| Oct 15, 2008
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...
| Apr 4, 2008
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...
| Oct 12, 2009
SOUTH LOS ANGELES -- Friends and family on Sunday honored a Cal State Los Angeles student who was brutally murdered during a trip to Ecuador.
Daniela Lopez, 26, was found stabbed and her throat slit Sept. 10 in Ambato, Ecuador. A family friend says the...
| Oct 22, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- More than 1,000 Los Angeles police officers and federal agents arrested dozens of suspected gang members in a crackdown on the "Rolling 40s" gang early Thursday morning.
Authorities swarmed 47 locations in South Los Angeles with warrants...
| Jun 10, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- A 24-year-old man was shot and killed in a drive-by attack in the West Adams area of Los Angeles, police said.
The shooting occurred around 10 p.m. Tuesday in the 1900 block of West 25th Street.
The victim was standing outside a home when...
| Mar 15, 2008
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...
| Feb 27, 2009
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...
| Jan 4, 2010
| 2:34 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Police are asking the public's help in their search for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a woman as she crossed the street in the West Adams area.
The victim, 62-year-old Annette Marie Carter, was crossing the street in the...
| Jan 17, 2010
| 2:37 PM
LOS ANGELES - Services, special church meetings, and other events at houses of worship in the region were specially dedicated to the victims of the Haitian earthquake disaster Sunday,
Congresswoman Maxine Waters joined members of Los Angeles' Haitian...
| Feb 15, 2010
LOS ANGELES -- Officials in Los Angeles are asking for sock donations to help count the city's homeless during the upcoming Census.
The month-long sock drive is beign called "Make the Homeless Count."
The drive supports the U.S. Census Bureau's homeless...
| Sep 11, 2005
Built between 1902 and 1910, the Craftsman-style homes of Harvard Heights owe their grandeur to a land covenant that stipulated that houses built within the tract cost at least $2,500. The city's best architects flocked to the area to build...