The roommate of a 36-year-old Army veteran, who went missing for two weeks and was later discovered dumped in a canyon in Orange County, has been arrested in the woman's death. Kwang Chol Joy, also known as K.C. Joy, was arrested and booked on suspicion of murder yesterday. [ more › ]
The Los Angeles city controller doesn't have any actual power over the modernization plans of Los Angeles World Airports or over whether a controversial new runway is built at Los Angeles International Airport. Nevertheless, LAWA and...Show More Summary
If you thought restaurant owners Samy and Amy Bouzaglo were going to pack it up after being humiliated on Gordon Ramsay's TV show "Kitchen Nightmares" and, well, the internet, clearly you haven't been paying attention. The Bouzaglos do not seem to be the types who admit they've lost control or exercise any kind of restraint. [ more › ]
Before airing a documentary about the Park Avenue building where Koch and a lot of other rich people live, the president of WNET gave the mogul a call and offered to water things down. It didn't help: Koch still resigned from the station's board.
In tonight's Extra, Extra, Cannes gets hit by a thief (again), tepees (sp?) are in this season and Prince Jackson is finding himself. Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports. You can also find us on Pinterest, Storify, Foursquare, and Instagram (laistpics). [ more › ]
This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from Cannes and coffee shops. [ more › ]
Two men have been arrested in the case of a 15-year-old who was killed during an iPad robbery in Las Vegas last week. Jacob Dismont, 18, and Michael Solid, 21, were booked into the Clark County jail on charges of murder, robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery. [ more › ]
There should be a warning for this movie, because while it's labeled a documentary, with its chiaroscuro lighting, it could be called an impressionist kaleidoscope dream, culled from real-life footage.
Only a week remains until Netflix releases all 15 new episodes of "Arrested Development," and the coming days are sure to be filled with "Final Countdown" references, along with banana stand and stair car sightings. [ more › ]
Northbound traffic on the 405 Freeway is going to be blocked at the 10 Freeway interchange two nights in a row while Metro does repaving and restriping work. The shutdowns Sunday and Monday will start at midnight and reopen at 5 am. [ more › ]
Police in Inglewood shot and killed a sword-wielding man after he broke the windows of eight police squad cars at the city's police headquarters. An officer confronted the suspect who had apparently smashed the windows of the squad cars and was using a long-bladed sword to vandalize them. [ more › ]
Get out to climb stairs, celebrate pride or listen to some classical music. [ more › ]
Move over Verdi, Puccini, Bizet...(not you, Mozart)....make room for Lee Holdridge and Richard Sparks. Who? These are the guys who have created a new...
In tonight's Extra, Extra, the new gay-friendly Rose Queen, sea lions, sea lions, everywhere and L.A.'s favorite Randy Newman song gets an update. Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports. You can also find us on Pinterest, Storify, Foursquare, and Instagram (laistpics). [ more › ]
From the Department Of Oh Gross comes the news that Farrah Abraham's bikini wore has gotten yanked down from eBay because of hygiene concerns. [ more › ]
A 21-year-old man plunged to his death while rock-climbing at a popular spot in the San Jacinto Mountains. Lucas Dunn was climbing on a popular rock near Idyllwild known as Lily Rock or Tahquitz Rock in the Humber Park area on Friday morning. [ more › ]
In Burbank, Olive & Thyme is serving up tasty meals, top notch coffee, and delicious pastries, in a marketplace setting. [ more › ]
Who says we don't have seasons in L.A.? The jacarandas are blooming, the air smells like jasmine and the Butterfly Pavilion has opened up at the Natural History Museum. LAist stopped by to take some photos of the more than 53 species of butterflies and moths, as well as the lush ecosystem they call home through September. [ more › ]
Meet Beng Beng! This fantastically-tempered Terrier charms everyone he meets. He would be an ideal family dog since nothing phases him. Diablo is a very sweet and calm yet curious 4 1/2 year old kitty with a beautiful coat. Diablo loves to hug and welcomes any and all petting. [ more › ]
Get out so you can head to the drive-in, catch a 1960's avant-garde flick or celebrate LGBT pride. [ more › ]