Rain, Storms to Lash Los Angeles Through Sunday – AccuWeather.com

AccuWeather.comSaturday features even more threats to travel, as strong thunderstorms are possible for areas from San Diego up through Los Angeles. Damaging winds, flash flooding, waterspouts and hail are all…

After forest fires and drought, now rains torment Southern California – CNN

CNNBut in Glendora and other towns in Los Angeles County, it wasn’t. The rain has been much needed, but this deluge — coming down at more than an inch an…

Major storm brings needed rain to LA, but at a cost – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesFor some, it was a harrowing day — for two drivers who were rescued after getting trapped by a rock slide near Malibu; for two men rescued from…

Adam Muema, who bolted from NFL combine, resurfaces via social media – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThat service was the NFL Combine Catholic Mass. According to Muema’s post, Seahawks General Manager John Schneider spoke at the event, Muema was honored for attending and told…

City Council Passes LA ‘Fracking’ Ban – CBS Local

CBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles City Council moved a step closer Friday to make L.A. the biggest city in the nation to approve a moratorium on a…

Amid Los Angeles fracking ban, new attention on city’s oil investments – Los Angeles Daily News

Amid Los Angeles fracking ban, new attention on city’s oil investmentsLos Angeles Daily NewsThis Sept. 6, 2013 file photo shows the Inglewood Oi Field, which sits below the Windsor Hills…

Storms Bring Relief But New Worries Of Floods, Mudslides – MyFox Los Angeles

MyFox Los AngelesThe weather system moved down from Northern California, bringing up to an inch of rain in drought-stricken coastal and valley areas of Los Angeles County, and more in…

‘NiHao China’ tourism effort hopes to increase Chinese visitors to Los Angeles – Los Angeles Daily News

‘NiHao China’ tourism effort hopes to increase Chinese visitors to Los AngelesLos Angeles Daily NewsLike a special food item on the breakfast menu. Or a pair of slippers in a…

Los Angeles City Hall panel hears from out-of-work film, TV workers – Los Angeles Daily News

Los Angeles City Hall panel hears from out-of-work film, TV workersLos Angeles Daily NewsDozens of Los Angeles film and television workers gathered at Los Angeles City Hall on Monday night…

Los Angeles mulling proposal to ban electronic cigarettes in public places – CBS News

CBS NewsThe committee approved a proposal that would ban electronic cigarettes from being used at farmers markets, parks, recreational areas, beaches, bars, nightclubs and outdoor dining areas, CBS Los Angeles…

Alec Baldwin trading New York for Los Angeles? – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsAs if Los Angeles doesn’t have enough to worry about with earthquakes, drought and the Kardashians, Alec Baldwin has expressed a desire to move to the City…

LA council panel backs limits on e-cigarettes – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesA Los Angeles City Council panel on Monday endorsed an array of restrictions on e-cigarettes that would prohibit the vapor-emitting devices from being used in most workplaces and…

Hollywood’s feature film production in Los Angeles area has fallen 50 percent … – Los Angeles Daily News

Hollywood’s feature film production in Los Angeles area has fallen 50 percent …Los Angeles Daily NewsA. Inc., a not-for-profit film office serving the greater Los Angeles area, released a study…

Darren Sharper cops not guilty plea in Los Angeles, ex-NFL safety also … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsA Los Angeles prosecutor labeled Darren Sharper a “danger to women in our community” and argued for a $10 million bail during the former NFL safety’s arraignment…

Los Angeles Bishop Kept Altar Boy List From Police – ABC News

ABC NewsWhen Los Angeles police were investigating allegations of child abuse by a Roman Catholic priest in 1988, they asked for a list of altar boys at the last parish…

Los Angeles eliminates sidewalk repair fee for homeowners – Daily Breeze

Los Angeles eliminates sidewalk repair fee for homeownersDaily BreezeProperty owners who pay for sidewalk repairs will not have to pay an additional permit fee from the city under a motion…

More people moving from Los Angeles County to Inland Empire – abc7.com

abc7.comAccording to a recent U.S. Census Bureau survey, 41,764 Los Angeles County residents moved to San Bernardino County in the past five years, representing the largest county-to-county migration in the…

Sunday Mail: A few parting thoughts on Ryan Dempster’s surprising goodbye – Boston.com

Boston.comSo much for that. While many of the Red Sox regulars are already in Fort Myers, raring to begin their title defense, the official workouts haven’t formally begun. And already…

Lofty Los Angeles office tower launched with record concrete pour – Reuters

ReutersRising 73 stories into the Los Angeles skyline, the New Grand Wilshire tower will measure 1,100 feet (335 meters) high, including a spire affixed to the top of the building,…

USA’s Matt Antoine claims bronze in men’s skeleton – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — For three heats in men’s skeleton, good friends Matt Antoine and John Daly of the USA alternated between third and fourth place, each knowing a…

Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan survives two falls to win figure skating gold – CBS News

CBS NewsYuzuru Hanyu of Japan reacts during the flower ceremony after he placed first in the men’s free skate figure skating final at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014…

Sunday Q&A: The deal with Steinberg Sports and Entertainment’s Leigh … – Los Angeles Daily News

Sunday Q&A: The deal with Steinberg Sports and Entertainment’s Leigh …Los Angeles Daily NewsLeigh Steinberg hasn’t lost sight of his ability to be an agent of change. Despite a personal…

Woody Allen denies Dylan Farrow’s sexual assault allegation – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Film director Woody Allen released a statement Sunday denying adopted daughter Dylan Farrow’s allegation that he sexually assaulted her when she was 7 years old. In an open…

Company tied to Rams owner buys LA land – Washington Post

Washington PostST. LOUIS — A company tied to St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke has purchased a prime piece of land in Los Angeles amid speculation the NFL franchise is…

Ozzy Osbourne off the wagon at the Grammys? – Fox News

Fox NewsJanuary 26, 2014: Ozzy Osbourne arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP). ADVERTISEMENT. Oh, Ozzy. Has the famed Black…

Pacquiao-Bradley rematch set for April 12 at MGM Grand – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunTimothy Bradley Jr. (L) of the U.S. punches at Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines during their WBO welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las…

Cat Art Show Los Angeles boasts 70 artists celebrating felines and art – Los Angeles Daily News

Cat Art Show Los Angeles boasts 70 artists celebrating felines and artLos Angeles Daily NewsSusan Michals has tapped into this love affair and will present Cat Art Show Los Angeles…

Embattled Los Angeles County sheriff to retire – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly a month ago, embattled Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca stood at a podium outside the department’s headquarters and declared he wasn’t retiring despite…

Secrets of ‘Downton’ – Philly.com

Philly.comMaggie Smith as the Dowager Countess (left) and Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary in a scene from Downton Abbey. (Nick Briggs/Carnival Films). Maggie Smith as the Dowager Countess (left) and…

‘Morale high’ on stranded Antarctica ship – BBC News

BBC NewsMorale among the scientists and research volunteers – or tourists – of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 2013 is surprisingly high. A new year is fast approaching and although that…

Thousands in El Salvador flee erupting Chaparrastique volcano – BBC News

BBC NewsThousands of people in eastern El Salvador are leaving their homes after a volcano erupted on Sunday morning. Residents in the coffee-producing region said they had heard a powerful…

Iran developing new centrifuges for uranium enrichment – Los Angeles Daily News

Los Angeles Daily NewsA nuclear power plant is shown in Bushehr, Iran, in 2010. (Majid Asgaripour, File, AP Photo/Mehr News Agency). By The Associated Press. Posted: 12/27/13, 9:46 AM PST…

Los Angeles man rescued from burning car on 405 Freeway arrested – Whittier Daily News

Whittier Daily NewsA California Highway Patrol officer said a 72-year-old man pulled from a burning car Wednesday by an off-duty police officer on the 405 Freeway in Sherman Oaks has…

Dodgers, Uribe agree on two-year, $15 million deal – Los Angeles Daily News

Los Angeles Daily NewsLos Angeles Dodgers’, Juan Uribe, center, high-fives teammates as they celebrate in the dugout after Uribe’s three-run home run in the ninth inning of a baseball game…

Kobe Bryant at point guard symbolizes Lakers’ misery – USA TODAY

USA TODAYRemember the days when the Los Angeles Lakers walked on rarefied hoops air, when all the breaks seemed to go their way and the rest of the NBA (save…