Parents of students at a Redondo Beach elementary school are asking district officials to remove a teacher accused of bullying her classroom, according to reports Thursday.
A brush fire that charred about 125 acres and forced the evacuation of 200 homes in Monrovia is 85 percent contained.
Firefighters have contained 50 percent of a brush fire that has destroyed 175 acres in Monrovia. Many residents who were evacuated earlier in the day have been allowed to return home.
A female pedestrian was struck and killed by a trash truck Thursday afternoon in Westminster, according to an Orange County Fire Authority captain.
Three people have escaped serious injury when a commuter bus collided with a car in Pasadena, sending the bus into a tree and an apartment building wall.