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  • It may seem like a healthy dose of rainfall for L.A., but it's not

    It may seem like a healthy dose of rainfall for L.A., but it's not
    When it's as dry as it has been for three years, a couple of weeks of sporadic rain or a big storm or two in Los Angeles can make it seem as though Southern California is getting a healthy dose of rainfall. But in fact, the city's rain totals since Oct....
  • Record heat, record snow: The coasts are clearly weather-beaten

    Record heat, record snow: The coasts are clearly weather-beaten
    In the never-ending cross-country rivalry, winter is the West Coast's prime time to win. We hold up our sand to the East Coast's snow, and wiggle our pedicured, flip-flopped toes at clunky, thick-socked boots. On social media, we send out photos of...
  • California has warmest winter ever (or at least since 1895)

    California has warmest winter ever (or at least since 1895)
    While the East looks like a scene from Disney's "Frozen," California is in the midst of its warmest winter for at least 120 years. The average temperature was 47.8, 5.1 degrees warmer than the 20th century average temperature of 42.7 from December to...
  • Software behind 'Big Hero 6' pushes envelope on computer animation

    Software behind 'Big Hero 6' pushes envelope on computer animation
    "Big Hero 6" has been a critical and commercial hit for Walt Disney Animation Studios, scoring an Oscar nomination and taking in more than $500 million at the box office. But the more important number may be the 39,000 hours Disney Animation spent...
  • Ceres: Dwarf planet is pocked with craters, NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows

    Ceres: Dwarf planet is pocked with craters, NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows
    NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has snapped the best images to date of the dwarf planet Ceres, bringing mysterious fuzzy features spotted on the icy little world’s surface into sharper focus. The latest images were snapped on Feb. 12, when Dawn was...
  • Hail, water spouts, huge downpours as storm moves in

    Hail, water spouts, huge downpours as storm moves in
    A winter storm sweeping through Southern California on Sunday brought scattered showers, hail and thunderstorms, while ski resorts have prepared for up to a foot of snow. Parts of Ventura County saw up to half an inch of rain per hour, prompting a flash...
  • NASA spacecraft making first visit to dwarf planet Ceres

    NASA spacecraft making first visit to dwarf planet Ceres
    A NASA spacecraft is about to reach the end of a nearly eight-year journey and make the first rendezvous with a dwarf planet. The Dawn craft will slip into orbit Friday around Ceres, a dwarf planet the size of Texas. Unlike robotic landings or other...
  • 818 Roundup: Grocery chain eyes Burbank Albertsons; JPL scientist dies in Van Nuys plane crash

    818 Roundup: Grocery chain eyes Burbank Albertsons; JPL scientist dies in Van Nuys plane crash
    Good morning, 818! Today is Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 66 degrees and a low of 46 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. In case you missed them, here are your local headlines from the...
  • 'Leap second' will give you a (very) little more time in 2015

    'Leap second' will give you a (very) little more time in 2015
    If you were hoping to find a little more time for yourself or your loved ones in the new year, you are in luck: 2015 is going to be exactly one second longer than 2014. The "leap second" was decreed this week by astronomers at the International Earth...
  • Don't let chilly ending fool you; California was toasty in 2014

    Don't let chilly ending fool you; California was toasty in 2014
    A cold snap this week brought snow and freezing temperatures to much of California during the final days of the year, but for the most part 2014 was hot. In fact, it was the warmest year for California since record-keeping began in 1877. The average...
  • 818 Roundup: Local hospitals celebrate Armenian Christmas; JPL's telescope discovers new planets

    818 Roundup: Local hospitals celebrate Armenian Christmas; JPL's telescope discovers new planets
    Good morning, 818! Today is Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 81 degrees and a low of 50 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Here are your local headlines: - Local religious leaders recited...