Past Stories

Hurst is Westchester Rotary’s Citizen of the Year

Alison Hurst, executive director of Safe Place for Youth, has been named the Westchester Rotary Club’s 2014-2015 Citizen of the Year. She will receive the award at 7 p.m. Saturday during the Westchester Rotarian Foundation’...

Vincent A. Migliazzo’s flight simulator program helps kids find their wings
Photo by Jorge M. Vargas Jr.

Interview: Reaching new heights at 90

World War II combat medic, teacher, volunteer — Westchester’s Vincent A. Migliazzo receives the Flight Path Museum’s Honorary Service Award on Saturday. Vincent A. Migliazzo stormed the beach to pave the way for MacArthur...

Gale Anne Hurd converses with the Hollywood Reporter’s Stephen Galloway at LMU
Photo by Juan Tallo

Gale Anne Hurd on overcoming Hollywood hurdles

The producer discusses surviving the industry from 1984’s “The Terminator” to “The Walking Dead” By Michael Aushenker The professional and personal destiny of “The Walking Dead” producer Gale Anne Hurd began with ...

Councilman Mike Bonin helps install a new signal 
at Manchester and Lincoln
Photo by Mia Duncans

A turn for the better in Westchester

Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin was in Westchester on Monday to help a city transportation crew install a new left-turn signal at the intersection of Lincoln Boulevard and Manchester Avenue. There have been 45 automobile...

The specter of  J. Edgar Hoover loomed large behind Betty Medsger when she received a mysterious package in the Washington Post newsroom
Illustration for The Argonaut by Tony Gleeson

‘Behind Every Mailbox’

The reporter who broke America’s original domestic spying scandal and activists who raided an FBI office to obtain the proof teach ‘Lessons in Courage and Resistance’ at Loyola Marymount University By Kevin Uhrich What wo...

Chris Shilakes, Kaely Orenski and Mackie

Westchester couple jogs for a cure

Westchester native Kaely Orenski and husband Chris Shilakes, both 28, fell in love after their first date at Disneyland 10 years ago. On Sunday they head back to the Happiest Place on Earth to participate in the Crohn’s &...

A solar energy farm proposed for Westchester would utilize photovoltaic cells — 
the example pictured above is not a project rendering — to generate electricity

A solar farm in the city

Westchester committee hears plans to line a half-mile portion of the 405 freeway with 14-foot photovoltaic cells By Gary Walker Like other Westside communities, Westchester is experiencing a sharp rise in residential and commer...

Faulty cable leaves Westchester in the dark

A defective underground electric cable was to blame for the extended Jan. 2 power outage in Westchester, LADWP spokeswoman Kim Hughes said. The outage began at 6:39 a.m. and knocked out traffic signals at Lincoln Boulevard and ...


LMU named in sex abuse lawsuit

Student claims campus officials ignored report that teacher had abused her in high school By Gary Walker Loyola Marymount University has joined the list of Los Angeles-area colleges accused of mishandling a report of sexual ass...

County health officials are addressing an infestation of rats that centered on this Westchester home, where the animals were apparently being fed

County sends rodents packing

County sends rodents packing Public health officials tackle a rat infestation that had residents of Westchester’s tony Kentwood neighborhood saying ‘Eek!’ By Gary Walker An infestation of rats in an affluent Westchester n...

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