Although fire crews appeared to be making major progress Tuesday on the deadly Woolsey Fire in Los Angeles and Ventura counties, with a series of evacuation orders lifted, a large flare-up near Westlake Village served as a reminder that the battle was far from over.
The Woolsey Fire has scorched more than 10,000 acres and is threatening the City of Malibu on its way to the ocean with zero percent containment. Spurred by high winds and Santa Ana conditions, the fire line can be seen stretching across a seemingly endless boundary. More than 75,000 homes are under evacuation orders.
A mosquito capable of transmitting deadly diseases has made its home in an area around about 900 Mecca homes since first being discovered in the city last fall, local vector control officials said Monday.
Relatives, friends and firefighters from across the region flocked to the Long Beach Convention Center Tuesday to hail the life and service of Fire Department Capt. Dave Rosa, who was shot and killed while responding to a report of an explosion at a senior living facility.
Los Angeles' mayor and city attorney joined other officials across the country Tuesday in a court filing opposing President Donald Trump's efforts to order long-term detention of migrant children and eliminate child-welfare oversight being provided by state licensing agencies.
A Los Angeles judge Friday denied a petition challenging Gov. Jerry Brown's decision to reverse a state parole board's recommendation of parole for former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, who was convicted of the 1969 murders of grocers Leno and Rosemary La Bianca at their Los Feliz home.
The United States -- facing massive controversy over immigration -- received more asylum requests than any other developed nation in 2017, overtaking Germany, the OECD said in a report published Wednesday.
Faced with the disturbing images of migrant children separated from their parents at the US border with Mexico that have shocked America and the world, President Donald Trump did not flinch for a long time.
A rabid bat was found last week in Anaheim, prompting Orange County Health Care Agency officials to warn the public and request that anyone who may have come in contact with it to call the agency.
US officials have separated 2,342 children from their parents at the border with Mexico since shortly before a "zero tolerance" policy targeting illegal immigration was announced in early May, officials said Monday.