L.A is the capital of many things. Few of them are good things. At least not lately, it seems.
A day after it was announced that Los Angeles is America's traffic-congestion Mecca once again (breaking news, that), we bring you the American Lung Association's annual "Most Polluted Cities" list:
David Husted via PanoramioThe bridge where two Whittier meds were swept away at 8 a.m. Wednesday.Two Whittier men in their 50s who worked in the emergency room at the Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital died early Wednesday morning. Gregory Meyer and Richard Fox were backpacking with three o ... More >>
Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment Protesters demand banks save their homesPeggy and Alvin Mears, of Fontana, never missed a mortgage payment. Now, Peggy's been arrested.The couple was paying their monthly $1,299 fee towards a modification loan and were working to secure a permane ... More >>
Glendale Police DepartmentA onetime UCLA student who went missing Wednesday apparently fled because of pressure she felt: She was expected by family to graduate this spring but declined to tell her kin she dropped out of school in 2008, police said.
Nancy Salas, 22, took a bus to Merced, whe ... More >>
Google MapsThat missing 22-year-old woman who was once enrolled at UCLA has been found safe in Merced, Glendale police reported Thursday afternoon. The circumstances behind Nancy Salas' disappearance were not immediately known.
"Nancy Salas has been located,'' said Glendale police Sgt. Tom L ... More >>
Les Blanks' 'Straw Man'It's not every day that two excellent L.A. indie rock bands get together to share space on a piece of wax. We wish it was, but hocking 7-inches just ain't no way to make a livin', 'specially if you've got to split up them beans at the end of the day.
Thankfully, Silver ... More >>