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  • FBI at the door is just the latest bad news for L.A. school district

    FBI at the door is just the latest bad news for L.A. school district
    With three weeks left in December, I'm hesitant to jump the gun and suggest that we've seen the last of this year's troubles for the Los Angeles Unified School District. As you might have heard, there was a knock at the door of district headquarters...
  • When retrofitting L.A. for earthquakes, keep renters in mind

    When retrofitting L.A. for earthquakes, keep renters in mind
    Mayor Eric Garcetti has unveiled a sweeping plan to fortify the city in the (inevitable) event of a major earthquake, mandating the retrofitting of "soft story" wood buildings as well as brittle concrete structures built before codes were strengthened...
  • Military retailer is Leimert Park's unwelcome neighbor

    Military retailer is Leimert Park's unwelcome neighbor
    In Leimert Park, neighborhood boosters dream of new markets, cafés and galleries springing up when a Metro station opens there in five years, drawing riders from across Los Angeles to this center of African American culture. The nearby blocks already...
  • L.A. mayor calls for mandatory earthquake retrofitting for thousands of buildings

    L.A. mayor calls for mandatory earthquake retrofitting for thousands of buildings
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday proposed the most ambitious seismic safety regulations in California history that would require owners to retrofit thousands of building most at risk of collapse during a major earthquake. Garcetti’s...
  • L.A. arts scene celebrated at Music Center's 50th anniversary

    L.A. arts scene celebrated at Music Center's 50th anniversary
    The event: The Los Angeles Music Center’s 50th anniversary celebration dinner, which immediately followed Saturday’s performance spectacular, handily kept up the momentum in a tent rising four stories above the Music Center Plaza in downtown...
  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti set to unveil earthquake safety plan

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti set to unveil earthquake safety plan
    Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday is scheduled to unveil his long-awaited proposal to better protect buildings and other infrastructure in Los Angeles against a major earthquake. The expected announcement comes nearly a year after the mayor launched a...
  • L.A. needs a smarter street-cleaning program now

    L.A. needs a smarter street-cleaning program now
    Los Angeles has a trash problem. Streets, alleys and vacant lots are so littered with debris and garbage that a recent internal city report warned that some neighborhoods look unsafe and ungoverned. Only one-third of city streets are regularly swept....
  • LAPD to give 1,000 pairs of 'Shoes from Santa' to South L.A. children

    LAPD to give 1,000 pairs of 'Shoes from Santa' to South L.A. children
    Santa Claus will be arriving by police helicopter at the Los Angeles Police Department's 77th Street station Tuesday, joining officers to present gifts of more than 1,000 pairs of new shoes to underprivileged children in South Los Angeles. In the annual...
  • Fast-food protests: March in downtown Los Angeles, cities nationwide

    Fast-food protests: March in downtown Los Angeles, cities nationwide
    Fast-food workers and their supporters rallied in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday as part of a wave of protests planned in 160 cities around the nation advocating for $15-an-hour pay. In downtown L.A., protesters gathered for a late morning rally...
  • LAPD chief: No new witnesses in police shooting of Ezell Ford

    LAPD chief: No new witnesses in police shooting of Ezell Ford
    Despite public appeals by the city's mayor, the county district attorney and others, no new witnesses to the fatal Los Angeles police shooting of a mentally ill black man have come forward to help investigators, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said Thursday....
  • Blunt report finds L.A. isn't keeping up with removing dumped trash

    Blunt report finds L.A. isn't keeping up with removing dumped trash
    The streets, alleys and empty lots of Los Angeles are so dirty with trash that it threatens the city's image and makes some areas appear "unsafe and ungoverned," according to an internal report obtained by The Times. The blunt assessment blames...