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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Earl Garrett, 79, stopped by Paisanos Bike Shop in South Los Angeles last week to get a new lock for a red two-wheeler thats also a senior citizen. The Watts resident told me he hasnt had a car since 1970 and uses his bike for work, like thousands of
A security guard at LAX circled my car skeptically, likely discerning between a terrorist threat and a careless idiot bidding a beloved traveler au revoir. As I explained myself, all smiles, he warned Next time, youre gonna get towed. I unlocked my i
Welcome to the L.A. Times Books newsletter! Im books editor Carolyn Kellogg and Im really excited for the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books this weekend. What youll find in our book section in print and online this week (and last!) are all stories
The most expensive home for sale in America is still found in Los Angeles, but its no longer the larger-than-life mansion that debuted a year ago in Bel-Air at $250 million. That speculative wonder of owner-developer Bruce Makowsky has returned to th
Lauren McGoodwin is the founder and chief executive of Career Contessa, an online platform designed to help women search for the best job opportunities and perform at a higher level when they get them.
We recently asked garden experts Scott Daigre, Mark Anderson and Yvonne Savio to share their favorite tomatoes and comment on the debate over hybrid versus heirloom varieties. Now its your turn. Readers wrote to us from all over California as well as
In actress Tiya Sircars Hollywood Hills living room, Texas and India merge to create a unique design style reminiscent of home. An open archway leads to this sunny enclave, revealing a conglomeration of objects and art including gold armadillos, a lo
Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It is Saturday, April 21. Heres what you dont want to miss this weekend: TOP STORIES Gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom has had a bit of an attendance problem as lieutenant governor
En el hotel de cinco estrellas ms nuevo de Los ngeles, un enorme candelabro de bronce cuelga de su vestbulo Art Dco de casi tres pisos, impregnado con el aroma de rosas recin cortadas. Arriba, cada habitacin est equipada con ventanas del piso al tech
This newly built home illuminates its Venice street with an angled front and mixed-medium siding that pops against bright accent lighting. The gleaming details are echoed in the living room, where floating light fixtures and backlit molding create an
Monthly rents for a deluxe apartment tower called Argyle House opening next month start at $3,395 for a studio, $4,395 for a one-bedroom and $6,595 for two bedrooms. The location? Not Beverly Hills, not Santa Monica, but the once-dreary intersection
David Chase, the creator of The Sopranos, the long-running HBO series about the New Jersey mob, once explained to me the uncanny brilliance of the show. Everything that everybody says is untrue. Complete falsehoods, self-justifications, rationalizati
If the Three Californias measure qualifies for the ballot later this spring and theres no reason to think it wont voters will be confronted with an existential question. With one check mark, they could start the process of breaking the 168-year-old G
Los Angeles is a city with 34,000 homeless people desperate for housing. But even when theres a developer and available land and money, getting the necessary housing built still requires wooing nervous politicians and skeptical neighbors. The respect
To the editor: It is correct for people to take ex-FBI Director James B. Comey to task for branding Hillary Clinton as extremely careless in her handling of classified information when he could have, and should have, simply followed Justice Departmen
Back in 2013, Orange Countys top prosecutor and federal authorities set up a task force to root out local political corruption. The timing seemed appropriate: A grand jury report had recently declared that misconduct was actively festering in the cou
Supporters of the controversial SB 827, which would have preempted many local zoning laws, paint its opponents as NIMBYs. They're wrong.
To the editor: Ending homelessness is important, and it cannot be addressed with a quick fix. (Garcettis plans for homeless shelters raise as many questions as they answer, editorial, April 17) Just as important as establishing and maintaining educat
Since the announcement in February that Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong had reached a deal with Los Angeles Times owner Tronc to buy the newspaper, scores of letter writers have expressed hope for what the new leadership might mean for the future of journali
To the editor: Reading Gustavo Arellanos column, Coachella makes millions, but the festivals impoverished Mexican neighbors see very little of it, I was brought back to the early 1990s, years before the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival was co
Hit by immigration raids and tariffs on their products, farmers in California could be regretting their support of Trump for president. They're not. They'll take one for the team, even if it means losing labor and profit, because they can't stand the
Hockey, baseball and basketball players tend to move around a lot, so theres never a shortage of real estate activity off the field or court. Weve loaded this weeks collection with sports stars. For local flavor, theres a Kings player looking to drop
It felt like October, sweaters, blankets, fans huddled and howling.It looked like October, Dodgers and Washington Nationals, Clayton Kershaw, Max Scherzer, playoff shadows, Cy Young shine. Then the October game started, and the Dodgers fell flat back
In the middle of the seventh inning of a 5-2 loss to Washington, Clayton Kershaw hunched on the bench inside his dugout. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts patted Kershaw on the leg and sat down next to him. Nationals ace Max Scherzer had already completed
Andrew McCutchen hit a towering, three-run homer, Mac Williamson hit a two-run homer in his first big league game this season and Nick Hundley also connected to back Jeff Samardzija in the San Francisco Giants' 8-1 win against the Angels on Friday ni
Honorees include John Rechy, Glory Edim and 11 authors in a variety of categories The 38th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were awarded tonight at the University of Southern Californias Bovard Auditorium. Now a program of the Los Angeles Times F
Abortion, gun violence, the global refugee crisis and the degradation of the Great Lakes were among the subjects of books honored Friday at the 38th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. The awards were presented at USCs Bovard Auditorium on the eve
The Huntington Beach High boys lacrosse team had plenty of reasons to be motivated for Friday nights Sunset League game against visiting Edison. On senior night, the Oilers honored their large 14-player senior class prior to the game, and those playe
Olivia Pope and Scandal may have fought their final battle this week, but Greys Anatomy lives on. ABC announced Friday that the medical drama set at a Seattle teaching hospital will return for a 15th season next year. The series, which, like Scandal,
SERIES Christiane Amanpour: Sex & Love Around the World The veteran journalist visits Shanghai, then Accra, to talk with locals about romance and related issues in back-to-back new episodes. 7 and 8 p.m. CNN Ransom Eric and Oliver (Luke Roberts,
He wouldnt name names, but Andrelton Simmons admitted that at least two opponents have expressed exasperation over Shohei Ohtani. A couple of them have told me, Im over this guy already, the Angels shortstop said. Weve just laughed about it. Those op
Moriya Jutanugarn took the lead into the weekend at the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open in her latest bid to join younger sister Ariya as an LPGA Tour winner. Moriya Jutanugarn shot a bogey-free five-under-par 66 on Friday at Wilshire Country Club to get to eight
After more than five hours in closed session, the Los Angeles Board of Education recessed its meeting Friday without announcing a new superintendent for the nations second-largest school system. The board is scheduled to resume deliberations May 1. M
Sean Couturier's long shot from the point got past Matt Murray with 1:17 left and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 on Friday night to force sixth game in the first-round series. The Flyers cut the Penguins' series lead to 3-2
Bojan Bogdanovic scored 30 points, leading the Indiana Pacers back from a 17-point halftime deficit for a 92-90 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night for a 2-1 lead in their first-round series. Cleveland was 39-0 during the regular sea
The final moments of the Season 4 finale of "Jane the Virgin" brought quite the twist. Showrunner Jennie Snyder Urman explains it.
Happy Earth Day! We asked readers for their favorite ways to curb single-use plastics, recycle more, consume less and generally do their part to celebrate Earth Day every day. Here are a few of their tips. If you want to share your best tips for goin
St. Louis prosecutors on Friday charged Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens with a felony for using a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign, adding to the woes of the first-term Republican governor who responded by calling it another effort to s
Bajo la presin de los republicanos, el jueves el Departamento de Justicia envi al Congreso los siete memorandos, que abarcan 15 pginas, que el entonces director del FBI, James B. Comey, escribi hace cuatro meses sobre sus interacciones con el preside
Weve all gotten the memo on single-use plastic water bottles, right? Skipping them in favor of reusable water containers is better for the environment, eco-warriors say. Well, this Earth Day, the new Public Enemy No. 1 in green-minded circles is sing
A television actress best known for playing a young Superman's close friend pleaded not guilty Friday to sex trafficking after federal prosecutors said she worked as a slave "master" recruiting unsuspecting women to a cultlike group led by a man who
Natalie Crocker swam different events in each of her first three years in the Huntington Beach High swimming program. As a freshman, she focused on the 200-yard freestyle, before moving on to the 50 and 100 as a sophomore. Last year, she started swim
Yet another long summer awaits the Kings, with issues that cant be resolved quickly, like in a television show. For the moment, No. 8 is enough. While the aftermath of their first-round playoff elimination centers on their measly three goals in a fou
The former governor of the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas has been extradited from Italy to the United States to face charges of racketeering, drug smuggling, money laundering and bank fraud. The U.S. attorney's office in Brownsville, Texas, anno