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Clarence Avant, famed music executive, endorses Rick Caruso

Clarence Avant, the 91-year-old music-industry titan feted by Barack Obama, Quincy Jones and Clive Davis in the documentary “The Black Godfather,” has thrown his support

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LAPD SWAT officer says ‘happy hunting’ before fatal shooting

As members of the Los Angeles Police Department’s SWAT team prepared to confront an armed suspect who had holed up in a downtown apartment building

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Monkeypox: Why L.A. is watching out for this rare but potentially serious illness

An increase in the number of cases of monkeypox, a rare but potentially serious viral illness, in Europe and a single case in Massachusetts is

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Richard Riordan, L.A.’s last Republican mayor, endorses Rick Caruso

Former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan has endorsed developer Rick Caruso for mayor, according to a release Caruso’s campaign sent out Thursday. The last Republican

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Growing brush fire burns near the Grapevine east of 5 Freeway

Firefighters are battling a growing brush fire east of the 5 Freeway near the Grapevine. The Edmonston fire was about 500 acres and 10% contained

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With formula scarce, California moms are sharing breast milk

For Diana Granados, 29, the quest began with a callout on a popular Instagram page for new parents. “Do you have any formula to spare?”

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Column: Corruption scandal shows that in Anaheim politics, there are no angels

I arrived early to Tuesday’s Anaheim City Council meeting, expecting to find an overflow crowd wielding metaphorical pitchforks and torches. Evidently, so did the powers

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Critical fire conditions forecast for Northern California

Low humidity and gusty winds are coming to Northern California on Thursday and Friday, significantly elevating the fire risk in the region, according to forecasters.

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Garcetti wanted 9,735 cops. But L.A. won’t hit that target

The Los Angeles City Council scaled back Mayor Eric Garcetti’s spending plan for the Police Department on Wednesday, after receiving a report that said his

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Los Angeles average gas price leads the nation at a record-breaking $6.08

On Wednesday the average cost for a gallon of regular gas in Los Angeles reached $6.08, leaping 2.3 cents overnight and breaking a record set