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Court orders government to reunite families by deadlines

Kyle Grillot for LAist
| A federal judge in San Diego on Tuesday directed the Trump administration to reunite migrant families who have been separated at the border within 30 days.

21 of the best things to do this weekend in Southern California

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Hang with the meerkats at LA Zoo's "Roaring Nights," catch free music at Levitt Pavilion or Chinatown Summer Nights, nosh on crawfish and Cajun food, drink beer in a cemetery and more. It's the freakin' weekend.

Is USC driving up rents in Boyle Heights?

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Residents of Boyle Heights say expansion plans at the adjacent USC Health Sciences Campus are driving up rents and fueling gentrification.

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Detained mothers file lawsuit seeking reunion with children

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One of the mothers filing the suit is being held at an immigration facility in Irvine. She and her 16-year-old daughter were separated after crossing the border.

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One migrant mother describes separation, reunion and trauma

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Before the Trump administration reversed its policy of separating families caught crossing the southern border, thousands of parents and kids were divided.

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In SoCal House races, primary vote brings good news for Dems

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California officials are still finishing up the ballot count for the June 5 primary. But early clues signal that key congressional seats could turn from red to blue.

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We're Exploring LA County's 88 Cities. First Stop: Cerritos

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A little Korea, some China, toss in the Philippines, and you have a melting pot community that's amazingly diverse -- and tasty.

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LAist is officially back — thanks to you!

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We are LAist. LAist is us. And YOU are part of both.

Ballots of voters left off rosters to be counted by Friday

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It’s been over a week since a printing error left about 118,000 names off voter rolls in Los Angeles County during the primary election on June 5. Here's an update.

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