| 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...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Southland residents will likely have to deal with a little bit more rain this weekend before the skies clear and the region warms up next week, a meteorologist from the National Weather Service said.
Forecasters don’t expect any more steady rain...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 8:05 AM
A cold front from Canada that has settled in Southern California is expected to stick around for days, bringing snow flurries, scattered showers and low temperatures, forecasters said.
Temperatures were expected to stay in the 50s across much of the...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 6:38 PM
A painting transforming the limestone karst towers that jut out of Vietnam's Halong Bay into a red and yellow fever dream hangs on the wall of an Eagle Rock restaurant named for the bay. A fountain in the center of the dining room tries to evoke the sound...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 3:43 PM
A recent headline from the Los Angeles Times, “Teens plotting attacks tend to tip their hand,” highlights a particularly difficult grammar problem.
Do plural teens really share a singular hand? No. But would it be better to make “hand&...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 7:45 AM
A storm barreling in from the Gulf of Alaska is expected to douse Southern California with rain and snow beginning Wednesday, prompting several mountain road closures.
Between a quarter and a half-inch of rain could drench the coast and valleys, while...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:35 AM
Some of the celebration surrounding the Mars Science Laboratory's successful landing Sunday night on the Red Planet had a political tone.
The touchdown of the over-budget $2.5-billion Mars rover mission comes as tax dollars for planetary exploration...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 10:33 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) was one of a growing chorus of lawmakers who took to the weekend political talk show circuit to call for stricter gun controls, improved school safety and enhanced mental health measures.
Appearing on MSNBC the day after...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 11:19 AM
Long buzzed about as an Academy Award contender, Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" won't be competing for any Oscars this season, as Warner Bros. is moving the F. Scott Fitzgerald adaptation's release date from Christmas 2012 to summer 2013.
| Dec 18, 2012
| 7:30 AM
A cold front moving through Ventura and Los Angeles counties brought the overnight showers Monday is expected to linger until late Tuesday morning, after which dry, but cold, period should take hold for much of the week.
After the rain moves out,...
| 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 —...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 1:47 PM
The popular bear known to residents as “Glen Bearian” and “Meatball” returned to the Briggs Terrace area of La Crescenta on Tuesday, marking at least the second time it has made the miles-long voyage from Angeles National Forest....