1 Dead, 1 Injured After Model Rocket Explodes At Thousand Oaks Elementary SchoolAn 18-year-old high school student was killed and another teenager was injured after their model rocket exploded at Madrona Elementary School in Thousand Oaks, authorities said.
Neighbors Say Homes Shook During Pipe Bomb Explosion In AnaheimA pipe bomb exploded Sunday afternoon in an alleyway in Anaheim, authorities said.
Report: 2015 Torrance Refinery Blast Could Have Been Environmental CatastropheInvestigators from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board are expected to discuss that near-hit and other safety issues on Wednesday as they present a report on the Feb. 18, 2015 blast that injured four contractors and coated neighboring homes and cars with white ash.
Man Sues Maker, Seller Of E-Cigarette After ExplosionKevin Endo filed a liability lawsuit against The Vapor Spot, saying he suffered second- and third-degree burns on his thumbs and left leg after the e-cigarette exploded in his pant pocket.
O.C. Teen Injured When E-Cigarette Explodes In His PocketFire officials said the battery exploded after coming into contact with the victim's keys in his pocket.
Man In Custody After Explosive Fire At Santa Monica ApartmentAuthorities say one person has been taken into custody on suspicion of arson after a huge explosion and fire rocked a Santa Monica apartment.
Explosion Reported On USC CampusAn explosion has been reported on the University of Southern California campus, authorities said Tuesday.
Why California Drivers Pay Highest Gas PricesThe national average is $2.12 per gallon. California drivers pay $2.78.
At least 120 Killed In A Series Of Terror Attacks Around ParisSeveral dozen people were killed Friday in a series of terror attacks, the deadliest to hit Paris since World War II, French President Francois Hollande said, announcing that he was closing the country's borders and declaring a state of emergency.
Westside Pavilion Reopens After Smoke Seen Coming From Underground Vault NearbyAuthorities on Sunday reopened the Westside Pavilion mall in West Los Angeles, lifting an evacuation order that went into effect after smoke was observed earlier in the day coming from an underground power vault.
Flight Security Measures Under Review After Russian Airliner IncidentFlight security is already extremely thorough as it is, but it could be getting even tighter soon.
Vault Fire Temporarily Knocks Out Power To Customers In Long BeachAccording to the city of Long Beach the area north of downtown is affected.