| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:06 PM
When downtown voters agreed last winter to bring back the Los Angeles streetcar, the campaign pitch sounded simple: a $125-million trolley through the heart of the central city, with funding split between federal grants and a new property tax.
| Oct 5, 2013
| 7:17 PM
With her Dodgers dogged by injuries, Emma Amaya made a stop before work at the Our Lady Queen of Angels church in downtown Los Angeles, where she lit a prayer candle for her boys in blue.
The next day, as the team prepared for game one of their series...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 7:31 PM
LYONS, Colo. — Six weeks after floods ravaged Colorado, this small town at the foot of the snow-covered Rockies was still without utilities, with 20% of homes damaged, most businesses shuttered and all roads in closed to the general public.
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Bicyclists remind drivers all the time that they have as much right to be on the road as car drivers. OK, so should they be licensed like drivers are? We hear that from our commenters on the Roadshare page. I hear it from friends who, driving, get...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 7:11 PM
WASHINGTON — As America's road planners struggle to find the cash to mend a crumbling highway system, many are beginning to see a solution in a little black box that fits neatly by the dashboard of your car.
The devices, which track every mile a...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:40 PM
Harvard-Westlake School has plowed relentlessly forward to become one of the top college preparatory schools in the country.
But the Studio City academy appears to face formidable opposition in its latest bid to expand and improve its high school campus...
| Oct 29, 2013
Re "A black box in your car? It's possible," Oct. 27
The federal gas tax, set at 18.4 cents per gallon 20 years ago, has not been increased for inflation and therefore does not provide enough revenue to pay for road construction and maintenance. The...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:21 AM
After the coffee. Before finally starting Dave Eggers' new book.
The Skinny: Tough night for St. Louis as the Cardinals and Rams lost. Don't count the Cards out. If anyone can win two on the road, it's them. Tuesday's Morning Fix includes a look at...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 8:26 AM
A Glendale man killed himself Monday morning when he shot himself in the chest while sitting inside his car in the La Verne Police Department parking lot, officials said.
Los Angeles County coroner’s officials identified him as 59-year-old Roger...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:31 PM
The push to bring technology into cars is a slow crawl for many automakers, particularly because of one wrenching issue that has come up in nearly every discussion at the L.A. Auto Show: distracted driving.
“It’s very important to get that...
| Nov 23, 2013
On some issues, there are very few or no "pro" letters to balance out the "con" ones. Take, for example, the Los Angeles Unified School District's iPad program. Since it was unveiled this year, I could perhaps count on my fingers the number of letters we'...