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Trump Administration Announces Ban On Foreigners Who Have Visited China

Trump Administration Announces Ban On Foreigners Who Have Visited China

And U.S. citizens who has been in Hubei Province in the previous 14 days will be subject to up to 14 days of mandatory quarantine.

California's Most Controversial Homebuilding Bill, SB50, Just Died. What's Next?

California's Most Controversial Homebuilding Bill, SB50, Just Died. What's Next?

Gov. Gavin Newsom has a goal of 3.5 million new homes by 2025. His path to reaching it narrows, now that a zoning "reform" measure has failed.

That Weird Fireball Thing You Saw In The Sky Wednesday Night? We Have Answers

That Weird Fireball Thing You Saw In The Sky Wednesday Night? We Have Answers

It's a meteor, it's a piece of space junk, it's Kobe's last goodbye! We solve the mystery (well, NASA did)

Here's What Hollywood Boulevard Could Look Like With Less Space For Cars And More Space For Humans

Here's What Hollywood Boulevard Could Look Like With Less Space For Cars And More Space For Humans

L.A. has a plan to turn the congested tourist trap into a safer, more accessible space for residents and visitors.

To Get Into A Cal State, You Won't Need More High School Math  -- Yet

To Get Into A Cal State, You Won't Need More High School Math -- Yet

How much high school math do you need to get into a Cal State? It's controversial.

Race for LA District Attorney: Key Takeaways From A Contentious -- And Disrupted -- Debate

Race for LA District Attorney: Key Takeaways From A Contentious -- And Disrupted -- Debate

George Gascon and Rachel Rossi staked out positions to the left of incumbent DA Jackie Lacey, who argued both of her challengers are unqualified.

Sawtelle High-Rise Burns For 2nd Time In 7 Years; Two Seriously Injured

Sawtelle High-Rise Burns For 2nd Time In 7 Years; Two Seriously Injured

LAFD said the fire reportedly prompted people to jump from the sixth floor or other nearby floors.

Los Angeles And OC Voting Centers Are Open: Where To Go For The 2020 Primary Election

Los Angeles And OC Voting Centers Are Open: Where To Go For The 2020 Primary Election

Chances are your voting location has changed. Here's the list of where you can go.

Why Chinese Fans Loved Kobe Bryant So Much

Why Chinese Fans Loved Kobe Bryant So Much

Bryant's work ethic inspired Chinese basketball players and fans. His shocking death hit the community hard in both in LA and in China.

Here's What We Know About Kobe's Last Flight

Here's What We Know About Kobe's Last Flight

Federal safety investigators said the helicopter lacked an onboard safety net system that investigators had previously recommended be required for all similar aircraft.

Here's Your Guide To The 2020 Primary Election In LA

Here's Your Guide To The 2020 Primary Election In LA

We may not be able to fully ease your anxieties about the 2020 election season, but we can at least offer some friendly guidance.

 'Kobe And Carne Asada' - At Plaza Mexico in Lynwood There Are No More Bryant Jerseys Left For Sale

'Kobe And Carne Asada' - At Plaza Mexico in Lynwood There Are No More Bryant Jerseys Left For Sale

One vendor said said none of the shops in Plaza Mexico were ready for the demand for Kobe Bryant gear. People were coming in sad, she said, "because they said the wife is Mexican."

Your No-Panic Guide To The Coronavirus In LA

Your No-Panic Guide To The Coronavirus In LA

COVID-19 is officially a pandemic. Here's what you need to know.

LeBron Breaks Silence, New Murals, Lakers Lights: The Most LA Tributes To Kobe Bryant

LeBron Breaks Silence, New Murals, Lakers Lights: The Most LA Tributes To Kobe Bryant

As Los Angeles mourns the death of Kobe Bryant, memorials have taken on many shapes and forms. 

Kobe Bryant Crash: Federal Safety Inspector Says Pilot Climbed To Avoid Clouds Shortly Before Hitting Hillside

Kobe Bryant Crash: Federal Safety Inspector Says Pilot Climbed To Avoid Clouds Shortly Before Hitting Hillside

An NTSB official called the crash site scene "pretty devastating." Nine people, including the pilot, were killed while en route to a youth basketball tournament.

What We Know About The 9 People Who Died In The Helicopter Crash That Killed Kobe

What We Know About The 9 People Who Died In The Helicopter Crash That Killed Kobe

Three young basketball players, four parents including Kobe Bryant, a coach, and the pilot lost their lives in Sunday's helicopter crash.

Vroman's Book Signing With 'American Dirt' Author Jeanine Cummins Is Canceled

Vroman's Book Signing With 'American Dirt' Author Jeanine Cummins Is Canceled

The author had been scheduled to talk about her controversial novel on Tuesday night.

Athletes' Pay Wasn't The Only Big Topic At The NCAA Convention. Here's What Else Came Up

Athletes' Pay Wasn't The Only Big Topic At The NCAA Convention. Here's What Else Came Up

Athletics leaders said there's work to be done to improve college student mental health and prevent student sexual assault.

Lakers Legend Kobe Bryant And Teen Daughter Among Nine People Killed In Helicopter Crash

Lakers Legend Kobe Bryant And Teen Daughter Among Nine People Killed In Helicopter Crash

Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter, and seven others, including the head baseball coach at Orange Coast College, were killed.

Fans Pay Tribute To Kobe Bryant Across Los Angeles In Wake Of Lakers Legend's Death

Fans Pay Tribute To Kobe Bryant Across Los Angeles In Wake Of Lakers Legend's Death

Photos capture the grief and shock of fans who came together to mourn the shocking death of the basketball legend in a helicopter crash Sunday morning.

Los Angeles And Orange Counties Confirm First Cases Of New Coronavirus

Los Angeles And Orange Counties Confirm First Cases Of New Coronavirus

There are now five confirmed cases in the U.S.

'I Am Straight Up In Tears Right Now.' Why Kobe Bryant's Death Hurts So Much

'I Am Straight Up In Tears Right Now.' Why Kobe Bryant's Death Hurts So Much

Kobe Bryant gave us something special even when we had nothing else to cheer for in our lives.

State OKs LA County's New Voting Machines -- With A Whole Lot Of Caveats

State OKs LA County's New Voting Machines -- With A Whole Lot Of Caveats

The Secretary of State has certified the new system, but says L.A. County must have a 'Plan B' for March 3 primary voters that includes the option of hand-marking a paper ballot.

LAPD Chief Moves To Fire Officer Over Falsely Identifying People As Gang Members

LAPD Chief Moves To Fire Officer Over Falsely Identifying People As Gang Members

Chief Michel Moore has also referred the case for possible criminal charges. A number of other officers are still under investigation.

Silver Lake Reservoir Moves One Step Closer To Redesign

Silver Lake Reservoir Moves One Step Closer To Redesign

The vision includes more space for walking, scenic overviews and more recreational options.

Beverly Hills Sues Over 'Severe Ballot Design Flaw' In LA County Voting Machines

Beverly Hills Sues Over 'Severe Ballot Design Flaw' In LA County Voting Machines

The city says voters will accidentally skip candidates listed after the first digital "page."

Metro Is Considering A Program To Let LA County's K-12 Students Ride For Free

Metro Is Considering A Program To Let LA County's K-12 Students Ride For Free

The vote on the study was delayed after a long discussion about which students -- and districts -- would actually be studied.

An Increase In Hate Crimes Has Disproportionately Affected LA's Black And Jewish Communities

An Increase In Hate Crimes Has Disproportionately Affected LA's Black And Jewish Communities

In total, LAPD reported 322 hate crimes in 2019, up from 292 in 2018.

NASA's Spitzer Telescope Revealed Colors Unseeable By The Human Eye. It Retires Next Week

NASA's Spitzer Telescope Revealed Colors Unseeable By The Human Eye. It Retires Next Week

The space-based observatory helped to identify the most distant galaxy observed to date.

LA's Annual Homeless Count (Or Undercount?) Is Underway

LA's Annual Homeless Count (Or Undercount?) Is Underway

The federal government requires cities to periodically count their homeless residents. But don't expect the tally to be accurate.

Why The Census Bureau Is Turning To Children To Reach Asian Immigrants

Why The Census Bureau Is Turning To Children To Reach Asian Immigrants

The Census Bureau has rolled out new ads in several Asian languages, but dropped eight of the 14 languages it used for advertising in its 2010 campaign.

Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills Won't Have Running Water Until Thursday (At The Earliest)

Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills Won't Have Running Water Until Thursday (At The Earliest)

The Valley medical center has been without running water since the waterline broke Saturday night.

LAX Passenger With Measles Visited Brentwood Pharmacy Twice

LAX Passenger With Measles Visited Brentwood Pharmacy Twice

An airline passenger arrived at the Tom Bradley International Terminal on Jan. 12 while infectious, according to the L.A. County Public Health Department.

Black Lives Matter LA Says It Wasn't Invited To Participate In The Women's March For The First Time

Black Lives Matter LA Says It Wasn't Invited To Participate In The Women's March For The First Time

The organization has been invited to speak onstage for the past three years.

Endangered West Hollywood Rare Plant Nursery May Survive

Endangered West Hollywood Rare Plant Nursery May Survive

Late last year XOTX Tropico owner Leon Massoth was told the property his business sits on had been sold and he had to leave. He thinks he's found a new space.

Co-Owning Property With Strangers Can Make Homes In LA Cheaper -- But It's Also Displacing Renters

Co-Owning Property With Strangers Can Make Homes In LA Cheaper -- But It's Also Displacing Renters

Condo and home prices are out of reach for most first-time buyers in Los Angeles. Could "Tenancy in common" be the solution?

L.A. County Sheriff's Department Unveils New Body Camera Policy

L.A. County Sheriff's Department Unveils New Body Camera Policy

Deputies would be required to turn on their cameras during any interaction with the public.

Disgraced Former LA County Sheriff Lee Baca Ordered To Report To Prison

Disgraced Former LA County Sheriff Lee Baca Ordered To Report To Prison

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has been ordered to report to prison to begin serving his three-year sentence for obstruction of justice, conspiracy and lying.

LA's Hookah Lovers Are Worried The Proposed Vaping Law Would Wipe Out Their Lounges

LA's Hookah Lovers Are Worried The Proposed Vaping Law Would Wipe Out Their Lounges

"We don't want to become collateral damage" in the fight against teen vaping, says one hookah advocate.

 LA's New Voting System Is Still Uncertified. Why Election Security Experts Are Worried

LA's New Voting System Is Still Uncertified. Why Election Security Experts Are Worried

The March 3 primary is weeks away, but the state has yet to certify the new machines. Election experts have spotted security flaws, and potential lawsuits are already looming.

Here's LA Metro's Plan To Get You Out Of Your Car And On A Bus

Here's LA Metro's Plan To Get You Out Of Your Car And On A Bus

The transit agency says fast and frequent service is key to improving its system, which has lost roughly 25% of its ridership over the past decade.

Whittier College Hopes Tuition Freeze Will Draw More Students. But Can They Get Over The Sticker Shock?

Whittier College Hopes Tuition Freeze Will Draw More Students. But Can They Get Over The Sticker Shock?

Is freezing tuition at $49,000 a year enough to attract working-class high school graduates?

 LAPD Chief Moore Says Cops Who Falsify Documents Have 'Absolutely Zero Worth As A Police Officer'

LAPD Chief Moore Says Cops Who Falsify Documents Have 'Absolutely Zero Worth As A Police Officer'

Twenty cops are being investigated for falsely labeling residents as gang members.

Day Labor Center Protests Eviction Saying Public Drinking And Urination In Parking Lot Isn't Tied To Them

Day Labor Center Protests Eviction Saying Public Drinking And Urination In Parking Lot Isn't Tied To Them

A day labor center in L.A.'s Westlake neighborhood is under pressure to vacate its long-time headquarters.

Violent Crime In LA is Down. Again. The Police Chief Says It's 'One of the Safest Times In Los Angeles.'

Violent Crime In LA is Down. Again. The Police Chief Says It's 'One of the Safest Times In Los Angeles.'

There were 253 murders in 2019, making it the 10th year in a row the city had fewer than 300 homicides. The homicide rate was the lowest since 1962.

Check Your Wiper Blades -- The First Storm Of 2020 Blows Into LA On Thursday

Check Your Wiper Blades -- The First Storm Of 2020 Blows Into LA On Thursday

Rain for many. Snow for some. Traffic for everybody. Maybe put some snacks and water bottles in your car. Couldn't hurt.

FAA: Flight Crew Didn't Warn Air Traffic Controllers Before Dumping Fuel Over Schools, Homes

FAA: Flight Crew Didn't Warn Air Traffic Controllers Before Dumping Fuel Over Schools, Homes

In all, some 60 people at a number of area schools complained of minor problems. Parents say they have questions about why the jet fuel was dumped over populated areas.

Newsom Pledges $250 Million To Combat Homelessness In LA

Newsom Pledges $250 Million To Combat Homelessness In LA

Homes that care for people who are mentally ill or otherwise at risk of becoming homeless are rapidly closing in L.A. County. Newsom says he'll invest to keep them open.

The Astros Cheated, But That Doesn't Necessarily Mean The Dodgers Would Have Won The 2017 World Series

The Astros Cheated, But That Doesn't Necessarily Mean The Dodgers Would Have Won The 2017 World Series

If you think the Astros' cheating was the only reason the Dodgers lost, then you've decided to forget a few things about that series.

West Hollywood's 'Log Cabin' Is A Hub For Sobriety Groups. Now It's Facing The Wrecking Ball

West Hollywood's 'Log Cabin' Is A Hub For Sobriety Groups. Now It's Facing The Wrecking Ball

It's "a crappy run down rustic building that needs to be torn down." It's also "a place where miracles have happened for decades."

Beverly Hills Might Sue Over LA County's New Voting Machine Design

Beverly Hills Might Sue Over LA County's New Voting Machine Design

One councilman running for reelection says the user interface is "unfair" and could affect the outcome of important races.

Metro Train Delayed? Don't Rule Out Copper Bandits Stealing Wiring From The Tracks

Metro Train Delayed? Don't Rule Out Copper Bandits Stealing Wiring From The Tracks

The thieves are putting Metro riders, staff -- and themselves -- at risk.

Wrongful Death Claims Have Been Filed For 4 People Who Died In The Conception Boat Fire

Wrongful Death Claims Have Been Filed For 4 People Who Died In The Conception Boat Fire

Legal claims against the boat's owners call the fire that killed 34 last Labor Day "foreseeable and preventable" in part due to "a litany of safety lapses."

The Biggest Mistake California Voters Are Making Right Now (And How To Avoid It)

The Biggest Mistake California Voters Are Making Right Now (And How To Avoid It)

Twitter doesn't always know what it's talking about.

Gov. Newsom Just Proposed A $222 Billion State Budget. Here's What It Says About California

Gov. Newsom Just Proposed A $222 Billion State Budget. Here's What It Says About California

Homelessness, education, climate action, health, consumer protection, school lunches: Gov. Gavin Newsom's agenda couldn't differ more from President Donald Trump's.

Orange County School Of The Arts Is Trying To Get Its Charter Renewed -- But There's Drama

Orange County School Of The Arts Is Trying To Get Its Charter Renewed -- But There's Drama

We're continuing to report on this story, and we want to hear from you.

California's Flu Season Is Normal So Far -- But Not In LA

California's Flu Season Is Normal So Far -- But Not In LA

People in L.A. County are getting the flu -- and going to the ER because of it -- at a rate higher than the peak of all but one of the last five seasons.

LA Politicians Are Working With Trump On Homelessness

LA Politicians Are Working With Trump On Homelessness

L.A. County is home to nearly 60,000 people experiencing homelessness on any given night. Our shelter system has space for fewer than 16,000 people.

One Of LA's Oldest Hospitals Is Closing

One Of LA's Oldest Hospitals Is Closing

Patients will be transferred to nearby hospitals. It's unclear how many of St. Vincent's more than 1,000 employees will lose their jobs.

Thousands Fly From SoCal To Taiwan To Vote In High-Stakes Presidential Election

Thousands Fly From SoCal To Taiwan To Vote In High-Stakes Presidential Election

An estimated 6,000 locals have returned to the democratic island for an election that's being treated as a referendum on Taiwan's relations with China.

A Growing Threat For Military Bases In California And Beyond: Wildfires Driven By Climate Change

A Growing Threat For Military Bases In California And Beyond: Wildfires Driven By Climate Change

With dangerous weapons, ammunition and chemical storage at risk, California's intensifying wildfires are worrying military leaders.

LA Metro's New Train And Bus Names Are Official. There Is No F Line And You Know Exactly Why

LA Metro's New Train And Bus Names Are Official. There Is No F Line And You Know Exactly Why

Time to learn your regional transit ABCs (keep those D Line jokes to yourself).

It's Now Illegal For LA Landlords To Deny Housing Vouchers -- But Some Still Are

It's Now Illegal For LA Landlords To Deny Housing Vouchers -- But Some Still Are

A new year brought new housing laws aimed at helping renters. But who's enforcing them?

LAUSD Has A New (And Complicated) Way To Score Schools. We Explain

LAUSD Has A New (And Complicated) Way To Score Schools. We Explain

See our breakdown of the new 'growth model,' which claims to offer a new perspective on how well schools are doing.

More Than Half Of LA County Inmates Who Are Mentally Ill Don't Need To Be in Jail, Study Finds

More Than Half Of LA County Inmates Who Are Mentally Ill Don't Need To Be in Jail, Study Finds

L.A.'s jails have become de facto mental health hospitals. But county leaders want to move more patients out.

Taxi Drivers Strike At LAX, Demanding To Be Allowed Back To Terminals For Pickups

Taxi Drivers Strike At LAX, Demanding To Be Allowed Back To Terminals For Pickups

Taxi pickup services made the move -- along with Uber and Lyft -- which one city leader called "the final nail in the coffin" for the industry.

Early Childcare Providers Are Spending Their Own Money To Take Care Of LA's Kids

Early Childcare Providers Are Spending Their Own Money To Take Care Of LA's Kids

A new report found that quality childcare in L.A. costs more than any one funding source available.

As His Trial Is Set To Start In New York, Harvey Weinstein Faces New Criminal Charges In LA

As His Trial Is Set To Start In New York, Harvey Weinstein Faces New Criminal Charges In LA

He's charged with forcible rape, forcible oral copulation, sexual penetration by use of force and sexual battery by restraint.

The NCAA Meets In Anaheim This Week. Shot Clock Starts On College Athlete Paychecks

The NCAA Meets In Anaheim This Week. Shot Clock Starts On College Athlete Paychecks

California's college athletes bill will be the talk of the NCAA's annual convention, which begins today.

In LA's Persian Square, Iranian General's Killing Stirs Strong Emotions

In LA's Persian Square, Iranian General's Killing Stirs Strong Emotions

After a U.S. drone strike killed a top Iranian general, emotions were strong among local Iranian Americans.

'Car Accident' Or 'Traffic Violence'? The Way We Talk About Crashes Is Evolving

'Car Accident' Or 'Traffic Violence'? The Way We Talk About Crashes Is Evolving

New research shows the effect police language and media narratives have on how we perceive who's to blame when a driver kills a pedestrian.

How To Vote In California: What To Do Ahead Of The March 3 Primary Election

How To Vote In California: What To Do Ahead Of The March 3 Primary Election

If you're a No Party Preference voter, pay extra attention to this guide if you want to weigh in on the next president.

LA's First Sunset Of 2020 Was Beautiful, And Here Are The Photos To Prove It

LA's First Sunset Of 2020 Was Beautiful, And Here Are The Photos To Prove It

If you were inside trying not to breathe in the polluted air, you may have missed it.

Rose Bowl 2020: How Donald Duck Became A Mascot For The University Of Oregon

Rose Bowl 2020: How Donald Duck Became A Mascot For The University Of Oregon

You're not crazy. The University of Oregon's mascot doesn't just look like Donald Duck. It IS him.

Highlights And Winners From The 2020 Rose Parade

Highlights And Winners From The 2020 Rose Parade

A new year has begun, and you know what that means: a parade of flower-festooned floats!

Rose Parade 2020: Meet The First Latina President Of The Tournament Of Roses

Rose Parade 2020: Meet The First Latina President Of The Tournament Of Roses

The pantheon of past presidents includes just two other women (who served in 2005-06 and 2012-13). Farber is the first Latina and native Spanish-speaker to work her way up to the post.

Here's How AB5, California's New Freelancer Law, Could Affect You

Here's How AB5, California's New Freelancer Law, Could Affect You

A guide for L.A.'s writers, photographers, musicians, film and tv workers, artists, drivers, and more.

Leading LA Rabbi To Trump: Create A Task Force To Fight Anti-Semitism

Leading LA Rabbi To Trump: Create A Task Force To Fight Anti-Semitism

Rabbi Marvin Hier made the plea Monday after the latest in a series of attacks against Jews. In the most recent attack, a man stabbed five people at a Hanukkah celebration in New York.

Here's How SoCal Cities Could Build More Homeless Shelters, Clean Up Sidewalks, And Possibly Not Get Sued

Here's How SoCal Cities Could Build More Homeless Shelters, Clean Up Sidewalks, And Possibly Not Get Sued

The court order that cleared O.C.'s massive homeless encampment just got more important.

We Got A Sneak Peek At JPL's Mars 2020 Rover Before It Heads To Its Launch Site, And It's Rad

We Got A Sneak Peek At JPL's Mars 2020 Rover Before It Heads To Its Launch Site, And It's Rad

Engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena are getting ready to ship the latest Mars rover to Florida. In July, the robotic vehicle will start the roughly seven-month journey to the red planet.

California Banned Private Immigrant Detention Centers. So How Could Some Exist For Another 15 Years?

California Banned Private Immigrant Detention Centers. So How Could Some Exist For Another 15 Years?

The state could soon be housing an additional 2,100 detained immigrants, despite state legislators' efforts to get out of the private detention business.

California's New Laws Starting Jan. 1, 2020

California's New Laws Starting Jan. 1, 2020

Here's a closer look at some of the laws that might affect your daily life in the new year.

A Tornado Hit Ventura County

A Tornado Hit Ventura County

It moved less than one mile after touching down near the Santa Clara River.

It's Super Easy To Recycle Your Christmas Tree Through This LA City Program

It's Super Easy To Recycle Your Christmas Tree Through This LA City Program

The city's Department of Sanitation is picking them up.

Rain, Snow And Power Outages In LA Today

Rain, Snow And Power Outages In LA Today

Large parts of the county are without power, including the City of Bell, Silver Lake, Echo Park and East Hollywood.

LA Might Make Pads And Tampons Available For Free In City Facilities

LA Might Make Pads And Tampons Available For Free In City Facilities

Feminine hygiene products are "essential health items," said Councilmember Bob Blumenfeld.

Here Are The Hottest, Coldest And Rainiest Christmases In Los Angeles History

Here Are The Hottest, Coldest And Rainiest Christmases In Los Angeles History

This Christmas weather leaves a lot to be desired, but it could be (and has been) sooo much worse.

Free Rides Tonight (And NYE) On Metro Buses And Trains

Free Rides Tonight (And NYE) On Metro Buses And Trains

Travel between 9 p.m. and 2 a.m. without paying a cent.

Some Of LA's Filipino Catholics Call For An End To Duterte's Brutal Drug War

Some Of LA's Filipino Catholics Call For An End To Duterte's Brutal Drug War

Despite his brutal drug war and attacks on Catholic Church leaders, 78 percent of Filipinos remain satisfied with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's performance. In L.A., Filipino American Catholics are divided.

SoCal Gets Soaked For The Holidays

SoCal Gets Soaked For The Holidays

Rain and wind could cause traffic delays during Christmas week.

Your Toasty Winter Fireplace Is Polluting The Air

Your Toasty Winter Fireplace Is Polluting The Air

Thousands of mini wildfires can help turn L.A.'s stagnant winter air into a health hazard.

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