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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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  • A worker fell some eight stories onto a car but survived in San Francisco's Financial District on Nov. 21, 2014. (Credit: KTVU via CNN)

    San Francisco Worker Falls 8 Stories, Bounces Off Car, Survives

    A construction worker fell eight stories from a San Francisco building, struck a car, bounced off and landed on the ground, injured but alive, a fire official told the Los Angeles Times. The accident happened at 10:03 a.m. in the city’s Financial District, said spokeswoman Laura Gibbons of the San Francisco Fire Department. The worker’s condition was not immediately known, but he was conscious after the fall. Maa-Becca Tucker was walking past the crash when she saw the worker lying […]

  • Protesters rally in opposition to the UC Board of Regents meeting on proposed tuition hikes in San Francisco on Nov. 19, 2014. (Credit: CNN)

    UC Regents Approve Tuition Hike Despite Opposition, Protests

    Over the din of students chanting protest slogans, the University of California regents on Thursday voted 14-7 to approve tuition increases of as much as 5% for each of the next five years. As about 25 students in the meeting room yelled “Hey, hey, ho, ho, tuition hikes have got to go,” the actual voice vote of the regents could not be heard by the public. The vote for the increases sets up months of negotiations and political posturing before […]

  • Hundreds of people rallied in Downtown Los Angeles Thursday in response to President Obama's remarks on immigration. (Credit: KTLA)

    Los Angeles Residents React to President Obama’s Immigration Pledge

    At a rally in front of the Mexican Consulate in downtown Los Angeles, Citlali Gomez was cautiously optimistic. The 34-year-old came to the U.S. 12 years ago and started a family. Life is better in America, she said, though she fears driving and entering government buildings. Her cousin was deported. But President Obama’s announcement of sweeping changes to the nation’s immigration policy gave her sudden hope, and a reason to “celebrate a little bit.” “We’re going to leave the darkness,” […]

  • Gildardo Morales, 48, was found fatally shot in his truck in Pacoima on Aug. 21, 2014. Alexander Hernandez was charged with murder in the death. (Credit: KTLA)

    Alleged San Fernando Valley Serial Killer Faces More Charges in Shooting Deaths

    A Sylmar man described by authorities as a serial killer was charged Thursday with three murders in connection with a five-day shooting rampage across the San Fernando Valley this past summer. The new charges filed Thursday against Alexander Hernandez, 34, stemmed from three separate shootings on Aug. 24 that left two women and a man dead. After those shootings, investigators linked Hernandez to a series of other shotgun attacks in the days before. The new murder charges accuse Hernandez in […]

  • A mother bear is seen crossing a street in an Arcadia neighborhood on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. (Credit: David Morales)

    Mother Bear and Cub in Tree Draw Crowd in Arcadia

    There’s nothing like bears coming down from the foothills to bring out the wildlife paparazzi in people. A mother bear and her cub drew a crowd in an Arcadia neighborhood Thursday morning as they sat in a tree and ate a snack in the branches. The Sierra Madre Police Department received a call about 7:45 a.m. and found the two bears in a tree in a front yard at the intersection of Stonehouse Road and Grandview Avenue, said Sgt. Ruben […]

  • Protesters march at UC Irvine over proposed tuition hikes on Nov. 18, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    UC Tuition Hike: Despite Opposition, Regents Poised to Raise Rates After Key Vote

    A key UC regents committee on Wednesday moved to raise tuition by as much as much as 5% in each of the next five years despite opposition from the governor, legislative leaders and students. The regents’ committee on long range planning approved the hike in a 7-2 vote after an unusual debate that pitted the state’s most powerful political leaders against administrators of the 10-campus UC system. The full board of regents is scheduled to vote Thursday on the proposed […]

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    JetBlue Airways to Begin Charging for Checked Bags, Reducing Legroom

    Free checked bags on airlines are not extinct, but soon they will be harder to find. To boost revenue, JetBlue Airways announced plans Wednesday to eliminate free checked bags for its lowest fares and squeeze the legroom on most of its planes. Those changes and others to be adopted by 2017 are expected to generate more than $400 million annually. That leaves Southwest Airlines as the only U.S. carrier to offer free checked bags to all its passengers. New York-based […]

  • A student walks past a chalk-written protest against tuition hikes on the wall outside Powell Library at UCLA on Tuesday. (Credit: Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times)

    UCLA Students March Against Proposed UC Tuition Hike

    Chanting “UC, UC, can’t you see? We don’t want your tuition fee,” more than 100 UCLA students marched through campus Tuesday as part of a University of California-wide student rally opposing a proposed tuition hike. The proposal, to be voted on by the UC regents Wednesday, would increase tuition by as much as 5% in each of the next five years, and has drawn sharp opposition from Gov. Jerry Brown. UC President Janet Napolitano has said the increase was necessary […]

  • U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, center, is accompanied by Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, right, after the Senate voted on the Keystone XL Pipeline Bill at the U.S. Capitol on Nov. 18, 2014. The vote failed to pass by a margin of 59-41. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

    Bill to Authorize Construction of Keystone Pipeline Falls Short in US Senate

    The Senate narrowly avoided a post-election showdown between the White House and Congress on Tuesday when a bill authorizing construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline failed to get the 60 votes needed to pass. Democratic Senate leaders had authorized the vote as a boost for Sen. Mary L. Landrieu (D-La.), who cosponsored the bill and who faces an uphill run-off vote in December to retain her seat. A similar bill sponsored in the House by Landrieu’s opponent, Rep. Bill […]