| Apr 29, 2009
Redmond O'Neal was allowed to leave jail to visit his ailing mother, raising speculation that Farrah Fawcett's health is deteriorating.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department spokesman Steve Whitmore says a judge allowed 24-year-old O'Neal to briefly...
| Apr 4, 2009
MALIBU -- The coroner's office has identified a skeleton found last Sunday near a car in Malibu as that of a man from Ventura County who disappeared in 2006.
Dental X-rays were used Wednesday to identify the remains of Jeffrey Howard, 42, of Thousand...
| May 11, 2009
Actress Farrah Fawcett is in the last stages of her battle against anal cancer, according to friends close to the star.
While doctors for the 62 year old actress have recently made public statements indicating her condition has not changed, Ryan O'Neal...
| May 20, 2009
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LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles County had the worst overall beach water quality last year in California, according to the 19th annual "Beach Report Card" released by Heal the Bay.
Only 70 percent of beach sites in the county earned A or B grades -- a state-...
| Jan 7, 2009
The perfectly shaped point break at Malibu's Surfrider Beach lures wave riders from around the world.
But the chronically polluted water has given countless swimmers and surfers queasy stomachs, eye infections and nasty rashes.
Long under orders...
| May 14, 2008
RICHARD Riordan is no gourmet. That's one of the first things he wants you to know. But he is a restaurateur, and a very successful one.
In fact, though the 78-year-old Riordan is best known as the multimillionaire former mayor of Los Angeles, he also...
| May 21, 2008
Waters off California's coast are cleaner -- and safer for swimmers and surfers -- in dry weather than they've been in years, according to a new environmental report released this morning.
But while water quality is improving overall statewide, Los...
| Jun 4, 2008
This week we continue our look at the pivotal year of 1968 and the profound cultural shift in America that resulted from events that year.
Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated 40 years ago this week. Whether it was the assassinations of MLK and RFK or...
| Jun 5, 2008
AUSTRIAN-BORN painter and fashion designer Sigmar Berg arrived in Los Angeles with his family nearly two years ago, in the midst of a hiatus from his work as an abstract artist.
An accessory designer by day who, under the Beryll label, creates chic...
| Jun 22, 2008
SPREADING across the Southland in an intricate web of highways and byways, Los Angeles is not an easy place to get to know, let alone love. Compared with other urban regions, its size and sprawl can frustrate a newcomer's efforts to grasp the totality...
| Oct 23, 2007
Wind-whipped firestorms destroyed more than 700 homes and businesses in Southern California on Monday, the second day of its onslaught, and more than half a million people in San Diego County were told to evacuate their homes.
The gale-force winds turned...
| Dec 20, 2007
Southern Californians should brace for yet another rainstorm late today, but can look forward to an otherwise dry holiday season.
The weather system that poured 1.23 inches of rain on downtown Los Angeles Tuesday and early Wednesday will drop a much...