With temperatures soaring above 100 degrees and wildfires breaking out across the Southland, Monterey Park police and fire officials have seized an estimated 25 tons of fireworks from a warehouse in an industrial area of the city, authorities announced Thursday.
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.
More than 300 Los Angeles Police Department officers and family members packed a City Council meeting Tuesday to demand across-the-board pay increases, warning the department will lose officers if one isn't provided.
Nick Fagnano was ready ? excited even ? to start school again.
A 90-year-old water main burst under Sunset Boulevard on Tuesday, producing a raging geyser that sent 8 million to 10 million gallons of water onto the UCLA campus, flooding several buildings, including the famed Pauley Pavilion.
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.
With ample time on their hands because of the strike, some of the elite players in the NBA are taking part in an exhibition game next month to raise money for President Obama's reelection campaign. The game is set for 4 p.m. on Dec. 12 in Washington, D.C. No word yet on the exact location. A total of 34 active and retired basketball players -- including women's stars Cheryl Miller and Tina Thompson – are signed up to compete in the "Obama Classic." Filmmaker and diehard Knicks fan Spike Lee will serve as guest coach. The Obama campaign is hoping the event brings in big bucks. An invitation went out to supporters on Wednesday offering an "MVP"...