Women's voices dominate Center Theatre Group's June offerings -- but with a twist.
Observations on Los Angeles and beyond by LA Observed authors and occasional guests
Marking his 101st birthday at Evergreen Memorial Park.
The former Los Angeles City Council member and state legislator returns to the LA school board.
Ron Rapoport: Betty would have turned 100 Wednesday and I plan to celebrate by watching "On The Town" with some of her friends at Theatre West in the Valley.
Molly Selvin: Of course, my regret is about me too, whether my neighbors will offer a bit of help when my husband or I need it.
A ballet movie, an opera and lots more going on around town.
High-rise construction at 4th Street and Broadway in the heart of downtown.
Vi Thuc Ha, librarian at Central Library.
After several years and 21 dead animals, the city of La Quinta finally agreed to erect a barrier to keep bighorn sheep off the golf courses and away from human danger.
They honored the late mayor with a plaque at the Coliseum.
The LAT's home-turf focus hasn't filtered down to its coverage of the topic that professionally interests me the most -- Southern California's vast and lively theater scene.
"Friends with Guns" at the Road Theater in North Hollywood may challenge some of your core beliefs.
Gary photographs activist Chuck Levin and City Councilman Paul Koretz in Chinatown
Our world can seem more simplistic and superficial, but not if you seek refuge in the right places.
Artists Ed Ruscha and Kent Twitchell in front of the latter's mural of the former in the Arts District downtown.
One of the last 150-year-old Moreton Bay fig trees in the Old Plaza downtown fell after the rains this winter.
I'd like to propose a challenge to Center Theatre Group as it begins to consider which productions might make up the 2020 Block Party.
Ellen Alperstein: A tiny group of hard-hitting unknowns help the top tennis players in the world sharpen their game at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells. Their compensation? A sandwich and a pat on the back.
Big turnout for the groundbreaking at the new high-rise project across Grand Avenue from the Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Ellen Alperstein: As always, the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament in Indian Wells draws big crowds and big action. New this year are a few winged creatures.
Two exhibits featuring art from separate but equally captivating worlds have taken up residence until summer.
Gary catches up with Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren in Glendale.
Kitty Felde: Don't be too embarrassed, Los Angeles. City Hall isn't the only political palace overrun by rodents.
Matthew Bourne's 'Cinderella' is the choreographer's show-dance extravaganza that everyone must see.
Former school board member Jackie Goldberg wants to return to elected office.
Ellen Alperstein: We're on the brink of a super bloom of wildflowers, and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is open for business. Maybe.
A "river" of the photographer's work, starting with the early Rolling Stone years, is on view at Hauser & Wirth in the Arts District.
Joel Bellman: We laugh at the comically deranged LaRouche because "it can't happen here." It already has.
Mayor Eric Garcetti's press conference announcing his decision not to upgrade three natural gas-burning power plants the city operates along the coast.
"Ragtime" at the Pasadena Playhouse is, among other distinctions, a great way to observe Black History Month.
Heavy desert rain this month is pushing Nature into a bipolar mood.
The Secretary of State for President Bill Clinton was in Culver City.
Susan La Tempa: The free-wheeling, deeply divisive newspapers of L.A.'s early days.
KCET control roomA peek inside the TV station's Burbank studios.
Whitt's Wood YardElon Musk wants to drill here at Pico and Sepulveda.
BCAMThe Broad Contemporary Art Museum at LACMA.
Mountain lion familyFrom Robert Martinez's trail cam in the San Gabriels.
Streetscape: WestwoodWestwood Boulevard looking north and a little bit skyward.
Sign from LA's pastSign from an old Love's BBQ restaurant at the Valley Relics Museum in Chatsworth.
Visiting her old ballet costumesMelissa Barak at LACMA Chagall exhibit with the artist's memorable designs.
Engine Co. 17Inside the long-closed Arts District fire station on Santa Fe Avenue.
Barnsdall ParkUnder the trees.
Inside Hollyhock HousePhoto taking was allowed for one weekend. So we did.
June 6, 1968The body of Robert F. Kennedy leaves Good Samaritan hospital. More pics
Palm weeds of Santa SusanaOak trees, sandstone ridges and fan palms? Ugh. More