According to a report by AirbnbWATCH, a watchdog organization that protects consumers and communities from illegal hotels in residential communities, the number of short-term rentals in Los Angeles has grown more rapidly than the general housing supply, jumping 9.7 percent since mid-2016.
More than a half-million Los Angeles Unified School District students will head back to campus Tuesday as classes resume at the nation's second-largest school district.
Earth's neighboring planet, Mars, is closer than it has been in the past 15 years, offering unusually bright views of the Red Planet's auburn hues.
The four-day National Conference of State Legislatures Legislative Summit is scheduled to begin Monday at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office has declined to file a case against "Gossip Girl" actor Ed Westwick in connection with allegations that he sexually assaulted three women in 2014, according to a document released Friday.
Pop star Demi Lovato was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital Tuesday after an apparent drug overdose but remained in stable condition, reports said.
The South Los Angeles man suspected of shooting his grandmother then leading police on a chase and rolling gun battle that ended with a deadly standoff at a Silver Lake Trader Joe's store remained in custody on $2 million bail Monday, awaiting word on criminal charges.
Los Angeles Unified School District board member Ref Rodriguez pleaded guilty Monday to a felony conspiracy charge and four misdemeanors for reimbursing donors to his 2015 election campaign, and he resigned from the school board.
Friends and admirers continued to flood social media overnight with tributes and remembrances of Los Angeles Times restaurant critic Jonathan Gold, the only person to win a Pulitzer Prize for food criticism.
A Los Angeles judge Friday denied a petition challenging Gov. Jerry Brown's decision to reverse a state parole board's recommendation of parole for former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, who was convicted of the 1969 murders of grocers Leno and Rosemary La Bianca at their Los Feliz home.