L.A. Mayor Announces Plan To Increase Minimum Wage To $13.25 Per Hour

Eric Garcetti reveals plan to increase the city’s minimum wage over the course of three years.

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FILM

Why 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Is So Successful

America is hooked on a feeling. Here's why.

L.A.

Residents Oppose Around-The-Clock Metro Construction

Tension mounts over the Purple Line Extension in Miracle Mile.

USC

USC Football Star Josh Shaw Lied About 'Heroic' Injury

Shaw admitted to the complete fabrication of the story.

FOOD

Urth Caffé: A DTLA Arts District Hot Spot

The cafe serves organic coffee and tea and is located in a burgeoning neighborhood downtown.

FOOD

Peruse The Farmer's Market Like L.A.'s Top Chefs

From Long Beach to Santa Barbara, see where to score the juiciest fruits and vegetables. 

L.A.

Why Fewer Black Women Commit Suicide

Why do African American women have the lowest rate of suicide in the U.S.?

NEWS

The High Cost of Dying in L.A.

Everybody dies, but few are prepared for the high cost of death.

Senior Nuclear Expert Urges Shut Down Of California Nuclear Power Plant

Could the reactors stand shaking from nearby earthquake faults? 

What President Obama Can Do About Immigration Reform

What can President Obama do to address our nation's immigration system problems?

South L.A. Programs Tackle Pressing Community Health Challenges

How can health initiatives in South L.A. make a lasting change? 

OPINION

Jews Aren't Just Under Fire In The Middle East

Protestors are shouting “Jews to the gas chambers” and swastikas are being drawn on public buildings.

Now That I'm Older, It's OK To Objectify Me

Why is being sexualized to sell things wrong for teenagers, but an inherent part of being a woman?

USC Sends Poor Message To Grieving Family With Botched Memorial Service

"I want to see this university that I am proud of choose transparency over reputation."

'Do My Boobs Make Me Look Slutty?' And Other Busty Girl Problems

Why large breats might actually cause more pain than pleasure.

ENTERTAINMENT

Trend Of The Week: T-Shirt Dresses

Summer's must-have t-shirt dress is also perfect for fall.

'Big Brother' Host Julie Chen Gives Advice To USC Students

The broadcast journalist shares how she worked her way to the top.

Emmys 2014: 'Breaking Bad' Is Outstanding Drama Series

Congratulations to "Breaking Bad"!

Why 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Is So Successful

America is hooked on a feeling. Here's why.

SPORTS

USC's Youth Revolution Leads New Era In Blowout Win Over Fresno State

The Trojans ended up winning 52-13 in Steve Sarkisian's debut as head coach.

ARTS + CULTURE

2014 San Diego Comic-Con: A Look Back

Another Comic-Con is in the books, and here's a look back at some of our favorite images from the event.

2014 San Diego Comic-Con: The Highs And Lows

We sorted through the best and worst panels from this year's Comic-Con so you don't have to.

Organic Food + Good Reads = Great Dates

Explore Alternative Food and Literature this Summer