Labor Day

In this Aug. 26, 2013 file photo, a deer takes refuge alongside the road in the city of Groveland, Calif., on the edge of the Rim Fire which continues to burn in the Stanislaus National Forest. (AP Photo /Elias Funez, The Modesto Bee, File)

Rim Fire puts some holiday tourists in quandary

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The huge Sierra Nevada wildfire and its smoke plume have caused some fearful tourists to opt out of plans for the last big travel weekend of the summer, but most appear […]

08/29/2013

Jon Stewart (AP Photo)

Stewart taking ‘Daily Show’ break to direct film

NEW YORK (AP) – Comedy Central says Jon Stewart will take a break from “The Daily Show” starting in June to direct and produce his first feature film.

03/05/2013

Experience LA with Maggie McKay

By Maggie McKay, KFWB afternoon anchor OK, we survived the first Carmageddon but now that the second time around is here we’re making it an excuse to CELEBRATE — or at least, deal with it. […]

09/28/2012

On Bourbon Street, party but don't preach at night

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A ban on preachers along Bourbon Street after dark is creating a First Amendment fight. The ordinance against aggressive solicitation was put in place nearly a year ago, but arrests during […]

09/14/2012

Restoration work begins on Hollywood Walk of Fame

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Repair work has begun on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, it was announced today. The first repairs — which started just after Labor Day — are taking place on the north side […]

09/13/2012

Williams Fire 91 percent contained

GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) – A wildfire in a rugged area of the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles is expected to be fully contained by early Thursday. The U.S. Forest Service says the fire […]

09/11/2012

Spacewalking team conquers bolt, installs box

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – Spacewalking astronauts have triumphed over a stubborn bolt. Japanese spaceman Akihiko Hoshide successfully drove the bolt all the way home Wednesday, after cleaning out the socket with homemade tools. That […]

09/05/2012

Weekend box office 'possessed'

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The horror film “The Possession” debuted atop the domestic box office over Labor Day weekend, followed closely by a Prohibition- era thriller, according to final figures released today. “The Possession” collected […]

09/04/2012

Wilshire ramps reopen ahead of schedule

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The first two Wilshire Boulevard freeway ramps rebuilt as part of the $1 billion I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project were reopened today — about three weeks earlier than planned and just […]

08/31/2012

1,000s flood Yosemite hotline to ask about virus

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – At least six rangers are staffing phones at Yosemite National Park as visitors frightened about a growing outbreak of a deadly mouse-borne virus call seeking answers. A park spokesman said that […]

08/31/2012

Labor Day travel

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – About 2.35 million Southland residents are expected to travel during the Labor Day weekend, a 3.4 percent jump from last year, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California. Among those […]

08/31/2012

The Southland's Labor Day weather

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Perilous conditions marked by high surf and powerful rip currents will prevail along the Southland coast from today through the weekend, National Weather Service forecasters said. “A building southerly swell will […]

08/31/2012

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