Los Angeles County
The unemployment rate in Los Angeles County held steady at 8.1 percent in August, compared to the previous month, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.
This week’s heat wave just got hotter after power was knocked out to thousands of customers throughout Los Angeles County.
Attendance at Los Angeles County beaches this year hit a new high, along with the number of ocean rescues, county lifeguard officials said Friday.
Los Angeles County firefighters are ready for what some say could be a particularly harsh fire season, and they’ve got the hardware to back it up.
Health officials Friday confirmed the first death due to the West Nile virus in Los Angeles County in 2014.
A suspect in the shooting of a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed Tuesday following a three-hour standoff.
The National Weather Service Friday issued a high surf advisory through the weekend for Los Angeles and Orange County beaches.
Authorities say nearly 5,000 handguns, rifles and other weapons were destroyed Wednesday as part of the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department’s 21st annual Gun Melt.
Los Angeles County officials Tuesday rejected a plan to create a permanent civilian panel to oversee the Sheriff’s Department.
Officials reportedly are calling on a civilian oversight committee to assist the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department as they investigate how deputies could have accidentally shot hostages during two separate standoffs in the last four months.
A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s helicopter rescued two stranded hikers from a trail in the foothills of Altadena, authorities said.
Authorities Friday asked for the public’s help in finding a suspect they refer to as the “Quad Bandit” who allegedly targets multiple banks located within Orange and Los Angeles counties.
Temperatures reached the triple digits in much of the San Fernando Valley and 92 in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday but forecasters predict slightly lower afternoon temperatures for Friday.
Officials in Los Angeles County Tuesday moved to put residents in step with California regulators regarding water wastage.
At a time when election officials are struggling to convince more Americans to vote, advocates for the disabled say thousands of people with intellectual or developmental disabilities have been systematically denied that basic right in the nation’s largest county.