California's ongoing backlog of Medi-Cal applications under Obamacare has been reduced by about a third since May, said officials at the state's Department of Health Care Services.
Before 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez was allegedly beaten to death by his mother and her boyfriend, they doused him with pepper spray, forced him to eat his own vomit and locked him in a cabinet with a sock stuffed in his mouth to muffle his screams, according to court records made public...
They were neighbors in a housing complex for junior enlisted Marines at the desert base at Twentynine Palms.
For all the tough talk about cracking down on water wasters, Los Angeles and other California cities are choosing gentle coaxing over costly fines.
It started like so many police car chases in Los Angeles do.
The mariachi of Boyle Heights mostly live by a golden rule: No event is a bad event.
When Ryan James Yezak's workplace hosted a blood drive a few years back, he told his boss he would be happy to donate.
When Jerry Buss bought the Lakers in 1979, he wanted to build a championship team. He also wanted to put on a show. The new owner gave courtside seats to movie stars. He hired pretty women to dance during timeouts. He spent freely on big stars and encouraged a fast-paced, exuberant style of play. As the Lakers sprinted to one NBA title after another, Buss cut an audacious figure in the stands, an aging playboy in bluejeans, often with a younger woman by his side. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Jerry Buss obituary: In the Feb. 19 Section A, the obituary of Lakers owner Jerry Buss said that the team made headlines last summer when it paid tens of millions to acquire free agents...