Posted Jan. 23, 2015, 6:00 am
More outreach is needed to increase the number of women and minority firefighters in the Los Angeles Fire Department, according to a report released Thursday by a Santa Monica-based think tank.
Posted Jan. 22, 2015, 2:57 pm
Burbank and Los Angeles police have just announced additional road restrictions that will be in place during this afternoon’s rush hour, as well as tomorrow and Saturday, to accommodate a visit by Vice President Joe Biden.
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Posted Jan. 22, 2015, 8:57 am
A man who pretended to be a flight crew member in order to get free or low-cost flights in and out of Los Angeles County airports, which he would then sell to "clients" who would pay up to $2,000 for a year of flying, pleaded guilty today to a federal wire fraud offense.
Posted Jan. 22, 2015, 7:50 am
A flag ceremony will be held today in honor of a 42-year-old Los Angeles County lifeguard who died during a training exercise at a Manhattan Beach school.
Posted Jan. 22, 2015, 7:49 am
One of two men who beat Bryan Stow in a Dodger Stadium parking lot -- leaving the San Francisco Giants fan with permanent brain injuries -- pleaded guilty today to a federal weapons charge that could put him behind bars for up to 10 years.
Posted Jan. 20, 2015, 9:43 am
A teacher, a construction worker, a police captain and the creator of a prison education program -- all from the Los Angeles area -- are among 22 guests who will have close-up views of President Barack Obama when he delivers his State of the Union address today.
Posted Jan. 19, 2015, 9:08 am
The 30th annual Kingdom Day Parade will be held today under the theme "Love & Respect: Let It Begin With Me," and with Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson serving as grand marshal.
Posted Jan. 17, 2015, 8:42 am
Parades will be held in Long Beach and Gardena today to honor slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., while other observances will take place in Culver City, Lancaster, Pasadena, West Hollywood and at the California Science Center in Exposition Park.
Posted Jan. 17, 2015, 8:40 am
Thousands of people are expected to join Los Angeles Catholic Archbishop Jose Gomez today for an inaugural event aimed at celebrating "the beauty of every human life from conception to natural death."
Posted Jan. 14, 2015, 9:25 am
The Los Angeles Police Commission, the citizen panel that oversees the police department, will hold a community meeting in South Los Angeles tonight and in Canoga Park on Thursday to discuss the development of rules governing the use of body cameras.
Posted Jan. 13, 2015, 9:47 am
Los Angeles-based Mercury Insurance was ordered by the California Department of Insurance to pay a fine of more than $27.5 million for charging customers unapproved "broker fees," state officials said Monday.
Posted Jan. 13, 2015, 9:12 am
The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority is seeking 6,000 volunteers to assist with the 2015 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count, which will be held Jan. 27-29.
Posted Jan. 12, 2015, 9:39 am
The CW Network today announced that it has renewed all eight scripted series on its fall schedule and unveiled a midseason lineup including two new dramas, "The Messengers" and "iZombie," and the competition series, "Cedric's Barber Battle."
Posted Jan. 12, 2015, 9:17 am
On the heels of a weekend storm that dropped two inches of rain in some areas, strong Santa Ana winds will strike the Southland this week, the National Weather Service said today.
Posted Jan. 10, 2015, 8:52 am
A small airplane crashed Friday in Lake Balboa near Van Nuys Airport shortly after takeoff, killing the pilot, a professor at Arizona State University.
Posted Jan. 9, 2015, 9:16 am
Los Angeles lost Thursday in its effort to become the U.S. bidder to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, with the U.S. Olympic Committee choosing Boston instead.
Posted Jan. 9, 2015, 9:13 am
Two gunmen, one wearing a monkey mask and the other wearing a gorilla mask, robbed a Fairfax district store of numerous pairs of Nike Jordan shoes for women on Thursday, police said.
Posted Jan. 9, 2015, 9:10 am
Rod Taylor, the Australian actor best known for his roles as H.G. Wells in "The Time Machine" and opposite Tippi Hedren in Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds," died Thursday at his Los Angeles home at age 84.
Posted Jan. 8, 2015, 10:01 am
With U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer’s announcement Thursday that she will retire when her current fourth term ends in early 2017, fellow Democrats are lining up to seek her job.
Posted Jan. 8, 2015, 8:10 am
Taylor Swift received People's Choice Awards today for favorite female artist and favorite pop artist while her "Shake It Off" won for favorite song.
Posted Jan. 8, 2015, 8:04 am
Los Angeles could learn today following a meeting of the United States Olympic Committee Board of Directors in Colorado whether it will be chosen as the American city offered as the site of the 2024 Summer Olympics.
Posted Jan. 8, 2015, 7:49 am
A wreath will be laid Friday at the memorial of former President Richard M. Nixon at the Nixon Presidential Library and Museum on the 102nd anniversary of his birth.
Posted Jan. 7, 2015, 9:29 am
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's CEO, who began his transit career as a bus driver, announced Tuesday he will leave the agency in April.
Posted Jan. 7, 2015, 9:10 am
Actress Shailene Woodley leads all performers with five nominations heading into tonight's presentation of the 2015 People's Choice Awards, while the TV series "Grey's Anatomy," "Supernatural" and "The Vampire Diaries" also have five nods each.
Posted Jan. 3, 2015, 6:00 am
The Beachwood Canyon entrance of a trail that leads to a view of the Hollywood Sign will re-open to pedestrians on Monday, city Recreation and Parks officials announced today.