1 day ago | Sports
First Boston bailed out. Then Toronto said no. Now Hamburg is the latest city to withdraw from contention for the 2024 Summer Olympics. On one level, this is good for Los Angeles, which became the U.S. bid city when Boston withdrew. Any winnowing ...
1 day ago | Education
At first, Albert Chu liked teaching at the Alliance charter school. A former engineer, he had worked in public schools for a couple years before being hired to teach at the Collins Family College Ready High School in Huntington Park, part of the A...
8 days ago | Politics
Congresswoman Janice Hahn is getting an earful from her constituents after breaking with the Democratic Party last week and voting to tighten restrictions on Syrian refugees. "I feel like she's playing politics and it's going to cost people's live...
11 days ago | DWP
L.A. is wasting millions on a program to encourage residents to tear out their grass lawns and replace them with gravel, according to an audit released today. The report, issued by L.A. Controller Ron Galperin, says the Department of Water and Pow...
15 days ago | DWP
In the face of an epic drought, Californians are cutting back on their water use — some of them anyway. Last month, the Center for Investigative Reporting revealed that one homeowner in Bel Air used 11.8 million gallons in a year, or about 90 time...
19 days ago | Education
At 72, David Geffen is in a mad race against time to secure his immortal renown. The multibillionaire, who already has his name affixed to a medical school, a playhouse and a museum of contemporary art, has lately gone on a philanthropic naming-ri...