A new art installation project aims to raise awareness about plastic pollution and how it is affecting people and the environment.
Remains of victims of a deadly wildfire in California were found, and more are feared to be dead.
SleepBus, an innovative public transportation system that combines the amenities and comforts of hotels and night time traveling for only $48.
According to the American Lung Association (ALA), more than half of the American population resides in "unhealthy hot spots." Are you one of them?
An earthquake that starts out in one spot could more easily than thought leap to a nearby fault and create double earthquakes, as happened in Pakistan in 1997, says a new study. This could have impacts for Los Angeles.
Gentoo penguins, an arctic species distributed around the South Pole, have evolved a special method to remian ice-free, say researchers who are now hoping to adapt their findings to airplane wings which frequently need de-icing. "It's a little ironic that a bird that doesn't fly could one day help airplanes fly more safely," said one researcher.
A recent study found that the extent to which animals tolerate humans is largely driven by the environment in which they live and their body size.
Half the world's salamanders live in North America, doing their essential job of consuming insects and being an important part of the food chain. Do we want them to go extinct, like the Netherlands' fire salamanders, prey to a fatal fungus that may arrive on imported pets?
The individual risk of shark attack in California has decreased by more than 91 percent in the past 60 years, say researchers.
With isotopic analysis and x-ray imaging of saber-tooth tigers from the La Brea Tar Pits, scientists have determined the growth rate of the prehistoric cats' long teeth.
A new species of marine roly poly pillbug - actually, make that two new species - were recently discovered in Los Angles, a new study describes.
Yearly methane emissions in Los Angeles are higher than previously thought, according to a new NASA study.
A recent study of mountain lions in the Santa Monica Mountains has found that they are inbreeding and killing one another off in one of the messiest and alarming results of habitat fragmentation conservationists have ever seen.
A freak lightning storm that struck Los Angeles on Sunday took beachgoers by surprise, resulting in one fatality and eight injuries, according to local reports.