Six Los Angeles-area hookah lounges were recently cited for a variety of violations during a series of compliance checks, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
First, the out-of-state license plates came to the upper reaches of the Yurok Indian Reservation, followed by dump trucks of fertilizer and heavy equipment that punched roads into tribal land.
A new political action committee has formed to influence the outcome of Los Angeles school board races, filling a gap created when a group of civic leaders, which includes former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, decided to sit out next month's key upcoming election.
The modernization of Los Angeles International Airport continued Monday with the approval of a new $900-million terminal that will add gates for wide-bodied aircraft and help eliminate a major inconvenience for travelers.
Pasadena City College's stature as one of the state's best two-year schools wasn't lost on members of a visiting team of advisors this year. "You've got a great reputation," one member told campus employees.
Lars and Katherine Mitchell, and their dogs Ralph and Alice, are out for a morning walk beside this lake in the highlands 45 miles east of downtown San Diego.
A judge Wednesday ordered two men accused of kidnapping a 10-year-old Northridge girl from her home this year to stand trial, authorities said. One of the men, Tobias Dustin Summers, faces about three dozen counts, including sexual assault. Investigators said Summers, 32, broke into the girl's house in what may have started out as a burglary the night of March 27, then used a knife to abduct her. She was found about 12 hours later, battered and barefoot, in a parking lot several miles away. Prosecutors allege that during that time, Summers committed numerous sexual acts on the child and took nude photos of her. The second man, 30-year-old Daniel Martinez, is accused of waiting...