| Dec 2, 2011
| 8:10 AM
Winds on the scale seen Wednesday night failed to materialize overnight Thursday, but officials warned that unstable air masses could still produce dangerous wind gusts through the weekend.
High wind advisories remained in effect this morning,...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 12:40 PM
Is it sacrilege to love the chicken salad at a joint famous for its house-cured pastrami?
The Oinkster in Eagle Rock sells its pastrami and its home-cooked Carolina-style pulled pork by the pound, such is the clamor by carnivores. And its meaty...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 8:38 AM
Despite the cold temperatures, the National Weather Service today said dry, breezy conditions could create "a dangerous forest fire environment."
The agency lifted its red-flag warning in Los Angeles and Ventura counties for the first time since the...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 7:54 AM
As rains beat down on the Southland on Monday, officials warned residents to reduce the risk of flooding by clearing debris from storm drains that collected during the recent windstorm.
The National Weather Service warned that the winter storm...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 10:59 AM
A winter storm watch remains in effect until noon today as a cold weather system slowly moves out of the area, clearing the way for a moderate warming trend on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.
Roads in the Station fire burn area...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 1:42 PM
Q. Home improvement store Lowe's has pulled its advertising from the TLC reality show “All-American Muslim” because of a campaign by the conservative Florida Family Assn. The FFA claims that “'All-American Muslim' is propaganda that...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 7:00 AM
On a quiet, one-way Pasadena street, a few doors down from a comedy club and where you must take caution not to get run over by little old ladies trying to parallel park in front of a medical marijuana store, El Metate Café is a family-run Mexican...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 1:39 PM
Every year around this time millions of eggs are hard-boiled, artistically decorated and then thrown into the garbage. Frankly, that's probably just as well. Because most hard-boiled eggs are pretty terrible. The whites are rubbery, the yolks are pale and...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 9:15 AM
A section of the Ventura (134) Freeway has reopened following a fiery crash that consumed a gas tanker and another car late Saturday,the California Highway Patrol is reporting.
The fire erupted shortly after 11 p.m. when the rear trailer to the tanker...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 7:50 AM
A man who shot a 17-year-old La Crescenta high school girl to death after her prom night celebration has been granted parole despite opposition from the Orange County district attorney’s office.
Paul Crowder has been in prison for nearly 20 years...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 12:49 PM
The driver of a vehicle that rear-ended a gas tanker causing a massive fire that closed the 134 (Ventura) Freeway late Saturday has been identified as 25-year-old Hakop Maghakyan of Glendale, according to the CHP.
Maghakyan was arrested and charged...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 3:36 PM
The Glendale black bear that was tranquilized Tuesday morning by state Fish and Game officials has arrived home, 25 miles into the Angeles National Forest, where authorities say he is "groggy and grumpy but doing well."
Fish and Game spokesman Andrew...