| Aug 11, 2010
| 11:57 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Kayaking, rafting and non-motorized boating could soon be allowed on the Los Angeles River.
Councilman Ed Reyes is behind the proposal.
He recently introduced a motion to establish a boating program.
He hopes the plan will help...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 8:14 AM
The long-awaited Paddle the Los Angeles River pilot program got off to a wobbly start Monday as two dozen civic leaders in hard hats and bulging life vests stepped into kayaks and pushed out through murky ripples in the Sepulveda Basin.
The group of...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 4:56 PM
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich today called for a review of expenditures made by the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority -- the latest volley after three high-profile officials, including South Pasadena Councilman...
| May 23, 2011
| 4:28 PM
You can run from thousands of witnesses, but you can`t hide.
Los Angeles police have finally made in an arrest in the case of the brutal beating of a San Francisco Giants fan at the Dodgers` home opener on March 31st.
“The attack on San...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 12:07 AM
LINCOLN HEIGHTS, Calif. (KTLA) -- Two young women were recently murdered in the Lincoln Heights area, and now the city is offering two $50,000 rewards for the arrests of those responsible.
Residents gathered together to march through the neighborhood...
| Jul 2, 2009
| 2:47 PM
THEY are traipsing around Cliff Sussman's home in La Verne, navigating a steep hillside that's wildly overgrown with bamboo -- scores of tropical and subtropical species spreading underground, thick cones and tender new shoots poking up as robust mature...
| Apr 9, 2008
The attack on the Los Angeles Police Department's Special Order 40 -- which limits when officers can ask about the citizenship status of suspects -- has come largely but not exclusively from anti-illegal-immigration forces.
But now the order has a new...
| May 28, 2007
Tucked away amid the ash-covered slopes of Griffith Park, a tiny, eccentric garden clings to life like a green island on the land.
Some garden-hungry park-goer claimed this real estate several months ago, bringing two well-used lawn chairs and planting a...
| Aug 8, 2006
Bringing a sad but inevitable close to a decidedly unsound and unscientific experiment, a goldfish named Little Ed died Saturday after 156 days of living and even thriving in an aquarium filled with water from the Los Angeles River.
Little Ed's decline...
| Nov 4, 2009
All right, so I'm a few days late with this update on my medical marijuana adventures. In answer to readers, no, I was not too stoned to write about it earlier.
Nor was I under the influence when I proposed on Sunday to Jamie McCourt, who hopes to get...
| Mar 2, 2009
As recently as two months ago, David R. Hernandez said, he didn't even know what Facebook was. Today, he uses the popular Internet social-networking site to help spread the word about his steeply uphill campaign for Los Angeles mayor in Tuesday's...
| Jun 26, 2006
Little Antonio, a goldfish made almost famous by living over 111 days in water from the Los Angeles River, was found dead in his tank in the latimes.com newsroom at 1:58 a.m. Monday. He was believed to be about five months old.
The cause of death was...