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  • Mayor Eric Garcetti seeks rating system for buildings' seismic safety

    Mayor Eric Garcetti seeks rating system for buildings' seismic safety
    Mayor Eric Garcetti wants buildings across Los Angeles to be graded for their seismic safety as part of an ambitious plan to help residents understand the earthquake risks of their office buildings and apartments. Garcetti announced what would be the...
  • Stabbings at Pennsylvania school add a new wrinkle to gun debate

    Stabbings at Pennsylvania school add a new wrinkle to gun debate
    The novelty of Wednesday’s knife attack on students at a suburban Pittsburgh high school provides a new debating point in America’s endless argument about guns.  Proponents of an unrestricted right to own and carry all types of firearms will...
  • Review: Amid 'Rio 2's' cacophony, the musical numbers shine

    Review: Amid 'Rio 2's' cacophony, the musical numbers shine
    Wonderfully animated and well-voiced, "Rio 2" is nevertheless too much. Too much plot, too many issues, too many characters. But not too much music. Yes, the musical numbers reach saturation levels, but the Latin-influenced jamming and singing are...
  • L.A. 2020 Commission's silence on Hollywood jobs 'surprising'

    L.A. 2020 Commission's silence on Hollywood jobs 'surprising'
    A new report on spurring job growth in Los Angeles covers the bases, but leaves Hollywood out of the picture. The Los Angeles 2020 Commission report, titled "A Time for Action," was commissioned last year by City Council President Herb Wesson and offers...
  • Holder squares off with GOP lawmaker over contempt controversy

    Holder squares off with GOP lawmaker over contempt controversy
    WASHINGTON -- For over two hours, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. and the House Judiciary Committee were getting along unusually well. Even Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista), Holder’s arch-nemesis in Congress, pursued a relatively tame line of...
  • Alleged LAPD station shooter had 2nd gun, ammo in car, police say

    Alleged LAPD station shooter had 2nd gun, ammo in car, police say
    A gunman who allegedly walked into a Mid-City Los Angeles police station Monday night and opened fire with a handgun, injuring one officer, had a rifle and ammunition stored in his car, officials said. The unidentified suspect walked into the LAPD ...
  • LAPD shooting: Chief says wounded officer was 'very, very lucky'

    LAPD shooting: Chief says wounded officer was 'very, very lucky'
    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Monday night that an officer wounded by a gunman was "very, very lucky" after he was shot at seven times. The officer, whose name was not being released, was wearing a ballistic vest that stopped some of the...
  • LAPD shooting: Community meeting at station when gunfire erupted

    LAPD shooting: Community meeting at station when gunfire erupted
    A community meeting with several dozen people was underway in a room near the lobby where a man opened fire at a Police Department station and wounded an officer, authorities said Monday night. The suspect, who was armed with a handgun, fired multiple...
  • Shooting at LAPD station in Mid-City deemed an isolated incident

    Shooting at LAPD station in Mid-City deemed an isolated incident
    The shooting in a Mid-City Los Angeles police station lobby Monday that left one officer injured and a gunman in critical condition was an isolated incident, a department spokesman said Tuesday. The shooting was reported about 8:30 p.m. at the LAPD...
  • Gunman opens fire in LAPD station, wounding one officer

    Gunman opens fire in LAPD station, wounding one officer
    A gunman walked into a Los Angeles Police Department station lobby Monday night and opened fire, wounding one officer in an exchange of gunfire. The male suspect, who was not identified, was wounded when two officers returned fire inside the West Bureau...
  • Don't rush to judge Supreme Court on gay rights or religious rights

    Don't rush to judge Supreme Court on gay rights or religious rights
    Whether a business can refuse to do business with same-sex couples may be a hot political topic, but it’s apparently not ready for prime time at the U.S. Supreme Court. On Monday, the court declined to review a decision by the New Mexico Supreme...