July 2, 2016, 7am PDT
A rowdy collection of Palos Verdes surfers, some of them middle-aged, will resort to criminal tactics to keep outsiders away from their favorite spot. They've even built a fort, and officials are having trouble getting rid of it.
December 20, 2011, 1pm PST
A new Community Plan for Hollywood is making its way through the Los Angeles City Council, to the delight of the Mayor and the Planning Commission, and to the consternation of some community groups.
July 5, 2011, 6am PDT
County of Riverside Supervisor Jeff Stone proposes breaking up California in order to form a new "State of South California."
May 23, 2011, 10am PDT
A look at the pedestrian scramble in the Shibuya District of Tokyo, Japan.
October 18, 2010, 2pm PDT
Those in the know know that it could be none other than UCLA professor Don Shoup, profiled here in the Los Angeles Times.
October 21, 2009, 2pm PDT
With only 100 voters and a mayor with strong financial ties to the city, Industry, CA is "disturbingly insular," says the LA Times. And with a proposed $800 million stadium in the works, Industry's concentrated power is called into question.
September 4, 2008, 12pm PDT
The CA Senate voted to approve the HOT lane/transit investment plan of the LA MTA for two freeways, making LA eligible for $210 million in federal congestion pricing funds if the governor signs the bill.
August 23, 2008, 1pm PDT
CA's landmark smart growth bill, SB 375, is close to passing. It aims to reduce global warming by requiring regions to devise "sustainable community strategies".
October 5, 2005, 10am PDT
Author D.J. Waldie calls for the creation of more open space in park poor Los Angeles.