| Mar 9, 2008
Deanna Corbin, 46, would live in Los Angeles if she could. But she can't, at least not with a modicum of space and safety, not on her $38,000 salary as an administrative secretary.
So Corbin gets up at 4 a.m. every day and hustles her 11-year-old...
| Mar 11, 2008
The 22nd floor of the new Solair building, a residential, retail and transportation hub at Wilshire Boulevard and Western Avenue, is still just a concrete platform -- the building's official opening is months away.
But from that high up, it's easy to see...
| Jun 1, 2009
If nothing else, the debate over the fate of the Century Plaza hotel is a reminder that there is no preservation controversy quite like a preservation controversy in Los Angeles.
In most American cities, examples of postwar modernism like the Century...
| Jan 7, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- According to a timetable set by transportation officials overseeing Measure R, one of the most significant projects to speed travel on Los Angeles' Westside -- the "Subway to the Sea" -- is set to go very, very slowly.
The proposed rail...
| Jan 20, 2009
WASHINGTON - Stepping into history, Barack Hussein Obama grasped the reins of power as America's first black president on Tuesday, saying the nation must choose "hope over fear, unity of purpose over conflict and discord" to overcome the worst economic...
| Dec 17, 2009
| 12:13 PM
Another controversial transit plan is being put on the table in order to close the MTA's multi-million dollar budget gap.
Members of the governing board voted Wednesday to approve drastic service cuts after a series of funding setbacks left the...
| Jun 16, 2009
| 2:13 PM
Taking the kids to the Big Apple may seem like a daunting task, but New York is actually one of America's best cities for a family vacation. Almost every child knows something about New York from movies, books and television. This...
| Nov 3, 2009
| 8:58 AM
Upper East Side residents are being advised Tuesday to be on alert for underground explosions happening in and around their neighborhood.
The MTA said vibrations and loud noises are part of the "controlled blasting" associated with the construction of...
| Nov 7, 2009
| 7:49 AM
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The engineer accused of fatally shooting one worker and wounding five others at the firm where he once worked appeared briefly in court Saturday and was ordered held without bond.
A judge ordered that Jason Rodriguez, 40, be held without...
| Mar 4, 2010
| 5:36 PM
A gunman opened fire at the teeming subway entrance to Pentagon complex Thursday evening, wounding two military police officers before being shot, a spokesman said.
Authorities said all three were taken to a hospital. Chris Layman, a spokesman for the...
| Feb 8, 2010
| 7:22 AM
Bronx subway riders who use the No. 6 train can expect major delays in their commute.
The MTA shut down the Morrison Avenue and Whitlock Avenue stations for major renovations on Monday.
Affected riders can take the BX4 bus along Westchester Avenue for...
| Jan 17, 2010
| 2:02 PM
Police in the Bronx are searching for a man wanted for an attempted rape, initiated on a Manhattan-bound subway train.
Cops say the 18-year-old victim was entering the subway at 149th Street and the Grand Concourse around noon Friday, unsure of which...