Posted On: 10:34 a.m. | July 25, 2012
After a $56-million renovation a park that stretches from the top of Bunker Hill to the base of City Hall will be christened as L.A.'s Grand Park, providing downtown with its first sizable amount of open space.
Read the full story by Sam Allen "New park in downtown Los Angeles inspires grand hopes" and see more photos of Grand Park. View Post»
Posted On: 6:21 p.m. | July 23, 2012
Darts finds target audience in England, under the Olympic radar. On eve of London Olympics, some wonder (seriously) why popular pub game isn't in the Games. Darts is considered a sport in Britain, where tournaments attract major prize money, crowds and TV coverage. View Post»
Posted On: 3:00 a.m. | July 23, 2012
Los Angeles Kings center Colin Fraser brings the Stanley Cup to Sylvan Lake in Alberta, Canada. View Post»
Posted On: 3:00 a.m. | July 22, 2012
Seven billion people. That’s a hard number for most people to get their heads around. But visiting both India and China for this story – which combined have almost 40% of the world’s population – I got a pretty good start at trying to fathom just how many of us there really are. View Post»
Posted On: 7:49 p.m. | July 18, 2012
A new garden design with drought tolerant plants and smaller lawn reopens nearly 8 months after Occupy LA took over the area. View Post»
Posted On: 3:09 p.m. | July 16, 2012
Famous Manor, a 42-year-old truck driver, was forced to find a new place to board his two horses, Smoke and Pepper, after the Willowbrook stables were closed. View Post»
Posted On: 10:17 p.m. | July 15, 2012
By Anna Gorman
CALEXICO—As the relentless wind stirs up piles of dust and dirt and creates a gigantic funnel of haze in the vast and sweltering Imperial Valley, children like Marco Cisneros battle to breathe.
Marco wheezes and coughs and reaches desperately for his inhaler, but the medication doesn’t always give him the relief he needs. Often, his mother has to call 911.
Since... View Post»
Posted On: 10:53 p.m. | July 13, 2012
As Los Angeles County sheriffs try to determine what started a fire in a stable in Lynnwood last month that killed three horses and a goat, they join an already large number of investigators who have been called to the property to examine potential wrongdoing. View Post»
Posted On: 2:04 p.m. | July 13, 2012
Comic-con International, a celebration of fanboy culture invades the San Diego convention center. Tens of thousands of fans are gathering for all things geek. Toys, comics, artwork, costume contests and gaming are a big part of the agenda for the four-day event that runs through Sunday. View Post»
Posted On: 1:47 a.m. | July 13, 2012
Photo Booth: The women of Comic-Con 2012. View Post»
Posted On: 1:14 a.m. | July 12, 2012
As a photojournalist we are often witness to history. It’s our job, after all. Last week, Arkasha Stevenson and I were assigned such a task. We documented the Stanley Cup’s first ever visit to Slovenia. It turned out to be the perfect backdrop for the Cup. Idyllic landscapes, friendly people and a young nation looking for it’s own identity unfolded around Anze Kopitar and his family as... View Post»
Posted On: 7:15 p.m. | July 11, 2012
The Los Angeles Kings' Anze Kopitar took the Stanley Cup to his boyhood home of Hrusica, Slovenia. A village of modest homes with lush gardens, mom-and-pop shops and a bustling athletic field, it’s the place where his father, Matjev, and grandmother Fanci skated with him as a toddler on a patch of frozen grass, 8 feet by 20 feet. View Post»
Posted On: 7:03 a.m. | July 5, 2012
When the battleship Iowa was commissioned in 1942, it was a symbol of American might. Now its huge guns are pointed at a string of seafood restaurants in San Pedro and as of its opening July 7, it joins the fleet of floating museums – 48 warships that have been donated by the Navy to coastal communities eager for tourist dollars and upgraded waterfronts.
Posted On: 5:26 p.m. | July 4, 2012
Two years ago, the Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance started a volunteer-based program that tries to ensure its dying patients are not left alone in their hospital rooms. The program has trained more than 30 volunteers, who when the call goes out, sign up and sit with patients who either have no families or whose families are unable to take time to be at the hospital. Barbara... View Post»
Posted On: 9:04 a.m. | July 4, 2012
Retired Navy Capt. Joe Brantuas tells the story of the Midway, an aircraft carrier that's been turned into a museum in San Diego. Capt. Brantuas, who has made more than 100 carrier landings on the Midway, volunteers at the museum every Saturday.
Video: Battleship Iowa
Battleship Iowa 360° tour
Photos: Battleship Iowa
Posted On: 8:55 a.m. | July 4, 2012
The Iowa battleship has been moved to the Port of Los Angeles to serve as a floating museum in San Pedro.
Read Steve Chawkins' article: Warship museums are not assured victory as tourist draws
Video: Aircraft carrier Midway
Battleship Iowa 360° tour
Photos: Battleship Iowa