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  • Alexander Ruler of the World Apartments: The colorful back story of a Hollywood legend

     
    Curiosity for Rent: Alexander Ruler of the World Apartments, Hollywood Classically Greek and exuberantly tweaked, the 60-unit Alexander Ruler of the World Apartments were purportedly built by Paramount Studios to house actors in 1927. Actor George Pan-...
  • 3 killed in South Los Angeles shootings

     
    Three people were killed overnight in two separate shootings in South Los Angeles, police said Sunday. In the first incident, Saturday shortly after 8:30 p.m., an 18-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman were killed in a drive-by shooting in Watts,......
  • Football: Morningside tries to make improvement

     
    Former Los Angeles Jordan Coach Sheron Butler is trying to boost the fortunes of Inglewood Morningside, which played in the L.A. Watts Summer Games passing tournament last weekend. Quarterback Greg Adams, receiver Chad Conner and defensive back Ryan...
  • At least five people are killed in Los Angeles over weekend

     
    At least five people were killed in four separate incidents in Los Angeles over the weekend, police said Sunday. On Saturday, shortly after 8:30 p.m., an 18-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman were killed in a drive-by shooting in Watts,......
  • City deal with LACMA to conserve Watts Towers hits snag over insurance

     
    The city’s bid to enlist the Los Angeles County Museum of Art as a key player in conserving the Watts Towers has hit a snag as LACMA seeks a guarantee that it won’t be held financially liable for any damage......
  • Elderly man dies after being rescued from Watts house fire

     
    An elderly man died Sunday after sustaining injuries in a Watts house fire, Los Angeles City Fire spokesman Erik Scott said. Firefighters were dispatched at about 8 a.m. to a single-story home in the 840 block of East 91st Street,......
  • Jazzman Buddy Collette's Los Angeles

     
    Buddy Collette, the legendary jazz musician who died in Los Angeles on Sunday at 89, both profited from and contributed to the rich midcentury jazz scene along Los Angeles' Central Avenue. Playing the saxophone before he entered his teens, Collette......
  • Suspect in officer-involved shooting in Watts dies at hospital

     
    A male suspect who allegedly pointed a gun at Los Angeles police in Watts died Thursday night after he was shot by at least one officer, police said. The shooting in the Imperial Courts housing projects prompted the Los Angeles......
  • Man wounded in officer-involved shooting in Watts, prompting LAPD tactical alert [Updated]

     
    A man who allegedly pointed a gun at Los Angeles police in Watts on Thursday evening was critically wounded when at least one officer fired his weapon, police said. The shooting prompted the Los Angeles Police Department to declare a......
  • LAPD declares tactical alert in Watts [Updated]

     
    The Los Angeles Police Department declared a tactical alert in Watts on Thursday after a call for assistance from officers at the scene of a shooting near 114th and Grape streets. [Updated at 6:19 p.m.: More than 50 police cars......
  • Tuesday's Highlights: "Raising Hope" on Fox

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 10 - 16 in PDF format Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here This week's TV Movies SAY CHEESE: Virginia (Martha Plimpton, with Garret Dillahunt) is the only......