| Jul 31, 2013
Historian Brenda E. Stevenson (pictured in her UCLA office, with an African sculpture) mostly writes about the long-gone — 18th and 19th century African Americans, and the lives of enslaved women. Then came the case that made history while L.A....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 10:39 AM
The second edition of Radar L.A. -- an international theater festival that takes place mostly in downtown Los Angeles -- will feature 18 stage productions from companies around the world as well as some prominent local groups.
The full line-up for the...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:50 AM
The new season at the Kirk Douglas Theatre will feature four main productions, including a world-premiere musical and Irish actor Barry McGovern in a piece dedicated to Samuel Beckett.
In addition, the 2013-14 season, announced Thursday by Center...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:21 PM
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to create a citizens' blue ribbon commission to propose reforms in the county's troubled child welfare agency.
The commission, with two members appointed by each of the five supervisors, will...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:54 AM
One of the deputy district attorneys who prosecuted "Night Stalker" Richard Ramirez described the serial killer's death Friday as an "abrupt end to a tragic period in the history of Los Angeles County."
"This person hurt many people and our thoughts...
| Apr 22, 2013
Noel Greenwood, a former senior editor at the Los Angeles Times who helped shape local and California coverage as the newspaper outgrew its modest local ambitions and transformed itself into one of national stature, died Sunday at his Santa Barbara home....
| Apr 25, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Leo Branton Jr., a civil rights and entertainment lawyer whose stirring defense of '60s radical Angela Davis brought him his most celebrated victory in a six-decade career often spent championing unpopular cases, died of natural causes Friday in Los...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 4:36 PM
More than 16 years after the fatal gang-related stabbing of a teenager outside his girlfriend’s Fullerton home, prosecutors say they will try one of the rival gang members long suspected of taking part in the attack. Joe Luis Garay Jr.,......
| Jun 19, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Los Angeles County prosecutors are reviewing whether to file a rape charge against L.A.Kings hockey star Drew Doughty following a complaint by a woman who said she was sexually assaulted earlier this year, a district attorney’s spokeswoman said...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 9:36 PM
L.A. County’s director of beaches and harbors was named the acting head of the beleaguered assessor's office....
| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:11 PM
At least three people have been killed since April in traffic accidents on the 14 Freeway where 17 people were injured Tuesday in a 19-vehicle pileup that closed all southbound lanes....