| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:08 PM
More than 250 Los Angeles city transportation employees packed the City Council chambers Wednesday to complain about management practices they said have left the department's morale at "an all-time low."
Since general manager Jaime de la Vega was...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:25 PM
How to enumerate the myriad wonders and delights of “Totem,” now taking its viewers on a dazzling trek from the primordial to the cosmic?
For starters, there’s Cirque du Soleil’s signature yellow-and-blue Grand Chapiteau,...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:37 AM
NEW DELHI -- Indian police say they arrested 35 people aboard a U.S.-owned ship Friday and charged them with entering India’s waters with a large cache of weapons, in a case that spotlights largely unregulated security contractors operating on the...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Los Angeles' new city controller moved Wednesday to open city finances to far deeper public scrutiny, unveiling a website that provides new details on how billions of dollars are collected and spent.
The website, Control Panel L.A., gives users instant...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:48 AM
The top executive at the Los Angeles Transportation Department is stepping down, the latest to depart under Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, the mayor's office told the Times.
Jaime De La Vega, who had been a major influence on transportation policy...
| May 28, 2013
| 7:30 AM
BEIJING -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa might be leaving office at the end of next month, but he nonetheless got a personal audience Tuesday with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
The meeting came in advance of Xi’s scheduled trip to...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 6:49 AM
A series of small earthquakes shook the South Bay and Los Angeles Harbor on Friday morning, when temblors ranging from magnitude 2.2 to magnitude 3.0 struck off the coast before 5 a.m.
It started with a magnitude 2.2 earthquake centered about 7½ miles...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Los Angeles Fire Department rescue divers pulled a victim from murky waters off Terminal Island on Monday afternoon after a vehicle used to pull cargo plunged into the water.
The utility tractor, a self-enclosed vehicle that looks like a big-rig cab,...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 8:17 PM
A longshoreman has died after a vehicle he was driving at the Port of Los Angeles plunged into murky waters, a port spokesman said Monday evening.
The man was operating a utility tractor rig on a dock at the Evergreen terminal when it fell into the main...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:19 PM
The Harbor Mesa Lions recently installed new officers in an
ceremony held at the home of Lions Mike and Ann McIlroy. Harbor Mesa member and past District Governor Barbara Hayward officiated.
The new officers are Cathy Waters, president; Eileen Jensen,...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Lillian Kawasaki, a veteran Los Angeles city administrator who spearheaded major initiatives to protect air and water quality as the first head of the Environmental Affairs Department, died of cancer Thursday at her home in Long Beach. She was 62.