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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Maybe L.A.'s 'stupid' helipad rule wasn't so dumb

     Maybe L.A.'s 'stupid' helipad rule wasn't so dumb
    With the swipe of a pen last week, Mayor Eric Garcetti eliminated what he called "one more stupid rule in Los Angeles." But as a career firefighter, I have to ask: Was the law really so stupid? And what process led to its elimination? Before the mayor's...
  • Man fatally shot at Koreatown bus stop identified

    Man fatally shot at Koreatown bus stop identified
    A man shot and killed at a bus stop in Koreatown early Sunday morning has been identified as Bryan Martinez Rubio, 28, authorities said. The Los Angeles County coroner's office, which released his identity, said his city of residence was unknown....
  • Police investigate fatal shooting at Koreatown bus stop

    Police investigate fatal shooting at Koreatown bus stop
    A 28-year-old man was shot and killed at a bus stop in Koreatown early Sunday morning, authorities said. The man was sitting on a bus bench on the northwest corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Western Avenue when two men ran toward him and shot him at 1:06...
  • Blaze that threatened warehouse, ship at Port of Los Angeles contained

    Blaze that threatened warehouse, ship at Port of Los Angeles contained
    The Los Angeles Fire Department said the bulk of a blaze that engulfed about 150 feet of wharf and threatened a warehouse at the Port of Los Angeles in Wilmington was contained Monday night. The majority of the fire was under control about 8:30 p.m. and...
  • Port of L.A. fire spews toxic fumes, prompting air-quality concerns

    Port of L.A. fire spews toxic fumes, prompting air-quality concerns
    A plume of toxic fumes from a stubborn fire at the Port of Los Angeles that continued to burn World War II-era lumber pylons soaked in creosote prompted air quality concerns Tuesday as firefighters attacked the blaze from above and below the water....
  • Delayed evacuation of school near Port of L.A. fire angers parents

    Delayed evacuation of school near Port of L.A. fire angers parents
    Potentially hazardous smoke from the stubborn fire at the Port of Los Angeles prompted air quality advisories and the evacuation of one elementary school Tuesday. Firefighters have been struggling to extinguish the blaze, which was contained but had...
  • Port blaze posed a challenge to firefighters, health scare at schools

    Port blaze posed a challenge to firefighters, health scare at schools
    A smoky, stubborn blaze that enveloped the Port of Los Angeles in a cloud of toxic soot challenged firefighters who turned to fireboats and scuba divers to attack the creosote-soaked World War II-era wooden pylons that smoldered on the waterline. The...