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  • Review: Thom Mayne frames Emerson College with towering sense of self

    A frame, an arch, a studio stage set, a proscenium: The first question about Emerson College's hulking new Hollywood campus on Sunset Boulevard, designed by Thom Mayne and the Culver City firm Morphosis, is simply what to call the architectural box in...
  • Memorial today for Grossman Burn Center's founder at LAFD museum

    Memorial today for Grossman Burn Center's founder at LAFD museum
    A public memorial will be held Sunday morning for renowned plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. A. Richard Grossman, who pioneered the comprehensive care of burn patients in Sherman Oaks. The memorial will be held at 11am at Hollywood's Old Fire...
  • Fire destroys North Hollywood homeless shelter

    Fire destroys North Hollywood homeless shelter
    An overnight fire at a North Hollywood pallet yard quickly spread and destroyed an adjacent homeless shelter, displacing 21 residents, officials said Saturday. Firefighters arrived at the scene at Okote Pallets Inc. in the 13000 block of Saticoy...
  • Man fatally hit by Metro Red Line train; service delayed

    Man fatally hit by Metro Red Line train; service delayed
    A man appeared to have jumped in front of a Metro Red Line train bound for North Hollywood on Thursday afternoon, causing service delays, according to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The incident was reported around 1:41 p....
  • Brush fire threatening homes in Pacific Palisades

    Los Angeles firefighters are battling a small brush fire that is threatening homes in Pacific Palisades, authorities said. About 160 firefighters and three helicopters are fighting the quarter-acre blaze in the 17000 block of Avenida de Santa Ynez,...
  • Pacific Palisades fire grows to five acres; no homes threatened

    Pacific Palisades fire grows to five acres; no homes threatened
    A brush fire in Pacific Palisades has grown to about five acres but is no longer threatening homes, authorities said. About 200 firefighters are battling the blaze, which was first reported about 12:30 p.m. in the 17100 block of Avenida de Santa Ynez,...
  • L.A.'s Todd Leitz may have found his calling, as Padres' PA announcer

    L.A.'s Todd Leitz may have found his calling, as Padres' PA announcer
    The next public address announcer of the San Diego Padres just might end up being a guy who lives 20 minutes from Dodger Stadium. "I feel like a minor leaguer who's getting a call from the big league club, 'Come on in, kid, here's your chance,' " Todd...
  • Washington mudslide: California firefighters respond to disaster

    More than a dozen California firefighters with specialized rescue skills were being dispatched to the devastating mudslide in northwest Washington, state officials said Monday night. The 18 firefighters are trained in urban search-and-rescue skills...
  • LAFD union leader says suspending hiring program 'patently unfair'

    LAFD union leader says suspending hiring program 'patently unfair'
    The president of the union representing Los Angeles firefighters on Monday told the mayor that suspending a controversial hiring program is "patently unfair" to candidates on track to be included in future classes. Capt. Frank Lima voiced his concerns...
  • 5.1 earthquake, aftershocks, shake Los Angeles

    5.1 earthquake, aftershocks, shake Los Angeles
    A magnitude 5.1 earthquake was reported Friday evening one mile from La Habra, California, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:09 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0.6 miles, the Los Angeles Times reports.  Updated at 10:...
  • 5.1 earthquake rocks L.A. region; minor injuries, homes damaged

    5.1 earthquake rocks L.A. region; minor injuries, homes damaged
    A magnitude 5.1 earthquake was reported Friday evening one mile from La Habra, California, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:09 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0.6 miles. 11:50 p.m. USGS scientist Lucy Jones' advice...