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About 100 children removed from their parents at the U.S. Mexico border are now staying in child care facilities in California — including 16 kids aged eight to 17 in a Fullerton group home run by Crittenton Services for Children and Families.
A neighborhood council election this week in Koreatown on whether to break out a second council district tied to the “Little Bangladesh” area brought out an eye-popping number of voters. The more than 19,000 ballots cast make it far and away the biggest Neighborhood Council election to date.
As of Friday afternoon, detainees are also still not allowed to call family members or a lawyer.
$657 million. That's the first year.
We Want To Find Out Where Migrant Children Are Being Held In Southern California. Here's How You Can Help
Some of the 2,300 migrant children separated from their families at the border are in L.A. If you have any information, here's how to get in touch.
Is it a river? A sewer? A flood control channel? A place to film awesome drag racing scenes? A tool of gentrifiers to raise property values? What's the deal with the L.A. River, and why should I care about it? Let's find out.
The 81-year-old had served as head of the Urban League's L.A. chapter and as a member of the L.A. Police Commission. His "wisdom, integrity, and kindness helped transform Los Angeles," said Mayor Garcetti.
One in five seniors in California live in poverty. Conditions are more dire for women.
The state is shutting down operations for 24 hours starting 11 p.m. Saturday until 11 p.m. Sunday.
There was a time you wouldn't dare leave your house without a Thomas Guide. Here's the history of this beloved tome.
We want people who are deeply engaged in Los Angeles and in their communities to contribute to the site. Here’s what to know if you're interested.
The Supreme Court overturned a rule that for years allowed online retailers to avoid charging sales tax.
While expanding rent control might be good for some people, it’s not necessarily good for the majority of renters (or future renters).
Efforts To Ban Plastic Straws In California Are Growing. Here's How To Suck It Up And Find Alternatives
We tested out some non-plastic straws and picked our favorite.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti confirmed Thursday that some of the 2,300 migrant children separated from their families at the border are now in Los Angeles.
The protest was focused around the Metropolitan Detention Center; a public prayer was held at the ICE Headquarters.
As California's state sanctuary law takes hold, immigration agents are showing up in communities rather than at jails to arrest those subject to deportation.
Black infants die before their first birthday at twice the rate of their white counterparts. Over the next few weeks, reporter Priska Neely will be sharing stories of people in Southern California and across the country who are trying to change that statistic.
The move comes after our investigation into the shooting of Tennell Billups, released earlier this year as the podcast "Repeat."
LA Official On Koreatown Neighborhood Council Election: 'We Have Not Seen Anything Like This Before'
Democracy got a little weird in Koreatown Tuesday night with a neighborhood council subdivision election that was hyped up by misleading flyers and community tension.
The big cat that captured hearts across the internet last week is going to an IRL home.
It’s the housing costs, more than the tuition costs, that are crushing California's low-income college students.
The California Public Utilities Commission has recommended giving SoCal Gas permission to store to 34 billion cubic feet at the troubled Aliso Canyon facility. Officials say the capacity is needed to ward off outages as summer temperatures climb.
The LAPD releases its first body cam video under a new policy. The edited video shows officers using nonlethal beanbag pellets and a Taser while arresting a man. After being handcuffed, the man stopped breathing and died.
The regal facade along the 5 Freeway has ancient roots.
Housing activists in Inglewood are suing the city, claiming that officials are putting construction of the proposed L.A. Clippers stadium ahead of residents’ housing needs.
The LA Unified School District Is Rapidly Running Out Of Money. Wait, Check That — LAUSD Is Maybe Actually Flush With Extra Cash?
Budgets are hard enough to read when everyone agrees what the numbers on the pages mean. But in L.A. Unified, two very different narratives have emerged about the $8.2 billion budget the district's school board approved Tuesday by a 6-1 vote.
Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia said he plans to sign the decision into law as soon as it reaches his desk.
Much of the information about officer conduct is kept secret under California law, making it difficult to hold our law enforcement and elected officials accountable. It wasn’t always like this in California. Coroner’s inquests, sometimes televised, were once routine in L.A. County, offering the public direct access to the accounts of the officers involved in a fatal shooting as well as witnesses and evidence. So why has access to information about police conduct of all kinds - from shootings to internal findings of misconduct — been kept from the public?
Whether you've faced charges, you have a relative or friend who's been incarcerated, or work within the criminal justice system, we want to hear from you.
Men's Central Jail is old. It's decrepit. It's not designed to treat people with mental illnesses. And the number of mentally ill inmates is growing.
Exclusive: Chickenpox Just Showed Up At The Federal Prison In Victorville Holding Immigrant Detainees
Guards say there's not enough medical staff for the 1,000 ICE detainees who were transferred there this month.
You're on notice, Long Beach politicians. This news outlet is on a mission to uncover your misdeeds.
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa joined gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom at a campaign event Tuesday, the first time the two have met since the contentious primary contest.
A troubled water district serving 1,600 ratepayers in Compton and Willowbrook is fighting for its existence, after complaints of discolored water coming out of taps have led to calls for its dissolution.
Brace yourselves. Cuteness is coming.
One linguistic expert calls it "The California Shift," which has to do with how we rotate our vowels.
There are some nasty rumors spreading about Tuesday's Koreatown subdivision election. Here's what is actually happening.
The high cost of housing may be keeping job seekers away. Luring would-be employees to California is getting more difficult. Also difficult: getting people to stay.
The California Lottery is minting money after a 2010 change in state law lifted the cap on how much could go to prizes. The change was designed to boost the amount the lottery sends to schools, the agency's only beneficiary, but education dollars haven't kept pace.
Why does L.A. have so many homeless people? Here's what you need to know.
It's the latest in a long line of attempts to ease travel through the notorious choke point.
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The owners are looking for a buyer, who could potentially repurpose it.
The late bishop actively protected child rapists during his 23-year career in Orange County.
Plus, a bonfire society will burn an effigy of Harvey Weinstein, Julianne Moore will play Gloria Steinem, and Tyrese Gibson is not a fan of The Rock.
Giancarlo Scotti, who is currently under criminal investigation by the L.A. County Sheriff's Department, is the subject of a federal lawsuit filed on Tuesday.
More than 100 Cambodians have been detained across the country since Oct. 1, according to advocates.
About 200 protesters showed up to the event.
Parent Who Took Teacher Hostage At Riverside Elementary School Fatally Shot By Police Following Hours-Long Standoff
The standoff lasted more than six hours.
Plus, A.I. used in the fight against opioid abuse, the growth of Chinese restaurants in L.A., and more!
City Votes To Ban Pepper Spray, Baseball Bats, Certain Types Of Signs From Protests, Despite Criticism From ACLU
Among a long list of other items.
Parent Takes Teacher Hostage And Barricades Himself In Riverside Elementary School, Students Evacuated
All students have been accounted for.
Avoid Santa Monica Boulevard.
A law enforcement officer opened fire on the man; he is expected to survive.
Plus, a history of Eataly, Glamour's Women of the Year, and more!
50 Homes Evacuated In Venice After Gas Leak, Police Say Ex-Tenant Intentionally Tampered With Gas Line
The situation remains active.
The golf course is less than a mile from the school and will serve as an athletic center.
Continuing Convent Drama: Jury Selection Begins In Case Of Katy Perry/Archdiocese Vs. Silver Lake Restaurateur
We're here to catch you up on all the Katy Perry/nuns drama before the trial starts.
"I know I can best build on our progress here in LA," he tweeted.
LuLaRoe is a multilevel marketer selling women's clothing.
Plus, scary stories, new doc on Joan Didion, when John Lydon met Judge Judy, and more!
The Assembly said Bocanegra's behavior "does not meet the Assembly's expectations for professionalism."
Access to sanitary restrooms is an important component in hepatitis A prevention.
The incident, which took place in 2015, was caught on video.
Plus, a legendary NY Times comment, Roxane Gay on tiny houses, a history of harassment in old Hollywood, and more!
Driver Arrested After Plowing Into Group Of Immigrant Rights Protesters Outside O.C. Congressman's Office
There were reportedly "minor injuries," but no one was hospitalized.
Robert Cain, the ex-LAPD officer, was personally arrested by Police Chief Charlie Beck in June.
That's about 50 miles from the city of Santa Barbara.
P-61 was found in the eastern portion of the Santa Monica Mountains.
Plus, a troubling report on Haribo, scientists say the universe shouldn't exist, scary movies to enjoy at home, and more.
They also tried to deliver a number of graffiti-strewn toilets to the mayor's office.
New Report Paints Picture of Dysfunction, Racial Disproportionality In L.A.'s Juvenile Probation System
African-American youth make up just 6 percent of the county's juvenile population but represent 36 percent of the county's juvenile probation population.
The National Park Service has a multi-billion-dollar backlog of maintenance projects and they want you to help foot the cost.
An audit released by the City Controller shows that just a third of the city's streets get cleaned with any consistency.
At least it's cooler than yesterday.
He was reportedly detained in North Hollywood on Wednesday morning.
Plus, Kid Rock isn't running for Senate, Jenny Slate and Chris Evans might (?) be back together, and more!
It's 103 degrees in downtown Los Angeles.
The mother bear was found wandering a school hallway, and her cub was in a trash can.
There have been reports of 10 fires in a two-mile radius in North Hollywood since September.
The restrictions will remain in effect for, at the very least, 24 hours starting at 8 a.m. on Tuesday.
Plus, plans for an AD 51 debate, a World Series wager on the house floor, and more!
Truck Driver Detained, 18 Protesters Arrested At Aliso Canyon On Two-Year Anniversary Of Massive Gas Leak
The truck can be seen driving up to a group of sitting protestors in a video.
Six Daily Temperature Records Were Broken Before 3 PM Today Because We Live In A Post-Apocalyptic Hellscape
Four of the records dated back to 1965.
Record-breaking heat + Santa Ana winds = fire warnings.
The device contained no explosives.
Steve Bannon spoke Friday night at the California GOP Convention in Anaheim.
Plus, scary L.A. songs, the Kuwaiti burger chain coming to WeHo, and more!
The bodies of Joseph Orbeso and Rachel Nguyen were discovered Sunday after the pair had been missing for more than two months.
It would virtually double the size of the Santa Monica Mountains Recreation Area.
Yes, in the middle of October.
The weekend trip will add Nevada to the list of swing states the mayor has visited in recent months.
Plus, Joni Mitchell's genius, the dancing hot dog Halloween costume, and more!
The fundraiser is for GOP congressional candidate Omar Navarro, who is challenging Maxine Waters.
The alleged incident occurred in 2013.