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Here's Why Gas Prices Just Went Up In LA

Three unrelated incidents at local refineries created a perfect storm.

You Broke The Flowers And Now You Have To Pay $10 To See Them

Lake Elsinore is implementing shuttle service and closing some roads.

USC Names Dr. Carol Lynn Folt As Its New President

Folt previously served as the chancellor of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

USC's Student Newspaper Published A Brutal Editorial About The Cheating Scandal

The writers expressed "disgust and outrage" over the years of ongoing scandals.

Man Dies In Hit-And-Run Crash After Falling Off E-Scooter In Santa Monica

After falling into the road, the 41-year-old was fatally struck by a car

Welcome Back to LA, Disease-Spreading Mosquitoes!

The Aedes breed of mosquito has launched a slow takeover of L.A., and they show no signs of stopping.

Another Horse -- That Makes 22 -- Has Died At Santa Anita Racetrack

In response, the park's owners have decided to ban the use of race day medications.

LA County Wants To Keep Homeless People And Their Pets Together

The board voted to move forward with a motion that would require county-funded housing to allow furry friends.

Santa Anita Park Reopens For Training After 21 Horse Deaths In Under 3 Months

Officials say the track will institute new safety protocols when racing resumes.

DWP May Soon Pull The Literal Plug On Illegal Pot Shops

According to an ordinance that just passed City Council, the agency could cancel utility services on any cannabis businesses operating without the required licenses.

Santa Anita Park Closes Indefinitely After 21st Horse Dies In Under Three Months

The horse, Lets Light The Way, suffered a musculoskeletal injury that led to her being euthanized.

California's Wildflower Bloom Might Not Be So Super This Year

The superbloom many hoped for could pass us all by.

Photo Of OC Students Giving Nazi Salute Goes Viral

The picture was taken at an off-campus party, and also features a swastika formed out of red Solo cups.

The Amount Of Snow Near Tahoe Could Be Good News For SoCal's Water Supply

The measurement was taken in the Sierra Nevadas today.

Samuel French Will Close Its Legendary LA Bookstore After 90 Years In Business

The retailer saw the writing on the wall -- people are buying scripts and books online

No, It's Not Just You. It Really Is Colder In LA This Week

This week's temperatures have been meeting and beating old record lows, according to the National Weather Service.

Catalina Island Has Gotten So Much Rain That It's Dropping Its Drought Measures

Residents and businesses can go back to using water as they please.

Opportunity Is Dead: JPL Says RIP To The Mars Rover

"This is an emotional time," said one NASA employee.

LA Is Set To Become The Biggest City In America To Ban Fur Sales

Councilmembers described an inhumane and cruel process that is outdated and doesn't reflect the values of Los Angeles.

27 Metro Stations Are Now Offering To Rent You A Stranger's Car

Metro Los Angeles has partnered with a San Francisco-based car share company in order to offer the service.

Photos: This Is What Snow In The LA Mountains Looks Like

You know...in case you can't make it.

Where To Watch The Rams Upset The Patriots In Super Bowl LIII In LA

The sports team will be playing the sports game. Here's where you can view it.

How This Historic LA Coffee Shop Turned Into A Gathering Place For The Political Left

The iconic Googie structure is functioning but not as its original architects envisioned.

LA Parents Might Someday Get 18 Weeks Of Fully Paid Parental Leave

Two city councilmembers introduced a motion today that would require employers to augment the state's contribution of 60 - 70 percent of employee's salary.

Put That In Your Pipe And Smoke It While Sitting In A Lounge In WeHo Someday Maybe

Your eyes have a mist from the smoke of a distant cannabis lounge.

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Murdering A Father Who Was Camping With Daughters In Malibu

Anthony Rauda, 42, pleaded not guilty to one count of murder, ten counts of attempted murder and five counts of burglary.

LA's Kingdom Day Parade Preceded Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The event began a year before the national holiday was instituted.

Your Abbreviated Guide To LA's Women's March

Traffic in DTLA should be quite the cluster.

What's Driving LA's Bagel Boom?

Tradition, social media -- and gentrification.

Suspect Charged With Murder Of Man Who Was Camping With His Daughters In Malibu

Anthony Rauda is also charged with ten counts of attempted murder in connection to shootings that date back to 2016.

LA Is Suing The Weather Channel App For Selling Users' Location Data

The suit alleges that data was mined without users' knowledge.

LA Now Has An Earthquake Alert App To Warn Us Before The Big One Hits

The app buys you anywhere from a few seconds to tens of seconds before heavy shaking starts.

Grab Your Parka, It's 65 Degrees

Temps are dipping below 70 degrees, y'all.

Skip The Crowds -- We're Live-Tweeting The Rose Parade Right Here

It's KPCC reporter Jill Replogle's first time at the Rose Parade. Follow along as she live-tweets it here.

LA Teachers Are Furious After LAUSD Reportedly Hires 400 Substitute Teachers To Work During Strike

United Teachers Los Angeles calls the decision "irresponsible" and possibly illegal.

Calm Down, California Real ID Holders: Your Cards Are Fine

Rumors that the cards are invalid are just that -- rumors.

This Controversial Mural At A Koreatown School Will Stay Up After All

The mural depicts rays of sunlight which some community activists have likened to the Imperial Japanese Army's battle flag.

9 Ways To Give Back During The Holidays That Don't Feel Played Out

Here's how to help your fellow Angelenos this year.

LA Gifts Are The Best Gifts, And We Have The Receipts To Prove It

Put down the Yankee Candle. Here's a roundup of uniquely L.A. gifts.

Airbnbs In LA Must Now Get The City's Approval

Under the new rules, hosts will have to register with the city, pay a fee and only rent out their primary residences.

'You Should Be Ashamed Of Yourself': Mayor Garcetti Forced To Stop Speech After Protesters Shout Him Down

The protesters sang songs and stood up to speak about issues ranging from gentrification to the Skid Row neighborhood council.

House Of Spirits Liquor Store In Echo Park Was On Fire In Today's Rainstorm

LAFD first reported the fire just before 9:00 a.m.

Next Time You're Eating Pizza Or Rocking Out, You Could Be Helping LA Fire Victims

Local businesses and nonprofits are still accepting donations and putting on events to help their neighbors after the Woolsey Fire.

Southwest Terminal At LAX Now Has 9-Lane Security, Urth Caffé And Trejo's Tacos

The changes come after a four-year, $528 million renovation.

First Flu-Related Death Is Reported In Los Angeles

The individual who passed away was an elderly resident with other health issues.

Silver Lake Trader Joe's Shooting Victim's Family Files Lawsuit Against LAPD

Corado was working at the grocery store during a standoff between officers and 28-year-old Gene Evins Atkins when she was killed.

How To Know If Your Home Is At Risk For Mudslides

It's not just the burn areas that may be in danger.

3 Women Of Color Land Major Film And TV Deals This Week

These deals point to the possibility of change in an industry that has been long dominated by white men.

Brace For Rain, People. It's About To Hit LA

Showers are headed our direction starting Wednesday, possibly continuing on and off through Saturday.

Tears And Hugs - InSight Has Touched Down On Mars

InSight would be the eighth American spacecraft to land on the red planet in the past four decades.

How Unique L.A.'s Sonja Rasula Became An Artisanal Entrepreneur

The founder of Unique LA was ahead of the curved when she launched her market for indie vendors -- and it was all because of traffic.

Dear LA: Don't Poison Yourself Or Your Family This Thanksgiving

With a nationwide alert about Romaine lettuce and a Salmonella outbreak threatening the turkey industry, it's a serious concern.

Win And Juice: Snoop Gets A Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Snoop D-O-double-G got the 2,651st star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today.

From FEMA To Mental Health: A Guide To Getting Help After The Fire

The fires that blazed through Southern California this week and last left all manner of destruction in their wake. Here's how to start rebuilding.

Sgt. Ron Helus, Killed In Borderline Shooting, Laid To Rest Today

Helus, a 29-year veteran of the force, succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained after confronting an active shooter at Thousand Oaks' Borderline Bar and Grill.

The Saga Of Stanley -- The Malibu Giraffe Caught In An Actual And Online Inferno

"It is a major mobilization to move a giraffe," a Santa Barbara Zoo official told LAist. In the case of a fast-moving fire, "you couldn't mobilize fast enough or safely enough to move the animals. If they didn't kill the animal trying to load it, it would be amazing."

Video: Black Bear Plays Tetherball

A black bear who was rescued from the freezing cold was videotaped playing tetherball and killing it at the Animal Ark sanctuary in Reno, NV.

Extra, Extra: Flames Consume A Storied Mexican Restaurant

In tonight's Extra, Extra, a Mexican restaurant burns down, Camille Grammar undergoes surgery and Rose McGowan gets married.

There's A New Poop-Themed, Taiwanese Restaurant In Town

Few things are grosser than the thought of poop while you're eating.

Photos: Donald Glover Posts About Fear And Sadness On Instagram

Donald Glover, who stars on "Community" and releases music under the name Childish Gambino, has posted a series of images to his Instagram that come across initially as somewhat alarming.

Natalie Portman Refuses To Slam Paparazzi

For many an actor and actress, complaining about the intrusiveness of the paparazzi is a part of the job.

Firefighters Save Kitten From Sewer In South L.A.

Time for your daily dose of adorbs. This morning in South L.A., two firefighters rescued a kitten from a sewer after the animal had been trapped there for several days.

Will Arnett Says There Will Be More 'Arrested Development'

For those of you who have been waiting with bated breath to see what will become of the Bluths, your wait may well be over.

Two Men Shot Outside Bossa Nova Restaurant

Two men were shot outside Bossa Nova on Sunset and Formosa early yesterday morning.

Video: Sandra Bullock Performs 'Rapper's Delight'

Is there nothing Sandra Bullock can't do?

Santa Monica To Begin Charging Fitness Instructors To Train In Parks

If you were used to getting your work out on in Santa Monica, you might be out of luck soon—the City Council decided Tuesday night to start charging fitness instructors who hold classes or private sessions in public parks.

HBO Documentary Explores Lawrence King Case, Gay Teen Gunned Down In Oxnard Middle School

In 2008, 15-year-old Lawrence King was shot to death by a fellow student at Oxnard's Green Junior High School.

Craig Robinson Arrested For Possession Of Weed And Ecstasy

Actor Craig Robinson, of "The Office" fame (as well as "This Is The End," "Knocked Up" and so much more) was arrested in the Bahamas yesterday.

Miley Cyrus Gets Offer To Direct A Porn

Miley Cyrus has been living to get naked lately.

Video: Kate Upton And Snoop Dogg Star In Bizarre Ad For Hot Pockets

Sometimes, bizarre stuff just goes down, without any rhyme or reason.

Video: Rebecca Romijn Introduces The 'Hand Bra' On Funny Or Die

This week is Breast Cancer Awareness week at Funny or Die, and we all know what that means: Boobs. Lots and lots of boobs.

Video: UCB Takes A Tour Of One Man's Studio Apartment

Living in a studio apartment in Hollywood is a joy that most of us Angelenos have experienced at least once in our lives.

Extra, Extra: 5-Year-Old Boy Apparently Abandoned In South L.A.

In tonight's Extra, Extra, Malibu High teachers are getting sick, Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth reunite, and "Lord of the Rings" memorabilia can be yours. Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports. You can also find us on Pinterest, Storify, Foursquare, and Instagram (laistpics).

Occidental, USC Admit To Not Reporting Sexual Assaults On Campus

In past years, both Occidental College and USC have been accused of underreporting and covering up sexual assault on campus.

Madonna Is Now Studying Islam

Madonna is known for her proclivity to study all religions.

Video: Paris Hilton Drops New Single

It's everyone's favorite time of year—the time when Paris Hilton attempts to remind us that she's a musician!

77-Year-Old Grandma Knocked Down By Cop

A 77-year-old Lancaster woman is reporting that she was knocked down and physically restrained by a cop after a fight with her grandson.

LAPD Officer Blames Hollywood For Trafficking Of Young Girls

If you've noticed fewer prostitutes and pimps in your neighborhood these days, it might be due to a recent crackdown on the practice.

Video: Cast Of 'Glee' Cries Throughout Corey Monteith Farewell Episode Promo

Ever since Corey Monteith passed away in a Vancouver hotel room from an overdose of heroin and alcohol, "Glee" fans have been wondering how the show will handle his death.

Photo: Long Beach Police Department Posts Pic For Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday is a delightful practice, beloved by many a Tweeter and Facebooker.

Extra, Extra: Pot And Puppies Found In Home With Baby

In tonight's Extra, Extra, circumstances at a San Diego home are unusual, a transgender professor is supported, and two boys are arrested in Eastvale. Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports. You can also find us on Pinterest, Storify, Foursquare, and Instagram (laistpics).

Amanda Bynes' Mother Releases Statement

Amanda Bynes' family has been fairly hush-hush during the past few months, as the 27-year-old actress' mental health has rapidly declined.

Britney Spears Engages In Battle Over Who Made Her Sexy

Britney Spears said in an interview with TMZ today that she's being pushed to be overtly sexual in her music videos.

'Toddlers And Tiaras' Possibly Cancelled

It's a sad day for fans of the guiltiest pleasures of reality television: "Toddlers and Tiaras" is potentially being cancelled.

Man Attempts To Break In To Rihanna's Home

Rihanna is busy making music videos and whathaveyou, but in the meantime, her house is at risk.

Video: Man Steals Dog Out Of Owner's Yard

A Sunland man came home on Thursday of last week to find that his dog was missing.

Video: 'This Is The End' Blooper Reel

"This Is The End" was arguably one of the funniest movies of this year.

Registration For L.A. Marathon 2014 Opens Today

Los Angeles, it is time to get your run on.

Amanda Bynes Moves To Malibu Rehab Facility

Amanda Bynes has been in treatment for severe mental illness since July, and she's switched rehab centers more than once.

Man Is Killed After Falling Backwards In Front Of Bus

A man was killed after falling backwards and being struck by a bus on Beach Blvd. in Midway City yesterday afternoon.

Khloe Kardashian Drops Lamar Odom's Last Name From Twitter Account

Khloe Kardashian and her husband, Lamar Odom, have seen some rocky times lately.

Cop Dressed As Gingerbread Man Sets Ticket Trap For Unsuspecting Motorists

Here's a hot tip for you: Don't overlook the rights of a person dressed as a gingerbread man, walking through a crosswalk.

Video: Paris Hilton Drops Sneak Peek Of New Single

In case you were wondering, Paris Hilton still exists.

Extra, Extra: Bob Hope's House Can Be Yours, For $27.5M

In tonight's Extra, Extra, Bob Hope's house goes on the market, an elementary school is placed on lockdown, and Steve Jobs' childhood home gets special consideration.

Kanye West Calls Himself The #1 Rock Star On The Planet

Kanye West had a field day on a recent radio appearance, busting out the old Yeezy we so know and love by calling himself the "number one rock star on the planet."

Charlie Sheen Reports For Jury Duty

Charlie Sheen is the latest celebrity to serve his country in the proud act of performing jury duty, reports TMZ.

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