| May 21, 2014
| 4:06 PM
The Los Angeles City Council approved an $8.1-billion budget Wednesday, offering modest service increases while taking the first step toward carrying out Mayor Eric Garcetti’s four-year plan for cutting business taxes.
Council members voted to...
| May 21, 2014
| 9:01 PM
The Los Angeles City Council approved Mayor Eric Garcetti's $8.1-billion budget Wednesday, offering modest service increases while taking the first step toward carrying out his four-year plan for cutting business taxes.
Council members voted to draft an...
| May 4, 2014
| 1:59 PM
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,...
| May 4, 2014
| 4:07 PM
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,...
| May 6, 2014
| 8:52 AM
A fire that broke out in a mixed commercial use building in Hollywood Tuesday, sending a huge plume of smoke over the area, was knocked down roughly two hours after causing significant damage.
The fire began in the electrical room and attic of the...
| May 8, 2014
| 10:51 PM
A man on a motorcyle was killed Thursday night in a fiery accident with a Metro bus in Chatsworth.
The motorcycle slammed into the front of the bus in the 21000 block of Nordhoff Street and struck a pole and caught fire, Los Angeles Fire Department...
| May 10, 2014
| 1:22 PM
A United Airlines Boeing 757 bound for Hawaii had to turn back and make an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport just before noon Saturday after smoke was detected in the cabin.
None of the 143 passengers and crew on board United Flight...
| May 11, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Southern California is in for a hot and windy week.
The National Weather Service warned of critical fire conditions Sunday and Monday as gusty northeasterly Santa Ana winds hit the region. The agency issued a red flag warning for the mountains and...
| May 12, 2014
| 10:08 AM
Officials are investigating the cause of a fire at a Boyle Heights apartment complex early Monday that was reportedly sparked by Molotov cocktails.
The arson counterterrorism unit of the Los Angeles Fire Department is investigating the blaze, which...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Los Angeles County firefighters battled a 4-acre brush fire in Santa Clarita that was knocked down at 3:54 p.m. Friday.
"No homes are threatened right now," said fire Inspector Scott Miller before the blaze was put out.
Officials said the fire was on...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 10:04 PM
Angelica Roquemore made the long drive from Bakersfield to Venice Beach on Sunday, planning to frolic in the waves with relatives during her first visit to the famed beach town's white sand and eclectic shops.
But in an instant, the day at the beach...