| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Despite its long love affair with the car, Los Angeles is on the cusp of becoming a “major” walkable urban area. And doing so could do wonders for its real estate market, at least in spots.
That’s the gist of a new report released...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:09 AM
Former St. Frances forward Dwayne Morgan has made the USA Basketball Men’s U-18 National Team, the organization announced Sunday.
Morgan was named one of 15 finalists for the 12-member team last week.
“I’m really excited about the...
| May 7, 2014
| 5:47 PM
One in five passengers on Metro trains and buses have recently felt unsafe due to sexual harassment or other forms of "unwanted sexual attention," according to new data.
A Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority survey of nearly 20,000...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Quest Church is moving its services from the Metropolis theater to the former Arlington Heights teen center.
Since late October, the nondenominational Christian church has held Sunday services at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:13 PM
The Wheaton White Sox college-level baseball team will compete in the East Division of the Metro Collegiate Summer Baseball of Illinois Conference this year.
The season opens for the White Sox on Thursday against the Suburban Thunder.
| May 29, 2014
| 6:24 PM
The Beverly Hills Unified School District and the city of Beverly Hills on Thursday appealed a trial court decision that allows the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to move ahead with plans to build a subway tunnel beneath...
| May 28, 2014
Margery Mayer Voutsas was a student at Senn High School in Chicago when she began her vocal studies under the tutelage of noted voice teacher and children's opera director Zerlina Muhlmann Metzger.
By 18, she had won a Chicago high school singing...
| May 30, 2014
| 5:47 PM
While Pasadena, South Pasadena, El Monte and other cities have been recommended to get a piece of a $4-million grant to host programs that open streets to bicyclists and pedestrians and block off cars, Glendale and Burbank aren’t on the list of...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 8:49 AM
Police clashed with a small number of protesters in Sao Paulo on Thursday morning, injuring demonstrators and journalists with tear gas and rubber bullets, as much as the rest of Brazil's largest city remained quiet just hours before the start of the FIFA...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:56 PM
With the start of soccer's World Cup tournament just days away, officials agreed Monday to demands that a piece of land occupied by poor families be used for low-income housing, but much of the rest of Sao Paulo remained paralyzed by a subway strike.
| May 27, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Former Dunbar standout Horace Miller has officially joined the Seattle Seahawks.
He was signed by the Super Bowl champions on Tuesday following a successful rookie minicamp tryout, according to the team.
Miller was an all-state pass rusher at Dunbar...