LAPD Officer Could Face Charges For Off-Duty Scrum With Teens

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

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The Los Angeles police union is defending an officer for firing his gun in a scuffle with kids while video of the incident raises questions.

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Recreational Marijuana Laws Under Threat From Justice Department

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

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White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said that states with recreational marijuana laws may face greater scrutiny from the department.

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Highland Park mural needs a $20,000 touch-up

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

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HIGHLAND PARK — One of the biggest murals in the neighborhood help, according to LA Weekly. Mexico Tenochtitlan: A Sequence of Time and Culture at the corner of Avenue 61 and North Figueroa Street —...

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On the Market: Boyle Heights 5-unit; East L.A Traditional; Glassell Park 3-bedroom

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

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Around 50 single-family homes, condos and other properties went up for sale on the Eastside during the last week. Here’s a sample of what’s new on the market: Boyle Heights: Five units on...

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President Trump: Deportations Are A ‘Military Operation’

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

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Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly appeared to disagree with the president's characterization.

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Person dies near Silver Lake freeway onramp

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

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The Silver Lake Boulevard onramp to the southbound 101 Freeway was shut down last night as officials investigated the death a person who lived in a homeless encampment, according to the California...

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Millie’s in Silver Lake changes size and customers – but remains the same

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

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SILVER LAKE— An influx of European tourists is one of the reasons that prompted Millie’s Café to expand, LA Weekly reports. But the expansion didn’t stop Robert Babish – who has owned...

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Viewpoints & Ideas: Measure S Protects Affordable Housing for Eastsiders

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

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The election on March 7 is about bringing the power back to the people. We have seen a steady and constant dwindling of the power slipping out of the hands of the people into the hands of developers,...

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Everyone Is Doing It: Dov Charney renting room in Silver Lake mansion on Airbnb [updated]

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

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SILVER LAKE — American Apparel founder Dov Charney is working hard to make a comeback after losing control of his company. But, in order to finance his new endeavors and stay afloat, Charney is...

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President Trump On Golf: I’m The Best Golfer Of All Rich People

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

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Trump boasts of a hole-in-one in a meeting with business leaders.

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Highland Park’s historic Lummis Home left in limbo

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

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HIGHLAND PARK — It has been nearly 2-1/2 years since the city began negotiating with Occidental College about managing and restoring the Lummis Home, a city and state historic landmark built...

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Watch: Bucs’ Jameis Winston Advises Silence For Ladies

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

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Buccaneers’ quarterback Jameis Winston says he used "poor word choice" when telling girls to be "silent, polite, gentle."

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Maryland Zoo Reveals Name Of Baby Giraffe

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

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Meet the newest member of the Giraffe House at the zoo in Baltimore — by her official name.

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Councilman Cedillo defends record; running for Congress in the Trump era; vehicle break-in spree in Angeleno Heights

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

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MORNING REPORT: Council District 1 representative Gil Cedillo, who is running for re-election in the March 7 primary, defended his record in a Lincoln Heights candidate forum .... About half of the...

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Alan Colmes, Liberal Fox News Alum, Dies At 66

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

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Best known for his work on Fox News' "Hannity & Colmes," he was the progressive counterweight to his conservative co-host, Sean Hannity.

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Accuser Responds To Dennis Hastert’s Demand For ‘Hush Money’ Repayment

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

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The victim says the disgraced former House Speaker still owes him $1.8 million.

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Woman killed crossing El Sereno street

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

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El SERENO — A pedestrian was killed Wednesday evening after she was struck by a vehicle in the 5200 block of Alhambra Avenue, police said. There are conflicting reports about what happened....

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Video Of Off-Duty LAPD Officer Firing Gun In Scrum With Kids Triggers Protests

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

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Protests erupted after video surfaced of an off-duty officer firing his gun and wrestling with a 13-year-old, leading to the teen's arrest.

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Patch Morning Briefing: Trans Protections Stripped; ‘Earth-Like Planets’ Discovered; Standing Rock Burns

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

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Plus: Cop gives bad math advice; anniversary of historic photo; and a bit of news about Patch.

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Revised Immigration Ban Delayed, White House Says

Wed, Feb 22, 2017

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The Trump administration announced it would rescind the initial order after it faced obstacles in the courts.

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Did you see the double rainbow?

Wed, Feb 22, 2017

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Jen Stevens did and took a photo of it at about 5:30 pm from Monterey Hills looking toward Pasadena. “Sure was pretty,” said Stevens. Got a story, tip, question or photo to share? Submit...

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Man pleads in Dodger Stadium assault

Wed, Feb 22, 2017

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A 28-year-old man pleaded no contest today to punching a fan in the Dodger Stadium parking lot after the man’s mother got into an argument following the Dodgers-Mets playoff game in October...

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Supreme Court Blocks Execution Of Texas Death Row Inmate

Wed, Feb 22, 2017

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In a 6-2 ruling, the high court decreed that racial stereotyping has no place in death penalty cases.

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Mike Pence Helps Clean Up Vandalized Jewish Cemetery

Wed, Feb 22, 2017

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"There's no place in America for hatred, or acts of prejudice, violence or anti-Semitism," the vice president said.

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More Sexual Assault Charges Against Former USA Gymnastics Doc

Wed, Feb 22, 2017

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More than 60 women and girls have stepped forward to accuse the former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics physician.

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Vegans Plan Vigil For ‘Hero’ Bull Who Died In NYPD Custody

Wed, Feb 22, 2017

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"He did not die in vain, but as a hero fighting for freedom," vigil organizers say.

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“He helped introduce Chicano art to the world” — Exhibit honors the work and legacy of Frank Romero

Wed, Feb 22, 2017

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EL SERENO — Cal State LA’s Fine Arts Gallery presents an exhibition featuring five decades of paintings, neon art and ceramics created by legendary artist Frank Romero. Romero, who was enrolled...

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“We understand each other” — An Echo Park book club for those struggling with language

Wed, Feb 22, 2017

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ECHO PARK — As the the Aphasia Book Club settled into its regular Thursday afternoon meeting, it faced some language that could be offensive - in Etheridge Night’s poem, Feeling Fucked Up. But for...

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