| Dec 2, 2011
| 8:10 AM
Winds on the scale seen Wednesday night failed to materialize overnight Thursday, but officials warned that unstable air masses could still produce dangerous wind gusts through the weekend.
High wind advisories remained in effect this morning,...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 12:40 PM
Is it sacrilege to love the chicken salad at a joint famous for its house-cured pastrami?
The Oinkster in Eagle Rock sells its pastrami and its home-cooked Carolina-style pulled pork by the pound, such is the clamor by carnivores. And its meaty...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 8:38 AM
Despite the cold temperatures, the National Weather Service today said dry, breezy conditions could create "a dangerous forest fire environment."
The agency lifted its red-flag warning in Los Angeles and Ventura counties for the first time since the...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 7:54 AM
As rains beat down on the Southland on Monday, officials warned residents to reduce the risk of flooding by clearing debris from storm drains that collected during the recent windstorm.
The National Weather Service warned that the winter storm...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 10:59 AM
A winter storm watch remains in effect until noon today as a cold weather system slowly moves out of the area, clearing the way for a moderate warming trend on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.
Roads in the Station fire burn area...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 1:42 PM
Q. Home improvement store Lowe's has pulled its advertising from the TLC reality show “All-American Muslim” because of a campaign by the conservative Florida Family Assn. The FFA claims that “'All-American Muslim' is propaganda that...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 12:30 PM
The Los Angeles Times, Times Community News and the Sacramento Bee filed a lawsuit Friday seeking disclosure of state Assembly members' annual budget records in the wake of a dispute between Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) and...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 3:26 PM
Assembly Speaker John Perez, in the face of a battle with a member of his own caucus and a lawsuits from the Los Angeles Times and others, has ordered a full-scale examination of the legislature's open-records laws.
In a letter to assembly members...
| 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)...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 7:12 PM
Responding to legal and political pressure to reveal the staff budgets of individual members of the Assembly and state Senate, Assembly Speaker John Pérez (D-Los Angeles) unleashed an avalanche of financial information Friday evening that the...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 7:00 AM
On a quiet, one-way Pasadena street, a few doors down from a comedy club and where you must take caution not to get run over by little old ladies trying to parallel park in front of a medical marijuana store, El Metate Café is a family-run Mexican...
| 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...