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Thirty years ago, being gay or even just perceived so posed challenges of bigotry far beyond what most LGBT people experience in our country today. Being gay wasn't easy back then.
LOS ANGELES >> The owner of a party bus rental company is facing criminal counts for maintenance failures investigated when a 24-year-old passenger fell out of a bus door onto a freeway and died, Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer announced today. “With the increased popularity of party buses, it is more important than ever that they comply with safety and maintenance laws,” Feuer said.
State Sen. Rod Wright submitted his resignation Monday after he was sentenced last week to three months in jail for lying about where he lived when he ran for office. Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg accepted Wright's one-sentence letter, which stated his resignation is effective Sept.
Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg accepted Wright's one-sentence letter, which stated his resignation is effective Sept. 22. Jennifer Hanson, a spokeswoman for Wright, confirmed the senator submitted the letter.
The 24-hour party vibe of the Standard Hotel in downtown Los Angeles ground to a halt Monday afternoon when a man leaped 12 floors to his death from the hotel's rooftop lounge. The incident occurred as guests crowded the rooftop pool, seeking to cool off during a mid-September heat wave in which temperatures hit the mid-90s.
In this Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 photo, actress Kerry Washington, right, poses for a photo with Vicky Dinges, senior vice president of corporate responsibility at Allstate, in Los Angeles.
Warren, who starred in the 1965 television version of "Cinderella," is slated to attend the Sept. 23 production of "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella" and join the cast during the curtain call to sing "Ten Minutes Ago."
The night was crisp, but not too cool. Nestled into the quiet hills of Hollywood, the picturesque Greek Amphitheatre was a perfect backdrop for Dallas Green's alt-rock outfit, City and Colour .
After enjoying the energized performance of “Twelfth Night” at the Griffith Park Shakespeare Festival in Los Angeles, I thought about the first time I had read that play. Hiking back to our car, empty picnic basket and lawn chairs in hand, I suddenly had an intense desire to revisit the experience.
"Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts defended her refusal to show her ID to Los Angeles police before they handcuffed her last week. The African-American actress and her white boyfriend accused police of racism for questioning them in what they said was only a public display of affection.
With Healing Coffee Roasters, Miran Oh has added hyper-locally roasted specialty coffee to the menu of java options, caffeinating the edges of the Mid-Wilshire area that sees two Starbucks locations within miles of each other.
After sampling the better part of Los Angeles's 20,000 or so bistros, gastropubs, and grand halls of fine dining, the only thing swelling more than our bellies is our pride. This is one tasty town.
A one-acre grass fire briefly threatened a structure at 4619 Conchita Way in Tarzana, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. A tweet from the department said some power lines were down, possibly the result of falling branches.
Ezell Ford , 24, died Tuesday after being shot by Los Angeles police during an encounter Monday night in South LA. The incident began at 8:12 p.m. Monday when officers responded to a report of a shooting at the intersection of West 65th Street and South Broadway , said Lt.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 03:03 am
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