| Sep 17, 2010
| 6:27 PM
As Los Angeles County prosecutors review allegations that Sunder Ramani is feigning Burbank residency to run in the 43rd Assembly District, his neighbors at the West Alameda Avenue building say they've rarely seen the Republican candidate, if at all....
| Oct 4, 2010
A lawyer representing the white former San Francisco Bay Area rapid transit officer convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed black passenger is asking a Los Angeles judge to grant a new trial.
Defense attorney Michael Rains said in a 134-page filing...
| May 18, 2011
| 5:09 PM
Fighting pirates off the Horn of Africa, saving lives after natural disasters and stopping terrorists from entering American ports are all missions expected of the U.S. Coast Guard, President Barack Obama told graduating cadets Wednesday.
And in a nod to...
| May 25, 2011
| 4:30 PM
Music fans, brace yourselves.
This year’s Summer Music in the Park series begins Memorial Day when Captain Cardiac and the Coronaries perform their upbeat repertoire of old-school rock ‘n’ roll hits for Fiesta Days revelers in...
| Nov 20, 2007
California Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown on Monday sued 20 companies, including Mattel Inc. and Toys "R" Us, claiming they sold toys containing "unlawful quantities of lead."
The suit, filed in Alameda County Superior Court, alleges the companies knowingly...
| Nov 9, 2009
Barbara J. Miller
Judge's ruling led to end of tree-sitting
Barbara J. Miller, 58, an Alameda County Superior Court judge who ruled in favor of UC Berkeley in a dispute over a proposed athletic facility that was the focus of a tree-sitting protest,...
| Mar 24, 2009
Pirkle Jones, a California photographer admired for his stirring images of migrant workers, endangered landscapes and social movements, including a controversial series on the Black Panthers at the height of their activism in the late 1960s, died March 15...
| Mar 15, 2009
When, where: April 17 to 20, Expo Center New Mexico.
Highlights: America's largest recreational vehicle rally is celebrating its 10th anniversary on Route 66 with live entertainment, including a concert by Neil Sedaka, RV...
| Feb 11, 2007
Army Pfc. Michael Christopher Balsley walked and talked like his father, a Vietnam veteran who would tell war stories and watch military movies with his young sons. For Halloween when he was 4, Balsley dressed as GI Joe with his father's patches sewn on...
| Oct 9, 2008
Los Angeles is as famous for its traffic congestion as it is for its sunsets and palm trees, and it has paid a steep price, in smog and gridlock, for its love affair with cars. Belated attempts to devise a functional public transit system have run up...
| Sep 18, 2008
Howard Barry Pompel, one of the 25 people killed in Friday's Metrolink commuter train crash, was remembered today at a Simi Valley service as a vivacious, caring man who gave his time to myriad temple and community causes.
At least 100 people gathered at...
| Mar 5, 2007
Afraid that a population explosion among squirrels in a city park could pose a public health risk, Santa Monica officials are ready to try a proven method of dealing with the problem: birth control shots.
Plans call for squirrels in Palisades Park to...