All evacuation orders lifted in Saddleridge Fire as containment increases

The Los Angeles Fire Department lifted all evacuation orders for the Saddleridge Fire on Saturday and residents were allowed back into their homes. All evacuation centers have been closed. Law enforcement officers will stay in the fire areas for security and to offer up any questions residents or business owners may have, officials said. 

L.A. County jobless rate holds steady in September

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Los Angeles County held steady at 4.4% in September, compared to the previous month, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.

Great ShakeOut earthquake drill urges preparedness for major temblor

Millions of residents in Los Angeles and Orange County -- joined by millions more across the state and globe -- took part in a "drop, cover and hold on'' exercise Thursday for the 12th Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill, designed to encourage preparedness for a major temblor.