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Since 1881, the Los Angeles Times has served Southern California, garnering 41 Pulitzer Prizes and currently reaching a combined 4.1 million readers each week in print and online. The Times and KTLA -- both owned by Tribune Co. -- are media partners, sharing video and reporting. David Lazarus, the paper's award-winning business columnist, can be seen on air during KTLA's "Consumer Confidential" segment.

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  • Jarret Stoll of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates with the Stanley Cup after the Kings 3-2 double overtime victory against the New York Rangers in Game Five of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 13, 2014, in Los Angeles, California. (Credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

    L.A. Kings’ Jarret Stoll Arrested in Las Vegas on Suspicion of Drug Possession

    Kings center Jarret Stoll was arrested Friday on suspicion of drug possession at a Las Vegas resort, according to the CBS TV affiliate in Las Vegas. The report said he was arrested on suspicion of possession of cocaine and ecstacy at a pool complex at the MGM Grand hotel. “We are aware of the reports tonight, and we obviously will follow up to understand the nature of the allegations that are being made,” said Bill Daly, deputy commissioner of the […]

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    Gas-Line Explosion in Fresno Injures 14 People, Shuts Down Highway 99

    Fourteen people were rushed to the hospital with burns after a major gas line explosion near the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office gun range Friday, a fire official said. The blast occurred behind the range about 2:30 p.m. when a county worker leading a team of inmates constructing a dirt road accidentally struck the gas line, said Fresno Fire Department spokesman Pete Martinez. Thirty-five firefighters quickly subdued the blaze, and Pacific Gas & Electric cut off the gas supply to the […]

  • In March, the light trails of vehicles are shown moving up and down the California Incline in Santa Monica. Reconstruction of the deteriorating roadway is to scheduled to start April 20, 2015. (Credit: Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)

    Yearlong Closure of Santa Monica’s California Incline Looms

    Westside traffic, already the stuff of legends, is expected to worsen dramatically with the closing Monday of the California Incline in Santa Monica for a complete reconstruction designed to keep the structure from collapsing in an earthquake. As part of a $20-million project, workers will begin demolishing the severely deteriorated road, technically a bridge, in anticipation of rebuilding it. The link, which descends from Ocean Avenue to Pacific Coast Highway, connecting the bluffs with the beach, is used by 15,000 […]

  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar attends the NBA’s All-Star Weekend on February 15, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

    Legendary Laker Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Undergoes Quadruple Coronary Bypass Surgery

    NBA Hall of Fame center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar underwent quadruple coronary bypass surgery Thursday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, the hospital said Friday. The Lakers great was diagnosed with cardiovascular disease earlier in the week. A press release from UCLA said, “At this time, Abdul-Jabbar would like to thank his surgical team and the medical staff at UCLA, his alma mater, for the excellent care he has received. He is looking forward to getting back to his normal activities soon.” […]

  • A medical assistant  gives a measles-mumps-rubella vaccine at the Medical Arts Pediatric Med Group in Los Angeles. (CREDIT: Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times)

    Disneyland Measles Outbreak is Over, Health Officials Say

    The measles outbreak that began at Disneyland over the winter holidays is over, California health officials said Friday. A total of 131 people were infected with the measles in California as well as at least 25 others who resided in seven other states, Canada and Mexico. There have been no new measles cases related to the outbreak that began at Disneyland in 42 days. It can take 21 days for a person infected with measles to show signs of illness. […]

  • Director Cle "Bone" Sloan is pictured at a premiere for the HBO documentary film "Bastards Of The Party," about gang violence in L.A. Sloan was a key witness in a murder investigation involving rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight in 2015. (Credit: Chad Buchanan/Getty Images)

    ‘Suge’ Knight Prosecutors Strategize After Witness Recants Testimony

    For homicide investigators, Cle “Bone” Sloan was a key witness in their murder investigation of Marion “Suge” Knight. Sloan told them the onetime rap mogul had threatened to kill him immediately before running over him and another man with his truck. But during a preliminary hearing this week, Sloan suddenly became more reticent. He refused to say Knight ran him over and insisted that he could not remember key details of the incident that left him with serious injuries and […]

  • A file photo shows sprinklers watering the lawn in Golden Gate Park on April 2, 2015 in San Francisco. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    A Guide to Rebates on Drought-Tolerant Landscaping

    Weeks after Gov. Jerry Brown called for the removal 50 million square feet of lawn in the state, water agencies say that they are well on their way to meeting the goal. In his State of the City address Tuesday, Mayor Eric Garcetti praised Los Angeles for its large contribution. “Governor, today I can report that with only 10% of the state’s population, Los Angeles will reach half of your entire statewide goal by the end of this year,” Garcetti […]

  • California Gov. Jerry Brown, left, gestures to Department of Water Resources director Mark Cowin, center, and Frank Gehrke, chief of snow surveys, right, as he speaks to reporters at the site of a manual snow survey on April 1, 2015 in Phillips. The recorded level was zero, the lowest in recorded history for California. (Credit: Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

    Gov. Brown Defends Order to Cut Water Use 25% in Face of Opposition

    With criticism of new conservation regulations pouring in from local officials, Gov. Jerry Brown and other state leaders defended Thursday his executive order requiring a 25% reduction in water use. “From everything I can see here, it’s attainable,” Brown said. “Maybe we can do more. Maybe we have to do it differently. We don’t do it all in one day.” Brown made his comments in the Capitol after a meeting with business leaders to discuss the ongoing drought that spurred […]

  • Marion “Suge” Knight was arraigned Feb. 3, 2015, pleading not guilty to murder and attempted murder in a Compton courtroom. (Credit: Pool)

    ‘Suge’ Knight Ordered to Stand Trial on Murder, Attempted Murder Charges

    A Los Angeles County judge ruled Thursday morning that there was enough evidence for former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight to stand trial on murder and attempted murder charges for allegedly plowing his truck into two people in a Compton restaurant parking lot earlier this year. Superior Court Judge Ronald Coen made the ruling at the end of a preliminary hearing in which the surviving alleged victim recanted portions of his statements to investigators implicating Knight and repeatedly claimed not […]