Today in L.A. News: FBI Director James Comey has confirmed rumors of an investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential Election, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti has declared a state-of-emergency for Owens Valley, Malibu voted to become a Sanctuary City, L.A. City Councilman Gil Cedillo will be heading to a runoff election, USC students weigh in on Uber's recent scandals, today's weather, Willow Bay has been named Dean of USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, USC's Rocket Propulsion Lab celebrates a record-breaking launch, a veteran firefighter from Station 15 recounts his experiences serving the USC area, and Disneyland's Pirates of the Caribbean ride turns 50.