| Oct 10, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's decision to replace his fire chief after a tumultuous 18 months for the emergency rescue agency underscores one of the biggest challenges facing his administration: Rebooting the city's aging technology to improve the...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:38 AM
City transportation employees are expected to speak out at Wednesday's Los Angeles City Council meeting about policies they say are putting commuters at risk -- the second time in a month they have criticized how their workplace is run.
At least 100...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:08 PM
More than 250 Los Angeles city transportation employees packed the City Council chambers Wednesday to complain about management practices they said have left the department's morale at "an all-time low."
Since general manager Jaime de la Vega was...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:25 PM
How to enumerate the myriad wonders and delights of “Totem,” now taking its viewers on a dazzling trek from the primordial to the cosmic?
For starters, there’s Cirque du Soleil’s signature yellow-and-blue Grand Chapiteau,...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:37 AM
NEW DELHI -- Indian police say they arrested 35 people aboard a U.S.-owned ship Friday and charged them with entering India’s waters with a large cache of weapons, in a case that spotlights largely unregulated security contractors operating on the...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Los Angeles' new city controller moved Wednesday to open city finances to far deeper public scrutiny, unveiling a website that provides new details on how billions of dollars are collected and spent.
The website, Control Panel L.A., gives users instant...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:48 AM
The top executive at the Los Angeles Transportation Department is stepping down, the latest to depart under Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, the mayor's office told the Times.
Jaime De La Vega, who had been a major influence on transportation policy...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:19 PM
The Harbor Mesa Lions recently installed new officers in an
ceremony held at the home of Lions Mike and Ann McIlroy. Harbor Mesa member and past District Governor Barbara Hayward officiated.
The new officers are Cathy Waters, president; Eileen Jensen,...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Lillian Kawasaki, a veteran Los Angeles city administrator who spearheaded major initiatives to protect air and water quality as the first head of the Environmental Affairs Department, died of cancer Thursday at her home in Long Beach. She was 62.
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:36 AM
Veronica Mars is closer to staging her comeback.
The movie spinoff of the teen television drama — which recently made waves in Hollywood after creator Rob Thomas launched the biggest film fundraising campaign in Kickstarter history —...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 7:47 PM
On the west side of Van Nuys Airport it's like World War II never ended.
Vintage propeller planes once flown by U.S. Navy, Army Air Forces and Royal Air Force pilots are parked wingtip to wingtip along the taxiway. Nearby buildings are painted in...