| May 13, 2015
| 7:30 PM
The Los Angeles Times' Editorial Awards for 2014 were presented Wednesday evening in a ceremony that honored the newsroom's commitment to excellence and to the search for truth.
"Ours is a newsroom that’s relevant, passionate and diligently ...
| May 1, 2015
Injured from Griffith Park brush fire are helped at first aid station. Twenty-nine people were killed in the fire....
| May 3, 2015
| 5:50 PM
The Los Angeles Fire Department has been hit with a steady stream of personnel lawsuits over the last decade, some of them extraordinarily expensive.
The City Council spent $1.5 million to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed by a black firefighter who...
| May 3, 2015
| 5:47 AM
To the editor: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wants more of the city's firefighters to be women, a difficult goal made clear by the fact that the four women in this year's training class have been eliminated. ("Second straight LAFD recruit class is all...
| May 1, 2015
| 6:48 PM
Fifty-eight Los Angeles firefighters needed about 20 minutes Friday to extinguish a house fire in Lincoln Heights.
The blaze was reported about 5:45 p.m. at 2344 N. Hancock St., said Shawn Lenske, an LAFD spokesman. It was out 21 minutes later, Lenske...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 5:30 PM
All female recruits have been eliminated from the Los Angeles Fire Department training class set to graduate next month, dealing a setback to Mayor Eric Garcetti’s drive to increase the number of women in the agency’s ranks.
| Apr 28, 2015
| 8:26 PM
A grass fire scorched about two acres Tuesday evening on a hillside near the campus of Occidental College, authorities said.
The fire was first reported in the 4600 block of Townsend Avenue about 6:15 p.m., said Erik Scott, a spokesman for the Los...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 12:29 AM
Flames tore through a vacant three-story building west of downtown Los Angeles on Sunday night, authorities said.
The fire was first reported around 10:30 p.m. at 1201 Huntley Drive in the Westlake neighborhood, said Los Angeles Fire Department...
| Apr 26, 2015
| 11:28 AM
A fire in a San Fernando Valley condominium that left one woman dead and a male relative injured Saturday night has been ruled accidental, according to officials with the Los Angeles Fire Department.
L.A. Fire Department personnel were called at 9:34 p....
| Apr 24, 2015
| 8:55 PM
A fire Friday in a Los Feliz home has led to an investigation into a possible marijuana-growing operation.
The blaze, in the 3900 block of West Sunset Drive, began around 6 p.m. when about 100 small butane canisters ignited, according to the Los Angeles...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 6:27 PM
More than 130 Los Angeles firefighters responded to a residential fire that burned two homes and vegetation in a San Pedro neighborhood on Friday, officials said.
A helicopter helped firefighters battle the blaze, which took less than an hour to get...