The California teenager left a note saying he could no longer “handle school” and had “no friends,” according to the $1 million claim that was rejected by the school. The teen’s parents say a video of their son allegedly masturbating in a school bathroom stall went viral.
Villaraigosa says he didn’t know of code violations and would have fixed problems if he did. “Looks like shit,” neighbor says.
Sometimes bystanders don’t just stand by.
There’s no such thing as “Irish” potatoes?!
The 26-year-old woman was arrested in Santa Cruz, Calif., and charged with manslaughter in the 2013 death of a Google executive. UPDATE: The woman is now being investigated for involvement in another possible heroin death.
Andy Lopez was shot seven times by the deputy who mistook the teen’s pellet gun for a real rifle.
The shark bit the man on his upper right side as he passed by with a group of long-distance swimmers.
The video was shot earlier this week by a passerby and has launched an investigation by the California Highway Patrol.
Would the protest affect White House strategy for dealing with the influx of undocumented immigrants? “No, not at this point,” White House press secretary says.
The report found Latinos are generally at a “cumulative disadvantage” in California’s criminal justice system.
Cook wore the Apple Pride shirt Sunday along with other Apple employees at the parade.
New data from Harvard shows that millions of Americans are paying an “excessive” amount of their incomes on housing, but burdens vary widely by city.
The Los Angeles Police Department was on a citywide tactical alert late Monday evening as celebrating Mexican World Cup fans forced ramp closures on the 5 Freeway in Pacoima, Calif. Update: Police declare “a peaceful end to the unlawful assembly.”
The women were surgically sterilized without their consent, according to a new report.
In his first year in office, Eric Garcetti has focused on rebranding Los Angeles. “I think we’ve assumed our sunshine would sell this place.”
Welcome to Southern Kale-ifornia.
“The only way to make this car faster is to make it in Texas,” Texas Gov. Rick Perry tweeted.
Nine students sued the state of California for laws that grant teacher tenure, seniority, and other protections, arguing that the laws perpetuate ineffective learning.
Clear stomachs, full wallets, can’t lose.
Neel Kashkari will face California Gov. Jerry Brown in November’s gubernatorial election.
Despite dropping out of the secretary of state race and being charged in a federal indictment, state Sen. Leland Yee was receiving almost 10% of the vote.
L.A. is a pretty big deal, as is made clear by a vast new data website the city launched over the weekend. The site is unique for both its scope and its accessibility to the public.
Have you tried the “Monkey Style” burger yet? And no, I don’t mean Animal Style.
Just days after performing at the Kimye wedding, Lana Del Rey shares the second single off her upcoming album Ultraviolence.
Police say 22-year-old Elliot Rodger stabbed three men, then went on a shooting rampage that killed three more near the campus of the University of California, Santa Barbara. The incident also left 13 people injured.
Planning a trip to a California beach this summer? Why not take a swim in raw sewage instead.
BuzzFeed reviewed the court files of Michael Egan’s first sexual assault lawsuit and found a number of strange and bewildering claims. Some seem to contradict allegations in his suit against Bryan Singer.
Isidro Garcia told the woman her family gave up looking for her and would be deported if she contacted them. She finally escaped after reaching out on Facebook.
Carol Coronado is facing murder charges after being discovered by deputies in her home with the dead bodies of her 3-year-old, 2-year-old, and 2-month-old, according to reports.