UPDATE: Shaky days here in L.A. Another 4.5 quake hit at 9:33 a.m., centered near the same place as last night's quake. See more at the bottom. First posted at 11:37 p.m. Tuesday
*8.6 Quake Possible in Southern California?
A little baby earthquake jolted parts of Southern California toni ... More >>
Richard Nixon might have been the LAest of American presidents, with a political career launched by late Los Angeles Times publisher Norman Chandler, a Western White House in San Clemente, and a presidential library in Yorba Linda.
So this news comes with particular interest to us tabloid hounds in ... More >>
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On the cover of Feeding People's debut LP, a lifeless pink lady with blue nipples is sprawled out over a three-eyed rainbow-colored lion and a blue devil with blood spilling out of its mouth over a row of tiny jagg ... More >>
33-year-old Will WrightWill Wright, one of the most outlandish characters in "Six Degrees of Paris Hilton" -- long-form journalist Mark Ebner's 2009 expose on the nasty, druggy innards of young Hollywood -- is finally seeing the spotlight he craved.
"He's always wanted to be a drug kingpin, ... More >>
Joe."America's Sheriff" Joe Arpaio was in the area this week to speak at the Nixon Presidential Library & Museum, and he didn't waste too much time insulting Southern Californians.
The Maricopa County, Ariz. lawman known for his support of Arizona's controversial immigration law and for hous ... More >>
Massage inspector? I don't think so.Another case of a Bad Lieutenant? Orange County Sheriff's officials say an ex-cop from suburban Chicago allegedly posed as an officer in an effort to get a nude massage.
Unfortunately for him, it seems, not only did this particular massage parlor not do th ... More >>
Well, you can't blame him for walking the walk (but the feds did): Orange County tax adviser Dana Ray Reynolds sold books and videos about how to avoid paying taxes. Apparently he also took his own advice, which led to prosecution on failure to pay Uncle Sam, according to the U.S. Attorney's ... More >>
Only funny because no one was seriously injured: A Yorba Linda woman was arrested on suspicion of stabbing her ex-boyfriend and roommate with an ice pick in a church parking lot, Brea police reported today.
The victim was leaving a meeting at a Lutheran Church in Yorba Linda Monday night whe ... More >>
According to the San Gabriel Valley Tribune and other sources, former Los Angeles Rams place kicker Antonio "Tony" Zendejas was acquitted today of rape by a Pomona Superior Court jury. Zendejas, 48, had been accused of two felonies: rape by use of drugs and sodomy by use of drugs. The prosecution al ... More >>
Years ago Kevin Starr, in the first of his great California history chronicles, wrote of an early 20th-century tendency to view Los Angeles as a modern Rome. "Dependent, like Rome, upon aqueducts," wrote Starr, mimicking this opinion, "Los Angeles should glory in water as an essential symbol of the ... More >>
Marx had Bismark in mind when described the "shallowness characteristic of all successful statesmen," but he may as well have been looking ahead to Richard Nixon. Today the Nixon Library has released a new batch of White House tapes and for my money the thrill is not in listening to the obvious mome ... More >>
Updated at 4:53 pm and revised number of homes burned
Los Angeles police and fire officials are now floating the chilling possibility that they may find bodies inside the Oakridge Park mobile home neighborhood once they get a handle on the Sayre Fire, still only 10 percent contained. By their calcul ... More >>