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Residents Oppose Around-The-Clock Metro Construction

Tension mounts over the Purple Line Extension in Miracle Mile.

Kelly O'Mara
Contributor

Tension mounts over the Purple Line Extension in Miracle Mile.

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Urth Caffé: A DTLA Arts District Hot Spot

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

Kristi Cook
Contributor

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

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New Measures Hope To Boost Security Around Campus

Petitions by USC community pushed for safety measures to be reviewed. (Josie Huang/Twitter)

Shoko Oda
Web Producer

The pure act of measuring improvements on campus safety will always be difficult.

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LAPD Fatally Shoots South L.A. Man During Investigative Stop

Francesca Bessey
Senior Opinion Editor

Family members say Ezell Ford, 24, was complying with police orders and lying on the ground when he was shot three times in the back.

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Xinran Ji's Accused Killers Plead Not Guilty

The search for justice for Xinran Ji has garnered ardent support. (Twitter/LA Times)

Ashley Yang, Arash Zandi
Executive Producers

Frustration mounts as the quest for justice is impeded by a lengthy criminal trial. 

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LAPD Misclassified Hundreds of Violent Crimes as Minor Offenses

More violent neighborhoods may appear safer on paper, and therefore have less police presence. (Shay Sowdon, Wikimedia Commons)

Ashley Yang
Executive Producer

Violent crime statistics were artifically deflated, to the detriment of the police and the public. 

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Skid Row Block Party For Kids Helps Poor Families

An annual block party allows kids to have fun. (Courtesy of the Los Angeles Mission)

Heidi Carreon
Staff Reporter

The Los Angeles Mission is helping kids get free school supplies while having fun too.

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