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Westchester (Los Angeles, California)

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  • L.A. to pay black firefighter $1.5-million settlement

    Averting a trial that could have revealed embarrassing details about hazing within the Los Angeles Fire Department, the City Council voted Friday to pay nearly $1.5 million to a black firefighter who was served a meal laced with dog food by his...
  • Guide to best rotisseries in L.A.

    Guide to best rotisseries in L.A.
    Where to buy the best birds in L.A. County THE FOLLOWING, in alphabetical order, represents a broad spectrum of sources for beautiful rotisserie birds, freshly made and ready to go. Some offer excellent meal package prices; several have exceptional...
  • Up, up and away in a beautiful zeppelin

    Up, up and away in a beautiful zeppelin
    The last time something like this was seen in Los Angeles was 1929, when the Graf Zeppelin dropped in on Westchester's Mines Air Field before starting its nonstop Pacific crossing during its record-setting around-the-world flight. The era of the rigid-...
  • Discovery of rare wildflower in Ballona Wetlands could halt recreation project

    Discovery of rare wildflower in Ballona Wetlands could halt recreation project
    A walkway project along the banks of a Ballona Wetlands lagoon may be halted because of a surprisingly robust bloom of an obscure wildflower believed to be close to extinction, Los Angeles public works officials said Thursday. In the midst of recent...
  • Letters to the editor

    And the homeless? Re “Connecting the spots,” March 12, and “L.A. hopes its park will be as grand as Chicago’s,” March 14 The Times' two long articles on the new Civic Center Park downtown did a great job of discussing...
  • On France's effort to ban the full-face veil; the city of Bell's well-paid city manager; and remembering Harvey Pekar.

    What's behind the veil Re "French National Assembly approves ban on face veils," July 14 A recent Pew survey reported that more than 60% of Europeans favor the ban on full-face veils and only 28% of Americans do. This indicates to me that Europeans have...
  • Sources for kumquats and hybrids

    On the trail of kumquats Recommended sources for kumquats and kumquat hybrids. For times and locations, see our farmers market list. Beck Grove / La Vigne Organics (Helene and Robert Beck), Fallbrook. Organic and biodynamic Nagami kumquats, kumquat...
  • Choosing the best rotisserie chicken in L.A.

    Choosing the best rotisserie chicken in L.A.
    HERE'S THE experience I'm always on the prowl for: a simple, golden, tender rotisserie chicken, bursting with juice, lifted off its skewer when it's just cooked and placed in my hands. I run home and pull apart the warm, delicate meat with my bare...
  • Janice Hahn, Democratic candidate for California lieutenant governor

    Janice Hahn Political party: Democrat Occupation: Los Angeles City Council member Age: 58; born in Los Angeles City of residence: San Pedro community of Los Angeles Personal: divorced; three children Education: bachelor of science degree in...
  • Letters: Consider train travel en route to Gila Wilderness, N.M.

    Try making tracks to Gila Thank you for the wonderful article about the unbound nature found in the Southwest's Gila Wilderness ["Sheer Frontier," Sept. 14]. I was again disappointed that you informed your readers only of airline options as the best...
  • $2-billion face-lift for LAX airport set to begin

    The wait is over for some hard-fought improvements at aging Los Angeles International Airport, the facility's executive director said Thursday, adding that passengers should brace for additional construction almost immediately. Work will begin early next...
  • Westchester residents, airport officials await LAX runway safety report

     
    A long-awaited report is due Friday on whether Los Angeles International Airport should improve air safety by widening the distance between its two north runways. That document has residents near LAX on edge because one of the options under consideration....