| 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...
| May 22, 2014
Old Pacific Electric trolleys are shipped to Argentina....
| 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 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...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:14 PM
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...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 4:48 PM
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,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:13 PM
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...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 4:52 PM
George is the president and founder of Fort Lauderdale Media Associates, Inc., and personally directs all the company's projects and publications. With 20 years of award-winning international custom publishing experience, in print and online, for...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:31 PM
COSTA MESA — Unlike what happened five days hence, Orange Coast College men's soccer coach Kevin Smith said he believed, on the field at least Tuesday night, his team got what it deserved.
Days after a blanket probation was announced for violating...