Amid a rat infestation, the Los Angeles city hall might remove all its carpets and replace it with different floorings. The City Council president has submitted a motion to conduct an investigation on the vermin problem.
Public Health February 7, 2019
Los Angeles County has been hit by a series of flea-borne typhus illnesses, with cases in Pasadena reaching epidemic levels. What can be done to prevent flea-borne typhus?
Public Health October 7, 2018
The Boring Company confirmed that its 'Loop' tunnel under LA is close to completion. Reports claim Elon Musk's project will offer free rides during its testing period once everything is in place.
Business Tech May 12, 2018
Square Enix revealed through social media that the video game company would have a presentation at the 2018 E3 Expo. Gamers and media outlets continue to guess which games will be highlighted.
Video Games May 8, 2018
SpaceX received approval from Mayor Eric Garcetti to build the BFR, the spacecraft to send humans to Mars, in Los Angeles. Where in the crowded city will SpaceX build a rocket that will be taller than the Statue of Liberty?
Space April 17, 2018
Waze keeps telling Los Angeles drivers to take the dangerous Baxter Street, one of the steepest streets in the United States, which is resulting in serious accidents. Google, apparently, does not want to fix the problem.
Google April 16, 2018
The Los Angeles Zoo was forced to euthanize its entire herd of Nubian ibex, made up of seven goats, last month. Authorities said that the decision was made to protect all the other animals in the zoo.
Animals December 22, 2017
California is currently struggling with a hepatitis A outbreak that has already claimed 19 lives. What are the challenges that authorities are facing in their quest to control the outbreak?
Public Health October 20, 2017
Things are anything but boring at The Boring Company. Elon Musk shares the latest developments on his LA tunnel project in a series of tweets.
Car Tech July 2, 2017
Elon Musk reveals what he wants his tunnel company to accomplish at a TED Talk. The Boring Company plans to solve Los Angeles traffic with a series of 3D tunnels.
Business Tech April 29, 2017
The U.S. Postal Service, in a report, ranked rising dog attacks on postal workers trying to deliver consignments in various U.S. cities. In 2016, Los Angeles had the highest number of dog attacks on postal workers.
Public Health April 11, 2017
Elon Musk posted a hat via Twitter showing off his tunnel project's logo. This signals that the CEO is serious about building a tunnel underneath Los Angeles.
Earth/Environment March 9, 2017
Los Angeles has emerged in a global traffic scorecard as the city with the worst traffic congestion in the world. Find out about other U.S. cities in the top 10, and what likely fueled traffic congestion in these places.
Public Health February 21, 2017
General Motors announced that Maven will now include the Chevrolet Bolt EV. The company revealed that it is introducing the Bolt in its ride-hailing service to reduce emission and traffic congestion.
Car Tech February 17, 2017
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is undoubtedly frustrated over Los Angeles' traffic situation. Here are the ways in which the great innovator helps improve L.A. traffic.
Feature February 12, 2017
Tesla's CEO Elon Musk has revealed that his tunnel building plan to reduce traffic in Los Angeles is making progress. He plans to begin digging in a month’s time.
Life & Style January 26, 2017
The Los Angeles Valley College came under a cyber-attack and ended up paying a ransom of $28,000 to the hackers. The college received the decryption key to restore access but only after the payment was made through Bitcoin.
Security January 15, 2017
A four-year study found that 47 percent of sushi served at 26 restaurants in Los Angles from 2012 to 2015 was mislabeled. The study also suggests that environmental regulations governing endangered species have also been violated.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 12, 2017
Waze launched a new routing feature for Los Angeles drivers that eliminates the need to make turns at 'difficult intersections.'
Apps/Software June 17, 2016
The LAPD has chosen to add 100 BMW i3 units to its electric car fleet and not the Tesla Model S for a few reasons.
Car Tech June 9, 2016
A cargo ship docked at the Port of Los Angeles leaked an unknown substance into the water. The amount of the substance, suspected to be fuel that was leaked has not yet been determined, but cleanup operations are now ongoing.
Business March 14, 2016
HopSkipDrive closed a $10.2 million Series A funding with venture capital firms UpFront Ventures and FirstMark Capital as lead investors. Based in Los Angeles, the company plans to expand its service to reach more families within the state and even beyond.
Business January 27, 2016
Starbreeze announced the establishment of a virtual reality arcade in Los Angeles that will be powered by its StarVR headset. Slated to open in either spring or summer, VR enthusiasts can expect to experience virtual reality in a real premium setting with StarCade.
Society January 25, 2016
Los Angeles officials immediately suspended classes on Dec. 15 following a terrorist threat received through email. On the other hand, New York, which received a similar scare, initiated an investigation and announced the threat was a hoax.
Society December 16, 2015
With the service being introduced in the city, Austin customers can enjoy everything from the Boteco ATX Brazilian food truck to Southside Flying Pizza and Terry Black's Barbeque all delivered in one hour.
Apps/Software December 15, 2015
People in California will soon vote on the fate of a referendum that would require adult film actors to wear condoms during explicit sex scenes. The new measure, which was designed to provide protection for adult film performers from sexually transmitted diseases, has qualified for a ballot initiative set for November 2016.
Life November 6, 2015
Los Angeles is rolling out 100 Philips SmartPoles, extraordinary street lights fitted with Ericsson 4G LTE wireless technology. The City of Angels moves closer to a networked metropolis.
Internet November 6, 2015
NASA researchers said the likelihood of a 5.0 earthquake striking Los Angeles over the next three years is almost 100 percent. USGS seismologists said the figure is too high but placed the odds at 85 percent.
Animals October 21, 2015
Lawmakers in Los Angeles voted to make backyard beekeeping legal in the city. Concerns over the declining population of bees have prompted a growing number of residents to maintain their own hives.
Earth/Environment September 4, 2015
UberX and Lyft drivers, previously only allowed to drop off passengers at the Los Angeles International Airport, can now also pick up passengers at LAX.
Business August 26, 2015
There’s no escaping California’s drought problem. Now trees are collapsing, raising concerns over how much the lack of water is affecting public safety.
Earth/Environment August 5, 2015
The Los Angeles City Council has approved the increase in the city’s minimum salary to $15 by 2020. Los Angeles would be the latest among cities that will gradually increase their minimum wage in phases.
Society May 21, 2015
The Los Angeles Police Department has warned the public about a new scam of fake officers taking away dogs from their owners.
Internet Culture April 24, 2015
The National Park Service suggests the Santa Monica Mountains Recreational Area should be expanded. The additional area will be used for more recreation spots and for environmental protection.
Society April 16, 2015
Scientists discover 30 new species of insects in Los Angeles. Scientists are baffled to find so many species at one place all at once.
Animals March 27, 2015
A resident from the Santa Barbara County has been moved to a hospital in Los Angeles for close monitoring after the individual manifested symptoms while under observation after arriving from West Africa.
Life March 23, 2015
Restrictions on development of fast food restaurants in Los Angeles did not lower obesity rates. What went wrong?
Life March 19, 2015
The 1983 version 'Scarface' is one of the greatest crime movies ever made - and now, it's being remade. Universal confirmed that the movie is back on track and will now be set in Los Angeles.
Movies/TV Shows March 19, 2015
A study has shown that breathing cleaner air is good for children as it improves their overall health to impart benefits that last until adulthood, even helping those with asthma get better.
Life March 5, 2015
An internal investigation by the UCLA Health System found that superbug bacteria may have been transmitted to patients who underwent complex endoscopic procedures at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center from October 2014 to January 2015.
Life February 19, 2015
A false announcement by an unidentified individual of a gunman on the loose in the LAX caused panic among passengers, sending them running onto the tarmac.
Society February 17, 2015
'The Tonight Show' host Jimmy Fallon celebrated his temporary move to Los Angeles with a parody of the iconic theme song from the 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.'
Movies/TV Shows February 3, 2015
A dog was spotted struggling to keep his head above the water in the Los Angeles River.
Society January 31, 2015
Nestdrop delivered medical marijuana to patients in Los Angeles, a service shut down by a recent court decision.
Life December 24, 2014
Fructose-rich food items and beverages may make people hungry when compared to glucose rich food. Ingesting fructose releases smaller amount of hormones such as insulin that does not give the feeling of being full.
Life December 12, 2014