A 13-month-old girl who was kidnapped from a motel in Palmdale early Saturday was found unharmed about 12 hours later in a shed in the Mojave Desert, authorities said.
Scattered thunderstorms and showers Saturday knocked out power for thousands, closed Los Angeles County beaches and put a damper on the North fire in the Cajon Pass.
State regulators Thursday took another step in the escalating battle over drought-related curtailments of thousands of California water rights.
A Superior Court order issued Friday raises questions about the state's process of curtailing water rights during the drought.
The lawsuits hit the courts within days of the state mailing notices to some Central Valley irrigation districts: They were to stop diverting from rivers and streams because there wasn't enough water to go around.
State regulators Friday added to the growing list of water rights holders who have been told to stop drawing from rivers and streams as the drought shrivels summer flows.
Two people were killed Saturday night in a two-vehicle crash in Arleta in the San Fernando Valley.
Unrelated shootings in two parks -- one in Los Angeles and one in Hawthorne -- left three people wounded Saturday afternoon.