A massive water line break that sent a geyser shooting 30 feet into the air and flooded part of Sunset Boulevard and the UCLA campus was subsiding Tuesday evening as crews battled to clear water from Pauley Pavilion.
Los Angeles County's ambitious, multibillion-dollar drive to upgrade jails and detention centers is leaving behind a dilapidated, 100-year-old lockup for juveniles east of downtown.
Los Angeles transit officials proudly point to growing ridership on the county¿s light-rail and subway system, which last year saw a 5% increase in the number of passengers getting on trains.
The inmate in blue jail-issue scrubs turned toward Mecca and sang the midday call to prayer heard at Muslim places of worship around Southern California on the last Friday of Ramadan.
Thousands of elementary school teachers have been asked this summer to hold on to their lesson plans as 37 school districts throughout the state seek to show that they are providing students with required exercise.
It is near midnight. The Ramadan prayers have just been said, the congregants have paid respect to Allah and headed home. Only the gray-haired imam and his wife remain at the little house of faith they have devoted their lives to.
When state regulators tried to tally water use across California recently, they didn't exactly get a flood of cooperation.
Ukraine’s election authorities said Saturday that they are unable to operate polling places for Sunday’s presidential election in areas representing about 10% of the population and that separatist threats against anyone trying to cast ballots in the violence-plagued east could further deter turnout. Pro-Russia militants who hold key government buildings and broadcast facilities in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions also appeared to have tightened their grip on the dozen or so communities they control at gunpoint, according to government officials and international security monitors. Ukrainians go to the polls to choose from among 21 contenders for a head of state to...