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  • Intersections: Improving traffic safety in Armenia

    Reporting from Yerevan — A few years ago, walking and driving on the streets of Armenia's capital Yerevan was downright dangerous. A small city with heavy foot traffic and a relentless army of taxis, cars and vans, it lacked enforcement of traffic...
  • There's nothing wrong with renting

    While reading the article about Habitat for Humanity (“Nonprofit builds homes for 5 families,” June 5), I couldn’t believe what I read. First of all, to build 6,250 square feet with mostly donated labor for $1.1 million is out of line,...
  • A bark park funding clarification

    Regarding the June 15 story “Dog park back on track for 2012” by Bill Kisliuk, I would like to clarify that the dog park will be funded by County of Los Angeles 5th District Proposition A funds with a $645,000 grant awarded to the L.A....
  • Simple, fresh food with or without the bun

    Simple, fresh food with or without the bun
    Call it the naked lunch. No, we’re not talking about the William S. Burroughs junkie novel (do junkies even eat?), but a novel lunch truck where you order sandwich-style or without the bun — ”naked.” Clean Street Food, the...
  • Intersections: A place best understood up close

    “The motherland is best loved from afar,” I was told several times en route to Armenia late last month. When I arrived in Yerevan, the country’s capital and its largest city, this cautionary advice lingered in my mind as I rode by...
  • Glendale exceeds state benchmark for council pay

    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...
  • Papers sue state to get spending records

    The Los Angeles Times, Times Community News and the Sacramento Bee filed a lawsuit Friday seeking disclosure of state Assembly members' annual budget records in the wake of a dispute between Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La CaƱada Flintridge) and...
  • Assembly speaker orders examination of legislative records laws

    Assembly speaker orders examination of legislative records laws
    Assembly Speaker John Perez, in the face of a battle with a member of his own caucus and a lawsuits from the Los Angeles Times and others, has ordered a full-scale examination of the legislature's open-records laws. In a letter to assembly members...
  • Restoring a sanctuary in Griffith Park

    Restoring a sanctuary in Griffith Park
    Los Angeles city dwellers once enjoyed a sanctuary of gnarled oaks, serene pools and exotic ferns on Griffith Park's southwestern edge. But four decades of neglect have left the 20-acre Fern Dell retreat a shabby relic of its former self, which is why a...
  • Gatto wants to open Southland car pool lanes for off-peak use

    Gatto wants to open Southland car pool lanes for off-peak use
    Motorists without passengers would be able to use the car pool lanes on the Ventura (134) Freeway during non-peak hours under legislation introduced to address the growing gridlock on state freeways. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) said his AB...
  • 2 fugitives accused of Medicare fraud may be in Glendale, U.S. says

    Federal authorities say two of Medicare's most-wanted fugitives may be hiding out in Glendale. Healthcare investigators say Karo Gotti Blkhoyan, 32, and Anush Sahakyan, 29, set up a phony medical clinic in South Carolina from 2009 to 2010 and billed for...
  • Subfreezing temperatures, strong winds expected for region

    Subfreezing temperatures, strong winds expected for region
    Strong winds and subfreezing temperatures are expected in inland and mountain areas across Southern California on Thursday in the wake of a winter storm that dumped snow and rain on the region. Temperatures are expected to range from the upper 20s to...