Archive for October 27th, 2012

With a hiring boom ahead, LAFD looks to diversify its ranks

Local | | October 27 2012, 4:28 PM

After a three-year-long hiring freeze, the LAFD is now actively recruiting new firefighters with an emphasis on black, Latino, Asian and female applicants.

Muslims pray at Angel Stadium to mark Eid al-Adha

Local | | October 27 2012, 9:39 AM

An estimated 20,000 worshipers came to Angel Stadium Friday to mark Eid al-Adha in one of the largest public gatherings for Muslim prayer in the U.S.

PHOTOS: Zombies creep down Lancaster Boulevard for charity

Local | | October 27 2012, 9:28 AM

The local group of supernatural investigators raised funds for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and Halfway to Home Dog Rescue.

Bob Dylan and Mark Knopfler deliver a warm, mellow night at Hollywood Bowl

Without A Net | | October 27 2012, 4:02 PM

Dylan, ever the maverick, did not play guitar, did not address the audience except to introduce his band, and didn't play one song from his new record.

Time Warner reaches agreements with Charter Cable and Verizon FIOS for Lakers

The Latest | | October 27 2012, 2:02 PM

About 750,000 Southern Californian cable households can breathe a sigh of relief as the announcement came just four days before the Lakers' NBA season tips off.

UCLA unveils 8-foot, 400-pound bronze statue of Coach John Wooden

The Latest | | October 27 2012, 10:33 AM

"He'd probably pooh-pooh this," Ann Meyers Drysdale, who emceed the celebration said. "He was not one to draw attention to himself."

PHOTOS: Patt Morrison visits the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Patt Morrison | | October 27 2012, 9:00 AM

The big reveal on Hollywood Boulevard for Gale Anne Hurd’s star on the Walk of Fame: Andrew Lincoln, the British star of ‘’Walking Dead,’’ executive producer Hurd, Hollywood Chamber of Commerce CEO Leron Gubler, and long-time former Hurd collaborator, James Cameron.

Santa Ana winds bring fire danger to Southern California

The Latest | | October 27 2012, 8:20 AM

The Santa Ana winds, which blow through in the fall, bring high fire danger because their powerful gusts can whip flames into infernos.

Halloween map: Show us the best places to trick or treat

The Latest | | October 27 2012, 8:09 AM

Where are the best neighborhoods with the best candy? Help us figure it out by contributing to our map.

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