It's 'never going back' to its heyday as the hottest entertainment neighborhood in L.A., but it hopes to be revitalized through the arts.
Generations' worth of racial and class tensions have come to the forefront as a defiant young Latino politician takes on the city's power brokers. His hero? A 19th century outlaw.
A controversial policy group singles out teacher training programs at UCLA and Loyola Marymount as hardly worth attending. But the schools say the report is flawed.
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Lawmakers should close bullet-buying loophole
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Here's a teacher I'd want for my children
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Garcetti's made few major announcements, his transition team is short on big names and he's forgoing a black-tie inaugural ball. He's also on a city listening tour.
Kaylie Gomez, a rookie teacher in a South L.A. neighborhood, imparts skills that don't show up on achievement tests.
The state ordered the Exide plant to shut in April, citing arsenic emissions and calling it a public health risk. A judge rules it can restart operations, pending a hearing.
Michelle Kane, who was stabbed Saturday, said her husband had 'threatened to slice my throat' and alleged a long history of drug abuse. Michael Kane was arrested Monday in Joshua Tree.
Ana Guerrero, a former community organizer, has been working for Garcetti since 2001, most recently as chief of staff of his City Council office.
A fine for giving 'single-use' plastic bags to customers would apply to convenience stores, food marts and any large retailer that sells groceries.
Lonnie Kocontes is arraigned in Orange County. Prosecutors say he threw his ex-wife off a ship off the Italian coast to gain more than $1 million.
Walter Lee Williams faces charges of sexual exploitation of children abroad, the agency says. He taught anthropology, gender studies and history.
Officials have been slow to spend state and federal funds to address tainted water, snarling small communities in red tape that has delayed fixes for years, advocates say.
New rules will put limits on condo changeovers and the also-dreaded tenancies-in-common.
Santa Monica gunman John Zawahri's stockpile of 1,300 bullets shows the need for legislation to restrict ammunition purchases.
California's new funding formula gives more money to districts with more needy students and less to districts with fewer needy students.
14 Metropolitan Transportation Authority drivers are pursuing workers' comp claims, and 110 have signed a petition to halt the agency's spraying of the vehicles.
Residents in a quiet West Hills neighborhood came to the aid Michelle Kane, whose estranged husband, Michael, an elementary school educator, is being sought in her death.
Two Glendale residents say council violated policy by naming outgoing councilman Frank Quintero to a vacant council seat. Quintero had voted to ban gun shows on city property.
Latest stats show 52% who killed themselves in 2008-11 weren't in Iraq or Afghanistan. Some experts say many recruits bring mental health issues with them.
Officials are negotiating a deal to restore the 91-year-old vacant building, designed by one of the country's first female architects, in the city's Civic Center.
The L.A. arts area's improvement district was recently ordered disbanded. Critics say some districts are bloated bureaucracies. Others see benefits.
The program rewards companies for hiring in certain places, but recipients are secret, and Brown says some just move jobs from one part of California to another. He wants a new system.
Few were disappointed in the Supreme Court's ruling that the natural human gene cannot be commercially owned. Just ask Angelina Jolie.
Olivia Gamboa was a devout Catholic who worked the early shift so she could take care of her grandson.
The budget includes healthcare expansion and financial aid for middle-class college students. Gov. Jerry Brown touted it on Twitter.
With Democrats in control, Republicans rely on Gov. Jerry Brown to be their budget voice.
David Silva died in early May after the beating in Kern County. An autopsy had deemed the death accidental due to hypertensive heart disease.
A faded clipping of a prize-winning head of lettuce reminds a columnist just how much she missed gardening. For her, the process is as rewarding as the product.
A survey shows that L.A. male high school students are about as likely as females to use diet aids or laxatives or vomiting to lose weight. The numbers challenge old assumptions.
Diocese of San Diego says it fears that the inmate, serving time for domestic abuse, could pose a threat to those at the El Cajon school after his release.
The mayor-elect is preaching a gospel of civic rebirth and lower expectations in a series of 'Back to Basics' forums in the weeks before he replaces Antonio Villaraigosa.
John Zawahri gave no clue about the motive for his deadly rampage, police say.
But many in the LGBT community responding to a Pew Research Center survey said they still had faced slurs, rejection or violence.