| 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 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...
| 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 21, 2014
In Thursday's Pictures in the News, a giant rubber duck passes through the Port of Los Angeles as part of the Tall Ships Festival L.A. running through Sunday. The six-story-tall duck was created by artist Florentijn Hofman. Los Angeles: Seat cards mark...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Are you and your family wondering what nautical adventure to embark on this almost-last-of-the-summer weekend? Head to San Pedro for the Tall Ships Festival at the Port of Los Angeles.
I was at the port to watch the world's largest rubber...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 5:00 PM
We sit in the bar at the Palomar Hotel in Westwood. He keeps reaching for my hand. His fingers are smaller than mine. His touch doesn't exactly revile me, but it doesn't arouse me, either.
I don't want to hurt his feelings. I tell him that I wish to...
| May 23, 2014
| 9:00 AM
A new brewery is headed to the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, but instead of yet another start-up company it is an established, hometown brand that’s taking the plunge on a sprawling production brewery, tasting room and restaurant.