| 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.
| 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.
| Jun 8, 2012
| 10:27 AM
They weren’t the most flattering addition to the neighborhood, and three years after the devastating Station fire the foothills of La Crescenta are bidding farewell to nearly half a mile of concrete barriers installed to guard against mudslides....
| Mar 10, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Highly pedigreed? You bet. Well-known in the dance world? No question. But Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary have also passed the acid test: As directors of the Los Angeles Ballet, now in its sixth season, they can take a collective bow for their...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 5:02 PM
Daylight saving time begins this weekend. From coast to coast, most Americans will dutifully "spring forward" by one hour early Sunday morning. We're told this helps save energy and allows us to enjoy more sunshine during the summer months.
| 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...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 12:49 PM
Two roads that were closed during the weekend's winter storm will reopen Monday, Los Angeles County officials announced.
The county shut down portions of the Angeles Forest Highway and Upper Big Tujunga Canyon Road because of snow and icy conditions...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 8:05 AM
Sport Chalet Inc., a longtime Southern California sporting goods retailer, has agreed to open a store in downtown Los Angeles.
The La Canada Flintridge company will put an outlet in Figat7th, a mall at the intersection of Figueroa and Seventh streets...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 10:03 AM
Especially at this time of year, when relatives roll into town eager to live it up. It's fun to introduce them to L.A.'s ethnic dining scene, chase food trucks around town and stop in at the latest cutting-edge venues. But at some point, they may want...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 10:33 AM
The good news: Forecasters no longer expect rain on Saturday.
The bad news: Rain is almost guaranteed on Sunday, and now weather specialists say the storm will be more powerful than initially anticipated.
An official from the National Weather Service...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 10:54 AM
Pasadena police officers shot and killed a man on Saturday night after he and a 17-year-old boy allegedly committed an armed robbery, according to the department.
The shooting occurred just after 11 p.m. near Fair Oaks and Orange Grove boulevards....