1 day ago | Drugs
There was a day not too long ago when how and where you obtained your sack of weed was nobody's business. But the hush-hush pursuit of marijuana happiness has turned into a legitimate topic of conversation with a new generation of pot-smokin...
1 day ago | Race & Ethnicity
Hollywood, the industry, exists as a white bubble in a very brown town. Los Angeles is nearly three-quarters minority. But minorities, particularly L.A.'s largest ethnic group, Latinos, barely register in front of and behind the camera in film and...
2 days ago | Crime
One person was dead and as many as three others were wounded in shootings in the Westside community of Palms this afternoon, according to police, fire officials and reports. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to separate shooting reports mi...
2 days ago | Sex Crimes
A 15-year-old girl reported missing last month was tied up, raped and kept in a Westside home against her will for three weeks, Los Angeles prosecutors alleged today. Suspect Samuel Robert Duran, Jr. of Culver City was charged today with a do...
2 days ago | City Hall
Closing downtown Los Angeles streets for the Jay Z-curated Made in America festival in August caused no end of City Hall criticism, especially from the area's councilman, Jose Huizar. This time Huizar's on-board: Steve Aoki, the SoCal-bred superst...
2 days ago | Transportation
People are excited that ride-share companies like UberX, Lyft and Sidecar will soon be able to pick you up at LAX. It's not that they can't or don't today, but it's technically illegal. Drop offs are cool. (Uber Black and other so-called black-car...