John Rabe

How a singles column changed a Persian-Jewish girl's life


"I did not tell him what his column, and the Journal, meant to a very sheltered, searching, and mixed-up Persian-Jewish girl, who had her eyes opened to a big and more beautiful world."

Expo Line

New Expo Line stations see 12,000 trips on first commute day

The newly completed rail line accesses more than just the beach; it also connects Angelenos to employment centers.

Over 35 Million Americans Expected To Travel For Memorial Day Weekend

Travel tips for Memorial Day weekend 2016

The number of people traveling is expected to be 2.5 percent higher than last year. Here's what you should think about before heading out.

LA County supervisors extend marijuana cultivation ban to June

A ban on the cultivation of medical marijuana in the unincorporated areas of L.A. County was extended by a month Tuesday so the county has more time to study the local impact.

Get ready to save energy like you save water

With the threat of summer brownouts looming, LA County says residents must conserve electricity and be prepared for 100-degree days without air conditioning.

Wheatland Fire 60 percent contained; not threatening homes

The fire broke out Monday afternoon in the Lake View Terrace neighborhood and has burned 184 acres.

Fast-moving brush fire burns in Lake View Terrace

Firefighters were facing winds from the south coming in at 9 mph, as well as gusts up to 19 mph, pushing the fire up a ravine.

Padres under fire for mishandling gay chorus' national anthem

The San Diego Gay Men's Chorus was ready to sing at the Padres game Saturday when a recording of a woman's voice was played instead and members were escorted off the field.

California bus crash leaves 20 injured, 6 seriously

All 20 of the injured were taken to hospital by ground ambulance and all were expected to survive, Kern said. Two people aboard were not injured.

LA's Expo Line cleared after car lands on tracks

Metro officials say service has resumed on the newly expanded Expo Line after a car crashed through a fence and ended up blocking tracks in both directions.

Bus rollover in San Bernardino Mountains injures 26

Two people were critically wounded when a shuttle bus rolled over on Highway 330.

ET rolls home through streets of Los Angeles

The massive, 66,000-pound fuel tank is expected to arrive at the California Science Center at 7:30 p.m.

Young Guatemalan immigrant arrested after deportation order

Immigration officials aren't saying if a planned crackdown targeting recent arrivals has begun in Los Angeles area. But they say a young Guatemalan man arrested this week fits their "enforcement priorities."

Here's how to avoid traffic from NASA fuel tank's LA trip

ET is coming — that is, the ET-94 space shuttle fuel tank, inching its way through Los Angeles and heralded by traffic advisories. We've got your back on where to avoid.

Expo Line extension opens Friday — here's what you should know

Service on the Expo Line light rail extension starts at noon Friday, and whether you’re a seasoned rider or a Metro newbie, we have a rundown of the key things you’ll want to know.

County sweetening the pot for landlords to accept Section 8

With L.A.'s vacancy rate hovering at just 2.7 percent, apartment hunting is a competitive sport. But Section 8 voucher holders are the underdogs.