Good news is, Alec Johnson got off with a small fine. Bad news is, he didn't get to say a peep about why he performed his act of civil disobedience.
On the surface, Taysir Batniji's installation at Barnsdall Park's Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery might seem like just another conceptual art gag: two walls full of what appear to be 60 plain, white pieces of paper displayed in plain white frames.
The two millionaires squared off in the middle of the stage and sized each other up, staring eye to eye, like prizefighters.
A court-appointed psychiatrist has found a San Diego man mentally incompetent to stand trial on charges of killing two brothers and the fiance of one of the brothers.
2014 marks the 150th anniversary of the creation of what we now know as Yosemite National Park. It’s also the sesquicentennial anniversary of California’s State Parks System. The two events are, in fact, inextricably related. And how they occurred is a noteworthy and truly inspirational story. In 1864, in the midst of the Civil War, […]
Every year in October, the California State Bar Environmental Law Section hosts a three-day conference on the outskirts of Yosemite, attracting prominent lawyers, advocates, and public officials from all over the state. This past weekend, at the traditional Saturday night banquet, famed climate activist Bill McKibben was the speaker. Unfortunately at the last minute he […]
The death penalty trial of James E. Holmes, the man accused of opening fire on a packed Colorado movie theater in 2012, was delayed again Monday.
A church in bankruptcy proceedings has put its prime Sunset Boulevard property near downtown Los Angeles on the market for $55 million.
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno issued a directive late Monday that all soldiers assisting in the Pentagon’s Ebola support mission in West Africa must be quarantined for three weeks before redeploying elsewhere.
Clippers guard J.J. Redick said it will be easy for the team to forget about their ragged exhibition season.
Merv Griffin’s former ranch, Hawkridge, in Carmel Valley is for sale at $5.975 million.
The Last Week Tonight host slams Big Sugar just in time for Halloween.
As shareholders of Botox maker Allergan Inc. prepare for a vote on the company's future, a Canadian suitor said it's willing to increase its offer to buy the Irvine firm.
There are nights Ron Hextall is so consumed by his job he can't shut off his brain.
A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy shot a person Monday near train tracks in Paramount, authorities said.
To the editor: I am a civilian dispatcher for the Los Angeles County Fire Department. I am not related to anyone in my department; however, I proudly serve our citizens alongside many employees who are. ("Family members beat the odds in winning prized firefighting jobs," Oct. 26)
To the editor: Brian Michael Jenkins stretches credulity by comparing President Obama to Roman general Fabius Maximus. ("Is Obama a modern-day Quintus Fabius Maximus?," Op-Ed, Oct. 22)
Do voters really care who's paying for the campaign ads that are filling their mailboxes and the airwaves?
To the editor: As a management consultant, I have worked with Gerawan Farming on and off for almost 30 years. I know its operations well, and I know many of the company's employees. ("L.A. City Council backs union contract for Fresno farmworkers," Oct. 22)
A former San Bernardino police officer was sentenced Monday to 25 years in federal prison for forcing prostitutes to have sex with him while he was in uniform.