| Jan 18, 2010
| 4:33 PM
As a wave of rainstorms moved through the Los Angeles area, city officials said they were on high alert with crews deployed to protect residents facing flooding, mud and debris flows. "Weâre about as ready for the rains that will......
| Feb 17, 2010
| 12:04 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosamakes his debut on the daytime drama " All My Children."
Villaraigosa's cameo appearance as himself on the ABC show airs Wednesday.
The mayor will appear in a scene with series star Susan Lucci,...
| Nov 11, 2010
Unlike some of the men of his generation, he was not eager to be a soldier. He did not rush to enlist, following Japan's Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor and the declaration of war on the U.S. by Germany's Adolph Hitler that followed a few days later....
| Dec 18, 2010
| 10:52 AM
GLASSELL PARK -- A community is taking action to stop the sale of replica handguns from ice cream trucks that frequent schools in the Los Angeles area.
Les Salay, a father of three, says he has seen both air-soft pellet guns and cap guns being sold...
| Aug 18, 2008
The two fastest-growing and most powerful gangs in the world are homegrown products of Los Angeles. The Mara Salvatrucha gang, or MS-13, and the 18th Street gang, known in Central America as Mara 18, sprang up in Pico-Union and the densely populated...
| Mar 3, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- Police have arrested a man believed to be responsible for a string of drive-by shootings over the weekend that left two people dead and one wounded.
Andre Upshaw, 33, was booked for murder around 8 p.m. Monday and held on $1 million bail,...
| Feb 21, 2009
LOS ANGELES - Two men were expected to appear in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles today following their arrests for allegedly making and distributing MDMA, popularly known as ecstasy.
Kalib Kersh, 32, of Venice, and Mason Lyte, 60, of Santa Barbara...
| Nov 16, 2008
When my wife and I and our two small children moved late last year to Glassell Park, a neighborhood in northeast Los Angeles, we were following a predictable gentrification script. The nearby enclaves of Eagle Rock and Mount Washington were slightly out...
| Nov 24, 2008
In response to Matthew DeBord's Nov. Nov. 16 Op-Ed article on moving to Glassell Park, "The gang’s all here,” I'd like to say to him: Yes! The gang is all here! So far, DeBord and his family have had the luxury, but perhaps lonely experience,...
| Jan 30, 2009
The little clinic rests along a graceful curve of Eagle Rock Boulevard also occupied by a karate studio, a barber and a smattering of modest houses, one with a basketball hoop. The building, marked only by a metal placard that says "Cornerstone," is...
| Nov 5, 2008
It's been 75 years since actress Jean Harlow christened the Los Angeles Brewing Co.'s first shipment of Eastside beer after the repeal of Prohibition. Beer making in L.A. has been sporadic since then, but there are signs that a craft brew revolution is...
| Sep 22, 2009
| 7:44 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles police and federal authorities launched a major crackdown on the notorious Avenues gang Tuesday, serving multiple search and arrest warrants for alleged crimes ranging from drug dealing to murder.
Some 1,300 officers and agents...