The suspect who barricaded himself in a Trader Joe’s store in Silver Lake, Los Angeles, on Saturday after shooting his grandmother and waging a gun battle with police is in custody and has been identified, several news outlets have reported.
Hundreds marched to a detention center in Los Angeles to protest the separation of immigrant children from their families—and people inside responded.
Two women were arrested on Tuesday after one of them threw what she said were her niece’s ashes at Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck as part of a protest.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have hand-delivered audit notices to some 120 businesses in Southern California, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday, requiring them to “show the government detailed records of who works there and evidence they are authorized to work.”
A woman who came forward to accuse a Southern California assemblyman of harassment filed fundraising papers this week to launch her run for the district seat he vacated.
On Wednesday, nine of 13 editorial staffers at LA Weekly were fired after the publication’s parent company had finalized its sale to a new owner. Such mass cullings are depressingly familiar in media. But this bloodbath stands out because no one knows who exactly the new owner is.
More than 50 years ago, Los Angeles built Dodger Stadium as a permanent home for the Los Angeles Dodgers. But the world-famous ballpark didn’t just appear of out thin air. Dodger Stadium sits on what was once known as Chavez Ravine, a largely Mexican American neighborhood whose residents were forcibly removed from the…
MAYWOOD, Ca.—Iván Ceja landed at the Los Angeles International Airport at 11:30 p.m. Sunday night. A friend picked him up and they drove toward the California-Arizona state line to deliver 30 checks that would cover the DACA renewal fees for 30 applicants. At around 4 a.m. on Monday, Ceja met with immigrant rights…
Los Angeles just became the latest—and largest—city in the country to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous People’s Day.
Los Ángeles–Cuando el Sheriff del Condado de Los Ángeles Jim McDonnell empezó a hablar en una mesa de inmigración el miércoles pasado, siete miembros del público se pusieron de pie y se voltearon. Cuando habló otra vez varios minutos después, otras 20 personas se pusieron de pie y se voltearon. Luego fueron 30…
LOS ANGELES—When Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell started speaking on an immigration panel here Wednesday night, seven audience members stood among the more than 200 people in the crowd and turned their backs to the stage. Minutes later, when he spoke again, 20 people stood to silently protest. By the third…
HOLLYWOOD, California—Benjamín Ramírez started selling corn and shaved ice here just two months ago, but he quickly realized one resident had something against him.
This week, an all-female team of high school students is traveling to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to present their newest invention: a solar-powered tent they invented to help shelter homeless people in their hometown.
Tens of thousands of people packed the streets of Hollywood and West Hollywood on Sunday for the #ResistMarch, which replaced the historic L.A. Pride Parade. The underlying message for that change, according to #ResistMarch founder Brian Pendleton, is: “When they come for one of us, they come for all of us.”
Los Angeles has been the host to gay pride parades since 1970, but this year, organizers canceled their annual parade. Organizers are instead marching down Hollywood Boulevard in what they’re calling the #ResistMarch.
The number of young people living on the streets of Los Angeles County has shot exponentially up since last year, according to new local figures.