| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:03 AM
More than 200 miles of Los Angeles streets have been remade in the last five years, with city officials adding bike lanes where the car alone had long been king.
In many cases, making room for cyclists has meant reducing the space for motorists, causing...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: Officials estimate that 47 seconds would be added to the morning commute along Figueroa Street if a "road diet" that includes bike lanes is implemented. ("Halted Figueroa bike lane project riles cycling activists," July 17)
The only way...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:56 PM
As the city of Los Angeles continues its ambitious 35-year project to build out 1,684 miles of bikeways, it is running into resistance in some neighborhoods from politicians, merchants and residents. Plans to paint bike lanes on a three-mile stretch of...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 7:38 PM
More rush-hour construction projects could be permitted on Los Angeles’ smaller side streets, under a plan being considered by City Council members.
The easing of the 7-year-old ban on rush-hour street work would affect about a third of the...
| May 9, 2014
| 10:40 PM
Seven Los Angeles day labor centers could be forced to close this summer because of a reduction in federal funding.
The centers, which connect a workforce composed largely of immigrants who are in the country illegally with temporary construction,...
| Jan 19, 2014
Los Angeles City Councilman Gil Cedillo wants to punish JPMorgan Chase for its various financial misdeeds, possibly by cutting off business with the banking giant. But as city leaders learned a few years ago when
Occupy L.A. pushed for a similar...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:05 PM
When she was a child in South Los Angeles, 77-year-old Meredith Watts remembers she could play in the alleys. Now the dusty lane behind her 51st Street home is a perpetual nuisance, clogged with castaway armchairs, the husks of dead televisions, cans...
| May 3, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The stated goal for the gritty, neo-noir drama "Water & Power" isn't simply to take a deep narrative dive into what one character in the new movie terms the "contrails of corruption" in modern Los Angeles.
According to its writer-director Richard...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:29 PM
In a symbolic move meant to spotlight the steep rents and shabby conditions facing renters across the city, housing activists and a city councilman declared Wednesday to be "Renters' Day" in Los Angeles.
"We are at a moment of crisis," said Councilman...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to plug a financing gap that threatened community programs once paid for with federal dollars, devoting more than $1.9 million in reserves to help sustain programs that include neighborhood...
| Apr 10, 2014
Re "Team dusts off an old way to stadium," April 4
With the new baseball season comes an old problem: congestion on the streets around Dodger Stadium.
The Dodgers' new ownership is making significant investments in the team, stadium and community, and...