For years, O.C. motorists fished in their pockets for spare change. But now the pay-to-drive highways are going cashless.
As UCLA tallied the damage from rampant flooding triggered by the rupture of a 90-year-old city water line, Los Angeles city leaders on Wednesday were once again confronted with the consequences of deferred maintenance on the city's aging infrastructure.
When the average Mexican family visits California, they probably hop in a car for a jaunt across the border. But California tourism officials who traveled here with Gov. Jerry Brown this week have their sights set on a more high-flying clientele.
A real estate developer accused of defrauding Los Angeles while receiving nearly $30 million in city affordable housing funds has reached an agreement to repay a fraction of the money.
On what is traditionally the slowest moviegoing weekend of the year, only one film has a shot at crossing the lowly $10-million mark at the box office. "The Possession," the horror picture that was No. 1 at the multiplex over the "EVFES000025">Labor Day holiday, will likely claim the top spot again this weekend. The movie, which has so far collected a healthy $23 million since its debut, is expected to gross an additional sum of around $10 million this round, according to those who have seen pre-release audience surveys. The two new poorly reviewed films opening in theaters, meanwhile, will barely make a dent in ticket sales. "The Words,"a romance...