| May 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The teal blue house on E. 111th Street was surrounded by trash, its parking pad piled with everything from egg cartons to a busted couch. Most of its windows were broken. The door sat ajar.
Inside, chicken bones and cans of Mothers Maid carrots and...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 8:18 PM
The newest board members of two troubled Department of Water and Power nonprofits are suing the utility's union boss, claiming he has refused to hold meetings or give them access to records showing how the groups have spent more than $40 million in...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 9:10 PM
More than 450 medical marijuana shops have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year — more than three times as many as are allowed to stay open under Proposition D.
The new numbers won't settle the debate over how many medical...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 5:21 PM
For years the city of Los Angeles has enforced a curfew at the two public beaches it owns. They are considered city parks, and like most city parks in L.A., they close at night: Venice Beach at midnight; Cabrillo Beach around 10. They reopen at 5 a.m....
| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Los Angeles officials are starting to get serious about freeing up $7.5 million or more in city government funds that are earmarked for visual art, performances or other cultural events, but have been wrapped tightly for years in legal red tape.
| Mar 15, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Time Warner Cable Inc. has stirred anger over its hike in subscription rates for customers and its efforts to extract hefty fees from rivals to air the L.A. Dodgers channel.
Now it has incurred the wrath of city officials.
On Friday, the city of Los...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 10:21 AM
Monday morning, Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer and Police Chief Charlie Beck will announce an effort to help property owners and real estate agents comply with Proposition D, which banned all but about 100 medical marijuana dispensaries that...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:06 PM
More than 450 medical marijuana dispensaries have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year -- more than three times as many as are allowed to stay open under Proposition D.
The new numbers won't settle the debate over exactly how...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 7:19 PM
The city of Los Angeles accused banking giants Wells Fargo & Co. and Citigroup Inc. of a “continuous pattern and practice” of mortgage discrimination that led to a wave of foreclosures, reduced property tax revenue and increased costs for city...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 6:11 PM
Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez and City Atty. Mike Feuer called Monday for a crackdown on prostitution in parts of the San Fernando Valley.
Under a plan Martinez will submit to her council colleagues Friday, the city would add two police...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:07 PM
A state appeals court late Wednesday set aside a lower court's ruling that struck down the Los Angeles Police Department's vehicle impound rules.
The decision by a panel of three justices from the California Court of Appeal cleared the way for Police...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:05 PM
The woman who has accused Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar of engaging in sexual harassment filed a lawsuit Tuesday to keep the city from forcing her to provide testimony for a special committee investigating her harassment claims.