Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times: Rep. Darrell Issa (R-California) wasted enormous congressional resources over the last 18 months trying to inflate the IRS "scandal" into a mountain. The release Tuesday of his final, petulant report on the affair marks what may be its final decline into a mouse.. Show More Summary
Veteran film, TV & radio producer Howard G. Barnes died of natural causes December 8 at the Motion Picture Television Country House & Hospital in Woodland Hills, CA, his daughter Christie Barnes Stafford told the Los Angeles Times. He would have turned 101 tomorrow. Show More Summary
Laura Marling is much better known in London than in Highland Park, where until early December she'd been living for some of the last few years spent in Los Angeles. In England, the folk singer, 24, gets stopped a few times a day by fans who've connected with her earlier albums, each more...
Lori Anne Longworth, 18 months, meets Mike the Goose at Griffith Park Children’s Zoo. (Photo by Frank. Q. Brown / Los Angeles Times)
Argentina star Angel Di Maria has been a huge difference-maker since arriving at Manchester United, but the 26-year-old attacking midfielder is now injured for the second time during his tenure. According to Manchester United's official...Show More Summary
For Los Angeles Kings fans and hockey fans everywhere, this is a crucial time of the year when it comes to evaluating prospects. The World Junior Championship is set to begin in Montreal and Toronto, with the American and Canadian squads looking like the favorites to win gold. The Kings have one prospect in particular they will keep their eye on. Show More Summary
Nov. 28, 1952: A police officer watches traffic on Hollywood Boulevard after holiday lights were turned on, in this photo looking east from McCadden Place. (Photo by: Los Angeles Times)
The NBA finishes off Christmas Day in style with a West Coast matchup between title contenders. This year's NBA Christmas Day slate concludes with a bang as the Los Angeles Clippers host the Golden State Warriors for a late-night holiday...Show More Summary
D-Rose and Kobe face off in a primetime Christmas Day matchup. The Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers meet for the first time this season on Christmas Day as the NBA's exciting slate of games continues. Both the Bulls and Lakers are coming off impressive victories as they enter the holiday. Show More Summary
A Los Angeles judge says a smartphone app violates the city’s ban on marijuana delivery businesses. The lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court marked the first time that local authorities have targeted a medical marijuana delivery app, a service that prosecutors argue is prohibited under the 2013 measure. opular farmers’ market for medical marijuana. [...]
The following interview with the cast and creators of The Interview—Seth Rogen, James Franco, and Evan Goldberg—was conducted by VICE on December 9, two days before the world premiere of the film in Los Angeles. At that time, hackers...Show More Summary
Dec. 19, 1949: Decorated Christmas trees in front of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum facing Figueroa St. are photographed at dusk. (Photo by: R.O. Ritchie / Los Angeles Times)
The very first issue of the Los Angeles Times – then the Los Angeles Daily Times – came off the presses three weeks before Christmas, 1881. It was a different world then. And a much different Los Angeles.
Gov. Jerry Brown withdrew a Christmas Eve pardon Wednesday after learning from the Los Angeles Times that he was granting clemency to a man recently disciplined by financial regulators.
Zip-lining Santas and atypical, potentially blasphemous art-mangers. That is Woodland Hills come Christmas time. Since 1952, these eight square blocks of houses have come into friendly, informal competition with one another over who can create the most extravagant or outlandish Christmas or Hanukkah display. Show More Summary
Gov. Jerry Brown has withdrawn a pardon he issued Wednesday after learning from the Los Angeles Times that he was granting clemency to a man recently disciplined by financial regulators.
In response to the Dec. 21, 2014 story regarding the sentencing of Noah Kleinman (Defendant rolls the dice on pot penalty,The Los Angeles Times), while I do not condone Mr. Kleinman's behavior, I support Judge Wright's decision to put...Show More Summary
Where does he find the time? Saint Nick, about to set off on his round-the-world trip delivering gifts to boys and girls, took a few moments to drop by a Los Angeles studio and talk fund managers, investments, and what the markets will look like in 2015. Show More Summary
For the first time this season, the Los Angeles Lakers played without Kobe Bryant. Against the Golden State Warriors and their NBA-best record, Bryant's teammates were up to the challenge. Seven Lakers (9-19) scored in double figures en route to a 115-105 victory over the Warriors (23-4) on Tuesday night at Staples Center. Show More Summary
The first time you see it, I mean, really see it up close, skid row can look unreal. And that was especially true in 2006, when Gary Foster took his first of many strolls through the downtown Los Angeles neighborhood that is home to the homeless.