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Map Outlines Every Negative Stereotype About L.A. Neighborhoods

Urbane recently unveiled this cartographic gem that showcases every ugly stereotype about most L.A. neighborhoods. It even covers a little bit of Orange County and the Inland Empire.

Longtime Mayor Of Lawndale Dies At 81

Harold Hofmann, the longtime fixture in Lawndale civic circles who served as mayor of the city for 22 years, died today at his home of natural causes. He was 81.

Video: Sacha Baron Cohen 'Kills' Elderly Presenter At Last Night's Britannia Awards

The Britannia Awards, put on by the Los Angeles branch of BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) at the Beverly Hills Hotel last night, went off mostly without a hitch. That is, until comedian Sacha Baron Cohen decided to have a little fun with the audience.

Beloved LAX Restaurant Set To Close After 48 Years

A vital piece of LAX history is about to shut its doors for good. The Proud Bird, a popular restaurant and watering hole for aviation fanatics of all ages and backgrounds, will officially be closing on November 21.

Video: Protesters Rally In Front Of ABC Headquarters Over Kimmel Skit

About 1,500 people gathered in front of the ABC headquarters in Burbank yesterday to protest a skit on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" where a child suggests killing all Chinese people.

Video: Black UCLA Students Highlight Lack Of Diversity On Campus

A video posted on Monday has sparked a discussion on the lack of African-American students on the UCLA campus.

Two Men Found Shot Inside Overturned Car

Police responding to reports of an accident found an overturned Audi with two men inside suffering from gunshot wounds.

LAUSD Puts The Brakes On iPad Program After Students Hack Them

The Los Angeles Unified School District has temporarily halted a plan to distribute thousands of iPads to schools because of widespread hacking by students.

Four Charged In Cutting Off Man's Penis During Kidnapping

In what can only be described as a scene right out of every man's worst nightmare, four people were arrested and charged after kidnapping a Newport Beach marijuana dispensary owner, torturing him with a blowtorch and cutting off his penis.

City Name Origins Offer A Glimpse Into L.A. County's Rich History

Militant Angeleno has a cool list of the origins of all 88 incorporated cities that make up the massive and eclectic Los Angeles County.

Two Women Killed In Crash On The 110, Driver Arrested For DUI

Two women were killed last night when their car crashed into a tree and a chain-link fence on the 110 freeway in Highland Park. The driver of the car has been arrested on suspicion of DUI.

FBI: Paul Ciancia Targeted TSA, Wanted To 'Instill Fear Into Their Traitorous Minds.'

According to a signed, handwritten note found on him, LAX shooter Paul Anthony Ciancia had a specific grudge against the TSA when he opened fire on agents and passengers in Terminal 3 yesterday.

Courtney Stodden's Divorce Proves True Love Is An Awful Lie

A few days ago, America's sweethearts, 19-year-old Courtney Stodden and her 53-year-old husband, Doug Hutchison, announced their divorce after three years of blissful romance.

FBI Agent Who Brought Down Calderon May Have Targeted Huizar

The dramatic saga of Rocky Patel continues to get more interesting. The Los Angeles Times has learned that the same undercover FBI agent who posed as a film executive to catch State Senator Ron Calderon in a bribery scandal has also been in contact with L.A. City Councilman Jose Huizar.

Michelle Pfeiffer Was In A Cult

Actress and professional pretty person Michelle Pfeiffer has revealed that she was in a cult when she first landed in Los Angeles.

Authorities Investigating Burning Death Of Man At WeHo Halloween Carnaval

Authorities are looking for answers in the death of a man who caught fire during the West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval last Thursday.

TSA Agent Who Died In LAX Shooting Was A 'Great Guy,' Family Man

The TSA agent who was killed in the LAX shooting yesterday has been identified by the agency as Gerardo I. Hernandez of Porter Ranch.

Man Turns Himself In After Girlfriend's Death From Moving Car

A Santa Ana man who may have pushed his girlfriend and his infant daughter out of a moving vehicle on Halloween turned himself in today.

Photo: The L.A. Times' Awkward Ad On Top Of LAX Shooting Story

Today's unfortunate sticker placement news comes to us from the Los Angeles Times, who decided to place an awkward ad across the headline about yesterday's LAX shooting.

The Juiciest Bits Of The Case Against Ron Calderon

Earlier this week, Al Jazeera America did an incredible piece of investigative journalism outlining the federal corruption investigation aimed at State Sen. Ron Calderon of Montebello.

Two Men Shot Near Hollywood Halloween Festivities

Two men were shot and wounded just south of Hollywood Boulevard right as Halloween festivities were in full swing.

James Franco Posts Pensive Selfie While Stranded On Tarmac At LAX

James Franco posted a frustrated selfie with the caption 'At #lax Some s**tbag shot up the place.'

'Mad Men' Crew Was Filming At LAX When Shooting Happened

In true L.A. fashion, an episode of the hit AMC series "Mad Men" was in the middle of filming when the shooting broke out in Terminal 3.

Man Dies After Attacking A Cab Driver And Crashing His Car Into A House

A Fullerton man died this morning after getting into a fight with a cab driver, fleeing police in another vehicle and crashing into a house.

USC Students Protest Crazy New Security Measures

A group of USC students are rebelling against the panopticon-like safety measures taken by the university in the name of extra security.

Woman Gets Ticket For Google Glass-ing While Driving

Here's something of a tech first: a Temecula woman was recently given a ticket by a California Highway Patrol officer in San Diego for driving while wearing her Google Glass.

Mayor Fights for Pricey L.A. River Project in D.C.

A good chunk of Mayor Garcetti's trip to Washington D.C. is to garner support for long-running plans to revitalize the beleaguered L.A. river.

SoCal Cop Allegedly Rapes Trans Woman

An El Monte police officer is currently under investigation after being accused of raping a trans woman while on duty.

Get Up Close With Amazing Movie Memorabilia From 'Casablanca' to 'Batman' This Weekend

A massive collection of over 300 pieces of film history - from costumes to screenplays to famous props - will be on display this weekend at the Bonham's showroom on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood.

Bill Sharman, Legendary Former Lakers Coach, Dies At 87

Bill Sharman, the former Lakers coach and general manager who coached the team to its first NBA championship in 1972 season, died today at his home in Redondo Beach. He was 87.

15-Year-Old Arrested After Confessing To Killing His Father [UPDATED]

A 15-year-old Downey boy has been arrested by authorities on suspicion of murder after he reportedly confessed to killing his father.

Extra Extra: L.A. As Seen On T.V.

In tonight's Extra, Extra, The A.V. Club tours popular L.A. television spots, The Republicans are in a bit of a jam, a pit bull attacks, Hal Needham dies and Conrad Murray is getting out of jail. Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports. You can also find us on Pinterest, Storify, Foursquare, and Instagram (laistpics).

Video: Bicycle-Riding Serial Groper Sought In Long Beach

Long Beach Police are trying to find a serial groper who has assaulted dozens of women in the past year while riding his bicycle.

Federal Appeals Court Upholds California Ban On Foie Gras

That ban on foie gras? Still in effect after judges upheld the law outlawing the controversial delicacy.

L.A.'s Bizarre Ban On Murals Finally Overturned [UPDATED]

The L.A. City Council today tentatively agreed to lift the decade-long mural moratorium banning the art-form on privately owned buildings.

West Hollywood Plastic Surgeon Creates 'The Perfect Wife'

A West Hollywood plastic surgeon who was featured on Dr. 90210 has revealed that he performed a number of Frankenstein-esque procedures on one of his patients to turn her into "The Perfect Wife."

Liberace's Sprawling Las Vegas Manor Sells For Just $500,000

The massive Las Vegas mansion once owned by famed pianist Liberace has sold for a paltry $500,000.

'Sovereign Citizens' Arrested in Las Vegas Are A Sex Offender And A Scientologist

Two people arrested Tuesday night over a plot to kidnap and kill law enforcement officers in the Las Vegas area have ties to California.

Pencil This In: Kilmer As Twain, Belgian Art Film, Taboo Tales, TOMS & A Look Inside Disney

It's Wednesday, so celebrate the middle of the week with this five fine events happening across the L.A. area tonight.

Transgender Reality Star Beat To Death In Apartment

A transgender woman who starred in a web reality series was found dead Tuesday afternoon in her Fontana apartment. Domonique Newburn, 32, was found in the living room of her home in Fontana and pronounced dead at 4:30 p.m.

'Prison Break' Star Comes Out As Gay, Declines Russian Film Festival Invite

Wentworth Miller, star of popular mid-aughts television drama "Prison Break," publicly came out as gay in a letter to organizers of the St. Petersburg Film Festival in Russia.

The Best Places To Taste Wine In Los Angeles

You don't have to waste gas driving to Sonoma or Santa Barbara to get your wine on. Los Angeles has a multitude of wonderful and relatively inexpensive wine tastings that should satisfy your palate, whether you're a wine aficionado or novice.

Pencil This In: Jann Klose, UCLA Punk Showcase, Dan Levy At NerdMelt & Yellow Red Sparks

Happy Friday, Angelenos! Come celebrate the middle of the month with these exciting performances and galleries happening across town tonight. Groove to tunes by Jann Klose and Yellow Red Sparks, garner an appreciation of local punks at the UCLA Hammer Museum, and celebrate the miracle of fatherhood at NerdMelt with Dan Levy.

Los Angeles Couple Living in Qatar Accused Of Starving Daughter To Death

A Los Angeles couple has been jailed in Qatar since January 15 and are accused of intentionally starving their adopted daughter to death.

Get Out: Sunset Strip Music Festival, Paul Schrader Retrospective & So Much Dan Harmon

From a music festival to comedy to film screenings, we've got plenty of events for you to check out for this upcoming weekend.

Photos: 'Justice For Trayvon' Protesters March Through Downtown

Scores of protesters from all walks of life gathered in front of the L.A. federal courthouse Saturday for a peaceful vigil to speak out against the controversial Trayvon Martin verdict. The vigil was only part of a "national day of action" brought on by Reverend Al Sharpton's National Action Network in conjunction with the Los Angeles Coalition for Community Control Over the Police.

Student's Death In Saddleback College Fire Ruled A Suicide

A Saddleback College student who committed suicide by lighting himself on fire in a classroom last week has been identified as Jacob Mathews, 21, of Lake Forest.

Car-Free LGBT Tour Schools Angelenos In L.A.'s Gay History

The good people at Out and About Tours, L.A.'s premier LGBT tour company, have put together an exciting and comprehensive car-free and guide-less tour that takes you through L.A.'s fascinating gay history.

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