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  • Will South Pasadena's Rialto theater rise again?

    Will South Pasadena's Rialto theater rise again?
    In a city that takes pride in historic preservation, the closed Rialto Theatre in South Pasadena has been a particularly painful eyesore. The 1,200-seat movie palace, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, has survived two fires and even...
  • Volunteers work to protect California historic site from looters

    Volunteers work to protect California historic site from looters
    Kim Preston lodged her walking stick against a steep slope of crumbled granite dotted with dusty lupine, and began her descent. Her destination lay 160 feet below the high-water mark — a maze of bone-dry rock piles that miners had moved by hand to...
  • No electricity in new Woodland Hills home leaves him feeling powerless

    No electricity in new Woodland Hills home leaves him feeling powerless
    Kent Fuller's new house has three bedrooms, a loft and a drive-through basement garage that is roomy enough for four cars. What the recently completed Woodland Hills residence doesn't have is an electric line attached to it. His next-door neighbor has...
  • L.A. County's homeless population difficult to quantify

    L.A. County's homeless population difficult to quantify
    Local officials announced in 2013 that 54,000 people in Los Angeles city and county were homeless, an increase of 15% from two years earlier. The jump bucked national trends, and suggested the region's campaign against homelessness might be heading in...
  • Civil rights groups to meet with CHP after highway altercation

    A video showing a violent altercation between a woman and a California Highway Patrol officer on the Santa Monica Freeway has sparked an internal CHP probe as well as calls from civil rights advocates for a federal investigation. Los Angeles activists...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown likes to break the mold with his judicial picks

    Gov. Jerry Brown likes to break the mold with his judicial picks
    As he mulls over candidates for the California Supreme Court, Gov. Jerry Brown has shown a willingness to break from tradition and draw from a wider pool of attorneys than previous governors. In making a batch of appointments last weekend to two...
  • U.S. reverses proposal to list wolverine as threatened species

    U.S. reverses proposal to list wolverine as threatened species
    A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service official has ordered federal biologists to withdraw their conclusion that the last 300 wolverines in the continental United States deserve threatened species status. The biologists had recommended the protection on...
  • LAPD Chief Charlie Beck regains footing after troubles in spring

    LAPD Chief Charlie Beck regains footing after troubles in spring
    Charlie Beck received a blunt message from one of his civilian bosses as he prepared to request a second term as chief of the Los Angeles Police Department: He was no longer a shoo-in for the job. Police Commissioner Paula Madison demanded a meeting...
  • Pot 'farmers market' in Boyle Heights off to a roaring start

    Pot 'farmers market' in Boyle Heights off to a roaring start
    The line stretched hundreds of people long down an industrial stretch of Esperanza Street, as throngs of Angelenos endured the baking heat Saturday to get into a Boyle Heights warehouse. Inside, cannabis growers offered up their crop from glass jars...
  • Counselor honored for helping students get college financial aid

    Fortunately for some high school seniors, it's not a huge problem if they forget their password when they're applying to college online; their school counselor keeps them in a little gray box on her bookshelf. By no means is this the only measure Andrea...
  • A star-spangled party at L.A.'s Grand Park

    A star-spangled party at L.A.'s Grand Park
    Attracted by live music, food and an elaborate fireworks display, thousands of people filled Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles on Friday to celebrate the Fourth of July under a hot afternoon sun. In another sign of a resurgent city core, event...