Back in 2011, when it seemed like the entire Bay Area was seized with Chez Panisse 40th anniversary fever, Hong Kong-born, San Francisco-based filmmaker Wayne Wang (Chan Is Missing, Joy Luck Club, Smoke) asked Chez Panisse's founder, Alice Waters, if there was a role he could play. Waters suggested ... More >>
When authorities in Pasadena tried to stop an SUV on Christmas day -- a fleeing vehicle that ultimately collided with a minivan, killing two family members -- the suspicion was that it might have been connected to an earlier homicide in the area.
It was not.
So says the L.A. County District Attorn ... More >>
The driver of an SUV that slammed into a minivan, killing two family members Christmas day, was charged today with murder.
In fact, Darrell Lee Williams, 22, and passenger Brittany Michellle Washington, 21, both faced homicide chargers with gang "enhancement" after the Dodge Durango they were in hi ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with IDs. City News Service says an FBI agent was involved in the chase. Headline has changed. First posted at 8:01 a.m.
Two people were killed on Christmas night when a minivan was hit by an SUV being chased by police in Pasadena, according to reports.
One report indicated t ... More >>
A Canadian doctor who wants to legalize ecstasy says the drug is safe and that it's only the adulterated version of MDMA you find on the street that can kill you.
But doctors at Los Angeles emergency rooms have told us that pure ecstasy can kill, including causing vital oxygen deprivation to organs ... More >>