Volunteers were on the beaches in Santa Monica and Playa del Rey Thursday as part of a cleanup effort following Wednesday’s storm.
An autopsy will be performed on the body of a newborn boy who was found dead in a trash bin Thursday afternoon, officials said Friday.
Sheriff’s homicide detectives Friday were investigating the discovery of a man’s body at a waste processing facility in the city of La Puente.
Californians reduced the amount of trash sent to landfills to a record low last year.
It’s a common sight on the nation’s beaches: among the sand, sea foam and gnarled kelp lay plastic bottles, bags and other garbage.
Two men faced misdemeanor charges Tuesday after they were caught on video illegally dumping waste in El Sereno, city officials said.
An Altadena resident was unharmed Friday after she found a bear in the kitchen of her home near the foothills of the San Gabriel Valley.
Banks and government offices including courts, libraries and the post office are all closed Monday in observance of the holiday.
An Anaheim woman was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison on Friday for killing her baby after giving birth in an Orange County restaurant where she worked.
Emergency crews and a hazardous materials team descended on an Albertson’s parking lot Wednesday after a radioactive material was found in a nearby trash bin.
Authorities say a 53-year-old Van Nuys man was run over and killed by his own pickup truck.
A group of downtown clergy members has taken the unusual step of publicly urging other religious organizations to stop feeding homeless people on the streets of Skid Row, saying the effort is well meaning but misguided.
Residents who live in the foothills above Pasadena are being urged to protect their garbage cans from marauding bears.
Local environmental groups have issued a stunning accusation against Six Flags Magic Mountain, claiming that the popular theme park is polluting the Santa Clara River.
A 250-pound black bear has become a regular and unwanted visitor for residents living in the foothills.