| Nov 25, 2010
On a day of plenty, there are still many in need.
Contributions to charitable organizations are dropping as donors become stretched.
Many families will be sitting down to a chicken dinner this Thanksgiving because food pantries decided they could help...
| Jun 2, 2009
| 6:58 PM
Kenneth E. Stager, emeritus senior curator of ornithology and mammalogy at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, has died. He was 94.
Stager, a West Los Angeles resident, died of age-related causes May 13 at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center,...
| May 20, 2010
| 4:11 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Hip Hop producer Suge Knight is in trouble with the law once again.
Knight, whose real name is Marion Hugh Knight, was pulled over by California Highway Patrol officers around 12:30 a.m. Thursday in the area of Crenshaw Blvd. and 147th...
| May 27, 2009
At its former location on Weyburn Avenue, the Westwood Farmers’ Market was big and lively. Forced to close in 2006, it reopened three months later at the Veterans Garden, north of Constitution Avenue, west of Sepulveda Boulevard. While this venue is...
| Nov 21, 2008
For the second time in less than three months, a Metrolink train and a freight train heading in opposite directions collided Thursday morning, raising fresh concerns about the commuter rail line's ability to navigate tracks it shares with other carriers....
| May 31, 2007
Savvy L.A. eaters know that to see the world — or at the very least, taste it — all you need to do is stay home. Paris, Singapore, New York — yadda, yadda, yadda. We'd argue that nowhere else can you find the ethnic varieties of cheap...
| Aug 22, 2008
An 80-minute car chase through Los Angeles County ended Thursday morning with gunfire, beanbag rounds and a Taser gun being used on a driver who shot at officers in Gardena, authorities said.
No one was injured in the chase, which began at 2:50 a.m. in...
| Dec 6, 2009
Firms that supply temporary nurses to the nation's hospitals are taking perilous shortcuts in their screening and supervision, sometimes putting seriously ill patients in the hands of incompetent or impaired caregivers.
Emboldened by a chronic nursing...
| Dec 9, 2009
| 3:34 PM
CARSON, Calif. -- Authorities say a bus crash in West Carson Wednesday morning occurred after the driver suffered a heart attack and died.
The crash occurred around 5:45 a.m. in the area of 220th Street and Normandie Avenue.
The Gardena city bus was...
| Sep 4, 2009
| 7:35 AM
CARSON -- A suspect was shot to death this morning following a high speed pursuit with Gadena police.
The pursuit began around 4:30 a.m. in Gardena.
The shooting took place on East Dominguez Street near Bolsa Street in Carson a short time later.
| Feb 23, 2008
One of California's largest for-profit insurers stopped a controversial practice of canceling sick policyholders Friday after a judge ordered Health Net Inc. to pay more than $9 million to a breast cancer patient it dropped in the middle of chemotherapy....
| Dec 30, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Moments after a jury convicted him of murder in an execution-style shooting in Rancho Palos Verdes, a defendant attacked his attorney Wednesday, authorities said. Daniel Nunez, 29, of Gardena was quickly tackled by Los Angeles County sheriff’s...