| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Dozens of tenants are being forced to vacate a South Los Angeles commercial building that was converted into now-shoddy apartments, amid complaints that the city should have acted sooner to enforce building codes and help residents relocate.
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:25 PM
Dozens of tenants are being forced to vacate a South Los Angeles building amid complaints that the city should have acted sooner to help people relocate from the squalid and dangerous apartments.
In recent years, the Hoover Street commercial building...
| May 31, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Instead of getting away from it all, go underneath it, and escape to some of the world's unique underwater restaurants and hotels.
You'll have to wear scuba gear and a bathing suit or use a boat to get to some of these undersea retreats.
| Mar 25, 2012
It's a dry heat – a boulder-studded, wind-raked Mojave heat, in which rock stars lie low, artists think big, marines train, weird plants jut toward the sun like beseeching biblical figures, and climbers cling to granite walls like insects stuck to...
| May 14, 2012
| 6:39 AM
SANTIAGO, Cuba — Norma Arias Puente has been learning the hospitality business for more than a decade from a perch overlooking this city's Parque Cespedes and the Cathedral of Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion with its statue of a trumpeting archangel....
| Jun 16, 2011
| 6:13 PM
Women who report sexual violence on college campuses seldom see their accused attackers arrested and almost never see them convicted, according to a Tribune survey of several Midwestern universities.
The survey of six schools in Illinois and Indiana...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 2:59 PM
How many places are there where you can actually go to the beach in March? We South Floridians don't like to gloat, but we do have dibs on the great weather this time of year. I always try to be compassionate when I talk to people like my brother, for...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 7:51 PM
Ladies of the evening roam Federal Highway morning, noon and night.
Vagrants sleep here. And dope is sold.
The bad reputation linked to Hollywood's stretch of Federal Highway frustrates city leaders, who have grander plans for the key commercial...
| May 27, 2012
Money may be tight, but not enough for most of us to forgo a summer vacation.
A recent survey by travel site Orbitz.com found that nearly eight of 10 respondents will be taking a vacation this summer. Some plan to spend more than last year, but nearly...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 4:09 PM
For Eddie Germino, being unemployed for a time last year worked to his advantage in a dispute with his Maryland landlord.
Germino, 27, had moved out of the house where he had lived with other students. Now he was trying to get his security deposit back....
| Sep 8, 2011
| 3:26 PM
In a span of five weeks, the decades-old killing of a college student in a Wheaton boarding house went from cold case to conclusion.
Prison inmate Michael Whitney, 58, just a year shy of finishing a prison term for a 1982 murder, was sentenced Thursday...