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Santa Ana Winds Knocked Out Power For Thousands Across SoCal

Santa Ana Winds Knocked Out Power For Thousands Across SoCal

Southern California Edison had warned it may be forced to cut power to some areas if it believes the wind could cause power lines to spark brush fires.

LA's Salvadoran Americans Celebrate St. Romero

LA's Salvadoran Americans Celebrate St. Romero

Archbishop Oscar Romero has been the informal patron saint of El Salvador since his murder in 1980 -- but now it's official.

SoCal Asians Do Not Agree About Harvard's Affirmative Action Case

SoCal Asians Do Not Agree About Harvard's Affirmative Action Case

Trial begins Monday in a lawsuit challenging Harvard's "race-conscious" admissions program.

These Tiny Electric 3-Wheelers Seat One, Don't Have Airbags And Are Now On LA Roads

These Tiny Electric 3-Wheelers Seat One, Don't Have Airbags And Are Now On LA Roads

Technically, the Solo is a fully enclosed motorcycle, and that's how it's registered and insured in California.

A Councilman Who's 'Tough On Crime' Was Convicted Of A Felony For Striking His Girlfriend In The Face

A Councilman Who's 'Tough On Crime' Was Convicted Of A Felony For Striking His Girlfriend In The Face

Eric Negrete has been tough on crime as a Victorville City Councilman. He even opposed leniency for non-violent offenders. But we've discovered Negrete himself asked a judge for leniency -- after he was convicted of a violent felony.

NIMBY Or Not -- A Community Implodes Over Whether (And Where) To House Homeless People

NIMBY Or Not -- A Community Implodes Over Whether (And Where) To House Homeless People

This is the story of a battle over a housing development for the homeless. But it's not just about this one battle -- it's a snapshot of NIMBY showdowns all over SoCal.

A Natural Gas Leak And Two Explosions In Koreatown Led To A School Lockdown

A Natural Gas Leak And Two Explosions In Koreatown Led To A School Lockdown

An LAFD official confirmed a nearby school was on lockdown, but no evacuations have been ordered in the area.

The Great Gas Leak Hangover: Why LA Still Must Conserve Energy 3 Years After The Aliso Canyon Blowout

The Great Gas Leak Hangover: Why LA Still Must Conserve Energy 3 Years After The Aliso Canyon Blowout

The gas leak near Porter Ranch, the nation's largest, was nearly three years ago. But that leak, continuing outages and limits on SoCal Gas pipelines keep gas scarce and electricity unreliable.

Finally, A Suspect In The Malibu Creek Mystery

Finally, A Suspect In The Malibu Creek Mystery

Anthony Rauda, 42, is suspected in a string of burglaries, and detectives are investigating whether he may also be linked to a series of shootings, one of which left a local camper dead.

LA City Council's Only Republican Is Stepping Down At Year's End

LA City Council's Only Republican Is Stepping Down At Year's End

The Los Angeles City Council's sole Republican announced plans to vacate his seat at the end of the year, setting up the possibility of a historic all-Democrat council.

A Cleanup Crackdown Is Set Around LA's New Homeless Shelter

A Cleanup Crackdown Is Set Around LA's New Homeless Shelter

Regular sweeps are planned within the new "Special Enforcement and Cleaning Zone" around the El Pueblo site downtown.

Disney's 1950 Short About Traffic Safety Could Pass For LA 2018

Disney's 1950 Short About Traffic Safety Could Pass For LA 2018

Look past the dated animation and this Goofy short is still Big Mood in L.A. -- and everywhere else.

How Explaining Consent To Silver Lake Third Graders Became Part Of The National Conversation

How Explaining Consent To Silver Lake Third Graders Became Part Of The National Conversation

Liz Kleinrock's lesson got a lot of attention when she posted a classroom chart on Instagram and Facebook last month.

Prop 6: Cheaper Gas Or Better Roads? LA's $5 Billion Question

Prop 6: Cheaper Gas Or Better Roads? LA's $5 Billion Question

Road repairs and transit construction worth $5 billion per year are in jeopardy if Prop 6 repeals the gas tax.

Everything You Need To Know About Voting By Mail

Everything You Need To Know About Voting By Mail

Plan to vote by mail? We have answers to your questions (and a look at the new L.A. County mail ballot).

Despite 'Significant Exposure' To Lawsuits, LA City Council Moves To Limit Disruptions At Meetings

Despite 'Significant Exposure' To Lawsuits, LA City Council Moves To Limit Disruptions At Meetings

City leaders just approved new rules to curb disruptive behavior in public city meetings. Opponents say it infringes on their Constitutional rights.

Anaheim Says The Ballot Initiative To Raise Disneyland Wages Doesn't Apply To Disneyland After All

Anaheim Says The Ballot Initiative To Raise Disneyland Wages Doesn't Apply To Disneyland After All

And if it passes there could be a Disney-themed court battle over pay at the park.

Why Helicopters And Bloodhounds Swarmed Malibu Creek State Park This Weekend

Why Helicopters And Bloodhounds Swarmed Malibu Creek State Park This Weekend

A burglary suspect is on the run in the area. Deputies say it's possible he's linked to the fatal shooting ofr a camper in June.

California's Next Governor: Newsom, Cox Darken The Lines Dividing Them In Spirited Debate

California's Next Governor: Newsom, Cox Darken The Lines Dividing Them In Spirited Debate

When it comes to the issues, there are clear dividing lines between the two gubernatorial candidates.

Miss That Rocket In The Sky Over LA? Here's When The Next One's Coming

Miss That Rocket In The Sky Over LA? Here's When The Next One's Coming

We've got photos & video of last night's sky object, and when you can see one again.

Indigenous Peoples Day Is Happening Now In DTLA. Here's How The City Is Celebrating

Indigenous Peoples Day Is Happening Now In DTLA. Here's How The City Is Celebrating

The county and city of L.A. have teamed up to throw the inaugural celebration, which kicked off at 7 a.m. and runs to 7 p.m. at both City Hall and Grand Park.

In Key Congressional Races, It's Getting Closer Than A Judicial Nomination Vote

In Key Congressional Races, It's Getting Closer Than A Judicial Nomination Vote

KPCC is partnering with The New York Times on a live poll covering four California U.S. House districts. As part of the deal, you get free digital access to the Times for two months.

 Hey, Have You Heard Of Condoms?

Hey, Have You Heard Of Condoms?

Of course you have. But we know that a lot of you don't use them.

Meet The Newly Minted MacArthur 'Geniuses' From LA

Meet The Newly Minted MacArthur 'Geniuses' From LA

The fellowships come with a $625,000 award they can spend however they like. L.A.'s winners? A violinist, a composer and neuroscientist.

This SoCal Christian College Supported Gay Relationships. Then It Abruptly Changed Its Mind.

This SoCal Christian College Supported Gay Relationships. Then It Abruptly Changed Its Mind.

Azusa Pacific University, an evangelical Christian school, expanded rights for LGBTQ students. The university's board of trustees decided to undo the changes.

A Homeless Couple In Mission Hills Was Attacked With Acid

A Homeless Couple In Mission Hills Was Attacked With Acid

It's the latest in a string of attacks on LA's homeless.

4 Inches Of Rain Is All LA Got Last Year

4 Inches Of Rain Is All LA Got Last Year

Get used to really dry, and really wet, and nothing in between.

LAPD Accused Of Excessive Force, Conspiracy To Cover Up Misconduct In Shooting Death Of Trader Joe's Manager

LAPD Accused Of Excessive Force, Conspiracy To Cover Up Misconduct In Shooting Death Of Trader Joe's Manager

Attorneys for Melyda Corado's family previously said the department had initially offered to let them review the latest video ahead of its public release, but then reversed their decision.

Is LA Really Going To Federal Court To Argue It Can Seize And Destroy Homeless People's Property?

Is LA Really Going To Federal Court To Argue It Can Seize And Destroy Homeless People's Property?

A ruling two years ago essentially put a stop to cleanup sweeps on Skid Row. Should the city fight for the right? What if it loses?

Joe Biden Rallies for SoCal Democratic Candidates -- And Speaks Of Anita Hill

Joe Biden Rallies for SoCal Democratic Candidates -- And Speaks Of Anita Hill

The former vice president talked about the importance of voting, his concerns about President Trump and his role in the Anita Hill hearings.

There's A Flea-Borne Typhus Outbreak In Downtown LA

There's A Flea-Borne Typhus Outbreak In Downtown LA

The disease doesn't affect pets or animals, but people who get sick can experience rash, high fever, chills and headache.

Health Care, 401k ... And Help With The Mortgage? Some LA Employers Are Treating Housing As A Benefit

Health Care, 401k ... And Help With The Mortgage? Some LA Employers Are Treating Housing As A Benefit

Many of L.A.'s fastest-growing jobs don't pay enough to cover L.A. rent. But only a few employers are offering housing help to their workers.

'Among The Most Violent Of The New Breed': A Q&A About SoCal White Supremacist Group Tied To Charlottesville Violence

'Among The Most Violent Of The New Breed': A Q&A About SoCal White Supremacist Group Tied To Charlottesville Violence

California's ugly history of white supremacism comes into focus as three local men are charged with rioting and inciting violence in Charlottesville.

'He Showed No Remorse': Family Of Terry Carter Speaks After Suge Knight Gets 28 Years For Fatal Hit-And-Run

'He Showed No Remorse': Family Of Terry Carter Speaks After Suge Knight Gets 28 Years For Fatal Hit-And-Run

The '90s rap mogul was originally charged with murder, attempted murder, and hit-and-run charges for running over two men, killing one of them, and fleeing the scene in 2015.

Meet The Brilliant Chemist From Caltech Who Just Won The Nobel Prize

Meet The Brilliant Chemist From Caltech Who Just Won The Nobel Prize

Frances Arnold just became the first woman at Caltech to win the award.

A Tale Of Two Friends, Thousands Of Refugees And A Long, Long Wait

A Tale Of Two Friends, Thousands Of Refugees And A Long, Long Wait

Refugee admissions have slowed to a crawl as the Trump administration has lowered the ceiling for entries and imposed other restrictions.

Why The LAUSD Superintendent's Calendar Matters To The School District's Strike-Ready Teachers

Why The LAUSD Superintendent's Calendar Matters To The School District's Strike-Ready Teachers

Reading the tea leaves on what's really behind the release of Austin Beutner's calendars by the teacher's union that's in the middle of contentious contract negotiations.

Rain And Possible Thunderstorms Are On Tap For LA

Rain And Possible Thunderstorms Are On Tap For LA

The National Weather Service expects up to a half-inch of rain in L.A. and Ventura counties, and possibly as much as an inch where thunderstorms form.

Take A Deep Breath And Read About How Bad LA Smog Really Is

Take A Deep Breath And Read About How Bad LA Smog Really Is

There's a reason they call it Smog City.

What You Need To Know About Proposition 10: The Affordable Housing Act

What You Need To Know About Proposition 10: The Affordable Housing Act

Should cities be allowed to pass rent control? That's the $60 million question.

Camarillo Man Says A Priest Abused Him And He Wants California Catholic Bishops Held Accountable

Camarillo Man Says A Priest Abused Him And He Wants California Catholic Bishops Held Accountable

A new lawsuit charges church leaders conspired to protect abusive priests, moving them around from church to church.

Public School Kids Did A Little Better This Year On Statewide Tests. See Those Scores

Public School Kids Did A Little Better This Year On Statewide Tests. See Those Scores

Most students still fall short of the state's expectations in both English and math -- and racial "achievement gaps" remain wide.

Protesters Say Mayor Garcetti Hasn't Delivered Safer Streets For Cyclists

Protesters Say Mayor Garcetti Hasn't Delivered Safer Streets For Cyclists

Outside the Intercontinental Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, demonstrators donned bright-green shirts and formed a human bike lane buffer.

President Trump Is Texting You Oct. 3 Whether You Want Him To Or Not

President Trump Is Texting You Oct. 3 Whether You Want Him To Or Not

The "Presidential Alert" should hit mid-morning Pacific time.

LA County Gets More Power To Force Severely Mentally Ill Homeless Into Treatment

LA County Gets More Power To Force Severely Mentally Ill Homeless Into Treatment

A new law will help force those with the most severe mental health issues to get treatment -- even if they don't want it.

Photos: Surfers Stoked To Meet Tropical Storm Rosa

Photos: Surfers Stoked To Meet Tropical Storm Rosa

"This is the place to be," said one surfer in Malibu. "If you can get a big one you're pretty stoked. Surf's up."

1 Year Later, Remembering The SoCal Victims Of The Las Vegas Mass Shooting

1 Year Later, Remembering The SoCal Victims Of The Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Of the dozens of victims, nearly half were from Southern California. This is who they were and what we learned about them in our reporting last year.

Rain And 'Sneaker' Waves: It's Not A Hurricane Anymore, But Rosa Could Still Be Dangerous For SoCal

Rain And 'Sneaker' Waves: It's Not A Hurricane Anymore, But Rosa Could Still Be Dangerous For SoCal

That didn't stop surfers from taking advantage of bountiful waves in Malibu Monday morning.

What You Need To Know About The Ruling That Lets Huntington Beach Opt Out Of California's Sanctuary Law

What You Need To Know About The Ruling That Lets Huntington Beach Opt Out Of California's Sanctuary Law

Huntington Beach argued that because it's a charter city, it needn't abide by S.B. 54, the state sanctuary law. An Orange County judge agreed.

 'Illegal Leases' On VA's West L.A. Campus Called Out By Watchdog -- Including Brentwood School, Red Cross And A City Park

'Illegal Leases' On VA's West L.A. Campus Called Out By Watchdog -- Including Brentwood School, Red Cross And A City Park

The Dept. of Veterans Affairs Inspector General says 11 leases are illegal and over a dozen more aren't accounted for. The VA is also falling behind on its goal to build 1,200 units of housing for homeless veterans.

How To Be The Best Stair Climber In The West

How To Be The Best Stair Climber In The West

Thousands trek up the tallest set of stairs this side of the Mississippi. For charity.

LA Metro Is Already Buying Electric Buses. Now Everyone Else Will Too.

LA Metro Is Already Buying Electric Buses. Now Everyone Else Will Too.

All those non-Metro city buses you see around? Yeah, they're gonna go electric, too.

Words You Never Hear in LA: There's A Hurricane Heading Our Way

Words You Never Hear in LA: There's A Hurricane Heading Our Way

Hurricanes are so rare there's only been two in SoCal in 150 years.

These Alhambra Students' Schoolwork Went From The Classroom To The Halls Of Congress

These Alhambra Students' Schoolwork Went From The Classroom To The Halls Of Congress

Here's how a high school civics teacher turned tragedy into a teaching moment.

This Malibu Camp Wants Juvenile Justice To Be More Like Rehab Than Prison

This Malibu Camp Wants Juvenile Justice To Be More Like Rehab Than Prison

It's been overhauled to be less like a prison for its young residents. But it's having challenges.

Kavanaugh Hearing Triggering Bad Feelings? Here's Where You Can Get Help

Kavanaugh Hearing Triggering Bad Feelings? Here's Where You Can Get Help

For many women, today's hearing stirred up difficult memories.

3 Ways California Is Trying To Help New Moms Get Treatment For Depression

3 Ways California Is Trying To Help New Moms Get Treatment For Depression

It's common for moms to struggle with anxiety and depression during and after pregnancy. But most women aren't screened or connected with treatment. California has three new laws that aim to change that.

In This Congressional Race, A Surfing Climate Change Skeptic Faces An Ex-Republican Turned Liberal

In This Congressional Race, A Surfing Climate Change Skeptic Faces An Ex-Republican Turned Liberal

A surfer is the GOP incumbent in the district that covers the Orange County coast, and he's up against a Democrat who's a former Republican. One issue that divides them is climate change.

The US Doesn't Know How Many Mexican-Americans Served In Vietnam. A New Play Is Trying To Make Sure They're Not Forgotten

The US Doesn't Know How Many Mexican-Americans Served In Vietnam. A New Play Is Trying To Make Sure They're Not Forgotten

"Ring Of Red: A Barrio Story" -- which runs through Sept. 30 at the Bootleg Theater -- incorporates more than 50 oral histories.

Lyft And LADOT Want You To Stop Driving Your Car For 30 Days In Exchange For Free Rides

Lyft And LADOT Want You To Stop Driving Your Car For 30 Days In Exchange For Free Rides

Lyft is offering $677 in transportation credit, which includes money toward Lyft's carpool service, a month-long regional transit pass and electric car sharing.

In LA, Muslims From China Watch And Worry As Homeland Crackdown Escalates

In LA, Muslims From China Watch And Worry As Homeland Crackdown Escalates

There are credible reports of mass detention, restrictions on religious expression, mass surveillance, DNA collection and control of movement and communication.

The Next Site For Mayor Garcetti's Temporary Bridge Shelters? The VA Campus In Brentwood

The Next Site For Mayor Garcetti's Temporary Bridge Shelters? The VA Campus In Brentwood

The project should house up to 100 homeless veterans and open in 2019. So far it's not getting the same NIMBY pushback as other shelter sites.

What We Know So Far About Ramon Escobar, The Man Accused In A String Of Deadly Beatings

What We Know So Far About Ramon Escobar, The Man Accused In A String Of Deadly Beatings

Police say Ramon Escobar, 47, was behind brutal attacks that left three people dead and four people injured in Santa Monica and L.A.

Did You Know You Can Vote From Jail? County Inmates Didn't

Did You Know You Can Vote From Jail? County Inmates Didn't

LA County and the ACLU spent National Voter Registration Day educating some of its most forgotten voters. They brought Common along too.

92 Percent Of LA Homes Are Unaffordable To The Average Person

92 Percent Of LA Homes Are Unaffordable To The Average Person

We're No. 2! After San Francisco, L.A. is the second least affordable housing market in the country.

'Sexually Violent Predator' Bill Cosby Gets 3 To 10 Years In Prison

'Sexually Violent Predator' Bill Cosby Gets 3 To 10 Years In Prison

The man who built his career on a family-friendly image is being sent to prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman.

In Sherman Oaks, NIMBYs Loudly Draw A Line Against Homeless Housing  -- And Threaten Recall

In Sherman Oaks, NIMBYs Loudly Draw A Line Against Homeless Housing -- And Threaten Recall

In a planned protest, residents drowned out the conversation with boos and chants of "No common sense" and "Recall!" -- directed at City Councilman David Ryu.

LA Renters Have Been Shut Out Of Solar. That's About To Change

LA Renters Have Been Shut Out Of Solar. That's About To Change

To qualify, you must be an LADWP customer, and you must live in a multi-family apartment building.

No One Says 'Surf's Up' In Long Beach Anymore, But The Waves Might Return

No One Says 'Surf's Up' In Long Beach Anymore, But The Waves Might Return

Removing part of the breakwater may be the cure for the ecosystems in Long Beach Harbor. One of proposals to improve plant and animal life in the bay would remove a third of the wall.

Police Say Man Arrested In Brutal Attack In Santa Monica May Be Tied To Beating Deaths In Downtown LA

Police Say Man Arrested In Brutal Attack In Santa Monica May Be Tied To Beating Deaths In Downtown LA

Another man was found brutally beaten in Santa Monica. Police say the man they arrested was likely behind the attacks in downtown L.A.

Chanting, Honking, Marching And Dressed In Black: Scenes From Today's Kavanaugh Walkout

Chanting, Honking, Marching And Dressed In Black: Scenes From Today's Kavanaugh Walkout

People walked out of their offices, homes, classrooms, or wherever on Monday at exactly 10 a.m.

Car Repairs And Custom Work Might Be More Expensive Now, Because Tariffs

Car Repairs And Custom Work Might Be More Expensive Now, Because Tariffs

President Trump's new round of tariffs on Chinese goods could stick you with a higher price tag for new car parts. And they could put this SoCal company out of business.

Benedict Canyon Is Back Open Two Months Earlier Than Expected

Benedict Canyon Is Back Open Two Months Earlier Than Expected

The key link between Beverly Hills and the San Fernando Valley was supposed to be closed through November.

Your Guide To Finding An LGBTQ-Friendly Doctor In LA

Your Guide To Finding An LGBTQ-Friendly Doctor In LA

Homophobia, and the fear of homophobia, can keep people from getting medical attention. Let us help you find an LGBTQ-affirming doctor.

LA Wants To Make It Easier To Find Parking With Real-Time Data Sharing

LA Wants To Make It Easier To Find Parking With Real-Time Data Sharing

The data's current form on the city's site is not user-friendly, but the goal is for app developers to take it and push out a more usable version to drivers.

Police Are Looking For A Connection In The Beating Deaths Of Men Sleeping Outside In LA, Santa Monica

Police Are Looking For A Connection In The Beating Deaths Of Men Sleeping Outside In LA, Santa Monica

On Thursday morning, a Santa Monica city maintenance worker found a man's body under the famous pier.

Complaint Filed Against Councilman Jose Huizar On Site For Reporting Misconduct

Complaint Filed Against Councilman Jose Huizar On Site For Reporting Misconduct

The specifics of the allegations aren't public, but the site is set up to report discrimination, harassment and retaliation.

2 In Custody After Student, Teacher Shot Near Van Nuys Charter Campus

2 In Custody After Student, Teacher Shot Near Van Nuys Charter Campus

The shooting happened near the campus of CHAMPS Charter High School of the Arts in Van Nuys

Democracy Dead Zone: Only 300 People Will Hear This SoCal Congressional Debate

Democracy Dead Zone: Only 300 People Will Hear This SoCal Congressional Debate

Find out about your candidates elsewhere: the Palmdale Chamber of Commerce banned recordings of a congressional candidate debate.

Newport Beach Police Deploy A Podcast In The Hunt For A Suspected Killer

Newport Beach Police Deploy A Podcast In The Hunt For A Suspected Killer

"We're not trying to do a trial by podcast," the host told us. "We're trying to run a manhunt."

One Man Dead, 2 Deputies Shot In Gun Battle At East LA Park

One Man Dead, 2 Deputies Shot In Gun Battle At East LA Park

The injured deputies, who Sheriff Jim McDonnell said were both in their thirties and "very seasoned," were listed in serious but stable condition.

When LA County Workers File Harassment Complaints, Sometimes Nothing Happens To The Accused

When LA County Workers File Harassment Complaints, Sometimes Nothing Happens To The Accused

An auditor says Los Angeles County can improve the way it tracks complaints about workplace misconduct.

Long Beach Police Have Been Using An App That Deletes Text Messages

Long Beach Police Have Been Using An App That Deletes Text Messages

After an Al Jazeera story, the department has suspended use of the app. An L.A. County deputy public defender plans to explore whether the practice affected the outcomes of homicide cases.

Want To Ride The Pink Line Or The Q Line? LA Metro Is Studying How To Rename Its System

Want To Ride The Pink Line Or The Q Line? LA Metro Is Studying How To Rename Its System

Metro didn't ask us for ideas, but our newsroom had plenty of great ones.

SoCal's Roadkill Danger Zones -- Where You're More Likely To Hit An Animal

SoCal's Roadkill Danger Zones -- Where You're More Likely To Hit An Animal

We have a map of hotspots and a list of the most dangerous freeway sections in the area.

Remedial Classes Aren't Working In Community Colleges -- And Now They're About To Be Canceled

Remedial Classes Aren't Working In Community Colleges -- And Now They're About To Be Canceled

Educators call it a huge change. How did it happen? When research showed the remedial classes were hurting instead of helping, campus administrators ultimately listened.

Inglewood's Multibillion-Dollar Football Stadium Is Taking Shape. We Got A Look Inside

Inglewood's Multibillion-Dollar Football Stadium Is Taking Shape. We Got A Look Inside

Six million construction hours later, officials say the project is on schedule to be completed by 2020.

LAUSD's Leader Wants To 'Manage Out' Bad Teachers. But Does The District Know Which Ones Are Bad?

LAUSD's Leader Wants To 'Manage Out' Bad Teachers. But Does The District Know Which Ones Are Bad?

The vast majority of LAUSD teachers "meet" or "exceed standards" on their evaluations, according to new numbers -- but are those numbers right?

San Bernardino Diocese Will Release Name Of Every Priest Accused Of Sexual Abuse

San Bernardino Diocese Will Release Name Of Every Priest Accused Of Sexual Abuse

San Bernardino's Catholic diocese plans to name names. A spokesman says of the victims: "Sometimes to see their abuser's name made public is beneficial in the healing process."

'Don't Grab Workers': McDonald's Employees Walk Out Over Toxic Male Behavior

'Don't Grab Workers': McDonald's Employees Walk Out Over Toxic Male Behavior

In South L.A. about 100 people, mostly Latinas, marched to a McDonalds restaurant at the intersection of Figueroa Street and Florence Ave.

This Amateur Metal Detectorist Is Fighting Pirates On The Beaches Of Santa Monica

This Amateur Metal Detectorist Is Fighting Pirates On The Beaches Of Santa Monica

Steve Smith is something of a treasure-hunting do-gooder, one who doesn't officially charge for his services.

SpaceX Has Booked Its First Private Passenger For A Moon Voyage, But He Won't Be Going Alone

SpaceX Has Booked Its First Private Passenger For A Moon Voyage, But He Won't Be Going Alone

The trip is planned for 2023 on board the SpaceX BFR launch vehicle. The crew will spend at least a week in space.

More Expectant Moms Want An Alternative Birthing Experience. Hospitals Are Listening.

More Expectant Moms Want An Alternative Birthing Experience. Hospitals Are Listening.

A new study found that more California women are thinking about delivery options that would get them out of a sterile hospital room.

This Art In Hermosa Beach Shows You How Many Bottles And Cans You Use Each Year

This Art In Hermosa Beach Shows You How Many Bottles And Cans You Use Each Year

The average American uses 839 bottles, cans and cartons every year (and recycles only 32 percent of them). Here's what that looks like.

3 Homeless People Were Beaten With A Bat In DTLA Over The Weekend

3 Homeless People Were Beaten With A Bat In DTLA Over The Weekend

The three homeless victims are still in critical condition. Police have released surveillance video of the suspect.

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