San Fernando Valley
More than 30 structures have been damaged by the blaze near Los Angeles.
Authorities say Gerry Dean Zaragoza fatally shot his father, brother and two other people during a 12-hour rampage.
It came to me as I rode the Expo Line home after a business meeting in Santa Monica. The Expo Line is L.A. Metro's gateway drug. And, if we know what's good for us we should all keep experimenting to find our favorite rail or bus line. We should also all vote for Measure R2 in November.
Al Selvin knew a great city, train line, bike path, restaurant and musician when he saw it. I hope we will continue to make L.A. a city worthy of his blessed memory.
In case you missed the bulletin, Los Angeles is in the midst of a historic drought. We also have the nation's worst traffic and air pollution, and we're the least affordable city in the Lower 48 for millennials to buy a home.
A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing: The Emerging Controversy Behind Assemblywoman Patty Lopez in the San Fernando Valley
The election of Patty Lopez was noteworthy to many because she beat a sitting, well-financed incumbent in a David and Goliath-esque battle. But as the dust has settled, many have begun to realize Ms. Lopez is not the "breath of fresh air" she was thought to be.
So once again Angelenos will be cursed by the double-edged sword of economic development and a lack of transportation foresight when big developments like Playa Vista were approved.