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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...
  • Used streetcars shipped to Argentina

     
    Old Pacific Electric trolleys are shipped to Argentina....
  • 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...
  • Newton: What about the Port of Los Angeles?

    Newton: What about the Port of Los Angeles?
    It's fun for mayoral candidates to imagine eliminating potholes or building new trains to link the Valley to the Westside. It's not hard to support a spiffed-up LAX (really, what's hard to believe is that it's taken this long) or legions of new police...
  • 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...
  • Scott Stantis

    Scott Stantis
    Title: Editorial Cartoonist Hometown: San Diego, Calif. College: Los Angeles Harbor College Personal: Married for over two decades to my college sweetheart, Janien. We have two sons. Spencer, who is finishing his senior year at Auburn University, is...
  • Lawsuits target proposed rail yard for Los Angeles harbor

    Lawsuits target proposed rail yard for Los Angeles harbor
    Environmentalists and Long Beach officials are seeking a court order to stop the Port of Los Angeles from proceeding with plans to build a $500-million rail yard that could affect low-income neighborhoods nearby. The Natural Resources Defense Council,...
  • L.A. City Council OKs ban on plastic grocery and carryout bags

    L.A. City Council OKs ban on plastic grocery and carryout bags
    Los Angeles on Tuesday became the largest city in the nation to move toward a ban on plastic grocery bags, with the City Council barring them in supermarkets, convenience stores and any big retailer that sells groceries. Nearly three weeks after a...