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  • Aerial expert's report on L.A. County's biggest wildfire flies in the face of official review

    Aerial expert's report on L.A. County's biggest wildfire flies in the face of official review
    Just after first light, a tactical observation plane took off from its old military base in Hemet for an urgent mission above the cathedral peaks of the Angeles National Forest. The two-man crew had been deployed to direct an air assault on the few acres...
  • Whooping cough cases rise

    Reported cases of whooping cough have tripled since last year, according to state health officials, with the Central Valley, the San Francisco Bay Area and the Los Angeles region seeing sizable increases in patients. In California, there have been 584...
  • Homicide Report: Chronicling L.A. County homicide victims

    Homicide Report: Chronicling L.A. County homicide victims
  • L.A.'s leaders in learning

    L.A.'s leaders in learning
    Five families from across the San Fernando Valley set up camp for three nights by the front door of Wilbur Avenue Elementary School in 2009, intent on getting a spot for their children in one of the best-regarded schools in Los Angeles. Others hired...
  • The Review: Son of a Gun on 3rd Street

    The Review: Son of a Gun on 3rd Street
    Third Street is on its way to becoming the latest restaurant row with a slew of openings slated for the next few months. Already open, a second restaurant from Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo of Animal in the old Cynthia's space just east of Orlando Avenue....
  • Times updates and expands value-added ratings for Los Angeles elementary school teachers

    Times updates and expands value-added ratings for Los Angeles elementary school teachers
    The Los Angeles Times on Sunday is releasing a major update to its elementary school teacher ratings, underscoring the large disparities throughout the nation's second-largest school district in instructors' abilities to raise student test scores. The...
  • Openly bearing arms, beachgoers cite their rights

    Openly bearing arms, beachgoers cite their rights
    It was clear this was no ordinary community cleanup. Trash bags? Check. Gloves? Check. Glock .45-caliber handgun? Check. More than a dozen people packing pistols on their hips strolled down the Hermosa Beach strand Saturday, picking up garbage and...
  • Dogged efforts hit stubborn patterns of homelessness

    Dogged efforts hit stubborn patterns of homelessness
    Bobby Livingston couldn't sleep. The indoor quiet was unnerving, the softness of his mattress all wrong. For weeks after moving into Room 216 at the Senator Hotel, he found comfort only on a hard tile floor that felt reassuringly like the pavement....
  • Creating clarity from confusion

    To the post office, it's just Compton. To the U.S. Census Bureau, it's no place at all, an orphaned pocket of houses too small even to have a name. But to the three women chatting outside their homes on neatly trimmed Zamora Avenue, their...
  • Who's teaching L.A.'s kids?

    Who's teaching L.A.'s kids?
    The fifth-graders at Broadous Elementary School come from the same world — the poorest corner of the San Fernando Valley, a Pacoima neighborhood framed by two freeways where some have lost friends to the stray bullets of rival gangs. Many are the...
  • There's a hole in this possible earthquake pattern

    There's a hole in this possible earthquake pattern
    As UC Davis physicist and geologist John Rundle ponders the map of recent California earthquakes, he sees visions of a doughnut even Homer J. Simpson wouldn't like. The doughnut is formed by pinpointing the recent quakes near Eureka, Mexicali and Palm...