Is the guy standing in the traffic island, hawking mangoes, a criminal?
Thanks to this piece of legislation, many of the water bodies of the United States are by now, cleaner.
According to tennis legend Billie Jean King, there has been a 1,000% increase in girls playing high school sports since Title IX.
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A hold-up of a TV newscaster and a horrific school shooting in Stockton pushed State Senator David Roberti to consider a ban an assault weapons.
We often hear about the trolleys and light rail lines that once dotted the L.A. street grids -- but why don't we hear more about the once-popular jitneys?
Thanks to a 1978 city proposition, the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics ended with a $232.5 million surplus, which helped fund youth sports organizations throughout the city.
Thomas Jefferson was one of the founding fathers of our nation. But did you know he also had a hand in how the L.A. streets are laid out?