Residents and city leaders are pushing back against a plan under consideration to add toll lanes to a 14-mile stretch of the 405 Freeway in Orange County, a $1.47-billion proposal that would involve reconstructing overpasses and other improvements.
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.
Ed Reed has been a huge disappointment in Houston nine games into the three-year, $15-million deal he signed with the Texans during the off-season. And now it looks as if he won't even have the rest of the season, let alone the remainder of his contract, to redeem himself. The nine-time Pro Bowl safety will be released by the Texans on Tuesday, two days after saying the team was "outplayed and outcoached" in a loss to the Arizona Cardinals, according to multiple media sources. The Houston Chronicle first reported the move. Reed missed the preseason and first two games of the regular season following arthroscopic surgery on his hip. In the seven games since then he...