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New City Hall gardens reopen after Occupy L.A.

Los Angeles City Hall park comes back to life

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»

Willowbrook stable closes

Willowbrook stable cleared of animals after evacuation order

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»

High Asthma rates in the Imperial Valley

High asthma rates in the Imperial Valley

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»

Stable fire puts property in spotlight
  • Christina House / For the Times

Stable fire puts property in spotlight

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»

Comic-Con invades San Diego

Comic-Con invades San Diego Convention Center

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»

Photo Booth: The women of Comic-Con
  • Patrick T. Fallon / Los Angeles Times

Photo Booth: The women of Comic-Con

Posted On: 1:47 a.m. | July 13, 2012

Photo Booth: The women of Comic-Con 2012. View Post»

Day for a King

Day for a King

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»

The Stanley Cup visits Slovenia
  • Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

The Stanley Cup visits Slovenia

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»

Floating museums: The USS Iowa and USS Midway

Floating museums: The USS Iowa and USS Midway

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. View Post»

Final companions for the dying

Final companions for the dying

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»

The Legacy of the Midway

Video: The Legacy of the Midway

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. Related: Video: Battleship Iowa Battleship Iowa 360° tour Photos: Battleship Iowa View Post»

Battleship Iowa

Video: 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 RELATED: Video: Aircraft carrier Midway Battleship Iowa 360° tour Photos: Battleship Iowa View Post»

San Pedro reinvents itself

Revival of the San Pedro waterfront

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»

X Games 2012 in Los Angeles

Video: X Games 2012 in Los Angeles

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»

X Games Los Angeles 2012

X Games Los Angeles 2012

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»

Skylar Peak, electrician, surfer, youngest Malibu city councilman

Skylar Peak: Electrician, surfer, youngest Malibu city councilman

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»


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