Los Angeles

Pretty, pedestrian-friendly upgrades will makeover Los Angeles Street in the Fashion District

Bumping out the curbs and adding more trees<p>Plenty of people walk through the Fashion District, especially on weekends, and soon they’ll find snazzy upgrades along a stretch of sidewalk along Los Angeles Street.<p>A $1.77-million makeover broke ground today. New features between 7th Street and Olympic …

Urban Design

Trump pays $25 million Trump University settlement

Three days before his presidential inauguration, Donald Trump paid out $25 million in compliance with the settlement reached in three Trump …

College & University

French Macaron Legend Ladurée Just Dropped Their Second LA Location - Eater LA

And just like that, <b>Ladurée</b> has opened their second location in the heart of Beverly Hills. The Parisian macaron perfectionists quietly debuted their gorgeous new space over the weekend, so be prepared for big lines and lots of sweets if you’re thinking about making the journey.<p>First to land …

Beverly Hills

This New Los Angeles Restaurant Just Might Convert You to a Vegetarian

Los Angeles is no stranger to healthy cuisine, but a new veggie-centric restaurant is redefining the city’s crunchy-granola reputation with its fresh …

Food & Dining

Former Mayor Riordan puts in $1 million to defeat school board president Zimmer

Former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan gave $1 million Wednesday to an independent campaign to defeat school board president Steve Zimmer.<p>The donation swamps other contributions so far in what have become the most expensive school board races in the country.<p>Earlier this month, United Teachers Los …

California

The Fight to Protect Los Angeles's Endangered Street Vendors

Vasquez says she hasn’t seen any city officials around for the better part of a year, but she remembers the last time she got busted, and her …

Whatever Happened to the Utopian Communes and Cults of L.A.?

Religious healers, optimistic socialists, and hippie cult leaders have long settled around Los Angeles, but few of their communities endure<p>There’s …

WATCH: Chargers' Philip Rivers makes hilarious oath to the city of Los Angeles

You can go ahead and put those trade rumors to bed<p>It looks like Philip Rivers is warming up to the idea of playing football in Los Angeles because on Tuesday night, he did the most L.A. thing ever: He showed up on a late night talk show and touched some yoga pants.<p>The Chargers quarterback was …

Football (U.S.)

Long-time Los Angeles Home of Late Actress Patricia Barry Goes Up For Sale

<b>SELLER:</b> Estate of Patricia Barry <b><br>LOCATION:</b> Los Angeles, CA <b><br>PRICE:</b> $10,495,000 <b><br>SIZE:</b> 4,236 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms<p><b>YOUR MAMA’S NOTES:</b> A …

Bob Iger

Scum of the earth lowlife packs a bag for Trump's inauguration

I and my brethren have been called scum.<p>We are terrible people. Horrible. Illegitimate. Liars.<p>The worst.<p>Hey, nobody’s perfect, and I’m willing to forgive. So today I’m packing my bags and hitching a ride to D.C. for the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States of …

Politics

American Tea Room Returns to Beverly Hills With Big New Remodel - Eater LA

It’s a return to form for <b>American Tea Room</b>, the popular tea specialist from Beverly Hills that has been under some serious construction since 2015. Not that they’ve been quietly biding their time — the company has a robust online business, and spent the intervening months at their Newport Beach and …

Beverly Hills

Your California Bucket List: Essential adventures and experiences in the Golden State

Here's our growing guide to essential California adventures, easy to edgy. We'll be adding to it daily all year. And we won't suggest an adventure unless one of the Travel section's staffers and contributors have tried it.<p><i>Tell us what's on your California bucket list. Email travel@latimes.com and</i> …

California

Your LA Weekend Guide - January 19 - 22

This weekend, we're adamant that you become an active agent of change by attending the highly anticipated Women's March and also the opening of …

Shepard Fairey

'Los Angeles to New York: Dwan Gallery, 1959--1971' Review: Protean Patron

Washington<p>While such artists as Robert Rauschenberg, Yves Klein and Ad Reinhardt might seem to have been born notable, they weren’t always so—especially out in Los Angeles, circa 1960. Neither were Lee Bontecou and the French artists Martial Raysse and Arman. They all needed the exposure that …

Art Galleries

A furious San Diego fan interrupted the Chargers’ rally in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Chargers held their first rally at The Forum on Wednesday, and not every fan in attendance was happy about the move.<p>As Chargers owner Dean Spanos was speaking to the crowd, a San Diego fan continued to yell at Spanos, voicing his displeasure about the relocation. He was confronted …

San Diego

How to get to Saturday’s Women’s March in Los Angeles

It’s going to be crowded Downtown<p>Hundreds of thousands of marchers are expected to take to the streets of Washington D.C. on Saturday in support of human rights and gender justice. Simultaneous Women’s Marches are planned for other cities around the country, including Los Angeles, where marchers …

The 13 Best Spas In Los Angeles

<i>If the rigors of life have you feeling a bit tense, perhaps a day spent at the spa will help you reset. Whether you're looking to have the kinks</i> …

Spas

Nicodemo 'Little Nicky' Scarfo, the undersized mob boss with a lethal temper, dies in prison at 87

Nicodemo "Little Nicky" Scarfo, whose bloody reign over the Philadelphia Mafia in the 1980s triggered a years-long mob war that left at least two dozen fellow gangsters dead, has died at a federal medical center in North Carolina, a prison spokeswoman said Tuesday. He was 87.<p>Scarfo died Saturday …

Crime

People’s Choice Awards 2017 Red Carpet Photos

Blake Lively arrives at the People's Choice Awards on Jan. 18, 2017 in Los Angeles.The 2017 People’s Choice Awards is full of stars and many passed …

Red Carpet

Los Angeles Angels sign OF Kole Calhoun to 3-year extension

Outfielder Kole Calhoun agreed to terms on a contract extension with the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday afternoon, signifying the team might not be …

Baseball

Report: Chargers will keep same uniforms in Los Angeles

Nearly everything about the Los Angeles Chargers in 2017 will be different than it was for the San Diego Chargers in 2016. But the actual look of the …

Football (U.S.)

Sharks vs. Kings 2017 odds: San Jose looks to end small skid vs. division-rival Los Angeles

Joe Thornton and the San Jose Sharks visit the Los Angeles Kings in a Pacific Division battle on Wednesday looking to get back on a positive run against their rival.<p>The San Jose Sharks are 7-2-1 in their last 10 games against the Los Angeles Kings, but have lost each of the last two games in this …

Ice Hockey

Trump Hopes Congressional Democrats Will 'Reconsider' Inauguration Snub, Adviser Says

Donald Trump hopes that the dozens of congressional Democrats who are planning to boycott Friday's inauguration will change their minds, his senior …

Donald Trump

Inglewood real estate market expected to score as Chargers join Rams at new stadium

The Chargers’ decision to join the Rams at a splashy new stadium in Inglewood has at least one builder even more pumped up about the city’s prospects.<p>The promise of pro football in Inglewood, still three years away, has already given a lift to real estate developer Sandy Sigal, who is spending $15 …

Business

One of L.A.'s Best Breakfast Burritos Is at the Flower District Farmer's Market

Growing up in Orange County, Sundays were breakfast burrito days. My dad and I would drive down to local-ish mini chain Los Primos, grab a couple …

Farmers' Markets

Los Angeles January 19–25: Melrose Station & Women's March

It’s inauguration week, which means many Los Angeles residents and visitors will be gathering for the Los Angeles Women’s March to City Hall. On …

Double Bird-Toting Chargers Fan Kicked Out Of L.A. Event For Loudly Interrupting Dean Spanos

Chargers owner Dean Spanos held an event in Los Angeles to introduce his team to its new city today. The Chargers, clearly ready to create a unique …

Sports

The nation's priciest home is now for sale in Los Angeles

The Bel Air spec mansion is listed for $250 million<p>With a $250 million asking price, this freshly completed Bel Air megamansion is now the most expensive residence for sale in the U.S.<p>If sold anywhere close to full asking price, the palatial spec home would easily surpass an 18-acre Hamptons estate …

Real Estate

Big Bet: A $250 Million Los Angeles Spec Home

A former handbag designer’s wildly elaborate Los Angeles spec house, now the highest priced home in the country, tests the limits of ultra-luxury real-estate development.<p>Most Popular Videos<p>Most Popular Articles

Real Estate

More than 100 LAPD officers filed claims over mold, other health hazards at South L.A. station

Soon after Donna Wheeler became a detective at the Southeast Community Police Station, which serves Watts and surrounding areas, she started having trouble breathing.<p>Her respiratory problems were worse at the end of a workday, she said. When she was on vacation, her symptoms improved. Her doctor …

California