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  • Young philanthropist draws celebrities, the Dalai Lama -- and questions

    Young philanthropist draws celebrities, the Dalai Lama -- and questions
    Sean Lourdes had a meeting, and why not here, at one of the most lavish estates in Los Angeles — a 48,000-square-foot palace on the slopes of Bel-Air? When his guest arrived in the mansion's circular driveway, the young philanthropist retreated...
  • Los Angeles makes its bid for 2024 Olympics

    Mayor Eric Garcetti and a small team of representatives from Los Angeles made an hourlong presentation to the U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday morning, claiming their city should host the 2024 Summer Games. The USOC board of directors was also...
  • Earthquake could destroy L.A.'s water lifeline

    Earthquake could destroy L.A.'s water lifeline
    Los Angeles gets 88% of its water from three major aqueducts, flowing from the Colorado River, Owens Valley and the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. But as they make their way into the region, the aqueducts cross the San Andreas fault a total of 32...
  • L.A. will buy 7,000 body cameras for police officers

    L.A. will buy 7,000 body cameras for police officers
    L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday that the city would purchase 7,000 body cameras for police officers in an effort to increase transparency. Body cameras for officers have become a major issue in the wake of the shooting of unarmed black 18-...
  • What does video from the new LAPD body camera look like? Check it out here

    What does video from the new LAPD body camera look like? Check it out here
    Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday that the city was purchasing 7,000 body cameras for its police officers in an effort to increase transparency. The cameras, produced by Taser International, are roughly the size of a police badge and can be...
  • U.S. Olympic Committee to submit bid for 2024 Summer Games

    After two days of meetings, U.S. Olympic Committee officials confirmed Tuesday that they will submit an American bid for the 2024 Summer Games. The city that will vie for the massive sporting event remains to be seen. The USOC board of directors heard...
  • Los Angeles sharing Olympics with San Francisco? Not so fast

    A novel idea has made the rounds the last few weeks: Bitter rivals Los Angeles and San Francisco, both hoping to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, could split the Games between them. The notion stems from reforms passed earlier this month by the...
  • Have a full and open debate on rules for LAPD body cameras

    The Los Angeles Police Department has committed to outfitting all officers on patrol with body cameras starting next year. The effort was launched last year by Police Commission President Steve Soboroff, but it gained momentum after deadly encounters...
  • USOC impressed enough by cities to make bid for 2024 Olympic Games

    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Regrouping from a recent history of failed attempts and frustration, the U.S. has decided to make another run at hosting the Olympics. But which American city, exactly, will try for the 2024 Summer Games remains to be seen....
  • L.A.'s cyclists should need a special 'info' license in order to ride

    L.A.'s cyclists should need a special 'info' license in order to ride
    In June 2009, just as L.A.’s bicycling resurgence was beginning, the city of Los Angeles repealed its law requiring cyclists get licenses. Bad move. Before you go hollering bloody murder about "big gubmint" (and me), read on. With the...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti's wife leads event to stuff gift bags for seniors

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's wife, Amy Wakeland, took the lead Wednesday at an event to stuff gift bags for senior citizens. Wakeland launched a fundraising campaign last week after about 2,000 holiday presents for senior citizens were ruined...