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More Than 30,000 LAUSD Teachers Will Decide This Month If They Want To Strike

More Than 30,000 LAUSD Teachers Will Decide This Month If They Want To Strike

If the rank-and-file approves, teachers union leaders would then be empowered to call the first strike the district has seen since 1989.

Children Of Hostage Killed By LAPD File Wrongful Death Claims Against City And Police

Children Of Hostage Killed By LAPD File Wrongful Death Claims Against City And Police

Attorneys for Elizabeth Tollison's family said the 49-year-old died "as a direct and proximate result of the gunshot wounds negligently inflicted upon her by the three LAPD officers."

Here Comes Li'l Stinker, The Corpse Flower About To Bloom At The Huntington

Here Comes Li'l Stinker, The Corpse Flower About To Bloom At The Huntington

The enormous plant smells like rotting flesh, and it's about to bloom for the first time in four years at the Huntington Library.

LA Could Join The Scooter Ban Wagon While The City Sorts Out New Rules

LA Could Join The Scooter Ban Wagon While The City Sorts Out New Rules

This isn't the first move to rein in electric scooters, which have boomed in both popularity and contempt -- especially on the Westside.

Remember When 100,000 Voters' Names Were Left Off The Rosters? Now We Know What Happened

Remember When 100,000 Voters' Names Were Left Off The Rosters? Now We Know What Happened

A new report finds it was a software problem that caused over 100,000 names to be left off L.A. County voter rosters in June.

LA Sheriff Says He Won't Tolerate 'Renegade Cliques.' Here's The Backstory On Secret Societies

LA Sheriff Says He Won't Tolerate 'Renegade Cliques.' Here's The Backstory On Secret Societies

The Sheriff's Department has long been the target of allegations that some of its deputies belong to secret, racist cliques. The sheriff has pledged to get to the bottom of it.

Why Would Someone Deliberately Start A Wildfire?

Why Would Someone Deliberately Start A Wildfire?

They could be angry. Or out of work. Or a firefighter (seriously).

Meet Adonis, The New Mountain Lion In Town. He's Kind Of A Big Deal

Meet Adonis, The New Mountain Lion In Town. He's Kind Of A Big Deal

The discovery of a striking young male puma could mean kittens are on the way.

LAPD Video Shows Officers Fatally Shooting Homeless Woman Held Hostage By Man With Knife

LAPD Video Shows Officers Fatally Shooting Homeless Woman Held Hostage By Man With Knife

The June shooting was the first of two incidents within 6 weeks in which Los Angeles police officers fatally shot an innocent civilian.

Here Are The Questions You Asked About Homelessness In LA. Vote On The One You Want To Discuss

Here Are The Questions You Asked About Homelessness In LA. Vote On The One You Want To Discuss

We're hosting a live discussion based around your questions -- but first we need your questions.

California Homes Are Still Affordable -- With Help From Mom And Dad

California Homes Are Still Affordable -- With Help From Mom And Dad

Federal data shows first-time buyers in California increasingly rely on family for help.

Railroad Fire Burns Homes In Santa Clarita

Railroad Fire Burns Homes In Santa Clarita

At least three buildings burned in Santa Clarita before crews managed to stop forward progress on the fire.

Russians In LA, What's It Like Being Russian In America Right Now?

Russians In LA, What's It Like Being Russian In America Right Now?

It's geopolitical madness out there. If you're Russian and living in L.A., we want to know what it's been like for you.

Who Desires A Streetcar In Downtown LA? Mostly Developers, But They Won't Get It Anytime Soon

Who Desires A Streetcar In Downtown LA? Mostly Developers, But They Won't Get It Anytime Soon

Given the current funding and tax measure restrictions, the project wouldn't even break ground until 2053.

CSUN Is Using A Bot To Get Freshmen To Show Up For Class

CSUN Is Using A Bot To Get Freshmen To Show Up For Class

Cal State Northridge says incoming students are more likely to talk to a chatbot, so they've created one to pick up students who'd otherwise fail to enroll in the fall.

LAPD Identifies Officers Who Fired Toward The Silver Lake Trader Joe's

LAPD Identifies Officers Who Fired Toward The Silver Lake Trader Joe's

Officials have said it was a police bullet that killed 27-year-old store manager Melyda Corado.

Cranston Fire: Alleged Arsonist Held on $3.5 Million Bail. New Evacuation Centers Open

Cranston Fire: Alleged Arsonist Held on $3.5 Million Bail. New Evacuation Centers Open

On the day the Cranston Fire sparked, students at Idyllwild Arts Academy were eating lunch when flames appear in the sky. Would their campus survive the fire? They already knew fire was a danger for the remote mountain campus. When they arrived this summer for classes, staff searched bags to make sure they had nothing with them that could start a fire.

A Guide To LA's Scooter Chaos: What You Can (And Can't) Do On Birds And Limes

A Guide To LA's Scooter Chaos: What You Can (And Can't) Do On Birds And Limes

There have also been more than a few questions about the rules. Let's go for a convoluted ride.

LA Will Become A City Of Gold Saturday For Jonathan Gold's Birthday

LA Will Become A City Of Gold Saturday For Jonathan Gold's Birthday

Jonathan Gold would have turned 58 on Saturday.

Cranston Fire Threatens Mountain Towns As Thousands Of Evacuees Await Fate Of Homes

Cranston Fire Threatens Mountain Towns As Thousands Of Evacuees Await Fate Of Homes

The mountain community of Idyllwild had been spared a devastating fire for more than a century. Now residents of this small town high in the San Jacinto Mountains await word of whether they've escaped again or face devastating losses.

No Surprise: Wildfire Smoke Is Bad For You. Here's What To Do

No Surprise: Wildfire Smoke Is Bad For You. Here's What To Do

The Cranston Fire in Riverside County has pushed more than 3,000 people out of their homes. But it's not just the fire that's dangerous. The smoke that spreads to surrounding areas can also be harmful.

Fire Clouds Are As Terrifying As They Sound

Fire Clouds Are As Terrifying As They Sound

Rare pyrocumulus clouds have been churning high above the Idyllwild hellscape, bringing with them strong winds, the threat of lightning and turbulence that can make it difficult for aircraft to help firefighters on the ground.

Separated Families In Southern California: What's Happened, And What Comes Next

Separated Families In Southern California: What's Happened, And What Comes Next

The Trump administration has until the end of today to comply with a federal court order to reunite more than 2,500 migrant children ages 5 to 17 with their parents.

Here's What We Know About The Cranston Fire Burning Near Idyllwild

Here's What We Know About The Cranston Fire Burning Near Idyllwild

The fast-moving Cranston Fire in San Bernardino National Forest was the result of arson.

Body Recovered At Echo Park Lake After Pedal Boat Capsized

Body Recovered At Echo Park Lake After Pedal Boat Capsized

LAFD officials said dive teams plan to use sonar equipment in their efforts to find the possible drowning victim.

Man Arrested On Arson Charges For Uncontrolled Cranston Fire. Idyllwild And Other Communities Under Evacuation

Man Arrested On Arson Charges For Uncontrolled Cranston Fire. Idyllwild And Other Communities Under Evacuation

The fire broke out just before noon in San Bernardino National Forest and had burned 4,700 acres by nightfall.

Living At The Beach No Longer Means No AC Needed

Living At The Beach No Longer Means No AC Needed

A recent UC San Diego study also found that people in coastal areas were much more sensitive to heat than people living inland.

Mountain Lion P-55, Famous For Crossing The 101 Freeway Twice, Has Died

Mountain Lion P-55, Famous For Crossing The 101 Freeway Twice, Has Died

Biologists suspect the "seemingly healthy" cougar could have been the victim of rodenticide poisoning. Wildlife officials also said it's possible he lost a fight with another male mountain lion, though there were no signs of a struggle in the area.

Lots Of LA 4-Year-Olds Are Going to Preschool -- But It Depends On Where You Live

Lots Of LA 4-Year-Olds Are Going to Preschool -- But It Depends On Where You Live

Access to programs varies wildly in L.A. County (and across the state).

Someone Smashed Donald Trump's Hollywood Star -- Again

Someone Smashed Donald Trump's Hollywood Star -- Again

This is the second time in as many years that Trump's star has been reduced to rubble.

An Innocent Life Is Lost As LAPD Officers Make 'Split-Second' Decision In Trader Joe's Shootout

An Innocent Life Is Lost As LAPD Officers Make 'Split-Second' Decision In Trader Joe's Shootout

"These are no-win situations," Moore told reporters. "This is a heartbreaking reminder of the split-second decisions that officers must make every day."

Don't Include Goldfish In Your National Tequila Day Celebrations

Don't Include Goldfish In Your National Tequila Day Celebrations

The news of a whey-powder recall shouldn't take away the real meaning of this day: tequila and self-care.

LA Mayor Defends His Out-Of-State Trips, Updates Efforts To Reduce Homelessness, Traffic Fatalities

LA Mayor Defends His Out-Of-State Trips, Updates Efforts To Reduce Homelessness, Traffic Fatalities

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti insists he's not running for president -- yet -- but he is considering it. That said, he claimed he spends more time talking to the media about the topic than thinking about it himself. Presidential aspiration was among the things Garcetti discussed when he sat down with us late last week to answer questions from our reporters and our readers.

They Thought Religious Groups Would Open Their Parking Lots To The Homeless. They Were Wrong

They Thought Religious Groups Would Open Their Parking Lots To The Homeless. They Were Wrong

The founders of Safe Parking L.A. had a simple idea -- match people living in their cars with safe places to park overnight, let them sleep without disruption. So why has been so hard to find religious groups to open up their parking lots?

How To Talk To Your Kids When A Violent Event Hits Close To Home

How To Talk To Your Kids When A Violent Event Hits Close To Home

When do you start a conversation with your kids when you're still working through your own feelings?

What We Know About The Silver Lake Trader Joe's Standoff

What We Know About The Silver Lake Trader Joe's Standoff

Questions remain after a beloved employee was killed during a police standoff with a gunman who took hostages at the Trader Joe's in Silver Lake Saturday.

Another Heat Wave Is Here. Will LA's Aging Power Grid Fare Better This Time?

Another Heat Wave Is Here. Will LA's Aging Power Grid Fare Better This Time?

Wednesday looks to be the hottest day of the week, according to the National Weather Service, with valley areas hitting the mid-to-upper 100s and downtown L.A. reaching the high 90s.

She Was Stalked And Attacked In Guatemala And Could Be Sent Back. This Is The Story Of One Local Asylum Seeker

She Was Stalked And Attacked In Guatemala And Could Be Sent Back. This Is The Story Of One Local Asylum Seeker

"I could not tolerate what they did to me there," the young mother of three told KPCC/LAist this week, tearing up as she spoke.

Ref Rodriguez Pleads Guilty To Felony And Misdemeanor Charges, Resigns From LAUSD Board

Ref Rodriguez Pleads Guilty To Felony And Misdemeanor Charges, Resigns From LAUSD Board

Rodriguez faced criminal charges for alleged political money laundering. Now, he's giving up his seat as part of a plea deal.

Alleged Gunman In Silver Lake Trader Joe's Standoff Arrested On Suspicion Of Murder

Alleged Gunman In Silver Lake Trader Joe's Standoff Arrested On Suspicion Of Murder

Authorities have arrested a 28-year-old man on suspicion of murder following a tense standoff Saturday with police that left a woman dead. For hours, the incident at a Trader Joe's in Silver Lake paralyzed part of the city and even captured the attention of President Trump.

Beloved LA Food Critic Jonathan Gold Dies At 57. 'He Was Los Angeles In Many Ways'

Beloved LA Food Critic Jonathan Gold Dies At 57. 'He Was Los Angeles In Many Ways'

Pulitzer-Prize winning food critic Jonathan Gold, who wrote lyrically and passionately about everything from taquerias to the world's finest restaurants, has died.

Woman Killed During Standoff With Gunman At Silver Lake Trader Joe's

Woman Killed During Standoff With Gunman At Silver Lake Trader Joe's

Authorities are warning people to stay away from a Trader Joe's store in Silver Lake where shots were reported following a police chase that ended nearby. There are reports of hostages still in the store and now reports of an officer-involved shooting near that same location.

We Talked To Mayor Garcetti About Street Trash, Running For President, And Where He's Been

We Talked To Mayor Garcetti About Street Trash, Running For President, And Where He's Been

You sent us your questions to ask Mayor Garcetti. Here's what he said.

OC's Dana Rohrabacher Keeps Cheerleading For Russia. Will Republican Voters Care?

OC's Dana Rohrabacher Keeps Cheerleading For Russia. Will Republican Voters Care?

Dana Rohrabacher, a pro-marijuana, climate-change-doubting, Libertarian surfer, is no stranger to controversy. He's locked in a tough reelection fight. Will recent controversies hurt his chances to hold onto his seat in Congress?

Embattled LAUSD Board Member Ref Rodriguez Close To Reaching A Deal On Campaign Finance Questions. Here's How We Got Here.

Embattled LAUSD Board Member Ref Rodriguez Close To Reaching A Deal On Campaign Finance Questions. Here's How We Got Here.

Rodriguez is having a bad year. We put together this guide to help you catch up.

Who Needs Shark Week? Cal State Long Beach's Shark Lab Open House Returns This Weekend

Who Needs Shark Week? Cal State Long Beach's Shark Lab Open House Returns This Weekend

Visitors can get an up-close look at all kinds of sharks the lab studies, as well as the equipment researchers use and the people who swim with sharks for a living -- or a grade.

Get Ready, LA: Another Heat Wave Is Coming And It Could Break More Records

Get Ready, LA: Another Heat Wave Is Coming And It Could Break More Records

Thermometers will start rising across Southern California this weekend, but the real heat begins Monday and lasts through that Thursday.

Brace Yourself. Covered California Rates Are Out

Brace Yourself. Covered California Rates Are Out

In Los Angeles, individual health insurance rates will go up between 8.6 and 10 percent on average.

The LA Summer Interns Learning Filmmaking -- And Documenting Holocaust Survivors' Stories

The LA Summer Interns Learning Filmmaking -- And Documenting Holocaust Survivors' Stories

Their stories will be available at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust later this year.

Dear LAist: There Are Loud Airplanes Over My Neighborhood! What Can I Do?

Dear LAist: There Are Loud Airplanes Over My Neighborhood! What Can I Do?

It's not your imagination. Some neighborhoods are hearing a lot more airplane noise now because of a semi-recent change in flight paths.

Skyline Fire Prompts Evacuations In Corona

Skyline Fire Prompts Evacuations In Corona

Mandatory evacuation orders were declared for Mabey Canyon Road and parts of the Orchard Glen community.

We're Exploring LA County's 88 Cities. Here's Your Guide To Torrance And All Its Breweries

We're Exploring LA County's 88 Cities. Here's Your Guide To Torrance And All Its Breweries

With 11 breweries, Torrance has the highest concentration of them in the region, according to the L.A. County Brewers Guild.

Cal Fire: We're Already At 400 More Fires Than At This Time Last Year

Cal Fire: We're Already At 400 More Fires Than At This Time Last Year

Southern Californians recently lived through the largest fire in state history -- and it seems we're on track for another difficult fire year.

Well, Scratch That Whole Splitting California Into 3 States Thing (At Least For Now)

Well, Scratch That Whole Splitting California Into 3 States Thing (At Least For Now)

The Cal 3 Initiative seeks to split the Golden State up into three smaller states, with supporters arguing that California has grown too large to meet the needs of its residents

These Two National Parks In California Have Air Just As Smoggy As LA

These Two National Parks In California Have Air Just As Smoggy As LA

The air quality in some of California's national parks is as bad as it is in Los Angeles

Everything LA County Voters Need To Know About The Stormwater Tax Now On Their November Ballot

Everything LA County Voters Need To Know About The Stormwater Tax Now On Their November Ballot

L.A. County voters are being asked to approve a new tax on impermeable land (aka surfaces that don't absorb water). That's money that would go to fund new projects to catch stormwater, clean it and percolate it underground. The goal in this drought-plagued region is to increase the region's future water supply.

If You Love Weed And Following The Rules, Here Are 4 Changes Planned For California's Cannabis Industry

If You Love Weed And Following The Rules, Here Are 4 Changes Planned For California's Cannabis Industry

The new proposal outlines changes to rules on pot deliveries, advertising and the potency of edibles products.

Most Failed Transit Projects Don't Have An Exhibit, But The 710 Freeway Extension Does

Most Failed Transit Projects Don't Have An Exhibit, But The 710 Freeway Extension Does

"710, Beyond Present" captures the phantom imprint of a road that never was and how it shaped the communities it would have changed -- or even destroyed.

It Was Supposed To Be Easier To Get Out Of Jail In LA. But Bail's Not Dead Yet

It Was Supposed To Be Easier To Get Out Of Jail In LA. But Bail's Not Dead Yet

The bail bond industry has found a possible way to wiggle around a new law.

The Griffin Will Reopen With 'No Tolerance' Signs After Proud Boys Incident in Atwater Village

The Griffin Will Reopen With 'No Tolerance' Signs After Proud Boys Incident in Atwater Village

On social media, some people called for a boycott of the bar, with many accusing the owners of accommodating members of a hate group.

Dear LAist: How Big A Problem Is Opioid Abuse In SoCal?

Dear LAist: How Big A Problem Is Opioid Abuse In SoCal?

It depends on how you look at the numbers.

Can These Brain Scans Make High School Football Safer?

Can These Brain Scans Make High School Football Safer?

JSerra High in Orange County is testing the brain health of its football players in hopes of making better decisions about how bad a head injury is, and when it's ok to send the athlete back out on the field.

Schiff To Trump: Confront Putin On Election Meddling

Schiff To Trump: Confront Putin On Election Meddling

A lack of leadership from President Trump leaves the U.S. even more vulnerable to Russian interference, according to Adam Schiff, a congressman representing parts of L.A. and ranking member on the House Intelligence Committee.

Remembering Mario: LA's Famous Goose Who Was Actually A Gander

Remembering Mario: LA's Famous Goose Who Was Actually A Gander

Mario and his human companion Ehrler captured our hearts in 2011 when they formed a unique friendship at the Echo Park Lake. Back then, he went by Maria.

Why A Group Of Young, Local Pastors Went To A DTLA Workshop On Immigration

Why A Group Of Young, Local Pastors Went To A DTLA Workshop On Immigration

"Faith leaders have the moral imperative to be the conscience of this country," said CLUE trainer Guillermo Torres.

That Time The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Promoted LA Metro's Blue Line

That Time The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Promoted LA Metro's Blue Line

In Operation Blue Line, Leonardo, Donatello, Rapheal and Michealangelo find themselves on the West Coast for a change, where they face off against a villain named "Gridlock."

Here's What The LA River Will Look Like In 20 Years, According To LA's Chief Architect

Here's What The LA River Will Look Like In 20 Years, According To LA's Chief Architect

"First of all, one ought to be able to start at the headwaters in the far West Valley and ride a bike all the way to Long Beach."

CalArts Is Going Back To High School This Summer

CalArts Is Going Back To High School This Summer

The school's summer arts program is spending four weeks teaching 190 kids in South LA.

Nothing Can Fix LA Traffic, So Deal With It

Nothing Can Fix LA Traffic, So Deal With It

Not new trains. Not freeways. Not flying cars. Not Elon Musk. It's unfixable.

Congrats, California. You Slashed Carbon Emissions By A Lot. Now The Hard Work Begins

Congrats, California. You Slashed Carbon Emissions By A Lot. Now The Hard Work Begins

We met our 2020 emissions reduction goals four years early. Now we have to crack down on cow farts and car exhaust.

Finally. LA Metro Bikes Cost The Same As The Bus And The Train

Finally. LA Metro Bikes Cost The Same As The Bus And The Train

Riders no longer have to shell out double the cost of a transit fare for the pleasure of pedaling around town on a Metro bike.

The Artist Behind The LeBron James Mural In Venice Painted Over It Because We Can't Have Nice Things

The Artist Behind The LeBron James Mural In Venice Painted Over It Because We Can't Have Nice Things

In its short life on a wall in Venice, the LeBron James mural celebrating the new Lakers' new star was vandalized twice.

Dear LAist: What's The Deal With The 'Happy Birthday' Building On Glendale Boulevard?

Dear LAist: What's The Deal With The 'Happy Birthday' Building On Glendale Boulevard?

Storefront, street art, or graffiti? We have decoded Echo Park's happy birthday message.

What's Next For The LA Times, According To The Newspaper's New Owner And Editor

What's Next For The LA Times, According To The Newspaper's New Owner And Editor

It's been an eventful year for the Los Angeles Times, to put it mildly. The year started with a new union and, six months in, the paper had a new owner -- and is moving into a new home.

The Water District Bringing Brown Water To Compton And Willowbrook Will Be Shut Down

The Water District Bringing Brown Water To Compton And Willowbrook Will Be Shut Down

A regional planning commission voted unanimously to dissolve the Sativa water district Wednesday morning. Customers of the low-income water district has complained for months about brown tap water.

In Future LA, Summerlong Heatwaves Could Be The New Normal

In Future LA, Summerlong Heatwaves Could Be The New Normal

Here are a bunch of ways global warming is going to affect our power.

Attention, Mamas! Will You Tell Us About Your Birth Story?

Attention, Mamas! Will You Tell Us About Your Birth Story?

Assuming you haven't completely blocked it from your memory.

'Exiled Elected Official, Shadow Government': Josh Newman Talks About Life After Being Booted From The State Senate

'Exiled Elected Official, Shadow Government': Josh Newman Talks About Life After Being Booted From The State Senate

We asked: "How do you identify yourself these days?" He chuckled: "That's a good question. Josh Newman, exiled elected official, shadow government. I don't know. Yeah."

That Griffith Park Fire Prompted Evacuations But The Concert Will Go On

That Griffith Park Fire Prompted Evacuations But The Concert Will Go On

Both ground crews and air units are on the scene, fighting what's been dubbed the Griffith Park Fire.

Here's Why The Power Grid Had An Epic Fail This Weekend

Here's Why The Power Grid Had An Epic Fail This Weekend

It's not because we didn't have enough electricity to meet demand.

Pasadena's Screaming Parrots Are Super Annoying But May Save Their Species From Extinction

Pasadena's Screaming Parrots Are Super Annoying But May Save Their Species From Extinction

Our accidental satellite population of red-crowned parrots are thriving in the SGV but dying off in their native habitat.

Everything You Need To Know About The Massive, Decaying West LA VA Campus -- And The Plan To Fix It

Everything You Need To Know About The Massive, Decaying West LA VA Campus -- And The Plan To Fix It

It's big. It's green. It's hiding in plain sight next to the 405 freeway.

This Iconic California License Plate Has A Very Creative History

This Iconic California License Plate Has A Very Creative History

It's not just a pretty picture. It means millions for the arts.

Happy 75 Years Of Smog, LA. We Don't Wear Gas Masks Anymore But The Air Is Still Terrible

Happy 75 Years Of Smog, LA. We Don't Wear Gas Masks Anymore But The Air Is Still Terrible

It was July 8, 1943 when the first real smog rolled into town. It was mayhem.

Deadline's Up For Separated Families In LA -- But Some Reunions May Take Longer

Deadline's Up For Separated Families In LA -- But Some Reunions May Take Longer

A federal judge in San Diego said he'll give the government extra time to reunite some families of children under 5 who were separated at the border.

A Richer Picture Of Arts Education Funding In The State Of California

A Richer Picture Of Arts Education Funding In The State Of California

The state budget has over $50 million more for funding arts and arts education. Here's where it's going.

LA's Heat Wave Left More Than 75,000 Without Power -- And Broke An Electricity Use Record

LA's Heat Wave Left More Than 75,000 Without Power -- And Broke An Electricity Use Record

On Friday, Angelenos set a new single-day record for electricity use for the month of July.

Valley Fire Evacuations In San Bernardino County

Valley Fire Evacuations In San Bernardino County

Mandatory evacuation orders were issued for the entire community of Forest Falls.

If You Breathe Air, Stay Inside -- It's Hot And The Air Quality Is So, So, So Terrible

If You Breathe Air, Stay Inside -- It's Hot And The Air Quality Is So, So, So Terrible

Let us help you validate your decision to stay on the couch today.

It's The Last Day Of School For The Head Of Arts Education At LAUSD

It's The Last Day Of School For The Head Of Arts Education At LAUSD

We talked arts, opportunity and data with Rory Pullens as he was packing up his office in his final days before retirement.

These People Have Dedicated Their Lives To Keeping Black Babies Alive

These People Have Dedicated Their Lives To Keeping Black Babies Alive

There are so many public health workers, researchers and community organizers across the country who have dedicated their lives to improving birth outcomes for black babies. Here are some of them.

We're Exploring LA County's 88 Cities. Here's Your Guide To San Fernando

We're Exploring LA County's 88 Cities. Here's Your Guide To San Fernando

With just 2.37 square miles of land, this city within a city is the perfect size for people who want to ditch their cars and get around on foot.

Could LAUSD Tax Its Way Out Of A Budget Crisis? Better Question: Will Voters Let Them?

Could LAUSD Tax Its Way Out Of A Budget Crisis? Better Question: Will Voters Let Them?

LAUSD officials don't think enough 2018 voters will support a tax hike, internal memo shows.

Every Day Is Fire Season. Here's How Angelenos Can Prepare Right Now

Every Day Is Fire Season. Here's How Angelenos Can Prepare Right Now

Protect your pets, your belongings, your house, your community, yourself.

Clipper Darrell Shows New True Colors -- And They're Lakers Purple And Gold

Clipper Darrell Shows New True Colors -- And They're Lakers Purple And Gold

Get ready for Benedict Darrell -- he's lending his talents to The Other Team after decades of Clippers superfandom.

LA Was Lit For July 4th, But In A Super Illegal, Tree-Burning Way

LA Was Lit For July 4th, But In A Super Illegal, Tree-Burning Way

Anyone who was in the L.A. area Wednesday night knows that the city/county "zero-tolerance" policy message on illegal fireworks was ... not received.

Nice Day To Swim -- But There's Also A High Surf Advisory, So Watch Out

Nice Day To Swim -- But There's Also A High Surf Advisory, So Watch Out

During a similar weather system last year, SoCal lifeguards rescued a thousand people.

Heat Hacks: How To Stay Cool Without Air Conditioning

Heat Hacks: How To Stay Cool Without Air Conditioning

Hot hot help. It's a heatwave and we've got zero chill about finding you a cooling center. Here's a list of local resources and DIY tips from formerly warm people.

There Are Empty Beds. Here's What's Keeping Homeless People Out Of LA County Shelters

There Are Empty Beds. Here's What's Keeping Homeless People Out Of LA County Shelters

About 75 percent of the people who are homeless in L.A. on any given night are living in tents, cars, or out in the open.

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