A dark or silver Mercedes-Benz struck an LAPD officer and his motorcycle on Pacific Coast Highway at Sunset a little before 8 p.m. tonight. The officer was taken to UCLA with non-life threatening injuries.
Thousands of people across the LA area received a nerve-jangling email alert this afternoon from the city of Monterey Park. In some cases more than one or two.
On Thursday, fast-food workers in more than 100 cities across America will stage a national strike to demand a living wage of $15 an hour. Conservatives and restaurant conglomerates have responded by arguing that fast-food jobs are meant for inexperienced teenagers as entry-level, job-training types of positions, and therefore don’t merit living-wage pay.
Years ago there was a popular series of novels featuring a rabbi who solved crimes. The first in the series was called “Friday the Rabbi Slept Late,” and the titles of subsequent installments also played on days of the week (“Saturday the Rabbi Went Hungry,” “ Sunday the Rabbi Stayed Home” etc. ).
Universal says the film production in Georgia is shutting down indefinitely. The coroner also gives some details on the deaths of Walker and Roger Rodas.
Don Shirley at LA Stage Times has the toll: Capsule theater reviews will drop from the current seven or eight per week to about two, and commentaries by Steven Leigh Morris will appear every other week, instead of weekly.
This is a cross-post of my column in The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles. I knew better than to expect P.L. Travers to write something sweet in my copy of Mary Poppins, but I didn't think it would be quite so medicinal. It was 1988, and I'd been a vice president at Disney for two years. Show More Summary
Michael Kenna | Kenna has long been recognized for the dream-like landscapes that make up the majority of his work and has been exhibited internationally since the late 1970's. Kenna travels six months out of the year to remote locations...Show More Summary
Bob Guccione, Jr. In A Vintage Photo From Spin What is the essence of American music, and can it be captured in one book? That's the question facing publishing legend Bob Guccione, Jr. and one he's in the midst of answering. It was raised...Show More Summary
Will young, healthy people sign up for Obamacare ?
When a train derails and people die, as happened Sunday in New York, there are going to be lots of questions. Eventually, there will be answers to most. But will anyone be able to answer this question: How much are the lives of train passengers worth?
Then U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy declared victory in the 1960 presidential election the day after his razor-thin besting of then Vice President Richard Nixon. This appearance at the Hyannis Armory not far from the Kennedys' Massachusetts...Show More Summary
LAPD numbers dropping. Driver gets ticket for Google Glass. First Wienerschnitzel added to monument registry. Newsweek to resume print. "The Goldfinch" back on top. A warning about visits to Paul Walker death site. George Lewis in the green room. Plus more.
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas won outright tonight in the special election in the 54th Assembly District.
It's time again for the annual ritual in Los Angeles County — the mass burial of unclaimed or indigent individuals left in the coroner's morgue.
The former Dodger infielder has been hired as a TV and radio commentator, according to Times blogger Steve Dilbeck, citing "a person familiar with the situation who spoke on the condition of anonymity."
Former governor Gray Davis, former city attorney Carmen Trutanich and high-profile defense lawyer Mark Geragos are co-hosting a $1,500-per-napkin fundraiser for Baca next week.
British Olympian Tom Daley and actress Maria Bello have made headlines in recent days by coming out, Bello in a Modern Love piece for the New York Times and Daley in a YouTube video to fans. After a string of notable celebrities opening...Show More Summary
Los Angeles is proud of its sunshine and 75-degree winter days. We like to flaunt our balmy weather when New York and Chicago are buried under snowdrifts and Boston and Minneapolis are worried about black ice.
By Karen A. Lefkowitz Female trailblazers in the field of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) include extraordinary figures such as ecologist and writer Rachel Carson, primatologist and anthropologist Jane Goodall, oceanographer Sylvia Earle, and water quality activist Dorothy Green, founding president of Heal the Bay. Show More Summary