Four teenagers were charged Tuesday with murder in the fatal beating of a USC graduate student, who law enforcement sources said may have tried to escape his attackers only to be assaulted again.
As UCLA tallied the damage from rampant flooding triggered by the rupture of a 90-year-old city water line, Los Angeles city leaders on Wednesday were once again confronted with the consequences of deferred maintenance on the city's aging infrastructure.
When the average Mexican family visits California, they probably hop in a car for a jaunt across the border. But California tourism officials who traveled here with Gov. Jerry Brown this week have their sights set on a more high-flying clientele.
A real estate developer accused of defrauding Los Angeles while receiving nearly $30 million in city affordable housing funds has reached an agreement to repay a fraction of the money.
California needs to completely make over the way it pays and cares for its state parks, according to a state commission reviewing a park system it says is in severe crises.
Every morning Melissa Richardson Banks walks the Arts District hunting for new scenes. One Saturday it's the word "Life" stenciled on a sidewalk in black spray paint. A few weeks later it's a yellow construction crane blocking the skyline.
Boston slugger David Ortiz thinks some of the folks in Tampa Bay are too sensitive. Take a look at the video above and see if you agree. That three-run home run by Ortiz came off of Rays pitcher Chris Archer in the third inning on Sunday. Big Papi punctuated what ended up being the game-winning blast with a mighty flip of the bat and a slow trot around the bases. Some of the Rays took offense to Ortiz's actions. “He played it up pretty good,” Rays Manager Joe Maddon said of Ortiz. “He's an iconic figure in that city, and I've always thought of him a very classy person. The man has meant so much for the game and also back in his country. There's...