In April 1986, fire raged through the Central Library in downtown Los Angeles, damaging or destroying more than a million books. Journalist and author Susan Orlean resurrects this nearly forgotten story in “The Library Book,” which also explores the emotional…
Over a dozen active fires continue to wreak destruction across California, from the northern part of the state to Malibu and Oak Park outside Los Angeles. Nearly a quarter million people have been displaced and hundreds are missing. Amidst dry,…
By PBS NewsHour
As rescue teams scoured ashes for signs of life after a wildfire destroyed the town of Paradise in northern California, the death toll rose to at least 23. And with hundreds still missing, it may become the deadliest fire in…
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, Oct. 28, grief and prayers in Pittsburgh after this weekend's deadly rampage at a Jewish synagogue, and the catastrophic human cost of the ongoing war in Yemen. Also, poverty on Skid Row of Los Angeles…
By Michael R. Blood, Associated Press
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, considering a 2020 presidential run, said Thursday that President Donald Trump has done "plenty of racist things" to divide the nation while failing to deliver on health care reform and other promises.
By Michael Balsamo, Christopher Weber, Associated Press
About three hours after he took hostages in a Trader Joe's, located in the Silver Lake area of Los Angeles, the suspect surrendered.
In 2015, officials poured 96 million "shade balls" into the Los Angeles Reservoir to improve water quality and save water. The video went viral, but those shade balls may have used more water than they saved, MIT scientists reported Monday.
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
Legal pot shops are losing customers who can get products more cheaply at illegal outlets that don't charge or pay taxes.
By Evie Blad, Education Week
It happened so quickly that this teacher wasn’t sure what she was feeling when a piece of shrapnel struck her in the forehead.
By Jeffrey Brown
It's a kind of album of family and friends, but the pictures are large paintings at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. For a new exhibit called "82 Portraits and One Still Life," renowned artist David Hockney tried to…
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