O.J. Judge Lance Ito Backs O.J. Prosecutor Christopher Darden for L.A. Superior Court
Before going full circle in this meta O.J. moment, Darden and Ito previously worked together as prosecutors in the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, in what was then known as the Hardcore Gang Division.
Ramona Gardens Projects Planted 250 Trees to Offset the 10 Freeway’s Pollution
A robust grove of trees and plants could help offset the effects of that pollution, a new study concluded, validating what residents long believed.
Where To Eat This Weekend: Oaxacan Pollo Asado, Turkish Shawarma, Diwali Parties, and Tokyo Fried Chicken in DTLA
A new carnitas contender in East L.A. is claiming to be "the best in Los Angeles" Plus, Monterey Park's famed Tokyo Fried Chicken opens a location in downtown L.A. to serve their juicy, ponzu-slathered fried chicken and Southern-meets-Japanese side dishes.
LAPD SWAT Deploys Robot Police Dog During Standoff With Man Sleeping Next to BB Gun
Early media reports and a tweet from the LAPD suggested that the man on the bus had a “firearm” at his feet. However, this afternoon, an LAPD spokesperson confirmed with L.A. TACO that only a “BB gun” was recovered from the scene.
Cudahy Becomes the First Los Angeles City to Stand in Solidarity With Palestine
“The City of Cudahy takes seriously the entreaty of 'Never Again,' and that the historical memory of the Holocaust means fighting ethnic cleansing and apartheid everywhere,” the city council continued.
No Arrests Made In Death of 69-Year-Old Jewish Man Who Died After Dueling Protests In Thousand Oaks
Ventura County Medical Examiner Dr. Christopher Young told reporters that 69-year-old Paul Kessler had injuries to his head and facial area, including non-lethal bruising on the left side of his face that would be consistent with being struck.
Three of the Most Venerated Names in California Punk Played an O.C. Punk Festival This Weekend
Punk in the Park in Orange County is southern California's most exciting punk festival since Warped Tour.
Video: Veteran LAPD Officer Chokes Handcuffed R&B Producer After He Spits At Him During Mental Health Crisis
Body-worn camera footage captured LAPD Officer Oswaldo Pedemonte choking a suicidal music producer who was handcuffed to a gurney in North Hollywood last month, after the producer appeared to spit in the officer’s direction.
L.A. City Council Members Seek To Remove ‘No Street-Vending’ Zones on Hollywood Walk of Fame With New Motion
“The no-vending zone on Hollywood Boulevard targets immigrant street vendors who work so hard to provide for their families... the exact people we should be trying to support," said L.A. City Council Member Hugo Soto-Martínez, a son of street vendors. Still, for some, the motion may fall short.