| May 21, 2011
| 7:55 AM
EL MONTE (KTLA) -- A man who led police to the buried remains of a body in El Monte is under arrest for murder.
According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's department, the man walked into the Alhambra Police station on Friday and told officers they...
| May 25, 2011
| 4:24 PM
At the May 11 meeting of the California Transportation Commission in Los Angeles, the Commissioners heard a Caltrans update on the so-called “SR-710 Gap Closure Project.” This proposed project would extend the 710 (Long Beach) Freeway from its...
| Jul 12, 2009
'Exotic Asia' experience
Stand at the bridge over the River Kwai during Ritz Tours' comprehensive "Exotic Asia" tour of the continent's southeast. In Thailand, you will experience Phuket's exotic beaches and Bangkok's rich culture; in Hong Kong, the...
| Mar 21, 2007
"LOOK!" my friend Joy whispers.
Our party of seven has just settled in at the Kitchen, a new Hong Kong-style Cantonese restaurant in Alhambra, the Southern California outpost of the original spot in Millbrae, Calif. I knew that the Kitchen up north was...
| Aug 5, 2009
Inola Henry, an educator, teachers union leader and longtime Democratic Party activist on the local, state and national levels, died July 26 at her home in Los Angeles. She was 66.
The cause was a heart attack, according to her son, Carl.
Henry was well...
| Apr 23, 2009
Annette Haddad, a Business section reporter for the Los Angeles Times who covered the volatile Southern California residential real estate market, has died. She was 46.
Haddad died Wednesday at her home in Pasadena of complications from ovarian cancer,...
| Dec 9, 2008
The integration of Southern California's suburban communities continued apace into the second half of the decade, driven by steadily growing numbers of Latinos and Asians moving into middle-class neighborhoods, according to detailed census data released...
| Aug 15, 2007
LAX snafu hints at larger problem
Re "Customs blamed for clog at LAX," Aug. 14
In 40 years of studying computer reliability, I have not seen more apparent incompetence than the 10-hour search for "a faulty hardware switch" at LAX on Aug. 11. Fault-...
| Oct 28, 2009
Where to find quince
Here are some places to buy quince fruit, trees and products.
Gonzaga Farm (Ronnie and Tess Gonzaga). Pineapple quince grown in Lindsay, Calif., at the Alhambra, Cerritos, Buena Park, Long Beach Southeast, Long Beach Uptown and...
| Sep 25, 2009
Fresh, domestically grown bamboo shoots are hard to find in California, but Yao Cheng Farm grows an acre of them near Camarillo and sells at the Monterey Park, Alhambra, Irvine and Thousand Oaks farmers markets.
After being boiled for 15 minutes to...
| Nov 25, 2009
The Santa Monica Pico farmers market on Saturdays has a lower profile than the big Wednesday venue on Arizona, but it's an excellent market in its own right. It's in an attractive location, the recently renovated Virginia Park, and it's substantial in...