Seismic activity could continue for weeks, but an official said it should not be a cause for serious concern.
Continue reading Aftershocks Follow an Earthquake Near Los Angeles
Storm runoff is the primary source of water pollution in Southern California, but new regulations encourage cities to capture and filter rainwater to bolster groundwater supplies.
Continue reading Los Angeles Plan to Turn Pollution Into Drinking Water
With the number of cars on the road continuing to rise, boosters of Los Angeles’s new synchronized traffic system admit it may not be enough to prevent gridlock from worsening.
Continue reading To Fight Gridlock, Los Angeles Synchronizes Every Red Light
Mexican-American lowrider culture, with its dazzling wheels, hydraulic-pump systems and muscle shirts, has spread from East Los Angeles to Brazil and beyond.
Continue reading São Paulo Journal: Lowrider Culture Spreads to Brazil and Beyond
Antonio R. Villaraigosa faces life as a private citizen in Los Angeles after eight years in office, but he is not ruling out more public service.
Continue reading Villaraigosa Leaving Office Without Regrets, or Job
The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, which has been facing financial problems and considering possible mergers, said it would stay independent.
Continue reading Los Angeles Art Museum Rules Out Merger, for Now
Because of limits on where such offenders can live, the measure is effective for a community, but may be counterproductive to public safety over all.
Continue reading Building Tiny Parks to Drive Sex Offenders Away
A plan to combine the two biggest museums in Los Angeles has both wide support and a powerful potential foe: a philanthropist who bailed one of them out five years ago.
Continue reading Cautious Approval for a Plan to Merge a City’s Museums
City Councilman Eric Garcetti appeared poised to face City Controller Wendy Gruel in a May runoff election, based on early returns.
Continue reading Los Angeles Mayor’s Race Likely Headed to Runoff
A dental examination confirmed that the body was that of Christopher J. Dorner, who killed four people, including two police officers.
Continue reading Body in Cabin Is Identified as Christopher Dorner
Police Chief Charlie Beck said he was reopening the case against Christopher J. Dorner to prove the department’s transparency, given its history of racism and corruption.
Continue reading Los Angeles Police to Reopen Dorner Case
Whatever the changes since the days of rampant racism and corruption at the Los Angeles Police Department, an alleged killer’s charges — however unhinged — have struck a chord.
Continue reading For Some, Suspect’s Charges of Police Racism Resound