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  • Mayor's Summer Night Lights program expands to 8 more L.A. parks

     
    Late-night recreation programs will be added to eight more parks in Los Angeles next week as part of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s Summer Night Lights program, city officials said Monday. Appearing in Highland Park, Villaraigosa said he had secured...
  • Public spaces: Art that's flung open to all of Los Angeles

     
    A giant bulb atop the Standard Hotel in West Hollywood. A letter denying a Mexican citizen a visa plastered across the facade of the Geffen Contemporary. The words “leave the land alone” scrawled by plane across the sky. There's been a striking u...
  • CHP Report: Bus Driver Fell Asleep, Crashed

    WILLIAMS - The Hmong community got some long awaited answers about what caused a charter bus crash that killed 10 people and injured 34 six months ago, at a community meeting with the California Highway Patrol last night. The CHP report indicates the...
  • The Election in Black and White

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Less than five miles from the White House, separated by a river and so much history, people spoke of popping champagne, of winning the lottery. They remembered those who died before witnessing this day, and they stored away "I Voted"...
  • "Allah" Struck on Freeway, Runover Multiple Times

    LOS ANGELES -- A man, identified only as "Allah", was struck and killed while trying to cross the Century (105) Freeway Monday morning near Watts. The man's body was struck several times by different motorists who didn't stop, according to officials. The...
  • Body on Freeway Creates "Traffic Nightmare"

    LOS ANGELES -- The entire eastbound side of the (105) Century Freeway has been shut down after a body was discovered about 5:30 this morning, authorities say. The freeway is expected to remain closed near Watts until at least 9:30 a.m. for the...
  • Driver in Deadly Bus Crash Had History of Substance Abuse

    WILLIAMS, Calif. -- A bus driver with a string of motor vehicle offenses and a history of substance abuse was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Monday after his casino-bound charter bus ran into a ditch, killing eight people....
  • L.A. City and County Assistance Programs

    COUNSELING AND MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES Residents can call a series of City and County hotlines open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Department of Mental Health has therapists on-call at (800) 854-7771. The Suicide Prevention Center operates a...
  • Teen on Bicycle Struck by Hit and Run Driver

    Teen on Bicycle Struck by Hit and Run Driver
    A 16-year-old boy on a bicycle suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in Watts, police said. The teen was riding his bicycle eastbound in a crosswalk in the 10400 block of Compton Avenue at 104th Street when an 18-...
  • It's Another Boy for Watts, Schreiber

    Actors Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber welcomed a baby boy into their family on Saturday, Dec. 13. Watts, 40, and Schreiber, 41, have been a couple since 2005. They have another son, Alexander Pete Schreiber, who was born in July of 2007. Watts work...
  • Man Fatally Shoots Wife, Himself on New Year's Day

    Man Fatally Shoots Wife, Himself on New Year's Day
    LOS ANGELES -- Authorities say a man fatally shot his wife, then killed himself, at their Watts home on New Year's Day. Los Angeles Police Officer Norma Eisenman says the couple's daughter called 911 Friday afternoon to report that her father had shot...