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  • 19 hours ago | Geography of L.A.

    Too often South L.A. and black L.A. are seen as the same thing. They are not.  The term "South L.A." was coined in the wake of the 1992 riots; before then, much of the city south of the 10 freeway was referred to as South-Central Los Angeles....

  • The Los Angeles Police Department and other area agencies are bringing the heat this weekend. The warm weather will undoubtedly draw party people to the boulevards, and cops will be on the lookout for drunk drivers. They say that publicizing ...

  • 2 days ago | Crime

    The El Troquero Bar in Boyle Heights is a haven for gang members and buyers and sellers of cocaine and meth, according to the L.A. City Attorney's Office, which is attempting to wrest the bar from its owners, at least temporarily, and hand it...

  • 2 days ago | Politics

    American Apparel founder Dov Charney long ago left the building, and his breakup with the company's board of directors has featured more salty beef than Yoshinoya. But the Los Angeles-based company has clearly retained much of Charney's liber...

  • 3 days ago | Sex Crimes

    A suspect was arrested in a string of Westside rapes and assaults, including a July 2 attack that shocked a West L.A. neighborhood, according to police. Pablo Carlos Pineda, 32, was arrested about 5:15 p.m. yesterday in L.A.'s Westlake distri...

  • 3 days ago | Weather

    A heat wave is invading Southern California, and you have the Midwest to blame. In fact, the high-pressure system over places like Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska is so massive that it's causing much of the United States to melt in agony.  "It...


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