Weather officials said this Santa Ana wind event is particularly long and dangerous.
A Silicon Valley engineer left paralyzed by a Placer County deputy will be paid $9.9 million in a settlement.
Police are looking for four men and a handgun they believe were involved in a gang-related Venice shooting that left one woman dead.
After months of delays and pandemic upheaval, officials have released the Master Plan for Early Learning and Care, a blueprint to remodel California's Byzantine child-care system.
Detectives are investigating a triple shooting at a Pasadena park.
Prosecutors alleged the captain failed to set a roving patrol, failed to conduct fire drills and failed to sufficiently train his crew.
San Francisco might join Santa Clara County in requiring travelers arriving from more than 150 miles away to quarantine for 14 days.
The L.A. Times will sue for records relating to detention centers run by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Federal regulators will consider requests in December by Pfizer and Moderna for emergency use authorization for their coronavirus vaccines.
The CSU extends its application deadline to Dec. 15 to ease the burden on students facing admissions challenges caused by COVID-19.
A demonstration outside the home of Supervisor Sheila Kuehl is the latest against officials who have imposed restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
California again records its most coronavirus cases in a single day, this time amid a wave of infections that is threatening to overwhelm hospitals.
More than 500 people were informed Monday afternoon that their next-day appointments had been canceled because of filming near the testing facility.
As the COVID-19 pandemic explodes, Latino neighborhoods in the San Fernando Valley bear the brunt of sickness, fear and despair.
Coronavirus cases and hospitalizations have hit unprecedented levels in California, and officials expect conditions to deteriorate rapidly in the coming weeks.
After wildfires that ravaged Santa Rosa and Paradise, residents who lost homes have seen none of the $1.3 billion in federal funding earmarked for relief.
California has failed during the COVID-19 pandemic to provide a free and equal education for all California students, violating the state Constitution, according to a lawsuit.
Skilled nursing facilities across California and the nation are once again inundated with coronavirus, but new research shows race, age and gender play roles
Among Southern Californians with roots in Taiwan, there is strong support for President Trump. Some are single-issue voters who value their homeland's interests above domestic issues.
The new total is nearly three times the $140 million in claim payments estimated last week by a group of California DAs and a federal prosecutor.
Coronavirus testing at the Union Station site was shut down after filming of a "She's All That" remake was approved there. Officials are working to reopen testing.
Republican candidate Mike Garcia holds his hotly contested congressional seat in CA-25. Christy Smith concedes as ballot margins grew on the close race.
Deputies chased Joseph McLaughlin, 31, for allegedly violating his parole outside a Twentynine Palms casino. They shot him several times after he allegedly pretended to throw a rock.
The weekly testing guidelines are some of the strongest in the nation, according to industry groups that lobbied for the change.
Groups opposed to L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti possibly joining the Biden administration demonstrated outside Garcetti's residence on Monday for the seventh straight day.
L.A. County at 'most difficult moment in the pandemic' as hospitals fill up, cases soar
Catmosphere Laguna closed over the weekend after coronavirus restrictions made it impossible to make ends meet, owner Gail Allyn Landau said.
Raymond Chan, a deputy mayor who oversaw economic development for L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti in 2016 and 2017, has been charged with conspiracy, bribery and other crimes.
Two deputies and two homicide detectives investigating the case have indicated they will not answer questions about the shooting of the 18-year-old.
According to his independent record label, Highway 420 Productions, new music from the 26-year-old was on its way.
Strong, gusty winds expected later this week could spark a rapid-growth wildfire amid bone-dry conditions, meteorologists warn.
Public health officials in some counties are warning that unless the coronavirus surge can be stopped, hospitals could run out of beds in weeks.
The county is still on track to meet its election certification deadline this week, the registrar of voters said.
The new rules, affecting stores, playgrounds and gatherings, are less severe than the stay-at-home order initiated in the spring.
L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti didn't order the recent county ban on outdoor dining, but he's still facing pressure from restaurant owners who are frustrated with his messaging.
Los Angeles City Councilman Gil Cedillo wants the city to use federal coronavirus relief funds to keep tenants in Chinatown from losing their homes as their landlord plans large rent hikes.
After a lengthy email exchange turned to an hours-long phone call, columnist Frank Shyong finds common ground with a reader who met him in the middle.
Older Democratic appointees on the influential federal appeals courts could step aside when Biden assumes office. But if Republicans hold the Senate, they could block more liberal nominees.
A committee has recommended 42 San Francisco schools for a name change, saying their namesakes are tied to racism or oppression. The mayor and alumni are opposed.
Demonstrators converged outside the home of Los Angeles County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer on Sunday to protest a new round of COVID-19 restrictions.
There are more COVID patients in California hospitals than ever before, sparking a race to tamp down the increase before the healthcare system is overwhelmed.
A man who broke into a South Pasadena home and attacked his estranged girlfriend was killed Saturday morning, authorities said.
A magnitude 3.7 earthquake was reported at 7:46 a.m. Sunday, 23 miles from Fortuna, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
A projection cited by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has 4,000 more L.A. County residents dying of COVID-19 by the year's end. But experts say that dire outcome is avoidable.
Black people are the overwhelming victims of sickle cell anemia. An experimental gene therapy being tested on Evie Junior, 27, gives him reason to feel positive.
As county health officials try to slow a worrisome coronavirus surge, holiday shopping and family gatherings could pose a danger as people tire of restrictions during a season many hoped would be...
California state prisons continue to contend with new, growing outbreaks at multiple facilities amid lapses in tracing, testing, and mask-wearing by guards.
As the chasm between red and blue America grows, families across the country are politically divided. For Vietnamese Americans, the gap can be especially profound.
Only 32% of Black adults say they would take a COVID-19 vaccine. That speaks volumes about the need for a reckoning on racism in healthcare and building trust in the communities hit hardest by th...
A security team assigned to Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey shot at suspects during an attempted vehicle theft Saturday outside her Granada Hills home, authorities said.
Six Buddhist temples in and near Orange County's Little Saigon community are defaced in the last month.
Most gatherings are banned for three weeks starting Monday.
San Francisco and San Mateo counties on Saturday were moved into the state's most restrictive tier, representing widespread risk of coronavirus transmission, as strict rules were implemented in S...
Inspections found that some Pasadena restaurants haven't taken basic steps to correct COVID-19 violations and they were shut down.
Los Angeles County has issued a new COVID-19 pandemic order in a desperate move aimed at slowing an unprecedented surge of coronavirus infections.
The number of people hospitalized with coronavirus infections in California has doubled in the last two weeks and is rapidly headed to breaking past its summertime high, according to a Times anal...
Listos California, a new state campaign, attempts to reach non-English-speaking immigrants and other vulnerable populations who have historically faced barriers to vital emergency information.
A victim found Tuesday in Pasadena's Hahamongna Watershed Park is identified as an outreach worker at homeless encampments.
In L.A. County, gathering with people outside your household is prohibited starting Monday. Businesses and playgrounds are further restricted too.
The earthquake occurred one mile from Redlands, San Bernardino and Colton.
The temporary and limited stay-at-home order that takes effect Monday in Los Angeles County is not as restrictive as limits adopted earlier this year.
Nearly 100,000 Southern California Edison customers are at risk for power outages as officials try to guard against wildfires.
As coronavirus cases surge during the busy holiday shopping season, uncertainty and unease have set in on Main Streets.
This fall increase in coronavirus rates is moving beyond densely populated urban areas like Los Angeles into the far northern rural reaches of the state.
Bloomberg Philanthropies gifts Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science its largest private donation of $7.7 million to invest in future Black doctors.
If you traveled during the holidays, you need to quarantine for 14 days when you return to California. Here's what that means.
At Gleason Beach, a major highway realignment shows the complicated realities of dealing with climate change on the California coast.
Our homeless neighbors worry about staying well in a deadly pandemic. But they have at best a thin membrane of tent to protect them.
While the reasons to despair are numerous, there is also a hope fueled by plates of hot food and optimism served up by East Hollywood's Heleo Leyva.
More than 8,000 SoCal Edison customers had their power shut off on Thanksgiving because of increased wildfire risk, and approximately 100,000 more remained at risk of having their lights turned o...
Healthcare workers celebrate Thanksgiving amid a surge in COVID-19 cases.
The Thanksgiving eve evictions came as activists argued that government officials had failed to provide shelter to keep people safe during the pandemic.
From Long Beach to Chinatown, restaurant workers and customers worry yet hope for the best on the day before the coronavirus shutdown — again.
A magnitude 3.3 earthquake occurred four miles from Palmdale at 8:52 a.m. Thursday.
The coronavirus is already spreading at unprecedented levels. Thanksgiving gatherings threaten a much greater crisis.
A company funded by former Dodgers owner Frank McCourt has proposed a $125-million gondola lift to fly customers over the park to Dodger Stadium.
To Pasadena seniors, Glendora High student Serena Lin is a big hit
This duet tours restaurants in the COVID- and recession-battered Westlake and Pico-Union neighborhoods, where they bring norteño music to diners
The effort is part of a pilot program called Kids First to help homeless families and children in L.A. get healthcare, tutoring and permanent housing.
It's a uniquely difficult time to be working retail this Black Friday, as coronavirus cases in California surge higher than at any other point in the pandemic.
A writer's mother and his friend never met, but they would be connected in an astonishing way. It's a tale of love, family and unending gratitude.
After expecting a massive pandemic-induced deficit and instead getting a projected $26-billion windfall, Sacramento politicians would be wise to sock it away for future years, columnist George Sk...
Two women are airlifted to hospitals in unknown condition after being shot in Calabasas. Sheriff's deputies are searching for the shooter.
Officers were attempting to stop three inmates who attacked a fellow inmate, authorities say.
The number of infected dropped from more than 60 to six
There will still be turkey dinners, but Thanksgiving will be far less festive than usual on L.A.'s skid row this year.
One out of every 145 people in L.A. County is infectious COVID-19, officials said — a drastic jump from two months ago, when the rate was about 1 in 880.
The nation's second-largest school district has given out more than 82 million grab-and-go meals since March in what the superintendent calls the largest such food relief effort in the U.S.
L.A. County faces its worst numbers ever as the COVID-19 pandemic continues its rampage across California and officials weigh further restrictions.
Communities from Hemet to Ventura may lose power in an effort to keep electrical systems from igniting wildfires, Southern California Edison says.
A federal judge rules that DMV criteria for deciding which personalized plates to print violate free speech.
L.A. police panel clears an LAPD sergeant in the fatal shooting of a man holding a bicycle part that resembled a handgun in Culver City.
L.A. is planning new coronavirus restrictions again. Is this the right path? Here are some answers, and some perspective, from epidemiologists and health officials.
In a year when so much has gone wrong, might we actually miss holiday freeway traffic, L.A.'s familiar symbol of the holidays?
After years of incremental reform, Los Angeles County is moving to dismantle the largest youth justice system in the country in favor of a "care-first" model to better serve young people in custo...
The fire that devastated a town in Mono County was driven by winds similar to the Santa Anas, though blowing from west to east.
Despite the pleas of public health officials, many people said they couldn't resist the temptation to be with loved ones at the tail end of a trying year.
Olympic champion Jeanette Bolden-Pickens owns South L.A.'s 27th Street Bakery Shop, founded by her grandparents in 1956. She is persevering through the pandemic and feeding a taste for tradition....
As coronavirus cases surge, L.A. officials consider new rules that would allow many businesses to remain open but with limited customer capacity.
Despite growing concern over a budget shortfall, the LAPD proposes a $100-million increase in its operating budget next year