2 days ago | California
Sorry, Pokemon GO fans and compulsive Facebook users: a new law signed by Governor Jerry Brown, which goes into effect on January 1, makes it illegal to do just about anything on your cell phone while driving, including tweeting, updating your Fac...
3 days ago | Development
It was just the sort of attack that the fortresslike walls of the Medici were designed to repel: a phalanx of 50 or so union members and affordable-housing advocates, wielding handmade signs (most in the same handwriting) with slogans such as "Goo...
8 days ago | Election
By now, you should have gotten your official state voter guide in the mail, although perhaps you mistook it for a phone book. The 224-page tome weighs more than 10 ounces – a record, according to the Sacramento Bee's Jeremy B. White, and cove...
9 days ago | Environment
Silver Lake homeowners, stand down. The Silver Lake reservoir, now a dusty, desolate void, is getting refilled – all the way to the top. That's what local politicians and Department of Water and Power officials told a rapt audience of about 180 (a...
13 days ago | Neighborhoods
Egee Mabolis, the beloved parking lot peacekeeper of the Silver Lake Trader Joe's, is back to work, following a lengthy recovery from a horrific bicycle accident last November. The freak accident during a nighttime bike ride left the 31-year...
Was Fire Marshal John Vidovich Taken Out by the Firefighters Union — With the Mayor’s Tacit Approval?16 days ago | Los Angeles
When John Vidovich was appointed as fire marshal in September 2014, he was given the difficult task of cleaning up the city of L.A.’s stubbornly antiquated Fire Prevention Bureau, making it more efficient and more data-driven. Vidovich seemed like...