Mike Lucas charged into the surf at Newport Beach's legendary Wedge, paddling out to brave waves so big they seemed to fill the sky.
Ildiko Tabori has never stood on a stage trying to make strangers laugh, doesn't write jokes and admits that she's not great at telling them. Trying to recount something clever she heard, she makes advance apologies: "I'm not going to do it justice."
Austin Beutner, the civic leader and former Wall Street investment banker, is the new publisher and chief executive of the Los Angeles Times.
Police are seeking the public's help in finding a USC medical student who has been missing since Tuesday.
The family of an innocent bystander who was inadvertently killed at his Pico Rivera home by a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy during a gunfight with a wanted parolee said they were stunned by what happened.
A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy inadvertently shot and killed the resident of a Pico Rivera home during a gunfight with a wanted parolee Friday, authorities said.
The commission that oversees the Los Angeles Police Department will look into whether Chief Charlie Beck played any role in softening disciplinary action against a male sergeant accused of having an improper relationship with the chief's daughter, who is an LAPD officer.
An Orange County jury on Friday convicted a 26-year-old Army specialist of murdering a friend in a Cypress hotel during a night of drinking, authorities said.