14 minutes ago | Community
The community known as Sawtelle, or West L.A. proper, has a new name. And it's not the moniker, Little Osaka, newbies have ascribed to the area that's rife with Asian eats. It's Sawtelle Japantown. The Los Angeles City Council recently unani...
15 hours ago | Economy
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. The world's rich continue to pocket wealth in the wake of the Great Recession. The unveiling of Forbes' annual Billionaires List this week shows that there are a record 1,826 individuals wo...
23 hours ago | Education
What if you could attend Pasadena's Caltech, ranked as the best university in the world by the London publication Times Higher Education, but still pay public-school tuition? One state legislator wants you to be able to fulfill that dream, or...
1 day ago | Sports
Pro football's Chargers and Raiders have a plan to share a $1.7 billion stadium in Carson, and the Inglewood City Council recently approved plans to build an 80,000-seat venue at the site of the defunct Hollywood Park racetrack. It would be t...
1 day ago | Election
Want to meet people with whom you'd enjoy playing trivia games, or somebody who'd actually lend you their ladder? Try heading to your voting precinct on March 3, 2015 to rub elbows with the rarest of rare — municipal election voters (also known as...
2 days ago | Police
The homeless man fatally shot by police yesterday had grabbed a cop's gun, Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck told reporters today. While brass and the police union routinely tell the public to withhold its judgement in cases like th...