Breaking up California into six different states? That's the long-shot idea of a Silicon Valley executive, who on Tuesday announced plans to submit signatures to qualify an initiative for the 2016 ballot.
Los Angeles County's ambitious, multibillion-dollar drive to upgrade jails and detention centers is leaving behind a dilapidated, 100-year-old lockup for juveniles east of downtown.
Los Angeles transit officials proudly point to growing ridership on the county¿s light-rail and subway system, which last year saw a 5% increase in the number of passengers getting on trains.
Joel and Ethan Coen's next film, "Hail, Caesar!," has been acquired by Universal Pictures and will star Josh Brolin alongside George Clooney, the studio announced Monday. The Oscar-winning siblings will direct from their own original screenplay about a fixer in 1950s Hollywood who works for the studios to keep their stars out of trouble. Clooney has been attached to the project for several years, and "Caesar" will mark his fourth film with the Coens, after "O Brother, Where Art Thou?," "Intolerable Cruelty" and "Burn After Reading." Brolin worked on the duo's "No Country for Old Men" and "True Grit." The...