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  • Greene in L.A.

    What's thought to be the only remaining house in Los Angeles designed by the Craftsman stars the Greene brothers is for sale. It's beautiful, yes. It has four original leaded glass light fixtures. It's been lovingly restored over more than 20 years....
  • Martin Eli Weil dies at 68; restoration architect and founding member of the L.A. Conservancy

    Martin Eli Weil dies at 68; restoration architect and founding member of the L.A. Conservancy
    Martin Eli Weil, a leading restoration architect and a past president of the Los Angeles Conservancy who was involved in the restoration of landmark structures such as the El Capitan Theatre and the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Storer House in the...
  • Some very special collections

    The first order of business at colleges and universities is to dispense knowledge. Second may be collecting stuff. And institutions of higher education in California know how to bring in the goods. As the region's schools have proliferated, collections...
  • King's words resonate at L.A. church

    King's words resonate at L.A. church
    The 40th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. comes as a poignant reminder of the day the civil rights leader stood in the pulpit at Holman United Methodist Church in Los Angeles and preached a Sunday morning sermon about...
  • How convenient: Los Angeles' new park 'n' meet bars

    How convenient: Los Angeles' new park 'n' meet bars
    THE EVENINGS are a little nippier (despite the Santa Anas), the holidays are around the corner, and meeting up with friends for a good brew is a brilliant idea. Fortunately, a smattering of bars and wine bars have opened that are ideal meet-up spots, with...
  • As downtown revives, so do congregations

    The congregation at New City Church of Los Angeles -- downtown's newest house of worship -- is a microcosm of the burgeoning downtown itself. The parishioners, who gathered for a recent service improvised in an Italian restaurant near Walt Disney Concert...
  • Hundreds of Students Stage Walkout to Protest Layoffs

    Hundreds of Students Stage Walkout to Protest Layoffs
    LOS ANGELES -- LAUSD said Friday it has more than halved the number of layoffs slated for June 30 with the help of federal stiumuls funds and an early retirement program. Superintendent Ramon Cortines said about 2,000 teachers and 260 personnel are set...
  • Datebook: Events, classes, exhibits for the week ahead

     
    We've listed select home and garden events below. Suggest your own via reader comments. Submissions must be fewer than 75 words and must be for one-time events with legitimate value to other readers. No store promotions and no frivolous links, please. L....
  • 1 injured in possible car-to-car shooting near 10 Freeway in L.A.'s West Adams district

     
    Authorities are investigating a possible car-to-car shooting near the eastbound 10 Freeway in the West Adams district of Los Angeles that left at least one person injured. California Highway Patrol officers and the Los Angeles Police responded to a "shot....
  • Man shot by police officers in West Adams

     
    A man in his 30s was shot several times Saturday by police responding to a disturbance in the West Adams neighborhood of South Los Angeles. Two officers drove to the 4300 block of Jefferson Blvd. about 5:15 a.m. after a......
  • The Dry Garden: A festival of rare fruit

     
    Central to the promise of the California dream is the idea that you can reach out your kitchen window and pluck a lemon. As we hit the natural limits to our water supply, that specter of home-grown fruit remains steadily possible, even a social ideal in...
  • Police Release Video of Brutal Murder at L.A. Burger Stand

    Police Release Video of Brutal Murder at L.A. Burger Stand
    LOS ANGELES -- Police are hoping newly-released surveillance video will help lead to the arrest of a gunman who killed a man at a Los Angeles burger stand. On May 6 about 1:30 p.m., Demetrius Meriwether, 20, of Los Angeles, was eating at Jim's Burgers in...