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LAPD Encourages Harvey Weinstein Victims To Step Forward And File Reports

LAPD Encourages Harvey Weinstein Victims To Step Forward And File Reports

Police in London and New York are investigating sexual misconduct allegations made against the producer.

Two Bodies Found By Search Team In Joshua Tree National Park

Two Bodies Found By Search Team In Joshua Tree National Park

The discovery was made at a site where a couple went missing in July.

California Taxpayers Will Cover Up To $270 Million In Costs If 2028 Olympics Go Over Budget

California Taxpayers Will Cover Up To $270 Million In Costs If 2028 Olympics Go Over Budget

Governor Brown signed a similar measure when the city pushed for the 2024 Olympic Games.

Kevin de León Formally Announces Plan To Challenge Feinstein In 2018

Kevin de León Formally Announces Plan To Challenge Feinstein In 2018

The California Senate President Pro Tempore will be challenging Senator Feinstein, who has held the seat since 1992.

Activists Rally Downtown Against President Trump's Latest Travel Ban

Activists Rally Downtown Against President Trump's Latest Travel Ban

The latest travel ban goes in effect Wednesday.

ICYMI: Kehinde Wiley To Paint Obama's Official Portrait

ICYMI: Kehinde Wiley To Paint Obama's Official Portrait

Plus, the NYT's new social media guidelines, being a car-less protester, and more!

Mayor Garcetti Expands Turf Rebate Program As Part Of Water Conservation Efforts

Mayor Garcetti Expands Turf Rebate Program As Part Of Water Conservation Efforts

The $2 per square foot rebate will continue until December 31.

Jordan Peele Raised His Hand & Surprised Students At A UCLA Class Inspired By 'Get Out'

Jordan Peele Raised His Hand & Surprised Students At A UCLA Class Inspired By 'Get Out'

Peele received a standing ovation as he walked to the front of the room to answer questions.

Union Pacific Train Derails In Lincoln Heights

Union Pacific Train Derails In Lincoln Heights

It happened near the San Antonio Winery.

Steve Bannon Tapped As Keynote Speaker For California GOP Conference In Anaheim

Steve Bannon Tapped As Keynote Speaker For California GOP Conference In Anaheim

The semiannual convention will take place in Anaheim next weekend.

ICYMI: John Kelly Is Not Quitting Or Getting Fired Today (He Thinks)

ICYMI: John Kelly Is Not Quitting Or Getting Fired Today (He Thinks)

Plus, buffalo sauce-flavored lattes from Tim Horton's, "bespoke condoms," and more!

ICYMI: Howlin' Ray's Will Expand To The Westside In 2018, If There Is A 2018

ICYMI: Howlin' Ray's Will Expand To The Westside In 2018, If There Is A 2018

Plus, a waterproof Kindle, Taylor Swift's Taylor Swift-themed app, and more!

Kevin de León Planning To Challenge Feinstein For Senate Seat, Per Report

Kevin de León Planning To Challenge Feinstein For Senate Seat, Per Report

Feinstein confirmed Monday that she would be running for reelection in 2018.

Red Flag Wildfire Warnings In Place Through Saturday

Red Flag Wildfire Warnings In Place Through Saturday

The National Weather Service recommends keeping an eye out for rising smoke and notifying officials immediately.

Don't Try To Take Selfies With Orca Whales At Huntington Beach (Or Anywhere)

Don't Try To Take Selfies With Orca Whales At Huntington Beach (Or Anywhere)

Three jet skiers came under fire for allegedly getting too close to orcas off Huntington Beach.

ICYMI: Tamagotchis Are Making A Comeback, Because The Past Is Never Dead

ICYMI: Tamagotchis Are Making A Comeback, Because The Past Is Never Dead

Plus, L.A.'s best dim sum, IKEA furniture for pets, the return of Desert X, and more!

L.A. Moves One Step Closer To Imposing Affordable Housing Linkage Fee On Developers

L.A. Moves One Step Closer To Imposing Affordable Housing Linkage Fee On Developers

The proposal still has to go before the full City Council for a vote.

Canyon Fire 2 Now 45% Contained, Most Evacuation Orders Lifted

Canyon Fire 2 Now 45% Contained, Most Evacuation Orders Lifted

Officials say that, as of Wednesday morning, about 30 structures have either been damaged or destroyed in the fire.

ICYMI: We Just Wanna Re-Watch This Scene From 'Notting Hill'

ICYMI: We Just Wanna Re-Watch This Scene From 'Notting Hill'

Plus, cocaine in Miami, a whole bunch more Harvey Weinstein stuff, and more!

Canyon Fire 2 Now At 7,500 Acres, 25% Contained [Updated]

Canyon Fire 2 Now At 7,500 Acres, 25% Contained [Updated]

The fire broke out Monday morning in Anaheim Hills.

Columbus Statue Gets Covered As City Celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day

Columbus Statue Gets Covered As City Celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day

The statue was covered in paper, with a chain-link fence set up around it.

Woman Fatally Struck By Westbound Expo Line Train

Woman Fatally Struck By Westbound Expo Line Train

Service is currently limited between Expo/Western and Expo/Crenshaw.

ICYMI: Ai Weiwei Enjoys Playing Texas Hold 'Em

ICYMI: Ai Weiwei Enjoys Playing Texas Hold 'Em

Plus, Brown vetoes a smoking ban, Leonard Cohen's final book, and more!

Authorities Investigating Reports Of Hidden Bathroom Camera At Popular Toluca Lake Restaurant [Updated]

Authorities Investigating Reports Of Hidden Bathroom Camera At Popular Toluca Lake Restaurant [Updated]

Patys Restaurant, which has been around for more than a half century, is said to be a celebrity hotspot.

Dry Gusts May Build Up To Santa Ana Winds By Next Week

Dry Gusts May Build Up To Santa Ana Winds By Next Week

We may get a visit from a familiar friend.

ICYMI: USC Ousts Med School Dean They Hired To Replace Former Disgraced Dean

ICYMI: USC Ousts Med School Dean They Hired To Replace Former Disgraced Dean

Plus, uncovered Breitbart emails, L.A. Weeky's Best Of 2017, Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize, and more!

Paramedics To Administer Hepatitis A Vaccines To Homeless In San Diego Amid Outbreak

Paramedics To Administer Hepatitis A Vaccines To Homeless In San Diego Amid Outbreak

The outbreak has killed 17 people since November of 2016.

ACLU To Sue Trump Administration Over Birth Control Coverage Rollback

ACLU To Sue Trump Administration Over Birth Control Coverage Rollback

A #HandsOffMyBC hashtag was created on Twitter in response to the rollback.

'Honest Trailers' Creator Andy Signore Suspended Following Sexual Abuse Accusations

'Honest Trailers' Creator Andy Signore Suspended Following Sexual Abuse Accusations

Two women who worked for Signore have come forward to accuse him of sexual abuse.

Arrest Made After Man Stabbed In Face At Pasadena Gold Line Station

Arrest Made After Man Stabbed In Face At Pasadena Gold Line Station

The suspect was arrested at another Metro station.

Arrests Made As DACA Demonstrators Block Traffic In Westwood

Arrests Made As DACA Demonstrators Block Traffic In Westwood

Protesters blocked the intersection of Wilshire and Veteran in Westwood.

The World Cup May Come To The U.S. In 2026

The World Cup May Come To The U.S. In 2026

This comes as part of a joint bid by the U.S., Mexico, and Canada to host the World Cup.

Two Casting Directors Plead No Contest In Crackdown On Pay-To-Play Acting Auditions

Two Casting Directors Plead No Contest In Crackdown On Pay-To-Play Acting Auditions

They pleaded no contest to misdemeanor violations of the Krekorian Talent Scam Prevention Act.

Elite All-Girls School Settles Lawsuit With Former Student Impregnated By Teacher

Elite All-Girls School Settles Lawsuit With Former Student Impregnated By Teacher

The details of the settlement have been sealed under a confidentiality clause.

ICYMI: FDA Tells Bakery That 'Love' Is Not An Actual Ingredient

ICYMI: FDA Tells Bakery That 'Love' Is Not An Actual Ingredient

Plus, a Nickelodeon/Members Only jacket, Whoopi Goldberg's views on marriage, and more!

Mountain Lion P-41 Found Dead In Verdugo Mountains

Mountain Lion P-41 Found Dead In Verdugo Mountains

P-41 was approximately 10 years old at the time of his death.

Councilman Wants To Bring Dockless Bike Sharing To L.A.

Councilman Wants To Bring Dockless Bike Sharing To L.A.

No docking station or kiosk required.

ICYMI: The Albums That Shaped Kamasi Washington's Life

ICYMI: The Albums That Shaped Kamasi Washington's Life

Plus, Tom Brokaw on the NRA, Lil Wayne skips concert, a plea for the media to stop naming mass killers, and more.

Video: Kitten Stuck In Spinning Wind Turbine Gets Rescuedvideo

Video: Kitten Stuck In Spinning Wind Turbine Gets Rescued

The kitten is now at a shelter and looking to be adopted.

How L.A. College Students With DACA Status Are Moving Forward In The Face Of Uncertainty

How L.A. College Students With DACA Status Are Moving Forward In The Face Of Uncertainty

And what local colleges and universities are doing to support them.

ICYMI: Lorne Michaels Might Bring Back 'Kids In The Hall'

ICYMI: Lorne Michaels Might Bring Back 'Kids In The Hall'

Plus, 'Blade Runner 2049' red carpet premiere scaled back, reactions to Vegas shooting, one downside to fantasy football, and more.

Two Caltech Scientists Win Nobel Prize For Directly Observing 'Ripples In The Fabric Of Space And Time'

Two Caltech Scientists Win Nobel Prize For Directly Observing 'Ripples In The Fabric Of Space And Time'

Albert Einstein, who predicted the existence of the waves, thought they would never be measured.

Las Vegas Shooter Attended Cal State Northridge In The 1970s

Las Vegas Shooter Attended Cal State Northridge In The 1970s

Stephen Paddock had also reportedly lived in various neighborhoods in Los Angeles.

Fourth Woman Accuses Roman Polanski Of Sexually Assaulting Her As A Teenager

Fourth Woman Accuses Roman Polanski Of Sexually Assaulting Her As A Teenager

The former German actress alleges that Polanski raped her when she was 15.

People Are Waiting In Line For Hours To Donate Blood In Las Vegas

People Are Waiting In Line For Hours To Donate Blood In Las Vegas

Lines to donate stretch around the block at some centers.

Father Of Vegas Shooting Suspect Was Bank Robber Who Made FBI's Most Wanted List

Father Of Vegas Shooting Suspect Was Bank Robber Who Made FBI's Most Wanted List

The Vegas shooting suspect's father was described as "psychopathic" in one FBI notice.

'Run, Run As Fast As You Can': At Least 59 Dead, 527 Injured In Las Vegas Mass Shooting [Updated]

'Run, Run As Fast As You Can': At Least 59 Dead, 527 Injured In Las Vegas Mass Shooting [Updated]

[Update: 3:28 p.m.] The death toll has now climbed to 59, and the count of injuries now stands at 527, reports the New York Times. The Times also reports that a search of Stephen Paddock's hotel room at the Mandalay Bay uncovered at least 20 rifles, according to authorities. Among the weapons found were AR-15-style assault rifles. According to a Fox 11 reporter, a search of Paddock's home in Mesquite, Nevada uncovered explosives, 18 firearms,...

Flutes Distributed Across SoCal School Districts Allegedly Contaminated With Semen

Flutes Distributed Across SoCal School Districts Allegedly Contaminated With Semen

School officials notified parents Friday and requested they collect the flutes and turn them in to law enforcement.

Officials Detain One Suspect Following False Shooting Report On USC's Campus [Updated]

Officials Detain One Suspect Following False Shooting Report On USC's Campus [Updated]

The campus is clear to resume normal activities after LAPD found no evidence of a shooting.

First Semester Freshmen Will No Longer Be Able To Rush At USC

First Semester Freshmen Will No Longer Be Able To Rush At USC

The new policy will require incoming freshmen and transfer students to complete at least 12 units and have a 2.5 GPA before they can rush any fraternity or sorority.

Cher Is Suing One Of L.A.'s Richest Men For Alleged Stock Sale Fraud

Cher Is Suing One Of L.A.'s Richest Men For Alleged Stock Sale Fraud

This story has everything: wealth, celebrity, and biopharmaceutical stock shares.

Update: LAPD Says They Cannot Confirm Legendary Musician Tom Petty's Death

Update: LAPD Says They Cannot Confirm Legendary Musician Tom Petty's Death

Tom Petty was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital on Sunday after being found unconscious.

O.J. Simpson Has Been Released From Nevada Prison

O.J. Simpson Has Been Released From Nevada Prison

Simpson served nine years for a botched Vegas robbery in 2007

Los Angeles' Midnight Beach Curfew Might Get Washed Out To Sea

Los Angeles' Midnight Beach Curfew Might Get Washed Out To Sea

It is currently illegal to be on a Los Angeles beach between midnight and 5 a.m.

CBS Is Probably Planning To Sell Its Fairfax Television City

CBS Is Probably Planning To Sell Its Fairfax Television City

It's the one time home of Carol Burnett, Jack Benny, Ronald Reagan, and Judy Garland.

L.A. Might Restrict Who Can Challenge Where Weed Stores Can Open

L.A. Might Restrict Who Can Challenge Where Weed Stores Can Open

Within 500 feet, or not within 500 feet... that is the question

ICYMI: Olivia de Havilland's 'Feud' Lawsuit Is Headed To Trial

ICYMI: Olivia de Havilland's 'Feud' Lawsuit Is Headed To Trial

Plus, cannabis-infused instant coffee, Whole Foods' very misguided Yom Kippur cake, and more!

ICYMI: Revisiting The Creepy Kids Book That Influenced Kim Gordon And Cindy Sherman

ICYMI: Revisiting The Creepy Kids Book That Influenced Kim Gordon And Cindy Sherman

Plus, black musicians talk about unfair expectations, a possible sign of psychopathy in boys, the Toys R Us fiasco, and much more.

Military Explosives Found At Vacant Lawndale Home Lead To Evacuations

Military Explosives Found At Vacant Lawndale Home Lead To Evacuations

About 100 residents in the area were evacuated.

A New Law Allows Cities To Crack Down On Tour Buses, And L.A. Is Already Looking To Do Just That

A New Law Allows Cities To Crack Down On Tour Buses, And L.A. Is Already Looking To Do Just That

Councilmember David Ryu introduced a motion that, among other things, requires open-air tour buses to use headphones instead of a loudspeaker.

Second Inmate Dies In As Many Days At Men's Central Jail

Second Inmate Dies In As Many Days At Men's Central Jail

The cause of death is not yet known.

ICYMI: California Is Moving Its Presidential Primary To March

ICYMI: California Is Moving Its Presidential Primary To March

Plus, a profile of Gloria Allred, Jared Kushner's voter registration status, the restaurants of 'Insecure', and more!

UC Irvine Opens 1,800-Square-Foot Food Pantry For Students Struggling With Food Insecurity

UC Irvine Opens 1,800-Square-Foot Food Pantry For Students Struggling With Food Insecurity

A survey indicates that 19% of UC students have experienced food insecurity.

Will L.A. Use City Land To Open Emergency Homeless Campgrounds And Shelters?

Will L.A. Use City Land To Open Emergency Homeless Campgrounds And Shelters?

The City Controller recommends doing so in a new report.

Metro Bringing Bike Share Pilot To Echo Park Next Week

Metro Bringing Bike Share Pilot To Echo Park Next Week

The bikes will be located near the northeast corner of Echo Park Lake.

STD Rates In California Reach 'All-Time High'

STD Rates In California Reach 'All-Time High'

Plus, where to get tested for free and other resources.

Investigation Underway After Pepper-Sprayed Inmate Dies At Men's Central Jail

Investigation Underway After Pepper-Sprayed Inmate Dies At Men's Central Jail

Authorities say that the pepper spray was used to stop an assault against a fellow inmate.

ICYMI: Kyrie Irving Wants You To Know He Never Actually Thought The Earth Was Flat

ICYMI: Kyrie Irving Wants You To Know He Never Actually Thought The Earth Was Flat

Plus, a crazy bank robbery spree in Manhattan, Pitbull is a good guy, and much more!

Off-Duty LAPD Officer Arrested In Possible DUI Crash That Killed Three

Off-Duty LAPD Officer Arrested In Possible DUI Crash That Killed Three

The incident happened on the 605 Freeway in Whittier.

Occidental College Launches Barack Obama Scholarships

Occidental College Launches Barack Obama Scholarships

The scholarships will focus on veterans, community college transfers, and students who are the first in their family to attend college.

Arrest Made In Young Dolph Shooting; Rapper Expected To Survive

Arrest Made In Young Dolph Shooting; Rapper Expected To Survive

The shooting happened outside Loews Hollywood Hotel on Tuesday afternoon.

Canyon Fire Now At 2,000 Acres, Only 5% Contained

Canyon Fire Now At 2,000 Acres, Only 5% Contained

The fire broke out on Monday afternoon.

Happy National Voter Registration Day! Here's How To Make Sure You're Registered In California

Happy National Voter Registration Day! Here's How To Make Sure You're Registered In California

Ensuring your ability to participate in democracy is as easy as buying something on Amazon Prime!

Rapper Young Dolph Reportedly Injured In Shooting At Hollywood And Highland

Rapper Young Dolph Reportedly Injured In Shooting At Hollywood And Highland

The shooting occurred at the Hollywood and Highland shopping complex.

ICYMI: Inside The Efforts To Save An Iconic Painting At The Huntington Library

ICYMI: Inside The Efforts To Save An Iconic Painting At The Huntington Library

Plus, a male birth control gel, a classic Charles Bradley performance, United Airlines' new strategy on overbooked flights, and more!

Couple Sues Dodgers Over 2015 Altercation That Involved Alleged Member Of The 'Lunada Bay Boys'

Couple Sues Dodgers Over 2015 Altercation That Involved Alleged Member Of The 'Lunada Bay Boys'

One of the plaintiffs says he'd suffered traumatic brain injury.

Monica Garcia Chosen As New LAUSD Board President

Monica Garcia Chosen As New LAUSD Board President

Garcia had previously served six years in the role before.

Photographer Captures The Charred Landscapes Left In Wake Of La Tuna Fire

Photographer Captures The Charred Landscapes Left In Wake Of La Tuna Fire

There were burned cars and remnants of homes in the eerie scene of the aftermath.

Mojave Desert Caverns To Reopen Following Years Of Repairs

Mojave Desert Caverns To Reopen Following Years Of Repairs

Mitchell Caverns is the only limestone cavern system in the California State Parks.

Firefighters Battling 250-Acre Blaze Fire In Anaheim

Firefighters Battling 250-Acre Blaze Fire In Anaheim

The fire is on the border of Anaheim and Corona.

LAFD Firefighter Identified in Apparent Murder-Suicide in Long Beach

LAFD Firefighter Identified in Apparent Murder-Suicide in Long Beach

He was identified by the coroner's office on Monday.

After A Decades-Long Battle, L.A. County's Largest Housing Development Just Got the Go Ahead

After A Decades-Long Battle, L.A. County's Largest Housing Development Just Got the Go Ahead

Many environmentalists are not happy with the Newhall Ranch project.

Echo Park Pastor Released By ICE Two Months After Detainment

Echo Park Pastor Released By ICE Two Months After Detainment

Noé Carías was detained while attempting to receive a stay of removal for a deportation order that dates to the mid-1990s.

Small Plane Crash-Lands In Glendale

Small Plane Crash-Lands In Glendale

No one was seriously injured.

Activists Protest Construction Of 33-Tower High Rise In Fashion District

Activists Protest Construction Of 33-Tower High Rise In Fashion District

The proposed building would be built on 7th Street and Maple Avenue.

Man Found Beaten To Death In Downtown L.A. Parking Lot

Man Found Beaten To Death In Downtown L.A. Parking Lot

He was found early Friday morning.

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