| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:20 PM
The price tag for a major container terminal upgrade at the Port of Los Angeles has more than doubled over the last four years, caused in large part by major design changes OKd without the approval of city elected officials.
The construction budget...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Port of Los Angeles truck drivers from three companies walked off the job Monday to protest what they called “unfair labor practices, including harassment, intimidation, and other violations of federal labor laws,” according to the group...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Have you submitted your recipe yet? Entries are now open for the fourth annual Los Angeles Times Holiday Cookie Bake-Off. Think you've got the best holiday cookies ever?
Curious about the competition? Check out these butterscotch nut bars (also known as...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Christian Laveau laments the cinematic representation of Native Americans.
In many Hollywood movies, they live in teepees on the periphery of modernity, ride horses, dress in swatches of animal skin and plumed headdresses, and are armed with spears...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:08 PM
Rhett Soliday came to Vanguard University to build a men's basketball program. But in his three previous seasons, particularly the last two, he has instead been saddled with nearly enough afflicted players to support a burgeoning medical practice....
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:12 PM
A bottle of acetylene caught fire on top of the control room of a crane at the Port of Los Angeles midday Saturday, the city Fire Department said.
There was no explosion and were no injuries, said Fire Department spokesman Shawn Lenske.
| 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 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...
| 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 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 16, 2013
| 6:38 AM
City transportation employees are expected to speak out at Wednesday's Los Angeles City Council meeting about policies they say are putting commuters at risk -- the second time in a month they have criticized how their workplace is run.
At least 100...