Eric Garcetti

Trailers For Homeless: LA Introduces New Plan For Poor

The trailers would house about 67 people.<p>LOS ANGELES, CA -- Los Angeles city leaders are planning to house dozens of homeless people in trailers on a …

Poverty

Angelenos might have an earthquake early warning app by the end of 2018

It would give residents up to 60 seconds’ notice<p>There’s a 99.7 percent chance that, in the next 30 years, an earthquake as big—or bigger—as the deadly Northridge quake will strike Los Angeles again.<p>Those odds pushed the city of Los Angeles to pioneer the development of an earthquake early warning …

Earthquakes

Dems face hard choice for State of the Union response

More than 30 party strategists, leaders and members of Congress interviewed for this story said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and …

Democratic Party

Women’s March L.A. Founders Preview the 2018 Event

Women’s March Los Angeles Co-Directors Emiliana Guereca and Deena Katz discuss the event's aim to promote voter turnout: “First we march, then we …

Laverne Cox

SF’s mayoral morass: Supervisors can’t cut a deal

The mayoral machinations at San Francisco City Hall have turned into trench warfare between the moderates and the progressives — with neither side …

San Francisco

“It All Depends on What Oprah Does”: Why Bernie Sanders Democrats Are Raining on the Oprah Parade

And why other prospective candidates, who don’t want to peak too early, may want her to linger.<p>The Oprah-for-president endorsements began rolling in even before <b>Oprah Winfrey</b> had finished her rousing Golden Globes speech. Hollywood Democrats loved the idea (<b>Meryl Streep:</b> “I want her to run”). …

Bernie Sanders

Media Decide To Report Trump's Cursing Without Bleeping It. Funny How They Only Started Unbleeping Politicians Now.

So, President Trump has opened the gates of s***. Members of the media have decided, thanks to their wild Trump Derangement Syndrome, that it’s …

Conservative View

Trump opponents rail over the president's 's---hole' comments to avoid the truth about immigration

Newsflash: President Donald Trump isn't a politically correct or polite person.<p>Okay, that's not really news. But it's top of mind right now after …

Donald Trump

Black Political Groups Are So Ready For Kamala Harris, They Don’t Totally Know What To Do About Oprah

The national fawning over Oprah's speech had black Democratic groups scurrying behind the scenes about what to say, how to say it — and wondering if they should say anything at all. A Democratic strategist was more succinct: “They don’t want to step on Kamala’s toes.”<p>The attention around Oprah …

U.S. Politics

LA Sports Awards: Wasserman named Executive of the Year

Well done Casey!<p>Casey Wasserman, who who successfully led Los Angeles’ bid for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games and also will chair the city’s …

Olympics

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Could Be Trump's Kryptonite

Los Angeles is at the center of the immigration debate, and Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is thinking of running for president, is in the middle of …

Liberal View

#2020Vision: Oprah vs. Trump; Biden's 'shithole' response

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> <i>Our weekly roundup of the news, notes and chatter about the prospects for the next Democratic presidential race:</i><p>Now that the <b>Oprah Winfrey</b> for president idea has had a few days to breathe, we're getting a look at how she'd fare against President <b>Donald Trump</b>: An NPR/PBS …

Elections

Chinese help Los Angeles rack up record tourism numbers

Not only do Chinese tourists spend a lot of money in Los Angeles, they're getting younger and more independent, with fancier tastes.<p>"Rising trends …

News (China)

Rent control expansion bill fails first test

<i>An attempt to allow cities in California to expand rent control failed its first legislative test.; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images</i>Rina PaltaA …

Housing

California marijuana buzz is huge, but Los Angeles sellers still can’t cash in

State law has made it legal since New Year’s Day for Californians to buy marijuana to get high — not just to treat their medical ills. Full legalization of the drug has been a blockbuster hit for many of the 134 businesses licensed as of Wednesday for "recreational" sales, with sales up nearly …

Cannabis

LA Welcomed Record Visitors in 2017

<i>Why it Rates: Los Angeles took bold steps to make sure international visitors feel welcome, and that effort is clearly paying off.—Mia Taylor,</i> …

Los Angeles

Oprah needs foreign policy experience, Garcetti is ‘smart as hell’ and other thoughts from Joe Biden

Former Vice President Joe Biden knows how to work a crowd. At turns somber and hopeful, self-deprecating and confident, Biden charmed a friendly audience in downtown Los Angeles at the Orpheum Theatre on Wednesday night.<p>Biden spoke with columnist Patt Morrison at the Los Angeles Times Ideas …

Joe Biden

Californians have mixed views of Robert Mueller – but really don’t like Donald Trump, new poll finds

President Donald Trump is quite unpopular in California, but almost half of Californians either haven’t heard of or don’t have an opinion about the …

Elections

De Blasio on How Many City Workers Report Sexual Harassment: We Dunno

"While being always watchful and vigilant I am happy to say I have not seen that kind of behavior," said the mayor<p>Last month, Mayor Bill de Blasio …

New York City

Respect Rally Set For Sundance 2018 As Alfre Woodard, Scarlett Johansson + More Join Jan. 20 LA Women’s March

One year after Donald Trump became President of a clearly deeply divided United States, the Sundance Film Festival will be among various cities and …

Scarlett Johansson

Weekly Crime Report: Calabasas & Nearby Police Log

A look at a few of this week's most interesting police, fire and courtroom incidents near Marina Del Rey.<p>CALABASAS, CA – The following is a …

Crime

We know L.A.'s new recycling program is a fiasco, but how'd it get so screwed up?

When it comes to bureaucratic bungling by school districts, utility companies and City Hall, Los Angeles has always been an Olympic contender.<p>I can’t complain, given all the columns I’ve gotten out of the computerized payroll screw-ups and student-tracking debacles at L.A. Unified, along with the …

California

California Tax Incentives Produced Only One Golden Globe Winner

California spent $330 million last year to keep films and TV shows shooting in the state, but the projects it subsidized barely made a blip at the …

Award Shows

How Do Tropical Rainforests Make Clouds?

WoodSwimmer is based on a concept I developed while designing a new stop-motion universe where wood is the primary element. The sequences are …

California Editorial Rdp

Jan. 10<p>Los Angeles Times on L.A. County's supervisors needing to stop naming things after themselves:<p>Hey, here's an idea: Let's rename the L.A. …

Business

Mendocino County supervisors: We will examine cannabis seizure

Older News<p>This weed company just reinvented the bong Mashable (Today) - Cannabis company Puffco announced ‘The Puffco Peak’, a battery-operated …

Cannabis Industry

Will free internet ever become a reality in Los Angeles?

It’s going to be a challenge<p>Free internet in Los Angeles? It’s an idea that’s been around since at least 2013, when City Councilmember Bob Blumenfield proposed a citywide wireless network that would provide service to millions of residents.<p>In 2015, finding that up to 30 percent of Los Angeles …

Internet

Evacuation Center Opened In Case Of Skirball Fire Mudslides

As of 12 a.m. Tuesday, there are no evacuation orders within the city of Los Angeles, but an evacuation center is ready in Westwood.<p>LOS ANGELES, CA — …

Los Angeles

LA sues three major port trucking companies for 'disgraceful exploitation' of workers

The city of Los Angeles filed three lawsuits against some of the busiest port trucking companies in the country Monday, demanding they stop systematically exploiting their workers in the wake of reports by the USA TODAY Network.<p>"This abuse, this disgraceful exploitation has to stop,” City Attorney …

Money

Why California, Not Iowa, Could Pick the Next Democratic Presidential Nominee

Voters there are going to be casting ballots in February 2020, leaving a number of hard choices to those running for the White House.<p>Any candidate …

Elections