Posted Jan. 3, 2015, 8:03 am
What do a Nobel laureate, a former skinhead, an imam and a heavy metal singer all have in common?
Posted Jan. 1, 2015, 1:07 pm
The minimum wage and homelessness likely will continue to be among the major issues affecting Los Angeles in the year ahead.
Posted Dec. 28, 2015, 9:00 am
Parking in Los Angeles could become smarter and fairer, thanks to a series of seven motions authored by L.A. councilman Mike Bonin and submitted to the L.A. City Council earlier this month.
Posted Dec. 27, 2015, 10:02 am
The Iowa football team is scheduled to participate in the 60th Beef Bowl today at Lawry's The Prime Rib in Beverly Hills, one day before its opponent in Friday's 102nd Rose Bowl Game, Stanford.
Posted Dec. 25, 2015, 9:54 am
Starting Monday, some airplanes at Los Angeles International Airport will begin using a shorter runway thanks to construction activity that will result in more noticeable aircraft activity for residents just north of the airfield.
Posted Dec. 25, 2015, 9:51 am
For its third annual New Year's Eve countdown party at Grand Park next week, the Music Center will include its own performance venue plaza atop Bunker Hill as space for a music stage and other activities, organizers said.
Posted Dec. 24, 2015, 10:47 am
Christmas Eve in Los Angeles will be marked today by a music and dance program at The Music Center and traditional Masses and church services celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.
Posted Dec. 16, 2015, 9:32 am
Donald J. Trump is scheduled to be in Hollywood today to appear on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" while three of his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination are set to conduct fundraisers in the Southland.
Posted Dec. 15, 2015, 8:48 am
All Los Angeles Unified School District schools will stay closed today in response to a reported bomb threat, Schools Superintendent Ramon Cortines said.
Posted Nov. 25, 2015, 12:30 pm
The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a jobs program aimed at having military veterans work 5 percent of all new Los Angeles County construction job hours.
Posted Nov. 17, 2015, 7:59 am
The Los Angeles City Council will consider a recommendation today to remove criminal penalties from a controversial city law that prohibits the storage of personal property, including items belonging to the homeless, on sidewalks and other public areas.
Posted Nov. 14, 2015, 9:12 am
In light of apparent coordinated terrorist attacks that left at least 140 people dead in Paris, Los Angeles police have added extra patrols at "critical infrastructure" sites and will have extra officers on hand at large public gatherings today, a department spokesman said.
Posted Oct. 31, 2015, 8:46 am
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas have put out a call for Halloween safety, urging parents to keep a close eye on their trick-or-treating youngsters and motorists to watch out for costumed children who might wander into streets -- worried more about collecting candy than being safe.
Posted Oct. 20, 2015, 4:05 pm
The Los Angeles City Council took a major step today toward allowing households to keep as many as five cats, up from the current limit of three.
Posted Oct. 14, 2015, 10:48 am
The Board of Supervisors agreed today to spend $15 million on programs to rapidly re-house homeless people and assist families before El Niño hits.
Posted Oct. 13, 2015, 11:11 am
Starting next March, Playboy will no longer publish pictures of fully naked women, it was reported today.
Posted Oct. 6, 2015, 10:19 am
On this episode of Westside Top 5 host Atlas Novack gives us his top five shows that were based in L.A.
Posted Oct. 6, 2015, 10:07 am
A Los Angeles City Council committee Monday called for further study of a plan that would offer a total of $54 million in annual tax relief to tens of thousands of small businesses by 2020.
Posted Sep. 7, 2015, 9:30 am
Ever since “Jaws” scared millions of moviegoers in the summer of 1975, there’s been a fear and fascination with sharks.
Posted Sep. 2, 2015, 9:47 am
Did you know Santa Monica has no limit on the number of indoor cats per household? It along with San Diego and other municipalities have no limits, but in Los Angeles the current number is three.
Posted Sep. 1, 2015, 5:22 pm
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously today to move forward with a bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, prompting the U.S. Olympic Committee to formally name Los Angeles as its official bidder for the athletic spectacle.
News, Los Angeles, Video, Pets
Posted Aug. 27, 2015, 9:33 am
The Best Friends Pet Adoption & Spay/Neuter Center features more than 400 fantastic dogs, cats, kittens and puppies from Los Angeles Animal Services shelters. The center is open daily from noon to 8 p.m. and adoption specialists are ready to help you find that perfect pet match.
Posted Aug. 18, 2015, 10:01 am
A Los Angeles City Council panel will weigh in today on a plan to allow ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft to pick up passengers from LAX.
Posted Aug. 16, 2015, 9:52 am
"Show Me A Hero," a six-part miniseries on the divisiveness in the late 1980s stemming from a federal judge's order to build subsidized low-income housing that would be filled by non-whites in Yonkers, New York, premieres at 8 p.m. tonight on HBO.
Posted Aug. 16, 2015, 9:46 am
The Los Angeles Dodgers are asking fans to bring their gently used clothing and shoes to Dodger Stadium today in connection with the team's annual Christian Faith Day.