| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:30 AM
The Ford Amphitheatre can be magical, especially for dance: The tiered performance area, stone steps and verdant foliage seem to heighten the art form's already ephemeral qualities. When L.A.'s Lula Washington Dance Theatre joins forces with New York-...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Actor French Stewart, it seems, has double booked. The Pasadena Playhouse announced Tuesday it will postpone his show "Stoneface: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Buster Keaton" to accommodate the actor's new TV gig.
Stewart is in the cast of the CBS...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Najee Ali is an old hand at activism. Jesse Jackson was his mentor; he's Al Sharpton's protege. So Ali thought he had everything in place for a peaceful protest of the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case this week.
But somewhere between the opening...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Local civil rights groups plan to hold a rally Saturday in downtown Los Angeles in memory of Trayvon Martin and to protest what they say is institutional racism in the nation's criminal justice system.
The gathering is scheduled for 11 a.m. at...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Trayvon Martin's hoodie, which has become a symbol for race relations in America, could be headed to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.
The director of the Institution's coming National Museum of African American History and Culture said...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:58 PM
The Smithsonian on Friday dismissed reports that it aimed to acquire the hoodie that Trayvon Martin was wearing when he was shot and killed by George Zimmerman, who was acquitted last month.
Reports swirled this week after the director of the planned...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The bold, broad daylight burglaries in and around Cheviot Hills started in May and have come in clusters since then. About a dozen homes were hit in one day alone, and roughly 50 in a month.
"They were breaking windows, coming through doors," said...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 9:45 PM
The Los Angeles Police Department was trying to get a handle on pockets of protesters blocking traffic in the wake of the Trayvon Martin verdict Sunday night.
Police patrol cars and motorcycle units were streaming into areas of Crenshaw Boulevard...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:23 PM
More than 100 demonstrators gathered at the steps of a federal building in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday afternoon in a joint call for social justice in the wake of the not-guilty verdict for George Zimmerman and a California state prisoner hunger...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:57 AM
FT. MEADE, Md.— Young, naive, gay and good-intentioned, wanting to save lives in a combat zone, feeling responsible for U.S soldiers and Iraqi citizens and hoping they all make it home safely — that is the true Pfc. Bradley Manning, his...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Can there be any question now that misbegotten “stand your ground” laws can provide a legal cover for murder?
Watching the distressing ABC News interview with one of the George Zimmerman jurors – the only non-white juror and the only...