| Nov 17, 2012
| 6:54 PM
A Pasadena police helicopter crashed Saturday afternoon after hitting another helicopter on the ground, injuring five people, authorities said.
The helicopter was either taking off or landing when it hit another helicopter on the ground at the...
| 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...
| 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”...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 7:36 AM
A red-flag fire warning is in effect, but Southern California temperatures are expected to cool Wednesday, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms over Los Angeles and Ventura counties, according to the National Weather Service.
In the tri-city...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 5:34 PM
When “Freakonomics” came out in 2005, I figured it was a watershed moment in public discourse.
At last, I thought, someone with a big, loud platform was casting light on an all-too-common practice in which scientists and science journalists...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 1:47 PM
The popular bear known to residents as “Glen Bearian” and “Meatball” returned to the Briggs Terrace area of La Crescenta on Tuesday, marking at least the second time it has made the miles-long voyage from Angeles National Forest....
| Sep 3, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Fire crews were battling a 4,000-acre brush fire Monday morning in rugged terrain in the Angeles National Forest as the blaze forced officials to shut down the popular San Gabriel Canyon to Labor Day visitors.
The Williams fire was just 5% contained as...