| Feb 8, 2012
| 11:45 AM
Former Assembly Majority Leader Dario Frommer does not share the nostalgia of those who want the California Legislature to return to being a part-time body.
So the Democrat from La Cañada Flintridge has agreed to co-chair a campaign against an initiative...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 11:20 AM
The potential impacts of what one meteorologist called "the strongest storm of the season" are becoming clearer as rain and snow approach Friday and Southland residents begin taking precautionary measures against the bad weather.
The National Weather...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Situated in what looks to be a deco-style former garage, with concrete pillars framing floor-to-ceiling glass and lights dangling from its exposed-beam ceiling, Fatty's & Co. beacons passersby on Colorado Boulevard.
The airy cafe's taupe and tawny walls...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 8:01 AM
Low pressures systems moving through the region this week are expected to keep the skies mostly gray, bringing them the possibility of rain through at least Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.
In the tri-city area, there's a 40%...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Possibly damaging winds were expected to whip Southern California early Thursday with gusts of up to 35 mph as the sun returns to Los Angeles.
The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory for the morning and early afternoon. High temperatures...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 3:10 PM
It's been long rumored that print is dead — the Internet its murderer.
But after a trip to the California International Antiquarian Book Fair at the Pasadena Convention Center last weekend, I'm happy to report the rumors aren't true. The future of...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 9:57 AM
Days after their 15-year-old son died after jumping off of a third-story building at his high school, the parents of Drew Ferraro said they learned by reading his journal that he had been bullied by classmates in the last months of his life.
| Feb 24, 2012
| 4:14 PM
The Los Angeles Times’ announcement Friday that it would start charging for full access to its website will not affect the company’s community news division.
Starting March 5, people who do not subscribe to the Los Angeles Times print edition...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 7:47 AM
The U.S. Forest Service plans to grant free access to nearly all national forest lands, scaling back unpopular recreation fees that have raised the ire of hikers but also sent millions of dollars to Southern California's heavily used forests.
| May 31, 2012
| 6:24 PM
A visit to the Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena proves that the cultural divide between a one-time teenage graffiti artist from East Los Angeles and a 19th century Japanese woodblock print master is narrower than you might think.
Separate exhibitions of...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 2:06 PM
Awards ceremonies are usually long, dull affairs. Fortunately, when you're dealing with such fetes given by journalists, you tend to deal with more interesting — or at least creative — types. And an open bar. Always an open bar.
| Aug 26, 2011
| 9:15 AM
State officials this week agreed to conduct an audit of the steep costs of maintaining homes owned by the California Department of Transportation along the Long Beach (710) Freeway corridor.
Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge)...