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
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»