| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Austin Beutner, the civic leader and former Wall Street investment banker, is the new publisher and chief executive of the Los Angeles Times.
Beutner, 54, who served as first deputy mayor of Los Angeles for more than a year and briefly explored a run for...
| 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 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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Los Angeles Unified Supt. John Deasy opened the new school year Tuesday with a speech to administrators in which he urged them to eliminate the dropout rate, and then assigned each one a struggling student to look after.
Much of Deasy's talk at Garfield...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Once alive with children playing on the sandy shoreline or leaping headlong into the shimmering water, the Grand Canal is now having trouble living up to its name.
Although Balboa Island still radiates charm with its early day cottages, its rival frozen...
| 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...