6 hours ago | City Hall
Jordan Downs was was built in the 1940s to house temporary workers building weapons and whatnot for the war effort. In the 1950s, it was converted into public housing. Now, the Watts housing project is due for a major redevelopment that would doub...
2 days ago | Death
Sad news – Swami X, the irreverent comic who was a fixture of Venice Beach for years, passed away at the home of former Los Angeles City Councilman Bill Rosendahl on Saturday, just two-and-aahalf months short of his 90th birthday. "He was a great ...
15 days ago | Neighborhoods
Los Angeles has proven itself to be fairly friendly to the app economy. It's agreed to share information with the traffic app company Waze, and it's probably going to let Uber start picking up passengers at LAX, despite some last-ditch effort...
17 days ago | City News
It's been more than five years since Lonnie Franklin, Jr. was arrested, and more than four years since he was indicted for the killings of nine women and one man. The long-delayed trial was supposed to start on September 9. Now it's been put off, ...
27 days ago | Los Angeles
This weekend, CicLAvia is heading to the Westside for the second time. The popular event, which closes Los Angeles-area roadways to cars for a sort of mobile street festival of walking and cycling, will stretch six miles (shorter than previous rou...
28 days ago | Los Angeles
One of Los Angeles' delightful little quirks is the power of community groups, neighborhood councils and homeowners associations. It's a weird kind of power though, one that is most effectively used in a very specific way: to stop things.&nbs...