LA City Council Votes To Declare Homelessness A Statewide EmergencyLA has almost a quarter of the state's 115,000 homeless people. City officials say homelessness is straining government services to the limit.
Mayor Garcetti Says He Has A Plan To Deal With El NinoThe mayor talked about staying ahead of the powerful weather phenomenon -- from organizing task forces to holding town hall meetings.
LA County Expected To Declare State Of Emergency For Communities Hit By Severe WeatherLos Angeles County officials were expected Friday to declare a state of emergency for several Southland areas due to severe weather that has caused property damage and traffic issues in many parts of the region.
LA County Launches Real-Time Weather Tracker, Urges Residents To Prep For 'El Niño'Officials want residents to being preparing for what could possibly be a record-setting El Niño event.
Since Katrina, Better Disaster Response Helps Connect Pets And PeopleOutside the nearly 2,000 human fatalities from Hurricane Katrina, the disaster displaced or killed hundreds of thousands of dogs, cats and other animals at a time when rescues focused on people and pets were left behind.
Plane Makes Emergency Landing In LA RiverA plane made an emergency landing Friday along a riverbed in the city of Vernon, police said.
Riverside County Declares State Of Emergency Due To Bridge CollapseA local state of emergency was declared Tuesday in Riverside County following the collapse of a four-lane bridge on Interstate 10 that prompted a full and indefinite closure of the freeway.
Major Flooding Reported At Building Housing WeHo RetireesIt was unclear if the flooding was related to Saturday's rain.
Robots Compete In Response To California Disaster SimulationRobots in the disaster response competition in California must push buttons, turn valves, cut through a wall and drive a light utility vehicle.
Delta Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Los AngelesMarshall Lowe, a spokesman for Los Angeles International Airport, said flight 1471A reported possible mechanical problems minutes after takeoff Sunday.
Police In Chatsworth Hold Emergency Meeting With Residents To Discuss Recent Sexual Assault"To have something like this happen so close to my house was upsetting and frightening," said Lisa Roehrig.
Bob Hope Airport Holds Emergency DrillA full-scale emergency response training exercise was being held Tuesday at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, according to officials.