In June, a decades-long open secret hit the media like a typhoon: Climate change is the fundamental economic challenge of our time.
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.
After becoming the first team to reach the Stanley Cup Final by winning three series in Game 7, all on the road, the Kings' five-game series victory over the New York Rangers to win the Stanley Cup almost seemed abrupt — except that all three games at the Staples Center went into overtime, including Game 5, a double-overtime affair that was the longest in Kings history. Alec Martinez, who scored in overtime to eliminate the defending champion Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference finals, scored the series-deciding goal in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final as the Kings tied the NHL record for most postseason games, 26. The journey to the Cup began with a comeback from a...