Rooftop swimming pools, a $3-million ?grand staircase? and multiple children?s play areas are features of an ambitious remodel of West Hollywood Park approved last week by city officials.
Every morning Melissa Richardson Banks walks the Arts District hunting for new scenes. One Saturday it's the word "Life" stenciled on a sidewalk in black spray paint. A few weeks later it's a yellow construction crane blocking the skyline.
More than 300 Los Angeles Police Department officers and family members packed a City Council meeting Tuesday to demand across-the-board pay increases, warning the department will lose officers if one isn't provided.
San Francisco police say two women who were attacked by five men after attending gay pride festivities were victims of a hate crime. The women were reportedly wearing rainbow-themed clothing and carrying items indicating they had just attended pride festivities Saturday, said San Francisco police spokesman Albie Esparza. The group of men approached them about 5:25 p.m. near Mission and 9th streets in the south-of-Market neighborhood, he said. "These two women were just minding their own business, walking home, when they were singled out by these suspects and attacked," he said. The men yelled gay slurs at the women and then began kicking and punching them, he said. A good...