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UCLA Gymnastics Assistant Jordyn Wieber Makes Victim Impact Statement Against Nassar

January 19, 2018 at 12:29 pm
Wieber publicly spoke about being abused by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar for the first time this morning. Just two weeks ago, UCLA Gymnastics assistant coachJordyn Wieber was coaching the UCLA Gymnastics team at Pauley Pavilion in an unusual situation. Bruin head coach Valerie Kondos-Field, aka Miss Val, was missing. She missed that night’s ... More

L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck announces early retirement, ending 8-year tenure as head of the LAPD

January 19, 2018 at 12:27 pm
Charlie Beck, the son of a police officer whose own career with the Los Angeles Police Department spanned four decades, announced Friday that he will retire early, ending an eight-year tenure as police chief before finishing out the remainder of his second term. Beck made the abrupt announcement during a press conference Friday with Mayor ... More

“Summer Camp Supper Club” Style in Silver Lake — House Tour

January 18, 2018 at 2:43 pm
With the constant sunny Los Angeles weather, Drew Vuong wanted to incorporate his love of outdoors and patio living in the inside of his home. He has created a great space for entertaining, leisure, and displaying his favorite artwork both personal and collected. He believes the most essential part of designing a home is to ... More

The 21 Most Anticipated Los Angeles Restaurant Openings, Early 2018

January 18, 2018 at 2:11 pm
2018 is already shaping up to be another incredible year for Los Angeles’s restaurant scene. Big-named players from across the globe (and right here at home) have been working furiously to bring their projects to life in the first half of the new year, whether they be located along the far reaches of Chinatown near ... More

Malibu Home In Danger Of Sliding Downhill

January 17, 2018 at 7:57 pm
A Malibu mudslide is occurring at the base of a three-story home. Part of a backyard fence has already crumbled, with the sliding terrain reaching the rear of the home in the 2800 block of Hume Road, although the house itself has not yet slid. More

Silver Lake Thai restaurant once showcased by Jonathan Gold shutting down

January 17, 2018 at 9:22 am
SILVER LAKE — Mae Ploy, a neighborhood Thai restaurant that once won praise from influential restaurant critic Jonathan Gold,  is preparing to close its doors at the end of the month after more than a quarter century of serving up noodles, curries, spicy soups and other favorites. A notice posted on the front door of ... More

Gunfire erupts outside upscale WeHo hotel

January 16, 2018 at 9:52 pm
Authorities were investigating a shooting Tuesday evening outside an upscale West Hollywood hotel on the Sunset Strip. The gunfire erupted about 8:25 p.m. outside the Mondrian Los Angeles Hotel. No injuries were reported, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Sgt. Michael Yocum. The gunman fled in a silver compact car. It’s unclear if he was a ... More

Gluten-free diet not recommended for everyone

January 16, 2018 at 9:51 pm
For those who don’t have serious health concerns, a gluten-free diet can do more harm than good, some experts say. More

LA Man Charged With Murder Of Transgender Woman

January 16, 2018 at 9:50 pm
A Los Angeles man accused of fatally stabbing a 33-year-old trangender woman he met online and then setting her Pico-Union apartment on fire was charged today with murder, attempted robbery and arson charges that could result in the death penalty if he’s convicted. Kevyn Ramirez, 29, of Los Angeles, is charged in the death of Victoria ... More

Cost Climbs By $2.8 Billion For California Bullet Train

January 16, 2018 at 6:27 pm
Officials increased the cost estimate for the first phase of California’s high speed rail project by 35 percent on Tuesday, to $10.6 billion. That would put the entire cost of the train from San Francisco to Los Angeles at roughly $67 billion, although officials said they hope to recover the newly announced costs later. “Our ... More

Time’s Up for James Franco on Sunset Blvd.

January 16, 2018 at 2:08 pm
James Franco‘s art and life are getting uncomfortably close … ’cause the Time’s Up movement is breathing down his neck on Sunset Blvd. A new billboard recently went up in Hollywood for Franco’s movie, “The Disaster Artist” — which sits just in front of a Time’s Up billboard no more than 100 yards away. Unclear ... More