Today marks the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States.
Last year the LAPD was staffed at "full strength" as a precaution. This year Officer Cleon Joseph told us it wasn't clear what the department's plans were, though we'd expect much of the same.
In the meantime the L.A. Fire ... More >>
By Chaz Kangas
September 11th brought irrevocable change to our society, and the music industry was no exception. It was also a very strange time; both rap group The Coup and metal band Dream Theater released album covers with the World Trade Center in flames. Radio DJs across the country, m ... More >>
jeff_emtGround Zero on the 10th anniversary of 9/11.The 10th anniversary of 9/11 went smoothly, with solemn tributes in New York.
But the day wasn't without its clowns and news-makers, some of whom seemed to have originated from right here in L.A.
Kicking off the weekend was a 62-year-old ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with news of a "credible" terrorist threat for the East Coast. First posed at 7 a.m.
Though we know that two of the 9/11 attackers spent time in Los Angeles before the events that changed the course of contemporary American history, our city is often though of as a low- ... More >>
Courtesy of Team GalleryRyan McGinley: Taylor (Rushing River), 2011
When Osama bin Laden was killed in May and young people, "the Millennials," gathered at the White House, Lafayette Park and Ground Zero in a surprising burst of euphoria, their optimism was unnerving. Did they really imagine ... More >>
During the President's health care speech two days ago, the shared experience that is the realtime Internet reacted to a perfect Twitter-fodder event -- Joe Wilson's "you lie" outburst -- with a surprising amount of conversation about the real issue in the room, health care reform.
This realtime 2 ... More >>
Over the past 50 years, the city has tried repeatedly to turn Grand Avenue into the living, breathing heart of downtown, and has failed miserably. Now, a public-private group led by Eli Broad is trying again with the emphasis on private