| 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.
| Apr 8, 2012
| 12:49 PM
The driver of a vehicle that rear-ended a gas tanker causing a massive fire that closed the 134 (Ventura) Freeway late Saturday has been identified as 25-year-old Hakop Maghakyan of Glendale, according to the CHP.
Maghakyan was arrested and charged...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 3:36 PM
The Glendale black bear that was tranquilized Tuesday morning by state Fish and Game officials has arrived home, 25 miles into the Angeles National Forest, where authorities say he is "groggy and grumpy but doing well."
Fish and Game spokesman Andrew...
| 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...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 1:19 PM
A wet cold front that is producing heavy rains and thunder in the region is expected to start clearing out tonight, paving the way for partly cloudy and eventually clear skies this weekend.
But first, the region will have to get through the ragged...
| 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...