You'll remember that Metro's position on the Crenshaw rail line station at Leimert Park was that it was desirable, but not fundable. Today the agency's board decided to find the money, with $40 million coming from the Los Angeles City Council.
Los Angeles may be sunny and star-studded year-round, but summer is the prime time to grab a seat and some grub outdoors in La La Land.
Providence is the winner. The Los Angeles Times is publishing a book about Jonathan Gold's favorite restaurants, and today, the paper has released the Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic's picks. This is his first annual list for the Times, but he did similar compilations when he wrote for L.A. Show More Summary
A Chinese chain selling hot pot, the traditional communal cuisine that originated in Mongolia centuries ago, has some pretty unique table side entertainment. And they'll be brining it to Los Angeles early this fall. [ more › ]
The Times' editorial board endorsed 5th-grade teacher Monica Ratliff for a seat on the Los Angeles Unified School District board -- twice -- but that doesn’t mean we expected her to win.
Eric Garcetti chose a playground in Echo Park for his debut as the mayor-elect of Los Angeles. He thanked Wendy Greuel for a good campaign and says they will always be friends.
The Los Angeles mayor's race saw record-high campaign spending and low turnout for a job that's not all that powerful.
The voter turnout in Tuesday's Los Angeles city election will be shamefully low by the time the ballots are all counted. But it won't be the 19 percent that some in the media are using.
Say hello to your new condom-mobile, Los Angeles County. The 40-foot vehicle dispensing free condoms and safer sex advice to the masses made its debut at the Long Beach Pride Festival this weekend. [ more › ]
In order to become the first woman mayor of Los Angeles, analysts believed that Controller Wendy Greuel needed to win a majority of female voters and pick up a solid majority in her home turf in the Valley and, as the somewhat less liberal of the candidates, win the niche of Republicans who vote in LA. Kevin James' endorsement was crucial in the end.
The man's body found at the University of California, Los Angeles, Tuesday has been identified as a library worker. [ more › ]
Frozen chocolate-covered bananas from Bluth's Original Frozen Banana stand will be handed out for the third and final day in Los Angeles today, so if work or the long lines have come between you and your Arrested Development celebratory eats, today is your last chance. Today is also your chance to don your Tobias Fünke never-nude best. [ more › ]
It's official: Eric Garcetti has won the race for Los Angeles mayor. Voters also approved a proposal to limit the number of pot shops in the city. [ more › ]
It’s the end of the run for Antonio Villaraigosa. Not as mayor — he serves through June 30 — but as the only candidate in Los Angeles’ term-limit era ever to have ousted an incumbent running for re-election.
Eric Garcetti is 42 years old, the youngest mayor of Los Angeles in more than a century, and he will be the city's first Jewish mayor. He won with 53.9 percent of the vote to 46 percent for Wendy Greuel.
The best concert films go out of their way to replicate the experience of actually attending the filmed event. While nothing will ever nail what it was like to hear the pounding speakers and experience an event with hundreds of people, you can get close with good editing and sound design. Show More Summary
Eric Garcetti appears headed to victory as the new Mayor of Los Angeles following a tough campaign against Wendy Greuel that is yet to be decided due to a vote count moving at the pace of one of the city's notorius traffic jams. Greuel...Show More Summary
The Loyola Marymount exit poll conducted by students under the Center for the Study of Los Angeles forecasts Eric Garcetti will win the mayoral election with 54 percent of the vote. In actual votes counted so far, Wendy Greuel is slightly ahead.
In a mayoral election driven in large measure by endorsements, one leading Los Angeles official remained conspicuously silent right to the end: the mayor himself. Tuesday, as he prepared to cast his ballot, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa kept his preference to himself.
It’s with regret that Grub Street announces the closure of our local blogs outside of New York, in Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Philadelphia, and Boston. We thank Hadley Tomicki, Michael Gebert, Jay Barmann, Collin Keefe, and Kara Baskin for the excellent work they’ve done over the last few years. Show More Summary