| Nov 25, 2013
The Southwest Museum, which sits on a hilltop in Mount Washington, is the oldest museum in Los Angeles, a historic landmark, a testament to longevity in a town without much of that.
For decades, it housed and displayed objects from a world-class...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Monterey Park apologized Wednesday for accidentally sending out an emergency alert to mobile devices.
The text alert by the city 10 miles east of downtown Los Angeles led to a wave of confusion after it caused cellphones to buzz at 2:14 p.m.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:33 PM
BOULDER, Colo. – Sherri Parker walked into a Barnes & Noble bookstore Wednesday night during a drizzle, part of days-long precipitation that turned the area into a soggy mess.
When she and her daughter emerged half an hour later, they had to...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:54 AM
BOULDER, Colo. -- As recordbreaking rainfall continued to pound parts of Colorado, officials stepped up evacuations for thousands living in areas endangered by flash flooding as emergency workers moved to aid residents trapped in isolated towns by...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 10:16 AM
BOULDER, Colo. -- Search teams resumed their efforts Tuesday to rescue hundreds of people still stranded by the Colorado flood waters as the death toll climbed to eight.
Although hundreds of residents remain unaccounted for, according to state...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:33 PM
The number of Colorado residents unaccounted for and those who need to be rescued from flood-damaged communities continued to fall Tuesday, according to state officials.
More than 3,000 people have been rescued in Boulder and Larimer counties, the...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Even though the political deadlock that has forced a partial shutdown of the federal government continues, some emergency workers are going back to work to deal with the growing threat from Tropical Storm Karen.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Much of what happens in Congress isn't about governing or setting policy, it's about creating campaign issues for the next election. That's because the No. 1 item on the legislative agenda is determining who'll get to set the legislative agenda.
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Republicans continued to criticize President Obama and Senate Democrats on Monday for refusing to negotiate over the partial government shutdown that the House GOP instigated last week. And so far, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has also...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:38 PM
WASHINGTON -- After a taking the weekend off, President Obama resumed his public pounding of House Republicans on Monday even as a top aide laid out a possible avenue for defusing the fiscal fight that has frozen parts of the government and threatens a...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:24 AM
WASHINGTON -- Count one more casualty of the shutdown: President Obama’s once-predictable and predetermined schedule.
In just over a week, Obama has popped out for lunch and shown up in the White House briefing room at short notice. On Monday,...