Getting out of town for a quick respite from daily life doesn’t have to mean straying too far from Los Angeles proper. In fact, these drive-away mini-vacations can start immediately with eye-catching scenery about an hour or so from the city of angels. When you fall in love with these locales, stop at these places to rest your head or snap your shutter.
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Service on the CTA’s Pink Line has been suspended between the 54th/Cermak and Polk stations because of the fire, which is near CTA property between California and Western avenues.
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A man who has made a name for himself as a model, designer and actor is in custody, after passengers reportedly had to tackle him on a flight headed from Chicago to Orange County, Calif.
The body of a retired San Francisco firefighter has been found in Nebraska, after he disappeared from a Chicago-bound Amtrak train.
Some lucrative loot was discovered in the western suburbs as federal agents carried out a major drug investigation.
Chicago police are searching for two gunmen who forced a woman off a Blue Line train and sexually assaulted her just two blocks from a Logan Square neighborhood police station last month.
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A former high school football star whose dreams of a pro career were shattered by a rape conviction burst into tears Thursday as a judge threw out the charge that sent him to prison for more than five years.
A Chicago pastor who camped on the roof of an abandoned motel says lacing up his sneakers is part of a new plan to address gun violence.
A Plainfield family was headed to California to attend a wedding, when a crash flipped their sport-utility vehicle in Wyoming and left a 6-year-old girl dead.
Chicago LGBT leaders are reacting Tuesday to the ruling in California that overturned Proposition 8, which prohibited same-sex marriage in the Golden State and took away the right after it had already been granted.
The FBI is honoring a Naperville man Friday, presenting him with the Director’s Community Leadership Award for taking a tragedy and using it as a vehicle for change.
There is nothing like the bond of a family, and one west suburban family is proof positive of that.
Drew Peterson says Illinois State Police need to apologize to him for suggesting he might have killed his fourth wife, Stacy.
An Iranian national will be in prison for more than four years, after he admitted to trying to export missile components from an Illinois company to Iran.
There was a surprise this morning for commuters at the California Avenue Green Line station on the city’s West Side.
The Chicago ‘L’ is the nation’s most romantic transit system. I must get stuck on the wrong train cars. Anyways, I’ve compiled a list of the best date spots near each of the five top mobile love shacks in Chicago. To your love!