Boston ends candidacy for 2024 Olympics; USOC left with LA

Jul 28, 2015

Boston ends candidacy for 2024 Olympics; USOC left with LA

Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Olympics is over. A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press that the city and the U.S. Olympic Committee severed ties after a board teleconference Monday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the decision ...

Man, 21, said drowned in pool of LA home owned by Demi Moore

Jul 20, 2015

Man, 21, said drowned in pool of LA home owned by Demi Moore

A 21-year-old man accidentally drowned in the backyard pool of a Los Angeles home owned by actress Demi Moore on Sunday morning, coroner’s officials said. Los Angeles police responded to the home in west Los Angeles after a 911 call at about 5:15 a.m., ...

Japanese-American arts group seeking funds to upgrade LA theater

May 20, 2015

Japanese-American arts group seeking funds to upgrade LA theater

A Los Angeles-based Japanese arts group called Wednesday for business and government to support their efforts to revitalize a local theater that has staged performances for the Japanese community in the United States for decades. During a visit to The Japan Times office in ...

Los Angeles' new attractions, old favorites

May 9, 2015

Los Angeles' new attractions, old favorites

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Mountainside hikes along urban cityscapes. Ramen noodle bars, South Korean tea houses and taco trucks serving every regional Mexican specialty. Sure, Los Angeles is known for classic Hollywood, but these days the city is getting attention for other attractions too. A pack of new ...

P-22, the celebrity cougar, leaves lair under L.A. house

Apr 15, 2015

P-22, the celebrity cougar, leaves lair under L.A. house

A mountain lion with his own Facebook fan page that triggered a media storm by hiding in the crawl space under a Los Angeles house has left its urban refuge, wildlife officials said on Tuesday. The animal known as P-22, who usually lives in ...

Harrison Ford crash lands vintage plane on golf course

Mar 6, 2015

Harrison Ford crash lands vintage plane on golf course

Harrison Ford crash-landed his World War II-era airplane on Thursday after losing engine power, suffering serious but not life-threatening injuries as he used his years of piloting prowess to bring down the plane on a golf course and avoid nearby homes in what one ...

Actor Harrison Ford injured in small-plane crash in Los Angeles

Mar 6, 2015

Actor Harrison Ford injured in small-plane crash in Los Angeles

“Star Wars” star Harrison Ford was seriously injured on Thursday when the actor crashed his vintage plane on a Los Angeles golf course shortly after taking off from a local airport, a source told Reuters. The single-engine plane clipped a tree as it went ...

Mar 5, 2015

Second LA hospital issues alert over 'superbug'

The Cedars-Sinai Medical Center may have unwittingly infected nearly 70 patients with a treatment-resistant superbug, it said Wednesday, becoming the second Los Angeles hospital to issue an alert. The top hospital, known for treating Hollywood celebrities, said four patients were confirmed with carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae ...