Theodore Payne Foundation is a nursery and non-profit up in the foothills of Sun Valley — about 20 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles — dedicated to promoting California's native plants. As you might imagine, business has been booming lately.
The Times won its first Pulitzer for local reporting — for its coverage of the 1965 Watts riot — when Thomas was metro editor. He died Sunday of natural causes. He was 89.
Road closures and detours for next week's 86th Academy Awards will begin to go into effect in Hollywood Sunday night, and authorities say they'll be strictly enforced.
Opponents of the statue say Glendale illegally infringed on the federal government's exclusive right to conduct foreign affairs.
The project, which will connect Los Angeles to the San Gabriel Valley, is expected to improve the economic environment of L.A. County's east side.
An airport spokeswoman says that the man was driving on a service road on the airfield around 5 a.m. when he either had a medical issue or lost control of his vehicle.
The westbound 118 connector to the southbound 23 will also see a closure this weekend. That one starts Friday night and continues until Monday morning.
Preservationists and environmentalists want the city to turn a bridge into a park — much like NYC's High Line — after its replacement is built.
Metro will receive a federal grant to help complete a $1.4 billion project that will take passengers under downtown L.A. without leaving their seats.
More than 120 UCLA and USC students attended a town hall meeting Thursday night to discuss racist, sexist fliers sent to each school.
The Los Angeles-based museum, part of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, announced Wednesday it paid $4,000 for the letter at a London auction last month.
Authorities say a prison bus accident near a downtown Los Angeles jail has caused several minor injuries.
Gusts up to 60 mph are possible below passes and canyons of the Santa Ynez Mountains in southern Santa Barbara County and in parts of Los Angeles and Ventura counties.
Occidental College trustees recently approved a ban covering stock in firms that manufacture the weapons or high-capacity ammunition for general public sale.
A crash involving a big rig and four vehicles closed all lanes on the southbound 101 Freeway near the Santa Monica Boulevard overpass Tuesday afternoon.
Hobbyist designer Nick Andert put together a look at what the Metro system could look like with widespread political will, based on existing plans.