Samantha Schaefer is a former producer and contributor to L.A. Now, the Los Angeles Times’ breaking news blog. Originally from the Bay Area, she is a UCLA graduate and has reported for the Orange County Register and KPCC.
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The wild police pursuit Monday was definitely one for the record books.
In downtown L.A., Winston Street has a history.
A UC Berkeley law school graduate student accused of beheading an exotic bird during a drunken Las Vegas trip was ordered to serve up to four years’ probation.
Outside the police station in South Los Angeles, a group of girls assembled, colorful boxes in tow.
A man accused of deliberately running over his estranged wife’s Chihuahua pleaded no contest Friday to an animal cruelty charge.
A Bay Area city will pay 28 homeless people $3,000 each to leave a former landfill that is planned to be incorporated into a state park, according to a settlement released this week.
Federal transportation officials on Friday released a preliminary report confirming the timeline of a fiery crash in Northern California between a college-bound bus and a FedEx freight truck that killed 10, including five high school students.
Several people were injured in Long Beach on Friday after a car collided with a train on the Blue Line, officials said.