Headlines from L.A.'s Westside
Like many teenagers, Alicia Fernadez likes to stay fit. For her, boxing is th...
Like many teenagers, Alicia Fernadez likes to stay fit. For her, boxing is the perfect sport. She works out at Santa Monica's Virginia Park. The boxing program, sponsored by the city's Police Activities Leagues, helps teens keep in shape.
Tuesday's episode is the latest in a string of violent episodes near the school. One victim is killed, the other remains in critical condition.
The pink bulldog sculpture by artist William Sweetlove was placed in a Santa Monica Boulevard median last week. Authorities say it was stolen early Monday.
An English teacher once saw John Zawahri surfing the Internet for assault weapons. Within days, the police were involved and Zawahri was admitted to UCLA's psychiatric ward.
Margarita Gomez, 68, who lived across from the school, collected cans on campus each morning and afternoon to make ends meet, always giving a portion to charity.
Hundreds gather at Santa Monica College for a memorial to the five people slain in Friday's shooting rampage. 'Thank you for showing up for each other,' a faculty member says.
Opponents say the Casden West L.A. project would add to congestion near the 405 Freeway; proponents say the plan for 638 apartments, stores is socially responsible.
Student Marcela Franco, 26, dies with her family by her side, college officials announce. Her father, Carlos, a groundskeeper at the campus, was also killed in Friday's shootings.
A gunman who killed four in a rampage before being killed by police at Santa Monica College was emotionally troubled and heavily armed, police sources say.
Hundreds help kick off L.A. Pride weekend with a Purple Party and WeHo Dyke March, celebrating the gains made and anticipating Supreme Court rulings on Prop. 8 and gay marriage.
Carlos Navarro Franco, 68, tended the campus grounds for 22 years. He was killed in Friday's rampage; his daughter, Marcela, is in critical condition.
Gunman suspected of killing four is slain by police in a college library. Two of the victims may be his father and brother.
Those affected by the shootings in Santa Monica detail surreal moments.
On a night long ago, an amaretto sour in hand, a newcomer to the Palms discovers she is no longer alone.
Paul Scott got an invitation to a DNC fundraiser in Santa Monica and hoped to tell the president about the merits of electric cars. But the invitation was rescinded and his large donation returned.
The closing of the Palms has heightened efforts by West Hollywood's lesbians to bring more services for them into a city known as a gay mecca but more populated by men.
Panelists sent Judge Kathleen Kennedy a note indicating that they had reached one verdict in the case against Kelly Soo Park. But the judge declined a request to make that verdict public.
Inner-city kids learn the joy of wave-riding on a day dedicated to Nick Gabaldon, Los Angeles' first documented black surfer, whose life was cut short 62 years ago.
Residents at a weekend gathering aren't quite opposed to letting the hoi polloi in, but they have issues.