The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit founded by employers and health-care providers, announced its Spring 2016 hospital safety rankings Monday, a measure of how safe a hospital is for patients. In Los Angeles, 17 out of 77 hospitals in the survey received A grades, while 43 were rated C or lower.
The Korean culinary push into SGV continues with Sung Nong Dan, , taking over the temporaneous Hongsam Galbi. This location, next to a busy supermarket, seems to not be able retain lessees after the departure of Tokyo Lobby.
Mayor Eric Garcetti signed a pledged April 18 saying he will work to protect the rights of transgender people as a member of a coalition promoting awareness about transgender issues and challenges across the state. "Our tax dollars won't fund intolerance here," he said at a rally outside City Hall to launch the Transform California campaign to oppose discriminatory practices against transgender people.
Prince's 1984 movie, "Purple Rain," is coming back to the big screen in the L.A. area and elsewhere for a limited run starting this weekend. The film will screen Saturday through Thursday in select AMC theaters.
Events -- many involving children -- are taking place throughout the Southland on Friday to mark Earth Day, a 46-year-old international celebration meant to create awareness of the need for conservation and environmental protections. The first Earth Day was held on April 22, 1970, created by then-Sen. Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin in an attempt to put environmental protection on the national agenda.
MONTEREY PARK >> Police on Wednesday arrested an Alhambra woman who fatally struck an elderly man with her minivan in Monterey Park in January, then dragged him half-a-mile to her home, officials said. Police jailed Cecilia Morales DeToledo, 33, without incident about 8:50 a.m. on an arrest warrant issued by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, according to Monterey Park city officials and Los Angeles County booking records.
This week, Jim Shaw and others reveal the hidden histories of Los Angeles, Giant Robot brings its unique blend of Asian pop culture and art to the Vincent Price Art Museum, CalArts MFA candidates open up their studios, and more. Hot on the heels of Blum & Poe's Julian Schnabel exhibition , SprA1 4th Magers highlights another major figure from the 1980s painting renaissance, George Condo.
According to the National Eye Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, AMD is the leading cause of vision loss affecting more than 2 million Americans. Photographs of the inside of the eyes were taken to also detect signs of these eye diseases. Additional findings from the CHES study analyzing cataracts, glaucoma and other visual impairments are forthcoming. The USC Roski Eye Institute is ranked in the Top 2 of the nation's top grant recipients from the NEI and has achieved more than $32 million in annual grant funding.
It might seem as though there's no relief from high-interest balances, but you can take steps to lower your burden. If you've already paid several years off your mortgage, you probably don't want to extend it to 30 years again. The shorter term would lower your mortgage rate even further and save you a lot of money in interest. Look at all your available options and find the loan that best fits your needs and goals. Chris Hiestand is a personal finance expert at Lenda, a mortgage refinance site based in San Francisco.
Name: Taste of China Chefs/Owners: Grace Yu and Amy Pei arrived separately from China a little more than a year ago -- Yu from Tsingtao and Pei from Dalian. Yu boasts some experience running a restaurant from a few years back, while Pei's expertise is making big batches of dumplings of all varieties. Both women have a hidden agenda of fortifying their noodles and dumplings with vegetables by mixing them into the dough via juicing. The restaurant is part of a food court, which itself is located within the Pacific Plaza mini-mall.
According to the National Eye Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, AMD is the leading cause of vision loss affecting more than 2 million Americans. Additional findings from the CHES study analyzing cataracts, glaucoma and other visual impairments are forthcoming. The USC Roski Eye Institute is ranked in the Top 2 of the nation's top grant recipients from the NEI and has achieved more than $32 million in annual grant funding. And the first to use telesurgery to train eye doctors in developing countries.
Andy Yalau Chen, 37, is jailed in lieu of $5 million bail while awaiting arraignment April 22 in connection with the shooting death of Min Gu, along with a charge that Chen was cultivating marijuana, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office. Authorities also discovered that Chen was growing marijuana at the house, according to the District Attorney's Office. "Detectives believe the motive for the murder was a financial dispute," Los Angeles County sheriff's Deputy Ryan Rouzan said Friday, a day after Chen's arrest.
Kam Hing Wong of Monterey Park was charged with three felony counts -- attempted premeditated murder, injuring a spouse and making criminal threats, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. The crime began when Wong attacked his wife with a pair of scissors while she was in the shower at their Monterey Park home nearly a week ago, said Deputy District Attorney Presciliano Duran. There was no mention of a motive. Last Thursday, Monterey Park Police Lt. Times staff writer Matt Hamilton contributed to this report.
In front of the Luminarias Restaurant in Monterey Park, Calif., reports the San Gabriel Valley Tribune . Los Angeles news outlet KABC TV reports the victim is in serious but stable condition. The victim's family, standing on the steps of the town's city hall, asked for the public's help Monday in finding the driver. "My nephew is only 16 years old," he said through tears. Police and news outlets first reported the victim as male, but officials later confirmed the teen is a transgender woman. Watch the news report from KABC TV below.
TEMPLE CITY, CA - A 37-year-old San Gabriel man was behind bars Tuesday after he was arrested for allegedly killing a man whose body was found in the trunk of a car abandoned in Monterey Park, authorities said. The killing occurred in the 5500 block of Sultana Avenue, according to sheriff's homicide detectives. A foul odor prompted calls from people near the decomposing body, left in a black Lexus sedan in the 200 block of South Lincoln Avenue in Monterey Park. He is scheduled to be arraigned on Wednesday in Alhambra Superior Court.