Archive for ‘January, 2016’


As more ride-sharing and car-sharing options become available, are more people leaning away from owning a car?

As more ride-sharing and car-sharing options become available, are more people leaning away from owning a car?

A Lyft car drives along Powell Street on June 12, 2014 in San Francisco, California. ; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images GM announced yesterday (Jan 20) the launch of its new car-sharing service, Maven, on the heels of its $500 million investment in ride-sharing service Lyft, and acquisition of the assets and technology of out-of-business Uber […]

Neighbor Spotlight: Artist is dedicated to her craft and East L.A.

Neighbor Spotlight: Artist is dedicated to her craft and East L.A.

Gloria Negrete at Evergreen Cemetery | C.J. Salgado By C.J. SALGADO EAST LOS ANGELES — At 26, artist Gloria Negrete is making her mark in East L.A., one artwork at a time. Last year, her drawing of the “ghost woman” of Evergreen Cemetery graced the cover of Haunted East Los Angeles, a book of scary […]

Calif. doctors readying for assisted suicide law

Calif. doctors readying for assisted suicide law

Dr Philip Nitschke holds up a drug testing kit which is used as part of assisted suicides following a workshop on the subject on May 5, 2009 in Bournemouth, England.; Credit: Matt Cardy/Getty Images The assisted suicide law in California will soon take effect, so the California Medical Association has issued guidance for doctors asked […]

Calif. doctors readying for assisted suicide law

Calif. doctors readying for assisted suicide law

Dr Philip Nitschke holds up a drug testing kit which is used as part of assisted suicides following a workshop on the subject on May 5, 2009 in Bournemouth, England.; Credit: Matt Cardy/Getty Images The assisted suicide law in California will soon take effect, so the California Medical Association has issued guidance for doctors asked […]

Silver Lake area shooting leaves man wounded

Silver Lake area shooting leaves man wounded

SILVER LAKE — One man was shot Wednesday night near Benton Way and the 101 Freeway during what may have been a neighbor dispute, according to KTLA. The victim, described as a man in his 30s, was in grave condition following the shooting that took place at about 8:30 p.m. in the 500 block of […]

Silver Lake area shooting leaves man wounded

Silver Lake area shooting leaves man wounded

SILVER LAKE — One man was shot Wednesday night near Benton Way and the 101 Freeway during what may have been a neighbor dispute, according to KTLA. The victim, described as a man in his 30s, was in grave condition following the shooting that took place at about 8:30 p.m. in the 500 block of […]

Plastics will outnumber fish in ocean by 2050, report says

Plastics will outnumber fish in ocean by 2050, report says

A new report states that there may be more plastics than fish in the ocean by 2050.; Credit: VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images At the World Economic Forum in Davos today, a new report into the plastics economy says if production growth stays on course, the ocean is expected to contain 1 ton of plastic for every […]

Videotaped suspect says Uber driver violated privacy

Videotaped suspect says Uber driver violated privacy

Former Taco Bell executive Benjamin Golden of Newport Beach was arrested in November and charged with misdemeanor assault and battery for allegedly hitting 23-year-old driver Edward Caban.; Credit: screengrab from YouTube/CLS AMG A Newport Beach man who was videotaped beating an Uber driver is counter-suing the driver for violating his privacy – claiming the video […]

Videotaped suspect says Uber driver violated privacy

Videotaped suspect says Uber driver violated privacy

Former Taco Bell executive Benjamin Golden of Newport Beach was arrested in November and charged with misdemeanor assault and battery for allegedly hitting 23-year-old driver Edward Caban.; Credit: screengrab from YouTube/CLS AMG A Newport Beach man who was videotaped beating an Uber driver is counter-suing the driver for violating his privacy – claiming the video […]

Man wounded in Boyle Heights shooting; live music coming to former Highland Park pool hall; new parking fees proposed for Griffith Park

Man wounded in Boyle Heights shooting; live music coming to former Highland Park pool hall; new parking fees proposed for Griffith Park

Atwater Village | Gina Acuna A man walking early this morning near North State Street and City View Avenue was shot in the back in a drive-by shooting. Today’s incident follows a fatal Boyle Heights shooting on Monday. The Daily News A former Highland Park pool hall on York Boulevard will reopen later this month as […]

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