From the start, the people of Los Angeles celebrated their aqueduct, cheering by the thousands as water tumbled south. Where that water came from, in the Owens Valley, the response to LA's thirst was quite different.
Candy is a source of pleasure and pain, if you consider the problems with obesity in this country. So in advance of Halloween we’ll take a look at the candy complex in the U.S. with Rutgers professor Samira Kawash, author of the book, "Candy: A Century of Panic and Pleasure."
Monday afternoon, California joined Oregon, Washington and British Columbia in signing an agreement to battle climate change. This plan includes the support of research and permit initiatives for clean energy and preservation.
Residents in Irwindale have been complaining about the fumes from the production of the popular spicy sauce Sriracha. The city filed a lawsuit in LA Superior Court yesterday asking a judge to halt Sriracha production at the Huy Fong Foods factory.
It’s not uncommon during Halloween for people to dress up like a Geisha, a Mexican in a mariachi suit or dressing like a redneck. But for some people, these costumes are just promoting stereotypes and are offensive.
The Los Angeles Times reports U.S. intelligence officials are angered by denials from the Obama Administration about spying on German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, also denied knowledge of "certain surveillance activities."
Critics of Obamacare now have more ammunition. Along with the troublesome rollout of the Affordable Care Act Website, some people will lose their current health insurance plans. This is something that President Obama said would not happen.
Yesterday, Laker center Chris Kaman discussed the prospects that the Clippers (his former team for seven seasons) would become “L.A.’s team” with Times basketball reporter Mike Bresnahan: "I respect what they're doing and what they've done, but still, they're nothing like the Lakers. You look up here at all the championships. They're never going to have that. It's never going to happen. I don't see it.”
From Pershing Square to Beverly Center to Amazon.com, Christmas decor and holidays shopping tips are up and glowing even before All Hallow's Eve. If you think that's early, Kmart's holiday-shopping ads went into rotation on September 9, more than 100 days before Christmas. Why so early?
LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy is having a closed-door meeting with the seven-member Board of Education today and will get his annual review. Today’s meeting caps days of rumors surrounding Deasy’s future at the country’s second largest school district. It started with a Los Angeles Times article Thursday that reported Deasy’s intention to resign his post in February, citing unnamed sources.
The Art Center College of Design will be starting a new auto design program. Peter and Merle Mullin donated a gift of $15 million dollars from the couple who are classic car enthusiasts. The money will go towards the construction of a transportation design facility, and support future leaders in the field. The Mullins are no strangers to preserving art.