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…

Flash Flood Warnings Issued Through LA County – NBC Southern California

NBC Southern CaliforniaMotorists drive by a flooded portion of Ventura Blvd., in Sherman Oak, section of Los Angeles Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. The first wave of a powerful Pacific storm…

Fashion disaster? Downpour douses Oscars red carpet – Reuters

Fashion disaster? Downpour douses Oscars red carpetReutersLOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The most glamorous of all runways, the 500-foot-long Oscars red carpet, might be a fashion disaster on Sunday. A rare…

Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Los Angeles TV Reporters’ Ridiculous Reaction to Rain … – TheWrap

Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Los Angeles TV Reporters’ Ridiculous Reaction to Rain …TheWrapJimmy Kimmel’s thoughts and prayers were with the brave local TV reporters who had to cover the “much-needed” rain…

US Moves Toward Atlantic Oil Exploration, Stirring Debate Over Sea Life – New York Times

New York TimesA blue whale near rigs off Southern California. Experts disagree on the effects of seismic surveys on sea mammals. Credit David McNew/Getty Images. the main story. the main…

Los Angeles, here’s how to drive in the rain – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles, here’s how to drive in the rainLos Angeles TimesThat could make SoCal smashup central — especially as cooler weather combined with the wet roads increases crash risk “significantly,”…

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…

Southern California Prepares for One-Two Storm Punch – NBC Southern California

NBC Southern CaliforniaThe wildfire scorched nearly 38 square miles of the Santa Monica Mountains as it burned from the edges of suburban homes down to the beach about 50 miles…

Dalai Lama Visits Southland On Non-Violence Speaking Tour – CBS Local

CBS LocalINGLEWOOD (CBSLA.com) — His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, Tenzin Gyatso, visited Los Angeles Tuesday as he continues a speaking tour on Non-Violence and the Effects of…

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…

Speed Coach Prepares NFL Prospects for Combine – New York Times

New York TimesAhead of the N.F.L.’s scouting combine, with workouts set to begin Saturday, Evans and about 20 other top college football prospects arrived most mornings at a picturesque field…

Los Angeles Bishop Kept Altar Boy List From Police – NBC Southern California

NBC Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles Bishop Kept Altar Boy List From Police: Deposition. Archbishop Roger Mahony did not want police to question altar boys for fear it would create a “negative…

LAPD Looking at Craigslist Killing Suspect’s Claim: Report – NBC Southern California

NBC Southern CaliforniaThe Los Angeles Times, citing police officials, reported Tuesday that the LAPD is looking into whether there is any “validity” to claims made by 19-year-old Miranda Barbour. The…

Kickstarter kicked by attack – Register

RegisterCrowd-funding site Kickstarter has become the latest high-profile Internet property to call on users to reset their passwords, after announcing that an attacker had made off with user data. However,…

At Least 1 Person Suffers Bite Wound From Runaway Camel – NBC Southern California

NBC Southern CaliforniaThe owner of a camel that bit at least one person after it escaped from its pen north of Los Angeles was not permitted to have the animal…

Los Angeles DA: Darren Sharper charged with drugging, raping two women – WWL

WWLProsecutors are asking that bail for former Saints defensive back Darren Sharper be raised to $10 million based on the facts of two alleged rapes in Los Angeles, as well…

Nash, Farmar And Blake Set To Return – ESPN

ESPNThe Minnesota Timberwolves remain without their starting center, and now the Los Angeles Lakers don’t have theirs. While that’s had quite a negative impact on the Timberwolves, the banged-up Lakers…

Investigation Continues into Shooting Death Near Los Angeles Valley College – NBC Southern California

NBC Southern CaliforniaAuthorities continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding a shooting outside Los Angeles Valley College that left a man dead. As deputies investigated, a female driver suspected of driving…

Elderly Hiker Located And Is In ‘Good Condition’ – CBS Local

Elderly Hiker Located And Is In ‘Good Condition’CBS LocalWhen he didn’t return home, authorities said that his son — who is a deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department…

Ducks beat Kings, Southern California style – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLOS ANGELES – KISS. Vince Scully. The Trojans Marching Band. Wayne Gretzky. A starting temperature of 62 degrees. Welcome to outdoor hockey, Southern California style. The Anaheim Ducks and…

Ducks, Kings thrilled to play at Dodger Stadium – CBC.ca

CBC.caTeemu Selanne skated off the ice and walked to the visitors’ dugout at Dodger Stadium, rubbing the eye black on his cheekbones in disbelief beneath the Southern California sky. ”If…

Ducks, Kings turn attention to Stadium Series showdown – NHL.com

NHL.comANAHEIM — It’s a memory that Ben Lovejoy would just as soon forget. Except now he can’t, because now there’s an outdoor game about to be played in Southern California…

Earthquake Safety: Focus Renews on Potentially Vulnerable Concrete Buildings – NBC Southern California

NBC Southern CaliforniaA new survey shows the Los Angeles buildings that would be most at risk if an earthquake were to hit Los Angeles. Older concrete buildings such as schools,…

Cal’s Brendan Bigelow, Stanford’s David Yankey Two Of 102 Players Given Special Eligibility For NFL Draft

Brendan Bigelow, the Cal Football running back who dazzled California students, alumns, and the nation with his amazing 2012 performance against Ohio State, will join 102 other NCAA college football…

Roundup: No. 22 Colorado, No. 17 Memphis earn easy wins – USA TODAY

Roundup: No. 22 Colorado, No. 17 Memphis earn easy winsUSA TODAYBOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Josh Scott scored 20 points, Askia Booker had 13, and No. 22 Colorado, shaken by the…

Wildfire destroys homes near Los Angeles, three arrested – Reuters

ReutersThe wind-whipped blaze erupted before dawn in the Angeles National Forest north of Glendora, about 40 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains.…

Weekend: Los Angeles Art Show – NBC Southern California

NBC Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles Art Show: It’s hard to throw a paintbrush during the month of January and not hit some outsized visual arts event. (Plus, we’d kindly ask you…

Spinning the Golden Globes – Milford Daily News

Milford Daily NewsI typically try to avoid embarrassing myself by making Golden Globe predictions because its voting body, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, has been known to select winners based…

Rose Bowl: Tyler Gaffney carries the load for Stanford – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLOS ANGELES — The late great Southern California football coach John McKay won five of these Rose Bowls, and he did it with a power running game that had…

Gasol leaves the Lakers hanging – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)LOS ANGELES — Granted, there’s no way of knowing if Pau Gasol would have made any difference in the Los Angeles Lakers’ past two losses, to the Utah Jazz…

Simi Valley Police Investigate Murder-Suicide – CBS Local

CBS LocalThey told Fajardo the couple moved to Los Angeles about a year ago from Ohio. She was a stay-at-home mom and was extremely friendly, neighbors said. The couple was…

No Rain in Sight as Los Angeles Nears Its Record for Driest Year Ever – NBC Southern California

NBC Southern CaliforniaNo Rain in Sight as Los Angeles Nears Its Record for Driest Year Ever. California gets most of its precipitation during winter. But the last two were below…

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…

High Winds Suspected Behind Simi Power Outage – CBS Local

High Winds Suspected Behind Simi Power OutageCBS LocalSIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Utility officials say winds may be to blame for a power outage northwest of Los Angeles. Southern California…

Pau Gasol back in Lakers’ lineup – ESPN

ESPNPHOENIX — Pau Gasol will return to the starting lineup against the Phoenix Suns after missing the Los Angeles Lakers’ last game because of an upper respiratory infection, coach Mike…