Two dead in separate freeway crashes in rain

POMONA (CNS) - Two people were killed today in separate crashes during rainfall on freeways in Pomona and Sun Valley, authorities said. A Hyundai sedan...

Essential Events: Ring in spring with week of comedy fun

Last month's rains have finally subsided, but in the winter blues have still got a hold on you, this week's comedy offerings are sure...

L.A. teachers plan first strike in 30 years

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The teachers of the Los Angeles Unified School District pledged to go ahead with the first teachers strike in Los Angeles...

South Pasadena home in danger of collapse

SOUTH PASADENA (CNS) - A home in South Pasadena was in danger of collapsing after a water line ruptured underneath it, causing the ground...

Pasadena to hold Kwanzaa celebration

PASADENA (CNS) - Pasadena will conduct its 30th annual Kwanzaa celebration today at the Pasadena Public Library's La Pintoresca Branch with Thanayi Karenga, daughter of Kwanzaa...

Southland average gas prices drop to lowest amount since March

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped today for the 43rd consecutive day, decreasing...

405 weekend closure set in Costa Mesa area

COSTA MESA (CNS) - The San Diego (405) Freeway will be closed at Fairview Road in Costa Mesa Friday night through Sunday morning as part...

Doctor loses license after recommending pot-laced cookies for a 4-year-old

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) - A Hollywood physician has lost his medical license after recommending that a father give his 4-year-old son marijuana cookies to control temper tantrums,...

L.A County Inspector General raises alarm over pepper spray use on juveniles

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Officers engaged in inappropriate and avoidable uses of pepper spray to subdue detainees in Los Angeles County juvenile detention facilities in...

City Council approves court-ordered help for mental illness or addiction

Angelenos with mental illness or drug addiction could soon see themselves protected by court-ordered conservators, thanks to the efforts of two Los Angeles City...