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Los Angeles Orders Costly Quake Retrofit For Over 13,000 BuildingsThousands of older wood and concrete apartment buildings that would be vulnerable to collapse in a major earthquake would get costly upgrades under sweeping retrofitting rules passed Friday by the Los Angeles City Council.
$600K Found In SoCal Backyard Of Man Who Looted Armored TruckFBI agents dug up more than $600,000 on Wednesday from the backyard of a Southern California home where an armored truck driver who admitted stealing $1 million had once lived.
Woman Punched By CHP Officer In Custody After Walking Same Stretch Of SoCal FreewayA bipolar woman who was punched by a California Highway Patrol officer as she walked on a Los Angeles freeway has been taken into custody after being spotted on the same stretch of road.
NFL Owners To Discuss Raiders Move To LANFL owners will look west (Los Angeles), east (Europe) and south (Mexico) at their fall meetings Wednesday.
Orange County 'Wolf Dog' Saved From Euthanasia Now Heading To North Carolina SanctuaryA judge has ordered that Karma, whose plight has won the support of thousands of Orange County residents, be sent to a wolf sanctuary in North Carolina rather than be euthanized.
Temperatures Soar To Nearly 100 Degrees As Emmy Awards Fans Line BleachersWith temperatures nearing 100 degrees in downtown Los Angeles, fans in the bleachers outside the Emmy Awards are resorting to fans—both paper and electric—to keep cool.
Must-See Sites Along Route 66A look at five must-see sites along one of America's most famous highways -- Route 66
Tsunami Advisory Issued For Central, Southern California CoastThe National Tsunami Warning Center has issued a tsunami advisory for a coastal areas in Central and Southern California Wednesday evening, following a magnitude 8.3 earthquake in Chile.
Hyperloop Would Blast People, Cargo Between SF & LA In 30 MinutesHyperloop Technologies is working on a project to move people and cargo at nearly the speed of sound, and its engineers believe they're approaching a transportation breakthrough not seen in ages, reports CBS News correspondent Carter Evans.
American Airlines Sends Wrong Plane From LAX To Hawaii; FAA InvestigatingAmerican Airlines has reportedly confirmed sending the wrong airplane from Los Angeles to Hawaii last month, a plane that was not certified to fly across the ocean.
LAPD Adds Tesla Model S To Its Fleet Of Police CarsThe department introduced the Model S sedan at a news conference September 11th in Los Angeles.
USOC Names Los Angeles Official U.S. Bidder For 2024 Summer OlympicsThe U.S. Olympic Committee has selected Los Angeles as the official candidate to bid for the 2024 Summer games.