L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti is in Mexico City this week meeting with business leaders and state and local officials. Garcetti and Mexico City Mayor Miguel Ángel Mancera Espinosa announced an agreement yesterday that aims to promote new projects in clean energy, biomedicine and business creation.
The ethos behind President Obama's budget hinges on the idea, "Opportunity for all." It's a future that tackles income inequality, and where the economic playing field is leveled. But what if LA was given its own blank check? One that could be used to make any kind of future it wanted?
California did get a bit of rain recently, but drought remains a persistent problem. And while no one can make it rain, farmers can try to look for more water underground. To do that, many have been relying on a practice known as "dowsing" or "water witching."
Los Angeles is home to the biggest Filipino population in the mainland U.S. However, they have limited access to art from their home country. A new exhibit at USC's Fisher Art Museum gives these residents a rare chance to reconnect with the breadth of Filipino creativity.
Facing a backlog of hundreds of health and safety complaints about nursing homes, Los Angeles County public health officials told inspectors to close cases without fully investigating them, according to internal documents and interviews.
Here's a scenario: You're out at a coffee shop, and people at the next table start talking in a foreign language...about you. Maybe you can only tell based on how they look at you. Or maybe you caught them because you know the language.
Student loans have been a problem for a long time. The amount of loans is now at $1.1 trillion dollars, but the problem may be getting even worse. Some believe that a growing number of people are enrolling in college, not to get a degree or training, but just to get a student loan.