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Two killed, five injured in hit-and-run crash in South Gate

Two people were killed and five others injured in a hit-and-run crash Saturday in South Gate, prompting police to shut down a section of Garfield Avenue as they investigated. The two-vehicle crash occurred shortly before 4:30 p.m. at Garfield Avenue and El Paseo Street. One vehicle struck the other,...

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  • Nine things we learned about gelato -- after a day at Gelato University

    Nine things we learned about gelato -- after a day at Gelato University

    The pistachio comes out of the gelato machine, a fat ribbon of palest khaki green. “It’s not bright green, because the color comes from just the roasted pistachios, no added coloring,” explains Luciano Ferrari of Carpigiani Gelato University. Carpigiani is a Bologna-based manufacturer of professional...

  • Eight of the best tortas in Los Angeles

    Eight of the best tortas in Los Angeles

    Move over, tacos. It's time to share the spotlight with your sandwich counterpart: the torta. A torta is more than just a Mexican version of a beefed-up sandwich; it is an entirely different species. A good torta is usually available anywhere that a good taco is, with just as many regional variations....

  • Crumbs Bake Shop chain closes: 5 foods that could be the next cupcake

    Crumbs Bake Shop chain closes: 5 foods that could be the next cupcake

    Crumbs Bake Shop Inc., one of the bakeries that helped fuel the cupcake craze that swept the country a couple of years ago, closed all of its stores Monday. But before you shed too many tears over your beloved frosted mini cakes, know that Sprinkles is opening a new location at the Americana at...

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  • Off-duty pilot's free flight to New York sparks confusion, search at LAX

    Off-duty pilot's free flight to New York sparks confusion, search at LAX

    An off-duty JetBlue pilot looking for a free ride back to New York sparked confusion and a brief search at Los Angeles International Airport on Thursday morning when he switched flights without airport officials’ knowledge, authorities said. The pilot was spotted in the hallway leading to a JetBlue...

  • St. Francis football runs past Warren, 21-19

    St. Francis football runs past Warren, 21-19

    Football: Nazarian leads rushing attack, Davitt recovers onside kick to seal CIF first-round road win for Golden Knights.

  • Football: Warren goes from 0-10 to 7-1 in two years under Coach Raul Lara

    In 13 years at Long Beach Poly, Raul Lara won five Southern Section championships and 12 Moore League titles. That still wasn't good enough for some people. He resigned after the 2013 season, saying he needed a new challenge. He showed up at Warren High in Downey, a program that went 0-10 in 2013....

  • Deaths of man, woman, child in Downey investigated as murder-suicide

    Deaths of man, woman, child in Downey investigated as murder-suicide

    An investigation continued early Thursday into the deaths of a man, woman and 1-year-old child whose bodies were found inside a Downey apartment. Two relatives of the woman were concerned they had not heard from her in a couple of days and went to her apartment in the 7300 block of Neo Street about...

  • L.A. County will require cat owners to spay or neuter and microchip their pets

    L.A. County will require cat owners to spay or neuter and microchip their pets

    Los Angeles County supervisors on Tuesday passed a long-awaited mandate for residents of the county's unincorporated areas to spay or neuter and microchip their cats.  Although the number of stray dogs euthanized in county shelters has dropped in recent years, cats that get picked up continue to...

  • Gunman released elderly and children from BBQ restaurant standoff in Downey

    Gunman released elderly and children from BBQ restaurant standoff in Downey

    Madelynn Bastidas was shaking uncontrollably in fear at the man with the gun who’d just barged into the Downey BBQ restaurant and announced he didn’t want to hurt anyone but would if he had to. Unable to escape because the building was surrounded by sheriff’s deputies, the gunman told the children...

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