A Los Angeles-based charter group awarded food-service contracts worth millions of dollars to a company partially owned by one of the schools' high-ranking employees, a state investigation has found.
Rare Japanese American artifacts and artworks created in internment camps during World War II and recently put up for sale in a controversial auction have instead been acquired by the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, officials are expected to announce Saturday night.
Academy Award-winning actor Sean Penn has listed his retreat in Malibu for sale at $6.55 million.
For decades, an uneasy ambivalence marked the relationship between Japan and many Japanese Americans after the Asian nation's 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor prompted the community's mass removal from the West Coast and incarceration in desolate compounds.
Responding to defense allegations of "outrageous prosecutorial misconduct," the Los Angeles County district attorney's office has removed the prosecutor who had been spearheading the L.A. Memorial Coliseum corruption case.
Thousands marched in peaceful May Day rallies in downtown Los Angeles, repeating their annual call for immigration reform but acknowledging that prospects for action in Washington remain grim.
After a reversal by several members, the Newport Beach City Council moved this week toward banning water-propelled jetpacks in the harbor instead of regulating them.
Fifty-eight Los Angeles firefighters needed about 20 minutes Friday to extinguish a house fire in Lincoln Heights.
Building on his empire in electric cars and solar energy, Elon Musk now aims to transform how homes and businesses use electricity.
Two Los Angeles City Council members want more information about where and why pedestrians are ticketed for stepping into a crosswalk after the signal light's red hand is flashing, saying there are questions about whether the rules truly make people safer.
Phil Calvert, who recently started carrying a camera with him on biking trips to practice wildlife photography, spotted a California quail on a bush as he was riding on Temescal Canyon Fire Road Fire Road in Pacific Palisades.
The stepchildren of a woman killed in a car crash involving Bruce Jenner filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Friday against the Olympian, accusing him of being negligent.
A car was traveling at a “high rate of speed” when it flew off of Anaheim Street in Long Beach and landed near the Los Angeles River by the 710 Freeway, Long Beach police said Friday.
Thursday evening, barely three miles due west of the massive Paris Photo fair, Paul Smith Los Angeles was celebrating a photo exhibition of its own -- an unabashed Blondie bash that featured band members Debbie Harry and Chris Stein at the center of a celebrity scrum that included musicians Jody...
Lifeguards in Newport Beach are bracing for big waves that they say could top 15 feet at the Wedge and along the Balboa Peninsula this weekend.
Most of the port truck drivers who walked off the job this week went back to work Friday, ending their four-day job action against companies they accuse of wage theft.
Christian Juzang, a junior point guard at Calabasas Viewpoint, has committed to Harvard, Coach J.J. Prince said.
The trendy Ace Hotel that opened last year in a refurbished historic building in downtown Los Angeles has been purchased by a Maryland real estate investment trust for $103 million.
What's up with Joshua Gomez of “Chuck” fame? Check out the Midcentury Modern showplace he just listed for sale in Tarzana at $1.997 million.
Abstractions that bear obscured images of faces, gritty wall pieces made with recycled canvas and bits of detritus, the cookie cutter nature of suburban development around the world, and an installation that touches on the history of surveillance. Plus: art in a cemetery and a show about the ornamentation...
Where will you be during the two most exciting minutes in sports Saturday? If you won't be at Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby, make sure you've got a clear view of the starting gate on television, and a mint julep in your hand. Wearing the most outrageous hat you own will also help set the...
Pitchoun! a new French bakery and cafe promising pan bagnat, kouign-amann and tarte tropézienne, is now open in downtown L.A.
Tony Gonzalez is moving on from his home field in Orange County. The former Huntington Beach High School star and retired NFL tight end has sold his Santa Barbara-inspired estate in Huntington Beach for $6.3 million.
If you want to understand Asanebo, the sleek Japanese restaurant at the heart of Studio City's sushi bar strip, you could do worse than to look at the tiny dish of chawanmushi there, the inevitable beginning to one of the long, multi-coursed omakase meals that are the restaurant's reason for being.
Cover girl Cheryl Tiegs’ Bel-Air home, which came on the market this week at $15 million, has graced more than a few magazine covers itself.
This restored French Normandy Revival-style residence in Laguna Beach sits on a property originally owned by Harry M. Ticknor, President of the Tournament of Roses in the early 1920s. Built by prominent developers Ropp
The two Los Angeles City Council candidates vying to represent a Sherman Oaks-to-Silver Lake district are split over a controversial plan for the city to operate the Greek Theatre itself.
For the first time in the 20-year-history of the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts, a winner won't be able to attend the presentation ceremony for political reasons.
Walk into Philippe the Original, the French dip institution on the eastern edge of Chinatown, at any time of the day, but especially the morning, and you'll notice a few things. There's the crowd, of course, a cross-section of Los Angeles: tourists, cops, kids, parents, lawyers, city workers, the...
Police have arrested a man for attempted murder after he stabbed a man in the face at Los Angeles International Airport early Friday.
Order $60 worth of Filipino favorites to go at Max's of Manila in Glendale on Saturday and you get to take home a special "knockout treat:" a free, family-size, deep-fried pork leg called a crispy pata. But make plans to sit down at Max's that night for sisig or kare kare and you're likely to find...
If you haven't trained a whit, you still could finish a triathlon on May 2.
To Rodney King's now-famous question, "Can we all just get along?" Los Angeles residents increasingly answer something like: "Probably. Sort of."
The search for a past propels Philip Tran's present. He works his day job, then heads home for "fancy Googling" with special keywords, then fact-checking and translating. Night after night.
Here in the Nickerson Gardens public housing project in Watts, it's simply called "the wall."
Four years ago, the City of Industry bought a collection of decrepit parcels along the San Gabriel River 20 miles away, with visions of transforming it into a recreational area for camping, hiking and picnics.
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority continued down its greener path Thursday when five electric buses were delivered to transportation officials downtown.
Amid the weedy vacant lots, tired storefronts and roughened asphalt of Compton, crows and pigeons thrive.
Moments before bulldozing his car into people along the Venice Beach boardwalk, killing an Italian honeymooner, the driver told someone he wanted to run down a drug dealer who he believed had ripped off his friend, a prosecutor told jurors Thursday.
A judge on Thursday halted a developer’s plan to build two massive skyscrapers in the heart of Hollywood, ruling that the city of Los Angeles failed to fully assess how the $1-billion project would affect surrounding neighborhoods.
Playwright Dominique Morisseau displays plenty of fire in “Sunset Baby,” her heartfelt but undisciplined drama now in its West Coast premiere at the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble.
To deal with the surging price of gasoline, Chenni Kaur has developed a strategy: If low on fuel near her job in downtown Los Angeles, the Sunland resident buys only a few gallons so that she can get home where prices are a little cheaper.
Santa Monica’s long battle over Christmas-season Nativity scenes at Palisades Park ended Thursday when a conservative federal appeals court panel upheld a city law that bars unattended exhibits.
For nimble minds seeking a more cerebrally challenging alternative to the commercialized platitudes that tend to crop up around Earth Day, the Theatre@Boston Court’s West Coast premiere of “My Barking Dog” could be just the ticket.
A homeless services commissioner on Thursday called for an independent investigation into the death of a man who was shot and killed by Los Angeles police during a confrontation on skid row.
The National Football League draft will stream live on three different apps starting 5 p.m. Thursday. Two of those apps will show every pick and be available to subscribers of any cellphone service.
A dramatic chase in South Los Angeles with the driver speeding across oncoming traffic and across a grassy park ended with a crash Thursday afternoon.
Firefighters have doused a 3.2-acre brush fire that burned close to homes Thursday in Westlake Village.