| Mar 17, 2013
Getting paid to be funny is great work if you can get it. And comedian Patti Vasquez knows she's fortunate to be busy.
"I'm in Iowa next week and then South Carolina after that," Vasquez said recently. "I mean, it took us two weeks just to coordinate...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 5:57 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Governor Jerry Brown will be in Southern California on Monday making his final push to pass Proposition 30.
On Sunday, Brown's Prop. 30 tour took him four churches in South L.A. -- West Angeles Church of God in Christ in Jefferson...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Dog walkers everywhere, beware. No one wants to see your dog’s feces laying on the sidewalk, especially in East Harlem where local politicans have decided to launch a “No Poop Fairy” campaign.
The campaign, that originated in Colorado,...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 11:51 AM
At least one person was in custody in connection with an armed robbery following a pursuit by Chicago that began in one Northwest Side police district and ended in another Tuesday evening.
The pursuit began after a robbery in the 6300 block of West...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 1:07 PM
A woman is in FBI custody after police used a GPS device to track her down following a Dunning neighborhood bank robbery, authorities said today.
The woman was arrested in connection with the Tuesday robbery of the Popular Community Bank, 7181 W. Irving...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 9:26 AM
At a breakfast event Thursday attended by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Goodman Theatre said that it had raised $10 million towards the $15-million goal of its new endowment campaign, dubbed "Endowing Excellence: The Campaign for Goodman Theatre."
| Jul 8, 2011
| 8:58 AM
Jonathan Berry, one of the Chicago theater's most promising young directors, has scored a Gotham gig.
Berry, whose superb production of “Festen” finally closes this weekend at the Steep Theatre, will direct Andrew Hinderaker's “Suicide,...
| Nov 21, 2010
| 4:16 PM
As fans left Wrigley Field after a late-season Cubs loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, they were greeted by clouds of noxious diesel exhaust from charter buses idling outside the ballpark, some for nearly an hour.
On another fall afternoon, three tour...
| Mar 24, 2011
A foodie rite of passage here in Los Angeles is to walk the pupusa mile: that stretch of Beverly Boulevard where Koreatown's northeastern fringe pans to a scramble of auto services, a hostess club or two, and Central American restaurants and bakeries....
| Jun 18, 2012
| 4:34 AM
Two killed when struck by alleged drunken driving fleeing CHP...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 23 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database. Nine neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Mid-Wilshire...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Sheriff's detectives were investigating the shooting death of a man in an unincorporated area near Arcadia on Saturday....