| Jun 21, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Brazil seems to be the center of the sports universe at present, what with the current World Cup and the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympic Games.
Beauty companies are taking note, launching products that capitalize on the attention as well as the country's...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 11:56 AM
After the Greece-Japan World Cup match here Thursday night, groups of Japanese fans wandered outside the stadium for awhile, asking around for the location of public transportation back to a city center that does not exist. Eventually, they found a taxi...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:06 AM
Emma Haugen didn't feel her best jump at the Class 3A girls state track and field meet was her best jump, but it was better than the rest.
The Lyons junior won her second high jump state championship in three years by clearing 5 feet, 7 inches in...
| May 30, 2014
| 8:28 PM
For the second time this week, family and friends of Oscar Torres gathered in public Friday to mourn his death, worrying, they say, that without holding vigils his killing will be forgotten and the person who shot him during a robbery will go free....
| Jun 7, 2014
| 6:01 PM
More than two-thirds of people who work for the city of Los Angeles live somewhere else, a Los Angeles Times analysis suggests.
Out-of-towners are especially common among those charged with keeping Angelenos safe from crime and fire. Only 21% of...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Baltimore's food truck industry will be able to petition Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration for additional places to sell their fares, under a bill approved Monday by the City Council.
The legislation calls on the Department of General...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 1:48 PM
The Santa Fe Farmers Market sits parallel to the tracks of the historic railroad depot. As you approach, the sweet smell of chilies wafts through the air. A man is turning the crank of a metal drum of bright green Hatch peppers roasting over an open...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:17 PM
John Mireles spent six years preparing to become a firefighter. The Signal Hill resident took fire science classes and worked nights on an ambulance crew, in addition to his full-time day job. He said he passed the Los Angeles Fire Department written...
| May 20, 2014
| 7:43 PM
Police are investigating seven daytime home burglaries since last Thursday in which hundreds of dollars' worth of electronics and other items were stolen from homes in Burbank.
In each one, the thieves gained entry through unlocked windows or doors,...
| May 21, 2014
| 9:01 PM
The Los Angeles City Council approved Mayor Eric Garcetti's $8.1-billion budget Wednesday, offering modest service increases while taking the first step toward carrying out his four-year plan for cutting business taxes.
Council members voted to draft an...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 10:39 AM
The Victoria's Secret Angels are flying across the pond for this year's annual fashion show.
Supermodels Adriana Lima and Candice Swanepoel helped make the announcement Tuesday at London's new Bond Street store, hoping the move from New York could maybe...