New Settlement in Marlborough Case

LOS ANGELES–Two women who were sexually abused by their former English teacher at Marlborough School have settled what remained of a lawsuit in which they said he was hired despite complaints about his conduct...

Ryu Restricts “Rogue” Tour Buses

HOLLYWOOD HILLS—Tour bus operators may soon see tighter restrictions in Los Angeles if the city passes two September motions filed by Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu in response to growing complaints from residents...

Marlborough Sexual Abuse Case Settled

LOS ANGELES–A confidential settlement was reached in a lawsuit filed by a woman who alleged her former English teacher at a Hancock Park all-girls school sexually abused and impregnated her, but her case will...

Locals React to City’s Proposed $13K Appeals Fee Hike

LOS ANGELES—The possibility the city may raise the cost to file an appeal over its land-use decisions from $89 to $13,538—in order to recover its full cost to process such appeals, officials say—has raised...

City Settles Lawsuit Over LaBonge Doc Destruction

The city of Los Angeles settled a lawsuit September 20th filed by the First Amendment Coalition regarding the non-profit’s civil complaint that the city had illegally destroyed public records. As part of the settlement,...

Lucy’s El Adobe Cafe Heirs in Legal Battle

LOS ANGELES–The daughter of the late founders of the Hollywood landmark Lucy’s El Adobe Cafe alleges in court papers that her brother used their mother’s diminishing health and mental state to convince her to...

Bergins’ Boys

When the Los Angeles Rams take the field September 10th to kick off their second season back in the City of Angels, fans will be cheering all over town. However, the loudest roars will...

New Hollywood Plan Has Big Changes

After years without an update, a new community plan for Hollywood is in the works, which includes enforcing “mansionization” ordinances, creating a more pedestrian friendly stretch of Melrose Avenue between Highland Boulevard and Orlando...

Local Areas Outpacing City in Homeless Surge

Los Angeles City Council District 4 (CD4) outpaced the city in homeless population gains, according to data released in May by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. The district, which includes the communities of...