| Nov 27, 2010
I completely disagree with Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich's "no" vote on banning single-use plastic bags in the county and his reasons for doing so ("Not the proper time for a bag ban," Nov. 24).
He claims it puts an unfair burden on...
| Sep 21, 2010
| 5:52 PM
A New York man on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to crashing through a gate at Warner Bros. Studios on Friday afternoon with materials that could be used to make an explosive device.
Michael Rodriguez-Cintron, whose last name varies slightly in records from...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 5:16 PM
With the 20-year period for replacing all-wood-shingle roofs with less fire-prone material nearing its Aug. 14, 2012, deadline, 128 homes have yet to make the transition.
The drumbeat to shore up the last of the holdouts is expected to get louder as...
| May 17, 2011
| 2:47 PM
A proposal to close firefighting operations out of a West Burbank station for nine months will allow the fire department to meet its 5% spending cut, but Chief Ray Krakowski warned that emergency response times will be affected citywide.
Under the plan,...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 5:21 PM
Bob Hope Airport officials missed by millions when they estimated the costs of a proposed four-story transportation hub because of unrealistic expectations, last-minute design changes and unaddressed inflation concerns, according to contractors who sought...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Record dry conditions across California could create explosive wildfires at a time when the state should be rehydrating itself, experts warn.
Across California, vegetation that typically rehydrates with rain between December and April continues to...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 8:14 PM
Police evacuated employees and shoppers from a Michaels near City Hall Monday afternoon following a report of a bomb at the craft store, but no suspicious packages were found, and authorities believe the incident may have been a prank.
[Updated at 8:...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 12:42 PM
An unknown explosive device went off inside a mailbox on Tuesday night in La Cañada Flintridge, causing minor damage to a vehicle and destroying the mailbox, authorities said.
The explosion occurred in the 300 block of Noren Street, just north of Crown...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 12:27 PM
A woman prompted the evacuation of the lobby of Glendale police headquarters Saturday evening after bringing in three grenades she found in her late father's condominium.
The woman told police she was going through her father's belongings and clearing...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Even 12 years later, the events of Sept. 11, 2001, sear Americans' memories. In comments posted on latimes.com, people remember the tragic events of the day -- the moments, both good and bad, heroic and fearful, that are summed up by the numerals 9/11....
| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Ten Years Ago
La Cañada resident Madylin Sweeten, then 12, who played Ally Barone in the TV series “Everyone Loves Raymond,” joined her fellow cast members and producers in accepting an Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series during the...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:31 PM
A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s bomb squad removed a live grenade from a home garage today in La Crescenta, police said.
The homeowner discovered the WWII-era grenade in her garage in the 3500 block of Community Avenue about 10 a.m. and immediately...