Immigration activists and policy makers fill downtown LA

'Born Trump' Examines The 'Emotional Hold' The President Has On His Family

Trump signs order to end family separations

US & World

3 Charts That Show What's Actually Happening Along The Southern Border

Emails Raise Questions About Interior Secretary Zinke's Link With Oil Executive

Military Asked To Provide 20,000 Beds For Detained Immigrant Children


Laws That Criminalize Spread Of Infectious Diseases Can Increase Their Stigma

Keystone Virus Makes Jump From Mosquitoes To Human For First Time

Some DNA Dismissed As 'Junk' Is Crucial To Embryo Development


Making Schools Safer: Harsh Consequences, Or Second Chances?

White House Proposes Merging Education And Labor Departments

This young Los Angeles bassist is headed to Carnegie Hall

Environment & Science

SoCal Edison opens new facility for wildfire prevention

Toxics agency says Exide cleanup is far from over

McDonald's Says It's Ditching Plastic Straws In U.K. And Ireland

Crime & Justice

LA civil rights icon John Mack dies

D.C. Sniper Lee Malvo To Get New Sentencing Hearings

In Major Privacy Win, Supreme Court Rules Police Need Warrant To Track Your Cellphone


In SoCal House races, primary vote brings good news for Dems

Here's what it would cost to shelter every homeless person — and why LA will never do it

LAist is officially back — thanks to you!

Business & Economy

Lottery sales fast-paced in low-income, Latino and Asian neighborhoods

California Lottery Sales Are Shattering Records — But Schools Aren’t Hitting The Jackpot

Is California’s expensive housing scaring away job seekers?

Arts & Entertainment

24 awesome things to do this weekend in Southern California

21 awesome weekend events in Los Angeles

21 best things to do in Southern California this weekend