Overcompensating for the relatively mild June and July, August is continuing its heat assault with temperatures registering monstrous numbers like 118 degrees in some of the region’s valley and inland areas.
After logging nearly 123 million miles in space, the shuttle Endeavour faces a commute — top speed 2 mph — from LAX to the California Science Center.
A small group of labor unions and large employers has been meeting quietly since April to craft legislation that would cut administrative, legal and medical costs enough to fund a significant boost in benefits paid to workers who suffer permanent disabilities from job-related injuries or illnesses. And an agreement seems imminent.
Los Angeles County transportation leaders are starting a long-range plan to create a new Union Station. Last month, officials signed a $4 million contract with the team that will help re-imagine the iconic 1939 train terminal.
Valley Village Park recently reopened with a host of new amenities, including 20 picnic tables, two game tables and a walking path that encircles the park.Other new features include three park benches, three doggie bag stations and a shade structure that covers the picnic tables.