Activists in Whittier on Monday filed an appeal to a judge's dismissal this month of their lawsuit challenging the city's system of electing its officials.
If only President Obama would listen to John McCain and Lindsey Graham and DO SOMETHING! An airstrike southwest of the city appears to be the closest the U.S. airstrikes have come to the Iraqi capital since the start of the campaign against the Islamist militants, a senior U.S. military official told CNN. A statement from [...]
City nail salons need to polish up their safety standards to protect workers and customers from a “toxic trio” of chemicals, Public Advocate Letitia James warned Monday.
The city's measure condemning sex-selective abortion bans gives Asian-American women ownership and agency over this issue, at which we are at the center. It gives us a platform to tell our own story, in our own words. Image: Shutterstock The post With San Francisco’s New Resolution, Asian-American Women Can Reclaim the Conversation appeared first on RH Reality Check.
The City Council Public Housing Committee, which is to hold hearings Tuesday on the NYCHA anti-crime campaign, found that while crime at public housing citywide has fallen slightly since January, some of the 15 developments continue to see a stubborn upswing.
The Chinese city of Chongqing created what is thought to be the world's first pedestrian lane specifically for those using smart phones. In an effort to make a point that pedestrians who aren't paying attention to their surroundingsShow More Summary
LOS ANGELES — In a city whose name is synonymous with the motion picture industry, it's common for the worlds of film and art to collide. It's less common, however, for them to collide in a way that's critical and not simply flirting with the idea of celebrity.
When two politicians debate the role of government, it is almost always Democrat vs. Republican. Which is why it was so refreshing and instructive to read of the debate taking place among Republicans in a small city in southeasternShow More Summary
A micro-sized city car inspired by the Mini Rocketman concept is reportedly back on the table, according to the British brand’s styling chief. Mini head of design Anders Warming told Auto Express an even smaller Mini model made sense for the brand, and revealed it is working through the issues that currently make such a [...]
The debut of a livery car service providing women drivers for female passengers in the New York City area has stalled over lack of a sufficient number of drivers, the founder of the service said on Monday. In a news conference on the steps of City Hall in Manhattan, Stella Mateo, the founder of...
It is fitting that the mixed Jewish-Arab city of Akko, Israel, will be the very first place outside the United States where Bill Strickland, president and CEO of Manchester Bidwell Corporation, will open an affiliate of his successful nonprofit arts, education and job training centers. Show More Summary
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. slammed the city Monday for its “short sighted” plan to move homeless families into a former hotsheets motel.
Following Microsoft’s (MSFT) announcement this morning it will spend $2.5 billion to buy Swedish games maker Mojang, makers of the hit game “Minecraft,” Citigroup’s Walter Pritchard offered up not just one but two notes questioning what the company should do with its cash pile, which totaled $85.71 billion at the end of the June quarter, on [...]
Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles suffered a high ankle sprain in the team's 24-17 loss to the AFC West rival Denver Broncos in Week 2. BJ Kissel of KCChiefs.com cited coach Andy Reid as the source regarding the specifics...Show More Summary
Ahead of the signing this week of a much-enlarged California production tax-incentive package, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti told a conference of U.S. and Chinese film and TV executives that “Hollywood is open for business and we will...Show More Summary
Last October, American Airlines announced a new nonstop daily flight between Dallas and Hong Kong, which launched this June. This route was incredibly exciting to me on many levels: -- Hong Kong is possibly my favorite city in the world --...Show More Summary
Assemblyman John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) has decided not to challenge Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar in the March election, his political strategist said Monday.
Meet Queens’ newest crop of urban farmers. An enterprising group of green thumbs has been using the soilless growing method called hydroponics to cultivate artisanal produce through a method they say is more efficient for city life.
An anti-police drone coalition demonstrated outside Los Angeles City Hall on Monday and criticized legislation they said would help clear the way for law enforcement to use the unmanned aerial devices.
Conflict photographer Ashley Gilbertson recently embedded himself in the video game The Last of Us Remastered and sent back a selection of war photos. Reminds me a bit of Jim Munroe's My Trip to Liberty City, a film made from the perspective...Show More Summary