| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Fate has always had Matt Mengel's back.
The UCLA punter was set to join the Marines after graduating from Gardena Pacific Lutheran High when a friend suggested he try out as a kicker at Los Angeles Harbor Community College.
Mengel was then ready to...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Kevin Emerson's chair in the Orange Coast College football office is barely broken in. About the same can be said of the first-year coach's team in 2014.
Hired in April to replace Mike Taylor, who was 62-91 in 15 seasons, Emerson and his staff missed...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:17 AM
Turns out the giant rubber duck docked at Los Angeles harbor is no match for foul weather.
The six-story tall bathtub toy that’s been stationed at the Port of Los Angeles since last week was scheduled to pay a visit to Wilmington on Thursday and...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 5:31 PM
When Ivan Schneider’s Jaguar convertible was stolen from in front of his Manhattan apartment 46 years ago, the now-retired trial lawyer thought it was gone forever.
He reluctantly replaced the British sports car and went on to collect other...
| 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 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...
| 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 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...
| 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 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...