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Carson's move is designed to increase the pressure on Shell Oil to clean up soil in Carousel tract. The firm denies health risk. skh/jlavally slotted
The Republican, nominated for the Board of Public Works, was questioned about past comments on immigration and climate change. After being grilled about controversial past statements on immigration and climate change, former Los Angeles mayoral candidate Kevin James was confirmed Tuesday as a member of the powerful Board of Public Works, which is expected to play a key role in Mayor Eric ...
Residents' parkway vegetable gardens, which two years ago Councilman Herb Wesson vowed to make legal, are a liability, L.A. says. First it was the rebel Abbie Zands, in Los Feliz, who ran afoul of L.A. City Hall. A few weeks later, Angel Teger of South Los Angeles incurred the wrath of the great bureaucracy.
Parents used the state law to transform a public elementary school into a charter campus, Desert Trails Preparatory Academy. By June, the director says, students should be a year ahead of their peers. Fourth-grader Tiffany Duke said she was happy to hear her teacher announce that bullying would be strictly punished. Kathy Duncan is thrilled that her sixth-grade son will be placed in a regular ...
In a settlement, Daniel Chong, 25, will receive $4.1 million from the government after he was mistakenly left in a DEA interrogation room without food or water. SAN DIEGO— A college student mistakenly left in a Drug Enforcement Administration interrogation room for five days without food or water will receive $4.1 million from the federal government to settle his claim for maltreatment.
MALIBU —The Malibu Planning Commission intends to adopt an ordinance that would regulate the chain stores in the Civic Center .
HOLLYWOOD—Sam Simon, co-creator of “The Simpsons,” recently revealed in an interview his plans to donate an unspecified amount of millions to charity as he contends with terminal colon cancer. He was diagnosed in late 2012.
The company that owns Madison Square Garden announced plans today to spend $100 million to renovate the Forum in Inglewood and reopen it as a concert and entertainment venue in January.
Collaboration between the UCLA School of Nursing and Children's Hospital Los Angeles will bring together nurses working in clinical practice, education and research to improve the health and well-being of children while advancing nursing practice.
"Unforgettable" had a winning return to television, finishing first in its time slot and helping CBS be the most-watched network for the fifth consecutive week, according to live-plus-same-day figures released today by Nielsen.
The City Council today unanimously authorized the filing of a cross-complaint against Bob Filner, a move designed to protect municipal coffers in connection with a sexual harassment lawsuit against the city and San Diego's embattled mayor.
Eddie Murphy and Paramount Pictures are working together to bring Axel Foley back to the big screen for 'Beverly Hills Cop IV'. Originally, the plan was to revive the franchise as a sitcom. Filming was done throughout Beverly Hills over the last year, but plans fell through when the pilot wasn't picked up in the spring. Now, the plan is to bring it back to the big screen, reports Deadline ...
A Los Angeles city councilman wants Angelenos to have access to free, citywide wireless Internet service.
California regulators have proposed new rules for the burgeoning ride or car sharing industry.
The Mountain Fire, which scorched 27,531 acres near Idyllwild since it broke out July 15, was fully contained Tuesday.
The days of buying pornographic videos with names based on Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavors are over.
City authorities confirmed Tuesday they are looking into the arrest of a Fullerton firefighter following violence and vandalism after the US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach Sunday.
WASHINGTON - The San Francisco Bay Area city of Richmond is threatening to use its power of eminent domain to seize loans from investors if they reject its offer to buy 626 local mortgages that are "underwater," meaning the property is worth less than the amount the homeowner owes on it.
SANTA ANA - A Laguna Niguel hockey mom convicted of sexual acts with two of her son's teammates was sentenced Tuesday to 16 months in prison and was expected to be released within days after being in custody since August 2012.
BUENA PARK - In a move to settle a lawsuit, the Buena Park School District will no longer charge religious nonprofit groups - so long as they are not worshipping - to use its facilities after school hours.
The Orange County Board of Supervisors hit the brakes on a $134 million Xerox contract Tuesday amid a flurry of concerns with price increases, a perceived threat by the corporate giant, and testimony from the county's rank-and-file workers that they could do the same job for less money.
SANTA ANA - A man was shot and killed by a Santa Ana police officer Tuesday after fleeing from a disturbance at a restaurant, authorities said.
One suspect and a fourth man who was in the car during the shooting are still on the loose, police say
Tracy Betts, whose 12-year-old daughter was found naked near her car, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor and has regained custody of the girl, authorities said
A consultant says Riverside County could lose $5.5 million a year if the annexation is approved
The city lets the free market govern rates, meaning charges can vary by more than $1 per mile depending on the company
A bill to require longer yellow lights at intersections with the cameras is pending in the state Senate
SACRAMENTO - Celebrities including Jay Leno and Gloria Steinem have condemned the isolation of inmates to control gang violence at California prisons - a practice that sparked a hunger strike by hundreds of inmates.
BALDWIN PARK - A stowaway cat that survived a 6,400-mile sea voyage from the Philippines locked inside a freight container now needs a new home.
Question: Two friends and I recently decided to go in together on a baby gift for our former yoga teacher. "Amy" volunteered to find the present and said she expected to spend about $45.
LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE - Two men were injured this morning when the vehicle they were in went 400 feet over the side of the Angeles Crest Highway in La Cañada Flintridge, authorities said.
ONTARIO -- San Antonio Winery is capping one of several recent expansions by unveiling a new flavor in its Stella Rosa line Wednesday.
A bank executive is suing the LAPD for $20 million over claims officials tried to discredit him following his arrest.
Time Warner Cable and CBS extended their negotiating window to Friday after TWC threatened to drop CBS stations Monday.
Demonstrators met at the State Capitol urging Governor Brown to resolve the hunger strike plaguing California prisons.
A loud boom rattled windows and nerves in Orange County. What was it? Investigators spent the day combing for clues.
The unveiling in Glendale of a monument to honor so-called 'comfort women' from World War II is prompting complaints.
On Tuesday, Peninsula Seniors, the nonprofit group that serves about 1,000 seniors, primarily on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, announced it will move by year's end into hopefully permanent quarters at The Village strip mall opposite the Promenade of the Peninsula mall in Rolling Hills Estates.
The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday confirmed the appointments of former mayoral candidate Kevin James and four other people to the Board of Public Works.
The Madison Square Garden Co. on Tuesday announced plans to pump $100 million into the Forum in Inglewood in an effort to return the arena to its heyday as a premier concert venue. Videos inside: Touring the renovations. Photos: Revitalization of Forum in Inglewood
San Pedro isn't a city anymore. But this weekend it's going to party like one. Related Story: The Diroccos: Early San Pedro settlers built fishing industry into town's legacy
A man who jumped to his death from a parking structure adjacent to Torrance Memorial Medical Center was identified Tuesday as a Rolling Hills Estates man.