| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:49 PM
At a groundbreaking ceremony in May, neighborhood activists and local government officials celebrated Ponte Vista, a development of 676 homes in San Pedro.
A white-robed Roman Catholic priest thanked God for the "gift of Ponte Vista," a welcome addition...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Los Angeles engineering and construction firm AECOM Technology Corp. has agreed to acquire a San Francisco competitor, creating what the firm said will be the largest public company based in Los Angeles.
AECOM said Sunday it will pay about $4 billion to...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The inaugural Los Angeles Quilt Show and Fiber Art Fest, created in response to the Long Beach Quilt Show leaving the area, runs Friday through Sunday at Crafted at the Port of Los Angeles. It offers local quilters an opportunity to display their work,...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:49 PM
The Port of Los Angeles had its busiest June ever, and neighboring Long Beach hasn't handled so much cargo in June since before the recession.
But the influx of cargo containers had less to do with economic improvement than retailers' worries about...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:55 PM
A body was found Wednesday night near a berth at the Port of Los Angeles, fire officials said.
The body may be that of a maritime worker, but the circumstances of how the person died were not immediately clear, according to the Los Angeles Fire...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 9:25 PM
Authorities are investigating the death of a man who apparently jumped from the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro on Sunday afternoon.
The man, described by witnesses as white or Latino and in his 20s, had climbed up the bridge above the roadway by the...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 7:51 AM
California cities — especially those in the Central Valley — topped the list of metropolitan areas with the highest automobile theft rates last year, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau.
Bakersfield topped the national list,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:07 PM
The Los Angeles Community College District board of trustees appointed new presidents at three campuses earlier this week.
On Wednesday, the board voted unanimously to name Linda D. Rose as the new president of Los Angeles Southwest College, Otto W.K....
| Jul 3, 2014
| 8:56 PM
Los Angeles officials announced Thursday that they had confiscated slightly more than one ton of illegal fireworks as part of a regional crackdown before Fourth of July celebrations.
The amount of seized fireworks rose as authorities worked in...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Let's say you were to approach a teenager in greater Los Angeles and offer this deal:
How would you like to give up your Saturdays for the next 18 weeks, agree to do as you're told without exception, attempt one physical and mental challenge after...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 7:43 AM
More than 120 truck drivers at the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports walked off the job Monday morning, organizers said, launching an indefinite protest against what they say are widespread workplace violations.
The picket lines are the largest...