1st of 3 New Chain Stores Open Today

LARCHMONT VILLAGE—Two national beauty supply stores and a new bakery will soon be opening on Larchmont Boulevard, according to the Larchmont Village Business Improvement District (LVBID). Bluemercury, a chain of beauty products owned by Macy’s,...

City to Begin Enforcing Encampment Ordinance

(LOS ANGELES) Teams of police officers, outreach workers and city sanitation workers are ready to respond to complaints about homeless encampments around Los Angeles, city leaders and law enforcement officials announced today. The Homeless...

Yoga Teacher Named Outstanding Citizen

MID-WILSHIRE—The Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council bestowed their Outstanding Citizen Award to yoga teacher Jess Carter. In a ceremony at the organization’s meeting on September 14th, Carter was recognized for her work as a volunteer...

CORRECTION: Counterfeit City Signs Removed

An earlier version of this story indicated that the Los Angeles Police Dept. and the Los Angeles Dept. of Transportation were alerted about the fake signs on 5th Street and had the signs removed....

Frustrated Highland Avenue Residents Demand Action

MID-WILSHIRE—Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu promised, at a town hall meeting Wednesday night, to have a report in 90 days that will analyze the problems and suggest possible solutions for the traffic issues...

New City Council Document Policy the First in Decades

The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved today what appears to be the first formal policy in decades for keeping and destroying documents and records by city councilmembers. The so-called “retention schedules” map out...

City Agency to Release Contents of LaBonge Computers

The city’s Information Technology Agency will be turning over documents from the computer hard drives of former Los Angeles City Councilmember Tom LaBonge and his staff next week to current councilmember David Ryu, according...

[HOUSE AND HOLMES] Here’s to the Man in the Mirror

Bathrooms in 1920s era homes are half the size of contemporary lavatories—they have fewer electrical outlets, the lighting is either “torches” or a single overhead light (neither of which are good for make-up according...