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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ebola scare on LAX shuttle briefly closes Union Station bus plaza

    Ebola scare on LAX shuttle briefly closes Union Station bus plaza
    Los Angeles Union Station's bus plaza was shut down for an hour and a half Friday afternoon after a man who had recently traveled to Nigeria said he felt feverish and nauseous, but officials cautioned that he did not have Ebola.  "It's not Ebola,"...
  • Crews contain brush fire near Brentwood at 2 acres

    Crews contain brush fire near Brentwood at 2 acres
    Firefighters worked overnight to put out multiple hot spots still scorching thick brush in the Rustic Canyon Park area near Brentwood, officials said Friday. Aerial water drops helped to quickly extinguish the blaze, which started late Thursday and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sweltering heat continues to hold Southland in its grip

    Sweltering heat continues to hold Southland in its grip
    A four-day heat wave reaches its sizzling zenith Saturday, when Death Valley-like temperatures will bake Southern California, ratcheting up concerns about wildfires and turning outdoor activities into sweltering chores. The spike in temperatures comes...