| Apr 30, 2012
| 2:02 PM
The Curiosity rover is within 100 days of landing on Mars, and JPL scientists are jazzed about the upcoming adventures of the biggest rover yet sent to the Red Planet.
The Mini Cooper-sized vehicle, ensconced within the Mars Science Laboratory, is...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 12:38 PM
Los Angeles County supervisors rejected a measure on Tuesday that would have asked voters to extend term limits so that members could serve an additional eight years.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, who has been in office since 1980, introduced a...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:24 PM
Local police officials say the statute of limitations could confound any new investigations into priest sex abuse revelations contained in a trove of documents released recently by the Los Angeles Roman Catholic Archdiocese since many of the allegations...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 5:58 PM
Squeezed on all sides by chain shops and eateries in Burbank's Empire Center, Grain Lab is an independent island. The small eatery, which opened last month, has the minimal look of a hip chain, with a slightly industrial-meets-organic laboratory feel with...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Gusty Santa Ana winds that could produce hazardous driving conditions could continue in the Los Angeles area until Thursday.
Wind gusts could reach up to 60 mph in the Santa Monica, Ventura and Los Angeles mountains. In the San Fernando Valley, gusts...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:12 AM
The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has quietly added two dozen priests and brothers to its list of clergy accused of child molestation.
Though the church deems the allegations against the men credible, the archdiocese has declined to release information...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 9:12 AM
A low-pressure system along the coast could bring rain to the Los Angeles area as early as Sunday morning, the National Weather Service said Friday.
“There’s also going to be a cold front with that,” said Scott Sukup, a meteorologist...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 11:27 AM
A wind advisory for the Los Angeles area is expected to remain in effect through Saturday with moderate Santa Ana conditions bringing gusty northeast winds, the National Weather Service said.
Winds are expected to continue in varying strength through...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 8:37 AM
It took Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies a minute longer to respond to emergency calls from unincorporated parts of the county than from cities that contract with the department for police services, according to a county audit.
The finding comes...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 10:26 AM
The unemployment rate for the greater Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena region dropped in November alongside the state figure, according to the data released Friday.
The jobless rates for the three largest cities — Glendale, Pasadena and Burbank —...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 6:36 PM
The Los Angeles chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists this week announced that it will honor Dan Evans — editor of four Times Community News Division titles, including the Glendale News-Press and Burbank Leader — for his...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 12:57 PM
I walk around my neighborhood with a long-handled socket wrench now. The metal has a comforting heaviness.
I live in the Arts District in downtown Los Angeles, and two guys dressed like gangbangers robbed and beat me just past midnight a week ago...