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Paramount Ranch Among Buildings Destroyed in Woolsey Fire

The Woolsey Fire has now burned more than 83,275 acres, over 130 square miles of terrain stretching from Thousand Oaks, through Agoura, Bell Canyon, Calabasas, Kanan Dune, Point Dume and south to Pepperdine University (which has not burned). A break in the winds has enabled firefighters to achieve 10 percent containment by Sunday morning.

Multiple Confirmed Deaths in Northern California Wildfires

In Northern California, the Camp Fire and the Butte Fire have claimed multiple lives. 

Major US Tourist Sites Are in Path of Hurricane Florence

From Charleston's colonial mansions with finely-crafted balustrades, to fragile Outer Banks beaches, to exalted centers of American history, the tourism-heavy US East Coast is facing a potentially devastating blow from Hurricane Florence.

Stinky Corpse Flower Blooms in San Marino Huntington Library Botanical Garden

There's a smell of success Friday at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens -- and it sure stinks.

Giant Dinosaur Bones Get Archaeologists Rethinking Triassic Period

Giant dinosaurs lived on Earth much earlier than previously thought, according to a team of excavators in Argentina who discovered the remains of a 200-million-year old species.

Heat Wave Wreaks Havoc on Power Supply

  Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Southern California Edison crews worked Monday to restore power to tens of thousands of customers blacked out over the weekend as the Southand's first summer heat wave of 2018 wreaked havoc with power supplies.

Hurricane Hector Threatens Hawaii; Hurricane John Targets Mexico

Hurricane Hector whirled toward Hawaii Tuesday with 130 mph winds, bringing the threat of dangerous swells on two islands in the US archipelago state.

Beverly Hills News – Rent Stabilization Ordinance Facilitated Discussions to Begin

Three Facilitated Dialogue Sessions have been scheduled for the Rent Stabilization Ordinance at Roxbury Park. The sessions are set for Saturday, Aug. 11, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Wednesday, August 15, 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.; and Saturday, Aug. 25, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Unfortunately, the issues being discussed on Saturdays are critical to the welfare of many apartment residents who will be unable to attend.

Bomb Squad Called to Mar Vista Neighborhood

A Los Angeles police bomb squad was sent to a Mar Vista neighborhood Tuesday to examine a device reportedly resembling a pipe bomb, but which turned out to be some batteries taped together.

Giant Dinosaur Bones Get Archaeologists Rethinking Triassic Period

Giant dinosaurs lived on Earth much earlier than previously thought, according to a team of excavators in Argentina who discovered the remains of a 200-million-year old species.

Heat Wave Wreaks Havoc on Power Supply

  Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Southern California Edison crews worked Monday to restore power to tens of thousands of customers blacked out over the weekend as the Southand's first summer heat wave of 2018 wreaked havoc with power supplies.

U.S. has World’s Highest Number of People Seeking Asylum

 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.

Key Points of Trump’s New Plan to End Family Seperations

President Donald Trump reversed his stance Wednesday and ordered an end to the practice of separating migrant children from their families at the border, a widely-scorned feature of his "zero tolerance" policy.

Trump To Sign Executive Order to “Keep Families Together”

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.

Garcetti Paints Rosy Picture of Los Angeles’ Future Transportation

  With billions of dollars set to flow into its coffers over the coming decades, leaders of Metro painted a rosy and optimistic future for the agency and for transportation in Los Angeles County Wednesday at an annual State of the Agency Report event at Union Station in downtown.

Lockheed Martin, Honeywell International Ordered to Clean Up Two Sites in Burbank

  Two aerospace companies have been ordered to spend at least $21 million to begin cleaning up underground water at two sites near Hollywood Burbank Airport, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday.
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