| Sep 14, 2013
| 10:00 AM
It's a short ride from L.A.'s skid row to Hollywood, but throw in a detour and a few bumps and the journey can take six months, as it did for my friend Nathaniel Ayers.
The Juilliard-trained musician had been ensconced in the same downtown apartment for...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 7:42 PM
The Watts Bears might be the only football team in the Pop Warner league run by men with guns and badges.
The squad of 7-, 8- and 9-year-olds is drawn from housing projects in Watts and coached by officers from the Los Angeles Police Department.
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:31 PM
A former professional boxer was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of murder in the 1987 slaying of his manager, Los Angeles police said.
An LAPD-FBI fugitive task force took Exum Speight, 50, into custody at his San Fernando home Wednesday morning, a...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:12 PM
There's an ancient adage that in war, truth is the first casualty. The war being waged over the federal budget, mostly by Republicans fighting with themselves, is a perfect example.
The biggest untruth may be that by pressing their demands the...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:20 AM
I don’t get the feeling that Trayvon Martin’s big brother, Jahvaris Fulton, was called to the witness stand Friday morning in Sanford, Fla., because the prosecution wanted the jury to hear his opinion about whose voice was screaming for help...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:38 AM
U.S. Department of Justice officials have demanded that Los Angeles County, Lancaster and Palmdale pay a total of $12.5 million to residents who the federal government found were victims of harassment and intimidation in the Antelope Valley.
| Jul 2, 2013
| 7:12 AM
Los Angeles County, Lancaster and Palmdale should pay $12.5 million to residents who the federal government says were victims of harassment and intimidation in the Antelope Valley, the U.S. Justice Department said.
The demand coincides with last week'...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Can you figure out how much a $300 sofa would cost during a half-price sale? If five people share the winning numbers for a lottery with a $2-million prize, can you calculate how much money will wind up in each winner’s pocket? If questions like...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:45 AM
We are so far into our modern infatuation with the zombie apocalypse that it was only a matter of time before a chronicle of the next step emerged.
"In the Flesh," which premieres Thursday on BBC America, opens in a rehabilitation center where those...
| May 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Frank Gehry has pulled out of a major architecture exhibition set to open June 2 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, a move that could force the show to find a new venue or face the prospect of being canceled altogether.
The exhibition, "A New...
| Apr 28, 2013
Studying the top five mayoral contenders before the March primary, The Times selected Eric Garcetti as the candidate most likely to rise to the occasion and lead Los Angeles into a successful future.
Now the runoff between Garcetti and Wendy Greuel is...