Rancho Palos Verdes California

Rare whale fossil pulled from PV backyard

  RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. (AP) — A rare whale fossil has been pulled from a Southern California backyard with some unusual help — a sheriff’s search-and-rescue team. Paleontologist Howell Thomas of the Natural History […]


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Power restored in South Bay

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) – A Southern California utility said Sunday it had restored power to all of its customers after a broad outage in the South Bay that affected more than 100,000 customers at its […]


Seismograph reading of an earthquake. (AP Photo)

Small quake strikes area south of Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A small earthquake has shaken a coastal area southwest of Los Angeles, but there are no reports of damage or injuries. The magnitude-3.9 quake hit about 1 p.m. Wednesday and was […]


Dr. Zhicheng Hu (Photo credit: Victoria Hu via Change.org)

Daughter fights for return of dad trapped in China

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. (AP) — She was just 16, a shy girl whose life revolved around school and homework, when the phone call came that would change her life.


Illegal immigrants paid $9K to panga smugglers

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Federal authorities say nearly two dozen illegal immigrants arrested this week paid smugglers up to $9,000 each for a seagoing trip on a panga boat to the United States.


Horse shot 58 times with BB gun facing surgery

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. (AP) – Someone fired 58 BB pellets into a Southern California horse named Calamity Jane. The wounded 10-year-old mare wasn’t expected to survive when it arrived at a Castaic shelter last […]


Chef found guilty of murder in boiled body case

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A jury has found a chef guilty of murdering his wife after he told police he cooked her body for four days in boiling water to get rid of the evidence. […]


Jury hears LA-area chef say on tape he cooked wife

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Trial resumes Wednesday for a chef who told investigators he accidentally killed his wife and then cooked her body for four days in boiling water to get rid of the evidence. […]



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