Dodgers Season Ends With 3-2 Loss

Daniel Murphy broke a tie with a sixth-inning solo home run as the New York Mets defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers, 3-2, on Thursday, Oct. 15 in the decisive fifth game of their National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium. Read More

Thunderstorm, Heavy Rain Threat Continues

The prospect of more thunderstorms and heavy rain threatened the Southland on Friday, Oct. 16, a day after rain sent mud and debris into homes and severed roads, including Interstate 5 -- the main artery between Los Angeles and California's Central Valley. Read More

USC Places Head Football Coach on Indefinite Leave

USC Athletic Director Pat Haden, who has come under fire over the hiring and ultimate firing of football coach Steve Sarkisian, insisted on Tuesday that the university did its due diligence during the hiring process and did not unearth any concerns about possible alcohol or behavioral problems. Read More

Heavy Weekend Traffic Expected in LA, Pasadena

Anyone planning to be on Southland roads this weekend should consider planning ahead  and leaving early, with a series of potentially traffic-snarling events on tap -- highlighted by a 6 1/2-hour visit by President Barack Obama. Read More

Southland Struck With Another Heat Wave

The Southland slipped into the grips of another heat wave on Thursday, when temperatures will return to the 90s in some valley areas on their way to the 100s on Friday, National Weather forecasters said. Read More

Warming Trend Expected Over Next Weekend

A slight chance of rain hung over the Southland on Monday, Oct. 5 at the start of a week expected to be marked by a significant warming trend, sending highs past the century mark in some valley areas next weekend. Read More

Suspect in Oregon Shooting Had Southland Ties

A 26-year-old man suspected of killing nine people in a shooting at a community college in Oregon on Thursday, Oct. 1 is a former resident of Torrance, where he attended a school for students with learning disabilities and emotional issues, according to a published report. Read More

NBA: Jackson Fuels Kobe Speculation

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson had the rumor mill grinding Friday, Sept. 25 when he suggested Lakers star Kobe Bryant could extend his NBA career somewhere outside of Los Angeles. Read More

‘Real Women Have Curves’ Now at the Pasadena Playhouse

Cristina Frias, Blanca Arceli, Diana DeLaCruz. Front (L-R): Santana Dempsey and Ingrid Oliu A group of full-figured women are racing against the clock to keep their business, a small sewing factory in East Los Angeles, afloat. At least that’s what audiences will see when they go to the Pasadena Playhouse to watch the comedic play “Real Women Have Curves.” Read More

LA’s New Broad Museum to Open Sunday

The Broad Museum on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles; photo by Iwan Baan, courtesy of The Broad and Diller Scofidio + Renfro Gov. Jerry Brown, Mayor Eric Garcetti and other dignitaries gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, Sept. 18 ahead of this weekend's opening of The Broad, the contemporary art museum built to house the 2,000-piece collection acquired over decades by billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad and his wife, Edye. Read More

LA Hosts 2-Day U.S.-China Climate Leaders Summit

Officials from the United States and China -- the world's top two sources of greenhouse gas -- will hold a two-day summit in Los Angeles starting Tuesday, Sept. 15 to discuss strategies for fighting climate change in their respective countries. Read More

‘Adam-12′ Actor Martin Milner Dies

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck paid tribute to the late actor Martin Milner Tuesday, Sept. 8 for inspiring thousands of men and women to become LAPD officers through his portrayal of a beat cop on TV's hit show "Adam-12."   Read More

Sheriff’s Deputy, Firefighter Dead in Murder-Suicide

Sheriff's homicide detectives Tuesday, Sept. 8 were trying to determine the motive behind a murder-suicide that claimed the life of an off-duty sheriff's deputy shot and killed in her La Canada Flintridge home by her husband, an off-duty Los Angeles County firefighter who later shot himself to death in Pacoima. Read More

Another Heat Wave Begins in the Southland

Temperatures and humidity levels will rise to uncomfortable levels in the Southland Tuesday, Sept. 8 at the start of a heat wave expected to last until early next week, and perilous conditions characterized by strong rip currents and high surf will prevail along the coast until tonight, National Weather Service forecasters said. Read More

Los Angeles County Fair Opens

The 88th edition of the Los Angeles County Fair will open Friday, Sept. 4 at Fairplex in Pomona with mainstay attractions joined by an exhibit of technological advances inspired by pop culture. Read More