| 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...
| 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&...
| 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 29, 2013
| 8:37 AM
It took Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies a minute longer to respond to emergency calls from unincorporated parts of the county than from cities that contract with the department for police services, according to a county audit.
The finding comes...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:24 PM
Local police officials say the statute of limitations could confound any new investigations into priest sex abuse revelations contained in a trove of documents released recently by the Los Angeles Roman Catholic Archdiocese since many of the allegations...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:12 AM
The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has quietly added two dozen priests and brothers to its list of clergy accused of child molestation.
Though the church deems the allegations against the men credible, the archdiocese has declined to release information...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 11:27 AM
A wind advisory for the Los Angeles area is expected to remain in effect through Saturday with moderate Santa Ana conditions bringing gusty northeast winds, the National Weather Service said.
Winds are expected to continue in varying strength through...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 7:57 AM
On a sweltering morning deep in the San Gabriel Mountains, Katie VinZant donned work gloves and boots, hoisted a pickax and began bashing alien species.
The 31-year-old botanist enjoys a Sunday in the Angeles National Forest as much as the next person....
| Oct 15, 2011
| 11:10 AM
When a menu ranges from Mediterranean to Mexican to seafood to burgers, you can usually expect at best mediocre food. It’s like going to a movie starring Jim Belushi, Eric Roberts and Carmen Electra. Gerlach’s Grille in Pasadena is the...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 8:21 AM
A Los Angeles County sheriff’s dispatcher’s quick thinking and calm demeanor saved a woman and her small child after their car accelerator jammed as they headed toward an intersection.
Dispatcher Richard Engersbach was working the day shift...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 7:50 AM
A man who shot a 17-year-old La Crescenta high school girl to death after her prom night celebration has been granted parole despite opposition from the Orange County district attorney’s office.
Paul Crowder has been in prison for nearly 20 years...