Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the world's most traffic-clogged city, study finds

When it comes to getting stuck in traffic on the way to and from work, Los Angeles leads the world.<p>Drivers in the region spent 104 hours each driving in congestion during peak travel periods last year. That topped second-place Moscow at 91 hours and third-place New York at 89, according to a …

Cities

Are Emojis the Future of Marijuana Marketing?

Marijuana companies have a marketing problem. Whether they sell bespoke edibles, laboriously-refined concentrates or weed with a celebrity’s name on …

Cannabis

L.A. sheriff wanted to give prosecutors a secret list of 300 problem deputies. Now a court is stopping him.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has collected the names of about 300 deputies who have a history of past misconduct — such as domestic violence, theft, bribery and brutality — that could damage their credibility if they testify in court.<p>Sheriff Jim McDonnell wants to send the names to …

Law Enforcement

13 Fun Things to Do in Culver City If You're In the Neighborhood

Advertisements<p>Culver City has really blossomed over the last few years, thanks to the redevelopment of Downtown Culver City and the arrival of the …

Travel

New LA Street Food Legislation Could Gravely Affect Your Favorite Taco

Details about a possible framework are starting to emerge<p>Los Angeles’ plan to move forward with a legislative framework for street food vending is already hitting some bumpy patches, despite widespread appeal from many in the city and an impetus to get the work done soon as a way to protect …

Street Food

Bernie Sanders in Los Angeles: 'We are looking at a totally new political world'

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders got a rock star’s welcome when he spoke in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday in what was theoretically a book tour stop but amounted to more of a political rally, urging progressives to play by new rules as they resist President Trump’s administration.<p>“We are looking at a …

Bernie Sanders

Lakers Rumors: Examining Trade Whispers Surrounding Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Lakers possess a bevy of promising young talent in Jordan Clarkson, Brandon Ingram, Julius Randle and D'Angelo Russell, but the team could deal some veterans in an attempt to bolster its future before the Feb. 23 trade deadline.<p>The winningest franchise in NBA history is once again …

Basketball

Famed Danish Brewery Mikkeller Opens Largest Bar Yet — in Downtown L.A.

When the Mikkeller Bar in San Francisco first opened on the edge of the Tenderloin in 2013, it instantly became a marker of the West Coast’s …

Restaurants

Use of ruses by immigration agents are under fire in L.A. and around the nation

During a nationwide operation this month by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, a team of ICE agents in Los Angeles approached the house of a man targeted for deportation.<p>“Good morning, police,” one agent announced in the pre-dawn darkness.<p>A man opened the door moments later.<p>“Good morning, how you …

Policing

Car-Free Vacations for the Urban Traveler

Weekend trips to cities like Boston, Chicago or San Francisco rarely require a rental car to get around, given their extensive public transportation systems. But more unexpected locales are joining the car-optional list as new and expanding rapid transit options take root across the country.<p>Many …

Travel

A peek into the Regional Connector’s under-construction 2nd/Hope station

A giant pit that will eventually be a subway station<p>The site of the future 2nd/Hope station for the Regional Connector is a huge pit right now, but there’s a lot of work going on inside that pit to transform it into one of three new subway stops along a subterranean rail tunnel that will link up …

Urban Planning

Slain Whittier officer 'best of the best,' was thinking about retiring, chief says

Keith Boyer spent 27 years patrolling the streets of Whittier and had become something of a legend at the Whittier Police Department.<p>Whittier Police Chief Jeff Piper broke down in tears recounting Boyer, whom he described as a close friend and beloved member of the department. Boyer was fatally …

Policing

LA’s Restaurant Scene Continues to Band Together for a Cause

Plus an Eagle Rock break-in and LA’s best female chefs<p><b>Party for a cause tonight in West Hollywood</b><p>Much has been made over the past few weeks of the many demonstrations, charity events, and full-on restaurant walk-outs taking place across Los Angeles, all in support of a loose #resist notion against …

Santa Monica

Dodgers pitcher can't stop scaring the living daylights out of his translator

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Kenta Maeda looks like he’s having an extremely fun spring training.<p>His translator, Will Ireton, however? Maybe his heart rate isn’t doing so well.<p>Check out what Maeda’s been doing to him this preseason:<p>Hang in there, Will, only a month or so until the regular season. …

Sports

Damien Chazelle, Director Of 'La La Land', Gives His Take On L.A.

Say what you will about Damien Chazelle's <i>La La Land</i>, it will no doubt become a lasting portrayal of Los Angeles in the minds of millions for years to …

La La Land

Meet the Unbridled LA Painter Putting Inglewood on the Art World Map

After some apprehension, even us East Coasters can admit that the Los Angeles art scene is on the rise, bringing a steady flow of fresh talent who have the style (and the chill Cali vibes) that the art world has been craving. But Inglewood, an industrial neighborhood in southwest LA home to mostly …

Music

L.A. Voter Guide: Newcomer Jesse Creed Seeks to Thwart Westside Councilman Paul Koretz

Paul Koretz, a longtime fixture in local politics who's running for his third and final term as L.A. City Councilman representing the Westside's …

These 'La La Land' Engagement Pics Capture That Old Hollywood Romance

Love in a city of stars. 🌌<p>Let’s give this couple an Oscar nod for their dreamy “La La Land”-themed engagement photos.<p>Ellen Wleklinski and Corey Collins teamed up with photographer Marlies Hartmann of M. Hart Photography for the Los Angeles shoot, inspired by the Academy Award-nominated film that …

Photography

Inside a serene and minimal Los Feliz midcentury

A Los Angeles native scores his dream home, and a view of the Hollywood sign<p>Every week, our House Calls feature takes you into homes with great style, big personality, and ineffable soul. Today, we look at the Los Feliz home of Jacob Klempner, who owns a commercial casting company and who doesn’t …

Houses

Another winter storm brings light rain to Southland

Another winter storm is rolling across Southern California, bringing light to moderate rainfall that is expected to dissipate after Monday morning.

Climate

Los Angeles Chargers free agency 2017: Top 5 targets

The Chargers made the move to Los Angeles this offseason, and will have to make a splash in free agency to bolster their roster.<p>Different town, same …

Los Angeles Chargers

With Snap’s I.P.O., Los Angeles Prepares to Embrace New Tech Millionaires

LOS ANGELES — Blaine Lourd has long helped the movie stars, professional athletes and heiresses in Los Angeles manage their wealth. Over the past few years, he has also noticed millionaires who made their money in technology begin to dot the west side of the city.<p>“What we have not had is our Google …

Silicon Valley

If You Love Hellish Traffic, Visit These Cities

Congratulations, Los Angeles! You’ve got the worst traffic in the world. In exchange for the sunshine, gorgeous beaches, and A-plus tacos, you’re …

Transportation

Dangerous flooding likely as powerful storm barrels into Northern California

Large swaths of Northern California were on high alert for flooding Monday as a powerful new storm dumped large amounts of rain on an already saturated region where levees, dams and other waterways are already under major stress.<p>Officials said residents should be prepared to evacuate at a moment’s …

California

Erica Pelosini & Louis Leeman on Being Inspired by Los Angeles

Since planting roots in 2015, stylist Erica Pelosini and designer Louis Leeman have wasted no time immersing themselves in the California cultural …

Fashion

Grace Vanderwaal Returns To Los Angeles For Album Recording?

Grace Vanderwaal is working on a new album in Los Angeles, which she is hoping to release later this year. Pictured: Grace Vanderwaal attends the …

Entertainment

Sushi croissants are the latest food mash up to hit Los Angeles

With hybrid foods in high demand, the simple and delicious sushi roll has joined forces with a burrito, a taco, and now, a breakfast pastry. The Los Angeles bakery Mr. Holmes Bakehouse is selling a new California Croissant.<p>Originally hailing from San Francisco, the bakery made a name for itself …

Restaurants

Air + Style Touches Down In Los Angeles: Shaun White's Snowboard And Music Festival In An Urban Setting

We have touched before in this column on the expanding variety of festivals on the calendar. Shaun White built an impressive career leveraging his snowboarding prowess. He has further expanded his brand with Air + Style, a touring festival that combines snowboarding and music. On this circuit with …

Festivals

Protesters gather at City Hall for 'Not My President's Day' rally

Several hundred protesters gathered in front of Los Angeles City Hall today to express their displeasure to President Trump as part of a “Not My President's Day” rally. Some people raised signs — including "Not My President" and “Love Trumps Hate” — while others held up a large American flag.

The Arts

Steven Price Wrote the Book on Los Angeles Luxury Living

<i>Trousdale Estates</i> is both the title of a gorgeous new book written by Steven Price and the name of a 410-acre development tucked into the northern …

Architecture