Posts Tagged Los Angeles

Crowds, cuteness overwhelm first Hello Kitty Con

Hello Kitty fans pose for photos in a giant tea cup at the Hello Kitty Con, the first-ever Hello Kitty fan convention, held at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Los Angeles. The convention was held to honor the character's 40th birthday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hello Kitty cuteness is taking over Little Tokyo in downtown Los Angeles as the city hosts the first Hello Kitty fan convention.

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Owners have grand plans for new MLS club in LA

Major League Soccer announces the details of the league's plan to launch a second team in the Los Angeles area after shutting down Chivas USA, at a news conference in Los Angeles Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Flanking MLS commissioner Don Garber, second from right, are members of the ownership group Tom Penn, Peter Guber and Henry Nguyen, right. The new team, the Los Angeles Football Club, will begin play in 2017 with strong owners and plans for a soccer-specific stadium. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Henry Nguyen and Peter Guber envision their new Major League Soccer team taking the field somewhere in the Los Angeles area in early 2017 in a sparkling new stadium filled with roaring fans.

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Angels pick up closer Street’s option for 2015

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have exercised their $7 million contract option on closer Huston Street.

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Suge Knight, Katt Williams charged with robbery

In this Feb. 26, 2003 file photo, rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight walks out of the Los Angeles County jail, in Los Angeles.  Los Angeles prosecutors say Knight and comedian Katt Williams were arrested and charged with one count of robbery on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, after a paparazzo reported the men stole her camera in Beverly Hills on Sept. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Suge Knight and comedian Katt Williams were arrested and charged with robbery Wednesday after a celebrity photographer reported the men stole her camera last month.

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Lakers’ Randle has surgery, likely out for year

Lakers forward Julius Randle winces in pain as the Lakers trainer checks his injury in the fourth period Tuesday Oct. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/The Orange County Register, Paul Rodriguez)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers rookie forward Julius Randle is expected to miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on his broken right leg.

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