From the beaches of La Jolla to the majestic mountains of the Angeles National Forest, from the Joshua trees of the Mojave desert to the gilded canyons off Mulholland Drive, Southern California is a beautiful place. But, frankly, it can also be hell on earth. If you've ever been stuck in traffic on ... More >>
There are all sorts of unusual places names in this part of the country we call "The Southland." We have names of historic English derivation, not so unlike what you'd find back in the civilized East (Whittier, Torrance, Hawthorne, Glendale). We have place names of Spanish derivation (Tujunga, Rese ... More >>
The owner of Beer & WIne Market in Hawaiian Gardens was found bound and gagged in his own liquor-store freezer yesterday, reports CBS2. And according to the Los Angeles Times, this isn't the first time an owner has turned up dead. A customer reportedly called the L.A. County Sheriff after wandering ... More >>
Long Beach PostSupervisor Don Knabe, looking particularly white in the Martin Luther King Jr. paradeIs Don Knabe is on the verge of getting swallowed by L.A. County's rising Latino tide? The two minority members on the five-person L.A. County Board of Supervisors -- Gloria Molina and Mark Ri ... More >>
LinkedInJuan P. Garcia MachadoLooks like the California government can now be added to the list of employers who have hired illegal immigrants. The employee's name is Juan P. Garcia-Machado, a San Diego State University student set to graduate in 2012. And from the looks of his NBC LA profil ... More >>
Google MapsA deputy who happened to be patrolling the area apparently foiled what could have been a massacre as a man authorities described as a jilted lover opened fire in a home of 10, killing two and wounding two others, sheriff's officials said. The gunman was also wounded when the deput ... More >>
The Los Angeles U.S. Attorney's office today announced that about 150 members and associates of the Varrio Hawaiian Gardens street gang have been indicted for racketeering and the shooting of African Americans. The indictments, to be unsealed later today, will reveal details of the gang's alleged cr ... More >>
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