Two decades after California voters took a hard line on illegal immigration, affirmative action and bilingual education, an ascendant class of Latino lawmakers is seeking to rewrite the books and discard the polarizing laws.
The atmosphere in a South Los Angeles church was at times tense Tuesday night as residents and activists peppered Los Angeles police officials with questions about two officers' fatal shooting of a mentally ill man.
Michael Davis experienced firsthand the negative effects of campus discipline when he received a police citation for tardiness in middle school and later was removed from class for failing to wear the school uniform at Manual Arts High in South Los Angeles.
A wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park is threatening 500 homes, has triggered 13,000 evacuation orders and prompted the Madera County sheriff to declare a local emergency.
For days, authorities say, two South Pasadena High School students plotted a massacre for when classes resumed after summer.
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.
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 24 - 30, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Doctor Who In "The Day of the Doctor" the Doctors share an adventure across time and space in a global telecast. 11:50 am and 7 p.m. BBC America Criminal Minds When two murder victims are found within hours of each other, one in Los Angeles and one in San Diego, Rossi (Joe Mantegna) and the team suspect a pair of killers working together. Kim Wayans and Mackenzie Phillips guest star with series regulars Thomas Gibson, Shemar Moore and Jeanne...