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Feds blame minor errors for immigration court confusion

Courtesy of Jean Reisz
| The nation’s immigration courts are already dealing with a backlog of more than 760,000 pending cases. But things got even messier this week in L.A. and elsewhere.

Angelenos celebrate first ‘Secular Day of the Dead’

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The new event allows participants in Los Angeles who don’t practice religion to celebrate a cultural tradition that many have grown up with.

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Rocket Scientists Go All Out for Pumpkin Carving Competition

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The mechanical engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory spend weeks on their pumpkins, building everything from spaceships to movie scenes.

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One clergy abuse survivor wants more accountability in LA

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After an explosive grand jury report on Catholic Church abuse in Pennsylvania and an FBI probe, survivors in Southern California call for similar accountability.

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The block that Prop. 13 built: Similar homes, different taxes

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As California home prices reach staggering new highs, the growing disparity between what newer and older homeowners pay on similarly valued property has renewed a problematic question: Is Prop. 13 fair?

LA's Past Versus LA's Future — It's All Bearing Out In Silver Lake

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Is preserving an 80-year-old gas station more important than building new apartments?

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45 arrested in Riverside County anti-gang operation

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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra joined Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin and local police to announce 45 arrests as part of Operation Eastbound and Down. The raids were part of an effort to combat gang violence.

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LA County sexual misconduct cases top $36M in payouts

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Sexual misconduct allegations against Los Angeles County employees sometimes took months and even years to resolve, a KPCC/LAist investigation found.

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Hundreds in Venice discuss proposed Bridge shelter with LA mayor, city councilman, LAPD

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Hundreds in Venice packed into Westminster Elementary’s auditorium, while others watched from a designated overflow area, for a town hall on a proposed temporary homeless shelter - part of Mayor Eric Garcetti's "A Bridge Home" initiative.

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