| Jan 28, 2009
COUNSELING AND MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
Residents can call a series of City and County hotlines open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Department of Mental Health has therapists on-call at (800) 854-7771.
The Suicide Prevention Center operates a...
| May 22, 2009
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...
| 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...