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  • LA schools closed due to email threat Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    LA schools closed due to email threat

    The Los Angeles School District has decided to close schools until they are assured the schools are safe, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • US undercut ability to deal with threats like this: Woolsey

    More than 640,000 students in over 900 schools in the LA school district are safe, after schools were shut down due to a credible threat. Former CIA Director R. James Woolsey, shares his perspective.

  • LA closes schools after safety threat Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 10:41 AM ET
    LA closes schools after safety threat

    Former FBI Assistant Director Chris Swecker, discusses Los Angeles closing down its entire school system after a credible threat.

  • LA officials: All students are safe Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 10:25 AM ET
    LA officials: All students are safe

    The Los Angeles Superintendent of Schools Ramon C. Cortines addressed safety actions being taken in all LA schools. CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the details.

  • LA school district superintendent addresses closures Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 10:15 AM ET
    LA school district superintendent addresses closures

    Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Ramon Cortines holds a press conference about the city-wide school closure, as reported by KNBC.

  • LAUSD: I want every school searched Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 10:11 AM ET
    LAUSD: I want every school searched

    The Los Angeles Superintendent of Schools Ramon C. Cortines is taking action to ensure safety in all LA schools for Wednesday, after schools closed in the area due to a possible threat.

  • Playboy magazine over the years, by the numbers Friday, 11 Dec 2015 | 1:40 PM ET
    November 2015 issues of Playboy magazine on the shelf of a bookstore in Bethesda, Maryland.

    The final nude Playboy is about to come out. We break down some of the business numbers behind the magazine.

  • 4 ways to save big on holiday travel: Expedia CEO Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 10:34 AM ET
    Travelers arrive to check in for flights at O'Hare International Airport.

    With the Christmas travel rush nearly upon us, Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi tells CNBC there's still time to get great deals on airfares.

  • Lakers' Bryant to retire Monday, 30 Nov 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Lakers' Bryant to retire

    Basketball star Kobe Bryant will end his NBA career after the current season.

  • Los Angeles housing takes a U-turn Thursday, 19 Nov 2015 | 1:15 PM ET
    The skyline of Los Angeles

    After seeing the highest September sales pace in six years, Los Angeles housing fell into a deep sleep in October.

  • Billionare to turn Beverly Hills estate to farmland Thursday, 12 Nov 2015 | 1:12 PM ET
    Palazzo di Amore

    Jeff Greene said that Palazzo di Amore, his 25-acre estate and mega-mansion perched atop Beverly Hills, is no longer for sale.

  • Disney's Iger to help plan NFL stadium in LA Wednesday, 11 Nov 2015 | 11:55 AM ET
    Bob Iger, chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company.

    Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger will work with the city of Carson on the potential construction of a new Los Angeles NFL stadium.

  • Tiny hotels: Check in, then squeeze in Tuesday, 3 Nov 2015 | 6:47 AM ET
    Moxy hotel room rendering.

    Chains are opening hotels with micro-size rooms, but with larger communal spaces aimed at the millennial traveler.

  • LOS ANGELES, Oct 30- Striking Southern California port truckers who accuse shipping companies of wage theft took their grievances on Friday to City Hall in Los Angeles, where they gained new political backing for their cause. The strikes, idling just a fraction of the 13,000- plus trucks hauling cargo in and out of the Los Angeles and Long Beach harbor complex,...

  • LA's $1 billion Toilet to Tap program Friday, 23 Oct 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    LA's $1 billion Toilet to Tap program

    Southern California is contemplating a 'toilet to tap' program that could transform human waste water into drinking water.

  • Los Angeles may go 'toilet to tap' for its water Thursday, 22 Oct 2015 | 2:25 PM ET
    The exterior of the Metropolitan Water District building on Alameda Street in Los Angeles.

    The LA Metropolitan Water District is moving toward a program that could eventually result in human waste water being turned into drinking water.

  • The issue Democrats need to address in the debate Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Democratic presidential hopefuls Bernie Sanders (L) and Hillary Clinton (R).

    Here is the huge issue affecting the middle class that the Democratic candidates must address during the Las Vegas debate, says JoEllen Chernow.

  • Newest tech VC firm is also a baseball team Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 11:41 AM ET
    Joc Pederson of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits a two-run home run against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium on Oct. 4, 2015.

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have become the first professional sports team to fund a tech incubator, sprinkling $120,000 among 10 start-ups.

  • California roars back, but there's a 'dark side' Friday, 2 Oct 2015 | 12:44 PM ET
    Workers assemble a floor to a house being constructed at the BLU Homes production facility in Vallejo, California, Sept. 11, 2015.

    California was hit hardest by the recession, but the Golden State has come roaring back with a vengeance. Here's the bad news.

  • Here's how much people in Hollywood make: Report Friday, 2 Oct 2015 | 11:51 AM ET
    Meryl Streep

    Thinking about working in Hollywood but don't know how much you money you could make? Wonder no more.