Take a look at four stories we're covering today on NBCLA.com and the NBCLA app.
California Lawmakers to DMV: Why the Wait?
It sounds like a "Seinfeld" gag: What's the deal with DMV lines? You wait in line for a number. Then your wait for them to call your number. But California lawmakers are seeking some serious answers, meeting the Department of Motor Vehicles and asking a question that might be on a lot of minds. The agency issued a statement Tuesday morning, outline several things its doing to decrease wait times. Click here for the story.
Local news from across Southern California
The Car Poised to Make Auction History
In August 2014, a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO became the most valuable car ever sold at auction when it crossed the block in Monterey, California, for $38 million. That staggering record might be shattered this month when another 60s-era Ferrari with the famed GTO name goes up for auction. See the Ferrari that's on the brink of history.
[NATL LA GALLERY] Photos: 19 of the Most Valuable Cars at Sotheby's Monterey Auction
California Firefighters Face a Week of Grueling Heat
The 4,000-acre Holy fire is just one of several large wildfires burning across California this week. Click here for photos and updates on the firefight near the Orange and Riverside county border.
[UPDATED 8/13] PHOTOS: The Holy Fire as Seen From Around Southern California
LeBron James to Co-Produce Showtime's 'Shut Up and Dribble'
The TV series' title stems from a remark by a talk show host in response to a comment the Lakers' star made about the Golden State Warriors declining an invitation to the White House. What the show is all about.