| May 16, 2008
The padlock swinging from the gate suggested that there was once something special in this place, something to keep, something to guard. But whatever magic there might have been was long gone by the time Frankie Firme arrived this week, stepping through a...
| Dec 27, 2007
| 2:30 PM
The Gold Line extension into East Los Angeles promises to carry development and prosperity into an area long troubled by poverty and blight.
But some business owners along the neighborhood's busy 3rd Street, where a large section of the six-mile, above-...
| Jul 7, 2008
There's a green sheen settling over colleges and universities.
This spring, East Los Angeles College unveiled 5,952 solar panels that generate nearly half of the college's energy.
At Santa Clara University, one building has carpet tiles made of yarn and...
| Apr 6, 2009
In a Holy Week ritual hearking back to medieval Spain, teenagers from seven East Los Angeles parishes donned costumes Sunday to reenact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
Several dozen youths, garbed in the vivid red cloaks and brass helmets of Roman...
| Jun 6, 2010
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...
| Nov 16, 2009
| 8:10 AM
LOS ANGELES -- The new Metro Gold Line extension from downtown Los Angeles to the Eastside opened Monday morning for regular service.
Some 50,000 people took advantage of the offer of free rides along the route Sunday.
And on Saturday, a host of area...
| Jun 7, 2009
Rock stars, Jazzers, Pachucos...they may have grown up somewhere else quaint, like Sandusky, Ohio, or Canada, but they made their mark here—lived, created and died here. Music is as much a part of the L.A. legacy as film and television. From the bebop...
| Oct 26, 2008
A selective timeline of modern and contemporary art in the L.A. area
1927 Walter and Louise Arensberg, major patrons of Marcel Duchamp, move from New York to Los Angeles and install their trove of modern art and ethnic artifacts in a Hollywood house that...
| May 12, 2008
| 7:26 PM
May 13, 2008
"Bright Shiny Morning" is a terrible book. One of the worst I've ever read. But you have to give James Frey credit for one thing: He's got chutzpah. Two and a half years after he was eviscerated by Oprah Winfrey for exaggerating many of...
| Jul 10, 2009
| 7:53 AM
On Friday, July 10, 2009, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM, AltaMed Health Services will be hosting the Fourth Annual East LA Meets Napa celebration, featuring the diversity of Latin cuisine from Los Angeles area restaurants coupled with fine wine from Latino-owned...
| Jul 12, 2009
| 7:45 AM
EAST LOS ANGELES -- A man was hospitalized Sunday after being shot and wounded by sheriff's deputies in East Los Angeles Saturday night.
The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of Townsend Avenue, near the Golden State (5) Freeway,...