Topic: Los Angeles County
A 4.2-magnitude earthquake rumbled across Los Angeles Thursday but there are no early reports of damage.
09/01/2011 07:21 pm
51st state: thirteen conservative counties may look into separating from their blue state.
07/11/2011 11:43 pm
Long Beach Airport: A salvage company took the wreckage to a facility near Palmdale where federal investigators will examine it and try to determine the cause of the crash, said Ian Gregor, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration.
03/17/2011 05:33 pm
Nations are responding to the devastation in Japan, sending aid workers, rescue equipment, and humanitarian supplies. Individuals can help too by donating to legitimate charities.
03/13/2011 02:16 pm
Rodney King retrospective: Twenty years later, a look back at the Rodney King beating, the riots that followed, and how far the LAPD think they have come.
03/04/2011 11:32 pm
New York City lawmakers voted Feb. 2, 2011 to ban smoking outdoors in public parks, public beaches, and even Times Square. The Big Apple is the latest major US city to prohibit smoking in parks and other public spaces, adopting laws that are tougher than its home state's. Such laws are a boon to public health and reduce litter in urban parks, say supporters. Critics say they are yet another instance of "big government" encroachment on personal freedoms and are almost impossible to enforce. In all, almost 500 cities, counties, and towns have banned smoking in public parks. Here are five big cities that have done so.
02/03/2011 05:44 pm
Attorney General Eric Holder said the Feds would vigorously enforce federal law against anyone carrying, growing or selling marijuana if voters pass Calif. Prop 19 to legalize the drug.
10/16/2010 12:25 am
LA heat record of over 110 degrees was set on Monday, just after noon in the downtown area. More high temperatures, though not record-setting, are forecast for Tuesday for LA.
09/28/2010 10:24 am
The latest poll of the California governor's race shows Republican Meg Whitman and Democrat Jerry Brown tied at 41 percent. Many voters remain undecided, so upcoming debates will be crucial.
09/23/2010 09:36 pm
Bell, Calif., was the scene of some of grossest government abuses of power ever seen in the US, political observers say – and it could end up helping Jerry Brown in his race for governor.
09/16/2010 07:53 pm