| Oct 22, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Nothing feels worse, Micheal Williams said, than having gun-toting officers with battering rams bust down your door at 6 in the morning to arrest you in your underwear in front of your 7-year-old son.
Standing behind glass in court with your arms and...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 4:29 PM
Say hello to Gene Simmons' new baby. It's a healthy and screaming baby oy. That's right, as in "Oy, what will they dream up next?"
The rock legend's new pride and joy is an arena football team called LA KISS, which starts its inaugural season in March....
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:35 PM
A 13-year-old boy was taken into custody after he allegedly took his sister's car, struck a U.S. Postal Service truck and injured its driver, Los Angeles police said Monday night.
The Postal Service truck driver was taken to a local hospital. His...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 3:50 PM
It was about 3:45 p.m. when Ron Ross told his wife to call 911.
Outside their Angelino Heights home off Douglas Street and Calumet Avenue on Monday, a chaotic scene was unfolding.
A geyser of water was shooting into the air, flooding the sidewalk. A...
| Dec 12, 2013
Re "Operation Santa strikes a chord," Letters, Dec. 11
I too was touched by Diana Wagman's piece about Operation Santa and looked online to get the details about volunteering.
There is one post office in Los Angeles that participates in the program....
| Sep 17, 2013
Gregory Watson's college essay received a C — and changed America.
The next time someone goes on about how one citizen can't make a difference in this country or how the political system cannot be changed, tell them the story of Watson and the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:31 PM
It's called snail mail because it's slow compared with its electronic competitors – and electrons, unlike humans, work for free.
The U.S. Postal Service is in “the midst of a financial disaster” and may need an emergency increase in...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 10:53 AM
WASHINGTON — Facing a “precarious financial condition” as fewer customers use its services, the United States Postal Service proposed another round of rate increases Wednesday to go into effect in January — its largest price hike...
| Nov 3, 2013
Mark Boster, photographer, deserves much praise for the lead photo on the Travel section cover with the story "Talk About Color" [Oct. 27], in which flamingos are reflected in the water where orange koi are also swimming. The orange, green, and black...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:49 PM
It's pretty much expected that everyone knows everything about you in today's privacy-free world. But it's still freaky to see how easily a business can crawl into your life.
Elaine Miller, 61, recently was expecting a package from UPS. She called the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Advertising agency Team One will move its headquarters from El Segundo to a former U.S. Postal Service distribution center near Playa Vista that is already home to major tech and media companies including Sony and Microsoft.
Team One will rent 64,000...