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From the Archives: A Native woman awaits justice in federal land debacle

A caption in the Aug. 13, 1972, Los Angeles Times stated: "Mrs. Lucille Gilbert, a full-blooded Paiute, stands outside her shack at edge of Bridgeport and hopes that United States will give Indian colony 20 acres of vacant federal land. She is one of about 60 members of group. In the background...

After losing everything, they spent 13 months in a trailer. Now, they've returned to a charred ghost town

Most nights in those first months after the fire, Raymond Taylor sat in a chair outside the travel trailer that had become his home, willing himself tired so he could fall asleep before the specter of flames overtook his thoughts. But when he finally closed his eyes, Taylor could not escape the...

A nearly $17-billion water project is being planned for California. What will it cost the Southland?

After years of planning for one of the biggest California water projects in decades, a key question remains unanswered: Who exactly will pay for it? Decision time is approaching for the agencies that will have to pick up the nearly $17-billion tab for building two massive water tunnels under the...

A nearly $17-billion water project is being planned for California. What will it cost the Southland?

After years of planning for one of the biggest California water projects in decades, a key question remains unanswered: Who exactly will pay for it? Decision time is approaching for the agencies that will have to pick up the nearly $17-billion tab for building two massive water tunnels under the...

In a reversal, the Coliseum Commission seeks to expand

Four years ago, faced with the possibility of insolvency and mired in a corruption scandal, state officials signed control of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum over to USC. Left with little responsibility, the Coliseum Commission — the joint authority of the city, county and state that had until...

Firefighters battling fast-moving brush fire in Banning

More than 200 firefighters were battling a blaze that broke out Monday afternoon in Banning. The fire, which started in the 10000 block of Mias Canyon Road around 3:45 p.m., has burned 150 acres of brush so far, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. No homes were...

Firefighters battling fast-moving brush fire in Banning

More than 200 firefighters were battling a blaze that broke out Monday afternoon in Banning. The fire, which started in the 10000 block of Mias Canyon Road around 3:45 p.m., has burned 150 acres of brush so far, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. No homes were...

Fire burning in L.A. River, north of downtown

Authorities were responding to a fire that broke out Monday afternoon in the concrete channel of the Los Angeles River near Chinatown. The fire, which appeared to be burning some type of substance on the river floor, was sending black smoke into the air that could be seen for miles. No structures...

Fire burning in L.A. River, north of downtown

Authorities were responding to a fire that broke out Monday afternoon in the concrete channel of the Los Angeles River near Chinatown. The fire, which appeared to be burning some type of substance on the river floor, was sending black smoke into the air that could be seen for miles. No structures...

When is a condemnation of white supremacist violence meaningless? When it takes President Trump two days to do it

Our ahistorical president is late to everything. On Feb. 1, President Trump saluted black abolitionist Frederick Douglass, who died in 1895, as “an example of somebody who has done an amazing job and is being recognized more and more, I notice.” In March, at a Women’s Empowerment Panel at the White...

ICYMI: Taylor Swift Wins Groping Case Against Radio Host, Awarded Symbolic Dollar By Jury

Plus, how tempura came to Japan, Google drops white supremacist website, Hans Zimmer the rock god, and much more! [ more › ]

When is a condemnation of white supremacist violence meaningless? When it takes President Trump two days to do it

Our ahistorical president is late to everything. On Feb. 1, President Trump saluted black abolitionist Frederick Douglass, who died in 1895, as “an example of somebody who has done an amazing job and is being recognized more and more, I notice.” In March, at a Women’s Empowerment Panel at the White...

Here's A Look At The Brand New USC Village

The 1.2 million-square-foot complex features residential housing, restaurants, a Trader Joe's, and a Target. [ more › ]

Cole White, man photographed at white supremacist rally, is out of a job at Berkeley hot dog eatery

A man is out of a job at a popular Berkeley hot dog eatery after photos of him attending a torch-lit gathering of white supremacists in Charlottesville, Va., were circulated on social media. Top Dog, a restaurant chain, said in a statement to the Los Angeles Times on Monday that it spoke to the...

Bicyclist killed after jumping onto hit-and-run SUV that struck his friend

A 51-year-old bicyclist was killed early Monday in Long Beach when he jumped on a fleeing SUV that had struck his friend and attempted to shut off the vehicle’s ignition, police said. The incident occurred just before 1:20 a.m. when a 2000 Ford Expedition struck one of two bicyclists as they crossed...

Photos: The Zanja Madre Aqueduct, Los Angeles' Original Lifeline

In 1781, Mexican colonization laws required the pueblo of Los Angeles to be situated near the Los Angeles river to provide optimal irrigation. [ more › ]

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