Scott Kalvert, director of numerous music videos and the movie ‘The Basketball Diaries’ has died at the age of fourty-nine. The Los Angeles County coroner’s office has reported that the are investigation Kalvert’s death as a suicide, but did not provide any additional details. Show More Summary
Scott Kalvert, who went from helming music videos to the features The Basketball Diaries and Deuces Wild, has died. He was 49. The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office said it is investigating his death as a suicide but provided no other details. Show More Summary
A spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department issued a statement Friday confirming the accuracy of quotes that appeared in Leah McGrath Goodman's Newsweek article allegedly outing the founder of Bitcoin. The Department...Show More Summary
After years of remaining anonymous, the inventor of the cryptocurrency was discovered living in a humble Los Angeles County home--hidden in plain sight. The mysterious man behind Bitcoin is a 64-year-old Japanese-American who lives in Temple City, California, according to Newsweek. Show More Summary
New from PopCrunch: Forget Keeping Up with the Kardashians. This is a storyline ripped straight from the script of The Bling Ring. Police in Los Angeles County are investigating a pair of thefts at the homes of socialite sisters Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian. Show More Summary
A 26-year-old man from Pomona has been charged in the January killing of a man in Long Beach, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. Thearath Sam, an Asian man, was charged Feb. 25 with one count of murder and two counts of possession of a firearm by a felon, according to the criminal complaint. Show More Summary
(MALIBU, Calif.) — Four hikers have been rescued overnight after they became trapped by rising floodwaters in Malibu Creek State Park. Los Angeles County sheriff’s Capt. Mike Parker said Sunday that the hikers were rescued around 3 a.m. Show More Summary
Kindred spirits coalesce in the Frank Gehry-designed 'Calder and Abstraction: From Avant-Garde to Iconic' at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Dressed in corduroy pants, slip-on black shoes and a windbreaker, Frank Gehry strolled through a tiny universe of thread and painted metal mobiles. Show More Summary
After fits and starts, it looks like Los Angeles County is getting closer to building a bike sharing system. New York, Chicago, Denver and San Francisco all have established bike share programs, in which bicycles can be rented for short trips and returned to docking stations throughout the city. But Los Angeles has had trouble getting a program off the ground.
A Long Beach man was sentenced Wednesday to state prison for killing his neighbor, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. Mark Stephen Thurwachter, 58, was sentence to 50 years and eight months to life and ordered...Show More Summary
Hector Valdez, an 18-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Tuesday, Feb. 25, near Remick Avenue and Hoyt Street in Pacoima, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records. Valdez and a friend were walking in a residential neighborhood about 7:45 p.m. Show More Summary
Stephen Lee Finson, a 47-year-old white man, was shot and killed Monday, Feb. 24, near the 13300 block of East Avenue H in the northeast Antelope Valley, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records. Finson's family reported him missing after he failed to return from the desert on his all-terrain cycle. Show More Summary
Jerome Lashawn Summers, a 40-year-old black man, died Sunday, Feb. 23, after being shot in the 8700 block of Holmes Avenue in Florence-Firestone, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records. Deputies responded to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon shortly after 10 p.m. Show More Summary
Yusuf Latice Davis, a 39-year-old black man, was shot and killed Sunday, Feb. 23, in the 1000 block of West School Street in Compton, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records. Deputies responded to a call of a gunshot victim about 5:16 p.m. Show More Summary
Foreclosures in Los Angeles County are down, but they're obviously not down to zero. The folks over at Propertyshark put together a list of the top 10 most valuable residential foreclosures in LA right now (in terms of the...
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — A California jury has ordered Lisa Kudrow to pay her former manager $1.6 million in residuals from her work on "Friends." The Los Angeles County Superior Court jury returned its verdict Tuesday in a lawsuit filed by Scott Howard. Show More Summary
A question on the minds of a lot of Catholics and non-Catholics alike is why Cardinal Roger Mahony has not faced criminal prosecution, but it's not one that the Vatican can answer. Ultimately, it lies with the Los Angeles County district attorney and the U.S. Show More Summary
A San Pedro man with a history of abusing women was sentenced this week to 26 years to life in prison for killing his girlfriend with a hammer, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. Donald Lee Bush Jr., 55, was found guilty on Jan. Show More Summary
The Getty Center is the most valuable piece of property in Los Angeles County yet again, and by a lot—the County Assessor decided that the Richard Meier-designed campus was worth $3.853 billion in 2013. The Getty has topped the...
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has received a $670m grant from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to build the two-mile Regional Connector light rail transit line in the city.