California high school seniors had a slightly easier time this year in winning a freshman seat somewhere in the University of California system, according to a report released Friday.
As closing arguments ended Wednesday, jurors were left with conflicting accounts of two women accused of fatally beating a 23-year-old newlywed outside a nightclub in Santa Ana's historic district.
A plan to create a temporary shelter for immigrant detainees from Central America in Bell has taken a step forward.
Kobe Bryant's new company is setting up shop in the famed basketball player's hometown.
The driver of the minivan that hit bicyclist Damian Kevitt in Griffith Park last year never slowed down, even as Kevitt's leg was crushed and he was dragged 600 feet down a highway onramp.
If you thought Rex Reed's reviews of Melissa McCarthy were harsh, his recent assessment of James Franco's debut as a theater director is even more withering. The cranky New York Observer critic was one of several reviewers who panned Franco's staging of the new off-Broadway play "The Long Shrift" with the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in New York. The play by Robert Boswell, running through Aug. 23, is notable for being one of two theater projects that the career-multitasking Franco has worked on in recent weeks. As many of the reviews noted, the star has juggled directing responsibilities on the play with his current role on Broadway in "Of...