Los Angeles

A shooting broke out early Thursday at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita. Two students have died: a 14-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl. Several others have been injured.

from Greater LA

A controversial visa program that lets wealthy foreign investors earn a fast-track to permanent U.S. residency is about to get more expensive.

from Greater LA

Trader Joe’s has made itself an iconic California business by proving that less can be more.

Not your average Joe

Trader Joe’s has made itself an iconic California business by proving that less can be more.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

This week, we look at an art show about the romance and challenges of fatherhood, paintings with digital influences, and a retail pop-up store  in a gallery.

Art Insider Nov. 14: Romance of fatherhood, digitally-influenced paintings, and more

This week, we look at an art show about the romance and challenges of fatherhood, paintings with digital influences, and a retail pop-up store  in a gallery.

from Arts & Culture Stories

Longtime businesses in Little Tokyo are facing gentrification. They worry they’ll be priced out as downtown has revitalized, and rents are going up.

Can the Japanese community save Little Tokyo from gentrification?

Longtime businesses in Little Tokyo are facing gentrification. They worry they’ll be priced out as downtown has revitalized, and rents are going up.

from Greater LA

Nine USC students have died since school started in late August. While campus officials haven’t disclosed the causes behind all of deaths, three have been attributed to suicide.

Tainted drugs may be the cause of some USC student deaths

Nine USC students have died since school started in late August. While campus officials haven’t disclosed the causes behind all of deaths, three have been attributed to suicide.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Trump administration wants to end President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which allows young people who were illegally brought to the U.S.

How Angelenos feel about the Supreme Court’s looming DACA decision

The Trump administration wants to end President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which allows young people who were illegally brought to the U.S.

from Greater LA

Recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals have been living in limbo for a long time.

The mental stresses DACA recipients may endure

Recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals have been living in limbo for a long time.

from Greater LA

Mike Birbiglia never really wanted a kid.

Comedian Mike Birbiglia on feeling lost, isolated, and reluctant when it comes to fatherhood

Mike Birbiglia never really wanted a kid.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Gomez has been archbishop of Los Angeles, the largest Roman Catholic diocese in the U.S., for most of the past decade. He has been vice president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops since 2016.

U.S. Catholic Bishops elect their first Latino president: Archbishop José Gomez

Gomez has been archbishop of Los Angeles, the largest Roman Catholic diocese in the U.S., for most of the past decade. He has been vice president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops since 2016.

from NPR

Some fans' love for Morrissey is wavering after the musician made questionable statements about race, such as “everyone ultimately prefers their own race.”

Morrissey’s politics divide his LA fan base

Some fans' love for Morrissey is wavering after the musician made questionable statements about race, such as “everyone ultimately prefers their own race.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Civility, compassion, kindness. Is there a shortage of these today, particularly in public life? Jenifer and Matthew Harris seem to think so.

UCLA launches new institute to study kindness

Civility, compassion, kindness. Is there a shortage of these today, particularly in public life? Jenifer and Matthew Harris seem to think so.

from Greater LA

Compared to today’s Hollywood of glitzy malls and high-priced condos, Hollywood in the 80s and 90s was a more raw, seedy place.

Chronicling LA's drug dens and punk rock music of the '80s and '90s

Compared to today’s Hollywood of glitzy malls and high-priced condos, Hollywood in the 80s and 90s was a more raw, seedy place.

from Greater LA

The birth of a child is a beautiful, messy, painful, confusing, exhilarating and life-changing experience. It's also a private one.

Photographing childbirth: growing trend in LA for new parents

The birth of a child is a beautiful, messy, painful, confusing, exhilarating and life-changing experience. It's also a private one.

from Greater LA

California isn't known as much for its apples as its citrus, but there are still plenty of great apples to be found at the Santa Monica Farmers Market.

Sweet, crisp apples abound at the Santa Monica Farmers Market

California isn't known as much for its apples as its citrus, but there are still plenty of great apples to be found at the Santa Monica Farmers Market.

from Good Food

LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison recently took a trip to a Glendale strip mall, where behind darkened glass, there’s a  restaurant serving up a hybrid menu of Armenian and…

Bill Addison gets his khachapuri and khinkali fix in Glendale

LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison recently took a trip to a Glendale strip mall, where behind darkened glass, there’s a restaurant serving up a hybrid menu of Armenian and…

from Good Food

Dozens of fired employees protested in front of the now-shuttered Marciano Art Foundation on Friday.

Protests follow Marciano Art Foundation’s closure, employees cite discrimination

Dozens of fired employees protested in front of the now-shuttered Marciano Art Foundation on Friday.

from KCRW Features

Christopher Lloyd Dennis died this week in the San Fernando Valley. He was one of the first people on Hollywood Blvd.

Remembering Christopher Dennis, who played Superman on the Walk of Fame

Christopher Lloyd Dennis died this week in the San Fernando Valley. He was one of the first people on Hollywood Blvd.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This year, more than 1,100 firefighters were on the ground tackling the recent Getty Fire in West LA at its peak.

Inside the job of an LA firefighter: ‘First responders are human too’

This year, more than 1,100 firefighters were on the ground tackling the recent Getty Fire in West LA at its peak.

from Greater LA

Earlier this week, authorities confiscated $1.5 billion worth of illegal cannabis in the state.

Can Weedmaps stay in business by highlighting only legal shops?

Earlier this week, authorities confiscated $1.5 billion worth of illegal cannabis in the state.

from Greater LA