Paying higher wages could threaten Bobak Roshan’s business, already burdened by fees and taxes.
Los Angeles roots for the underdog while riling businesses with proposals to hike the minimum wage.
Los Angeles will soon see several dozen new billboards and posters across the city featuring digits outlined in bright teal – a hotline for human trafficking victims to get help.
Brandon Spencer has recently begun serving a prison term for opening fire at a Halloween party two years ago at the University of Southern California. He is paying a 40-year price for four shots that killed no one.
Stanley Thiesfield’s cause of death will likely remain “undetermined” to the coroner and investigators. So will hundreds of other deaths each year in Los Angeles, haunting both families and officials.
One family has turned their house green, walls and all.
The Los Angeles Police Department collected 950 weapons in its annual buyback program that gives Angelenos gift cards for guns.
“I know how to draw faces!” Ramiro Gomez insists with a grin, dabbing brown paint onto a glossy white magazine page with a slender brush. Shoulders and arms appear in a coppery sheen, then a head topped with thick black hair. But no face, at least not this time.
Activists will press for immigration reform and livable wages on May 1, International Workers’ Day.
Artist Ramiro Gomez creates paintings of L.A.’s gardeners and janitors, nannies and housekeepers — the fleet of workers who keep some of the city’s most upscale households running smoothly.