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The Best Friends Pet Adoption and Spay/Neuter Center features more than 400 fantastic dogs, cats, kittens and puppies from Los Angeles Animal Services shelters.

News, Los Angeles, Video, Pets

VIDEO: Your New Pet Is Waiting For You At Best Friends Pet Adoption/Neuter Center

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.

Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Los Angeles, Transportation, Los Anglees

L.A. City Council Panel To Weigh In On Uber/Lyft Picking Up Passengers From LAX

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.

News, Los Angeles, Television

HBO Miniseries "Show Me A Hero" Premieres Tonight

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.

Dodger Stadium.

Sports, Los Angeles, Dodgers

Dodgers Conducting Clothing, Shoe Drives On Christian Faith Day Today

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.

A picture of L.A. during the 1984 summer Olympics.

News, Sports, Los Angeles

L.A. Being Finalized As Nation's Bidder To Host 2024 Summer Olympics Games

Posted Aug. 12, 2015, 3:36 pm

The U.S. Olympic Committee announced today it is working to finalize terms for Los Angeles to become the nation's bidder to host the 2024 Summer Games.

Sports, Los Angeles, Nfl

UPDATE: NFL Hold Meeting On Relocating Team To L.A.

Posted Aug. 11, 2015, 9:18 am

National Football League owners will hold a special meeting in Chicago today to get an update on proposals to relocate one or more teams to the Los Angeles area, although no decisions will be made.

News, Los Angeles, History

Events Mark 50th Anniversary of Watts Riots

Posted Aug. 11, 2015, 9:16 am

Fifty years ago today, Marquette Frye -- a 21-year-old black man -- was pulled over for drunken driving by a white California Highway Patrol officer near 116th Street and Avalon Boulevard in South Los Angeles, setting off a chain of events that led to a six-day uprising that changed the face of the city.

Thomas B. Elias, Columnist

Los Angeles, Health, Opinion, California, Columnist

Condoms-In-Porn A Lock For 2016 Ballot

Posted Aug. 9, 2015, 9:36 am

The ballot initiative carnival predicted when it became clear how few valid voter signatures would be needed to qualify measures for next year’s November ballot is now officially underway.

Hilary Clinton.

News, Los Angeles, Politics, Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton In L.A. Today For Roundtable Discussion On Home Care, Then Fundraiser

Posted Aug. 6, 2015, 9:20 am

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is scheduled to be in Los Angeles today to participate in a roundtable discussion on home care and conduct a campaign fundraiser.

The Special Olympics World Games conclude today in Los Angeles.

News, Sports, Los Angeles

Special Olympics World Games To Conclude Today At Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

Posted Aug. 2, 2015, 9:13 am

The 2015 Special Olympics World Games will come to a close today in the same venue where they began this time last week -- the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

Dodger Stadium.

Sports, Los Angeles, Dodgers

First Dodgers Wives Mystery Bag Fundraising Event Today At Dodger Stadium

Posted Aug. 2, 2015, 9:11 am

The first Dodgers Wives Mystery Bag fundraising event will be held at today's Los Angeles Dodgers-Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim interleague game at Dodger Stadium.

Saturday's nearly 3 1/2-hour opening ceremony at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum began with a videotaped welcome by President Barack Obama and ended with the lighting of the Olympic torch in the peristyle end.

News, Sports, Los Angeles

First Medals Of Special Olympics World Games To Be Awarded Today

Posted Jul. 26, 2015, 9:10 am

The first medals of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games will be awarded today, one day after first lady Michelle Obama officially opened Los Angeles' largest sporting event since the 1984 Summer Olympics.

Latest police news and updates.

News, Los Angeles, Police Department

LAPD Issue Tactical Alert Following Spate Of Gang-Related Shootings In South L.A.

Posted Jul. 26, 2015, 9:08 am

Los Angeles police issued a tactical alert Saturday night following a spate of gang-related shootings in South Los Angeles, according to media reports.

News, Los Angeles, Sheriff

10 L.A. County Jail Personnel Relieved Of Duties, Others Reassigned Amid Controversy

Posted Jul. 12, 2015, 9:01 am

Ten people described as jail personnel with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department have been relived of duty and a number of others have been reassigned amid an investigation into abusive treatment of an inmate, Sheriff Jim McDonnell announced Saturday.

Dodger Stadium.

News, Sports, Los Angeles, Baseball, Dodgers

Viva Los Dodgers: Cuban Heritage Day At Dodger Stadium Today

Posted Jul. 12, 2015, 8:12 am

The Los Angeles Dodgers will celebrate Cuban Heritage Day at today's game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Dodger Stadium, with all their Cuban and Cuban-American players participating in the Viva Los Dodgers festival.

News, Los Angeles

Black Lives Matter Activists To Meet With L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Today

Posted Jul. 9, 2015, 9:01 am

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will meet today with Black Lives Matter activists who have been calling for the dismissal of police Chief Charlie Beck and two officers involved in last year's fatal shooting of Ezell Ford, a 25-year-old unarmed black man.

News, Los Angeles, Celebrity, Police Department

Bill Cosby Investigation Ongoing, Says LAPD Chief Charlie Beck

Posted Jul. 8, 2015, 11:36 am

Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck confirmed today the department has an "ongoing" investigation into Bill Cosby, but the probe is unrelated to a recently released deposition in which the comedian admitted obtaining drugs he intended to give to women with whom he wanted to have sex.

News, Los Angeles, Tourism

Disneyland Resort Gets Extended Tax Break In Exchange For $1B Expansion Commitment

Posted Jul. 8, 2015, 7:20 am

The Anaheim City Council announced today that it has voted to extend a nearly 20-year-old tax exemption scheme benefiting Walt Disney Parks and Resorts for another 30 years -- with the possibility of 15 more after that -- in exchange for a commitment to make a $1 billion investment in its Anaheim Resort operations.

State Senator Tony Mendoza.

News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Board Of Supervisors

Measure Seeks To Expand Number Of Seats On County Board Of Supervisors From 5 To 7

Posted Jul. 8, 2015, 7:03 am

A bipartisan measure to increase the number of elected supervisors from 5 to 7 members in counties that have more than two million residents authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) was approved Tuesday by the Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments Committee. The measure now goes to the Senate Appropriations Committee.

Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Los Angeles, Lax

United Airlines Grounds All Flights; LAX Affected With 10 Outgoing Flights, 2 Incoming

Posted Jul. 8, 2015, 6:45 am

A computer problem affecting United Airlines grounded its fleet throughout the nation for a time today, delaying 10 outbound flights at Los Angeles International Airport, with delays expected to continue as crews work to bring things back to normal.

Sports, Los Angeles, Soccer

Rally Honoring World Cup-Winning Team Set For Downtown Los Angeles

Posted Jul. 7, 2015, 9:04 am

A rally honoring the World Cup-winning U.S. women's soccer team will be held today at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles.

Timothy 'Desert Storm' Bradley.

Sports, Los Angeles, Boxing

Timothy "Desert Storm" Bradley Ends Jessie Vargas's Undefeated Reign In Boxing

Posted Jun. 28, 2015, 9:35 am

Timothy "Desert Storm" Bradley scored a unanimous 12-round decision over previously undefeated Jessie Vargas Saturday night at StubHub Center to win the interim World Boxing Organization welterweight championship.

David Ryu, L.A. Councilman-Elect.

News, Los Angeles, Politics

David Ryu, L.A. Councilman-Elect, To Hold Swearing-In Ceremony Today

Posted Jun. 28, 2015, 9:20 am

Los Angeles Councilman-elect David Ryu will hold his swearing in ceremony today to mark the start of his four-year term on the Los Angeles City Council.

American Pharoah won the Belmont Stakes to become the 12th winner of the US Triple Crown.

Sports, Los Angeles, Celebrity

American Pharoah, Triple Crown Winner, To Parade Before Fans At Santa Anita Park

Posted Jun. 27, 2015, 8:09 am

American Pharoah -- who made history three weeks ago by winning the first Triple Crown in 37 years -- is set to parade today before thousands of fans at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia.

Jessie Vargas.

Sports, Los Angeles, Celebrity, Boxing

Welterweight Championship On The Line Tonight Between Jessie Vargas, Timothy Bradley

Posted Jun. 27, 2015, 8:01 am

Undefeated Jessie Vargas will fight Timothy "Desert Storm" Bradley for the interim World Boxing Organization welterweight championship tonight at StubHub Center.

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