It was a balmy night in January when the team of four young professionals struck out from South El Monte City Hall to walk the dark streets of unfamiliar neighborhoods.
Plains Pipeline, the large Texas-based company responsible for the pipe that ruptured in Santa Barbara County, has accumulated 175 safety and maintenance infractions since 2006, according to federal records.
People in South Los Angeles have a complex relationship with their McDonald's, Taco Bells, Pizza Huts and KFCs.
Nearly four in 10 California hospitals received a grade of C or lower for patient safety in a new national report card aimed at prodding medical centers to do more to prevent injuries and deaths.
David Laventhol, an editor and publisher who helped create the innovative Style section of the Washington Post and launch New York Newsday and guided the Los Angeles Times during a period of expansion in the early 1990s, has died. He was 81.
On paper, the race for Orange County supervisor seemed to be Lou Correa's to win.
The number of fast-food restaurants in South Los Angeles has increased despite a law designed to curb the proliferation of such eateries and instead attract healthy eating options, a Times analysis shows.
The young man, drunk after a post-Christmas party, was walking home just before 3 a.m. along a dark, tree-lined street in Pacific Palisades.