| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Members of the Salvadoran community in Los Angeles will realize a long-awaited dream when groundbreaking begins Saturday on a plaza to honor Msgr. Oscar A. Romero, a Catholic archbishop who was slain in 1980 during El Salvador's civil war.
| May 22, 2013
| 4:23 AM
The Los Angeles city clerk early Wednesday morning released final vote tallies for the citywide election, leaving only mail-in ballot results standing between candidates' victory and defeat.
With 100% of precincts reporting just after 3 a.m., clear...
| May 20, 2013
| 10:21 AM
As the two-year campaign to be Los Angeles' next mayor draws to a close, the candidates spent the weekend furiously courting voters across the city, trying to avoid the potential lowest turnout for an open mayoral seat in modern history. Wendy Greuel...
| May 21, 2013
| 2:33 PM
The mayor’s race was on the minds of voters Tuesday in Mount Washington, home to one of the most active voter precincts in Los Angeles.
Kate Amend, a film editor, wanted to cast a vote to make history.
“I voted for Wendy Greuel,” she...
| May 21, 2013
| 10:51 PM
The latest round of election results that trickled in Tuesday night showed City Councilman Eric Garcetti and City Controller Wendy Greuel in a dead heat in the race to be the next mayor of Los Angeles.
With 8% of precints reporting, Greuel had 50% of...
| May 8, 2013
| 3:24 PM
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a controversial rail yard near the Port of Los Angeles, setting the stage for possible court challenges, alleging violations of environmental and civil rights laws.
The proposal to build a staging...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Los Angeles’ oldest museum site, the Natural History Museum in Exposition Park, is celebrating its centennial this year with the debut of a new entrance halland outdoor nature center, capping a full makeover that’s already yielded new halls...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 4:27 PM
LOS ANGELES -- The new federal crackdown on the notorious Los Angeles-based Mara Salvatrucha MS-13 street gang is being cheered by some local officials, though others worry about some of the side effects.
The designation gives the U.S. Treasury...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 6:34 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles City Council members Wednesday gave enthusiastic backing to the creation of a controversial city identification card that could be used by illegal immigrants to open bank accounts, borrow library books and pay utility bills....
| May 3, 2012
| 4:03 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Making their first official appearance on a gray morning in a nearly empty stadium, new Dodgers owners lighted up the place Wednesday with raucous promise, defiant hope and only one certainty.
Hang on to your blue, because it's going to be...
| May 20, 2011
| 11:30 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Radio shock jock Tom Leykis may rescind the $50,000 in reward money he offered in the Bryan Stow beating case because the city of Los Angeles apparently won't accept it.
Leykis announced on his website in April that he would...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Los Angeles became the largest city in the nation to approve a ban on plastic bags at supermarket checkout lines, handing a hard-fought victory to environmentalists and promising to change the way Angelenos do their grocery shopping. The City Council........