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Report Projects L.A.’s Vulnerability To Future Sea Level Rise

Los Angelenos may expect to experience sea level rise of as much as two feet due by 2050 due to climate change, according to current projections. A team from USC partnered with the Los Angeles to gauge the impact of the …

Twenty Years Later Big Lesson From Northridge Quake Lost

Twenty years ago today a big one hit the Los Angeles area, killing several people and injuring thousands, damaging tens of thousands of properties, shutting down businesses, putting out of operation some of the nation’s busiest freeways and radically changing …

Southern California Wildfire Containment Doubles Overnight

Firefighters working in darkness doubled containment of a massive wildfire north of Los Angeles to 40 percent overnight, as cool, moist air moved in Monday. The fire, which has fed on old brush that hasn’t burned in decades, grew, however …

Report: LA Tops List Of Cities With Worst Traffic

Los Angeles has the worst traffic in the nation, according to a new report. The Los Angeles Times reported LA beat out Honolulu for jam leader in the 2012 scorecard from traffic information firm INRIX. The scorecard says the average …

Man Arrested for LA Car Arsons Formally Charged

A convicted arsonist was charged Thursday with setting 10 fires in three days in the San Fernando Valley that burned cars, trucks and motorhomes as part of a larger spree that caused an estimated $1 million in damage. In one …

Judge Says $200M Los Angeles Train Cash Award Falls Short

The judge deciding how to divide $200 million among victims of a deadly Los Angeles County train crash in 2008 says it will fall far short of all the requests he received. Attorneys for the victims had requested between $320 …