With its Terminator, Wizard of Oz and E.T. props on show, The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is set to receive its first visitors on September 30. Upon opening, the museum -- run by the Oscar-awarding Academy -- will be the largest film-dedicated museum in North America.
The education board for the Los Angeles Unified School District, the second biggest in the US, votes that children aged 12 or over who attend public schools in the city will have to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by the start of next year. This is the first such requirement by a major education board in the US.
Rap mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs has called in the police after one of his Los Angeles homes was burgled.
22 Dec 2019
During a decade as a janitor at a US border station, Tom Kiefer gathered the trash left behind by thousands of undocumented immigrants, piecing together the histories of those who arrived seeking a better life. "The American Dream," at Los Angeles' Skirball Cultural Center through March, displays more than 100 photographs of these remnants, which the artist collected in secret at the Ajo, Arizona station between 2003 and 2014.
30 Nov 2019
For most outsiders, Los Angeles is all about Hollywood, palm trees and sunny skies. But the huge metropolis that is home to nearly four million people is also the largest urban oil field in the country. Hundreds of active oil wells sit in densely populated and mostly low-income neighbourhoods of the county, butting up against schools, homes, parks, shopping malls or cemeteries.
16 Nov 2019
Singer Rihanna was among the stars who descended on Los Angeles' fabled Hollywood Boulevard on Thursday night for the world premiere of "Queen & Slim," a thriller about a black couple on the run after they kill a white policeman in self-defense.
29 Oct 2019
A new California wildfire has destroyed homes in a wealthy Los Angeles neighborhood and forced thousands to evacuate. Meanwhile, a local power company says its lines may have sparked two fires near San Francisco.
28 Oct 2019
People stand in support of Hong Kong's anti-government protesters outside the Staples Center in Los Angeles as the NBA season starts. American basketball and China have been locked in a war of words after the Houston Rockets General Manager Ray Moury tweeted support for Hong Kong's pro-democracy activists during a pre-season tour of China earlier this month.
1 Oct 2019
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks about the need for residents to away from areas under an evacuation order.
2 Sep 2019
Actor Kevin Hart suffered major injuries in a car accident in Los Angeles early on Sunday morning, the California Highway Patrol said.
10 Jul 2019
Inside the Los Angeles high school specially designed for teenage mums.
12 Apr 2019
Thousands of people streamed into a public memorial in Los Angeles on Thursday for slain rapper Nipsey Hussle, who was gunned down in the city last month.