Demographers quantify the growing Latino presence in the United States but the 12 photographers in LATINO/US Cotidiano, curated by Claudi Carreras for the Museum of Latin American Art, qualify it. The work of these established as well...Show More Summary
In Los Angeles in the 1960s, there were three huge local news stories that riveted people in front of their televisions — mostly to watch KTLA Channel 5, because that was the only station with a news helicopter.
Dear Judge, I know that Davontaye's actions caused the deaths of four people. But please don't give him life in prison. He suffers from Povertenza. You may not know about this condition but Povertenza is an illness that people from impoverished...Show More Summary
It’s no secret that in America, the wealthy have a reputation for getting away with murder — both literal and metaphorical — provided they pay up. Despite “conduct [that] helped sow the seeds of the mortgage meltdown,” according to Atty. Show More Summary
After Slate's Aisha Harris argued that it was time to give Santa a makeover from a white man to an icon all kids can embrace, Fox News host Megyn Kelly took to the airwaves to rebut Harris, insisting that Santa Claus and Jesus are white.
Here's the Orange County Register newsroom email that went out looking for volunteers to cover Los Angeles.
It's been a rough few weeks for public employee unions.
A visit to the new M Café on San Vicente Blvd in Brentwood offers a pleasant ambiance and an abundance of super healthy options. The orderly, organic and macrobiotic spot carries on the progression and organization of clean eating in the City of Angels. Show More Summary
Julia Wasson co-authored this post. Cathy and Julia are long-time teachers and native Angelenos who love to share the hidden gems in our favorite city. In this series, we interview local heroes whose passions and work inspire us. Are...Show More Summary
Almost 40 years ago, the Food and Drug Administration found that the practice of routinely feeding antibiotics to livestock that are not sick posed a risk to human health. This week, after decades of delay, the FDA issued a weak, partial and voluntary guidance plan to address this problem.
After alienating even their own constituents with an ill-considered government shutdown, a filibuster free-for-all and a juvenile reaction to the detonation of the “nuclear option” by Senate Democrats, Republicans have come down with a case of responsibility. It’s about time.
It was a little strange altogether — considering that the overriding issue this week in the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department was its abominable treatment of inmates in its jails — to note that Sheriff Lee Baca felt he needed to leave his personal stamp on the case of a group of miscreant teenagers.
It took new Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler just a few weeks to persuade the major U.S. mobile phone companies to make it easier for customers to move their phones and tablet computers to a rival carrier's network. Show More Summary
Some months after the Sandy Hook murders, Scott J. Svonkin, elected in 2011 to the Los Angeles Community College board of trustees, heard that a couple of his own campuses were hosting gun safety classes.
Here we go again. Undercover cops pose as students, make friends, build trust, and then arrest teenagers for selling mostly small amounts of marijuana. Yesterday nearly two dozen students were busted at two southern California high-schools,...Show More Summary
A side skirmish in the war on Christmas has developed over a Fox news host’s suggestion that both Jesus and Santa Claus were (are?) white men, and that people need to get over it.
In 1905 American Football experienced its first great crisis where many called for its abolition. The previous year there had been 18 deaths and 156 catastrophic injuries at a time when participation figures were small compared to today. Show More Summary
Pat Kingsley talks. Californians' view of labor sours. Family connections in California politics. Los Angeles County surpasses ten million people. June Mountain reopens and the Proud Bird stays open. Plus more.
This post was originally published on The Unemployed Eater. _____ Without a doubt, I believe when Joe Esposito belted out the Karate Kid soundtrack: "You're the best! Around! Nothing's ever going to keep you down!" he had 2013's "Top 13 L.A. Show More Summary