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Vintage Photos: L.A. Celebrates The End Of Prohibition 80 Years Ago

Raise your glasses! November 8 marks the 80th anniversary of the repeal of prohibition.

You Won't Believe How Many Development Projects WeHo Has In The Works

If you live in (or regularly visit) West Hollywood, you've seen a whole lot of construction going on, some of it concentrated all within a few blocks. Taking a look at the city's map of planned projects, there's a whole lot more planned.

Notorious 83-Year-Old Jewel Thief, Set To Be Played By Halle Berry, Strikes Again

Doris Payne, an 83-year-old woman with a five-decade career as a jewel thief, is back behind bars. The octogenarian is already the subject of a documentary and is set to be played in a feature film by Halle Berry.

Celebs Dress Up Like Other Sexy Celebs: Miley As Lil Kim, Ellen As Nicki Minaj

For Halloween, celebs like to dress up as, what else, other celebs.

West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval Guide: Street Closures, FrankenRide Shuttle & More

Heading out to the West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval tonight? You'll be joined by about 499,999 other people making the trek to WeHo, so plan to carpool, cab or hoof it, or take the city's free shuttle.

Neighbors Want Sriracha Hot Sauce Factory Shut Down Over 'Strong, Offensive Odor' [UPDATED]

Trendy Sriracha hot sauce is not so popular with the folks living right next to the factory that makes the fiery stuff.

Cell Phone Charger May Have Saved Deputy's Life in Shootout

Two deputies were injured in a shootout in Inglewood this morning, and one of the deputies may have her cell phone charger to thank for saving her life.

Most Popular Paintings & Photos From Getty's Online Art Collection

Here are the Getty's 25 most popular paintings, photographs and drawings since their free, downloadable collection went online in August.

'Simpsons' Producer: Full Year Of Edna Krabappel Eps Already Completed

While we'll be bidding adieu to Edna Krabappel after the death of Marcia Wallace, we'll still have a full year of episodes featuring the tart-tongued school teacher.

Pigs, Even Cute Pot-Bellied Ones, Now Banned In Seal Beach

Sorry, pig owners in Seal Beach. The party is over.

Britney Spears Songs Used As Weapon Against Somali Pirates

What's the best defense against pirates? Turns out, it's "Oops! I Did It Again."

Sriracha CEO Warns Price Will Go Up If Factory Is Shut Down

A factory shutdown would mean the price of Sriracha could go through the roof says the company's founder.

Video: Brawl After High School Football Game: Crowd Pepper-Sprayed, 2 Arrested

A high school football game in Rancho Cucamonga Saturday night ended in a wild brawl with cops pepper-spraying the crowd and two people getting arrested.

Photos: Fog Swallows Up Los Angeles

A dense fog descended over the Los Angeles area this morning, and of course that means moody Instagram and Twitter pics galore.

Couple Let Johnny Knoxville Crash Their Wedding For 'Bad Grandpa'

Would you let notorious 'Jackass' prankster Johnny Knoxville come to your wedding? How about letting him film it as part of his latest bad taste movie, 'Bad Grandpa?'

Photos, Video: Big Rigs Crash And Burn On 710 Freeway, Truck Dangles Over Edge [UPDATED]

Two tanker trunks collided this morning on the 710 Freeway, resulting in an intense fire that severely burned one truck driver, blackened part of the overpass and left one truck hanging over the edge.

Where The Dead Rest In Peace: Photos Of Los Angeles's Cemeteries

Among our favorite burial haunts are Hollywood Forever, Woodlawn Memorial, Evergreen Cemetery or L.A.'s oldest graveyard, and Calvary Cemetery.

Video: 67-Year-Old Dragged, Run Over With Own Truck By Carjacker

Police are seeking the public's help in finding the carjacking suspect who dragged and drove over the 67-year-old owner of the truck he stole.

Julianne Hough Does Blackface For Halloween [UPDATED]

Julianne Hough dressed up like her favorite 'Orange is the New Black' character for Halloween, Crazy Eyes. Which meant she went in blackface.

'Simpsons' Star Marcia Wallace Dies At Age 70

Sad to report that Marcia Wallace, best-known as the Emmy-winning voice of Edna Krabappel on 'The Simpsons,' died last night in Los Angeles.

2 Teens Rescued From L.A. River, May Have Been Playing Hooky

Two teens who may have decided to hide from school police in the L.A. River had to be rescued by the fire department Friday afternoon.

RIP Edna Krabappel: Her 11 Best 'Simpsons' Episodes

We raise a glass of wine to 'The Simpsons' Edna Krabappel, whose character will be retired after the death of the actress who voiced her.

Photos: Celebs' Halloween Costumes: The Sexy, The Bizarre, The Nonexistent

Celebrities and questionable costumes go hand in hand for Halloween.

Man Gets Stuck 30 Feet Down Chimney [UPDATED]

Note to burglars (and drunk people), breaking into a building through the chimney: Not such a great idea.

Video: Swedes Send Sand To Eroding SoCal Beach

How bad is the beach erosion at Port Hueneme? So bad that people from the other side of the globe are sending sand.

Mayor Garcetti Waiving TV Pilot Fees To Keep Production In L.A.

Good news for the TV industry: To keep TV production in Hollywood, Mayor Eric Garcetti signed an ordinance today that waives city fees for filming TV pilots in Los Angeles.

Good Samaritan Chases Down Driver In Fatal Hit-And-Run

A suspected hit-and-run driver is in custody today, partly thanks to a Good Samaritan, who chased down the man, who fled on foot.

Suspect Who Threatened To 'Wreak Havoc' Killed By Police, 2 Victims Found In Car Trunk [UPDATED]

A suspect who threatened to "wreak havoc" on police was shot and killed after an hour-long freeway pursuit; two shooting victims found in the trunk of his car were taken to a nearby hospital.

Sepulveda Pass Will Be Closed Saturday Night

Plan your detour now: The 405 Freeway Sepulveda Pass will be closed in both directions late Saturday night to make roadway improvements.

Dead Baby Found On Conveyor Belt At Recycling Plant

These kind of stories are so hard to report: The body of a baby girl was found on a conveyor belt at a recycling center in Victorville yesterday morning.

L.A.'s 9-Day Murder-Free Streak Ends With Fatal Shooting

Los Angeles had gone nine days without a murder, until last night, when a man was shot and killed in front of his teenage son in South Los Angeles.

2-Year-Old Girl Still Critical After High-Rise Fire, Parents Thank Good Samaritans For Saving Her

The parents of a 2-year-old girl who was critically injured in a Brentwood high-rise fire Friday are grateful to two neighbors who saved her and her 69-year-old grandfather.

Man Rescued By Helicopter From Abandoned Water Tank

A man exploring a massive, abandoned water tank at the "Nazi bunker" at Murphy Ranch had to be lifted out by helicopter yesterday.

Ultimate Beerfest Canceled, 'Unruly' Attendees Blamed

Beer lovers were supremely bummed to learn that the Ultimate Beerfest at the OC Fair & Event Center was unexpectedly canceled yesterday afternoon.

Video: 100 Mules Trekking 240 Miles To Los Angeles

Keep your eyes peeled for a mule train that might be passing through your town.

Oarfish Mystery: Why Are They Washing Ashore?

Two rarely seen sea creatures washed up on Southern California beaches within a week and no one seems to know why, although some speculate it's a bad omen.

Bicyclist Killed After Reportedly Trying To Outrace Metrolink Train

A bicyclist who reportedly attempted to outrun a Metrolink train in Palmdale was struck and killed Saturday night.

Baby Born At Barnes & Noble In Torrance

Customers at a Barnes & Noble store in Torrance Friday night were shocked to hear a woman screaming, even more so when they realized she was in labor.

Another LAX Employee Arrested Over Dry Ice Bombs

A second airport employee, the supervisor of the first suspect, was arrested Friday in connection with the Los Angeles International Airport dry ice bomb explosions.

The Best Photos Of Friday's Full Moon

West Coasters didn't get the best view of yesterday's partial lunar eclipse, but we still got a beautiful full moon looming over SoCal skies.

Driver Crashes Car At Railroad Crossing, BMW Totaled By Freight Train

Three men are lucky to have escaped an accident at a railroad crossing that left the BMW they were in totaled and one passenger with a broken arm.

L.A. Goes 9 Days Without A Homicide

Los Angeles typically averages one murder a day, but in the last nine days there have been, shockingly, none at all, the LA Times reports.

Second Oarfish In A Week Washes Ashore

For the second time in a week, a rare serpentine oarfish has surfaced on a Southern California beach, NBC reports.

Sheriff Lee Baca Might Have To Pay $100,000 From His Own Pocket In Inmate Abuse Suit

Sheriff Lee Baca might have to fork over $100,000 of his own money after being found personally liable in a civil rights lawsuit in which an inmate claimed to have been severely beaten, Tased and repeatedly struck with a heavy metal flashlight.

Photos: Flooding Causes Sinkhole In West Hollywood

A broken water main sent 100,000 gallons of water down a street in West Hollywood yesterday, closing down one street and forcing tenants to evacuate.

Barf: 'Rich Kids Of Beverly Hills' Get Their Own Reality Show

E! is now bringing us another reality show about the ridiculously wealthy, 'Rich Kids of Beverly Hills.'

Glendale Forced To Sell Off Sweet Collection Of Arcade Games

A treasure trove of vintage arcade games is sitting, unused, in three storage units in Glendale, in limbo because of governmental red tape.

Husband Tried To Get Wife Help Before She Went On Wild Car Rampage

A man in Costa Mesa who tried to get help for his wife before she nearly ran over several neighbors—and him—says he hopes she'll finally get the treatment she needs now that she's in jail.

Video: Paddleboarder's 'Gnarly' Encounter With A Shark

A paddleboarder who went in search of sharks off of Manhattan Beach found one. The encounter with a great white shark left him 'shaking like a leaf,' as he says in the video captured via helmet camera.

Michael Bay Punched In Face During Attempted Mugging On Set Of 'Transformers 4' [UPDATED]

Director Michael Bay was punched in the face yesterday but it wasn't from one of his actors or a disgruntled movie critic.

Capitol Records Tower At Risk In Big Quake Says LA Times

Some disturbing details for Great ShakeOut day: Several famous buildings are at risk in the next big quake, including the Capitol Records tower.

Photos: The Real Haunted Houses Of Los Angeles

Many of L.A's most beautiful, historic homes have a dark history and reports of hauntings and some just give us shivers because of the horrific movie and TV shows filmed there.

Why You Can't Find A Doctor on State's Obamacare Site

The list of 'Obamacare' doctors has been taken down after numerous errors were found.

Woman Dies After Being Ejected From Car And Run Over

A 48-year-old woman from San Pedro died after being ejected and then run over by the car she was traveling in, officials said Sunday.

Haunting Photos Of Abandoned Buildings In Desert Ghost Towns

Photographer Noel Kerns has captured haunting images of spookily beautiful abandoned buildings in desert towns like Barstow, Yermo and the Salton Sea.

Photos: Lakers' Tour Of Great Wall Of China Leads To Bizarre Chris Kaman Injury

Of course, it's all fun and games until someone gets hurt tobogganing down the Great Wall of China.

James Deen Is Jon Snow In 'Game Of Thrones' Porn Parody, 'Game Of Bones'

'Game of Thrones' is getting a porn parody, named, but of course, 'Game of Bones: Winter Is Cumming.'

Photos: Battle Of The Beards! Men (And Women) Compete In Facial Hair Competition

Magnificent beards and mustaches of all kinds were on display at the Beard and Mustache Competition at the Federal Bar in North Hollywood yesterday.

Photos: Hugh Jackman Raises $1.85 Million At Star-Studded Birthday Performance

Hugh Jackman celebrated his 45th birthday by singing and dancing for 3200 people.

Teacher Fatally Stabbed In Front Of Her Students

A "Fun Friday' outing at a Long Beach park turned tragic when an elementary school teacher was fatally stabbed in front of her students.

Video: Woman Gives Birth On 405 Freeway

A woman in labor didn't quite make it to the hospital, giving birth to a baby girl on the 405 early Saturday morning.

Garden Grove Man Charged With Supporting Al-Qaeda

A Garden Grove man was arrested and charged Friday with attempting to provide support to the Al-Qaeda terrorist network.

Charlie Hunnam Drops Out Of 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

The role of kinky Christian Grey is up for grabs again. Charlie Hunnam has dropped out of the lead role in 'Fifty Shades of Grey.'

Photos: Celebs Get Spooked At Los Angeles Haunted Hayride

Celebs, including Zac Efron, Krysten Ritter, Russell Simmons and Derek and Julianne Hough got spooked at the 8th Annual Los Angeles Haunted Hayride.

Downey Teen Dies After Collapsing During Football Game

A Downey football player has died two days after collapsing during a game at Lynwood High, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center officials announced today.

AIDS Walk Sunday: Expect Crowds, Street Closures, And Richard Simmons

The 29th AIDS Walk is talking place this Sunday, which means the usual crowds, street closures and a special treat (or horror): An opening warmup from exercise guru Richard Simmons.

Video: 'Glee' Bids A Teary Farewell To Cory Monteith

The cast of 'Glee' finally gave a heartfelt farewell to late star Cory Monteith (and his character, Finn Hudson) in an episode full of tears, songs, and just enough cynicism to lighten the heartache for a moment or two.

Video: Wild Car Chase Ends At USC Near Coliseum

A wild car chase that began in Cheviot Hills ended on the USC campus just outside the Coliseum where the USC-Arizona football game was underway.

Walter White's Tighty-Whities Sell For Nearly $10,000

How devoted are 'Breaking Bad' fans? Enough to pay nearly $10,000 for one of the show's most iconic items, Walter White's white undies.

Angels Flight Investigation: Tree Branch Was Used To Help Drive Train

What caused the historic Angels Flight railway to derail in September? That's still not known but the fact that operators were using a tree branch to override the safety system can't have helped.

Video: Bear Makes Early Morning Visit To Baldwin Park

A hungry young male bear who wandered into Baldwin Park found himself back in the wild, no worse for the wear other than a likely headache.

Walter White Is Getting A Real Funeral

Has a TV character ever gotten such a real-world sendoff? First 'Breaking Bad''s Walter White got a fan-written obituary, now the fictional meth kingpin is getting a real-life funeral.

Stupid Shutdown: Endeavour Fest Goes On Without NASA

To the myriad ways that the government shutdown is affecting us adversely, add that NASA won't be in town to help celebrate Endeavour Fest.

'Experienced Backcountry Hikers' Needed In Search For Missing Man

San Bernardino officials are hoping experienced hikers will help in the so-far fruitless search for a German tourist who went missing Oct. 1 in Lake Arrowhead.

Disneyland Can Wait: Tourist Dad Saves Truck Driver From Fiery Crash

A tourist was on his way to Disneyland with his family but when he saw a fiery truck crash on the 101, he stopped to help.

Abandoned 5-Year-Old May Have Been Thrown Into Stranger's Backyard

A boy who was found in a South Los Angeles backyard has been identified by his aunt and uncle, but the circumstances of how he came to be there are under investigation.

Lawmakers Seek Stiffer Penalties For Hit-And-Runs

With the epidemic of hit-and-runs in the Los Angeles area showing no signs of slowing, several lawmakers are trying to increase penalties to drivers.

Visiting Professor Wins Nobel Prize For 'God Particle' Discovery

A visiting professor to Chapman University has won the Nobel Prize for his role in discovering the Higgs boson, also known as the "God Particle."

Was It All Just A Set-Up? Kanye To Appear On Jimmy Kimmel

Was the heated Kanye West/Jimmy Kimmel feud just an elaborate set-up?

Fire Ravages 117-Year-Old Historic Church, 3 Firefighters Injured

A historic church went up in flames in South Los Angeles today; two firefighters had to be rescued when the second floor collapsed.

Stepfather Arrested In Hawthorne Woman's Stabbing Death

The man who allegedly stabbed his stepdaughter to death, then called her mother to tell her a "surprise" was waiting for her at home, has been arrested after a two-week search.

Amber Alert Website Back Up After Shutdown Forced It To Go Offline

After briefly being taken offline due to the government shutdown, the Amber Alert website is back up as of 8 a.m. this morning.

Fatal Hit-And-Run In Encino, Black SUV Sought [UPDATED]

A driver who struck a pedestrian in the middle of Ventura Boulevard likely wouldn't have been at fault if he or she had simply stopped. Now, however, that person is facing felony hit-and-run charges.

Parolee With Toy Gun Flees Police On Bicycle

An unusual police pursuit began when police attempted to stop a parolee, who fled on a bicycle. The weapon he pointed at police ended up being a toy gun.

Neighbor Shoots And Kills Pit Bull That Was Attacking Children

A man shot and killed a pit bull that was attacking two children on a residential street in San Bernardino and the children's aunt calls him "a hero."

Don't Cry! Spilled Milk Closes Down Road

A tanker truck carrying milk overturned this morning on a freeway transition road near downtown Los Angeles, closing the road for most of the day.

Third Victim In Santa Monica Plane Crash ID'd [UPDATED]

One of the four people killed in a private jet crash at Santa Monica Airport was identified by a coroner's official today as 28-year-old Lauren Winkler of Irvine.

Man Who Punched Female Clerk In The Eye Arrested

The man who brutally punched a female gas station clerk in the face over a $1.41 cigar has been arrested.

Creepy Pantsless Intruder Made Himself At Home, Watched Porn

A Costa Mesa resident woke up at 2 a.m. to find a very unwelcome intruder in his home: a pantsless man coming out of the bathroom.

It's Official: L.A. Has The Worst Roads In The Country

If you've long suspected that L.A. has the least-maintained roads in the nation, you are right on the money.

Second Hit-And-Run This Week In Glendale Leaves 3 Elderly Women Hospitalized

Two hit-and-runs in one week in Glendale have left three elderly women hospitalized.

Extra, Extra: 'Everyone' Is Trying Out For 'Star Wars'

In today's Extra, Extra: Who's reading for 'Star Wars?' Apparently, 'everyone.' 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).

Revenge Porn Now Illegal In California

California: It's now a misdemeanor to post naked photos of your ex online.

Casey Kasem's Kids Claim Stepmom Won't Let Them See Their Ailing Father

The children of 'Top 40' radio show host Casey Kasem staged a protest yesterday outside his home, claiming that his wife, Jean, is keeping them from seeing their 81-year-old father, who has Parkinson's.

4 People Attacked By Pack Of Dogs Near Elementary School

A pack of German Shepherds started attacking parents and children as students were being let out from school yesterday afternoon

70-Pound Painting Valued At $5,000 Stolen At Venice Festival

A local artist is wondering how someone made off with one of his paintings since it weighs 70 pounds.

Meet Walter Blanco: 'Breaking Bad' Gets Spanish Makeover

Walter White has bid adieu to TV, but Walter Blanco, now that guy's just getting started. The wildly popular and Emmy-winning AMC show is being remade for Spanish-language audiences.

Man Sues Sprint, Says Employees' Porn Was On Son's New Phone

A man is suing Sprint after buying a phone for his son that, he says, had pornographic images of employees on it.

Michael Jackson Verdict In: AEG Cleared In His Death

After a five-month trial, AEG Live was cleared today of any wrongdoing in the 2009 death of Michael Jackson.

L.A. Coroner Seeks Public's Help In IDing Man's Skeletal Remains

The L.A. County Coroner's office is seeking the public's help with the identification of an unidentified male found along Rio Hondo Riverbed bike path.

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