Los Angeles

Los Angeles at war over gentrification

One morning, Los Angeles businesswoman Eva Chimento was about to open her art gallery in the city’s Hispanic enclave of Boyle Heights when she found …

Housing

Blake Griffin says that he sees LeBron James ending up in New York before Los Angeles

The Cavaliers’ offseason drama hasn’t helped ease Cleveland’s concerns about LeBron James’ looming free agency, and NBA players are already expecting James to move on in 2018.<p>But if Blake Griffin had to guess, we won’t see LeBron play for the Lakers or Clippers.<p>Griffin joined the <i>View From The Cheap</i> …

Basketball

Why Los Angeles is still a segregated city after all these years

Every metropolitan area in the nation is racially segregated, and Los Angeles is no exception. We tolerate residential segregation because we’re convinced that it happened informally — because of personal choices and private discrimination. But what cemented our separate neighborhoods is something …

Housing

No one hits $535 million Powerball jackpot — but an L.A. store sells $1 million ticket

It wasn’t $535 million.<p>But a Los Angeles liquor store sold a Powerball ticket worth $1,095,207 by five matching numbers – but not the magic Powerball …

NFL Preseason Week 3: Three areas the Los Angeles Rams can improve

LOS ANGELES, CA – DECEMBER 24: Tyler Higbee<p>Los Angeles Rams fans have a lot to be happy with today. With a 24-21 win last night against the Oakland …

NFL

The night Captain Beefheart drove me into the hills in a red Corvette

It’s 1974, and a young Caroline Boucher is in Los Angeles to meet scary legend Don Van Vliet…<p>In 1974 I was working for a music paper. They were reckless days: a record company would send you off to interview acts and stump up hotel and fares, and I’d been dispatched to Los Angeles to interview the …

New Orleans Saints vs. Los Angeles Chargers: Open Thread

SAN DIEGO, CA - OCTOBER 02: Mark Ingram<p>After being blown out by 31 points in their preseason opener, the Los Angeles Chargers will be looking for a …

NFL

Best Crab Cakes in the US | Food & Wine

1 of 19<p>Rappahannock, Richmond, VA<p>2 of 19<p>Little Bird, Portland, OR<p>Advertisement<p>3 of 19<p>The Statehouse, Madison, WI<p>4 of 19<p>Bobby Flay Steak, Atlantic …

Restaurants

The NBA is investigating the Los Angeles Lakers over possibly tampering with Paul George

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 20: Paul George #13 and Monta Ellis #11 of the Indiana Pacers talk at mid court during the second half of the basketball …

Basketball

Los Angeles Lakers: 3 players facing make-or-break 2017-18 seasons

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images<p>Based on how the 2017-18 NBA season goes, these Los Angeles Lakers could be paving paths toward …

Basketball

Teacher at elite Brentwood School accused of sexually assaulting a student

A female teacher at the elite Brentwood School has been arrested on suspicion of having sex with an underage teenage student, authorities said.<p>Aimee Palmitessa, 45, was taken into custody Friday by detectives and is being held at the Los Angeles Metropolitan Detention Center, said Tony Im, a …

Crime

Man stabbed in head during fight at Pasadena park; suspect jailed

A fight between to homeless men early Sunday ended with one of them hospitalized with stab wounds to his head and the other behind bars, authorities …

Crime

Roman Polanski's 40-year-old sexual assault case to continue as LA judge denies dismissal plea

<b>Los Angeles:</b> A Los Angeles judge on 18 August denied the impassioned plea of Roman Polanski's victim to end a four-decade-old sexual assault case …

Crime

6 L.A. Monuments That Honor Total Jerks

Days after an ugly and violent white supremacist march in Charlottesville, Virginia, the Hollywood Forever Cemetery decided to remove a monument …

History

Watch: In the Kitchen With a Korean Banchan Master

‘K-Town’ makes kimchi and more from scratch<p>A great Korean meal must always have one prominent feature: great <i>banchan</i>. Banchan — a spread of vegetables, meats, and small plates that are met to whet the appetite and vary the meal — is <b>the foundation of Korean cooking</b>, and it’s the perfect expression of …

L.A. County’s Latest Solution to Homelessness Is a Test of Compassion

Residents can get up to $75,000 to build a “granny flat”—if they open it up to a homeless family.<p>California’s budding YIMBY movement is up for a real test. Under a new pilot program approved this week, Los Angeles County homeowners are being asked to literally open up their backyards to the …

Housing

Paintball attacks have nearly tripled in past year, LAPD says

Aron Marrujo was playing in the frontyard of a friend’s house when paintballs began raining from a passing car.<p>His cousin tried to shield him. But Aron, 9, was hit above his right eye. The wound required nine stitches. An inch lower and he might have lost his eye.<p>Aron, who is mildly autistic, is …

News

Man suspected of killing pregnant estranged wife dies in Montebello officer-involved shooting

A man suspected of killing his estranged wife, who was eight weeks pregnant, was shot and killed in an officer-involved shooting in Montebello Friday.

Crime

Before I left for school back East, she sent me a text: She just wanted to be friends

I wasn’t looking for a serious relationship after I graduated high school, so I guess you could say that what we had was nothing more than a summer fling. At the end of the summer I would find myself on a hill, surrounded by farms in upstate New York.<p>Inasmuch as I had learned about myself in those …

Love

Fine, Let's Talk About White Supremacist Hate Bands

Earlier this week, Digital Music News published a list of 37 "white supremacist hate bands" whose music was available on Spotify. Of those bands, 29 …

Music

The Latest: Anti-racism rallies held in Laguna Beach, Venice

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on anti-racism rallies in California (all times local):<p>5:20 p.m.<p>Hundreds of people have rallied in California to condemn racism in the wake of the deadly events in Charlottesville, Virginia.<p>Protesters rallied Saturday near a lifeguard tower in Laguna Beach, …

Racism

House of the Week: Max Azria’s $88 Million Hollywood Mansion

It’s the sixth most expensive home for sale in Los Angeles.<p>Fashion veteran Max Azria’s sprawling mansion in Los Angeles’ tony Holmby Hills, known as …

Luxury

American Suspends Los Angeles - Auckland Flight Effective March 23

Back in April we learned that American Airlines service to Auckland would become seasonal. From the outset it was clear that Auckland was simply …

Airlines

Man charged in strangling death of a Lancaster repairwoman

A man accused of strangling a repairwoman in his Lancaster home pleaded not guilty Friday to murder, officials said.<p>Williams Franklin Hughes III, 30, is charged in the death of Lyndi Fisher, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. He is being held on $2.5-million bail.<p>Hughes …

Crime

California bars one step closer to alcohol service until 4:00am

- State legislators have come up with a new bill to spur economic growth across the state. How? Extend alcohol sales from 2:00am, to …

Alcohol

Where In the World Is Garbanzo? Aaron Paul Posts Desperate Plea For a Missing 12-Year-Old Bulldog

Garbanzo, a 12-year-old English Bulldog who needs medication to survive, is missing — and Hollywood is working to bring him home.<p>On Friday, <i>Breaking</i> …

Aaron Paul

Los Angeles Subway System Tests Body Scanners

<i>PHOTO: Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority is testing new body scanning technology. (photo courtesy of Thinkstock)</i><p>The body …

Transportation

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Fashion

Powerball Jackpot Soars To At Least $650 Million

<b>LOS ANGELES (CBSL.com)</b> — No ticket matched all six numbers in Saturday’s Powerball draw so the $530 million jackpot soars to at least $650 …

U.S. Virgin Islands

Will the ACLU Defend White Supremacists in California?

After the deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville last weekend, the American Civil Liberties Union has come under fire for a lawsuit it …

Rights & Freedoms