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Maré Adds New Silver Lake Location, Brings Late-Night Bites

Bouillabaisse croquettes, chorizo focaccia, and pistachio rice balls are a few new items that are exclusive to the Silver Lake location. [ more › ]

L.A. Author Amy Ephron To Talk Debut Children's Book Saturday

Ephron will hold the event with O.G. 'SNL' cast member Laraine Newman, who narrated the audiobook for "The Castle in the Mist." [ more › ]

California Sees Unexpected Jump In Traffic Deaths

Between 2015 and 2016, motor vehicle deaths increased at a rate more than double the national average. [ more › ]

Man with rifle and spray paint sparks bizarre standoff in Oakland

A man with a rifle who sprayed-painted graffiti on a home and a car triggered the closure of a major Bay Area highway Friday morning after residents reported gunshots near the Oakland Zoo, according the California Highway Patrol. The incident began about 9 a.m. near 98th Avenue and Golf Links Road in...

Massive Immigration March Planned For Saturday

The rally comes as large scale ICE raids have swept the region. [ more › ]

In Oroville, a caravan of trucks and cement mixers race to repair dam spillways ahead of new storms

Tensions were running high Friday in Feather River Basin communities, where residents were growing increasingly frustrated with conflicting messages from state officials about the threats posed by a new series of storms headed for the imperiled Oroville Dam reservoir. Two days ago, California Department...

Body-Shaming Playboy Model's Lawyer Says She Being Treated 'Unfairly'

The defense team for the Playboy model who Snapchatted a photograph of a naked gym member in the locker room to mock her body is trying to get her out of jail time. Lawyer Dana Cole said of Dani Mathers, "If anyone is deserving of (diversion) it would be someone like Ms. Mathers who inadvertently, on accident, did a bad thing." [ more › ]

Monster storm could dump record-setting rain across Southern California

What forecasters say may be the strongest storm in years could dump record-setting rain across Southern California and Los Angeles. The storm, part of a warm “atmospheric river,” is swollen with moisture and poised to pour rain onto burn-scarred areas in local mountains and foothills. “It’s arriving...

L.A. community plans languished for years. Now they're an unlikely issue in the March election

Eleven years ago, Los Angeles officials invited residents of San Pedro to help rewrite their neighborhood’s community plan, which spells out where new housing and other amenities would be allowed. Dozens took part in the effort. Yet the document is only now heading to the City Council for a vote...

Investor pleads guilty to withholding email during grand jury probe of Port of L.A. police chief

A Santa Monica attorney pleaded guilty Thursday to disobeying a federal grand jury subpoena during the public-corruption investigation of the Port of Los Angeles’ former police chief. Gerard N. Casale Jr. admitted that he failed to turn over an email in response to the subpoena seeking information...

Life below Oroville Dam: Stoicism, faith ... and cars poised for a fast getaway

Life below Oroville Dam: Stoicism, faith... and cars poised for a fast getaway By Peter H. King Feb. 17, 2017 | REPORTING FROM Oroville, Calif. California Water Service district manager Toni Ruggle surveys the Feather River at Bedrock Park downstream from Oroville Dam. (Brian van der Brug / Los...

Grants go to charters and a traditional school to help teachers stay on the job

Julia Guy worried that remaining a teacher might be difficult once she started a family, and staying fit already posed a challenge — so she eagerly filled out a survey seeking suggestions on how to keep teachers in the profession. Her employer, Bright Star Schools, reviewed the results, crafted...

From the archives: Oscars get ready for showtime

In 1970,  it was all about the western. Actor John Wayne, the consummate cowboy, took an Oscar home for his role in "True Grit," "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" earned several nominations and "Midnight Cowboy" won best picture. The original March 25, 1970, caption reported that the process...

15 years after a boy was kidnapped and sexually assaulted in Northridge, DNA leads LAPD to the suspect

Fifteen years after a man kidnapped a 14-year-old boy at gunpoint, blindfolded him and then sexually assaulted him, Los Angeles police arrested a suspect this week after a DNA match cracked the cold case open. Mirek Paul Voyt, a 54-year-old former grocery store manager, was arrested at his Hollywood...

What time should school start? No earlier than 8:30 a.m., lawmaker proposes

Local teens may catch a few more Zs during the school week under a bill that state Sen. Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) introduced this week. Senate Bill 328 would require middle and high schools across California to start the school day no earlier than 8:30 a.m. In his bill introduction,...

L.A. County supervisors call for action on missed payments from child protection agency

Los Angeles County supervisors this week called for an inquiry into the “root cause” behind hundreds of missed payments from the county’s child protection agency to foster care parents, group home managers and others depending on public assistance. The missed payments, first reported by The Times...

ICYMI: Mark Zuckerberg Responds To Post-Election Criticisms Of Facebook

Plus, the origins of the American Empire, NYC Ballet's gorgeous rooftop dance, and much more! [ more › ]

92-year-old man charged in Valentine's Day killing of wife

A 92-year-old veteran has been charged in the shotgun killing of his wife on Valentine’s Day, according to police and the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. Carven Nathaniel Kendrick was charged Thursday with one count of voluntary manslaughter in the death of 73-year-old Jenelle Gamble-Kendrick...

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