| Sep 5, 2013
The California Science Center gave final approval Wednesday to a deal that grants USC control over the publicly owned Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and nearly all of its revenue for the next century.
With no debate, the lease agreement passed on a voice...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 5:51 PM
In the wake of recent events, it would be easy to dismiss Lamar Odom.
Nice pro basketball career. Got 14 years out of it, 12 of those in Los Angeles with either the Clippers or Lakers. Made millions, screwed up in the end, so it is over. See ya.
| Jul 28, 2013
| 10:36 AM
The Burbank Police Department’s mental health evaluation team is one of six local law enforcement agencies to be honored for its efforts by the state attorney general.
When established roughly a year ago, the Burbank evaluation team was tasked...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Journalist Michael Hastings, who was killed in a fiery single-vehicle crash in Los Angeles in June, may have suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder as the result of his work as a war journalist, according to a coroner's report released Tuesday....
| Jul 27, 2013
| 9:12 AM
The parents of Amanda Bynes outlined a troubling portrait of the star in court papers as they seek a legal conservatorship to manage her affairs.
Among other things, they said, Bynes suffers from severe "body image" issues.
Her parents told a...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:14 AM
It took a sit-down with Oprah Winfrey for Lindsay Lohan to open up about the drug and alcohol abuse that landed her in jail in 2010, acknowledging her cocaine use went “hand-in-hand with drinking.”
During the one-hour conversation that aired...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:39 PM
New Jersey on Monday became the second state after California to ban so-called conversion therapy aimed at changing the sexual orientation of gay minors after Gov. Chris Christie signed into law a bill to prohibit the controversial practice.
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Her husband had been emotionally unraveling for months; paranoid, delusional, his mind hijacked by stubborn mental illness and dangerous drugs.
So when Erik Lamberg left his family in Hermosa Beach and set out for Oregon — to get sober, he said...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Glendale school officials have hired a company to monitor and analyze students' public social media posts, saying it will help them step in when students are in danger of harming themselves or others.
After collecting information from students' posts on...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:55 PM
New research from Canada has found that roughly 1 in 5 adolescents has probably suffered a traumatic brain injury--a figure that suggests severe concussion among children and adolescents may be far more common than has been estimated. The new study...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Need help with your food or alcohol issues? Here are a few ideas about getting help:
Alcoholics Anonymous, Central Office in Los Angeles: (323) 936-4343, http://www.lacoaa.org
Overeaters Anonymous Meeting Hotline in Los Angeles: (323) 653-7499, http:/...