Activists accuse Los Angeles County Metro of pushing out working class people and small business owners as the transportation agency develops land - particularly in South and East LA. They plan a Downtown LA protest march Thursday afternoon.
A group of warehouse workers from the Inland Empire walked off the job this morning. They’re protesting alleged workplace violations at a large distribution center that does business...
A British foundation has awarded UCLA’s history department $10 million dollars. The gift from the Arcadia Fund is the largest in the department’s history.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is confident the nation has turned the corner on its worst-ever epidemic of West Nile virus disease.
When NFL teams from the East Coast play teams from the West Coast, the outcome might depend on the time of day. So you may want to consider betting on the West Coast.
Online reviews of just about anything have become a powerful driver of consumer behavior. Unsurprisingly, they have also created a powerful incentive to cheat.
For years, the U.S. Army has been using sophisticated data analysis, however, now a major battle has erupted over which software the Army should use.
A man who identified himself as Sam Bacile says he made the film. The Associated Press found Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, who has used an alias that resembles Bacile.
An attack on a Libyan consulate killed an ambassador from northern California. Protesters were angry over a film mocking Muhammad; the filmmaker is reportedly hiding in L.A.
President Obama joked that he should appoint former President Bill Clinton as his "Secretary of Explaining Stuff;" Clinton is now embracing that role on the campaign trail.
San Onofre’s nuclear reactor 3 to stay shut down. Entire power plant plant could remain shut for months.
With the start of the flu season just a few weeks away, health officials are urging everyone six months of age and older to get a flu shot.
The hit Broadway musical “The Book of Mormon” opens a two-and-a-half-month engagement at Hollywood’s Pantages Theater. What do local Mormons make of it?
On Sept. 12, 2008, 25 Metrolink commuters never made it home, after the deadliest accident in the regional rail system’s history.
A wild police chase that began with an armed bank robbery ended at a South L.A. intersection late Wednesday morning with the capture of two men who had hurled cash out the window.
A proposal that would provide more public dollars per campaign contribution was given preliminary approval today by the Los Angeles City Council.
A bizarre scene unfolded during a chase through South L.A. as money was repeatedly thrown from a fleeing vehicle involved in a bank robbery pursuit.
DWP's general manager, Ron Nichols, acknowledged that ratepayer advocate Fred Pickel’s job policing water rates is going to take several more months than planned.
Pedestrians and office workers thought they saw a prehistoric cat walking along Wilshire Boulevard last week. They were mostly right.
In order to be in compliance with federal law, McDonald's will soon see the cold, hard facts next to photos of their warm, soft burgers.
Los Angeles City Councilman Eric Garcetti wants to be mayor so badly that he’s playing the role in a movie – seriously. And it's not the first time he's taken on the role for Hollywood.
A wild pursuit of bank robbers across Southern California came to an end with the capture of two men who had hurled cash out the windows during the chase.
After San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro delivered the keynote address during the Democratic National Convention last week, part of the conversation afterward revolved around his lack...
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has approved an energy rate hike of about 5 percent for most residential customers. The LA City Council will now weigh in on the plan,...
Harvard, Princeton, and Yale make up the top three, respectively in the annual ranking. Tied for 10th place is Pasadena's California Institute of Technology.
iPhone 5 dropped from the Apple tree on Wednesday morning with all of Twitter ready to comment on the gravity of the situation.
The iconic smartphone gets a hardware and software refresh. But will it be enough to keep Apple in its spot as the world's most valuable company?
Program offering immigrants reprieve is off to quick start - New York Times Some 72,000 young undocumented immigrants have filed applications for deferred action, a form of temporary...
Southland authors respond to Arizona's ban of a Mexican American studies program in the Tucson Public Schools.
Federal regulators investigating last month’s fire at the Chevron refinery in Northern California say they’re still figuring out why it happened.
Today is Wednesday, Sept. 12 and headlines include a proposal to include student achievement in principals' evaluations and a look at LA's identification cards.
Following the hashtag #iPhone5features has revealed a well of wishes for the new edition, and tweets that trend toward to a few key categories.
Los Angeles police will allow people to chalk up Pershing Square, where members of Occupy LA usually gather, during this week's Art Walk event.
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Larry and our talented trio of Orange County journalists riff on the latest news from the O.C.
Last summer, Sam Bacile made a movie that is now having a profound impact on U.S. relations with the Middle East, as well as the 2012 presidential campaign.
It’s that time of year again, when visions of larger touch screens and faster processors dance in early adopters’ heads.
Governor Jerry Brown signed pension reform legislation into law in Los Angeles today to cut pension costs in California.
Brand & Martínez
Queen, led by charismatic front-man Freddie Mercury, was one of the best-selling rock bands of all time. But front-man Freddie Mercury had his own journey, separate from the glamorous image of Queen.
It's mosquito season, and that means the West Nile virus is back. The Midwest outbreak this summer is the worst in US history, with 50 deaths so far in Texas alone. Fewer people have gotten sick in California, but the disease showed up here earlier than usual. And scientists are concerned that as the climate warms, West Nile and other mosquito-borne illnesses will gain a stronger foothold here. Reporter Molly Samuel explains.
Will the attacks in Libya and Egypt become a defining moment for the Presidential campaign?
Earlier this morning, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney held a press conference in Florida and took the Obama administration to task for its foreign policy. Romney singled out a statement issued last night by the American embassy in Cairo. That statement, issued before the deaths of the Americans were confirmed, condemned anti-Muslim rhetoric.
This week marks the 97th birthday of John Dobson, known for designing a large, portable, low-cost Newtonian reflector telescope that bears his name, the Dobsonian telescope.
Facebook is great for posting pictures of sunsets or sharing links with your friends, but could it bost voter turnout?
A lot goes into making those three-minute previews you see in theaters before the feature presentation.
The attacks on the U.S. Libyan embassy are believed to be caused by an anti-Islam film created by Sam Bacile. Bacile, described as a real estate developer, told the Wall Street Journal he is an Israeli-American and raised $5 million to finance his film, with the money coming from one hundred Jewish donors.
The American ambassador to Libya, J. Christopher Stephens, and three other State Department officials were killed when protesters set fire to the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, due to an American-made anti-Muslim film that ridiculed the Prophet Muhammad.
Amazon became a big player in the retail marketplace by offering the same products at a local store, for less. Part of this had to do with the fact that they didn't have to charge customers sales tax. Well, that all changes this week. On September 15, Amazon will start charging California residents state sales tax, which can be as high as 9.75 percent in some areas.
Filipinos make up the second largest group of Asian Americans in California, second only to Chinese Americans.
Larry Davis sang in the officer's club in the 1960s. Then he was a graphic artist for 43 years. Then, a new future opened up for the 74-year old, who is now recording his second album.
The Loh Down On Science
Shedding light on bad weather.