| Dec 30, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Leonardo DiCaprio has sold his beach house compound in Malibu for $17.35 million.
The leading man had leased out the oceanfront Cape Cod-inspired property in 2012 at $150,000 a month for the summer. Then about a year ago he put it up for sale at $23...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 8:22 AM
With the theme "Tales of the Seven Seas," the 45th Tournament of Roses Parade had the misfortune of occurring near the end of a terrible rain storm....
| Dec 17, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Witnesses and the first victim struck by a car that plowed through the Venice Beach boardwalk in August testified Tuesday they could not believe the Dodge Avenger continued after striking a vendor’s tent.
They recalled in the preliminary hearing...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:11 PM
Air quality officials on Friday approved $600,000 for contractors to design and install gas fire rings on public beaches, taking a new step in the fight over hundreds of wood-burning fire pits on Los Angeles and Orange County coast.
The South Coast...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 8:13 PM
Newport Beach residents may soon be one step closer to roasting marshmallows beachside over natural gas-burning fire rings.
On Tuesday, the city staff plans to recommend that the City Council approve participation in a pilot project with the South Coast...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 10:23 AM
Newport Beach residents may soon be one step closer to roasting marshmallows beach-side over natural gas-burning fire rings.
City staff plans to recommend Tuesday that council members approve city participation in a pilot project with the South Coast...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 7:14 PM
The around-the-clock rumble and hum of big rigs and cars funneling in and out of one of the world's busiest port complexes have for years defined daily life in west Long Beach.
Streets of tidy homes, schools and playgrounds are boxed in by refineries,...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:46 PM
The daughter of a 62-year-old woman who was found severely beaten and left for dead more than a month ago is one of three people arrested in the attack, Long Beach police said Monday.
Holly Ramos, 41, and her husband, Frank Haverly, 40, were arrested...
| Nov 4, 2013
You've probably seen the images of dolphins caught in abandoned monofilament fishing nets, or of vast areas of plastic trash floating in remote waters of the Pacific, or of sea turtles consuming plastic bags that look remarkably like one of their favorite...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:08 AM
The U.S. Geological Survey this week released a report assessing the tsunami risk in California. The research simulated a 9.1 quake off the Alaska coast that would send damaging waves to California.
Here are some highlights.
1) What are the parts of...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:21 PM
A large tsunami hitting California would cause major flooding in Long Beach and parts of Orange County and force 750,000 people to evacuate coastal areas in just a few hours, according to an extensive simulation published Wednesday by the U.S....