San Fernando Valley

$5K Reward: Station Mascot Dog Still Missing Since Creek Fire

A search for the fire captain's beloved French bulldog "Taco" is planned Saturday in Pacoima. Share if you can to help find the little pup!<p>SAN …

Pets

Earth will likely warm way beyond the crucial tipping point that the Paris agreement was meant to avoid

• <b>A new report estimates that global temperature will increase 3.2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by the end of the century.</b>• <b><br>That's well over the 2-degree limit set by the Paris Agreement in 2015.</b>• <b><br>But it's not all bad news: China and India have made huge strides in curbing greenhouse gas</b> …

Climate

New Line of Latina T-Shirts 'Viva La Bonita' Bears Empowering Messages

Christmas is fast approaching and you’re likely still contemplating what to get your <i>familia y amigas</i>. Mexican-American <i>Chica</i> boss Rachel Gomez created …

Frida Kahlo

Elon Musk Really Doesn't Like Mass Transit Systems He's Trying to Build

Elon Musk is a man of many, many interests. Lately, to go along with cars, space, and AI, he has added mass transit to the pile. After launching the …

Elon Musk

California Wildfires Prompt Tougher Rules for Utilities

Devastating California wildfires this year — and expectations of more to come under the extremes of climate change — prompted regulators Thursday to …

California Wildfires

Toddler Dance Off |Temple Vandalized With Swastikas | OC Today

Firefighter Killed Fighting Thomas| Disney Deal | Heroin Delivery Service | Dr. Charged With Murdering Plastic Surgery Patient: OC Today<p>Share-worthy …

Los Angeles

'Drake & Josh' Show House Hits the Market

The abode <b>Drake Bell</b> and <b>Josh Peck</b> called home on their popular Nickelodeon show just hit the market ... and it's got plenty of room.<p>The San Fernando …

Weekly Crime Report: Pasadena & Nearby Police Log

A look at a few of this week's most interesting police, fire and courtroom incidents near Pasadena.<p>PASADENA, CA – The following is a collection of …

Los Angeles

Weekly Crime Report: Encino-Tarzana & Nearby Police Log

A look at a few of this week's most interesting police, fire and courtroom incidents near Encino-Tarzana.<p>ENCINO-TARZANA, CA – The following is a …

Los Angeles

LA officials increasing outreach to homeless encampments in fire prone areas

<i>A house is threatened by wildfire along Linda Flora Drive during the Skirball Fire in Los Angeles, California, December 6, 2017.<br>The "Skirball" fire</i> …

California

14 People Charged With Running Heroin Delivery Service In Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fourteen people have been charged with running a pizza delivery-style drug ring out of Los Angeles that used a fleet of cars to …

Los Angeles

Skirball Fire: Crews Anticipate Full Containment

Firefighters expect to reach full containment of the of the week-old Skirball Fire.<p>LOS ANGELES, CA — Authorities are nearing full containment …

Los Angeles

Skirball fire sparked by illegal cooking fire, California officials say

The Skirball brush fire that caused residents of Los Angeles' affluent Bel-Air neighborhood to flee their multimillion-dollar mansions last week was …

Santa Barbara County

Who Is Samantha Markle? What to Know About Meghan Markle's Estranged Sister

She opens up about her soon-to-be-royal sibling in a new special for TLC.<p>When Prince Harry and Meghan Markle marry at Windsor Palace in May, there's at least one family member who might not be invited: Meghan's estranged half-sister, Samantha.<p>Samantha Markle, who also known by the name Samantha …

Royal Family

LA Fire: Cause of Fire That Could Have Wiped Out Bel-Air Started at Homeless Camp

As the wind-fueled Thomas fire burned north in Ventura, California, and the Lilac fire was getting ready to burst out to the south, metro Los Angeles …

Conservative View

Playgrounds for Elites

The increasingly left-wing politics of leading U.S. cities clashes with the aspirations of middle-class residents.<p>The revival of America’s core …

Cities

Watch: Wild L.A. freeway chase ends with woman rolling onto roadway

An hourlong Los Angeles freeway chase in the small hours of Tuesday had all the elements of, well, a classic Los Angeles freeway chase.<p>By the time it …

Los Angeles

Man Killed After Being Run Over by His Own Vehicle During Westlake Carjacking

Officials were searching for a man on Tuesday morning who fled the scene of a carjacking after running over the man whose vehicle he was stealing in …

Crime

Look out LA — chef bringing Scotch pies to Hollywood

© DC Thomson<p>Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>Meet the Hollywood chef who is introducing the humble Scotch Pie to La La Land.<p>Bruce Hall has come to …

DC Thomson

Kylie Jenner Closes Down Cosmetics Factory As California Wildfires Rage On, Staff Evacuated

Kylie Jenner, the <i>Keeping Up With the Kardashians</i> star and cosmetics mogul, shuts down her cosmetics facility as the California wildfires continue to …

Celebrity News

What I'd Do Differently: Otis the Avocado | Interview

From the December 2017 issue<p><i>Appearing on the February 1989 cover of</i> Car and Driver <i>at the wheel of a Buick Reatta convertible, the world’s most beloved anthropomorphized avocado tells us about his turn in the spotlight, his triumphant life post-cover, and how he is in no way related to, inspired by,</i> …

Autos

Schools are closed amid firestorms, but campus kitchens stay open

When L.A. Unified closed 265 schools because of area fires, meals were sacrificed as well as academics.<p>About 80% of district students are from low-income families, and many depend on schools for breakfast, lunch and — in some cases — dinner.<p>The nation’s second-largest school system responded by …

Irfan Khan

Stripping Suspect Leads Police On Wild Chase To Pasadena

A man, who led police on a high-speed chase with a child in the car, was arrested after a tense standoff in Pasadena.<p>LOS ANGELES, CA — A man with a …

Los Angeles

Finding the L.A. real estate gold rush — in Compton, Watts and South L.A.

If you were to stand near the corner of 57th Street and South Vermont Avenue, you might not see many great selling points.<p>But if you were to stand there with Julio Ruiz, you’d get a different take.<p>He’d point out the nearby transit options, which could get you to USC, downtown, and all the way to …

Real Estate

CA Man Who Saved Bunny From Wildfire Speaks Out

A video of a man rescuing a bunny from a terrifying wildfire surfaced on the Internet this week.<p>VENTURA COUNTY, CA -- A man who was caught on camera …

Golden State

The World's Largest Swimming Pools

Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge/OysterWhile everyone loves a swimming pool, there's nothing more galling than trying to enjoy a relaxing soak …

Sharm el-Sheikh

Nearly 100 nuns at a nursing home near the Skirball fire were evacuated. With nowhere to go, staff took them in

Mary Kowalski wasn't bothered when she was told by the nursing home staff to pack all her belongings and get ready to evacuate. It was at 5 a.m. Wednesday, and ash-filled smoke from the multimillion-dollar homes burning in the Skirball fire was all around. She got ready to leave.<p>Kowalski, 87, is …

Women's News

Giants lose out on Giancarlo Stanton

Image 1of/5<p>Caption<p>Close<p>The Giants are not getting Giancarlo Stanton, a player they had pursued since the middle of last summer to transform their …

Shohei Ohtani

Record Wildfires Ravage California

Firefighters make some progress near Los Angeles, but blazes grow in Ventura County<p>VENTURA, Calif.—California, its south burning weeks after blazes charred its north, is in the midst of the worst wildfire season on record, forcing residents to rethink neighborhoods built on the West’s …

Weather

Corey Brewer describes LA wildfires while driving to airport to catch Lakers plane

PHILADELPHIA -- Corey Brewer got a phone call at 5:30 a.m. PT on Wednesday morning, hours before he was supposed to leave his Tarzana home to catch …

Brook Lopez