Dennis Romero

The BMW i3 plugs in for power.; Credit: Karlis Dambrans/Flickr

Electric Cars Are Cheaper to Run Than Gas Vehicles, Study Says

Running an electric vehicle on Los Angeles Department of Water and Power juice is cheaper on average than fueling up an old-school gas ride, a new analysis from the Union of Concerned Scientists concludes. That conclusion was unveiled ahead of Friday's public opening of the L.A. Auto Show downtown. Report......
Baldwin Village; Credit: Clotee Pridgen Allochuku/Flickr

Amid Gentrification Fears, a Gang Crackdown Strikes in South L.A.

The City Attorney's Office is cracking down on a South L.A. apartment building it describes as a hotbed for a notorious gang in the area, the Black P-Stones. But concern has been expressed over the timing: Los Angeles is in the midst of a dire housing crisis, and some folks in communities......