Chris Nichols is editor at Los Angeles magazine, and he's also quite the collector of things from eras gone by. From time to time, he brings some of his treasures into the studio for a little show and tell.
According to the Associated Press, at least 30 journalists have been kidnapped or have gone missing during the Syrian civil war. That's an unprecedented number, and it's almost eliminated news coverage in the country.
A detention cell is not designed to be comfortable. But human rights groups and migrants who've crossed illegally into the US say the conditions inside some American Border Patrol stations have become unsafe.
Truckers in the Port of Oakland grabbed headlines last week when they demanded an extension — and extra funding — to a January 1st deadline. That's when they're supposed to upgrade their engines to meet California pollution standards.
The Los Angeles Times published an investigative piece this week that highlights enormous flaws in how the state tracks toxic waste. This is how big the problem is: 174,000 tons of waste has gone missing over the last five years.
Military suicides have dropped significantly—more than 22 percent this year. That’s great news, but what has puzzled military officials is why. The Defense Department has launched a series of new suicide prevention programs, but whether those efforts have had any real impact on the reduced rates remains unclear, officials admit.
Anyone looking for affordable rentals in the Bay Area knows, they’re very hard to come by these days. The booming tech economy and sky high rents have turned San Francisco into the second-least affordable rental market in the United States.
The 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show opens to the public tomorrow at the LA Convention Center. Big debuts at this year’s event include a revamped MINI Cooper, Chevrolet Colorado and Subaru WRX—and Porsche’s new Macan compact crossover.
Readers who need their daily dose of the Los Angeles Daily News will soon have to pay up. That goes for frequent readers of the Long Beach Press-Telegram, the Pasadena Star News and six other local Southern California papers owned by Digital First Media. The company said the newspapers will transition to paid subscriptions starting Wednesday.