4 hours ago | City Hall
One Los Angeles Department of Transportation supervisor nearly tripled his salary by claiming $155,319 in overtime one year. Another department employee claimed 261 hours of work during a two-week period. Seven employees claimed more than 2,0...
11 hours ago | Drugs
Dear criminal: When you take a smartphone, remember that it could have tracking software, such as Find My iPhone, that can lead cops directly to your home. Do you want police at your home? Probably not. But if you were smarter, you probably wouldn...
12 hours ago | City Rankings
If you're tired of hearing your East Coast friends tell you Los Angeles isn't a "real city," you can now show them proof that they're wrong. Jed Kolko, chief economist at real estate listings site Trulia, recently set out to determine the urban ma...
2 days ago | Environment
When you think oil, you probably think Texas or the Middle East. But California has plenty of it, offshore and on land, drilled and fracked. An oil boom rocked Southern California in the 1920s, and the map of our future metropolis was once dotted ...
4 days ago | Alcohol & Spirits
You have your beer-guzzler helmet ready, and your board shorts from last year still fit. There's just one more thing you need to be fully prepared for summer's traditional opening holiday weekend: some damn sense. The California Highway Patrol is ...
4 days ago | Animal Welfare
To say that pit bulls are tough dogs is an understatement. Consider the plight of Hercules. He was discovered by a pair of canine rescue volunteers in Gardena May 3. Seriously beatdown and stumbling across lanes like a drunk after last call, he ha...