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Penny Marshall has died at age 75. Seen here in the 1970s, in the era when when she starred "Laverne & Shirley," Marshall went on the direct "Big" and "A League of Their Own." 📷: Hulton Archive/Getty Images


KTLA fan @paulmtowers captured these big 🌊🌊 generated from high surf conditions crashing against the Manhattan Beach Pier on Monday morning. A high surf advisory for Southern California beaches remains in effect until 10 p.m. Tuesday, according to @nws, with waves in some areas expected to reach 6 to 10 feet. #ktla #surf #manhattanbeach


Surfers in Half Moon Bay took advantage of massive waves spurred by a high surf event across the California coast Monday. High surf warnings and watches are scheduled to remain in place across the state into Tuesday, according to @nws. Tap the link in our bio for the latest surf conditions in SoCal 🏄‍♀️ 🏄 📹: KGO via CNN #ktla #highsurf #surfing


Congrats on 20 years at KTLA, @lynetteromero! 🎉 Here's a look back at some of our favorite moments of her on the broadcast. Tap the link in our bio to watch the full video. #ktla #localnews #losangeles


Santa Claus traded in his sleigh for an @lapdhq helicopter Wednesday, bringing toys to more than 2,000 underserved kids, including patients at the Orthopaedic Institute for Children near downtown L.A. #ktla #santa #lapd


A family separated by immigration policy embraced each other in a hug during a reunification event at Los Angeles City Hall on Monday. Members of 40 families were granted temporary humanitarian visas to visit loved ones they had not not seen for years, or even decades, according to a statement from L.A. City Councilman Gill Cedillo, who helped host the event. More details at the link in our bio. #ktla #reunification #immigration


AFTER ⬅️ BEFORE: Storms last week boosted the Sierra snowpack to 104 percent of the statewide average, according to the California Department of Water Resources. That’s more than double what it was this time last year when it hit 47 percent of the average. Tap the link in our bio for more of the latest snow data. 🛰: @nasa on Dec. 2 and Nov. 20, respectively #ktla #snow #sierra


❄️Now that’s a winter wonderland!❄️ Drone video shows fresh snow from Thursday’s storm blanketing trees and buildings in the Big Bear area. The upper slopes of ski resorts experienced up to 15 inches of snowfall, according to @nws. More information at the link in our bio 📹: BBMR #ktla #winterwonderland #snow


@vcsheriff Sgt. Ron Helus was fatally struck by a bullet fired by a CHP officer during the shootout with the Borderline Bar and Grill gunman, according to the autopsy report from Ventura County Chief Medical Examiner Chris Young on Friday. More details at the link in our bio. #ktla #ronhelus #borderlineshooting