7 days ago | Infrastructure
In L.A., everyone talks about potholes, but no one actually does anything about them. Except for Dave Dworsky, whose Gardena-based company Dr. Pave has a new method to patch up busted roadways with something that looks like a giant ironing board, ...
11 days ago | Crime
Westside restauranteurs, beware: there is a tip jar bandit on the loose, and she will not rest until she has taken every last one of your quarters! The young women, said to be Persian, in her mid-20s, of medium or average build, driving a white in...
20 days ago | Environment
High up on Cahuenga Peak, about a 15-minute walk west of the Hollywood sign, stands a lone pine tree. The otherwise treeless hilltop offers a breathtaking view of L.A. — in fact, there's hardly a spot in the city where you can't look up and see th...
21 days ago | Environment
It's wintertime and development is in the air in Silver Lake, America's hippest neighborhood (according to Forbes, circa 2012). The rent is sky-high and so proposals for apartment buildings are popping up faster than $5 espresso shops. Perha...
1 month ago | Environment
City Attorney Mike Feuer announced this week that his office would no longer use his own lawyers to represent the city in lawsuits against private developments. Instead, his office will hire outside counsel – and send the bill over to the develope...
1 month ago | Election
Congratulations, Los Angeles! You had the lowest voter turnout of any county in California during the November 2014 elections. Just over 1.5 million of you cast ballots – 15 percent of residents, or 31 percent of all registered voters. Compare tha...