| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:21 PM
At 10:17 a.m. Thursday, students at Rosemont Elementary School in Echo Park jumped under their desks as a simulated earthquake drill ensued and they followed firefighters' orders to drop, cover and hold on.
Some of the students had fake injuries --...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:59 AM
A group of alleged marijuana growers are expected to be charged Thursday morning, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
After a two-month operation, sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday served search warrants at four locations...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
After a decade of delays, a $100-million real estate development in the heart of Chinatown is getting underway as the changing neighborhood catches a wave of investment sweeping through downtown Los Angeles.
Work began this month on the Blossom Plaza...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:04 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Fans of "Castle in the Sky" in Japan set a world record in August when they sent 143,199 tweets in a single second while watching a rerun of the 1986 anime classic on television.
The social media frenzy that took place thousands of...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. It was a comeback for the ages this week in San Francisco, where the crew of Oracle Team USA celebrated after winning the 17th race of the America's Cup against Emirates Team New Zealand. The...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:49 AM
BEIJING -- Millions of Chinese took to the Internet to protest the execution of a 37-year-old vendor who had stabbed to death two municipal officials he said arrested and beat him for hawking meat skewers without a license.
Xia Junfeng had argued that...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:54 AM
For the second day in a row, Southern Californians were rattled by earthquakes Friday morning.
After the United States Geological Survey reported a 3.9-magnitude quake in Borrego Springs after 11 p.m. Thursday, a 2.6-magnitude temblor was registered...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:18 AM
A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Wednesday morning 16 miles from Pine Valley in San Diego County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 5:53 a.m. PDT at a depth of 2.5 miles.
According to the USGS, the epicenter...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 6:30 PM
MANAA, the Media Action Network for Asian American, fired off a letter to Fox on Thursday demanding network executives re-shoot "racist" scenes from Seth MacFarlane's upcoming sitcom "Dads."
The group was referring to the pilot episode of "Dads," which...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Maryland, where Army Private First Class Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison, ending a summer-long court-martial in which he was convicted of espionage for leaking a vast trove of classified U.S....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
At Alison McKenzie's summer camp, her counselors organize all the usual activities: arts and crafts, dance lessons, Olympics-style competitions. Like at any summer camp, people blossom, lose their fears, find strength they didn't know they had and make...