Tagged: Los Angeles

Heavy Weekend Traffic Expected in LA, Pasadena

Anyone planning to be on Southland roads this weekend should consider planning ahead  and leaving early, with a series of potentially traffic-snarling events on tap -- highlighted by a 6 1/2-hour visit by President Barack Obama. 11:38 am Read More

NBA: Jackson Fuels Kobe Speculation

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson had the rumor mill grinding Friday, Sept. 25 when he suggested Lakers star Kobe Bryant could extend his NBA career somewhere outside of Los Angeles. 4:27 pm Read More

LA’s New Broad Museum to Open Sunday

The Broad Museum on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles; photo by Iwan Baan, courtesy of The Broad and Diller Scofidio + Renfro Gov. Jerry Brown, Mayor Eric Garcetti and other dignitaries gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, Sept. 18 ahead of this weekend's opening of The Broad, the contemporary art museum built to house the 2,000-piece collection acquired over decades by billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad and his wife, Edye. 3:15 pm Read More

LA Hosts 2-Day U.S.-China Climate Leaders Summit

Officials from the United States and China -- the world's top two sources of greenhouse gas -- will hold a two-day summit in Los Angeles starting Tuesday, Sept. 15 to discuss strategies for fighting climate change in their respective countries. 2:31 pm Read More

Heat Wave Planned for Southland This Week

A heat wave will wash over the Southland this week. The hottest conditions will prevail between Thursday and Sunday, with temperatures up to 10 degrees above normal in inland areas, the National Weather Service monitoring office in Oxnard said in a statement posted on its website. 10:24 am Read More

2015 Special Olympics Conclude in Los Angeles

The 2015 Special Olympics World Games -- described by organizers as the largest international gathering in Los Angeles history and the biggest sporting event in the Southland since the 1984 Summer Olympics -- have come to a close. 10:45 am Read More

U.S. Open to Return to Los Angeles

The U.S. Open Championship golf tournament will return to Los Angeles for the first time since 1948, officials with the United States Golf Association announced Wednesday, July 22. 6:04 pm Read More

LAPD Begins Training to De-Escalate Potentially Violent Encounters

Police Chief Charlie Beck said today all of the department's police officers will be trained in the next month on ways to de-escalate potentially violent encounters as part of a "national conversation" on police use of force, as well as in response to the fatal police shooting of Ezell Ford in South Los Angeles. 11:47 am Read More

Pasadena Guild of Children’s Hospital Hosts Annual June Debutante Ball

WEB IMG_3745_1 The Pasadena Guild of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles held its 54th June Debutante Ball on June 13 in the Ballroom of the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena. Nearly 500 members and guests celebrated the presentation of 28 young women, who together with their families have supported the important work of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. 9:40 am Read More

Special Olympics Flame of Hope to Arrive in Los Angeles

The Special Olympics Flame of Hope, which has been carried in a torch relay across the United States by thousands of runners on three routes, will arrive on Friday, July 10 in downtown Los Angeles, where a cauldron will be lit two weeks ahead of the Special Olympics World Games' opening ceremony. 12:25 pm Read More

Famed Los Angeles Prosecutor Bugliosi Dies

Funeral plans have yet to be announced for Vincent Bugliosi, who prosecuted Charles Manson and members of his murderous "family" for the Tate-LaBianca killings and later wrote about the case in the best- selling "Helter Skelter," which he co-authored. 9:23 am Read More

Former Nurse Sues San Gabriel Valley Medical Center

A former nurse at San Gabriel Valley Medical Center alleges she was forced to quit after complaining about poor patient care and for reporting that a group of colleagues -- known internally as the "Mafia" -- stole medications and sold them at a profit in the Philippines. 5:51 pm Read More