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  • On 'parking day,' Mayor Garcetti hits his spots in Boyle Heights

    On 'parking day,' Mayor Garcetti hits his spots in Boyle Heights
    Arcelia Gonzalez complained to the city months ago about sidewalk tree roots that ruptured the drain pipe outside her family's Boyle Heights restaurant — to no avail. So when Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti showed up across the street with a...
  • Coliseum deal: USC to cash in on turnover

    Coliseum deal: USC to cash in on turnover
    About five years ago, County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky denounced USC's proposal to take control of the taxpayer-owned Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and its revenue. "Some people on the board of trustees of the University of Southern California...
  • Let's fly the rainbow flag in Sochi

    Let's fly the rainbow flag in Sochi
    You don't have to be a liberal or a proponent of gay rights to be outraged by the declaration of Russia's sports minister Thursday that his country's harsh new laws banning "propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations" will be enforced during the 2014...
  • Frank Martinez dies at 89; noted L.A. artist

    Frank Martinez dies at 89; noted L.A. artist
    Frank Martinez laid his shaking hands on the surface of the blank canvas. As before every painting, he said a prayer. Then the artist began his work. He applied acrylic paint and, with a rag, wiped it away. Shapes began to form and colors blended into...
  • Pictures in the News | Oct. 3, 2013

     
    In Thursday's Pictures in the News, protesters mark the anniversary of the Tlatelolco massacre in Mexico City.  Mexico commemorated the 45th anniversary of the massacre of students holding an anti-government protest in 1968, days before the Summer...
  • Hodson stepped up for Sea Kings

    Hodson stepped up for Sea Kings
    The key chain isn't really gaudy. It simply says "Team USA," but Corona del Mar High junior Hayley Hodson smiles when it's brought up. Those two words encompass many of Hodson's hopes and dreams. They are most likely part of her past, present and...
  • Whimsical project puts Athens' Pittaki Street in a better light

    Whimsical project puts Athens' Pittaki Street in a better light
    ATHENS — Locals called Pittaki Street a "public toilet." Drug addicts and petty criminals frequented the narrow lane, steps from a popular plaza where tourists exploring Greece angle for shots of the looming Acropolis. The scraggle of remaining...
  • USOC's Blackmun: Federal or state guarantee may be key to U.S. bid for Games

    USOC's Blackmun:  Federal or state guarantee may be key to U.S. bid for Games
    Few International Olympic Committee meetings will have more of an impact on the future of the Olympics than the session that is to take place this September in Buenos Aires. In a brief span, the members will elect a presidential successor from six...
  • Tokyo chosen to host 2020 Summer Olympics

    Tokyo chosen to host 2020 Summer Olympics
    Amid concerns about the Fukushima nuclear crisis, the International Olympic Committee voted Saturday to select Tokyo as the host city for the 2020 Summer Games. The capital city outdistanced two other finalists — Istanbul and Madrid — as...
  • Excitement rocks Tokyo upon selection as 2020 Olympics site

    Excitement rocks Tokyo upon selection as 2020 Olympics site
    TOKYO - After years of largely bad news, crowds in Tokyo roared in excitement as they watched the announcement, streamed live here, that their city has been selected as the host of the 2020 Summer Olympics. "The outlook has not been so bright for the...
  • Human Growth Hormone: What it is, what it does

    WHAT IT IS: Human growth hormone, or HGH, is a protein produced by the pituitary gland. WHAT IT DOES: It stimulates overall growth. WHAT THE HEALTH RISKS ARE: Over-production of human growth hormone, or overuse by healthy individuals, has been...
  • Pearson, Andreoff lead Kings to 6-1 rout of Ducks in rookies' game

    The fact that Kings rookies Andy Andreoff and Tanner Pearson each contributed two goals to 6-1 rout of the Ducks’ rookies at the Honda Center on Saturday doesn’t mean the Kings’ left-side scoring woes have been resolved. But the duo&...