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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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
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Dash Cam Video Shows How the Getty Fire Started

Officials say a branch blowing into power lines ignited the blaze
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Researchers Say a Big SoCal Quake Has Gotten More Likely, but Don’t Panic Yet

A new study features some scary odds, but seismologist Lucy Jones says the model isn't yet proven
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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

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
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Update: Getty Fire Evacuation Lifted for Most of L.A.’s Westside

Amid the Getty Fire, Mayor Garcetti signed an emergency declaration this morning
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As Fire Evacuees Look to Hotels for Shelter, Officials Are on Price Gouging Alert

What California's anti-price gouging law means–and what to do if you think you're a victim

Remembering The St. Francis Dam Disaster

Exactly 86 years ago, the St. Francis Dam (built by William Mulholland) collapsed, killing 450 Angelenos