Posted Nov. 27, 2014, 8:43 am
The arrest total has passed 300, including 130 in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday night, as mobile demonstrations against Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer who killed an unarmed black man entered their third day.
Posted Nov. 27, 2014, 8:42 am
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County was at its lowest amount on Thanksgiving since 2009, dropping seven-tenths of a cent today to $3.104.
Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:24 am
More than 3.5 million Southland residents are traveling during this Thanksgiving holiday, a 3.8 percent increase over last year that the Automobile Club of Southern California attributes to lower gas prices and improved personal finances.
Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:19 am
Unseasonably warm weather will bathe the Southland today and into Thanksgiving, but despite the heat, no red flag wildfire warnings were in force -- thanks to a sharp reduction in wind speeds.
Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:14 am
Thanksgiving will be marked in Los Angeles County Thursday by large gatherings on Skid Row, the Sunset Strip and in Pasadena and the San Fernando Valley to feed homeless and poor residents and distance races in Burbank and Pasadena.
Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:00 am
About 130 people were arrested in downtown Los Angeles overnight amid continuing citywide protests sparked by a grand jury decision not to indict a white Missouri police officer who killed a young, unarmed black man, police said today.
Posted Nov. 25, 2014, 9:18 am
Enrique Iglesias was sued today by a music producer who alleges he is owed royalties from songs by the singer.
Posted Nov. 25, 2014, 9:07 am
At least two people were arrested after separate protest marches through Los Angeles triggered by the grand jury decision announced in Ferguson, police said today.
Posted Nov. 23, 2014, 9:27 am
A bighorn sheep escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo Saturday and died after it was apparently struck by a hit-and-run vehicle near the Greek Theatre, authorities said.
Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 9:15 am
Port drivers ended their picketing Friday against a pair of trucking companies serving Los Angeles and Long Beach ports and rail yards, after the two firms agreed to engage in dialogue with the drivers to resolve ongoing labor disagreements.
Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 8:55 am
The Los Angeles Police Department will graduate the largest cadet class in the program's history during a ceremony taking place at the University of Southern California's Galen Center today.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:17 am
Immigration activists will gather in downtown Los Angeles today in response to President Barack Obama's executive order aimed at protecting millions of people living in the country illegally from deportation.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:01 am
The Los Angeles Auto Show begins its 10-day run at the Los Angeles Convention Center today, offering a mix of luxury and practicality among the record 30 vehicles making their world debuts.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 8:56 am
Heavy rain over the Colby Fire burn area early today triggered a debris flow onto a residential property and prompted the National Weather Service to issue flash flood warnings for the hills above Glendora.
Posted Nov. 18, 2014, 9:23 am
The two men who beat Bryan Stow in a Dodger Stadium parking -- leaving the San Francisco Giants fan with permanent brain injuries -- are negotiating plea deals with prosecutors to resolve federal weapons charges that could add 10 years to their current prison sentences, attorneys said Monday.
Posted Nov. 18, 2014, 9:12 am
Truck drivers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach expanded a trucker's strike today to rail yards that dispatch cargo to and from warehouses and distribution centers, a union announced.
Posted Nov. 17, 2014, 9:35 am
The Crown Princess cruise ship departed the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro as scheduled Sunday after Federal health officers boarded to investigate a Norovirus outbreak that hit a small percentage of passengers returning from a month long cruise to the Pacific isles, a company spokeswoman said today.
Posted Nov. 17, 2014, 9:31 am
Truck drivers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach announced a strike today against three more short-haul "drayage'' firms serving the port complex.
Posted Nov. 16, 2014, 9:04 am
More than 13,300 participants raised over $1.29 million at Saturday's eighth annual HomeWalk, helping fund efforts to end homelessness in Los Angeles County, organizers said.
Posted Nov. 16, 2014, 9:00 am
Archbishop Jose H. Gomez will honor 117 Vietnamese martyrs today at a special Mass and celebration at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels marking the 35th anniversary of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles establishing a Vietnamese community.
Posted Nov. 16, 2014, 8:50 am
LA KISS of the Arena Football League will hold open tryouts today at Whittier College, part of its efforts to rebound from a 3-15 record during its inaugural season.
Posted Nov. 15, 2014, 9:15 am
The Los Angeles City Council took an official stance Friday opposing the proposed construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline -- ahead of a vote by the U.S. Senate expected next week -- with one member challenging leaders from other cities to take similar steps to press Congress and potentially President Barack Obama to jettison the project.
Posted Nov. 15, 2014, 8:56 am
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will lead a delegation of four Los Angeles City Council members and 20 other officials on a 12-day trade mission to three Asian countries starting today.
Posted Nov. 14, 2014, 9:01 am
A Los Angeles Police Department review of its discipline system prompted by the Christopher Dorner rampage found widespread concerns among officers and civilians that the agency discriminates based on gender, ethnicity and rank, according to a report reviewed by the Los Angeles Times.
Posted Nov. 13, 2014, 8:20 am
A "Django Unchained'' actress who made headlines when she was handcuffed and briefly detained along a Studio City street is scheduled to be arraigned today along with her boyfriend for allegedly having sex in public.