2 hours ago | Earthquake
One of the jaw-dropping scenes in the earthquake flick San Andreas, which opens today, is a depiction of a temblor-caused tidal wave overshadowing the Golden Gate bridge in San Francisco. Seismologists have laughed that one off. In fact they've di...
18 hours ago | Fires
Fifty-six-year-old Dawud Abdulwali pleaded not guilty today to charges that he caused one of the largest structure fires in Los Angeles history. As many folks are still waiting to hear why the Da Vinci fire was intentionally sparked, documents sho...
18 hours ago | Crime
Police today said they nabbed a man who broke into a woman's home, undressed down to his underwear and raped her as she awoke. The Eastside rapist was armed with a machete and breached the 30-year-old victim's living room window before a...
19 hours ago | Environment
Authorities on the federal, state and local levels were trying to find out how petroleum product, including "tar balls" and "tar patties," ended up washing ashore along South Bay beaches yesterday. About 6.5 miles of shoreline in El Segundo, Manha...
1 day ago | Real Estate
A recent New York Times story about New Yorkers' newfound acceptance of Los Angeles and its quirky, West Coast ways claimed that our rents were "relatively cheap." Not so. Not, at least, according to the Zillow Rent Index report recently released ...
2 days ago | Science
A planetary alignment of Venus and Mercury will not cause a 9.8 earthquake on the West Coast of North America at 4 p.m. Thursday. The prediction comes from a conspiracy theorist in the Netherlands, who posted a video (below) that lays out his argu...