Call them the prodigal millennials: Statistical measures and anecdotal reports suggest that young couples and singles in their late 20s and early 30s have begun making a belated entry into the home-buying market, pushed by mortgage rates in the mid-3% range, government efforts to ease credit...
The gig: Jerry Azarkman, 61, is the founder of Curacao, a department store chain that has catered to the Latino consumer since 1976. Curacao has 11 stores in California and Arizona, annual revenue in excess of $350 million and 2,000 employees. Azarkman's success with Curacao earned him an Ernst...
Buried in debt, Centinela hospital of Inglewood was on the verge of bankruptcy in 2007. It had lost $50 million in four years, and local officials worried that it might close — following the path of several other South Los Angeles hospitals.
Question: I rent a condo and have noticed several owners growing vegetables and herbs in planters at their front doors and balconies and those with single-family homes gardening in their backyards. Can I grow vegetables too, and how would I go about getting permission to do this?
Question: My family has lived in an apartment for the last five years with no problems, but to our astonishment, we were just served with eviction papers. In the past, we signed a new lease every year. This year when our lease expired, we were told that management had decided not to offer us...
The most radical and surprising development in Washington policymaking today is the use of scientific research to determine what does or doesn't work in government spending.
Isidora Ramos walks in just before sundown with a baby Jesus missing two fingers.
It's not a big deal for a local political candidate to skip a debate or two during a campaign. But the last-minute disintegration of a planned three-man debate last Wednesday was another matter.
Election day is a month away. Again, you ask? Didn't we just have an election? Well, yes, we did. We voted for governor and Congress and other offices — and decided a handful of ballot measures — on Nov. 4. Now Los Angeles residents are being asked to vote again, on March 3, for...
"It's the fans that need spring training. You gotta get 'em interested. Wake 'em up and let 'em know that their season is coming, the good times are gonna roll." - Harry Caray It's true, Harry, we do need spring training. After three long, soggy months, baseball is almost back. Show More Summary
To the editor: Tim Phillips wrongly suggests that an increased gas tax would have an adverse effect on our national economy. ("A higher gasoline tax would throttle back economic growth," Op-Ed, Jan. 28)
To the editor: Patt Morrison's interview with anti-vaccination apologist Elena Conis exposes the irrational thinking that drives this dangerous movement. Although it is obvious that the increasing numbers of unvaccinated children contribute to the current measles epidemic, she instead concludes...
To the editor: As a member of Sen. Dianne Feinstein's generation, I have been bothered for some time by an unease that ageism is now the last bastion of socially acceptable prejudice. Examples of what amount to ridicule and near-contempt abound in various media.
To the editor: Thank you for your excellent obituary of Charles Townes. As scientists who had the great fortune to work closely with Townes earlier in our careers, we benefited greatly from his tutelage and his attention.
To the editor: Neither Mormonism nor any other religion need change its discriminatory dogma. But when the exercise of a belief creates unacceptably adverse effects on society, the religion must either modify its dogma or limit its interaction with others. ("Mormon Church's shift on gay...
To the editor: Robin Abcarian's piece sounds like another David and Goliath story, but it sends the wrong message.
LAS VEGAS -- Anderson Silva kicked freely with his left leg, shrugged off trash-talking from Nick Diaz and left his younger challenger bloodied in the face.
For the first time in a long time, things are looking bright on the North Side of Chicago. Theo Epstein, the team's president of baseball operations, has quickly transformed the Cubs' farm system into one of the best in baseball, been...Show More Summary
Former champion Ryan Dungey won the supercross race Saturday night in the season's third and final event at Angel Stadium, his first victory of the season.
DreamWorks Animation's "How to Train Your Dragon 2" was named best animated film of 2014 at the 42nd Annie Awards on Saturday evening at UCLA's Royce Hall.