Actor Harrison Ford, other Santa Monica Airport tenants and national aviation groups filed a federal complaint Wednesday, challenging the long-held position of the city that the embattled airport can be shut down in July 2015.
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a $5-million settlement with the family of an unarmed National Guard veteran killed on live television in a barrage of gunfire at the end of a wild pursuit last year in downtown L.A.
The California Highway Patrol officer who was videotaped punching a woman on the 10 Freeway has been stripped of his duties and could face "potentially serious charges," the agency announced Wednesday.
Los Angeles Unified spent about $112 million on an online student tracking program a decade ago but dumped it two years ago in favor of another one that promised a streamlined way to manage enrollment, attendance and grades for the nation's second-largest school district.
With California zeroing in on a thousand days of drought, people here shifted their gaze this week with a sense of dreadful certainty, from the cracked soil and parched tinderbox at their feet toward a plume of smoke rising from the woods somewhere off Quail Drive.
It's Pride Week, and Los Angeles is gearing up to celebrate. Tres by Jose Andres is holding “LGBTea,” a special afternoon tea service daily from 3 to 5 p.m. In addition to its normal afternoon tea, Tres will offer a selection of specialty Pride-themed cocktails and bonbons for $32 per person. Also, the SLS Hotel has put together a specialty Pride package available year round. The package includes a $50 spa credit at Spa Ciel, VIP access at the Abbey Food and Bar, and complimentary parking at the hotel. Finally, Comme Ca is extending its Hourglass happy hour menu in honor of Pride Week on Saturday. The menu includes $9 small bites, $5 beers and wines by the glass and $6...