2 days ago | City Hall
Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympic Games has been faltering for a while, and now the AP is reporting that it has finally collapsed. The hometown organizers failed to win over a skeptical public, and elected officials recently turned on the proposal...
13 days ago | City Hall
Seems like just yesterday that a state official threatened to shut down Uber for violating Public Utilities Commission regulations. Indeed it was yesterday, but today there's some good news for the $50 billion rideshare firm: the LAX Boa...
14 days ago | City Hall
In April, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that Uber and Lyft would be operating at L.A. International Airport "by this summer." This was welcome news to travelers who have come to rely on the smartphone apps as a cheaper alternative to taxis. But it...
Everett Adam Livvix, Figure in Israeli Mosque Plot, Is Released From Mental Facility and Returned to U.S.19 days ago | Crime
Everett Adam Livvix, the suspect in a bizarre Israeli terror case that was the subject of this week's cover story, has been released from a mental facility and returned to the United States. Livvix, 31, of Robinson, Ill., was arrested last Novembe...
20 days ago | Books
Molly Knight's new book, The Best Team Money Can Buy, is an entertaining chronicle of two Dodger seasons. In 2013 and 2014, a deep-pocketed ownership group attempted to buy their way to a championship, falling short both times at the hands of the ...
21 days ago | Longform
Kevin Orenshein, a lanky 22-year-old, points at a mug and asks: "What's the word for this?" Orenshein was born and raised in West L.A., but after nearly five years in Israel he has lost some English words. It's a latte, he learns. He orders one. H...