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'No kill' advocates urge more landlords to accept pets

City shelters euthanize about a quarter of the animals annually. "No kill" advocates say landlords could reduce the number of surrendered animals by allowing pets.

Metro head urges taking the long view after falling ridership

Metro CEO Phil Washington downplayed declining ridership numbers, saying the numbers are cyclical and his agency plans for the long haul.

UCLA stadium will stay on revamped West LA veterans campus

Details of the final Master Plan for the V.A.'s overhaul of its Westwood campus emerged Thursday--including the fact that some commercial tenants will likely be allowed to stay.

Eastsiders bid fond farewell to the 6th Street Bridge

For those who grew up near it, the iconic bridge that connects Boyle Heights to downtown was much more than an L.A. landmark.

Go LA: Trip-planning app tells you the skinniest way to travel

The new Go LA app will tell you the fastest, cheapest and greenest options to get from here to there, plus how many calories you'll burn on the way.

VA chief pleads with LA landlords to rent to homeless vets

V.A. Secretary Bob McDonald is in Los Angeles, asking area landlords to rent apartment units to homeless veterans. Some landlords may be getting on board.

Vin Scully Avenue? Councilmember wants to rename Elysian Park Avenue

The two blocks from Sunset Boulevard to Stadium Way lead to Dodger's Stadium. If approved, they would be called Vin Scully Avenue.

Residents cross 6th Street Bridge one last time before its closure

Dozens of people gathered Tuesday night to walk and take photos of the iconic bridge. Police were ultimately brought in to help disperse the crowd.

LA road, transit projects face cuts as gas tax revenues drop

Low gas prices are good news for drivers, but they mean less gas tax revenues for Los Angeles County transportation projects.

Arrests after immigrant rights protest blocks downtown LA streets

Aerial video showed protesters seated on the street. They were gathered in a circle with signs at the intersection of Temple and Los Angeles streets.

Assemblyman Gatto proposes Parking Bill of Rights

Assemblyman Mike Gatto's "Parking Bill of Rights" would curtail valets, "bounty hunter," and fine-hungry municipalities.

Metro moves to reverse falling ridership

Ridership has fallen about 9 percent in the past two years on buses and trains in L.A. county, raising questions about Metro's spending of billions to expand transit service.

Road into downtown Long Beach to close for up to 3 years

Drivers who head into downtown Long Beach using Ocean Boulevard will need to take a detour starting Wednesday, as a 3-year road closure begins.

Los Angeles wants Olympic athletes in UCLA dorms for 2024

Will Olympic athletes be heading to the UCLA dorms in 2024? The Olympic committee decides on the host city next year, but L.A. is adding a collegiate approach to its bid.

Golden Mikes: KPCC's awards reflect public service

KPCC picks up 11 awards at RTNA's annual Golden Mikes banquet, including a first for best newscast and honors for best public affairs news program.

Sushi, ramen restaurants to pay $621K in back wages, damages

The U.S. Labor Department said Monday that violations by Cerritos-based Gatten Sushi and its sister company GTN impacted nearly 400 workers at 11 restaurants.