| Nov 7, 2009
| 7:30 AM
LOS ANGELES -- United Commercial Bank, which had 13 branches locally in Los Angeles County and three in Orange County, has failed and was seized by government regulators.
The bank's branches will reopen Saturday under the new control of East West Bank....
| Dec 3, 2009
| 6:26 PM
Persistence looks to have also paid off for Florida State in the recruiting of El Camino Community College CB Mike Harris.
It was thought Harris was a lock for Alabama, but according to Chris Nee of Warchant.com, Harris gave his verbal Thursday night...
| Jun 14, 2009
Beginning Monday, the state will enforce a 90-moratorium on housing foreclosures. The new law is expected to make lenders try harder to keep borrowers in their homes.
Lenders must prove to the state they have changes to their loan modification programs....
| Jul 8, 2009
24231 Crenshaw Blvd., Unit C, Torrance; (310) 530-2749.
Small plates, $3.25 to $7.50; 15-ounce ramen, $3.75 to $5.95; 20-ounce ramen, $6.75 to $8.95; 40-ounce ramen, $11 to $13.20.
| Jul 8, 2009
Ramen California's soups are startling, peculiar creations crowded with a garden's worth of unconventional ingredients. Bobbing in a bowl might be florets of purple cauliflower, earthy chunks of celery root or broth-staining bits of beet. The restaurant's...
| Jul 17, 2009
A passenger bus went up in flames Friday on Interstate 5 northwest of Los Angeles but all ten people aboard got off safely, the company said. The blaze sparked a brushfire.
The bus, operated by Coach America, had pulled onto the shoulder of the...
| Aug 13, 2009
| 8:17 AM
LOS ANGELES - Federal and local agents raided two marijuana dispensaries in the Los Angeles area and arrested the owner.
Officials say more than 20 people from various agencies served a state search warrant Wednesday at the Organica Collective in...
| Feb 25, 2009
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...