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
Posted On: 7:16 a.m. | July 1, 2012
For years, officials in San Pedro have tried to spruce up the Port of Los Angeles by adding parks, trails and fountains along the water’s edge. But it was rarely enough to entice Angelenos to make the trek down to the southern tip of the county.
This summer, the community is hoping that its fortunes are about to change.
The arrival of the Iowa, a former World War II battleship turned... View Post»
Posted On: 2:49 p.m. | June 28, 2012
Athletes gathered on the Event Deck at L.A. Live on Tuesday and Wednesday to practice for the X Games 2012.
X Games in photos View Post»
Posted On: 5:42 p.m. | June 27, 2012
About 200 athletes will compete in the X Games Los Angeles 2012 starting on Thursday which features sports including: skateboard big air, BMX street, Moto X, rally cross, and skateboard street. View Post»
Posted On: 4:18 p.m. | June 21, 2012
Skylar Peak, 28, became the youngest person ever elected to Malibu's City Council in April. He garnered the most votes among seven candidates, nabbing 24% of the total, and could well become mayor in a year. View Post»
Posted On: 10:34 p.m. | June 19, 2012
The city of Los Angeles launched a major street and sidewalk cleaning program on skid row in response to public health concerns in the poverty-stricken neighborhood. View Post»
Posted On: 6:25 p.m. | June 16, 2012
An entrepreneur looking to open a new marijuana store in downtown Los Angeles envisioned his business model in simple terms.
He would buy bags of buds from growers for about $3,200 a pound, divvy up the product and sell it over the counter for $15 for a gram – more than twice what he paid. Since even small dispensaries often sold a pound a day, he expected to make at least $3,000 a day in... View Post»
Posted On: 3:47 p.m. | June 16, 2012
Volunteers restoring the grand old clock at the city landmark made some surprising discoveries en route to replacing a tinkle with a peal.
Read the story by Steve Chawkins. View Post»
Posted On: 5:37 p.m. | June 15, 2012
The Obama administration will stop deporting young illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and who do not pose a security threat, senior administration officials said Friday. The move could prove important in a presidential campaign that will turn in part on Latino voters.
More than 150 students and Dream Act supporters rallied in front of a federal office building in downtown... View Post»
Posted On: 8:08 p.m. | June 14, 2012
Amber, a soft-spoken, feminine 12-year-old who loves Hello Kitty and fashion design, lives with a secret. Amber was born a boy. View Post»
Posted On: 11:41 a.m. | June 14, 2012
Kings fans gear up for parade and rally honoring the Stanley Cup champions in downtown Los Angeles. View Post»
Posted On: 8:00 p.m. | June 11, 2012
Kings win the Stanley Cup with a 6-1 victory in Game 6. View Post»
Posted On: 9:50 p.m. | June 9, 2012
Los Angeles and the Owens Valley are at war over water again, with the city trying to rework a historic agreement aimed at stopping massive dust storms that have besieged the eastern Sierra Nevada since L.A. opened an aqueduct 99 years ago that drained Owens Lake.
The L.A. Department of Water and Power has spent $1.2 billion in accordance with a 1997 agreement to combat the powder-fine dust... View Post»
Posted On: 11:11 a.m. | June 8, 2012
Maria Gomez, a UCLA graduate with a master's in architecture, grew up believing in the American Dream while living in its shadows as an illegal immigrant. View Post»
Posted On: 10:13 p.m. | June 7, 2012
Los Angeles Kings hockey fans get their game face on outside Staples Center. View Post»
Posted On: 8:26 a.m. | June 5, 2012
Ramiro Gomez, an artist from West Hollywood, installs life size cardboard cutouts of nannies, gardeners, valet workers and housekeepers around the wealthy districts of the city.
Read the full story by "Artist pays homage to L.A.'s unseen workers" View Post»