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  • Occupy LA protesters want notice before eviction

    November 18, 2011 11:07 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - The city attorney's office says Occupy Los Angeles protesters want a temporary restraining order preventing police from dismantling an encampment around City Hall without notifying campers first. Chief Deputy City Attorney William Carter says the motion was filed Thursday. He tells the Los Angeles Timesthat... more »
  • Unions lend support to downtown LA stadium plan

    March 7, 2011 2:04 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Representatives of unions, community groups and minority-owned business organizations are lending their support to plans for an NFL stadium that sports and entertainment firm AEG wants to build in downtown Los Angeles. The groups said at a hearing on the proposal Monday that the project would provide... more »
  • LA stadium planners: new revenue would repay debt

    March 4, 2011 6:58 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) The planners of a downtown Los Angeles NFL stadium say they want to use new city revenue from the venue to pay off debt incurred as part of the project, but that the public would still benefit financially from the deal. The executives with sports and entertainment... more »
  • Liz Taylor remains hospitalized for heart failure

    February 13, 2011 6:03 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Elizabeth Taylor's spokeswoman says the Oscar-winning actress is likely to spend another few days in a Los Angeles hospital while being treated for congestive heart failure. Sally Morrison said Sunday that Taylor is resting comfortably and is receiving family and friends in her room at... more »
  • Los Angeles priest removed for affair 40 years ago

    February 13, 2011 5:55 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Catholic priest who admitted having a sexual relationship with a high school girl more than 40 years ago was removed his position, and a high-ranking official who oversaw the background checks of priests resigned. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles announced Friday that... more »
  • Authorities identify 4 men shot in LA backyard

    February 13, 2011 4:45 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities have released the names of four family members killed in a Los Angeles backyard in what investigators believe was a gang-related shooting. County coroner's officials say brothers Luis Jimenez , Angel Jimenez , and Anthony Jimenez, and their cousin Martin Haro died in the... more »
  • LA Council forms committee to work on stadium plan

    February 9, 2011 4:19 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles City Council has voted to create a special committee tasked with reviewing issues related to a downtown NFL stadium proposed by sports and entertainment company AEG. The officials voted unanimously Wednesday to form the ad hoc panel made up of councilmembers. The committee is... more »
  • Man dies in trench collapse in Los Angeles

    February 8, 2011 11:13 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A construction worker has died in a trench collapse at a construction site in the Studio City neighborhood of Los Angeles. Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey said the man was working in the trench alone with hand tools when it gave way Tuesday... more »
  • Councilman's motion opposes break for LA stadium

    February 8, 2011 5:42 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) A Los Angeles City Councilman has introduced a motion that would oppose any efforts by the developer of a downtown NFL stadium to seek relief from the state's environmental review process. Councilman Paul Krekorian said Tuesday that protecting the 64,000-seat venue proposed by entertainment company AEG from... more »
  • LA officials approve first steps toward NFL plan

    February 2, 2011 5:39 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Los Angeles City Council members have voted to form a working group to hold discussions with the developers behind a proposed downtown pro football stadium and to order an independent report on the plan's financial details. Wednesday's action was the full council's first vote on entertainment company... more »
  • Ceremony held in Los Angeles to remember fitness legend Jack LaLanne

    February 1, 2011 8:54 PM

    Just a week after fitness legend Jack LaLanne passed away at his home in Morro Bay, hundreds of people gathered remember the 96-year-old at Forest Lawn in Los Angeles. It was a final tribute to a man many say was simply superhuman. Jack LaLanne inspired millions of people around the... more »
  • Source: Naming deal reached for planned LA stadium

    February 1, 2011 3:36 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) A stadium deal worth up to $1 billion could make Los Angeles more alluring to an NFL team. An entertainment company proposing a stadium in the city's downtown has reached a naming rights deal with Farmers Insurance. A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press... more »
  • Naming deal reached for proposed LA stadium

    February 1, 2011 3:36 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) A proposed NFL stadium in downtown Los Angeles would be called Farmers Field under a 30-year naming-rights deal between developer AEG and Farmers Insurance Exchange. The companies announced the agreement in a joint statement Tuesday in advance of a press conference. Terms of the pact were not... more »
  • AEG pitches NFL stadium to LA City Council panel

    January 19, 2011 1:59 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) AEG chief executive Tim Leiweke has made his first official sales pitch to City Council members for the NFL stadium the company wants to build in downtown Los Angeles. Leiweke vowed at a council committee hearing Wednesday that the company would pick up the entire expected $1... more »
  • Baby daughter dies while parents fought in LA

    January 16, 2011 4:20 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies are looking for a 20-year-old man who allegedly killed his baby daughter during a fight with his wife. Capt. Mike Parker says the 10-month-old girl died Saturday after suffering unspecified "blunt force trauma." Jose Deras fled following the confrontation... more »
  • LA group leader says he sees an NFL return soon

    January 12, 2011 5:46 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The front man for one of two Los Angeles-area groups trying to bring the NFL back to the nation's second-largest market believes the city will soon get a team. First, the league must resolve the labor issue with the players and their union. AEG president and CEO Tim... more »
  • Querrey defends Farmers Classic title in LA

    August 1, 2010 4:56 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Sam Querrey fought off a match point in the second set and went on to beat Andy Murray 5-7, 7-6 (7), 6-3 in the Farmers Classic final. Querrey successfully defended the title he won last year in his hometown tournament. He became the first player to repeat... more »
  • Bryan brothers earn record 62nd doubles title

    July 31, 2010 8:10 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Bob and Mike Bryan have won their record 62nd career doubles title on the ATP Tour. The twin brothers defeated American Eric Butorac and Jean-Julien Rojer of Netherlands Antilles 6-7 (8-6), 6-2 (10-7) Sunday in the Farmers Classic, the Bryans' 100th career final. They had been tied... more »
  • Querrey reaches Farmers Classic final in LA

    July 31, 2010 8:10 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Sam Querrey has defeated Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia 6-7 (7), 7-6 (7), 6-4 to reach the Farmers Classic final for the second consecutive year. Querrey needed 2 hours and 47 minutes to put away Tipsarevic on Saturday at the Los Angeles Tennis Center on the UCLA campus.... more »
  • Lopez, Falla win 2nd-round matches in Los Angeles

    July 29, 2010 8:13 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Fourth-seeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain has defeated Dudi Sela of Israel 7-6 (7), 6-4 in second-round play at the Farmers Classic. No. 5 seed Ernests Gulbis of Latvia wasn't so lucky. He lost to Alejandro Falla of Colombia 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (10) on Thursday. Top-seeded Andy Murray... more »
  • Bryan brothers to open bid for record 62nd title

    July 28, 2010 8:48 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Sixth-seeded Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia beat qualifier Somdev Devvarman of India 7-6 (11), 6-2 in second-round play at the Farmers Classic. Tipsarevic improved to 2-0 against Devvarman, who missed a chance to break into the ATP Tour's top 100 for the first time with a victory Wednesday.... more »
  • Bryan brothers to open bid for record 62nd title

    July 28, 2010 8:48 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Sixth-seeded Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia beat qualifier Somdev Devvarman of India 7-6 (11), 6-2 in second-round play at the Farmers Classic. Tipsarevic improved to 2-0 against Devvarman, who missed a chance to break into the ATP Tour's top 100 for the first time with a victory Wednesday.... more »
  • Blake rolls over Mayer in first round match

    July 27, 2010 9:15 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) James Blake, still sharpening his game after missing over two months with a right knee injury, rolled to a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Leonardo Mayer of Argentina on Tuesday night in a first-round match at the Farmers Classic. Blake, once No. 4 in the world and now... more »
  • Gulbis, Schuettler open with wins at LA

    July 26, 2010 8:44 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Ernests Gulbis and Rainer Schuettler won their opening matches in the Farmers Classic tennis tournament on Monday. Gulbis, at 21 the youngest player in the 28-man field, was a 7-5, 7-5 winner over 22-year-old Lukas Lacko of Slovakia, and Schuettler, at 34 the oldest player in the... more »
  • ATP event in Los Angeles gets new name

    May 26, 2010 1:25 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) The ATP men's tennis tournament in Los Angeles is getting a new name. The 84th edition of the tournament to be played July 26-Aug. 1 on UCLA's campus will be called the Farmers Classic. The Farmers Insurance Group is moving up from presenting sponsor to title sponsor... more »
  • LA City Council votes to cut 761 jobs

    May 18, 2010 1:51 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles City Council has voted to cut 761 jobs while continuing to seek concessions from the city employees' unions. The council voted 11-4 Monday to cut childcare workers' positions, shorten library hours, increase the cost of parking tickets and institute 26 furlough days... more »
  • Peaceful protests outside Staples Center

    May 18, 2010 1:21 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police say several dozen people waving signs and American flags gathered outside Staples Center before the Lakers-Phoenix Suns game in a protest over Lakers coach Phil Jackson's refusal to criticize Arizona's new anti-immigration law. Officer Karen Rayner says the Monday night protest was... more »
  • Suspect leads police on pursuit from LA to Kern County

    May 8, 2010 2:40 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say an assault suspect is in custody after leading police on a high-speed pursuit that began in South Los Angeles and ended in Kern County, more than 80 miles away. Los Angeles police Officer Rosario Herrera says the chase began about 9:15 p.m. when police... more »
  • LA administrators approve shortened school year

    April 21, 2010 2:48 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Administrators have overwhelming approved an agreement with the Los Angeles Unified School District that would shorten the school year this year and next. Associated Administrators of Los Angeles released the results Tuesday. The AALA says administrators voted to shave five days off the 2009-2010 school... more »
  • Man arrested in North Hollywood synagogue shooting

    April 15, 2010 7:39 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities have arrested a man in connection with last year's shooting at a North Hollywood synagogue. The Los Angeles Police Department said 37-year-old Christopher Littlejohn was arrested Thursday in Beverly Hills on suspicion of assault stemming from an incident unrelated to the shooting. Police spokesman... more »
  • 5 dead in crash on rain-slicked Calif. freeway

    April 12, 2010 12:05 PM

    SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) - The California Highway Patrol has reopened southbound Interstate 5 north of Los Angeles after a rainy crash that killed four juveniles and one man. Officer John Lutz says a man died after his pickup overturned and struck the center divider on the rain-slick freeway... more »
  • United adds 6th daily flight to Los Angeles from San Luis Obispo

    March 31, 2010 4:58 PM

    San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport customers have another flight in which to choose. United Airlines has added a sixth daily flight to Los Angeles. The new flight first arrives in San Luis Obispo at 1:59p.m. Tuesday, April 6th and departs for Los Angeles again at 2:23p.m. Airport... more »
  • LAPD chief, district attorney defend crime exhibit

    March 4, 2010 2:43 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles police chief and district attorney have released a letter defending their exhibit of evidence from famous crimes. The letter was issued Friday after the son of Robert F. Kennedy denounced them in a Los Angeles Times op-ed piece for planning to show... more »
  • Coroner: Pneumonia, drugs killed Brittany Murphy

    February 4, 2010 12:58 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles County coroner says actress Brittany Murphy died from pneumonia but prescription drug intoxication was also a factor. The coroner released its results Thursday. Spokesman Craig Harvey says the primary cause of Murphy's death was pneumonia, with secondary factors of iron-deficiency anemia and multiple... more »
  • Authorities watching hillsides during rain

    January 26, 2010 11:34 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities are watching the hillsides in foothill communities as a new storm heads into Southern California. National Weather Service meteorologist Bonnie Bartling says a weak, cold storm front will arrive by early Tuesday afternoon but will only drop around a quarter-inch to an inch of rain.... more »
  • LA mayor calls for more airport scanners, dogs

    January 5, 2010 4:16 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is calling for federal officials to mandate more body-imaging scanners and bomb-sniffing dogs at U.S. airports. Villaraigosa's comments Tuesday at Los Angeles International Airport come more than a week after a passenger attempted to set off an explosive on an international... more »
  • Actress Brittany Murphy dead at 32

    December 20, 2009 5:06 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles hospital spokeswoman says actress Brittany Murphy has died. She was 32. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Spokeswoman Sally Stewart says Murphy died at 10:04 a.m. Sunday. She would not provide a cause of death, or any other information. Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Devon... more »
  • Fitness guru & Morro Bay resident Jack LaLanne recovering after surgery

    December 16, 2009 11:41 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Fitness pioneer Jack LaLanne is recovering from heart valve surgery at his home in Morro Bay. LaLanne's publicist, Ariel Hankin, said Tuesday that the 95-year-old underwent the procedure at a Los Angeles hospital on December 8. Hankin says that before the surgery LaLanne told... more »
  • Man dies after being dragged behind vehicle

    December 14, 2009 10:48 AM

    BELL, Calif. (AP) - A 32-year-old man is under arrest after authorities say he drove into two men southeast of Los Angeles, injuring one and killing the other after dragging him under the car. The Sheriff's Department says in a statement that Miguel Penayo was in a crash Sunday... more »
  • L.A. council to revisit medical marijuana ordinance

    December 8, 2009 10:51 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A medical marijuana ordinance is being considered this morning by the Los Angeles City Council. The proposed law could shutter many of the hundreds of dispensaries that have cropped up. Council members last month hammered out some guidelines for the ordinance that included capping the... more »
  • Los Angeles gearing up for wave of electric vehicles

    December 2, 2009 7:29 PM

    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa says Los Angeles is getting ready for an expected wave of electric vehicles. The city and a network of partners plan to upgrade 400 existing charging stations around the region and add 100 more. Speaking Tuesday before the start of the L.A. Auto Show, the mayor... more »
  • LA council to consider medical marijuana ordinance

    November 24, 2009 12:06 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles City Council will consider provisions to a proposed medical marijuana ordinance they have struggled with for two years. Various council members have made suggestions for the ordinance they plan to review at their meeting Tuesday. Among the possibilities are capping the number of... more »

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