Making Waves: History’s Largest Gathering of Black Surfers

Nathan Fluellen wants you to know that surfing is not reserved for chiseled blond bros. So he hosted the largest gathering of black surfers in history—in ruby red Huntington Beach

Kevin McCarthy Blasts Enemies of Giant Sequoia Rescue Bill (Exclusive)

More than 80 conservation groups penned a letter opposing the bill, but House Minority Leader McCarthy tells us it's a “knee-jerk" reaction

California Will Euthanize 350,000 Rainbow Trout to Stem Bacterial Spread

It’s the second time the pathogen has caused fish to be euthanized at two Sierra hatcheries since the bacteria first appeared in California

CHP Seizes $200,000 Worth of Stolen Lululemon Merchandise

Investigators found 16 boxes totaling 1,861 items stolen in various states, in what the company says was the biggest hit it ever took

10 Best Hikes in Los Angeles

As we roll into spring, here are some spots to try in the greater L.A. area.
Griffith Park

The Mountain Lion that’s Haunting The Hipsters

How did LA’s most celebrated cat end up in Silver Lake?
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Authorities Have Yet to Rule Out at Least Two Possible Causes of Death for Family Found Dead Near Yosemite

Police are chipping away at the mystery of what led to the demise of a California family and their dog
Sierra National Forest

Nobody Knows What Happened to Family and Dog Found Dead on Hike Near Yosemite

Initial autopsies on the couple and their year-old daughter revealed no cause of death, but police are investigating a potentially deadly algae among other possibilities
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This Tiny, Blue Butterfly Is in Trouble. Local Conservationists Are Fighting to Change That

The El Segundo Blue Butterfly has been on the federal list of endangered species since the 1970s—will habitat restoration save the day?

L.A. Is Now a Certified Wildlife Habitat. Here’s Why It’s a Big Deal

With urban nature threatened by pollution, climate change, and habitat loss, the city is making a push to preserve its beautiful biodiversity