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  • San Pedro project illustrates a cause of limited housing affordability

    San Pedro project illustrates a cause of limited housing affordability
    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...
  • Austin Beutner named publisher and CEO of Los Angeles Times

    Austin Beutner named publisher and CEO of Los Angeles Times
    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...
  • Deasy opens school year with campaign against dropping out

    Deasy opens school year with campaign against dropping out
    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...
  • Pictures in the News | 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...
  • Classic Jaguar convertible stolen 46 years ago is recovered in L.A.

    Classic Jaguar convertible stolen 46 years ago is recovered in L.A.
    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...
  • UCLA punter Matt Mengel ended up in Westwood at the last minute

    UCLA punter Matt Mengel ended up in Westwood at the last minute
    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...
  • OCC Football Preview: Pirates begin Emerson era

    OCC Football Preview: Pirates begin Emerson era
    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...
  • Giant rubber duck no match for foul weather, deflated in L.A. harbor

    Giant rubber duck no match for foul weather, deflated in L.A. harbor
    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...
  • From the Boathouse: Go see some tall ships, visit unfamiliar ports

      Ahoy! 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...
  • When two writers make a wrong

    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...
  • Brouwerij West to bring serious craft brew cred to new digs in San Pedro

    Brouwerij West to bring serious craft brew cred to new digs in San Pedro
    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. Across the...