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Since 1881, the Los Angeles Times has served Southern California, garnering 41 Pulitzer Prizes and currently reaching a combined 4.1 million readers each week in print and online. The Times and KTLA -- both owned by Tribune Co. -- are media partners, sharing video and reporting. David Lazarus, the paper's award-winning business columnist, can be seen on air during KTLA's "Consumer Confidential" segment.

Recent Articles
  • Opening statements began Wednesday in the trial of Edward Garcia and his wife, Melissa Hope Garcia, accused of killing and dismembering a good Samaritan. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

    Couple Accused in Gruesome Killing at L.A. Hotel Had ‘Long-Held Fantasy of Dismembering’ Body: Prosecutor

    The call came into Herbert Tracy White’s cellphone after midnight. White, a former cocaine addict turned Alcoholics and Narcotics Anonymous sponsor, had a soft spot for people in need, so he hopped out of bed, put on some clothes and his Lakers cap and said goodbye to his wife, telling her some people he had met needed help. She was used to late-night phone calls from people asking her husband for favors. Early on Nov. 28, 2010, White picked up […]

  • Darrell Carlis of Fresno hikes past patchy snow at Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park on Jan. 23. The arrival of a potentially powerful El Niño this coming winter could rejuvenate the thin Sierra snowpack. (Credit: Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times)

    Hopes Rise for a Strong El Niño to Ease California Drought

    In Texas, Oklahoma and Mexico, destructive storms flooded communities and unleashed a tornado, leaving more than two dozen dead. Across Southern California, this month has been decidedly cooler and wetter. San Diego had its wettest May in 94 years, and Los Angeles saw nearly four times its average rainfall. This month, the San Diego Padres were forced to call a rain delay — only the fifth time that has happened in Petco Park’s 11-year history. Even the Mojave Desert is […]

  • Henry Solis, a probationary officer with the Los Angeles Police Department, was named a "person of interest" in connection with a fatal shooting in Pomona on March 13, 2015. (Credit: Pomona Police Department)

    Family of Ex-LAPD Officer Charged With Murder Helped Him Move From Home to Home While on the Run: FBI

    An ex-LAPD officer now in custody accused of murder in a fatal shooting outside a Pomona nightclub was moved from home to home by his extended family in Mexico while he was on the run, FBI officials said Wednesday. Henry Solis, 27, grew a beard, stayed indoors and avoided using cellphones or social media during the weeks he remained a fugitive, an FBI special agent said at a news conference. “He was lying pretty low,” Special Agent Scott Garriola said. Mexican […]

  • An airman was involved in the shooting at the North Dakota Wal-Mart, which left two dead and one injured. (Credit: CNN)

    U.S. Airman Shoots, Kills Employee at North Dakota Wal-Mart Before Turning Gun on Self: Police

    A U.S. airman walked into a Wal-Mart Supercenter early Tuesday and opened fire with a handgun, killing one worker and injuring a second, before taking his own life, police said. Police said the shooting, which occurred a few minutes after 1 a.m. may have been random, with no link yet found between the airman, Marcell Willis, 21, and either the store or the employees. Willis was stationed at Grand Forks Air Force Base, about a dozen miles west of the […]

  • People walk amongst giant Sequoia trees at the Sequoia National Park. (Credit: Mark Ralslston/AFP/Getty Images)

    Man Ordered to Pay $6.5 Million for Setting Sequoia National Forest Fires

    A Perris man was sentenced Tuesday to more than six years in federal prison and ordered to pay about $6.5 million in restitution to the U.S. Forest Service after fires he lighted at a marijuana growing site sparked a 1,600-acre wildfire. Edgardo Fournier, who also goes by Edgardo Fournier-Nigaglioni, pleaded guilty in April to conspiring to distribute marijuana and setting timber afire July 11 in the Sequoia National Forest. He was sentenced to six years and 10 months in prison. […]

  • The address of the L.A. Department of Transportation is pictured. (Credit: Google Maps)

    ‘Staggering’ Overtime Pay Found in L.A. Department of Transportation, Costing City Millions

    Workers in a division of Los Angeles’ Department of Transportation collected unusually high amounts of overtime pay, costing the city $3.3 million in a single year and raising concerns some of the extra pay may have been claimed improperly, according to a new audit. City Controller Ron Galperin released a report Tuesday showing workers in the department’s traffic paint and sign division billed an average of $48,100 in overtime in fiscal year 2013-14. That compared with $8,377 in other city […]

  • Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches against the San Francisco Giants in the bottom of the first inning at AT&T Park on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 in San Francisco. (Credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

    Charter Communications Plans to Soon Offer Dodgers TV Channel

    Charter Communications plans to soon begin offering the Los Angeles Dodgers TV channel, SportsNet LA, in Southern California, breaking the year-long impasse that has prevented thousands of baseball fans from watching their favorite team on TV. “We are going to get the Dodgers on,” Charter Communications Chief Executive Tom Rutledge said Tuesday morning in an interview with the L.A. Times. “We want the Dodgers on every outlet and we are committed to making that happen,” Rutledge said. Rutledge’s company on […]

  • At sunrise, wind pushes the receding water to splash up on the banks at Pine Flat Reservoir in Sanger, Calif. (Credit: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

    Drought May Mean Californians Will Be Asked to Drink Treated Sewage

    It’s a technology with the potential to ease California’s colossal thirst and insulate millions from the parched whims of Mother Nature, experts say. But there’s just one problem — the “yuck factor.” As a fourth year of drought continues to drain aquifers and reservoirs, California water managers and environmentalists are urging adoption of a polarizing water recycling policy known as direct potable reuse. Unlike nonpotable reuse — in which treated sewage is used to irrigate crops, parks or golf courses […]

  • Cecil “Paul” Knutson, 79, and Dianna Bedwell, 68, are seen in a photo provided by family members.

    Missing OC Woman Dianna Bedwell Survived in Car for 2 Weeks on Pie, Rainwater: Officials

    A 68-year-old Fullerton woman remains hospitalized as San Diego County law enforcement personnel continue to marvel at how she survived for two weeks in her disabled car on fruit, pie slices and rainwater. Dianna Bedwell was found Sunday afternoon in a remote area of northeastern San Diego County in the Los Coyotes Indian Reservation after going missing on Mother’s Day. Her husband, Cecil “Paul” Knutson, died. Their car had become stuck in the soft dirt of a back-country path. “That […]