Los Angeles

Tourists ride the Starline Tours' Hop-on, Hop-off Double Decker City Tour bus during a bus tour in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LA drops in ranking of convention destinations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles has dropped two spots in a ranking of the nation’s most popular destinations for conventions and business gatherings. The Los Angeles Times reports Sunday that the city ranks number […]

08/17/2014

LA Skyline

Voting lottery considered for Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles city officials are kicking around the idea of offering lottery-type prizes as a way to boost voter participation and turnout. The city Ethics Commission suggested today that the City […]

08/15/2014

LA Skyline

‘Operation Healthy Streets’ underway in Downtown LA

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Cleaning crews descended on a main stretch of Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles today as part of a stepped-up effort to clear the streets of debris while simultaneously reaching out […]

08/13/2014

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LA to pay $26M over garbage-truck nap ban lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Council has finalized a $26 million payment to settle a lawsuit over a ban on lunchtime naps by garbage-truck drivers. The Los Angeles Times reports Tuesday’s 9-2 vote […]

08/13/2014

US Coast Guard seal

Coast Guard finds disabled boat with 3 aboard

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard in Southern California has found three people who spent the night on the Pacific Ocean stranded on their 17-foot pleasure craft after the engine died on the […]

08/11/2014

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti talks about solutions for his city at the UCLA Anderson Forecast Economic Outlook: Solutions for Our City at the JW Marriott Hotel at L.A. Live on April 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision for UCLA Anderson/AP Images)

Garcetti promotes LA while in Texas

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti said today he touted Los Angeles as a leader in attracting federal dollars for infrastructure projects while in Dallas at the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Garcetti said more […]

06/23/2014

Photo of parking sign with typo, "1 Minute Parking" that went viral on social media.

Los Angeles street sign allowed 1-minute parking

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Motorists in Los Angeles are known to chafe at the city’s confusing parking restrictions and pricey penalties, but an erroneous street sign spotted last week had drivers scratching their heads. The […]

06/23/2014

West Nile

2 infected with West Nile virus in California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California health officials have reported that two people have been infected with West Nile virus in the state. The Fresno Bee reported that the infections occurred in San Joaquin and Contra Costa counties […]

06/21/2014

The sun shines through the Olympic rings at the Cross Country stadium at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

LA still in the running for 2024 Olympic Games

Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington are the cities still in the running for a possible U.S. bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. A person briefed on the U.S. Olympic Committee’s decision-making process […]

06/13/2014

Traffic jammed on the 405 in West LA. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Los Angeles drivers face the worst congestion in the nation

Surprise, surprise!! Los Angeles drivers face the worst congestion in the U-S — spending an average of 90 hours a year stuck in traffic delays. That’s according to the fourth annual traffic index report by […]

06/04/2014

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