Our weekly look back at the stories you may have missed.
Sure it makes travel easier. But that leads to more drivers on the road.
An L.A. firefighter explains how bottle rockets are often to blame when palms catch fire.
Jakarta bests New York and L.A. as well as Tokyo, London, and São Paulo, according to a recent study.
San Francisco's Financial District is more Manhattan-like than it is San Francisco-like, and other observations.
Big cities continue to dominate the competition for basketball superstars.
How the most car-friendly urban form went from quaint to grotesque.
A violin solo at the Hollywood Bowl gets drowned out, and a revolt is born.
A UCLA researcher makes the case for several ways to cut noise at transit stations in the middle of freeways.
Metro areas with low rates of marriage, high unemployment, and low educational attainment have the largest share of 'boomerang' kids.
Who's been to more cities, you or 007?
When I moved to Southern California I figured I'd be bragging about the warm winters. But heatwave after heatwave everywhere else has changed my tune.
Where America's Olympians were born and where they currently live reveals interesting clusters.
Also, medical-marijuana dispensaries are outlawed in L.A., chained-up pooches in Virginia.
Workers do well on the east and west coasts.
Ranking the economies of Europe and some of America's biggest cities.
The worst culprits aren't necessarily the ones you'd expect.
Research reveals why highly creative people who are open to new experience find themselves drawn to certain places.
Obsessing over trying to serve different economic classes on mass transit misses the point.