The wildfire that destroyed seven homes and threatened the mountain town of Idyllwild was sluggish after a thunderstorm drenched the timberland and settled over the mountains Monday, threatening to trigger mudslides and flash flooding to the freshly burned area.
Authorities Sunday said they were lifting evacuation orders for Idyllwild and Fern Valley as a threat to those communities from the 42-square-mile Mountain Fire had diminished.
Some residents in San Clemente believe an annual Fourth of July office chair race has become a dangerous, drunken free-for-all.
HazMat crews Thursday were responding to a chemical spill in Santa Fe Springs.
Residents of Santa Monica are staying calm despite a recent wave of violence in the quiet seaside community.
Dozens of residents and Memorial Day campers have been forced to evacuate by a surging wildfire in the mountains of Santa Barbara County.
A vandal who has literally keyed in on two streets in Atwater Village, has been marking up cars for several years and has caused several thousands of dollars in damage.
Road traffic is expected to be just as heavy during Memorial Day weekend even though slightly fewer Southern California residents will be on the road, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California.
Residents of one of Southern California’s most exclusive neighborhoods were expected to protest the potential sale of the Los Angeles Times and Tribune Company newspapers across the country to the Koch Brothers.
A brush fire that charred about 125 acres and forced the evacuation of 200 homes in Monrovia is 85 percent contained.
Five people were killed and two critically injured — all members of a Southern California family — in an early-morning crash near the Utah border Saturday morning.
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Mar Vista residents were rattled early Friday morning after witnessing lightning spark a house fire during a storm.
One person has been injured following an explosion at a two-story apartment complex in West Hollywood.
A methane gas burn-off near Los Angeles International Airport created what appeared to be a “ball of fire” in the area.