| Aug 23, 2013
On Van Nuys Boulevard in Pacoima, the speed limit is 35 mph but a lot of drivers do 50, whipping by liquor stores and laundromats, cracked sidewalks and the occasional sign-spinner whose enthusiasm is wilting in the 90-degree heat.
The Bradley Avenue...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:41 PM
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:16 PM
In an area that Los Angeles real estate brokers have dubbed "the lower Westside," the rush is on to fill in the once-sparsely developed land north of LAX and southeast of Marina del Rey with new residences, retail outlets and creative businesses.
| Sep 17, 2013
Gregory Watson's college essay received a C — and changed America.
The next time someone goes on about how one citizen can't make a difference in this country or how the political system cannot be changed, tell them the story of Watson and the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:31 PM
It's called snail mail because it's slow compared with its electronic competitors – and electrons, unlike humans, work for free.
The U.S. Postal Service is in “the midst of a financial disaster” and may need an emergency increase in...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 12:10 PM
I am concerned about the potential sale of Glendale’s central post office. I wish to voice my opposition to the sale.
This is the main post office in Glendale. It is centrally located, convenient to the business and city government district, and...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 10:53 AM
WASHINGTON — Facing a “precarious financial condition” as fewer customers use its services, the United States Postal Service proposed another round of rate increases Wednesday to go into effect in January — its largest price hike...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Why is it with a government shut-down that though many will go without pay, I see no mention that President Barack Obama and Congress will be affected? Perhaps there might be some progress if their own salary was cut.
Indeed, if the budget needs...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 6:32 PM
For two years, the FBI tracked the elusive founder of Silk Road, an Internet site that peddled heroin, ecstasy and every known type of prescription medication.
The manhunt ended with the arrest of an unlikely suspect: Ross William Ulbricht, a 29-year-...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 6:54 AM
A plan to sell some storefronts at the downtown shopping center the Exchange but keep the Alex Theatre, an Americana at Brand open space and the building slated for the Museum of Neon Art was approved by a board of city, county and school officials this...
| Oct 8, 2013
The U.S. Postal Service has been caught for years in a lose-lose situation. It's supposed to be an autonomous, self-sufficient agency, yet Congress limits its independence by demanding the impossible. The Postal Service is somehow supposed to cope with...