Articles in the “news” category

ICYMI: The Oldest Known Fossils Of Homo Sapiens Have Been Discovered In Morocco

ICYMI: The Oldest Known Fossils Of Homo Sapiens Have Been Discovered In Morocco

Plus, Cooper Hefner's weird request, will a video game win an Oscar, why whales are so big, and much more!

Federal Government Joins Lawsuit Alleging That L.A. Failed To Build Enough Housing For The Disabled

Federal Government Joins Lawsuit Alleging That L.A. Failed To Build Enough Housing For The Disabled

The Feds allege that L.A. failed to build the necessary housing—despite having received funds to do so.

Here's A Map Of Every Pot Dispensary In L.A.

Here's A Map Of Every Pot Dispensary In L.A.

It was released by the L.A. City Controller's office.

Officials Worry That Deportation Fears Could Hinder Much-Needed Exide Contamination Outreach

Officials Worry That Deportation Fears Could Hinder Much-Needed Exide Contamination Outreach

"I'm afraid that when people see a stranger at their door, they may be confused and not want to open the door."

Your Guide To This Weekend's LA Pride And Resist March Street Closures

Your Guide To This Weekend's LA Pride And Resist March Street Closures

Lots of street closures in Hollywood on Sunday.

Aja Brown, Compton's Youngest Mayor, Wins Second Term

Aja Brown, Compton's Youngest Mayor, Wins Second Term

Aja Brown was first elected in 2013.

Boy Finds Cocaine Inside Toy From Restaurant Vending Machine [Updated]

Boy Finds Cocaine Inside Toy From Restaurant Vending Machine [Updated]

He was hoping to get a putty toy for 25 cents.

Woman Suspected Of Drugging And Robbing Men After Meeting Them At L.A. Nightclubs

Woman Suspected Of Drugging And Robbing Men After Meeting Them At L.A. Nightclubs

In one case, the woman is alleged to have robbed two men of $200,000 in cash and jewelry during a March 5 incident.

ICYMI: This Startup Wants To Sell Teens' Blood To Make Rich People Immortal

ICYMI: This Startup Wants To Sell Teens' Blood To Make Rich People Immortal

Plus, The Leftovers finale buzz, James Comey testimony anticipation, and much more!

Do Not Cut Off Senator Kamala Harris, Or Twitter Will Come For You

Do Not Cut Off Senator Kamala Harris, Or Twitter Will Come For You

Senator Richard Burr, did you learn nothing from the "Nevertheless, she persisted?" outcry?

Where To Get Drunk And Watch The Comey Hearing At 7 A.M. On Thursday

Where To Get Drunk And Watch The Comey Hearing At 7 A.M. On Thursday

Early testimony from the former FBI director is as good an excuse as any to day drink.

ICYMI: Harvard Rescinds Acceptances Of At Least 10 Students Who Shared Awful Memes

ICYMI: Harvard Rescinds Acceptances Of At Least 10 Students Who Shared Awful Memes

Plus, where's Sean Spicer, looking back at Robert Kennedy's assassination, 'Wonder Woman' and Israel, and much more!

Video: Errant Peacock Causes $500 Worth Of Damage At Arcadia Liquor Storevideo

Video: Errant Peacock Causes $500 Worth Of Damage At Arcadia Liquor Store

"That was my first time seeing a peacock," said the store manager.

L.A. Faces An Historic Soundstage Shortage Thanks To More TV Production, Less Real Estate

L.A. Faces An Historic Soundstage Shortage Thanks To More TV Production, Less Real Estate

Soundstages typically operate at 70% capacity, but now they're running at nearly 100%.

The Only Surviving Founder Of L.A. Pride Talks About The March's History

The Only Surviving Founder Of L.A. Pride Talks About The March's History

Reverend Troy Perry, a godfather of the gay liberation movement, on the history and future of the march.

L.A. County Votes To Drop $50 Public Defender Fee

L.A. County Votes To Drop $50 Public Defender Fee

The $50 fee can dissuade low-income defendants from seeking legal counsel.

A Fleet Of Electric-Powered School Buses Is Coming To Southern California

A Fleet Of Electric-Powered School Buses Is Coming To Southern California

The 33 buses are being purchased with money from the Southern California Air Quality Management District.

Los Angeles Fire Department Wants To Develop Its Own Drone Program

Los Angeles Fire Department Wants To Develop Its Own Drone Program

The LAFD will be presenting a report on the feasibility of a drone program to the Los Angeles Fire Commission on Tuesday.

Two L.A. Area Congresspeople Go To Mexico To Visit Deported Vets

Two L.A. Area Congresspeople Go To Mexico To Visit Deported Vets

"No one who is honorably discharged should be dishonorably deported."

California Could Become The First State To Extend Health Coverage To Undocumented Young Adults

California Could Become The First State To Extend Health Coverage To Undocumented Young Adults

The budget proposal would extend Medi-Cal coverage to undocumented young adults ages 19 to 26.

American Airlines To Invest $1.6 Billion Into LAX Terminals

American Airlines To Invest $1.6 Billion Into LAX Terminals

The improvements will happen over a 15-year period.

Jimmy Gomez and Robert Ahn Face Off Tuesday In Congressional Runoff Election

Jimmy Gomez and Robert Ahn Face Off Tuesday In Congressional Runoff Election

The election is to replace Xavier Becerra's vacant congressional seat.

ICYMI: Openly Gay Man Will Likely Be Ireland's Next Prime Minister

ICYMI: Openly Gay Man Will Likely Be Ireland's Next Prime Minister

Plus, Wal-Mart's new delivery system, fact-checking Trump's speech on climate change, Obama and The World's Most Interesting Man, and much more!

Mural Of Suicidal Tendencies' Mike Muir To Be Unveiled In Arts District Sunday

Mural Of Suicidal Tendencies' Mike Muir To Be Unveiled In Arts District Sunday

The once-banned band now honored through a mural commissioned by the City of Los Angeles.

Pod Of Orcas Shows Up Off Palos Verdes Coast

Pod Of Orcas Shows Up Off Palos Verdes Coast

The pod is known as CA-51 and has a reputation for extreme friendliness.

Metro Uncovers Fossils Belonging To Sloth, Ancient Bison During Work On Crenshaw/LAX Line

Metro Uncovers Fossils Belonging To Sloth, Ancient Bison During Work On Crenshaw/LAX Line

The sloth could possibly be a Harlan's Ground Sloth, which is believed to weigh around 1,500 pounds.

ICYMI: What Are The Endangered Destinations To Visit Before They Disappear Forever?

ICYMI: What Are The Endangered Destinations To Visit Before They Disappear Forever?

Plus, Facebook tries to be cool again, is the superhero film evolving, and much more!

A Deal For The L.A. Olympics Is Starting To Take Shape, But It May Be For 2028

A Deal For The L.A. Olympics Is Starting To Take Shape, But It May Be For 2028

The four-year delay would allow public infrastructure improvements to finish, and may secure additional funding for youth sports programs.

California Stands Up To President Trump's Decision To Back Out Of Paris Agreement

California Stands Up To President Trump's Decision To Back Out Of Paris Agreement

Governor Jerry Brown and other politicians respond to Trump's climate announcement.

Third Adelanto ICE Detainee Dies In As Many Months

Third Adelanto ICE Detainee Dies In As Many Months

The 46-year-old man collapsed while playing soccer.

Why Is The City Attorney Taking A Harsh Stance Against An L.A. Father Fighting Deportation?

Why Is The City Attorney Taking A Harsh Stance Against An L.A. Father Fighting Deportation?

Avelica-Gonzalez's case garnered international support after he was arrested by immigration authorities while dropping his young daughters at school.

AQMD To Begin Monitoring For Chromium 6 In Compton

AQMD To Begin Monitoring For Chromium 6 In Compton

The carcinogenic chemical was found in high levels in nearby Paramount.

ICYMI: Chairman Of Mylan (Makers Of The EpiPen) Was Paid $100 Million In 2016

ICYMI: Chairman Of Mylan (Makers Of The EpiPen) Was Paid $100 Million In 2016

Plus, Carl Bernstein's work before Watergate, an appreciation of 'Night Court', Elon Musk says he's out if U.S. withdraws from Paris climate agreement, and much more!

At Least One Dead In Ventura Plane Crash, Reports Of Possible Second Aircraft Being Investigated

At Least One Dead In Ventura Plane Crash, Reports Of Possible Second Aircraft Being Investigated

Debris from the crash reportedly fell onto the Pacific Coast Highway.

L.A. Rams Become First NFL Team In History To Sponsor Gay Pride Event

L.A. Rams Become First NFL Team In History To Sponsor Gay Pride Event

The Rams also drafted Michael Sam in 2014, the first openly gay NFL player.

Massive Security Breach At Rodeo Drive Plastic Surgery Clinic Puts Thousands Of Patient Files At Risk

Massive Security Breach At Rodeo Drive Plastic Surgery Clinic Puts Thousands Of Patient Files At Risk

A former staffer also uploaded pictures of patients to social media.

ICYMI: Steven Spielberg Is Working On An 'Animaniacs' Reboot

ICYMI: Steven Spielberg Is Working On An 'Animaniacs' Reboot

Plus, Nas and Lauryn Hill team up for a tour, why can't we keep secrets, Lebanon may ban 'Wonder Woman', and much more!

LeBron James' L.A. Home Vandalized With Racial Slur

LeBron James' L.A. Home Vandalized With Racial Slur

The LAPD says that the incident may be investigated as a hate crime.

Homelessness Rises 23 Percent In L.A. County, Says New Report

Homelessness Rises 23 Percent In L.A. County, Says New Report

Disproportionately affected populations included veterans and youth under the age of 24.

California Pet Shops Could Soon Be Required To Sell Only Rescue Animals

California Pet Shops Could Soon Be Required To Sell Only Rescue Animals

The bill passed the Assembly with bipartisan support and is expected to come before the state Senate.

County May Pay $3.3 Million To Family Of Unarmed Man Fatally Shot By Sheriff's Deputies

County May Pay $3.3 Million To Family Of Unarmed Man Fatally Shot By Sheriff's Deputies

John Berry was suffering a schizophrenic episode in his car when sheriff's deputies shot at him.

Interceptor Missile Designed To Stop Nuclear Attack Successful In First-Of-Its-Kind Test

Interceptor Missile Designed To Stop Nuclear Attack Successful In First-Of-Its-Kind Test

The interceptor rocket was fired from Vandenberg Air Force Base, just 60 miles northwest of Santa Barbara.

Gigi Hadid's Dad Going On Trial For That Illegal Bel Air Mega-Mansion [Updated]

Gigi Hadid's Dad Going On Trial For That Illegal Bel Air Mega-Mansion [Updated]

The 30,000 square foot mansion is in violation of multiple building codes, and has not obtained proper permitting.

Why The Uptick In Shark Sightings Is Actually A Good Sign For Conservation Efforts

Why The Uptick In Shark Sightings Is Actually A Good Sign For Conservation Efforts

The shark population is rebounding from their low numbers in past years.

That Brentwood Brush Fire Is Now Nearly Contained

That Brentwood Brush Fire Is Now Nearly Contained

The fire was 95% contained early Monday morning, with authorities expecting it to be fully contained by day's end.

You Don't Have To Worry About Parking On Memorial Day

You Don't Have To Worry About Parking On Memorial Day

Most parking restrictions will not be enforced on the national holiday.

Growing Brush Fire Rages In Brentwood [Updated]

Growing Brush Fire Rages In Brentwood [Updated]

A fire is currently covering 20 acres northwest of the Getty Museum.

ICYMI: What Do Celiac Disease, Bananas, And World War II Have In Common?

ICYMI: What Do Celiac Disease, Bananas, And World War II Have In Common?

Plus, the anti-Instagram, rap's sign language interpreter, and much more!

Teenage Robbery Suspect Dies In Hospital After Shooting By Off-Duty Customs Agent

Teenage Robbery Suspect Dies In Hospital After Shooting By Off-Duty Customs Agent

The boy and another robbery suspect were wounded while a third was taken into custody.

Inside Nick Metropolis Collectibles, The Iconic La Brea Store In Danger Of Closing

Inside Nick Metropolis Collectibles, The Iconic La Brea Store In Danger Of Closing

Nick Metropolis Collectibles has to follow a strict debt repayment plan to avoid going out of business.

Metro Plans To Make Tap Fares Digital

Metro Plans To Make Tap Fares Digital

Metro announced a plan to develop an app for loading fares and eventually replacing TAP cards.

ICYMI: Harvard Dropout Mark Zuckerberg Finally Gets A Degree

ICYMI: Harvard Dropout Mark Zuckerberg Finally Gets A Degree

Plus, another weird handshake for the President, the greatest live band ever, how to grill an egg like a boss, and much more!

Kayak Season In The L.A. River Kicks Off Monday

Kayak Season In The L.A. River Kicks Off Monday

Two sections of the L.A. River will be open for public use from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Court Overturns Protections For L.A. Zoo Elephants On A Technicality

Court Overturns Protections For L.A. Zoo Elephants On A Technicality

The Supreme Court ruled that a taxpayer lawsuit cannot be used to stop criminal conduct.

This State Assembly Bill Could Help End California's Notorious Rape Kit Backlog

This State Assembly Bill Could Help End California's Notorious Rape Kit Backlog

Assemblyman Chiu suggests Californians contact their state senators in support of the bill.

Dog Fatally Shot By Off-Duty LAPD Officer Working Security On A TV Shoot

Dog Fatally Shot By Off-Duty LAPD Officer Working Security On A TV Shoot

The officer sustained minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Authorities Search Grandmother's Home In Case Of Missing South Pasadena Boy

Authorities Search Grandmother's Home In Case Of Missing South Pasadena Boy

Aramazd Andressian Jr. was reported missing in late April.

ICYMI: What Is The Safest Recreational Drug?

ICYMI: What Is The Safest Recreational Drug?

Plus, Kendrick Lamar's artistic identity, WeHo and the LGBT community, and much more!

Arrest Warrant Issued For Bikram Choudhury, Founder Of 'Hot Yoga'

Arrest Warrant Issued For Bikram Choudhury, Founder Of 'Hot Yoga'

Choudhury faces six more lawsuits, five of which accuse him of rape.

ICE Arrests Nearly 200 In Raids Across L.A. Area, 10% Of Whom Had No Prior Criminal Convictions

ICE Arrests Nearly 200 In Raids Across L.A. Area, 10% Of Whom Had No Prior Criminal Convictions

The raids took place over five days across the greater Los Angeles area.

ICYMI: Yale Students Shocked By Dean's Harsh Yelp Reviews

ICYMI: Yale Students Shocked By Dean's Harsh Yelp Reviews

Plus, the search for all-natural Lucky Charms, what's it like to be in one of those Chevy commercials, Uber commits another no-no, and much more!

L.A. Woman Arrested For Smuggling Space Technology To China

L.A. Woman Arrested For Smuggling Space Technology To China

Si Chen is believed to have used an alias to smuggle items out of her Pomona office.

Southern California's Housing Market Has Hit All-Time Highs

Southern California's Housing Market Has Hit All-Time Highs

Los Angeles County's median home price has tied the 2007 all-time high, while Orange and San Diego counties have surpassed their highs.

Hikers Find Decomposed Body In Griffith Park

Hikers Find Decomposed Body In Griffith Park

Foul play is not currently suspected.

L.A.'s Public Park System Now Ranks 74th In The Nation

L.A.'s Public Park System Now Ranks 74th In The Nation

The rankings are based on park size, access, facilities and investment.

A Trippy New Light Show Is Coming To The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

A Trippy New Light Show Is Coming To The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Things are getting psychedelic this summer at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

L.A. County Creates Unit To Protect Food Stamp Funding From Trump Budget Cuts

L.A. County Creates Unit To Protect Food Stamp Funding From Trump Budget Cuts

The new unit will work to boost enrollment in L.A. County's CalFresh food stamp program.

WGA Votes To Ratify New Studio Contract

WGA Votes To Ratify New Studio Contract

The new contract runs until 2020, so your favorite shows are safe for at least a few seasons.

Metro Moves To Overhaul Its Bus System To Fight Falling Ridership

Metro Moves To Overhaul Its Bus System To Fight Falling Ridership

Metro's bus system lost more than 50 million rides in 2016, as compared to 2012 figures.

ICYMI: Which L.A. Neighborhood's Gentrification War Is Getting National Coverage?

ICYMI: Which L.A. Neighborhood's Gentrification War Is Getting National Coverage?

Plus, why we believe in time, reading Haruki Murakami, and much more!

Metro's Purple Line May Finish Construction A Whole Decade Ahead Of Schedule

Metro's Purple Line May Finish Construction A Whole Decade Ahead Of Schedule

Metro has announced that construction of Phase 3 to Westwood will begin next year.

O.J. Simpson Could Be Out On Parole This October

O.J. Simpson Could Be Out On Parole This October

The parole hearing will be live-streamed.

74-Year-Old Rabbi Assaulted Near Fairfax, Suspect Still At Large

74-Year-Old Rabbi Assaulted Near Fairfax, Suspect Still At Large

The LAPD says it doesn't believe the attack was a hate crime.

Those White 'Botts' Dots' On The Freeway Are Being Retired

Those White 'Botts' Dots' On The Freeway Are Being Retired

Other, more reflective markers are being favored.

Former Sheriff's Captain Who Testified Against Lee Baca Sentenced To 9 Months In Prison

Former Sheriff's Captain Who Testified Against Lee Baca Sentenced To 9 Months In Prison

William "Tom" Carey had testified against ex-sheriff Lee Baca in May.

A New System Could Text You 30 Seconds Before An Earthquake Hits

A New System Could Text You 30 Seconds Before An Earthquake Hits

Current tests have advanced warning times of up to 30 seconds.

San Clemente Beaches Remain Closed After Fisherman Reels In Shark

San Clemente Beaches Remain Closed After Fisherman Reels In Shark

More than two dozen sharks were spotted off the coast on Sunday.

Legendary Former Dodgers Manager Tommy Lasorda Hospitalized

Legendary Former Dodgers Manager Tommy Lasorda Hospitalized

Lasorda has reportedly been in an ICU for several days, though is resting comfortably.

Humpback Whale Trapped In Ventura Harbor Swims Free

Humpback Whale Trapped In Ventura Harbor Swims Free

Imagine being a whale trapped in a small, shallow, murky harbor.

ICYMI: Humans May Have Arrived In North America 130,000 Years Ago

ICYMI: Humans May Have Arrived In North America 130,000 Years Ago

LAUSD has an expensive race, Metro wants to fix its buses, and much, much more!

ICYMI: The Unexpected Saviors Fighting Climate Change

ICYMI: The Unexpected Saviors Fighting Climate Change

Plus, the social life of crows, the rise of our insatiable consumerism, and much more!

Disorderly Man Aboard LAX Flight Is Disorderly, Military Scrambles Fighter Jet Escorts

Disorderly Man Aboard LAX Flight Is Disorderly, Military Scrambles Fighter Jet Escorts

Passengers subdued him, and then duct taped the man to his seat.

LAPD's Gun Buyback Day Collects Almost 800 Guns... And An Anti-Tank Rocket Launcher

LAPD's Gun Buyback Day Collects Almost 800 Guns... And An Anti-Tank Rocket Launcher

LAPD gun buyback days allow residents to surrender their unwanted weapons, no questions asked.

Last Unknown Victim Of L.A. Riots Finally Identified, 25 Years Later

Last Unknown Victim Of L.A. Riots Finally Identified, 25 Years Later

Armando Ortiz Hernandez was 18-years-old when he died in burning Pep Boys at 58th and Vermont.

ICYMI: New Superbug Has Spread To Seven States In Nine Months

ICYMI: New Superbug Has Spread To Seven States In Nine Months

Plus, Mexican journalists stage a protest, Ryan Adams and the Strokes have beef with one another, what about El NiƱo, and much more!

Welcome Back Hot Weather. Oh, How We've Missed You.

Welcome Back Hot Weather. Oh, How We've Missed You.

The Valleys will be breaking 90 degrees through Monday.

22-Year-Old Immigrant Rights Activist Detained By Border Patrol In Boyle Heights [Updated]

22-Year-Old Immigrant Rights Activist Detained By Border Patrol In Boyle Heights [Updated]

The young activist led protests after her mother was detained last month.

Community Protests The Detainment Of Young Boyle Heights Immigrant Rights Organizer

Community Protests The Detainment Of Young Boyle Heights Immigrant Rights Organizer

Claudia Rueda was detained by Border Patrol in Boyle Heights on Thursday morning.

1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10