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Support for an Olympics bid on the table in...09/03/15
Mayor Garcetti wants the state legislature to approve a financial guarantee to cover cost overruns if LA hosts the 2024 Games. A bill is already in the pipeline.
A white teen was killed by a cop and no one took to the...
Teen Zachary Hammond was killed by South Carolina police under questionable circumstances. His family says they're struggling to get media attention because they're white.
Tree counter is astonished by how many trees there are
Earth is home to more than 3 trillion trees, a new map of forest density shows. That's more than anyone realized. But the total is also down about 46 percent since the first humans arrived.
Sony Pictures reportedly softened 'Concussion' out of fear...
Leaked emails from last year's hack of the studio's computers reveal that efforts were made to take "most of the bite" out of the sports drama.
Edison must inspect even more of its Long Beach power grid
The utility already inspected 300 downtown power vaults, but California state regulators want a more extensive examination of Edison's Long Beach system.
Hillary Clinton's fight for gefilte fish
Among thousands of emails released this week, there was a particularly fishy one.
LA homeowners may soon have the right to own bees
Honeybee populations have taken a big hit due to Colony Collapse Disorder and a lack of food plants. Proponents for backyard beekeeping say their bees are vital.
Spreading the word: Obamacare is for Native Americans, too
Many Native Americans rely entirely on free care from the financially strapped Indian Health Service. Advocates say signing up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act can broaden their choices.
Kera and the Lesbians uses 'bi-polar folk' music to...
The band's name started as a joke, but front woman Kera Armendariz thought it was fitting for its unique folk sound and her androgynous look.
Idris Elba: Too black for Bond?
James Bond writer Anthony Horowitz called the actor ‘street.’ Was it really a comment about race?
Impatient: Could new legislation make health care better?
Navigating the health care system can be awful but several bills currently moving through Sacramento aim to make the experience a bit easier for patients.
If L.A. hosts the Olympics, what's to gain? Ask Atlanta
"The Olympics made people feel that that generation of civil leaders were up to the task of staging an incredibly complex event," says professor Harvey Newman.
70 years later, VJ Day still a vivid memory for veterans
On the 70th anniversary of VJ Day, veterans remember the official end of World War II.
California's fresh water system is in danger
It was just the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and here in California it's easy to think we could never see such devastation here... but it's possible.
Sports roundup: USC, UCLA football seasons kick off, movie...
College football hits the field this week, with rivals UCLA and USC both aiming to make a big mark on opening day.
As more adults pedal, their biking injuries and deaths...
Hospital admissions caused by bike injuries have more than doubled in the past 15 years across the country. One doctor thinks the "Lance Armstrong effect" could be a reason for the jump.
MOCA curator on artist Noah Davis: 'A little window is...
Artist Noah Davis died Saturday, the same day MOCA opened a 'storefront' featuring the first work he showed at his The Underground Museum.
Songwriter and producer Dam Funk: 'I stayed with the...
The Pasadena native says he's glad fans are rediscovering funk music as a legitimate genre and not "some Dave Chappelle, Rick James joke."
Update: Los Angeles will be US bid city for 2024 Olympics;...
The Council incorporated some financial oversight measures in its approval for L.A. to pursue being a host city for what would be its third Olympics
Black Violin mashes hip-hop and classical to break...
Kevin Marcus and Will Baptiste 'bridge the gap' of classical music and hip-hop and break down the stereotypes they face as African Americans playing violins.
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