The man charged in August's fatal hit-and-run on the Venice boardwalk had a blood-alcohol level of 0.16% -- twice the legal limit -- when police tested his breath five hours after the incident, according to testimony at a preliminary hearing Wednesday.
Nathan Louis Campbell is accused of killing one woman and injuring 17 other people with his car on the Venice Boardwalk.
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.
California needs to completely make over the way it pays and cares for its state parks, according to a state commission reviewing a park system it says is in severe crises.
It may be too much to hope for, but now that Sunset Boulevard in Westwood is a giant sinkhole and UCLA is underwater, could the fragile, aging infrastructure of Los Angeles finally get the upgrade it needs? Sunset Boulevard, after all, is no ordinary street. You could argue that it is the street. Yes, we have other, famous thoroughfares -- Pacific Coast Highway, Hollywood Boulevard, Laurel Canyon, Mulholland Drive, to name a few -- but no street embodies the meaning of Los Angeles quite like Sunset, which begins in the heart of downtown and stretches 22 miles to the sea. Beyond its geography, Sunset has a pull on our collective imagination that no other street in L.A. can match. In...