A SpaceX Dragon spacecraft will carrying some unsual cargo to the International Space Center when it lifts off Wednesday afternoon from the Florida coast.
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What's Aboard SpaceX's Cargo Capsule This Time?
Local news from across Southern California
Southern California-based SpaceX will attempt Wednesday to launch a supply mission to the International Space Station, carrying more than a ton of cargo, including a sample of the green slime used on Kids' TV network Nickelodeon. It and other experiments are all in the name of science. The launch from Cape Canaveral in Florida is scheduled for 3:24 p.m. California time.
[NATL-LA] PHOTOS: SpaceX Falcon 9 Lights Up SoCal Sky
Dodgers Announce Renovations and a New Statue
Some changes are coming to one of Major League Baseball's oldest ballparks. The Dodgers announced details of the renovation plan, including a statue for one of the franchise greats. Click here to see renderings.
Pictures: Dodgers Unveil $100 Million Renovation Plan of Stadium
Getting Eaten Alive By Mosquitoes? Here's What to Know
Not are mosquitos are the same. Take the relentless Aedes mosquito that has been tormenting Southern Californians since it apparently arrived on a container ship from Asia. Here's what to know about these bloodsuckers and their atypical behavior.
SoCal is About to Reach Peak Heat
Heat and humidity will bake Southern California again Wednesday when we can expect the warmest temperatures of the week. Here's what to expect from the rest of the week.