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Don’t worry about needing that umbrella over the weekend, the light rain showering Southern California on Thursday morning will be gone by the afternoon and soon replaced with a days-long warm spell, the National Weather Service said. A trough of wet wea
The Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District alerted residents this week to a large spike in the number of invasive Aedes mosquitoes. Officials reported a 330% increase this year in the mosquito population across Orange County, with the largest
Cal State faces difficult problems that don’t seem likely to disappear soon. The state covers a smaller proportion of its costs than it used to, and the number of students who want to attend keeps growing — with demand particularly high for certain popul
A convicted drug dealer is expected to be sentenced Tuesday for his role in the 2012 slaying of a 20th Century Fox executive whose decomposed body was found in the desert more than two years after he disappeared. A downtown Los Angeles jury rejected pros
In an apparent repudiation of the abuse defense, a jury on Wednesday convicted Erik and Lyle Menendez of first-degree murder for the 1989 slayings of their parents, setting the stage for dramatic weeks of testimony as the brothers fight to escape the dea
Two Beverly Hills brothers accused in the shotgun deaths of their parents pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of murder and conspiracy. Lyle and Erik Menendez entered their pleas in response to a Los Angeles County Grand Jury indictment returned earlie
The USC Overtime Podcast hotline is a little conflicted after USC’s 27-24 double-overtime victory over Texas. Is there more or to be happy about? Or concerned about? Bill Plaschke and Zach Helfand take you inside the crazy game. Plus: What happened to US
Louisiana My sister, who lives in Chicago, and I met in New Orleans. While there we enjoyed a delicious dinner at Del Porto Ristorante in Covington, on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain. We both agreed that the preparation, presentation and service w
Evan Smith recalled standing with his little brother in the foyer of John Creech's home in December 2010 and begging Creech to spare their father's life. Creech had recently learned that his wife was having an affair with the boys' father, Gavin Smith, a
Chargers hear a lot of noise about the crowd at StubHub Center won't be able to speak volumes as Dolphins...
Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers stood behind the podium in the guts of Sports Authority Field in Denver, a mile above sea level, unshowered, eye black still painted on his face and barefoot. He’d just played a football game, one his team lost in the f
Four months after Los Angeles officials eliminated more than 9 miles of Westside traffic lanes in an attempt to reduce fatal collisions, critics have launched an effort to recall City Councilman Mike Bonin, who supported the street projects. Clad in “Got
Justino Mora doesn’t consider the surprise Wednesday night negotiations between President Trump and Democratic leaders on a plan to save DACA a victory. At least not yet. Not when you’re dealing with this most unpredictable of presidents. “It’s too early
Three children were killed late Wednesday in a West Sacramento apartment, and police are searching for a man they described as a suspect in the slayings. West Sacramento police received calls Wednesday night reporting a domestic violence incident as well
Three days of lost pay may not seem like much, not worth arguing over for more than three years. But when an arbitration panel ruled last month that biology teacher Greg Schiller should get that money back, he and his many supporters saw a much greater v
Members of the Polish death metal band Decapitated were arrested by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies on suspicion of kidnapping a woman, authorities said Sunday. The four men are being held in an L.A. County jail pending extradition to Spokane, Wash
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