| Aug 18, 2007
Long before Disneyland's nighttime electrical parade, well before the Rose Parade's dazzling flowered creations, even before America itself was established, the good people of a faraway village in Japan first crafted what would become their nation's...
| Feb 27, 2008
As Los Angeles struggles to restore its namesake river, a considerable obstacle has arisen -- NBC Universal, which is trying to block a public bike path from traversing its property along the waterway.
The flap over the long-planned path comes as the...
| Dec 30, 2007
At 13, David Denney's body functions like that of a baby. Severe brain damage halted his motor development at 4 months.
Unable to walk, sit up, speak or even eat by mouth, David is cared for by a licensed vocational nurse who feeds him formula through...
| Mar 17, 2007
Mack Ray Edwards walked into the Los Angeles Police Department's Foothill station on March 6, 1970, and said he wanted to clear his conscience.
The 51-year-old heavy-equipment operator calmly told a detective that he had molested and killed six...
| May 7, 2008
Taxes as a tool to fix economy
Re "Gov.'s staff exploring new taxes," May 2
The only proven solution to California's budget deficit is a sustained economic recovery. A sales tax on services would impede that recovery.
Increasing the price of services...
| 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....
| Sep 9, 2008
Long Beach isn't waiting for Congress and the presidential candidates to do something about reducing America's dependence on imported foreign oil.
On the last day of the regular 2008 legislative session, Mayor Bob Foster got a bill passed by the...
| 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...
| Mar 1, 2008
| 12:49 PM
Almost 35 years have passed since a Ford Mustang named Eleanor tore up the streets of the South Bay in the cinematic crash-fest "Gone in 60 Seconds."
The crudely crafted indie flick found a cult audience and inspired a 2000 big-budget sequel starring...
| Mar 9, 2008
Deanna Corbin, 46, would live in Los Angeles if she could. But she can't, at least not with a modicum of space and safety, not on her $38,000 salary as an administrative secretary.
So Corbin gets up at 4 a.m. every day and hustles her 11-year-old...