Los Angeles County
Los Angeles County is creating a task force to recommend ways of closing a battery recycling plant after elevated lead levels were found in the soil at 39 surrounding homes and a school.
The Department of Auditor-Controller said Thursday the equipment was stolen February 5 from the Torrance office of Sutherland Healthcare Solutions, Inc., a firm that contracts with the county.
Parents are hailing the decision by Los Angeles County officials to expand crossing guard services to middle schools following a deadly accident near a Hollywood campus.
Los Angeles County’s economy will continue to improve at a rate of 3 to 4 percent this year, according to a report released Tuesday.
A pregnant South Bay woman and her unborn child are the latest victims of the flu, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said Thursday.
The evidence of extreme effects at the hands of California’s historic drought continues to mount, as a number of reservoirs, which the state depends on for water, are now running dangerously low.
Los Angeles County officials are preparing for a busy day of civil ceremonies for Valentine’s Day.
Indictments were announced Thursday against more than a dozen Inland Empire income tax return preparers and associates charged with fraudulently seeking millions of dollars in tax refunds.
A 12-million-year-old whale fossil was recently discovered at a Palos Verdes school.
Engineers are nearing completion on a project to retrofit all 14 flood control dams in Los Angeles County to be able to withstand a major earthquake, officials said Tuesday.
A smoke advisory was issued Thursday for portions of Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties due to the 1,700-acre Colby Fire burning in the foothills of the Angeles National Forest.
A 68-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder has apparently killed himself at a Los Angeles County jail.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a motion to add a cross back to the LA County seal after a nearly 10-year absence.
Los Angeles and Orange counties added more construction employment in 2013 than any other metropolitan area in the nation, a trade group said Tuesday.
Southern Californians should keep that beach umbrella handy and hold off on buying new snow skis — at least through the end of 2013.