It might look like part of the spring wildflower bloom -- a bright yellow flower blanketing the Santa Monica Mountains and other hillsides in Southern California. But there are long-term problems stemming from a weed considered a super bloom menace.
It's one of the stories we're featuring today.
The Hills Are Alive With a Super Bloom Bully
There's a super bloom impostor out there, masquerading as a colorful wildflower as it blankets some of Southern California's scenic hillsides. What makes black mustard such a pest.
Photos: After Winter's Onslaught of Storms, It's Wildflower Showtime in Southern California
Search Continues for Teen Girl
A 15-year-old girl is being sought after she was last seen with her mother and a man who are both suspects in the killing of a man whose body was found in the front seat of a car in Carson. Alora Benitez was last seen at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Torrance leaving with her mother and a man in a white, 2013 4-door BMW sedan, with Nevada license plate "MARIMAR," according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Click here for updates.
Local news from across Southern California
SDSU is Offering a Course on Tejano Icon Selena Quintanilla
She made her mark in pop culture. Now, students at San Diego State University can learn about Selena and her legacy through a new college course. Click here for details.
[LA - 2019 VERSION] Remembering Selena on Her Birthday
Photos: The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fires
On this date in 1906, one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history struck the West Coast. More than 3,000 people are believed to have died and an estimated 28,000 buildings were wiped out as a result of the catastrophic San Francisco earthquake and fires. Click here for a look back at April 18, 1906.