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  • Workers ready for space shuttle Endeavour's tight squeeze

     
    Workers ready for space shuttle Endeavour's tight squeeze...
  • Endeavour: Past cheering crowds, shuttle has risky night ahead

     
    The space shuttle Endeavour’s logistically challenging and painful slow crawl through L.A.’s streets played out Friday afternoon to crowds that erupted into cheers of “USA, USA” and merchants and residents who suddenly...
  • Where is Space Shuttle Endeavour? Well ahead of schedule

     
    With the Space Shuttle Endeavour now on Crenshaw Boulevard and ahead of schedule, there is limited time for the public to see the spacecraft on the streets of L.A. The shuttle is doing its crawl up Crenshaw for the next......
  • Roads around downtown L.A. closed for half marathon

     
    Streets and some freeway off-ramps will be closed Sunday for the Rock 'n' Roll Los Angeles Half Marathon. More than 12,000 runners are expected for the event, which will run mostly though the downtown L.A. area. Here is a list......
  • Fewer furloughs for L.A. street repair crews urged

     
    Three Los Angeles City Council members called Friday for fewer street repair crews to take furlough days so the city can get a better handle on the damage caused by recent rainstorms....
  • Harris' many sides

    When Charles Harris says, "I've lived a couple different lives," he's probably selling himself short by a few lives, more or less. There's the Charles Harris who lived in Chicago until age 11, moved to the Bay Area where he went to high school before...
  • "Operation Pothole" Hits Los Angeles Streets This Weekend

    "Operation Pothole" Hits Los Angeles Streets This Weekend
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Thousands of potholes are dotting the landscape of Los Angeles streets thanks to the recent storms. On Jan. 8 and 9, the city will assign approximately fifty crews to try to fill the potholes and prevent them from falling into...
  • 33 is the happiest age?

    33 is the happiest age?
    I voiced a story in my booth the other day, based a survey by the social networking site Friends United out of Britain.  It was somehow determined that 33 is the age 70% of the people they surveyed over the age of 40 said they were the happiest. It...
  • Overtime pay, salary hikes give state firefighters a pocketful

    When state crews head out the station door for a wildfire, the time clock starts ticking and doesn't stop until they return. Firefighters for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection are paid "portal to portal." For the first 56 hours on...
  • L.A. council wants to level $1,000 fine against those who illegally remove trees

     
    Looking to protect more of its urban forest, the Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to draft a law allowing city inspectors to issue a $1,000 fine for anyone who illegally removes a street tree. Under the proposal, citations would......
  • Teen shot, killed after fight that ended Miramar dance

    It was supposed to be a fun celebration at the end of the school year to raise money for the sophomore class. Instead, students found themselves fleeing from gunshots after a violent fight cut the dance at Parkway Academy in Miramar short Friday night,...