Sixteen states allow medical marijuana for patients with prescriptions. But the Feds have lately cracked down on what they say are abuses by the burgeoning industry. Will 'pot wars' ensue?
The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday that it will drive down long-term interest rates through a strategy called 'Operation Twist.' The move has already pushed mortgage rates to historic lows, but Wall Street appears to have doubts about the plan's broader economic impact.
Carmageddon – warnings about traffic mayhem when Los Angeles had to close I-405 for a weekend – turns out to have been not such a big deal. Most Angelenos just stayed home.
A sign for the 405 freeway in Los Angeles on July 14 identifies the road that will be closed for construction from July 15 to 17. 'Carmageddon' is the name Angelenos are giving the likely epic traffic tie-up that will result from closing the 405 freeway between two of the nation's busiest interchanges.
Royal newlyweds William and Kate have a busy, business-first itinerary for their three-day visit to southern California, which begins Friday. If they had asked us, we’d have given them these 10 tips for how to savor the SoCal experience. For every obvious tourist gambit, we’ve thrown in some insider info about where to pan for the best Angeleno cultural gold.
California budget: Democrats and Republicans agreed on a budget bill that will close the $9.6 billion budget deficit using spending cuts rather than tax renewals. The bill passed, but displeased both parties.