Pumping water from where it's abundant to where it's not takes a lot of energy.
How sensors and computers and phone apps are revolutionizing the way cities handle their parking spaces.
Lawsuits and questions about the true nature of murals have confounded L.A. for a decade.
Taking advantage of closed streets for a bike ride down carless streets – at 4 a.m.
A pilot project aims to pave the way for community-led reuses of L.A. streets.
The company says it plans to launch round-the-clock, cupcake-dispensing automatons in not just Beverly Hills, but every city it's located in.
Neighborhood has been seeking incorporation for decades, but is turned down over financial concerns.
The Los Angeles protesters are up in arms about the prospect of their artwork landing in a museum or art gallery.
The best smelling, that is. See where your city ranks on this highly unscientific listing of odorous burgs.
Also, Bogota outlaws public handguns; L.A. says no to beach football; a palm-reading aptitude test is no longer acceptable in China; and Hoboken bans Snookie.
Sidewalk disrepair and inaccessibility are the subject of new lawsuits against the city.
The nature of gang-related homicides varies widely depending on where you live.
There have been more films shot in cities like Detroit and New Orleans in the last couple of years than ever before
Street festival aims to reduce the stigma of Skid Row
A new kinetic sculpture in Los Angeles envisions a city with smoothly flowing cars traveling at 240 mph
What Los Angeles Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne learned after a full year of historical reading on the city
Houston and L.A. recently turned theirs off. Will others join them?
With cost estimates rising, a commitment of additional state funds for high-speed rail seems all but impossible