Los Angeles doesn't have the World Trade Center or the Pentagon. Our landmarks, like the Hollywood sign or your favorite beach, often lack the kind of population violence-crazed terrorists crave. See also: Shooting at LAX Closes Terminal 3. But then there's LAX. Crazies around the globe know about ... More >>
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Five years ago, William Close's house in Malibu caught fire and burned to the ground. This was even more devastating because his life's work -- a collection of giant, almost sculptural instruments, including something he calls his Earth Harp, painstakingly constructed over the past decade -- acted a ... More >>
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TSALarry FettersLAX federal security director Larry Fetters unexpectedly retired recently, leaving the world's sixth-busiest airport without U.S. counter-terrorism leadership at a time when authorities warn that Al-Qaeda will attempt a domestic strike. Marshall McClain, president of the Los ... More >>
A developer's plan to raze the Century Plaza Hotel in Century City was shelved in favor of preserving the 1966 modernist structure designed by World Trade Center architect Minoru Yamasaki, the National Trust For Historic Preservation announced Thursday. Only six months after purchasing the p ... More >>
The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday overturned the conviction of the man who put LAX on the terror map, concluding that Ahmed Ressam was not given enough time behind bars for his plot to bomb the airport on New Year's Eve, 1999. The man, who was caught driving a vehicle loaded ... More >>
Obama's Man in El Sereno Political newcomer Emanuel Pleitez, who's served on Barack Obama's transition team, is shaking things up in the 32nd District Congressional race. L.A. TimesMortgage Black Hole Located Ground zero for the nation's catastrophic mortgage meltdown was 4500 Park Granada, Calabasa ... More >>
During his Oscar speech for winning the Best Actor award for Milk, Sean Penn pointedly attacked supporters of last November's victorious Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage in California:"For those who saw the signs of hatred as our cars drove in tonight," Penn said, "I think that it is a good ti ... More >>
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