LA mayoral race: Where candidates stand on crime and homelessness

Who will take over the mayor’s office at LA City Hall? The mayoral race is heating up as candidates participated in their first live TV debate on February 22. Photo by Shutterstock.

LAPD budgeting, crime, and homelessness took center stage during the first live TV debate in the race for LA’s next mayor.

LA District Attorney George Gascon is facing another recall attempt. His opponents have raised nearly $2 million, and the union representing rank-and-file deputy attorneys have voted to support the recall.

Dr. Paul Farmer, known for personally delivering medical care to impoverished people, died on Monday at age 62.

The story of Cyrano de Bergerac is now re-envisioned as a musical with Peter Dinklage as the lead, and instead of a big nose, his stature is what keeps him from love.

Hank the Tank, a 500-pound bear, is terrorizing South Lake Tahoe. He’s broken into 28 houses so far and loves human food.