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  • A night of music and dancing turns into a deadly inferno at Oakland warehouse

    A night of music and dancing turns into a deadly inferno at Oakland warehouse

    The night was young, and Seung Lee liked the vibe of the dance party just starting in an old warehouse in the Fruitvale District, so he and two friends decided to stay. But first they needed to get some drinks at the liquor store down the block. They climbed down the wood pallets that spanned a...

  • 'Full House' home in San Francisco is purchased by the TV show's creator

    'Full House' home in San Francisco is purchased by the TV show's creator

    The San Francisco home featured in television's "Full House" has sold to the producer who created the show. KGO-TV reports veteran TV producer Jeff Franklin bought the three-bedroom Victorian in August. It was on the market for more than $4 million. The real estate agent had declined to say who...

  • Officials fear up to 40 dead in fire during concert at Oakland warehouse

    Officials fear up to 40 dead in fire during concert at Oakland warehouse

    Authorities said Sunday they have recovered 24 victims of a deadly fire that raced through a converted warehouse crowded with people attending a Friday night concert in Oakland. Alameda County sheriff’s Sgt. Ray Kelly said Saturday officials were prepared for up to 40 fatalities. He said many of...

  • Police report casualties in fire at party in Oakland warehouse

    San Francisco Bay Area authorities say a fire has broken out at an Oakland warehouse where people were having a party, and police say there are casualties. Oakland Police Officer G. Plasencia said that the fire department responded about 11:30 p.m. Friday and that firefighters were still on the...

  • Slain USC professor Bosco Tjan was an expert in vision loss research

    Slain USC professor Bosco Tjan was an expert in vision loss research

    Bosco Tjan, the USC professor fatally stabbed Friday on campus, was an expert in the adaptations people make when suffering central vision loss.  He worked at the university for 15 years and served as co-director of the Dornsife Cognitive Neuroimaging Center. Tjan was a professor of psychology...

  • It's a retro Southern California Christmas as Santa's Village reopens

    It's a retro Southern California Christmas as Santa's Village reopens

    All it took was an oversize peppermint cane.  A wave of nostalgia passed over Michelle Mainez as she stood in a parking lot off Highway 18, outside the entrance to Santa’s Village, which reopened Friday after nearly 20 years. “Just seeing the candy cane sparked all those memories,” said Mainez,...

  • Don Calfa, evil mortician in 'The Return of the Living Dead,' dies at 76

    Don Calfa, the film, stage and television actor whose credits included "The Return of the Living Dead," ''Weekend at Bernie's" and "Barney Miller," has died. His publicist, Michael Perez, tells the Associated Press that Calfa died Thursday in Palm Springs of natural causes, two days before his...

  • They survived the San Bernardino terror attack. Now, they feel betrayed

    They survived the San Bernardino terror attack. Now, they feel betrayed

    After a heavily armed San Bernardino County employee and his wife attacked a county holiday event last Dec. 2, killing 14 people and wounding 22, county leaders sounded a clear message of support for their workers. “The events of that day could have torn us asunder. They have not. They have drawn...

  • Top L.A. city budget official leaves post for County Fair Assn.

    Top L.A. city budget official leaves post for County Fair Assn.

    Los Angeles city leaders have spent seven years clawing their way back from the financial brink, confronting and erasing a series of budget shortfalls that threatened some of the most basic taxpayer services. Instrumental in those recovery efforts was City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana,...

  • Kanye West leaves hospital, more than a week after encounter with authorities

    Kanye West leaves hospital, more than a week after encounter with authorities

    After more than a week of hospitalization following an encounter with Los Angeles police, rapper Kanye West left UCLA Medical Center on Wednesday, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. It’s unclear whether West was going to one of his homes or another location, the source said....

  • You can get a cash rebate for fixing your L.A. sidewalk

    You can get a cash rebate for fixing your L.A. sidewalk

    The Los Angeles City Council gave final approval Wednesday to “Safe Sidewalks LA,” a long-range plan to fix the city’s buckling walkways. The program, initially backed by the council in March, seeks to shift responsibility from the city to property owners for the care of L.A.’s sidewalks. While...

  • Agencies were urged to address Paramount metal emissions years before air toxics scare

    Agencies were urged to address Paramount metal emissions years before air toxics scare

    The recent discovery of high levels of a cancer-causing pollutant in Paramount has alarmed residents and led authorities to crack down on dangerous emissions from two metal-processing plants. But the interventions last week by air regulators and health officials followed years of slow and sporadic...

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