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  • Fire agencies on high alert due to Santa Ana winds, warm weather

    Fire agencies on high alert due to Santa Ana winds, warm weather
    Fire agencies across Southern California were on high alert and planning to beef up crews in wildland areas due to hot weather and powerful Santa Ana winds expected to last through Thursday. The Los Angeles Fire Department announced that extra crews...
  • Man held on suspicion of sparking San Pedro Elks Lodge fire

    Man held on suspicion of sparking San Pedro Elks Lodge fire
    A 78-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of sparking a fire that destroyed the San Pedro Elks Lodge. The arrest of Nick Pecarich resulted from an ongoing investigation by arson investigators with the Los Angeles fire and police departments and the...
  • Wind-driven brush fire spreads to 100 acres near Rancho Cucamonga

    Wind-driven brush fire spreads to 100 acres near Rancho Cucamonga
    A brush fire broke out in the San Bernardino National Forest on Wednesday and quickly spread to 100 acres as firefighters struggled to reach it amid blustery winds, officials said. The blaze, dubbed the Etiwanda Fire, was reported in the Day Canyon...
  • L.A. firefighters pay tribute to burn treatment pioneer

    In so many ways, the paths of Dr. A. Richard Grossman and firefighters crossed. When firefighters pulled badly burned people out of the flames, they took them straight to Grossman, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon who pioneered the comprehensive...
  • Review: Thom Mayne frames Emerson College with towering sense of self

    A frame, an arch, a studio stage set, a proscenium: The first question about Emerson College's hulking new Hollywood campus on Sunset Boulevard, designed by Thom Mayne and the Culver City firm Morphosis, is simply what to call the architectural box in...
  • Memorial today for Grossman Burn Center's founder at LAFD museum

    Memorial today for Grossman Burn Center's founder at LAFD museum
    A public memorial will be held Sunday morning for renowned plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. A. Richard Grossman, who pioneered the comprehensive care of burn patients in Sherman Oaks. The memorial will be held at 11am at Hollywood's Old Fire...
  • Fire destroys North Hollywood homeless shelter

    Fire destroys North Hollywood homeless shelter
    An overnight fire at a North Hollywood pallet yard quickly spread and destroyed an adjacent homeless shelter, displacing 21 residents, officials said Saturday. Firefighters arrived at the scene at Okote Pallets Inc. in the 13000 block of Saticoy...
  • Man fatally hit by Metro Red Line train; service delayed

    Man fatally hit by Metro Red Line train; service delayed
    A man appeared to have jumped in front of a Metro Red Line train bound for North Hollywood on Thursday afternoon, causing service delays, according to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The incident was reported around 1:41 p....
  • Brush fire threatening homes in Pacific Palisades

    Los Angeles firefighters are battling a small brush fire that is threatening homes in Pacific Palisades, authorities said. About 160 firefighters and three helicopters are fighting the quarter-acre blaze in the 17000 block of Avenida de Santa Ynez,...
  • Pacific Palisades fire grows to five acres; no homes threatened

    Pacific Palisades fire grows to five acres; no homes threatened
    A brush fire in Pacific Palisades has grown to about five acres but is no longer threatening homes, authorities said. About 200 firefighters are battling the blaze, which was first reported about 12:30 p.m. in the 17100 block of Avenida de Santa Ynez,...
  • Massive fire engulfs Elks Lodge in San Pedro, collapses roof

    Massive fire engulfs Elks Lodge in San Pedro, collapses roof
    The Elks Lodge in San Pedro nearly burned to the ground early Tuesday morning after a fire started sometime in the middle of the night -- the second blaze on the property this week. Investigators were trying to determine the cause of the blaze, which...