| Jan 3, 2013
| 7:52 PM
The top budget official at Los Angeles City Hall warned Thursday that the city could lose up to $115 million in federal grants if Congress fails to stave off automatic across-the-board budget cuts scheduled for March 1. In a report......
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Some of the most extensive damage and loss of life from recent earthquakes in California have occurred in apartment houses where dwellings sit on top of a ground-level parking garage or a storefront. The shaking undermines the bottom floor, causing the...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) says the state Senate should clear the way for legislation that would overhaul a law that makes it a crime to obtain sex by impersonating another only if the victim is a married......
| Jan 16, 2013
| 5:53 PM
The L.A. Police Protective League threw its backing behind City Controller Wendy Greuel in the March 5 election, giving her a critical City Hall ally in her campaign to replace Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa....
| Jan 15, 2013
| 6:02 PM
One month after National Rifle Assn. Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre blamed violent entertainment in the wake of the Dec. ......
| Jan 28, 2013
| 8:53 PM
Newport Beach police detectives are continuing to investigate the shooting death of a local physician Monday afternoon near Hoag Hospital....
| Mar 8, 2013
| 7:05 PM
Nearly every week, 70-year-old Barb Johnson hears word of a nearby robbery or car break-in in Vermont Knolls, her neighborhood of modest bungalows just west of the Harbor Freeway in South Los Angeles.
So it was alarming, she says, to learn this week...
| Feb 13, 2013
The city of Los Angeles is facing a deep budget deficit for the seventh consecutive year, and City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana says there is no end in sight. The cost of city services, particularly labor costs, is expected to grow faster than...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Officials in Philadelphia announced sweeping changes to the city’s demolition standards Friday as the first lawsuit was filed in the four-story building collapse that left six people dead.
In a televised news conference, Mayor Michael Nutter...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:02 PM
While activists praised Friday’s announcement that the San Onofre nuclear power plant would be retired, those who live near the coastal facility expressed mixed emotions about the fate of what has become a familiar landmark and a nagging source of...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Federal safety regulators have opened a probe, looking at whether airbags are deploying without warning in about 320,000 Honda Odyssey vans from the 2003 and 2004 model years.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it has received six...