| Oct 24, 2011
| 2:35 PM
About 90 audience members watched the opening show of a new documentary on the great Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem. But none watched with more interest than Mitchell Waife, who was watching the story of his grandfather.
"Terrific job," Waife said Oct....
| Jan 30, 2012
| 9:21 AM
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Oakland City Hall was set to reopen Monday after municipal employees worked to clean up damage they said was caused over the weekend by Occupy protesters, about 400 of whom were arrested following clashes with police in this Northern...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 10:49 AM
Wedding Date: August 4, 2012
Her Story: Cortlyn Weinkam, 21, grew up in Catonsville. She lives in Catonsville and works as a waitress at Ships Cafe while getting her degree in elementary education at Towson University. Her father is Louis Weinkam, a...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 7:16 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- A brief pursuit of a stolen vehicle suspect ended in the Mid-City area Thursday morning with the driver spinning out and bailing on foot before being taken into custody by police.
The pursuit began in the Rampart area of Los Angeles...
| Apr 18, 2012
Andrew and Phyllis Rabinowitz are on a campaign for change. The couple founded the organization R Baby after the tragic loss of their baby girl Rebecca.
Baby Rebecca was born on July 13, 2006—4 weeks early. After spending 5 days in the NICU,...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 6:37 PM
LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles police on Sunday investigated the fatal shooting of a man on 18th Street in Mid-City, in which more than a dozen bullets were fired, including some that pierced the front wall of a nearby church.
The victim was a man in his 20s....
| Jul 18, 2010
Heaven may be a little closer in New York these days, especially in Manhattan, where hotels' rooftop bars are among the best places to enjoy summer. A few are restricted to guests, such as those at the Surrey, the Trump SoHo and the Thompson LES, but...
| Feb 9, 2007
LEAVE it to Michael Kors, America's favorite fashion pundit on "Project Runway," to send out a collection so upbeat it had us dancing in our seats. There were no super-skinny models at this show, just Kors' thoroughbreds, their legs buffed and bronzed...
| Sep 25, 2009
Marguerite P. Justice, who was hailed as the first black woman to serve as a police commissioner in the United States when she stepped into that role in 1971 in Los Angeles, has died. She was 88.
Justice, a longtime community activist who was fondly...
| Jul 5, 2009
Togo W. Tanaka, a former journalist and businessman whose reports on life inside the Manzanar internment camp illuminated divisions in the Japanese American community after the attack on Pearl Harbor and the tensions that eventually erupted in riots at...
| May 25, 2008
Dawn broke over Koreatown to the sounds of rain on the windowpanes and a rooster crowing. The rain came as a surprise, not the rooster, which had arrived in the neighborhood and quickly became the familiar background music to morning coffee.