The mayor signed the pledge at a City Hall rally launching a new coalition, Transform California, which has been formed to increase awareness of transgender issues in the state.
There are about 13,500 apartments and condos throughout Los Angeles that need retrofitting.
Temperatures are expected to gradually cool down Tuesday through Thursday before increasing clouds bring a chance of showers Friday and Saturday.
So far in this fiscal year, Los Angeles County has taken in the highest number of unaccompanied children of any county nationwide, nearly 1,500.
No structures are threatened in the fire that broke out in a recycling yard on Tujunga Avenue Sunday afternoon.
One man was killed and eight people including at least three children were injured when a minivan and an SUV collided in the San Fernando Valley.
High wind warnings and advisories are in effect for large swaths of the region until noon Saturday, including the Indio desert area, where thousands are attending the first weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
The transit agency is taking its cue from policies in other cities that fine those riders who take up extra seats with their bags.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti touted the economic benefits from Measure R, the sales tax funding transit and highway projects, but an expert says the impact is hard to project.
The fire has so far burned 15 acres, though forward progress has been stopped and the fire is 10 percent contained. Earlier, nearby Einstein Academy was voluntarily evacuated.
California has more military vets than any other state, but one of the lowest percentages of vets serving in state legislatures. Could money be to blame?
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said homicide detectives were responding to a stabbing death at or near Wardlow Station.
The Expo Line to Santa Monica opens in May but several crossings in the busy downtown area don't have gates to prevent cars from entering the tracks.
"At the end of the day we’re all humans. We all have to pee and poop," says a student who participated in the "It's Just a Toilet" campaign.
Swann, the former star receiver for the Trojans and Hall-of-Famer for the Pittsburgh Steelers, takes over for the retiring Pat Haden.
The LA Times compiled all the stats on Kobe Bryant's every shot ever, and turned it into an interactive visual for die-hard Laker fans and the curious alike.