For only the second year ever, we asked you to nominate your favorite places in Los Angeles -- and then vote on the finalists. Here are your picks, along with a link to the staff winner in each category. Best Adult Store The Pleasure Chest 7733 Santa Monica Blvd., W. Hlywd. (323) 650-1022, thepleasu ... More >>
See also: Fireworks Explosion in Simi Valley Injures 28 (VIDEO). The New Jersey company that produced last night's injurious fireworks show in Simi Valley today expressed regret for the accident. It was the second mishap in as many years that involved East Coast companies producing 4th of July disp ... More >>
Twenty-eight people were hurt when a Southern California fireworks display literally went sideways and pyrotechnic devices hit a crowd, causing some if not many to sustain facial injuries, authorities said. It happened shortly after the show began at 9 tonight at Rancho Santa Susana Community Park ... More >>
Along with Mr. Gold and Mr. Garber.
A Homeless Christian-Muslim From Palestine Pitches a Tent Behind Bed Bath & Beyond in Northridge. Then Come the Railroad Men and Feral Cat Activists.
50 Years After a Santa Susana Nuclear Accident Holds Up Land Development
This week marks the 50th anniversary of one of the Los Angeles area's most closely guarded secrets -- the partial meltdown of an experimental nuclear reactor operated by Atomics International Inc. near Chatsworth. For 20 years information of the event had been confined to a terse, euphemistically wo ... More >>
One of five local estates targeted by Schwarzenegger's budget cuts
How I tried to stop worrying and love nuclear power
Our guide to the games
Why the empire wanted to burn so badly
How blue is my valley
Growing up with the San Fernando Valley
An introduction to and brief history of the river
Cancer rates elevated among space-lab workers