The LAFD Scrutinizes Vape Suppliers and Smoke Shops After Explosion on ‘Bong Row’

Authorities are concerned that businesses that store volatile materials aren't doing so properly

UPDATE: Saturday’s DTLA Explosion Is the Subject of a ‘Significant’ Arson Investigation

A dozen LAFD firefighters were injured, but all are expected to survive
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Barbecues, Weights, and Lots of Wine: Here’s What Angelenos Are Buying Up These Days

Several weeks into the stay-at-home order, panic buying has settled down—but local grocery, hardware, and big-box clerks offer a glimpse at our pandemic purchasing habits
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Coronavirus Has Inspired a Run on Guns in Los Angeles

Locals lining up to purchase firearms amid the coronavirus outbreak—many of them first-time buyers—have everything from the L.A. riots to 'The Walking Dead' on their minds

A Party Venue’s Busted Floor Sends Rowdy Rich Kids Spilling Into the Streets of Brentwood

Neighbors complained of blocked traffic, kids screaming from their Beamers, and more on Friday night

How Would L.A. Fare in a Nuke Attack? Better Than New York

A handy map app lays out all sorts of grim scenarios

With No Cleanup Plan in Place, Santa Susana Field Lab Still Stokes Contamination Fears

The Woolsey Fire started near the site of a 1959 reactor meltdown that released more radiation than the three mile island incident. Now Malibu residents worry their homes were tainted by radioactive fallout from the blaze
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Wind is Blowing Smoke from the Getty Fire All Over L.A.’s Westside

The South Coast Air Quality Management District issued a smoke advisory on Wednesday
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Stunning Images Show the Easy Fire Creep Perilously Close to the Reagan Library

Firefighters (and goats) have kept the flames at bay
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Dash Cam Video Shows How the Getty Fire Started

Officials say a branch blowing into power lines ignited the blaze