6 hours ago | Law
The mass shooter who killed nine before taking his own life at an Oregon community college grew up in Southern California before moving to the Beaver State with his mother a few years ago. California's strict gun control laws might not have preven...
22 hours ago | Economy
Your favorite hipster outfitter is waiving the white flag. American Apparel today announced that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The struggling manufacturer and retailer says that it has already reached a deal with 95 percent of its "secur...
1 day ago | Police
Over the weekend Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law that makes cops across the state track the race and ethnicity of people they stop. The bill, AB 953, is one of the most stringent in the nation as it requires officers to keep track of the perceived r...
1 day ago | Marijuana
The big-daddy coalition of groups hoping to get initiatives on the 2016 that would ask voters to legalize medical marijuana in California said over the weekend that it had taken its big first step in getting its proposal on the ballot. The Co...
4 days ago | Education
U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Colleges list says the top academic school in L.A. is ranked 10th nationally. It's Caltech. The U.K. publication Times Higher Education begs to differ in its own influential list, called the World Univers...
4 days ago | Marijuana
The prospect of legal sales of non-medical marijuana in California has a lot of activists, businesses, and pot users excited. In 2014, when a handful of initiatives failed to make the ballot, big-name marijuana supporters got their heads together ...