Los Angeles and other California cities cut water use by a combined 31 percent in July, exceeding the governor’s statewide mandate to conserve, officials said Thursday.
A proposal to raise California’s minimum wage and tie future increases to inflation was not taken up in time by a key state legislative committee, likely stalling the effort for this year.
Arson investigators on Thursday afternoon were asking for the public’s help in searching for a suspect thought to have started three fires in the Beverly Glen area.
An Orange County lawmaker said Thursday he has “no confidence” in Caltrans’ spending practices after a state auditor found the agency approved the time sheets of an engineer who played golf for 55 workdays while on the clock.
Hangry, awesomesauce and butthurt – these are among the latest batch of everyday phrases that have made their way from slang to actual entries in the Oxford Dictionaries.
The triple-digit temperatures may feel like an oven to most humans, but to some of the animals at the Los Angeles Zoo, the weather feels juuuust right.
One person was killed Thursday in the crash of a small airplane about six miles west of Santa Clarita, officials said.
Officials say a vehicle sheared a fire hydrant Thursday in Hollywood and sent water spewing into the air.
A gang member was sentenced to prison on Thursday for his role in the Christmas murder of a mother five years ago.
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Police sought the public’s help on Thursday to locate a man suspected of groping women near two local schools in Arcadia.
Homicide detectives on Thursday investigated the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a 30-year-old man in West Los Angeles.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America defended its practices Thursday in a lengthy letter to Congress and included a report by experts that found undercover videos of officials discussing fetal tissue for research were heavily altered by anti-abortion activists.
A man has been hospitalized after he was gored by a bison on Santa Catalina Island.
An official at a Bakersfield-area charter school has been arrested on suspicion of distributing child pornography.
A brush fire along both sides of the I-15 in the Cajon Pass has burned several vehicles, including a boat.