The intersection of Temple Street and Glendale Boulevard on the edge of Echo Park is so aggressively unattractive, you're tempted to close your eyes as you pass by.
Katy Perry's $14.5-million bid to own a former Los Feliz convent isn't dead yet, even though another buyer has already moved her own furniture into the hilltop villa.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was at his best last week when he spoke to the L.A. County Board of Supervisors about raising the minimum wage.
Last week I told the story of an unemployed woman, barely surviving, who walked into a pet shop and overheard another customer say she gets $50 massages for her pooch.
They packed the house.
Once upon a time, you didn't have to hijack an armored car full of loot in order to afford a modest family home in the Pasadena area. A steady job at a decent salary got you a 30-year mortgage on a 3BR-2BA slice of suburban bliss, with the tree-lined street and mountain views thrown in for free.
"Mary, Mother of Divine Mercy, PRAY FOR US."
Two days after the ruinous May 19 oil spill that fouled fisheries, sea birds and beaches, Santa Barbara County Supervisor Janet Wolf and her chief of staff drove to the county's emergency operations center to get the latest intelligence and offer support on the evolving disaster.