Vicious taggers in 2007 murdered Maria Hicks, a beloved grandmother and neighbor in Pico Rivera, for committing the insult of flashing her headlights at one of them to stop him as he scrawled graffiti on a wall in her community. Today Norwalk Superior Court Judge Dewey Falcone sent that violent tagg ... More >>
PHOTO BY TED SOQUISoon-to-be Beer River?The original proposal was weird enough: Spend $22 million to erect a water museum atop a perfectly lovely strip of wetlands -- one of the only natural wildlife sanctuaries left in Los Angeles County (near the intersection of the 605 and 60 freeways in S ... More >>
A cunning American boy grows up to execute his friends and family
Although 45 percent contained, the Morris Dam fire raging above Azusa is not going quietly. Quoting federal emergency authorities, the San Gabriel Valley Tribune said that the complete extinguishing of the inferno that has blackened more than 1800 acres is "days away." The blaze erupted in the ... More >>
River's Edge: Two sheriff's deputies nonchalantly confer at the North Fork of the San Gabriel River, while another deputy adjusts his glove near the body of a woman found on the bank. She lies curled up on a stretcher and, as if to keep her warm, the deputy with gloves has placed a blanket on her co ... More >>
Uncovering our wet and wild past. Is it safe, or even possible, to let the water flow again?
Making sense of the ballot measures L.A. City Measures:
Why canít we keep our oceans clean?
From Downtown to Long Beach Harbor
Race, class and gumption in the March local elections