Hundreds of University of Southern California professors are petitioning university administrators to take a stronger role helping immigrant and foreign students, faculty and employees fight Trump administration immigration policies.
Citing Nunes' secret visit to the White House, Schiff tweeted: "I believe the public cannot have the necessary confidence that matters involving the President's campaign or transition team can be objectively investigated or overseen by the Chairman."
Episode 1 of “What’s Not in the Bid Book,” which debuted Monday, follows L.A. 2024 Chairman Casey Wasserman on a tour of Universal Studios Hollywood. As the Olympic Committee's decision on a host city nears, L.A. 2024 hopes the videos will be a colorful addition to its bid book.
The order to withhold $4.1 billion in federal grants over immigration enforcement could affect L.A., New York, Chicago and Washington. Sanctuary cities are defined as places where local law enforcement limit cooperation with federal authorities on immigration enforcement.
A new study predicts that with limited human intervention 31-67 percent of Southern California beaches could completely erode back to coastal infrastructure or sea cliffs by the year 2100, with sea-level rises of 3.3-6.5 feet caused by changes in storm patterns due to climate change.
An apartment building near Mariachi Plaza is the latest front in the battle over housing affordability. The number of people affected by rapid neighborhood change would be even higher if not for rent control on pre-1978 buildings. About 11 percent of buildings there are too new to qualify.
Proust wrote that there is no such thing as a beautiful prison. And so it is with Parker Center. It exactly represents a miserable policing policy that twice in 27 years caused the policed population to rise up and burn the city.
A battle over control of the Lakers is over after an agreement was reached to have Jeanie Buss serve as controlling owner of the franchise for the rest of her life. The agreement, filed in L.A. Superior Court, states that Jim and Johnny Buss have agreed their sister will serve as controlling owner.
Homeless families can't get into overflowing shelters in South Los Angeles, and that's spurring local officials to look into some unconventional options for getting families off the streets. The L.A. Homeless Services Authority, for instance, plans to meet with officials from Airbnb later this week.
For years, Las Vegas' biggest sports attraction was the UNLV Runnin' Rebels basketball team. Now the sports landscape once considered a toxic environment for professional teams is getting crowded, first with the NHL's Vegas Golden Knights and now with the Silver and Black.
After three days of rigorous academic testing at the California Academic Decathlon, the team won their school's sixth state title — and more. “It’s helped me realize who I am and what I value,” one student said.
A biologist in Costa Mesa has discovered another winner of this year’s abundant rains: a one-and-a-half inch long crustacean called the Riverside fairy shrimp. The endangered species was found in a vernal pool in Costa Mesa’s Fairview Park. It is known to exist in just a few SoCal locations.
Second City, known for producing top talent like Tina Fey, opens its doors to military veterans for a special class to build skills to deal with daily life. "There is no judgement because everybody has everybody's back."
A new USPS service called Informed Delivery will launch a nationwide service in April that sends users an email with photos of the front of card- and letter-size mail pieces that are due to arrive that day, or a day or two later. The program is already available in select locations, including SoCal.
SoCal, What's Good?
Pie Life Pizza
What it is:
If the words "pizza window" sound intriguing, get yourself to Pie Life Pizza as soon as you can. The tiny Pasadena pizza shop offers low-priced slices and whole pies in a variety of topping combinations, served through a window by an always-friendly staff member.
Why it's cool:
In a region where so many restaurants try so hard to be hip, Pie Life’s unassuming vibes — paired with excellent New York-style pizza — make it genuinely cool.
You should know:
While pizza at Pie Life is abundant, parking is limited. Don't plan on getting a spot in the lot Pie Life shares with Pasadena favorite Jones Coffee; instead, snag street parking or take the Gold Line to Fillmore Station and walk up.