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  • Four small, early morning earthquakes shake South Bay

    Four small, early morning earthquakes shake South Bay
    A series of small earthquakes shook the South Bay and Los Angeles Harbor on Friday morning, when temblors ranging from magnitude 2.2 to magnitude 3.0 struck off the coast before 5 a.m. It started with a magnitude 2.2 earthquake centered about 7½ miles...
  • Divers find victim after tractor falls into Terminal Island waters

    Los Angeles Fire Department rescue divers pulled a victim from murky waters off Terminal Island on Monday afternoon after a vehicle used to pull cargo plunged into the water. The utility tractor, a self-enclosed vehicle that looks like a big-rig cab,...
  • Longshoreman dies after vehicle falls into water at Port of L.A.

    Longshoreman dies after vehicle falls into water at Port of L.A.
    A longshoreman has died after a vehicle he was driving at the Port of Los Angeles plunged into murky waters, a port spokesman said Monday evening. The man was operating a utility tractor rig on a dock at the Evergreen terminal when it fell into the main...
  • Community & Clubs: New officers come in like Lions

    The Harbor Mesa Lions recently installed new officers in an ceremony held at the home of Lions Mike and Ann McIlroy. Harbor Mesa member and past District Governor Barbara Hayward officiated. The new officers are Cathy Waters, president; Eileen Jensen,...
  • Lillian Kawasaki dies at 62; L.A.'s first environmental affairs chief

    Lillian Kawasaki dies at 62; L.A.'s first environmental affairs chief
    Lillian Kawasaki, a veteran Los Angeles city administrator who spearheaded major initiatives to protect air and water quality as the first head of the Environmental Affairs Department, died of cancer Thursday at her home in Long Beach. She was 62. Her...
  • 'Veronica Mars' film wraps in L.A., and fans get a lot of credit

    'Veronica Mars' film wraps in L.A., and fans get a lot of credit
    Veronica Mars is closer to staging her comeback. The movie spinoff of the teen television drama — which recently made waves in Hollywood after creator Rob Thomas launched the biggest film fundraising campaign in Kickstarter history —...
  • Aviation buffs of Condor Squadron keep vintage WWII aircraft flying

    Aviation buffs of Condor Squadron keep vintage WWII aircraft flying
    On the west side of Van Nuys Airport it's like World War II never ended. Vintage propeller planes once flown by U.S. Navy, Army Air Forces and Royal Air Force pilots are parked wingtip to wingtip along the taxiway. Nearby buildings are painted in...
  • L.A. storms to grow more destructive as sea level rises, study says

    L.A. storms to grow more destructive as sea level rises, study says
    Major storms will be more destructive to coastal areas of Los Angeles as sea level rise accelerates over the century, according to a new study the city of Los Angeles commissioned to help it adjust to climate change. The study by USC took inventory of...
  • California panel approves first shellfish ranch in federal waters

    California panel approves first shellfish ranch in federal waters
    The California Coastal Commission has approved development of the first shellfish ranch in federal waters, a 100-acre underwater plot for cultivating and harvesting about 2.6 million pounds of Mediterranean mussels a year. “It’s quite an...
  • Garcetti meets arts leaders to brainstorm, urge fresh thinking

    Garcetti meets arts leaders to brainstorm, urge fresh thinking
    This post has been updated. Please see below for details. Addressing about 100 Los Angeles arts leaders Tuesday at City Hall, Mayor Eric Garcetti promised a more cohesive arts policy in which a variety of city departments will be attuned to fostering...
  • BNSF Railway to pay $140,000 over chemical spill near Port of L.A.

    BNSF Railway to pay $140,000 over chemical spill near Port of L.A.
    BNSF Railway has pleaded no contest to criminal charges and agreed to pay $140,000 in penalties, medical expenses and emergency response costs stemming from a 2012 spill of hazardous chemicals near the Port of Los Angeles, the city attorney announced this...