| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:52 AM
The car has seven seats — each with an emblem representing a hero: Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Green Lantern, […]...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 7:45 PM
On a scorching July afternoon, Compton residents gathered to celebrate the inauguration of the city's first Latino councilman. A nine-piece mariachi band played and families cheered at the event many had been awaiting for decades.
But just a few weeks...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:30 AM
From the barbershops of El Monte to a mariachi outfitter's in Boyle Heights, many Southern Californians struggled Tuesday to make sense of the sudden disappearance of the wacky, warmhearted man they'd woken up with for the last decade.
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:39 AM
San Francisco officials are scrambling to send more water to the metropolitan area as the massive Rim fire near Yosemite rains ash down on a key reservoir.
On Monday, utility officials monitored the clarity of the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir and used a...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 11:27 AM
The L.A. County Sheriff's Department is seeking to fire a narcotics deputy charged with lying about finding drugs after detaining a couple, whom the county will pay $550,000 to settle a false-arrest lawsuit, officials said.
Francisco Enriquez has...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:13 AM
The California construction industry lost thousands of jobs last month, according to new government data, bucking a trend that saw the industry outpace growth in other sectors amid a resurgent housing market.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 9:52 PM
SACRAMENTO — A battle is raging over a California program that grants businesses tax breaks for creating jobs but prevents the public from knowing who got them and why.
At issue are enterprise zones, which were established to boost employment in...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 9:37 PM
When the bike patrols suddenly ended in downtown Los Angeles' arts district last month, junk began to pile up against the curb on Seaton Street.
Over on Mateo Street, a trail of aqua-blue chips from shattered car windows glittered along the gutter....
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Josefina Lopez admits to being a woman of large appetites — for creative work, haute cuisine, political activism and erotic adventure, among other things.
Where, then, could the L.A. playwright, novelist and screenwriter better hope to fulfill all...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:48 PM
"Can you give mommy a cue? Are you hungry?" 21-year-old Alexis Neiers cooed to her crying newborn in the middle of a faux-upscale Calabasas restaurant last week. "When she puts her hands in her mouth, she's hungry. Right now, she's just tired. Maybe a...
| May 25, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Three years ago, the hot story in L.A. was the Bling Ring, the fame-obsessed group that burglarized the homes of young Hollywood. The film version of their capers, Sofia Coppola’s "The Bling Ring," premiered to much ado at the Cannes Film Festival...