| Dec 4, 2011
Events in recent days — from the eviction of Occupy L.A. protesters from the grounds of Los Angeles City Hall to the open-records lawsuit inspired by Assemblyman Anthony Portantino’s defiance of his party’s leadership — have...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 2:46 PM
It started out as an experiment with less than 20 students. Nine years later, Glendale Unified’s dual language programs have caught major traction, growing exponentially and generating waiting lists dozens of names deep.
But while the Foreign...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 7:39 AM
With the cost of the state's high-speed rail project rising dramatically, a new public opinion poll shows that a clear majority of California's registered voters would reject the proposal if given a second chance to vote on it today.
| Aug 5, 2011
| 1:00 PM
In many ways, the roughly 16-mile stretch between Burbank and San Gabriel is the cradle of craft beer civilization in L.A. County. It’s where many of the first craft beer bars and bottle shops appeared in our area; it’s home to the county&...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 8:38 AM
Despite the cold temperatures, the National Weather Service today said dry, breezy conditions could create "a dangerous forest fire environment."
The agency lifted its red-flag warning in Los Angeles and Ventura counties for the first time since the...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 7:47 AM
Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. plans to close up to 200 of its weaker-performing stores around the country, targeting locations that had average sales of $600,000 in the last year, compared with stronger stores that had about $1.1 million in sales,...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 7:54 AM
As rains beat down on the Southland on Monday, officials warned residents to reduce the risk of flooding by clearing debris from storm drains that collected during the recent windstorm.
The National Weather Service warned that the winter storm...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 10:59 AM
A winter storm watch remains in effect until noon today as a cold weather system slowly moves out of the area, clearing the way for a moderate warming trend on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.
Roads in the Station fire burn area...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 10:24 PM
Glendale City Council members each took home an average $40,838 in taxable pay for their part-time jobs in 2009 — about $8,300 more than what the state says a charter city of its size should be doling out.
Glendale and other charter cities like...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 4:56 PM
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich today called for a review of expenditures made by the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority -- the latest volley after three high-profile officials, including South Pasadena Councilman...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 9:04 AM
With just nine days to go until Christmas and shoppers out in force at malls around the country, the nation's largest retail group is raising its sales forecast for the holiday season.
The National Retail Federation predicted holiday sales to rise 3.8%...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 7:36 AM
From the day authorities handcuffed and led away eight Bell administrators and politicians in a massive public corruption case, people in this small working-class town have wondered why it wasn't the Bell 9 instead.
Missing in the line-up of defendants...