Dozens of London Olympians have Southland roots. If Southern California were its own Olympics team, it would be ahead of many countries in the medal count.
The Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana region has added 88,400 jobs since June 2011. This is second only to the New York/New Jersey area, with 116,000 jobs added.
Downtown voters will decide the fate of a $125-million effort to bring a trolley system back to Los Angeles after the City Council agreed to let residents decide on the special tax measure in November.
Los Angeles Unified is going viral as it connects parents, students, the community and even employees with what’s going on at local campuses and the district at large.
Three years ago, with the economy reeling, one Main Street business was booming. Its trade? Job training. When the office of Chrysalis at 516 S. Main St. is jam-packed with clients, it’s not necessarily a good thing, and in 2009, the organization was positively overwhelmed by demand.