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  • L.A. Fire Department response times slow, data show

    L.A. Fire Department response times slow, data show
    Waits for 911 medical help in Los Angeles increased slightly this year, signaling no measurable progress on Mayor Eric Garcetti's campaign pledge to speed up Fire Department responses to emergencies, according to city statistics released Thursday....
  • Ground, air crews fighting brush fire in Rustic Canyon area

    Ground, air crews fighting brush fire in Rustic Canyon area
    Ground and air crews were aggressively attacking a brush fire in the Rustic Canyon area near Brentwood late Thursday, according the Los Angeles Fire Department. No homes are currently threatened and no evacuations have been ordered. About two acres...
  • Man arrested for alleged role in fatal Shadow Hills crash

    Man arrested for alleged role in fatal Shadow Hills crash
    A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder for his alleged role in a fatal traffic crash early Friday in Shadow Hills, police said. Luis Tapia of Sunland is suspected of contributing to the death of a woman on Sunland...
  • No progress on LAFD 911 response times, new data show

    No progress on LAFD 911 response times, new data show
    Waits for 911 medical help in Los Angeles have increased slightly this year, signaling no measurable progress toward Mayor Eric Garcetti's campaign pledge to speed up Fire Department responses to emergencies, according to city statistics released...
  • Los Angeles leaves the flat-roof society

    Los Angeles leaves the flat-roof society
    Think of the nation’s most impressive skylines. New York City has Art Deco points atop the Empire State and Chrysler buildings and the spire capping the new One World Trade Center tower. Besides the soaring Willis Tower (formerly known as the...
  • Man steals L.A. Fire Department ambulance sent to help him

    Man steals L.A. Fire Department ambulance sent to help him
    A man being treated by paramedics stole a Los Angeles Fire Department ambulance and led police on a chase that ended in a traffic collision, sending two women to the hospital Sunday night. Paramedics responded to a medical call in the 200 block of North...
  • Mountain biker seriously injured on Brentwood trail

    Mountain biker seriously injured on Brentwood trail
    Fire officials said a mountain biker was taken to a hospital Thursday evening in serious condition after being injured on a Brentwood trail. The mountain biker was hurt about 7 p.m. on a path near the 17500 block of Mulholland Drive, said Erik Scott,...
  • At least two people hurt when car strikes Winnetka apartment

    At least two people hurt when car strikes Winnetka apartment
    At least two people were injured Thursday night in Winnetka after a car plowed into an apartment building, authorities said. The car struck the building, in the 20000 block of Saticoy Street, about 9:15 p.m., said Erik Scott, a spokesman with the Los...
  • Seoul mayor looks to Los Angeles for emergency preparedness

    Seoul mayor looks to Los Angeles for emergency preparedness
    Park Won-soon first visited Los Angeles many years ago as a young civic activist, visiting thrift stores and the L.A. Mission for ideas to take home to South Korea on bettering lives of the poor. This weekend, Park once again journeyed to Los Angeles as...
  • Lanes blocked after fiery car crash on Glendale (2) Freeway

    [UPDATED 5:08 p.m.] A Sig Alert was issued after a fiery car accident on the Glendale (2) Freeway at Colorado Boulevard, causing a brief delay in traffic Thursday afternoon. The incident was first reported around 1:50 p.m. A woman, whose sedan had...
  • Verdugo Views: The mysterious residency of a radio preacher

    Verdugo Views: The mysterious residency of a radio preacher
    One of the most famous radio preachers of all time, Aimee Semple McPherson, once rented an apartment in Glendale and tried to enroll her two children in our high school. It seems her stay here back in the late 1920s was brief and may have been an...