| Jun 3, 2014
| 8:25 PM
A 20-year-old African-American Muslim man has filed a civil rights lawsuit against Tinley Park, claiming three white firefighters maliciously sprayed him with water because of his ethnicity or religion.
Tinley Park resident Omar E. Ali is seeking...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:15 PM
Brush fires broke out Wednesday in more than half a dozen spots in northern San Diego County and spread at a dangerous pace as hot, dry, erratic winds, backed by record temperatures, raked Southern California for a second day.
Elsewhere, crews battled...
| May 14, 2014
| 11:04 PM
The focal point in the battle to tame raging wildfires in San Diego County shifted late Wednesday to the San Marcos area, where hundreds of new mandatory evacuation orders were issued and firefighters were making a stand to protect hillside homes...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:08 PM
The flames came fast and fierce to this hilltop community near the ocean, and when the call came to evacuate, Andrew Gilmore and his father grabbed what they could — a few photo albums, some personal belongings — and sped away.
| May 16, 2014
| 9:03 PM
As weary firefighters battled stubborn brush fires for a fourth day Friday, billowing black smoke drifted northward, causing health warnings throughout much of Southern California.
By mid-afternoon, the air hanging stagnantly over Los Angeles was...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:54 PM
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: What do you recommend for a good mascara remover? As much as I try to remove it all at the end of the day, I never seem to get it all. I use non-waterproof and use a water-based liquid remover with cotton pads. Thanks!
| Jul 30, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Tough new statewide regulations restricting outdoor water use took effect Tuesday, the same day millions of gallons of water gushed from a ruptured water main near the UCLA campus.
Under the emergency conservation restrictions, which were approved July...
| Jul 7, 2014
Vehicles Affected: About 860 Lotus sports cars, including model-year 2008-11 Lotus Elises and Exiges manufactured between November 2007 and July 2011, and 2011 Evoras manufactured between September 2010 and September 2011 The Problem: The oil cooler...
| Apr 4, 2014
Vehicles Affected: About 42,000 model-year 2010-2012 Mazda6 midsize sedans manufactured between Sept. 14, 2009, and May 2, 2011, and equipped with a 2.5-liter engine. The Problem: Spiders may weave a web in the evaporative canister vent hose, blocking...
| Apr 28, 2014
Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1,589 model-year 2013-14 versions of the XF sedan. Only cars manufactured May through October 2013 and equipped with 2.0-liter engines are affected. The Problem: The charge air cooler's hose clamp could loosen and fall out...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Kids are not tidy. My family spends much of the weekend on the road, logging lots of miles and meals in the car — add a 3-year-old to the mix and you can guarantee a mess or two. Each Sunday we return with a little more than we left with, usually...