Fire crews found one body inside the charred warehouse and one person died at a hospital, authorities said.
Rep. Norma Torres calls for an inspector general's investigation into the Army probe of a Chino soldier whose head was found severed from his body.
Experts say the shift is in response to restrictive border policies that put migrants at increasing danger as they are pushed farther out to the high seas.
With peak fire season upon us, rain and wind are in a race for who gets here first.
Sheryl Bell's son Julian Alexander was killed by Anaheim police in 2008. His name is only now being talked about in the same breath as George Floyd and other Black Americans killed by police.
In some schools, teachers and other workers suddenly disappear, leaving voids, but there are no massive disruptions after vaccination deadline.
California Highway Patrol officers investigate a fatal crash that shut down a portion of the southbound 110 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles
Beta Offshore received a $20-million "end of life" royalty discount. It also received a $11-million discount because it planned to drill new wells.
It took 150 firefighters just over an hour to extinguish the fire, which consumed a 50-foot by 100-foot, one-story building, LAFD said.
On Monday, some parents kept their children home from school to protest the pending statewide student vaccination mandate.
A collision at an intersection sent one car careening onto the sidewalk, fatally striking the child and seriously injuring a woman.
The smell in Carson linked to the Dominguez Channel is an emergency, Rep. Nanette Barragán says.
Law enforcement agents destroyed more than 1 million illegally grown marijuana plants this year in an attempt to curb the widespread grows that undercut California's legal marketplace.
In a letter to council members, Ridley-Thomas said he will fight the "outrageous allegations" and resume participation at an "appropriate" time.
Attorneys for Kobe Bryant's widow also argue it is 'adding insult to injury' for L.A. County to refuse to make Sheriff Alex Villaneuva and Fire Chief Daryl Osby available for routine depositions.
Female firefighters and civil rights advocates on Monday called on LAFD Chief Ralph Terrazas to resign after reports of abuse, harassment and retaliation of female firefighters in the department....
Gov. Gavin Newsom is emphasizing holding cities accountable for state laws on zoning and approving housing projects, including starting a new effort staffed with more than dozen employees to enfo...
The weather system was far more dramatic in central and Northern California, where measurable rain and even snowfall were recorded at higher elevations.
The average accumulation of rain and snowfall across the state totaled only 11.87 inches during the 2021 water year, which ran Oct. 1, 2020, through Sept. 30.
Internal squabbles, budget worries and a failure to prioritize the wildfire threat have held Sacramento back in addressing the state's blazes, columnist George Skelton writes.
Scientists and California state officials are working together to study Earth's rapidly changing systems and make more informed decisions.
In L.A. County, health officials are enlisting people living in tents, RVs and makeshift shelters to help get unhoused people vaccinated.
An L.A. County sheriff's deputy had fatally shot a man on the same Whittier block where three people were critically wounded in a shooting at a Halloween house party five days later, authorities ...
Some boat ramps and docks are hundreds of feet from the water line, said Geoffrey Schladow, director of the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center.
Clinton, 75, was treated for a urological infection that spread to his blood.
This month's spill was over 10 times larger than regulators in the 1970s predicted in the event of an anchor strike on the pipeline. Their miscalculation may have missed an opportunity to enact s...
Investigators say the ship was involved in an anchor-dragging incident in January, near the pipeline that was the source of this month's oil spill.
Rep. Karen Bass kicked off her campaign for L.A. mayor in front of a crowd of 700 supporters. One notable absence, though, was felt: Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas.
Clinton, 75, was admitted to UC Irvine Medical Center on Tuesday after feeling fatigued.
Two teenagers and a man were critically wounded at a Halloween house party in Whittier when a man pulled out a handgun after a fistfight and opened fire, authorities said.
Millionaire Robert Durst, who days ago was sentenced to life in prison for murdering Susan Berman, is on a ventilator with COVID-19, his lawyer says.
Among those who are dedicated to alleviating homelessness in Los Angeles, the news of the indictment of City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas brought only sadness and dismay.
Many are rising to defend and pray for the councilman, while calls escalate for him to step down or, at the very least lose, his committee assignments.
What does another La Niña winter mean for drought-stricken Southern California? Nothing to cheer about.
Los Angeles Dodgers versus the San Francisco Giants is the most visible part of an ideological fault line that runs through politics, food, culture, dress, music and contrasting ways of life. Sim...
COVID vaccine mandate deadline is fast approaching, and L.A. officials weigh discipline options.
L.A. County Supervisors Hilda Solis and Kathryn Barger want to see an independent audit of their former colleague Mark Ridley-Thomas.
Neither the L.A. County inspector general nor a deputies union were impressed with Villanueva's announcement that cowboy hats are now allowed.
For 30 years, Mark Ridley-Thomas was an influential voice in L.A. politics. The city councilman now faces bribery and other charges. He denies any wrongdoing.
Despite fears of unrest, the closure of MacArthur Park went quietly Friday night.
The proliferation of so-called ghost guns, which are untraceable and able to be assembled at home, has contributed to more than 100 violent crimes so far this year, the LAPD said.
In Carson, a smell like rotten eggs from the Dominguez Channel has been sickening residents for nearly two weeks. Anger is growing.
The facility, which has housed tens of thousands of children and teenagers, will close Nov. 19.
L.A. City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas said he wouldn't resign and plans to fight the charges of bribery that were revealed earlier this week.
Scientists say 1,000-pound leatherback sea turtles have declined by about 5.6% in California each year for the last three decades.
Visits to businesses by L.A. County health inspectors Oct. 8-10 were focused primarily on education rather than heavy-handed enforcement.
Los Angeles will soon require all city employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. But it remains unclear what will happen to those who refuse.
Crews make significant progress on the Alisal fire, with containment jumping from 5% to 41%.
A red flag warning signaling hot, dry, windy conditions will be in effect from 6 a.m Friday to 8 p.m. Saturday.
Public health officials are recommending everyone get a flu shot now to stave off a potentially bad season.
Los Angeles police officers have opened fire more times this year than in all of last year or the year before, according to LAPD data tracked by The Times.
Coachella said it would no longer require proof of vaccination to attend the festival. Health experts and fans have questions.
An alternative test would perpetuate racial and economic disparities while adding only 'modest' value in predicting college success, a faculty group has recommended.
The desperation that brought USC dean, Mark Ridley-Thomas together
Across L.A.'s Council District 10, constituents, family, friends and collaborators expressed a mix of emotions on the news that Mark Ridley-Thomas was indicted on federal bribery charges.
Opponents of the plan say the settlement lets the Boy Scouts off the hook for billions in damages from decades of abuse.
Barbara Easley-Cox describes what she experienced as a member of the Black Panther Party, from California to Algeria to North Korea and beyond.
As the government seeks an end to drift gill net fishing, a once booming swordfish industry draws its last breaths.
Former L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa endorsed Rep. Karen Bass in her bid for mayor, saying, "I have never seen this city so dirty, so rudderless."
Teachers and other staff had through Friday to obtain their first shot. Otherwise, they can't return to campus on Monday.
Una ruptura de la cadena de suministro global ha provocado un estancamiento en los puertos de Los Ángeles y Long Beach y más allá
Federal prosecutors on Thursday charged Michael Lerma with ordering the murder of an inmate at the federal Metropolitan Detention Center in downtown Los Angeles.
Already unsettled by the likely departure of the mayor, an upcoming election and a contentious redistricting process, the City Council must decide what to do about Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is with the 42nd president of the United States at UC Irvine Medical Center, sources confirmed.
Federal charges have cast a shadow over the many sites named after longtime politician Mark Ridley-Thomas, whose name has decorated health centers, a youth facility, government offices and a pede...
Officials initially estimated as much as 144,000 gallons of oil was spilled into the ocean but on Thursday, a Coast Guard lieutenant commander said the agency is confident the number of gallons l...
The law allows people to sue private prison companies for failing to comply with the standards of care outlined in a facility's contract.
Robert Durst, 78, will spend the rest of his life in a California prison for the fatal shooting of his longtime confidante, Susan Berman, in 2000.
Statewide numbers of new coronavirus infections and COVID-19 hospitalizations have been falling for weeks, but daily death counts have remained high.
In Cher's $1-million lawsuit against Mary Bono, she accuses Sonny Bono's widow of undoing provisions from her divorce settlement entitling her to royalties.
While not as potent as earlier in the year, COVID-19's presence looms large, especially heading into the colder fall and winter months.
Police say Shannon Marie O'Connor gave so much alcohol to her son and other teens that they often vomited and passed out.
The blaze has sent toxic smoke billowing southeast of Santa Barbara, triggering air quality advisories in Los Angeles and other counties.
A 14-year-old suspect is in custody after an LAPD detective was and wounded while driving to work early Thursday morning.
California laws requiring companies to put women and nonwhite or LGBTQ people on their boards of directors are having nationwide influence.
As expected, the state's two largest school systems face litigation over requiring COVID vaccinations as a condition for attending in-person classes.
Bills on fishing licenses, ghost guns, jaywalking, bicycle laws and gas-powered lawn equipment were among those Newsom acted on
In a policy reversal, USC will apologize to former Japanese American students and offer them honorary degrees posthumously eight decades after impeding their efforts to complete their education.
As of Tuesday evening, wildlife officials had collected 28 oil-covered birds from the Orange County shoreline, all of which have undergone cleaning and rehabilitation. Some were released Wednesda...
A federal bribery indictment threatens to taint one of longest-serving Los Angeles politicians.
Officials raised concerns in the 1970s about plans for oil platforms off Orange County.
A global supply chain breakdown has resulted in gridlock at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and beyond.
The L.A. political world is stunned by Mark Ridley-Thomas indictment.
Late October precipitation could dampen wildfires in Northern California
By Wednesday afternoon, the fire had grown to 15,442 acres and was 5% contained. Santa Barbara County officials declared a local emergency, and Gov. Gavin Newsom secured federal assistance for th...
Alma Hernández resigned as executive director of Service Employees International Union California State Council, ending her 11-year tenure.
L.A. City Council members are calling for new measures to protect residents from the health impacts of extreme heat.
A former USC dean is charged with paying off Mark Ridley-Thomas in exchange for millions of dollars in L.A. County contracts with the university.
Burning garbage and grass near a Wilmington oil refinery sent up a column of black smoke that could be seen across the South Bay Wednesday.
Reagan Ranch, setting for history and legendary figures, threatened by Alisal fire
Strong winds are expected to hit swaths of California on Thursday and Friday, prompting warnings of fire and potential power shutoffs.
XPO Logistics, one of the world's largest trucking companies, settled with drivers who had alleged it paid them less than minimum wage.
Fueled by 40-mph sundowner winds, the Alisal fire defied containment in Santa Barbara County. Strengthening winds promised even more challenges.
Gridlock at L.A. ports hit record high as investigators looking into the oil spill gather data on every vessel traveling near the pipeline since last October.
Our Masters of Disasters panel is back to discuss the future of wildfire smoke, point out the success story of auto emissions and tell terrible jokes.
Nineteen counties in Northern and Central California could be affected in order to reduce the risk of wildfire from energized power lines.
A fire is burning outside Beale Air Force Base north of Sacramento. The blaze is about 50 acres, according to fire officials.
Fueled by bone-dry vegetation, the Alisal fire has burned 13,000 acres and is 5% contained.
Three people died and two more were critically injured in a house fire that broke out late Monday in the Florence-Graham neighborhood.
Kathie McCormack's family expected to be able to confront Durst at his sentencing this week, but California law makes it extremely unlikely.