| Jan 4, 2014
| 9:59 PM
Citing an antagonistic political climate and increasing regulation of the city's motels, a nonprofit serving Orange County's homeless has moved out of Costa Mesa, according to the organization's president.
"We literally couldn't even work there anymore,...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 12:19 PM
Scenic Newport Beach, long popular with tourists, hosted a special group of visitors over the past week: BCS title game teams and their fans.
The coastal city has served as the home base for the two celebrated football teams participating in Monday's...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Airline delays and cancellations have dropped significantly in the last few years. At least that's what federal statistics show. But the numbers may not be telling us the whole story.
That is one of the conclusions in a new report by the office of...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:21 PM
Promoting its campaign to bring higher wages to Los Angeles workers, the county labor federation released a study Tuesday that says 810,864 Angelenos live with "poverty" wages of less than $15 an hour.
Maria Elena Durazo, chief of the Los Angeles County...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Over cappuccino at a crowded conference on real estate in one of the world's last frontier markets, one investor turned to another and said breezily, "I'm here to get rich."
They had paid more than $2,000 each to attend panels with titles like...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 12:53 PM
It's been freezing almost everywhere this week, but it got so cold in Kentucky that an escaped inmate asked to be taken back to prison.
The strange tale began Monday morning, when Maurice King, the 61-year-old manager of the Sunset Motel in Lexington,...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 4:56 PM
On a honeymoon trip to Southern California in 1974, Yang-ho Cho and his new bride drove into downtown Los Angeles only to get lost among the dark, empty industrial buildings and shuttered shops.
Cho remembers he could find no one on the streets to ask...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 7:52 AM
Costa Mesa hotels will have to pay a fine if they attract an "excessive" amount of police attention under a new law aimed at properties run by what one City Council member referred to as "slumlords."
Under the ordinance approved Tuesday, motels and...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:12 PM
JERUSALEM -- Palestinian protesters disrupted a citizens peace conference in Ramallah on Thursday, throwing stones at the meeting site until Palestinian Authority police were forced to intervene and usher the activists to safety.
More than 20 Israelis...
| Jan 12, 2014
Here are the essentials on June Mountain: About 80% of the runs are for beginners or intermediate skiers. The main lodge, June Meadows Chalet, is halfway up the hill, accessible from the parking lot from Chair J1 after you buy your lift tickets. It's a...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 1:35 PM
The tables have been set at L.A. Chapter, the restaurant at the grand new Ace Hotel downtown that's fashioned after neighborhood breakfast-lunch-and-dinner spot Five Leaves in Brooklyn. L.A. Chapter is set to open next Friday.
Five Leaves chef Ken...