Wildfire is nearly California’s third largest on record

LOS ANGELES – A California wildfire was close on Saturday to becoming the state’s third largest blaze on record, with more devastation possible from...

Winds fuel California fire toward celebrity-packed Montecito

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Surging Santa Ana winds on Saturday drove an enormous wildfire toward a wealthy community in the coastal mountains northwest...

Where to find best tamales in LA

It's tamale season and Vista L.A. went in search of the best places in Los Angeles that serve the delicious Latino holiday food.

Winds ease, aiding fire crews, but more Red Flags expected Saturday

Red Flag warnings for the critical combination of low humidity and strong winds expired for a swath of Southern California at mid-day Friday but a...

Police open fire in room full of people at swingers costume party — despite being told ‘The Joker’ wasn’t a threat

Two revelers at a swingers’ costume party who were shot by police while engaged in an “intimate act” are speaking out about the ordeal for the first...