Man convicted of sexually assaulting underage females

SANTA ANA (CNS) - A 36-year-old man was convicted today of sexually assaulting two underage female relatives multiple times over several years in Anaheim.

Anaheim fire sparked by firework, no one injured

ANAHEIM (CNS) - Fire caused by an errant firework destroyed a car and damaged a wooden fence and eaves of an Anaheim house, but no one was injured, authorities said today.

Palmdale motorist dies in fatal car crash

PALMDALE (CNS) - A 26-year-old motorist was fatally injured when he lost control of his car while possibly racing another driver on Avenue 2, west of Sierra Highway, and crashed into two light poles, the California Highway Patrol said today.

Methane off-gassing in Aliso Canyon

There are possible new concerns for Porter Ranch residents near the Aliso Canyon underground gas field today as methane was detected seeping out of soil near a gas well plugged earlier this year following a four-month leak.

Man dies in fatal crash during CHP pursuit

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A man was killed today when he crashed his four-door Chevrolet into a pole and a tree within two blocks of the start of a California Highway Patrol pursuit, authorities said.

Southland prices on the rise again

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose for the fourth consecutive day today, increasing six-tenths of a cent to $2.743.

Without ACA guarantees, 52 million could have trouble buying insurance

More than 1 in 4 adults younger than 65 live with conditions that private insurers could have declined to cover in some policies prior to the Affordable Care Act, according to an analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Lakers and NBA community mourn loss of sideline reporter Craig Sager

The Lakers and the NBA family reacted in mourning over the recent passing of Craig Sager, who had spent the past two years fighting a rare form of cancer. All NBA teams have committed to observe a moment of silence ...

Court upholds Tanaka sentence

A federal appeals court has denied an effort by the former second-in-command of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department to remain free while he appeals his conviction on obstruction of justice charges.

Women’s issues will be focus of five-year study by the county

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors recently voted unanimously to create a five-year initiative to support women and girls.

Jeff Fisher firing has implications for fans and city of Inglewood

A week after Ian Rapoport from the NFL Network reported Rams Head Coach Jeff Fisher had signed a two-year contract extension, Fisher was terminated by the team.

Edison Intl. offers scholarships

Each year, Edison International through its $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program, awards $40,000 scholarships, paid over four years, to 30 high school students planning to major in STEM fields. These professions include mathematics, engineering,

Young service employees not receiving adequate work hours

Nearly all 18- to 29-year-old service workers in Los Angeles County are failing to get enough work hours, according to UCLA researchers, who urged officials this week to create policy fixes.

Reward doubled in Compton shooting

The Board of Supervisors accepted $10,000 in reward money from the family of one of two men shot to death at a gas station in Compton and updated rewards in two unrelated fatal shootings.

Sales tax combatting homelessness will be placed on March ballot

The reconstituted Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a plan to put a quarter-cent sales tax to fund the fight against homelessness before voters in a special countywide election in March. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas teamed up with Supervisor ...