A man in his 20s was stabbed to death in the Echo Park area late Friday in a fight that began over a skateboard, police said.
The atmosphere in a South Los Angeles church was at times tense Tuesday night as residents and activists peppered Los Angeles police officials with questions about two officers' fatal shooting of a mentally ill man.
Michael Davis experienced firsthand the negative effects of campus discipline when he received a police citation for tardiness in middle school and later was removed from class for failing to wear the school uniform at Manual Arts High in South Los Angeles.
A wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park is threatening 500 homes, has triggered 13,000 evacuation orders and prompted the Madera County sheriff to declare a local emergency.
For days, authorities say, two South Pasadena High School students plotted a massacre for when classes resumed after summer.
A recent survey by the Women’s Media Center found that about 75% of newspapers’ election coverage this year had been written by men. The report on the data was headlined, “Men are telling the stories of Election 2012.” But that’s not in the case in the Los Angeles Times. The survey counted bylines in 35 “influential” newspapers, including The Times. It broke the results into two periods: From Jan. 1-April 14, 76% of the total election articles were written by men; and from April 15-Aug. 25, the figure was 73%. A quick, and admittedly less scientific, examination of Times bylines alone yields a much different result. In The Times, about 60% of...