| Sep 10, 2012
| 1:39 PM
Authorities said the foul smell reported by thousands of Southern California residents from Palm Springs to Ventura County was most likely caused by a fish die-off at the Salton Sea combined with strong winds overnight that pushed the smell into the Los...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 7:54 AM
More homes face high risk of being destroyed in a wildfire in densely populated Los Angeles County than in any other county in the state, according to new insurance industry research that underscores that fire danger is not confined to rural areas....
| Oct 1, 2012
| 8:18 AM
It may be the first day of October, but scorching, record-breaking temperatures Monday will remind Southern Californians that summer isn't over yet.
"It's going to be a hot day," said David Sweet, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 6:47 AM
Forecasters say temperatures will drop slightly across the Southland on Tuesday -- but it's still going to be a hot one.
A day after temperatures hovered around 100 degrees for much of the Los Angeles area, the National Weather Service said most places...
| May 23, 2012
| 1:58 PM
Unable to get their "Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise Relief Act" off the ground, the bill’s sponsors are implementing a Plan B to nudge federal officials, at the very least, to study ways to address neighborhood complaints about...
| May 28, 2012
| 12:38 PM
On this Memorial Day, the Los Angeles Times and Times Community News pays tribute to the California service members who have died in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq by publishing a selection of comments posted over the last year by those...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 1:39 PM
Every year around this time millions of eggs are hard-boiled, artistically decorated and then thrown into the garbage. Frankly, that's probably just as well. Because most hard-boiled eggs are pretty terrible. The whites are rubbery, the yolks are pale and...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:28 AM
"The Lone Ranger" has had an arduous journey to the big screen. Between budgetary concerns that shut the production down weeks before shooting was to begin and the recent death of a crew member, the Johnny Depp-starring western has been chock-full of...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 10:38 AM
For an extra $50, California car enthusiasts will soon be able to order vintage license plates, including the black plates with yellow lettering issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles in the 1960s, thanks to action taken by Gov. Jerry Brown.
| Oct 10, 2012
| 11:41 AM
Stan Lee Media, an Internet company that shut down more than a decade ago and has been mired in litigation ever since, has filed a multibillion-dollar lawsuit against Walt Disney Co.
The complaint was filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Colorado,...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 10:43 AM
After he was badly injured in May by two LAPD officers, top Deutsche Bank executive Brian C. Mulligan alleged that police manufactured a report that painted him as a snarling, thrashing man who told the officers that he'd recently ingested drugs known...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 5:02 PM
Of the roughly 5,000 men and women who were ousted from the Boy Scouts of America on suspicion of sexual abuse, several were tied to cases in the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena region, according to an L.A. Times database of “perversion files”...