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When Albert Pujols hits No. 500, th...

When Albert Pujols hits No. 500, the ball is retrieved by Angels fan

L.A. County leaders consider reform...

L.A. County leaders consider reforms of child services

New map could refocus state's pollu...

New map could refocus state's pollution battles

New map could refocus state's pollu...

New map could refocus state's pollution battles

New map could refocus state's pollu...

New map could refocus state's pollution battles

Kings pushed to brink of eliminatio...

Kings pushed to brink of elimination with 4-3 loss to Sharks

LA Weekly

Drugs, Diamonds, International Intr...

Drugs, Diamonds, International Intrigue — You Won't Believe Two Hollywood Producers' Crazy Backstory

Remington Chase and Stefan Martirosian should be on top of the world. In the last two years, they have produced a dozen films, including Lone Survivor, starring Mark Wahlberg as a Navy SEAL fighting for his life in Afghanistan. Two years ago, no one in the industry had heard of them, but...

Can Hyperloop Actually Be Built?

Can Hyperloop Actually Be Built?

The next big deal — or debate — in the transportation field isn't a Jetsons-style flying car, high-speed train or monorail. It's the Hyperloop, a 19th-century mailroom technology with a 21st-century twist. Instead of sucking documents through a pneumatic tube from the basement mailroo...

Rental Pain and Lone Survivor: Read...

Rental Pain and Lone Survivor: Readers Respond

Movin' on Down

The rent is too damn high! Or so last week's cover proclaimed. Inside, writers Hillel Aron, Farley Elliott, Amanda Lewis and Jill Stewart detailed the ways in which young creatives are dealing with L.A.'s growing lack of affordability — by moving in with someone else's...

NBC Los Angeles

Daughter's Ex-Boyfriend Arrested in...

Daughter's Ex-Boyfriend Arrested in Dad's Slaying



Two 18-year-old men and one of the teens? mothers have been arrested in connection with the brutal death of a Fontana father and husband, whose beaten body was found in a burned-out car, police said.
Ice Cream Man Sold Cocaine from Tru...

Ice Cream Man Sold Cocaine from Truck: DA



A Brooklyn ice cream man has been arrested for selling cocaine and painkillers out of his truck full of treats as children bought frozen sweets just a few feet away. Mina Gatas, 20, is accused of selling drugs t...
Why We Love ?Hump Day? So Much

Why We Love ?Hump Day? So Much



Camels love hump day, and so do most American workers. Chances are you?ve seen the Geico insurance commercial starring a camel excitedly interrupting everyone in the office on Wednesday, also known as hump day.

Photo Credit: Geico/YouTube
Obama on Leno: Don't Overreact to T...

Obama on Leno: Don't Overreact to Terror Threat



President Barack Obama gave an unexpectedly serious and wide-ranging interview to Jay Leno on Tuesday night, weighing in on a terror threat, U.S. tensions with Russia and even his recent lunch with...

Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images
Feds Bust Mexican Drug Cartel in LA

Feds Bust Mexican Drug Cartel in LA



In the largest single crackdown on organized crime in L.A. County history, a major drug raid Tuesday netted nearly $20 million in meth, and the arrest of eight gang members, busting up an alliance of...
Amber Alert Startles SoCal

Amber Alert Startles SoCal



The message ? accompanied by what some have called a ?screeching? tone ? startled many smartphone users unfamiliar with the urgent-sounding notifications.

Photo Credit: Samantha Tata

Biz Journals

TV ratings: ?Scandal? finale secure...

TV ratings: ?Scandal? finale secures rare demo win for ABC

With the shocking season finale of ?Scandal? tying for the top spot in the demo last week, ABC notched a rare first-place finish among adults 18-49. The soap earned a 3.4 rating average?the show?s second-highest rating ever?as well as a series-high 10.6 million total viewers. The surge helped the Alphabet to a 1.5 rating average among adults 18-49 in week 30 of the broadcast television season, but it was a close race that saw CBS and NBC tie for runner-up with a 1.4, reported TVbytheNumbers.?
Report recruits Mayor Garcetti for ...

Report recruits Mayor Garcetti for L.A. Tech Agenda

Citing the Disney?s $900 million acquisition of Culver City-based Maker Studios and Facebook?s $2 billion purchase of Irvine?s Oculus VR, a new report says that the Los Angeles tech scene has reached a tipping point, but ?we must collectively take greater steps to coordinate and strategize on capitalizing on the opportunity to take things to the next level.? The L.A. Tech Agenda, released over the weekend, identifies both challenges and opportunities for the tech community in the greater?
Electricity users to pick up tab on...

Electricity users to pick up tab on San Onofre shutdown

Utility users in South Orange and San Diego counties could be on the hook for $3.3 billion as part of a proposed settlement over the closure of the San Onofre nuclear plant, the  Orange County Register reported Tuesday. The proposal was announced March 27 by among others, San Onofre?s owners, Southern California Edison, San Diego Gas & Electric and consumer group, The Utility Reform Network. ?Under California law, rate payers don?t have many rights. But one cardinal right they do have is?
50 percent more homes listed for sa...

50 percent more homes listed for sale in San Fernando Valley (Video)

Summer is coming and people want out of the Valley. By the end of March, 1,520 previously-owned houses and condos were listed for sale, skyrocketing 50 percent from the 1,015 listed last year, according to the Van Nuys-based  Southland Regional Association of Realtors. That?s a 2.8-month supply at the current sales pace but about half the number considered to be a balanced market, the group said. Sales generally increase between February and March before spring-summer buying season. Analysts?
County to be guardian of local moun...

County to be guardian of local mountains

After decades of debate, Los Angeles County is exercising its power to protect its mountains. A land-use plan currently approaching final approval, the county will, for the first time in history, become the primary steward of an 80-square-mile patch of the Santa Monica Mountains, which includes delicate ecosystems threatened by major construction projects, the  Los Angeles Daily News reported today. Development projects previously were required to go through both the county and California Coastal?
Sony considers DiCaprio for Steve J...

Sony considers DiCaprio for Steve Jobs role in new film

Oscar-nominated actor Leonardo DiCaprio may be in line to portray late Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs in a planned movie based on Walter Isaacson?s bestselling biography. Sony is considering DiCaprio for the lead role,  the Hollywood Reporter said, though the movie-making company is still working on lining up a director after prior talks with David Fincher fell through. Danny Boyle, who directed ?Slumdog Millionaire,? is a contender for the director role, The Wrap reported. Christian?

LA Daily News

Ex-L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa ...

Ex-L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to be 'visiting fellow' at Harvard

Former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will be a "visiting fellow" this fall at Harvard's Institute of Politics, where he will lead discussions and participate in study groups with the university's students, it was announced Monday.
Brown gives reprieve from tickets a...

Brown gives reprieve from tickets at broken meters

Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed into law a measure banning cities from ticketing people who park at broken meters, although Los Angeles officials had asked him to veto the bill.
LAFD Capt. Matthew McKnight, 51, co...

LAFD Capt. Matthew McKnight, 51, collapses and dies at 9-1-1 dispatch center

A veteran firefighter captain collapsed and died while working at the city dispatch center early Monday morning.
Court throws out LAPD impound polic...

Court throws out LAPD impound policy that allowed officers to release cars of unlicensed drivers

A Superior Court judge on Wednesday threw out a controversial Los Angeles Police Department policy that allowed officers to release impounded vehicles to unlicensed drivers sooner than the 30-day period spelled out under state law.
Pot-farm raid in Topanga State Park...

Pot-farm raid in Topanga State Park yields $2.5 million worth of marijuana

Park rangers raided a pot farm hidden amid chaparral in Topanga State Park on Friday, and removed marijuana plants with an estimated street value of $2.
'Breaking Bad' episode dedicated to...

'Breaking Bad' episode dedicated to late Calabasas teen Kevin Cordasco

For family and friends of Calabasas teen Kevin Cordasco, watching the first episode of "Breaking Bad"'s final season Sunday night -- dedicated in his memory -- was a bittersweet experience.

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