4 days ago | Environment
In her busy bird-supplies shop in Sherman Oaks, Bonnie McFarlin describes her motionless butterfly habitat with dread. "In a good year we would have, I don't know, 25 or 50 monarchs in there at a time, and this year we had none." McFarlin, who co-...
27 days ago | Education
By all rights, 96th Street Elementary School in Watts shouldn't be busy on a summer morning. School doesn't start until Aug. 18, and the front door is hemmed in by construction fencing to boot. But parents keep popping by the plain brick complex u...
2 months ago | Health & Nutrition
Some of the first people to notice the anti-vaccination phenomenon in California were Santa Monica physicians like pediatrician Alice Kuo, whose UCLA clinic on 16th Street sits midway between the upscale industrial art galleries at Bergamot Statio...
2 months ago | Crime
Neighbors sick of the criminal takeover of a mixed-use two-story building once touted as "near Staples Center" have helped the Los Angeles City Attorney secure a permanent injunction against its owners, officials announced. The building at the cor...
2 months ago | Education
California Gov. Jerry Brown today signed Senate Bill 277, the tough childhood vaccination bill that riveted Californians after thousands of mothers and others opposed to vaccines or to government intervention in their medical decisions packed Capi...
3 months ago | Los Angeles
Numerous L.A. Weekly reporters, critics, columnists, editors and freelancers are finalists for the Southern California Journalism Awards to be held June 28 at the Millennium Biltmore, honors bestowed each year by the 500-member...