Predawn LA sweep targets notorious, murderous MS-13 gang

/ May 18, 2017

Predawn LA sweep targets notorious, murderous MS-13 gang

Hundreds of federal and local law enforcement fanned out across Los Angeles in predawn sweeps, serving arrest and search warrants as part of a three-year investigation into the ultra-violent street gang MS-13. Federal prosecutors unsealed a sweeping indictment Wednesday morning charging dozens of members ...

May 16, 2017

Paris leaders say funds not secured for 2028 Olympic bid

Paris leaders of their latest Olympic bid stressed to IOC inspectors on Monday that their planned €1.7 billion ($1.86 billion) athletes’ village had guaranteed funding only for the 2024 Games and not 2028. The International Olympic Committee is assessing the possibility of giving Paris ...

May 12, 2017

Olympic bid inspectors get full LA experience

The International Olympic Committee’s evaluation commission got the full Los Angeles experience on Thursday, playing basketball at the Staples Center, hitting Santa Monica beach and negotiating the city’s notorious traffic. After spending Wednesday indoors hearing presentations from Los Angeles 2024 bid officials, the commission ...

LA peace parades mark 25th anniversary of Rodney King riots

Apr 30, 2017

LA peace parades mark 25th anniversary of Rodney King riots

Twenty-five years ago, a jury acquitted four white police officers in the beating of black motorist Rodney King, sparking looting and violence that would turn into one of the deadliest race riots in American history. On Saturday, hundreds of people marked the anniversary with ...

'La La Land': Sometimes we need a trip to la-la land

/ Feb 22, 2017

'La La Land': Sometimes we need a trip to la-la land

by

La-la land: the mental state of someone who is not aware of what is really happening, and a nickname for the American entertainment industry centered on Los Angeles. These two meanings bleed into each other in director Damien Chazelle’s multi-Oscar-nominated musical, “La La Land,” ...

Jan 31, 2017

LA mayor positive about 2024 Olympic bid

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Monday he is confident the Los Angeles 2024 Olympic bid will be evaluated on its merits even in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump’s new immigration ban. A temporary ban on immigrants from seven majority-Muslim nations was ...

Something fishy going on at LA's sushi restaurants

Jan 13, 2017

Something fishy going on at LA's sushi restaurants

Next time you order halibut, red snapper or yellowfin tuna at a sushi restaurant in the Los Angeles area, you may want to ask for proof that you’re getting what you ordered. According to a recent four-year study by researchers at the University of ...

Rams win in long-awaited return to L.A.

/ Sep 19, 2016

Rams win in long-awaited return to L.A.

The Rams were a certifiable hit in their return to Los Angeles for the first time in nearly 22 years. Now if they could just score a touchdown. They have yet to find the end zone since leaving St. Louis, yet still managed to ...

Sep 5, 2016

Curbside arrest sparks second panic at LAX in week, clears terminal

One week after a security panic threw Los Angeles International Airport into gridlock, a police traffic stop on Sunday outside an LAX baggage-claim area triggered a smaller-scale upheaval that led to the evacuation of a passenger terminal. The latest incident, which occurred during the ...