| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:29 PM
Ending a three-month standoff, University of California researchers announced Friday they will give Los Angeles officials the addresses of about 1,500 old concrete buildings that are potentially at risk of collapse during a major earthquake.
The move is...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:31 PM
From the very beginning, Colorado Boulevard was all about the car.
Pasadena residents so loved their Ford Model Ts that in 1915 the city was said to have the highest rate of automobile ownership in the world. Colorado was a leg in the famed Route 66 and...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 8:48 PM
NEW ORLEANS — The Rev. Charles Duplessis navigated the new landscape of the Lower 9th Ward, crossing from newly paved streets to those still muddy and rutted as riverbeds.
He drove past a gleaming duplex designed by Frank Gehry and the skeletons...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 5:47 PM
For years, residents across Los Angeles County have complained about noise from low-flying helicopters, some of them carrying sightseers, paparazzi and even real estate agents. But new legislation, tucked into the massive federal spending bill approved by...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
After learning that elected officials in the state of California collected more than $200,000 in gifts during 2012 -- which doesn't include the $6.7 million in donations solicited by officials on behalf of their favorite charities and causes -- the group...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 1:47 PM
Overall crime in Los Angeles dropped for the 11th straight year in 2013, with many categories seeing the lowest per capita rates in decades, city officials said.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Police Chief Charlie Beck announced Monday that final...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Ron Nichols announced his resignation Thursday as general manager of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, which is struggling through a pair of public-relations debacles.
Despite repeated demands from elected officials, Nichols has been unable...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Local politicians, community activists and others packed a special L.A. Board of Education meeting Tuesday evening to debate how to replace Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, who died in December.
The board's choices, according to district staff, are to...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Los Angeles is a city facing economic decline, weighed down by poverty, strangled by traffic and suffering from a crisis of leadership, according to a report released Wednesday by a 13-member panel of influential civic leaders.
The Los Angeles 2020...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:02 AM
New state geological maps released Wednesday show several major developments planned in Hollywood are much closer to an active earthquake fault than Los Angeles city officials have said.
The draft maps chart the course of the Hollywood Fault, which runs...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 7:45 PM
TUCSON — A federal judge has given opponents of Arizona's sweeping anti-illegal-immigration law access to emails, letters and memos between supporters of SB 1070 and legislators to see whether there are racial overtones in the messages.