After hazing incidents, California State University Northridge has banned all of its 54 fraternities and sororities from recruitment and pledging activities for new members. Documentary filmmaker Byron Hurt talks about hazing and the role it plays at universities and other parts of society.
Harvey Weinstein wants to change how different Hollywood producers are credited. San Francisco meets Tokyo in the new world of "Big Hero 6." And Stephen Hawking takes to Facebook. The LA Times' Rebecca Keegan weighs in.
More than $50 million of Andrew Carnegie's fortune went to build hundreds of libraries--142 here in California alone. In today's dollars, that's $1.2 billion. CityLab's Kriston Capps shares how Carnegie's wealth helped build the modern library system in the U.S.
Moreno Valley, located deep in the Inland Empire, is a major artery of commerce that's home to many warehouses. But it's also a home to political corruption where the FBI paid out the largest bribe ever in a sting to catch a public official: $2.36 million.
Artist Casey Nocket recently traveled to several national parks on the west coast. But while taking in the natural sights, she created her own: Nocket allegedly scrawled her own drawings and artwork onto the landscape.
The L.A. Unified iPads program has run into a host of problems since it launched last year, leading to resignation of its biggest advocate, former superintendent John Deasy. Does this mark the end of the effort?
"Listen up Philip" stars Jason Schwartzman as Philip and Elisabeth Moss as his current girlfriend Ashley. It's a film about writers, told in chapters. There's even a narrator who we hear in voiceover throughout the film.