$162 Million for Parks and Open Space

In a recently released report requested by Mayor Michael D. Antonovich and Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, the County Counsel revealed that approximately $162 million in available Proposition A funds can be spent without state legislation. Read More

Antonovich Criticizes Driving Licenses to Illegals

Mayor Michael D. Antonovich sharply criticized the $240 million dollar cost to implement AB60, authored by Democratic Assemblyman Luis Alejo of Watsonville and signed by Governor Brown, to issue 1.4 million California driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants over the next three years. Read More

More Controversy for Blurred Lines

Attorney arguments set today in litigation between Marvin Gaye III and Robin Thicke could amount to one of the final hearings before the closely watched copyright infringement lawsuit over the megahit "Blurred Lines" goes before a jury. Read More

Celebrities Bowl for Good Cause

The sixth annual CP3 PBA Celebrity Invitational will be held Thursday at the AMF Bowl-O-Drome in Torrance, with celebrities and Professional Bowlers Association Tour stars competing in an event benefiting Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul's CP3 Foundation. Read More

Polanski Wanted for Questioning

Polish authorities plan to call film director Roman Polanski for another round of questioning in response to a new extradition request from prosecutors in Los Angeles, it was reported today. Read More

Clippers Raise Funds for CHLA

The Los Angeles Clippers will raise funds for Children's Hospital of Los Angeles' Helping Hands Fund at tonight's game against the Utah Jazz at Staples Center, which has been designated as Dedicated Awareness Night. Read More

Storm On Its Way to Southland

A cold storm out of Canada headed for the Southland today, threatening snowfall and  hazardous travel conditions in the Antelope Valley and at low elevations in the San Gabriel Mountains beginning Tuesday night, forecasters said. Read More

Helping the Poor on Christmas

While thousands of Los Angeles-area residents will be opening presents Thursday, there will also be several efforts to help thousands of the region's poor on Christmas Day. Read More

A Star for Christoph Waltz

Christoph Waltz will receive the 2,536th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today for his two Oscar-winning performances and a long career in Europe. Read More

Expect Heavy Rains Tuesday

Southland residents were bracing today for a storm that is expected to dump several inches of rain on the area, raising fears of mudslides in recent burn areas. Read More

Ferguson Protests Lead to Nearly 200 Arrests

Nearly 200 people were arrested in the downtown Los Angeles area overnight and today amid continuing citywide protests sparked by a grand jury decision not to indict a white Missouri police officer who killed an unarmed black man. Read More

Thanksgiving Enforcement

The California Highway Patrol tonight will begin a "maximum enforcement period," during which all available officers will be deployed to look for motorists driving while impaired or otherwise breaking traffic laws over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Read More

Shelly Sterling Takes on V. Stiviano

Donald Sterling's former courtside companion may end up paying more than $70,000 in legal fees related to her failed defamation lawsuit against Shelly Sterling, the Sterling family trust and a former Clippers team entity. Read More

UC Board Approves Tuition Hikes

The University of California Board of Regents approved tuition hikes today that will increase students' costs by as much as 5 percent a year over the next five years at UCLA and other campuses across the state. Read More

Hollywood Film Awards Tonight

The Hollywood Film Awards will be presented tonight, beginning the movie industry's ever-expanding awards season, and while this will be the 18th year the honors have been doled out, it will be the first time the ceremony is televised. Read More

Kibbutz Dance Company at the Wallis Nov. 19-21

KCDCs If At All  Photo #59D Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents Israel’s Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company (Rami Be’er, Artistic Director) for three performances only, November 19 through 21, 2014 in the Bram Goldsmith Theater. Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company (KCDC) is widely identified with the work of Artistic Director Rami Be’er, whose singular choreographic character has become the company’s […] Read More

Measure P Falling Short

Los Angeles County's Measure P -- which would levy a $23 annual parcel tax to fund parks and open space development -- was falling short tonight of the two-thirds majority of votes needed for passage. Read More