The quake was reported Sunday morning at 9:14 a.m. Pacific time 11 miles from Clearlake, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
A magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Sunday morning at 5:17 a.m. Pacific time 27 miles from Alpine, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Climate change is increasing California's wet-to-dry extremes, but average precipitation is not declining.
As more Californians report anti-Asian hate incidents, activists push Gov. Gavin Newsom for aid.
How will L.A. County move forward in combating the coronavirus outbreak? Leaders from the Board of Supervisors offer a mixed bag of answers.
A decade of 911 calls to the LAPD reviewed by The Times helps explain the possibilities and challenges of reimagining police.
In what officials Saturday described as an "alarming" increase, hospitalizations of patients with confirmed coronavirus infections in Los Angeles County have jumped 41% in the last three weeks.
Kanye West tweets that he's running for president
Amid the coronavirus, this year's Fourth of July celebrations took a different tone across Southern California
Members of indigenous groups joined Black Lives Matter organizers and other demonstrators Saturday in L.A. for a peaceful, masked protest and march.
The 57-year-old had been on death row since 2004 for murdering two boys he abducted and tortured in 1993. The case went unsolved for eight years.
Another 287 LAPD employees are currently quarantined at home after having been exposed to the novel coronavirus.
A woman, whose racist, anti-Asian tirades last month shocked the public and the city of Torrance, has a warrant out for her arrest in connection to a confrontation separate from those recently ca...
The City Council voted to move forward with the display at an emergency meeting Saturday, granting Mayor R. Rex Parris' request for authority to issue a permit and sign a contract with a firework...
Flooding hits Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach amid high tide and surf. Residents started July 4 by shoveling sand and water out of their driveways.
Californians hoping the July 4 weekend would bring a return to a semblance of summer fun instead find closed beaches and limited restaurant service.
State-legal cannabis operators face expensive seizures as they distribute through San Diego and Imperial counties.
A dangerous combination of high tide and high surf in Newport Beach destroyed a sailboat, authorities said.
West Hollywood, Santa Monica and Monterey have announced plans to fine people who don't cover their faces to protect against COVID-19.
The magnitude 3.3 earthquake struck early Saturday, 40 miles from Chico and 36 miles from Paradise.
As the coronavirus surges again, the L.A. Regional Food Bank is overwhelmed with people trying to keep their families fed
Weeks after USC removed the name of Rufus Von KleinSmid, some are raising questions about a host of names and symbols on campus, examining whether they too should be purged at this historic momen...
Gov. Gavin Newsom again Wednesday threatened more enforcement for businesses that fail to follow coronavirus guidance, but how it would work remains unclear
Freedom means getting through the coronavirus together, not refusing to wear masks or to take the virus seriously
The Lancaster City Council has called an emergency meeting Saturday to vote on whether to defy a Los Angeles countywide ban on fireworks displays over the July Fourth weekend.
As beach closures went into effect to stem the spread of the coronavirus over the Fourth of July weekend, Southern Californians mostly followed the rules on Friday.
Riverside County truck driver Tommy Macias died of COVID-19 after attending a barbecue. His final message was a warning filled with regret.
Consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers is seeking at least $8 million, alleging the city tried to conceal evidence during legal proceedings.
A Santa Barbara grand jury blames county supervisors for working too closely with lobbyists as they sought to regulate massive marijuana grows
Albia Miller, 71, is the singing gadfly of Riverside County. The dreaded coronavirus pulled the curtain down on most of her stages
The rate at which coronavirus tests in California are coming back positive continues its alarming climb — jumping 51% over the past two weeks, a Los Angeles Times analysis found.
In a new world where crowds mean danger, swap meets and the vendors who make them run struggle to stay afloat.
A former official at the L.A. Department of Building and Safety alleges that he was ousted after raising concerns about fraud and other issues.
The public has become more accustomed to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the virus is no less infectious now than it was in the winter.
The 4.5 earthquake occurred at 2:20 a.m. on Hawaii's Big Island.
Rain year in L.A. was near-average, but far from normal
The total number of COVID-19 tests conducted in Orange County was mistakenly inflated for more than a month beginning in late April in data released to the public, an error that may have painted ...
Several exemptions to L.A. County's $0 bail rule permit police departments to hold people for misdemeanor offenses commonly associated with protests, including unlawful assembly and failure to di...
Church officials have agreed to stop celebrating public Mass indoors and to restrict outdoor services after the city attorney sent a cease-and-desist letter.
The Imperial County health order also closes all county parks, bars gatherings and directs residents to stay at home when possible. Over 20% of coronavirus tests in the county come back positive.
California Senate passes a bill to provide job protections to employees of small businesses. But some say the protections will hurt those businesses.
A dozen Orange County-operated beaches join a growing list of city shorelines that will close in an effort to keep crowds from congregating and potentially spreading the virus.
The drowning was the second in Calaveras County in the last two weeks.
A newer strain of the coronavirus has a mutation that might make it more infectious, a team of scientists says. Other researchers disagree.
The new tool was released as L.A., like many areas in California and the U.S., sees distressing spikes in COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations.
Los Angeles and Ventura counties will close beaches for the entire holiday weekend, while several Orange County cities will close their shores Saturday.
A wildfire in the Imperial County town of Niland cost dozens of families their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Only 10% to 20% of classes will be offered in person and on campus, reversing USC's original decision to reopen for the fall semester.
The sheriff's station will issue citations to those not following the statewide coronavirus health order to don face coverings while in public or high-risk settings.
After four daily infection records in the last two weeks, officials fear social gatherings could bring even more outbreaks over the July 4 weekend.
For the past 16 years, Mauro Rios Parra has sold fruit bars and ice cream on the streets of Pico-Union, one of L.A.'s densest cities and among the hardest hit by the coronavirus.
"He is the real-life version of Hannibal Lecter," Sacramento County Dist. Atty. Anne Marie Schubert told reporters
The popular spooky spectacle has been called off for 2020 as the pandemic continues, but is set to return in 2021.
As coronavirus cases and hospitalizations rise in Riverside County, health officials say that the "curve is no longer flat."
Two girls and a man died in a Watts home in what police are calling a murder-suicide. The girls died in the home from undisclosed injuries.
John Zeretzke, linked to flutes contaminated with semen that were then given to schoolchildren, pleaded guilty to one charge of production of child pornography.
Eight measures earned a spot on the Nov. 3 ballot through the collection of voter signatures. Four were added by the California Legislature.
Los Angeles will not ticket vehicles that are parked in rush-hour and anti-gridlock zones or in residential areas during street sweeping until Aug. 1 at the earliest.
Newsom orders counties to halt visits to indoor restaurants, wineries, entertainment centers, movie theaters, zoos and museums for at least three weeks.
There were just a handful of coronavirus cases in rural Lassen County in Northern California until an outbreak at a prison in Susanville. Health officials say it began after inmates from San Quen...
A real estate firm puts one of its executives on leave amid the federal corruption probe that led to the arrest of L.A. City Councilman Jose Huizar.
A handful of Orange County restaurants have temporarily closed in the last week to deep clean and sanitize their spaces, some after discovering that employees had been infected with COVID-19, bus...
L.A. is revamping its rules for handing out licenses to cannabis businesses amid anger and disappointment over the tumultuous rollout of the program.
Gov. Gavin Newsom restricts indoor dining, tasting rooms, entertainment centers, movie theaters, zoos, museums and card rooms in California counties struggling to control the coronavirus.
Deluged by demands for cuts in police spending, the L.A. City Council votes to take the LAPD down to 9,757 officers by next summer.
Norco sets a 6 a.m.-to-6 p.m. curfew after a Black Lives Matter rally and march are disrupted by counterprotesters.
Newsom announced that Orange County and 18 other counties must immediately close bars and cease indoor operations at restaurants, wineries and more.
Gov. Gavin Newsom orders the immediate closure of bars, restaurants and other indoor facilities in 19 counties as COVID-19 cases spike.
More than six months after Mayor Eric Garcetti predicted that a new housing project for homeless people would open every three weeks, there has been only one other opening to celebrate. The coron...
When Tomajae Tolliver thought about COVID-19, the economy and his job, a question looped through his mind: "How am I going to survive?"
State and local governments plan more restrictions as coronavirus cases continue to spike in California.
California is cutting off funding for COVID-19 testing just when counties say they need more resources in rural and disadvantaged areas.
The battle between Jackie Lacey and George Gascón to lead the nation's largest local district attorney's office is already being influenced by the fallout of national calls to change American po...
Coronavirus keeps raging in L.A. County, other parts of California. The state as a whole hit a grim milestone Tuesday when it exceeded 6,000 deaths.
Environmentalists would like to see Oceano Dunes closed to off-road vehicles to protect nesting birds. Off-roaders consider themselves the endangered species.
The Los Angeles School board voted to defund the school police budget by $25 million following weeks of protests by student activists involved in the Black Lives Matter movement.
Of the 216 tests administered to residents and staff at the facility, more than 80% have come back positive for COVID-19.
Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday ordered tougher restrictions on indoor activities for most of the state, marking a major step backward in the reopening and an attempt to slow an alarming rise of t...
The Los Angeles Times has filed a lawsuit against Los Angeles County, alleging that the Sheriff's Department has repeatedly refused to turn over public records about deputies involved in miscondu...
Ventura County health officials announced they were following Los Angeles County in closing beaches for the 4th of July holiday weekend to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Attorneys for Los Angeles on Tuesday argued against a temporary restraining order to block police from using batons and tactical bullets to control crowds.
California, other U.S. states and communities of color face threats from climate change, a House select committee stated in a report Tuesday. It laid out an action plan for reversing those threat...
A woman admitted to killing a man and setting a home on fire in West Hills after firefighters found the dead man untouched by the flames, the Los Angeles Police Department said Tuesday.
To keep your dogs and cats safe during July 4th fireworks, have a plan, make sure their identification is up to date and give them plenty of exercise.
After a violent encounter with a river otter that sent a visitor to the hospital, Lassen Volcanic National Park officials are warning for people to stay away from the area.
Nationwide, people are calling for police reform and changes in use-of-force policies in the wake of George Floyd's death in police custody. But Congress can't seem to decide how to get it done. ...
Gov. Gavin Newsom warns that he plans to announce new coronavirus restrictions ahead of the July 4 weekend in California as community spread grows.
Carmen Quintero, a warehouse supervisor in California, felt sick and wanted to get a coronavirus test. She never got it, but got a huge hospital bill.
Heal the Bay's annual survey of California beaches gives high water-quality marks to 92% of beaches. Six of the dirtiest were in the Bay Area.
As coronavirus cases rocket upward in many parts of the state, bars across California, many of which reopened only recently, are being forced to close again.
Only a day after California recorded its highest single-day count of coronavirus cases — more than 8,000 infections — the state's death toll surpassed 6,000.
A gunman fired into a crowd Monday night at a vigil for a man who had been fatally shot in the same area of Long Beach the night before.
With coronavirus cases surging in California, the holiday weekend is a crucial test for whether residents can reduce risky behavior.
After California Institution for Men in Chino inmates were transferred, nearly one-third of San Quentin prisoners test positive for the coronavirus.
Carl Reiner, the comedy actor, writer, director and producer who created 'The Dick Van Dyke Show' and played second banana to Sid Caesar, has died.
Unlike the first surge of coronavirus cases in California, a second wave of cases is spread across the state, leaving medical providers frustrated and on edge.
Officials express alarm over people flouting safety rules as the state records its highest number of new coronavirus cases reported in a single day.
Firefighters responded to a small fire inside a Woodland Hills home. After they put out the flames, they found a dead man inside. But he wasn't touched by the flames or smoke.
While some California budget choices were supported by legislators from both major parties, the enacted plan largely reflects the priorities of majority Democrats.
About 2,850 municipal employees, or roughly 8.2% of the workforce, would be eligible for payouts from the city if they retire in the coming year.