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10

Dec

Climate study: Los Angeles is MordorClimate scientists studying the weather of Tolkien’s Middle Earth of the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy confirm what most people have already suspected about Los Angeles.

Climate study: Los Angeles is Mordor
Climate scientists studying the weather of Tolkien’s Middle Earth of the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy confirm what most people have already suspected about Los Angeles.

07

May

Meet the man who wants to free the Los Angeles River
Miguel Luna is using grassroots organizing to rehabilitate a maligned river and the communities near it.

Meet the man who wants to free the Los Angeles River

Miguel Luna is using grassroots organizing to rehabilitate a maligned river and the communities near it.

28

Dec


 Los Angeles considers ban on circus elephants 



The move would block the Ringling Brothers circus from bringing their popular pachyderms to the city.
The move would block the Ringling Brothers circus from bringing their popular pachyderms to the city.

19

Oct

Tropical octopus caught off coast of Los AngelesThe argonaut octopus uses thin, translucent shells that hold pockets of air to float on the water.

Tropical octopus caught off coast of Los Angeles
The argonaut octopus uses thin, translucent shells that hold pockets of air to float on the water.

26

Sep

Carmageddon 2 looms over Los Angeles this weekendA 2-day shutdown of the 405 Freeway could lead to massive traffic jams. Or not.

Carmageddon 2 looms over Los Angeles this weekend
A 2-day shutdown of the 405 Freeway could lead to massive traffic jams. Or not.

27

Jul

Judge rules elephants at Los Angeles Zoo not happy or healthyThe ruling stems from a 2007 lawsuit originally filed by the actor Robert Culp, who passed away in 2010.

Judge rules elephants at Los Angeles Zoo not happy or healthy
The ruling stems from a 2007 lawsuit originally filed by the actor Robert Culp, who passed away in 2010.

16

Nov

Congestion study identifies nightmare roadsThe most congested stretch of highway in the U.S. is on the Harbor Freeway in L.A., specifically the 3-mile stretch of northbound California Highway 110.

Congestion study identifies nightmare roads
The most congested stretch of highway in the U.S. is on the Harbor Freeway in L.A., specifically the 3-mile stretch of northbound California Highway 110.

27

Jul

California dreaming: L.A. imagines life without carsA surprise public response to a ‘carmageddon’ warning this month has fueled questions over whether L.A. motorists could wean themselves off 4 wheels.

California dreaming: L.A. imagines life without cars
A surprise public response to a ‘carmageddon’ warning this month has fueled questions over whether L.A. motorists could wean themselves off 4 wheels.

21

Jul

It was supposed to be Carmageddon in L.A., but instead the two-day closure of the busiest freeway in Los Angeles reiterated a timeless lesson about cars: We lose less than we think when we make them a lower priority in our cities.

It was supposed to be Carmageddon in L.A., but instead the two-day closure of the busiest freeway in Los Angeles reiterated a timeless lesson about cars: We lose less than we think when we make them a lower priority in our cities.

09

Jul

Los Angeles prepares for ‘Carmageddon’Temporary shutdown of vital freeway expected to create traffic jams more than 30 miles long.

Los Angeles prepares for ‘Carmageddon’
Temporary shutdown of vital freeway expected to create traffic jams more than 30 miles long.