A stretch of the southbound San Diego (405) Freeway near Sunset Boulevard will be closed just after midnight tonight to accommodate construction work on the Sunset bridge over the roadway.
"Washington needs to put aside politics and start making decisions based on what is best for our country and not what is best for each of our parties in order to grow the economy and create jobs," Obama said.
A state Assembly committee began considering a bill today that would allow the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to put proposed gas fees before voters that would require a simple-majority approval, rather than a two-thirds majority.
A grand jury indictment unsealed today charges a man with murdering four people, including an 8-year-old girl and her parents.
Negotiations between the union representing Southland grocery workers and the owners of Ralphs, Vons and Albertsons will resume today with the help of a federal mediator in hopes of averting a strike.
NEW YORK, August 28, 2011 (AFP) - Hurricane Irene is expected to inflict tens of billions of dollars in damage before it concludes a three-day sweep that has left a trail of havoc from Atlantic beach resorts to Manhattan high rises, officials and others said Sunday.