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Learning Los Angeles: Aaron Paley Founder of CicLAvia, "I'm So Excited About Living Here!"

Cathy Weiss | Posted 03.28.2014 | Los Angeles
Cathy Weiss

Aaron Paley of CicLAvia is a San Fernando Valley kid who knew there was more to LA than his suburban neighborhood. He grew up organizing family festi...

Five Things You Should Know About Me

Sandra Fluke | Posted 02.26.2014 | Los Angeles
Sandra Fluke

Some folks may know only what national media has highlighted about my work. I've already begun meeting directly with voters throughout this district, but in case we haven't gotten to meet in person yet, here's some of what I'd tell you.

Small Business Ethics: A Deeper Look at Saving Culver Ice

Elana Joelle Hendler | Posted 03.17.2014 | Los Angeles
Elana Joelle Hendler

It's rare to find a progressive city in tears about the arrival of a new business with a focus on bringing physical fitness to the community.

Civil Court Crunch Creates Winners, Losers

Sara Warner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Sara Warner

California, in general, and Los Angeles County, in particular, have become favorites among those "forum shopping" -- a term often used for lawyers naturally searching for a court that favors their case.

A Jock in Hollywood: The Canyon

Tony Cavalero | Posted 10.10.2013 | Comedy
Tony Cavalero

I need to blow off some steam and where better to head than to LA's hottest FREE hotspot, Runyon Canyon? It's LA's equivalent to Everest's base camp: a smorgasbord of dogs, celebs, trannies, sweaty shirtless bods, gangsters, strollers, and every cliché LA has to offer.

To Live and Try in L.A.

Howard Jordan Jr. | Posted 05.19.2013 | New York
Howard Jordan Jr.

In Los Angeles people pray that, one day, they will be discovered. In New York City, people pray they never are.

Six Picks for This Week From The Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 05.12.2013 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

From March Madness and the Asics L.A. Marathon to three remarkably stimulating visual painting, photography and fashion shows, this upcoming weekend is a great chance to celebrate the multifaceted perks of being an Angeleno.

Black Friday Reminds Us How to Get L.A. 'Into the Black'

Eric Garcetti | Posted 01.25.2013 | Los Angeles
Eric Garcetti

Black Friday may have just passed, but I wish Los Angeles were seeing more green today. The solution to our city's budget shortfall is not to tax or cut, but to grow our economy. That's why I'm leading the charge to eliminate Los Angeles' gross-receipts tax on businesses.

Occupy L.A. Meets Small Town Downtown Los Angeles on May Day

Brady Westwater | Posted 07.03.2012 | Los Angeles
Brady Westwater

After an early morning with no emergency vehicle sirens or overhead helicopters, I realized I didn't know when or where the planned Occupy LA May Day demonstrations were taking place.

WATCH: Giambi's 3-Run Homer Lifts Rockies Over Dodgers In 9th

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 05.03.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Standing in the on-deck circle and with first base open, Carlos Gonzalez briefly wondered if the Los Angeles Dodgers would pitch around pinc...

L.A. Sorry For Role In Deportation Of Two Million Mexican-Americans

Posted 02.23.2012 | Latino Voices

Anti-immigrant rhetoric like the one displayed by different presidential candidates these days is not new to our country. Decades ago, it was worse. B...

Choreographer For 'So You Think You Can Dance' Sentenced For Rape

AP | Posted 03.29.2012 | Crime

LOS ANGELES — A salsa dance instructor who worked on the TV show "So You Think You Can Dance" has been sentenced in Los Angeles to 10 years in p...

Rock and Roll Never Dies... Not Even With Death and Taxes in L.A.! (PHOTOS)

Alexandra Holzer | Posted 03.07.2012 | Los Angeles
Alexandra Holzer

"Death and Taxes" is not a mere statement. No. This Death and Taxes is actually a Los Angeles-based heavy metal band.

Obama Mingles With Stars At Hollywood Fundraisers

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 12.24.2011 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — Actor Will Smith and basketball standout Earvin "Magic" Johnson for dinner and Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas for post-meal...

Grandmas For Hire: L.A.-Based Childcare Firm Offers New Career For Mature Women

Posted 10.12.2011 | Fifty

Women of a certain age who are struggling to find work now have a new option, as a Los Angeles-based employment agency is offering what some are calli...

Occupy L.A. Supporters Peaceful And Determined

Turnstyle | Posted 12.06.2011 | Los Angeles
Turnstyle

Originally published on Turnstylenews.com, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

The Future of the Golden State

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 11.01.2011 | Latino Voices
Antonio Villaraigosa

Investing in jobs and education are the keys to securing prosperity and opportunity for Californians and for all Americans. Latinos are and will remain a core part of the plan to a brighter future.

LAPD Visits Artist Over Painting; Asks If He Is A 'Terrorist'

Posted 10.29.2011 | Arts

Los Angeles-based artist Alex Schaefer, 41, recently learned just how problematic it can be to have your work misinterpreted. A painting of his, whic...

June Wayne Dead At 93

latimes.com | Posted 10.24.2011 | Arts

June Wayne, an important figure of the California art scene for many years, died Tuesday at her home in Los Angeles after a long illness, according to...

Safety Changes Planned For L.A. Art Walk After Tragic Accident

latimes.com | Kate Mather, Los Angeles Times | Posted 10.05.2011 | Arts

After the death of a 2-month-old boy last month, a new City Council-approved task force is looking at safety issues surrounding the Downtown Los Angel...

The Laurel Canyon Goats Are Leaving!

Jonathan Handel | Posted 09.24.2011 | Los Angeles
Jonathan Handel

There comes a point in everyone's life when it's time to gather one's herd and leave the hustle and bustle of the big city. For Elaine and Michael Fr...

Neon Americana Based On 7 Deadly Sins

Posted 09.14.2011 | Arts

Artist and fashion editor Amanda Eliasch's neon signs, which are inspired by the seven deadly sins, are a tongue-in-cheek look at Hollywood culture. T...

Actor Aaron Eckhart Gets Militant About Battle: Los Angeles -- Now on DVD

Brad Balfour | Posted 08.14.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

"It took me a long time to get over the movie," Eckhart said. "I'm ready for the sequel. I wear khakis, keep my hair short, and stay by the phone."

Lindsay Lohan Quickly Released From Jail

AP | By ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 06.22.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- Lindsay Lohan was released from a Los Angeles County jail Friday night, just hours after she was sentenced to 120 days for violating he...

WATCH: Jamie Oliver's 'Food Revolution' Season 2 Preview, Premiering Tonight

Posted 06.12.2011 | Food

Season 2 of Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution premieres Tuesday night at 8pm on ABC and from the looks of it, Oliver hasn't had an easy time convincing t...