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Teamsters vow to unionize Amazon, taking on an anti-union behemoth

The Teamsters vow to help unionize Amazon

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  • June 22 @ 6:18 pm

Appeals court mulls over challenge to California ban on high-capacity gun magazines

A federal appears court heard arguments Tuesday in a case whose outcome will help determine the future of California’s 32-year ban on so-called assault weapons.

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  • June 22 @ 6:00 pm

US appeals courts mulls challenge to California ban on high-capacity gun magazines

A federal appears court heard arguments Tuesday in a case whose outcome will help determine the future of California’s 32-year ban on so-called assault weapons.

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  • June 22 @ 6:00 pm

Small plane crashes near Big Bear airport with 2 onboard

The single-engine aircraft caught fire after crashing.

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  • June 22 @ 5:54 pm

Fake Chanel sunglasses, Cialis pills: $12.7 million in counterfeit goods seized at Port of Long Beach

U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized more than $12.7 million worth of counterfeit goods from the Port of Long Beach.

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  • June 22 @ 3:28 pm

Bonin: We’ll clear homeless camps from Venice boardwalk this summer, with no arrests

L.A. City Councilman Mike Bonin commits to removing homeless camps from the Venice Boardwalk by early August and says relocation will be offered.

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  • June 22 @ 3:20 pm

‘I hate her’: Garcetti’s top aide mocked labor icon Dolores Huerta

Ana Guerrero disparaged Huerta in Facebook comments reviewed by The Times. L.A. Mayor Garcetti said he asked Guerrero to ‘step away’ from her duties.

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  • June 22 @ 2:10 pm

LAPD examines whether it could make COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for cops

The L.A. Police Commission requested the LAPD report on a possible COVID-19 vaccination mandate and the work assignments of its unvaccinated personnel.

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  • June 22 @ 1:59 pm

Police Commission requests report on legality of a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for LAPD

The L.A. Police Commission requested the LAPD report on a possible COVID-19 vaccination mandate and the work assignments of its unvaccinated personnel.

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  • June 22 @ 1:59 pm

Brush fires erupt in California, forcing evacuations

Multiple evacuations have been issued, and at least one firefighter has been injured as crews battle early-season fires across the state.

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  • June 22 @ 12:00 pm

Santa Clara County had the state’s first COVID-19 rules. It just dropped its final one

Santa Clara County had the first recorded COVID-19 death in the nation. Now, more than 71% of its residents are at least partially vaccinated against the illness.

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  • June 22 @ 10:32 am

This giant ‘inland ocean’ is Southern California’s last defense against drought

Diamond Valley Lake, an “inland ocean,” is Southern California’s prime defense against drought.

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  • June 22 @ 8:00 am

Arrested by police for a misdemeanor, he went home blind in one eye

A man arrested on suspicion of domestic violence says he was shoved face first into a locker by a Hawthorne police officer, causing an injury that ruptured his right eye and left him blind. The incident was captured on video, which the city has yet to make public.

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  • June 22 @ 7:00 am

You will soon be able to take the train to LAX. Is it enough to jump-start rail in L.A.?

L.A.’s trillion dollar rail boom has so far showed mixed results. Everyone is looking for a game changer. Will rail to LAX be it?

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  • June 22 @ 7:00 am

A Disney animator draws on his Salvadoran boyhood of beauty and brutality

José Zelaya, the Disney Television Animation’s only Salvadoran designer and digital animator, as a boy dreamed he would “work for Mickey Mouse.”

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  • June 22 @ 7:00 am

Evacuations orders issued for Vallejo wildfire

A wildfire in the city of Vallejo on Monday night triggered evacuation orders.

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  • June 22 @ 12:03 am

“I think my blockhead escaped’: Tortoise cruises out of Long Beach backyard and around neighborhood

Two women had followed the tortoise after they spotted him at Pacific Avenue and Bixby Road to make sure he wouldn’t get hit by a car.

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  • June 21 @ 8:13 pm

U.S. appeals court blocks judge’s decision to overturn state’s assault weapons ban

The legal fight could continue for months and may be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. 

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  • June 21 @ 7:27 pm

Video shows deputy kicking man in head during arrest in San Bernardino County

The deputy, who has not been identified, has been placed on leave and is under investigation, sheriff’s officials said.

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  • June 21 @ 4:29 pm

Charles Manson’s ‘right-hand man’ Bruce Davis denied parole for seventh time

Gov. Gavin Newsom blocked the convicted murderer’s parole last week, marking the seventh time a California governor has done so.

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  • June 21 @ 4:18 pm

Appreciation: Mark Peel, ‘the LeBron James of the grill,’ an intellectually curious chef’s chef

Mark Peel was Wolfgang Puck’s opening chef at Spago, but he was less a celebrity chef than an intellectually curious chef’s chef.

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  • June 21 @ 4:18 pm

9th Circuit revives suit against California law requiring women on corporate boards

A federal appeals court decided unanimously to revive a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a California law that bans all-male corporate boards.

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  • June 21 @ 3:22 pm

California’s digital COVID-19 vaccination record has glitches. Here’s how to fix yours

California has received nearly 70,000 forms by residents looking to correct or complete their vaccination information, the state Department of Public Health says.

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  • June 21 @ 2:56 pm

After police pursuit, stolen big rig crashes into Chino house

The driver of the stolen semi lost control of the vehicle and struck a utility pole, parked cars and a wall before crashing into the house, police said.

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  • June 21 @ 2:29 pm

Aiden Leos killing suspects face new road rage allegation as authorities seek more cases

The district attorney’s office is asking anyone with information on other alleged incidents to contact its tip line.

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  • June 21 @ 11:05 am

COVID-19 might shrink parts of the brain, scientists say

It’s not clear how the coronavirus causes parts of the brain to shrink, if it’s due to the virus or COVID-19 symptoms, a former FDA official says.

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  • June 21 @ 9:50 am

California’s prison boom saved this town. Now, plans to close a lockup are sparking anger and fear

California’s decision to close the prison in Susanville rocked the town, where the consequences could be dire for residents and businesses that depend on the economics of incarceration.

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  • June 21 @ 7:00 am

California’s prison boom saved this town. Now, plans to close its lockup are sparking anger and fear

California’s decision to close the prison in Susanville rocked the town, where the consequences could be dire for residents and businesses that depend on the economics of incarceration.

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  • June 21 @ 7:00 am

Need mental health help? There are apps for that, but picking the right one is tough

Venture capitalists have poured billions into the digital mental health space, but some apps offer little more than distraction — or could do harm.

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  • June 21 @ 7:00 am

Column: Many California kids can’t access Wi-Fi for schoolwork. Newsom wants the state to step up

California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to spend $7 billion to build a state-owned broadband network along highway rights-of-way into communities up and down California.

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  • June 21 @ 7:00 am

Burglar breaks into Bel-Air home, swims naked in pool and kills two parakeets

Police say Paul K. Kiyan, 34, was arrested by Los Angeles police after a homeowner saw him on surveillance video inside the house.

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  • June 20 @ 2:28 pm

Hotline set up for information on pair charged in road-rage killing of Aiden Leos, 6

The Orange County district attorney is asking for anyone with information in any road rage incidents involving Marcus Eriz and Wynne Lee to call (714) 834-7000.

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  • June 20 @ 1:41 pm

Two brothers set record for longest highline ever walked in Yosemite National Park

Moises and Daniel Monterrubio heel-toed across a 2,800-foot-long highline strung across Yosemite gullies plunging as deep as 1,600 feet.

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  • June 20 @ 11:39 am

After week of record heat, here is what Southern California can expect in coming days

June gloom will make a comeback in coastal areas, though hot weather and fire conditions will continue in other areas through Monday.

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  • June 20 @ 11:27 am

Few police agencies have given L.A. prosecutors the names of dishonest cops

More than 40 of the county’s law enforcement agencies have yet to provide the district attorney’s office names of officers who have histories of dishonesty and other misconduct that could affect their credibility in court.

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  • June 20 @ 7:00 am

South L.A.’s Leimert Park honors Juneteenth with a bustling festival and a reopened park

Crowds descend on a street festival honoring Juneteenth, the newly created federal holiday marking the freeing of slaves in the United States.

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  • June 19 @ 8:46 pm

Woman killed, man and woman injured in shooting in South Los Angeles neighborhood

One person was dead and two others were wounded and taken to a hospital after a shooting in a South Los Angeles neighborhood.

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  • June 19 @ 4:18 pm

After blistering heat wave, June gloom set to return to Southern California

The unusual heat wave that baked Southern California is ending soon.

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  • June 19 @ 3:03 pm

Here’s how you can celebrate Juneteenth today in L.A. County

President Biden signed legislation into law Thursday to make Juneteenth, or June 19, the 12th federal holiday.

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  • June 19 @ 12:22 pm

Many L.A. cops and firefighters aren’t vaccinated against COVID-19. Is this a public safety threat?

Los Angeles has reopened, but many first responders remain unvaccinated. Just over 50% of the city’s firefighters and police officers have gotten one shot.

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  • June 19 @ 11:00 am

Scenes from the Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo, the nation’s only touring Black rodeo

On Saturday — Juneteenth — CBS will air the Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo, the nation’s only touring all-Black rodeo.

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  • June 19 @ 10:17 am

Severe wing fractures in pelicans raise fears of a human culprit

This week, a wildlife care center in Huntington Beach announced that 22 pelicans have been brought in since October with severe fractures to a bone in their wings.

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  • June 19 @ 8:00 am

‘Black joy is a form of resistance.’ L.A.’s Juneteenth is partying with purpose

Juneteenth will be the first major opportunity to party in public after the city opens back up June 15.

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  • June 19 @ 7:00 am

L.A.’s COVID-19 death rate falls below that of Bay Area in another sign of widening recovery

L.A. County is reporting about two COVID-19 deaths a day, while the Bay Area is reporting four.

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  • June 19 @ 7:00 am

Column: Hot days, packed beaches, lots of trash. It’s Josey to the rescue!

Josey Peters has been on a mission since 2007 to clean up other people’s messes in public areas.

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  • June 19 @ 7:00 am

Here are some things to know about the extreme drought in the Western U.S.

What you need to know about the drought in the Western U.S.

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  • June 19 @ 5:00 am

San Jacinto city councilman indicted on charges of operating illegal cannabis dispensary

A Riverside County grand jury has indicted Councilman Joel Lopez and another man on charges of operating an illegal cannabis dispensary.

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  • June 18 @ 11:02 pm

New emergency system aims to help make beaches accessible to deaf visitors

The Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors unveiled the Beach Emergency Evacuation Lights System, or BEELS, on Friday.

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  • June 18 @ 8:56 pm

Los Padres National Forest wildfire triggers evacuations, including for Buddhist monastery

A wildfire in the Los Padres National Forest has triggered evacuations, including for a Buddhist monastery.

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  • June 18 @ 7:54 pm

L.A. creates advisory commission to study reparations pilot program for some Black Angelenos

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the formation of an advisory commission that would develop a pilot reparations program targeted at a cohort of Black Angelenos.

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  • June 18 @ 7:20 pm

California’s unemployment debt grows as businesses ask Newsom for help

Even as the economy is rebounding, unemployment remains high, and the debt is forecast to grow beyond the $24.3 billion estimated for the end of this year, state officials said.

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  • June 18 @ 7:12 pm

Roseville residents asked to fly the rainbow Pride flag at City Hall. Council members said no

Several residents asked the Roseville City Council to consider a motion that would allow them to fly the flag in recognition of the LGBTQ community. The council voted against it.

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  • June 18 @ 6:10 pm

Richard Van Horn, Episcopal priest who revolutionized California’s approach to mental illness, dies at 81

Dogged advocate for the mentally ill and their families

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  • June 18 @ 5:41 pm

Column: Celebrate Juneteenth. But please, let’s not turn it into a consumer holiday

Juneteenth has always felt like one of the last corners of Black life untouched by mass consumerism. But now it’s open to all Americans. I’m worried.

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  • June 18 @ 5:09 pm

In court, BLM says LAPD ‘failed completely’ to punish officers in protest abuses

Black Lives Matter Los Angeles and other protesters claim the LAPD has “failed completely” to hold officers accountable for abuses in 2020.

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  • June 18 @ 4:55 pm

‘Hungry to celebrate being alive’: California reopening fuels job growth

Unemployment in California dipped to 7.9% in May, the fourth month state payrolls grew by more than 100,000 jobs. Still, full recovery will be slow.

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  • June 18 @ 4:03 pm

LaBianca home sells for $1.875 million in Los Feliz

The Los Feliz home of reality show host Zak Bagans, once owned by the LaBianca family, has sold for the second time in three years for $1.875 million.

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  • June 18 @ 3:52 pm

For L.A.’s first fully reopened weekend, 12 basic Angeleno skills you may have forgotten

Reopening lessons: Leave time to park, don’t talk at the movies and 10 more important things Angelenos forgot in the pandemic

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  • June 18 @ 2:57 pm

Leave time to park, don’t talk at the movies and 10 more things to remember as L.A. reopens

During the pandemic, Angelenos learned to identify birds by their song but we forgot other important things about L.A. life, like there’s no such thing as hard pants.

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  • June 18 @ 2:57 pm

Do you love L.A.? Learn these other songs too

Look at those mountains. Look at those trees. Look at all these other songs about Los Angeles that predate Randy Newman’s not-exactly-official anthem for Los Angeles.

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  • June 18 @ 2:53 pm

What you need to know about California’s new digital vaccine verification

Here’s what you need to know about the state’s new service showing proof of vaccination against COVID-19. First: It’s not a passport.

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  • June 18 @ 2:03 pm

Man accused of killing 6-year-old Aiden Leos will remain in custody without bail

Both Marcus Anthony Eriz, 24, and Wynne Lee, 23, the suspects accused of killing the 6-year-old in a road rage incident, plead not guilty.

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  • June 18 @ 1:56 pm

Man accused of killing 6-year-old Aiden Leos will remain in custody on no bail

Both Marcus Anthony Eriz, 24, and Wynne Lee, 23, the suspects accused of killing the 6-year-old in a road rage incident, plead not guilty.

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  • June 18 @ 1:56 pm

Palm Springs matches all-time high temperature of 123 degrees

The temperature in Palm Springs hit `123 degrees on Thursday, an all-time high reached three times previously in recorded history.

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  • June 18 @ 11:51 am

California unveils system to provide digital COVID-19 vaccine records

Californians can now access a digital copy of their COVID-19 vaccination record as part of a new system unveiled by the state, officials said.

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  • June 18 @ 11:39 am

Last gasp of heat wave brings Flex Alert, red flag warnings and new records

Southern California’s lingering heat wave moves into its fifth day on Friday, prompting red flag warnings and another Flex Alert.

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  • June 18 @ 11:30 am

California finally has rules for returning to the office. Here is what they are

Fully vaccinated employees in most workplaces can now stop wearing masks in their places of employment.

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  • June 18 @ 11:07 am

Man killed, security guard wounded in shooting at marijuana dispensary in Eagle Rock

A verbal altercation escalated into gunfire at the Green Earth Collective on York Boulevard in Eagle Rock, authorities said.

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  • June 18 @ 10:31 am

Getting unemployment benefits in California is changing. What you need to know

The process for obtaining unemployment benefits in California is changing, including a job search requirement. Here’s what you need to know.

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  • June 18 @ 10:22 am

Column One: In Redondo Beach, it’s homeless court alfresco — with love

Redondo Beach addressed its homeless problem with a court diversion program that provides services instead of custody. When the pandemic brought it to a halt, the city came up with workaround. Now homeless court is held outdoors, in a police station parking lot.

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  • June 18 @ 8:00 am

Column One: In Redondo Beach, it’s homeless court al fresco — with love

Redondo Beach addressed its homeless problem with a court diversion program that provides services instead of custody. When the pandemic brought it to a halt, the city came up with workaround. Now homeless court is held outdoors, in a police station parking lot.

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  • June 18 @ 8:00 am

San Bernardino County fails to ensure school spending gets to its neediest students, state says

San Bernardino County school officials failed to provide proper oversight of millions of dollars meant for the neediest students, state officials said.

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  • June 18 @ 7:00 am

Lawyer in L.A. sexual harassment case seeks Garcetti aide’s private Facebook posts

After The Times reported on a private Facebook group for key Garcetti staffers, a lawyer asked the city to preserve the site’s messages, emojis and “likes.”

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  • June 18 @ 7:00 am

Podcast: The fight for a beach once owned by a Black family

A Black family once owned a beach in Southern California. The government took it away. Now, in what could be a landmark in this nation’s efforts to correct past injustices to African Americans, Los Angeles County wants to give Bruce’s Beach back to the family who once owned it.

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  • June 18 @ 7:00 am

L.A. traffic behavior is changing. Is post-pandemic gridlock inevitable?

Transportation officials and drivers are waiting to see traffic and transit patterns altered by the COVID-19 pandemic offer clues to the future of commuting or mark only a temporary change in L.A.’s gridlock.

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  • June 18 @ 7:00 am

Earthquake: Magnitude 2.7 quake reported near three Southern California beaches

A magnitude 2.7 earthquake was reported at 8:27 p.m. Thursday two miles from Redondo Beach, Calif.

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  • June 17 @ 11:15 pm

Costa Mesa couple became aware they had killed Aiden Leos one week later, prosecutors say

Within a week after Aiden Leos was fatally shot on the 55 Freeway in Orange County, his suspected killer was brandishing a gun at another driver on the same highway, prosecutors said in a court filing Wednesday.

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  • June 17 @ 6:40 pm

Californians will again have to show they’re job hunting to receive unemployment benefits

With the pandemic waning, Californians who receive unemployment benefits will next month have to start showing that they are looking for work

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  • June 17 @ 5:57 pm

In new milestone, California administers 40 millionth dose of COVID-19 vaccine

California officials announced the latest total, 40,098,803 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, Thursday afternoon.

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  • June 17 @ 5:28 pm

After a baby is found in the trash at a Lynwood park bathroom, 2 women are sought

An infant boy was found inside a trash can in a women’s bathroom at Yvonne Burke-John D. Ham Park

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  • June 17 @ 5:22 pm

Deputies shoot and kill man on 215 Freeway in Riverside County after pursuit

Authorities said the man was armed and wanted for assault with a deadly weapon in Ventura County. The deputies involved are on administrative leave.

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  • June 17 @ 1:27 pm

Wait, is that rain? Rogue showers pop up during L.A. heat wave

The isolated showers developed over Orange County on Thursday morning and moved into the San Gabriel Valley, the National Weather Service said.

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  • June 17 @ 1:05 pm

Elections officials alarmed by Democrats’ plans to change Newsom recall rules

Local elections officials began sounding the alarm soon after Democrats unveiled new legislation last week allowing the Newsom recall to be held as early as Aug. 24.

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  • June 17 @ 12:15 pm

First flex alert of the year issued as heat wave sears California

In response to soaring temperatures, California’s electrical grid operator issues a flex alert asking residents to conserve energy Thursday.

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  • June 17 @ 11:45 am

What you need to do during California’s Flex Alert power emergency

Consumers are asked to limit their electricity use between 5 and 10 p.m. to avoid the shutoffs that happened during last year’s heat waves.

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  • June 17 @ 10:42 am

What you need to do during California’s Flex Alert power emergency Thursday

Consumers are asked to limit their electricity use between 5 and 10 p.m. to avoid the shutoffs that happened during last year’s heat waves.

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  • June 17 @ 10:42 am

L.A. County ready to flip peacocks the bird

Their feathery displays adorn and agitate a swath of the San Gabriel Valley, but peacocks may soon face the wrath of the Board of Supervisors who are exploring whether to ban residents from feeding the birds.

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  • June 17 @ 8:00 am

Trash, needles and fire. He’s watching homelessness destroy the Ballona Wetlands

A growing encampment has left significant damage in the freshwater marsh. But that’s no reason not to be sensitive to the needs of homeless people.

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  • June 17 @ 7:00 am

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  • June 17 @ 7:00 am

Top Garcetti aide posted sexual innuendo, disparaging messages about city employees

Garcetti chief of staff Ana Guerrero said she regrets posting certain private Facebook messages, saying they “were never meant to be seen” outside her small group of friends.

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  • June 17 @ 7:00 am

Sure, California lawmakers passed a budget to keep getting paid. But it’s not a ‘fake’ plan

If California legislators didn’t pass a budget by their June 15 constitutional deadline, by law their pay would be withheld. But there’s a lot in the plan and it’s not just a placeholder, columnist George Skelton writes.

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  • June 17 @ 7:00 am

It wasn’t just anyone who collected the bodies of the hospital’s COVID victims. It was Karl

The man collecting the Loma Linda hospital’s COVID victims was all but invisible

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  • June 17 @ 7:00 am

Decades of allegations of sexual abuse, misconduct rock exclusive Ojai boarding school

The allegations of misconduct and inappropriate “boundary crossing” at the Thacher School date to the 1980s.

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  • June 16 @ 11:36 pm

Decades of sexual abuse, misconduct allegations rock exclusive Ojai boarding school

The allegations of misconduct and inappropriate “boundary crossing” at the Thacher School date to the 1980s.

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  • June 16 @ 11:36 pm

Decades of sexual abuse, misconduct allegations roil exclusive Ojai boarding school

The allegations of misconduct and inappropriate “boundary crossing” at the Thacher School date to the 1980s.

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  • June 16 @ 11:36 pm

Brush fires force closure of 73 toll road in Orange County

Officials responded to multiple brush fires along the southbound lanes of the 73 tollway on Wednesday afternoon, forcing a closure of the highway.

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  • June 16 @ 8:43 pm

L.A. candidate calls for investigation and ejection of commissioners over campaign invite

A candidate seeking to unseat L.A. City Councilman Curren Price says she asked the Ethics Commission to investigate whether he had violated city rules.

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  • June 16 @ 7:53 pm

Hiker dies on Pacific Crest Trail in Riverside County

A woman died Wednesday while hiking on the Pacific Crest Trail near the community of Anza in Riverside County.

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  • June 16 @ 7:32 pm

Court orders California to move severely disabled defendants into treatment within 28 days

A state appeals court has given the state a deadline for moving defendants deemed incompetent to stand trial into treatment. They now languish in jail for months before they get help.

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  • June 16 @ 7:19 pm

Burbank restaurant that defied COVID-19 shutdown orders is evicted

Sheriff’s deputies completed the lockout early Tuesday morning. The ex-wife of the saloon and grill owner initiated the eviction.

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  • June 16 @ 7:05 pm

L.A. moves to ban selling flavored tobacco, but exempts some hookah sales

L.A. council backed a ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes. Some hookah products were exempted.

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  • June 16 @ 5:46 pm

‘Never thought it would be my kid.’ LAPD critic’s son is killed in drive-by shooting

William Gude, a regular critic of the LAPD, said his 22-year-old son Marcelis was shot dead in an incident that also left an 8-year-old girl wounded.

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  • June 16 @ 4:07 pm

Asian American woman assaulted in Culver City in possible hate crime

A man walking beside the Asian American woman Monday night in Culver City punched and shoved her into the street, according to surveillance footage.

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  • June 16 @ 1:39 pm

Blistering heat blankets Southern California as flex alert issued for Thursday afternoon

After record-high heat the previous day, Southern California was again reaching blistering temperatures on Wednesday.

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  • June 16 @ 11:32 am

Blistering heat blankets Southern California for a third day

After record-high heat the previous day, Southern California was again reaching blistering temperatures on Wednesday.

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  • June 16 @ 11:32 am

Third day of blistering heat blankets Southern California

After a day of record-high heat, Southern California is again expected to reach blistering temperatures Wednesday.

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  • June 16 @ 11:32 am

It turns out some Californians aren’t eager to shed their masks just yet

California fully reopened Tuesday, so residents who are fully vaccinated were able to go into many public places without masks, but many kept them on.

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  • June 16 @ 9:51 am

How L.A.’s indie bookstores survived the worst of the pandemic

After a brutal year of economic uncertainty, booksellers in L.A. are expecting a full recovery. But the June 15 reopening is reigniting safety concerns.

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  • June 16 @ 8:30 am

How L.A.’s indie bookstores survived the pandemic

After a brutal year of economic uncertainty, booksellers in L.A. are expecting a full recovery. But the June 15 reopening is reigniting safety concerns.

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  • June 16 @ 8:30 am

A mission to rescue 469 doomed trout at the Arroyo Seco fans Pasadena water war

Pasadena’s plan to take more water from the Arroyo Seco has been complicated by the unexpected introduction of hundreds of rainbow trout.

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  • June 16 @ 8:00 am

It wasn’t a crank call: Surprising many, MacKenzie Scott gives millions to California groups

MacKenzie Scott announced donations of $2.7 billion to 286 organizations. More than three dozen of the recipients in Scott’s latest round of giving are California community colleges and universities, arts groups and nonprofits that work for social justice.

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  • June 16 @ 7:00 am

In farewell, Beutner calls L.A. schools a ‘model for the nation.’ Others worry about work ahead.

The outgoing district leader lauds accomplishments during his three years in office.

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  • June 16 @ 7:00 am

Bearing gifts instead of bad news, Newsom’s political fortunes rise as California reopens

Given California’s low coronavirus infection rates and high vaccination levels, Newsom’s move to rescind restrictions will likely ensure that the shutdowns and political missteps that helped fuel dissension fade into memories by the time voters head to the polls for a recall election, political observers say.

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  • June 16 @ 4:00 am

Newsom sees his political fortunes rise as California reopens

Given California’s low coronavirus infection rates and high vaccination levels, Newsom’s move to rescind restrictions will likely ensure that the lockdowns and political missteps that helped fuel dissension fade into memories by the time voters head to the polls for a recall election, political observers say.

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  • June 16 @ 4:00 am

Southland hits record highs; more heat on tap Wednesday

The hot conditions will continue Wednesday, with gradual cooling Thursday and into the weekend.

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  • June 15 @ 7:40 pm

‘Monster’ Kody Scott, former L.A. gang member who became a bestselling author, found dead at 57

Former Eight Tray Gangster Crip member’s memoir brought attention to the sobering truth of gang life in South L.A.

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  • June 15 @ 6:57 pm

Trying to avoid ‘Karen situations,’ mask stances vary as crowds return to South Coast Plaza

The majority of shoppers at the Orange County mall wore masks on the first day it was no longer required by the state amid its full reopening.

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  • June 15 @ 5:50 pm

Dana Rohrabacher, former O.C. congressman, says he was part of Jan. 6 Capitol march

The former Orange County congressman says he participated in the march outside the Capitol, but insists he did not storm the building with others.

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  • June 15 @ 3:53 pm

Photos capture California as the state fully reopens

New California guidelines say that fully vaccinated people are no longer required to wear masks in most public settings.

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  • June 15 @ 3:40 pm

Many Californians keep masks on as economy reopens, saying better safe than sorry

Despite Tuesday’s massive reopening and the loosening of COVID-19 rules in California, many continue to wear masks in public.

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  • June 15 @ 3:18 pm

San Francisco to require staff in hospitals, jails and nursing homes to get COVID-19 vaccine

The San Francisco order will go into effect once the FDA gives formal approval for one of the COVID-19 vaccines.

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  • June 15 @ 1:30 pm

Councilman Mike Bonin is served with a recall notice. It’s the second in L.A. in a week

Bonin denounced the effort, calling it ‘the latest in a series of recall attempts to silence strong progressive voices.’

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  • June 15 @ 12:44 pm

California reopens to joy, celebrations: ‘It’s one of the best days of my life’

As of Tuesday, restrictions are lifted at most businesses, and Californians fully vaccinated for COVID-19 can go without masks in most settings.

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  • June 15 @ 12:26 pm

Who wants to be a millionaire? COVID vaccine lottery grand-prize drawing is today

Gov. Newsom will be in L.A. County on Tuesday for the selection of 10 top winners in California’s vaccine sweepstakes. Each takes home $1.5 million.

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  • June 15 @ 11:30 am

California reopening: Why officials say it’s safer this time around

Tuesday is not the first time California has tried to reopen its economy during the COVID-19 pandemic. But officials are hopeful it will be the last.

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  • June 15 @ 10:01 am

Most intense heat wave of year hits L.A. area: What you need to know

Southern California’s heat wave will be most intense Tuesday and Wednesday, with gradual cooling Thursday and into the weekend.

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  • June 15 @ 8:48 am

California banned private prisons, immigrant detention centers. Will the law survive court?

Last week, lawyers now representing the Biden administration urged a panel of judges on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to repeal the law.

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  • June 15 @ 8:00 am

Valley Boulevard, L.A.’s Chinese main street, was a ghost town in 2020. Can it bounce back?

As vaccinations picked up and case counts dropped, Valley Boulevard has slowly come back to life. Locals are starting to gravitate to their favorite noodle eatery or dim sum diner.

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  • June 15 @ 7:00 am

Valley Boulevard, L.A.’s main Chinese thoroughfare, was a ghost town in 2020. Can it bounce back?

As vaccinations picked up and case counts dropped, Valley Boulevard has slowly come back to life. Locals are starting to gravitate to their favorite noodle eatery or dim sum diner.

  • LA Times
  • June 15 @ 7:00 am

The rules, the risk, the freedom: Everything you need to know about California reopening

Here’s a rundown of what changes today: No more masks required for most vaccinated people, with a few exceptions.

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  • June 15 @ 7:00 am

California’s budget deadline doesn’t work like voters might think

The state Constitution requires lawmakers to pass a budget by June 15 or see their pay docked. But what they passed on Monday isn’t the final product.

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  • June 15 @ 7:00 am

As traffic rebounds in L.A., commuters say they won’t go back to the way things were

With offices in California and elsewhere reopening, workers who’ve been doing their jobs remotely once again need to commute — or figure out how to avoid it for good.

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  • June 15 @ 7:00 am

Can Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine save Audubon Middle School (and its students)?

Audubon Middle School is pulsing with energy and ideas, but the South L.A. campus needs students — and many of them need more engagement. Enter the music moguls.

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  • June 15 @ 7:00 am

Podcast: Our Masters of Disasters on earthquake everything

Are Californians ready for the next big earthquake? The L.A. Times’ panel of peril weighs in.

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  • June 15 @ 7:00 am

L.A. dentist accused of sexually abusing patients, targeting immigrants and low-income women

Emad Fathy Moawad, 50, is accused for targeting the female patients between 2013 and 2018

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  • June 14 @ 7:35 pm

California could ease mask rules for fully vaccinated workers this week

Vaccinated workers might no longer need to wear masks by the end of the week if a board approves a proposal and Gov. Gavin Newsom issues an executive order.

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  • June 14 @ 6:27 pm

California’s fully vaccinated workers could remove masks at work later this week

Fully vaccinated workers in California may be able to remove masks at work this week if a state safety board approves a proposal by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, or Cal/OSHA.

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  • June 14 @ 6:27 pm

California offers $100 million to rescue its struggling legal marijuana industry

Los Angeles will be the biggest beneficiary of the money, which was proposed by Gov. Gavin Newsom to help cannabis businesses acquire permanent licenses.

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  • June 14 @ 6:15 pm

Been vaccinated? California wants to give you a dream vacation

Vaccinated Californians 18 and older will have a chance to win trips to San Francisco, Palm Springs, Anaheim, Los Angeles or San Diego in a new Vax for the Win lottery to be held July 1.

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  • June 14 @ 5:48 pm

Van explosion in Montclair triggers FBI investigation

The explosion of a minivan causes no injures but briefly knocks out power in the Montclair area.

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  • June 14 @ 4:22 pm

Personal watercraft explodes at boat launch, killing Moreno Valley man

The 48-year-old was trying to start the vessel, which was still on a trailer at the launch ramp, when fuel or vapors inside the hull ignited, authorities said.

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  • June 14 @ 1:41 pm

California will fully reopen Tuesday. What will change as the pandemic fades?

As California reopens its economy, capacity limitations, mask requirements and social distancing will no longer be required in most venues.

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  • June 14 @ 1:34 pm

Flats fire engulfs 2 homes near Palm Desert as firefighters battle blaze amid heat wave

The Flats fire, which is 30% contained, is still threatening Riverside County mountain communities, including Pinyon Crest.

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  • June 14 @ 12:50 pm

What could go wrong as California reopens: Variants, vaccine skepticism, inequities

Although health experts see reason for confidence as California ends many COVID restrictions, here are some dangerous health scenarios they’ll be watching out for.

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  • June 14 @ 11:55 am

Blistering heat bearing down, with triple-digit temperatures that threaten the L.A. area

An excessive-heat warning was issued for 10 a.m. Tuesday through 9 p.m. Friday in the mountains of Ventura and Los Angeles counties, not including the Santa Monica range.

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  • June 14 @ 11:02 am

Blistering heat bearing down, with triple-digit temperatures that threaten L.A. area

An excessive heat warning was issued for 10 a.m. Tuesday through 9 p.m. Friday in the mountains of Ventura and Los Angeles counties, not including the Santa Monica range.

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  • June 14 @ 11:02 am

Excessive heat warning issued as triple-digit temperatures threaten L.A. area

The worst heat will likely bake the region Tuesday and Wednesday, with gradual cooling Thursday and into the weekend, the National Weather Service said.

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  • June 14 @ 11:02 am

A mother and daughter ‘kidnapped.’ A husband’s bizarre story. A baffling Irvine mystery

A mother and daughter vanish in Irvine. A husband offers a bizarre story. What happened?

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  • June 14 @ 7:00 am

The ruling overturning California’s assault weapon ban was nutty. But it may be on solid legal ground

Judge Roger Benitez’s opinion, although it began with a nutty comparison of a Swiss Army knife to an AR-15, may be on solid ground concerning a basic point, columnist George Skelton writes.

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  • June 14 @ 7:00 am

Column One: To return to a post-COVID normal, we must learn to trust one another again

California is set for a full reopening on June 15, but experts say a full recovery is dependent on trust.

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  • June 14 @ 7:00 am

To return to a post-COVID normal, we must learn to trust one another again

California is set for a full reopening on June 15, but experts say a full recovery is dependent on trust.

  • LA Times
  • June 14 @ 7:00 am

Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine to launch what could be ‘the coolest high school in America’

The new magnet high school will be based at Audubon Middle School. The campus in Leimert Park has experienced a sharp enrollment decline, as have nearby high schools.

  • LA Times
  • June 14 @ 6:00 am

Op-Ed: Reopening a city that still throbs with loss

I fear the complacency that June 15 will bring in Los Angeles, the false certainty that we have ‘beaten’ the coronavirus.

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  • June 14 @ 5:00 am

Op-Ed: Tap the state’s future surpluses to give everyone a share in California’s wealth

Call it universal basic capital: Every Californian gets an ownership share in the wealth created here.

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  • June 14 @ 5:00 am

Long Beach police arrest alleged drunk driver in the death of a pedestrian in a wheelchair

A 26-year-old Long Beach man was arrested on charges of driving under the influence and vehicular manslaughter in the death of a pedestrian in a wheelchair.

  • LA Times
  • June 14 @ 12:26 am

A magnitude 3.5 earthquake hits near Healdsburg

The temblor Sunday evening was 20 miles from Santa Rosa.

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  • June 13 @ 11:02 pm

Wildfire forces evacuations in the mountains south of Palm Desert

A wildfire has burned 225 acres in the Santa Rosa Mountains and is 0% contained. Evacuations have been ordered in Pinyon Crest.

  • LA Times
  • June 13 @ 6:05 pm

With a major heat wave expected across the L.A. region, ‘summer has definitely arrived’

A heat wave with record-high temperatures is expected to sweep the Los Angeles area this week, with the highest temperatures Tuesday and Wednesday.

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  • June 13 @ 1:05 pm

Los Angeles Archdiocese to drop mask, social distancing requirements for vaccinated parishioners

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles issued new instructions to reopen for indoor Mass starting next weekend and for most followers to return to the pews.

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  • June 13 @ 11:12 am

Column: A dying girl, a fateful blessing and the lessons of California’s tragic origin myth

The La Cristianita saga is barely remembered — even by its putative caretakers at Camp Pendleton.

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  • June 13 @ 8:00 am

‘Bordertown’ to ‘Bordertown,’ this Mexican writer’s journey through Hollywood

My last chance at Hollywood fame was going to live or die on Olvera Street. But overcoming the tropes wasn’t going to be easy.

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  • June 13 @ 8:00 am

LAPD shootings of unstable people wielding sharp objects a deadly problem

Police officials say such weapons represent real, imminent threats. Others claim the danger is exaggerated and that officers are too quick to pull the trigger.

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  • June 13 @ 8:00 am

Cesar Martinez: He revels in the ethos of enterprise and hard work

At last, the Class of 2021 gathers together — for graduation

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  • June 13 @ 7:00 am

At last, the Class of 2021 gets together — for graduation

For many seniors, the end of high school is marked by the first in-person gathering of their entire class since March 2020 — graduation.

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  • June 13 @ 7:00 am

Jade Magallanes: “When I stepped foot on campus, I’m like, ‘Oh, my god, I’m back.'”

At last, the Class of 2021 gathers together — for graduation

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  • June 13 @ 7:00 am

Jesus Medina: Campus organizer is headed to UC Santa Cruz

At last, the Class of 2021 gathers together — for graduation

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  • June 13 @ 7:00 am

Jesus Medina: Campus organizer is headed to UC

At last, the Class of 2021 gathers together — for graduation

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  • June 13 @ 7:00 am

Johnny Sen: He wasn’t going to finish his senior year, but his friends stepped in

At last, the Class of 2021 gathers together — for graduation

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  • June 13 @ 7:00 am

Earthquake: Magnitude 4.1 quake reported near Healdsburg in Northern California

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake was reported at 11:54 p.m. Saturday, 10 miles from Healdsburg, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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  • June 13 @ 2:09 am

Earthquake: Magnitude 3.9 quake reported near Healdsburg in Northern California

A magnitude 3.9 earthquake was reported at 11:54 p.m. Saturday, 10 miles from Healdsburg, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

  • LA Times
  • June 13 @ 2:09 am

Los Angeles County coronavirus case numbers and deaths continue to drop as reopening nears

Starting Tuesday, the state will remove most remaining restrictions on businesses and significantly relax mask-wearing rules for people who are vaccinated.

  • LA Times
  • June 12 @ 5:39 pm

FBI raids home of L.A.-based actor who entered Capitol Jan. 6 with right-wing protesters

About 20 agents armed and outfitted in tactical gear raided the North Hollywood home of Siaka Massaquoi

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  • June 12 @ 5:34 pm

FBI raids home of Los Angeles-based actor who entered U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 with right-wing protesters

About 20 agents armed and outfitted in tactical gear raided the North Hollywood home of Siaka Massaquoi

  • LA Times
  • June 12 @ 5:34 pm

Officials end search for Catalina ferry passenger who went overboard; ‘Don’t give up on him,’ sis

The man was identified as 24-year-old Keion Dade of Moreno Valley.

  • LA Times
  • June 12 @ 2:02 pm

Search called off for man who went overboard on passenger ship off Long Beach

The man was identified as 24-year-old Keion Dade of Moreno Valley.

  • LA Times
  • June 12 @ 2:02 pm

Fire in downtown L.A. building destroyed artists’ creations but not their spirit

A fire in an Arts District building destroyed 20 artists’ studios and storage spaces and several businesses.

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  • June 12 @ 1:02 pm

Lopez: The homeless situation in Venice is complicated. But that’s no excuse for inaction

Councilman Mike Bonin says he’s angry about the suffering he sees. So let’s get going on solutions.

  • LA Times
  • June 12 @ 9:00 am

How do we hold on to new freedoms as California reopens?

COVID-19 news is good in California now, but as the state opens up, I fear for the unvaccinated holdouts.

  • LA Times
  • June 12 @ 8:00 am

California’s biggest heat wave of the year heightens drought and fire fears

“Early heat waves and more frequent heat waves this summer will exacerbate an already serious situation,” one climatologist said.

  • LA Times
  • June 12 @ 8:00 am

We unboxed 4 premade earthquake kits, from $30 to $300

You can buy a plethora of earthquake kits online, but which ones are the best for the price? Here’s a look at four off-the-shelf options.

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  • June 12 @ 7:13 am

What does a chef have on hand for emergencies? We asked L.A.’s food people

L.A. chefs, restaurateurs and the Food staff share the food and drink items they would want in their earthquake kits.

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  • June 12 @ 6:00 am

Lucy Jones says this is the most important thing you can do to prepare for a quake

People are much more important than kits. People will help each other when the power is out or they are thirsty. And people will help a community rebuild and keep Southern California a place we all want to live after a major quake.

  • LA Times
  • June 12 @ 6:00 am

Earthquake apps: Which ones are worth downloading?

MyShake is the early-warning app recommended for Southern Californians. But there are others you can download. What are they and which ones might you want?

  • LA Times
  • June 12 @ 6:00 am

How to talk to your kids about earthquakes

You don’t want to scare your kids, but you do need them to be prepared for what to do before, during and after the shaking of a major (or even minor) earthquake.

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  • June 12 @ 6:00 am

Here’s what would happen if a huge quake hit Los Angeles

Disruptions from a major quake would be serious and long-lasting. Here’s what could happen in Southern California if a large earthquake struck on the San Andreas fault.

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  • June 12 @ 6:00 am

How earthquakes happen: The science of a shake

Before we can prepare for the Big One, we have to know what “one” is. Here’s a basic primer on the science of earthquakes.

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  • June 12 @ 6:00 am

What to do during and immediately after an earthquake

Drop, cover and hold on is the best advice for what to do during an earthquake. Know how you’ll react so you can stay calm and act quickly when the shaking begins.

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  • June 12 @ 6:00 am

Your guide to retrofitting your home for earthquakes

Southern California’s housing stock and propensity for earthquakes mean homeowners here need to pay special attention to foundations, chimneys and more. Here’s your guide to retrofitting.

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  • June 12 @ 6:00 am

Magnitude 4.6 earthquake strikes near Niland, Calif.

A magnitude 4.6 earthquake rattled Southern California on Friday night, but no damage or injuries were reported.

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  • June 12 @ 12:34 am

These are some of the major earthquake risks facing California

When the Big One hits, will Californians be ready for a lack of modern communication connections? Extended periods without essential utilities such as water and gas? Damage to homes? The mental health effects that often follow disaster?

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  • June 11 @ 8:19 pm

L.A. city attorney won’t charge 179 protesters, journalists arrested in Echo Park

Los Angeles City Atty. Mike Feuer will not file criminal charges against the scores of protesters, journalists and legal observers who were arrested for failing to disperse from an Echo Park protest in March.

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  • June 11 @ 6:50 pm

Long Beach man charged with brutally beating woman at gas station

The man, Antoine Larue Rainey, was also charged in an earlier attack on another female motorist.

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  • June 11 @ 5:44 pm

3 L.A. County residents among latest winners in $50,000 COVID-19 vaccine lottery

All told, 30 Californians will win $50,000 apiece as part of the state’s “Vax for the Win” program. The drawings will culminate Tuesday with the selection of 10 grand-prize winners, each of whom will take home $1.5 million.

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  • June 11 @ 1:42 pm

L.A. Times’ Robert Greene awarded Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing

Robert Greene was awarded the Pulitzer for a series of editorials that advanced the cause of criminal justice reform. It is The Times’ 48th Pulitzer.

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  • June 11 @ 12:27 pm

First heat wave of the season to bake Southern California amid worsening drought

Triple-digit temperatures are expected in the valleys and Inland Empire, while downtown L.A. will soar into the 90s and the beaches will reach the mid-80s.

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  • June 11 @ 12:21 pm

Amid worsening drought, Southern California braces for first heat wave of the season

Triple-digit temperatures are expected in the valleys and Inland Empire, while downtown L.A. will soar into the 90s and the beaches will reach the mid-80s.

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  • June 11 @ 12:21 pm

Nearly $1 billion restored to California bullet train after Biden officials reverse Trump

The federal transportation agency agrees to restore nearly $1 billion in funding for high-speed rail, but the project is still in a deep funding hole.

  • LA Times
  • June 11 @ 11:52 am

Officials raise alarms about another respiratory virus as COVID-19 fades

Cases of RSV, a respiratory virus, fell amid pandemic shutdowns last year. Now it’s reemerging in the South, and children may be more vulnerable.

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  • June 11 @ 10:01 am

Recall fever strikes California as angry voters take on politicians in large numbers

Publicity around the Newsom recall, as well as pandemic fallout and a combative political atmosphere, have helped fuel a surge in local recall drives around California.

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  • June 11 @ 7:00 am

Newsom is staring at a recall. He’s not the only one

Publicity around the Newsom recall, as well as pandemic fallout and a combative political atmosphere, have helped fuel a surge in local recall drives around California.

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  • June 11 @ 7:00 am

California COVID-19 plunges to new lows, fueling hope big reopening won’t bring new surge

The state is now reporting an average of fewer than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases per day. The last time case counts were this low was March 31, 2020 — when the pandemic was just beginning to roar to life and testing was limited.

  • LA Times
  • June 11 @ 7:00 am

San Pedro Fish Market is leaving its longtime harbor home. What happens next?

The San Pedro Fish Market, beloved by generations of Latino families and lately by Instagramers, needs to relocate. The owner has big plans to expand.

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  • June 11 @ 7:00 am

State bar admits ‘mistakes’ in handling complaints against ‘Real Housewives’ Tom Girardi

The State Bar of California acknowledged that its investigators had mishandled years of complaints against legal titan and “Real Housewives” cast member Tom Girardi, who is accused of stealing clients’ settlement money.

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  • June 11 @ 12:49 am

State bar admits ‘mistakes’ in handling years of complaints against Tom Girardi

The State Bar of California acknowledged that its investigators had mishandled years of complaints against legal titan and “Real Housewives” cast member Tom Girardi, who is accused of stealing clients’ settlement money.

  • LA Times
  • June 11 @ 12:49 am

Search continues for man who fell from passenger ship off Long Beach

The man either jumped or fell from the Catalina Express.

  • LA Times
  • June 10 @ 9:34 pm

Search for man overboard off Long Beach coast continues

The man either jumped or fell overboard from the Catalina Express.

  • LA Times
  • June 10 @ 9:34 pm

Authorities search for man overboard off Long Beach coast

The man either jumped or fell overboard from the Catalina Express.

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  • June 10 @ 9:34 pm

L.A. teachers union pact mandates masks and coronavirus tests for all this fall

When the nation’s second-largest school district fully reopens in the fall, students and staff will wear masks, regardless of vaccine status, and all will be be tested for the coronavirus at least once every two weeks.

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  • June 10 @ 9:19 pm

L.A. Times seeks to make depositions public in sexual harassment case involving former Garcetti aide

L.A. Times seeks to make public the deposition testimony in a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment by a former Garcetti aide

  • LA Times
  • June 10 @ 7:10 pm

Gay party impresario Jeffrey Sanker dies at 65

Sanker was the owner of White Party Palm Springs, a multiday extravaganza and a haven for generations of gay men.

  • LA Times
  • June 10 @ 5:45 pm

Former O.C. police chief, five others indicted on Capitol riot conspiracy charges

The yoga instructor and five other Southern California men were indicted for their roles in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot

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  • June 10 @ 5:33 pm

O.C. Stop the Steal organizer Alan Hostetter indicted on Capitol riot conspiracy charges

The yoga instructor and five other Southern California men were indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday for their roles in the violent storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6.

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  • June 10 @ 5:33 pm

Kaiser launches COVID-19 vaccine trial for children 5 to 11 in Northern California

The COVID-19 vaccine could be approved for children in the age group by fall, if the trial in Northern California goes well, a Kaiser official said.

  • LA Times
  • June 10 @ 4:51 pm

Black city employees accuse Long Beach of racial discrimination in lawsuit

Five current and former employees say the city of Long Beach failed to equally pay and promote Black workers and contributed to “anti-Black culture.”

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  • June 10 @ 3:22 pm

Democrats push for speedy Newsom recall as new analysis pegs cost at $215 million

An analysis projects the recall election against Gov. Gavin Newsom will cost $215 million, an amount that’s likely to grow as more candidates emerge.

  • LA Times
  • June 10 @ 1:57 pm

Newsom recall will cost California taxpayers $215 million, state officials say

An analysis projects the recall election against Gov. Gavin Newsom will cost $215 million, an amount that’s likely to grow as more candidates emerge.

  • LA Times
  • June 10 @ 1:57 pm

Robert Durst hospitalized, judge says, forcing another stay in long-delayed murder trial

Robert Durst, 78, a multimillionaire real estate heir and defendant in a labyrinthine murder trial, was hospitalized Thursday for an unspecified issue.

  • LA Times
  • June 10 @ 12:59 pm

California appeals judge’s ruling that overturned the state’s assault weapons ban

Citing the threat to public safety, California appeals a federal judge’s ruling that declared the state’s ban on assault weapons unconstitutional.

  • LA Times
  • June 10 @ 12:11 pm

Cannabis dispensary offering 1-cent products as COVID-19 vaccine incentives

The Contra Costa cannabis company says the promotion is an effort to help the state reach immunity against COVID-19.

  • LA Times
  • June 10 @ 11:54 am

Who can stop wearing masks, and where: California’s COVID reopening rules explained

With California set to reopen its economy fully on Tuesday, wearing a mask will become optional in many public settings. Here are the rules.

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  • June 10 @ 10:16 am

The new coronavirus Delta variant: Why some are worried, and some are not

The Delta variant, also known as B.1.617.2, was identified in India but has since been found in 60 countries. It’s thought to be more transmissible.

  • LA Times
  • June 10 @ 9:24 am

Q&A: How Councilman Mike Bonin plans to fix Venice’s homelessness crisis

L.A. City Councilman Mike Bonin lays out his vision of how a humane clearing of tents that run along the Venice boardwalk could occur.

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  • June 10 @ 7:30 am

How Councilman Mike Bonin plans to fix Venice’s homelessness crisis

L.A. City Councilman Mike Bonin lays out his vision of how a humane clearing of tents that run along the Venice boardwalk could occur.

  • LA Times
  • June 10 @ 7:30 am

‘It’s intolerable’: How Councilman Mike Bonin plans to fix Venice’s homelessness crisis

L.A. City Councilman Mike Bonin lays out his vision of how a humane clearing of tents that run along the Venice boardwalk could occur.

  • LA Times
  • June 10 @ 7:30 am

Podcast: Next U.S. ambassador to India might be L.A.’s mayor. Huh?

Does governing a city as unwieldy as Los Angeles make Garcetti the perfect candidate for ambassador to India?

  • LA Times
  • June 10 @ 7:00 am

Katie Hill fights to make revenge porn a federal crime and ponders another run for office

Former Democratic Rep. Katie Hill of Santa Clarita is pushing to make revenge porn a federal crime.

  • LA Times
  • June 10 @ 7:00 am

Homeless camps, trash and crime have transformed Venice boardwalk, eluding easy solutions

A plan for how to solve Venice’s homeless crisis has emerged from behind-the-scenes talks among a coalition of Venice activists, city officials and deputies of the area’s city councilman.

  • LA Times
  • June 10 @ 7:00 am

Column: California is sitting on a massive surplus. It’s time for Newsom to spend on gun control

A good place to spend the money would be on boosting local “red flag” programs to seize guns from people judged by a court to be a threat, columnist George Skelton writes.

  • LA Times
  • June 10 @ 7:00 am

Wearing a mask may go from a symbol of responsibility to vulnerability as California reopens

With California’s full economic reopening days away, there remains one question in many people’s minds: To mask, or not to mask?

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  • June 10 @ 7:00 am

Wearing a mask could go from a sign of caution to vulnerability as California reopens

With California’s full economic reopening days away, there remains one question in many people’s minds: To mask, or not to mask?

  • LA Times
  • June 10 @ 7:00 am

California has the largest drop in spring college enrollment numbers in the nation

Spring enrollment continued to drop in California and throughout the U.S. as COVID-19 pandemic kept students away.

  • LA Times
  • June 10 @ 7:00 am

Cal/OSHA will propose allowing vaccinated workers to stop wearing masks

The California workplace safety board suggested it will move to allow fully vaccinated employees to stop wearing masks while on the job, even around those who are not vaccinated.

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  • June 10 @ 12:04 am

Witness says Garcetti expressed surprise city hadn’t been sued over his former aide

The former head of the nonprofit Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles testified that he heard Mayor Eric Garcetti say he was surprised his former aide hadn’t caused the city to be sued.

  • LA Times
  • June 9 @ 8:56 pm

Newsom and California lawmakers approved to receive pay raise amid improving economy

The California Citizens Compensation Commission, which is appointed by the governor, voted 4 to 0 on Tuesday to approve the 4.2% pay hikes for state elected officials.

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  • June 9 @ 8:40 pm

She’s been at City Hall six months. Now Nithya Raman is being targeted for recall

Recall backers say Raman’s office is too inexperienced, too unresponsive and too politically radical. The councilwoman responded that she’s focusing on a “broad progressive agenda.”

  • LA Times
  • June 9 @ 8:33 pm

Forward progress stopped on vegetation fire in San Bernardino County

A wind-driven vegetation fire had been threatening structures in the city of Hesperia in San Bernardino County on Wednesday afternoon.

  • LA Times
  • June 9 @ 6:00 pm

Wind-driven vegetation fire in San Bernardino County threatens structures

A wind-driven vegetation fire is threatening structures in the city of Hesperia in San Bernardino County.

  • LA Times
  • June 9 @ 6:00 pm

Police arrest man suspected of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and killing a bystander

A man is arrested on suspicion of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend in North Hollywood over the weekend and killing another man who tried to stop him.

  • LA Times
  • June 9 @ 5:05 pm

L.A. is poised to ban tenant harassment. Here’s what the proposed law covers

L.A. is poised to approve a law that seeks to ban tenant harassment. Landlord groups oppose the measure.

  • LA Times
  • June 9 @ 4:59 pm

Californians vaccinated for COVID-19 can largely shed masks on June 15

The long-promised change will take effect Tuesday, the same date as the state’s full economic reopening, and bring the state into alignment with the CDC’s COVID-19 guidelines.

  • LA Times
  • June 9 @ 4:59 pm

2 killed in Palmdale hit-and-run crash

Investigators are searching for the driver of a Dodge Challenger, which rear-ended a Toyota Corolla around 12:30 a.m. Racing may have been involved.

  • LA Times
  • June 9 @ 4:42 pm

Employee charged with stealing COVID-19 vaccine cards valued at $10,000

Muhammad Rauf Ahmed allegedly stole more than 500 blank cards from the Pomona Fairplex mass vaccination site, officials said.

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  • June 9 @ 4:19 pm

The Sunset Beach water tower, a local landmark, seeks $4.95 million

In Sunset Beach, an 87-foot water tower remodeled into a one-of-a-kind home is on the market for $4.95 million.

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  • June 9 @ 2:56 pm

Suspect in alleged road rage killing of Aiden Leos faces ‘depraved heart’ murder charge

The man accused of killing 6-year-old Aiden Leos in a road rage shooting committed the crime with ‘malice aforethought,’ prosecutors allege.

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  • June 9 @ 11:40 am

A pandemic love story you haven’t heard before: Parents and their adult children

For some lucky families, the unexpected time together brought on by the pandemic often felt like a gift, a bonus year to bond with parents and siblings.

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  • June 9 @ 7:00 am

FBI wants to keep fortune in cash, gold, jewels from Beverly Hills raid. Is it abuse of power?

Customers of U.S. Private Vaults are suing the FBI over its attempt to confiscate gold and silver, jewelry and $86 million in cash from safe deposit boxes.

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  • June 9 @ 7:00 am

‘Do not come’: Kamala Harris’ three words to Guatemalans stir debate and backlash

Kamala Harris received an onslaught of backlash after she told would-be migrants ‘do not come’ to the U.S. But the message is no different from past Democratic administrations.

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  • June 9 @ 7:00 am

Unions are the powerhouse behind California’s troubled bullet train. A big test awaits

Organized labor has provided crucial support for the high-speed rail project, discouraging any straying from California’s current plan.

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  • June 9 @ 7:00 am

Sheriff Villanueva deploys deputies to Venice encampments, but is he overstepping his authority?

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva waded into the morass of homelessness in Los Angeles this week by deploying deputies to the Venice boardwalk, a tinderbox in the city’s struggle to deal with the mounting crisis.

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  • June 9 @ 7:00 am

Podcast: A Black LGBTQ publishing and political pioneer speaks

Charles Stewart stands at the intersection of race, representation and history. Yet his remarkable storyline hasn’t received much mainstream attention — until today.

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  • June 9 @ 7:00 am

After a bitter fight, Southern California’s water kingpin has a new leader

Adel Hagekhalil could bring a new direction to the Metropolitan Water District as climate change strains supplies.

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  • June 8 @ 10:58 pm

Photos: L.A. County sheriff deputies visit Venice boardwalk

Photographs by Genaro Molina illustrate the scene in Venice boardwalk after L.A. County sheriff’s deputies are dispersed to assess the homelessness problem along the famous strand.

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  • June 8 @ 9:59 pm

Photos: L.A. County sheriff, calling out city officials on homeless problem, sends deputies to Venice

Photographs by Genaro Molina illustrate the scene in Venice boardwalk after L.A. County sheriff’s deputies are dispersed to assess the homelessness problem along the famous strand.

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  • June 8 @ 9:59 pm

Photos: L.A. County Sheriff calls out city officials on homeless problem, sends deputies to Venice

Members of the St. Joseph’s Center on hand to try and place homeless

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  • June 8 @ 9:59 pm

L.A. County Sheriff’s deputy charged with assault, evidence tampering

A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy has been accused of assaulting a man in the back of her cruiser in 2019 and destroying evidence.

  • LA Times
  • June 8 @ 8:41 pm

Evacuation orders and warnings lifted in 850-acre Yuba County fire

Officials have canceled evacuation orders and warnings as firefighters get a hold on wind-driven vegetation fire near the community of Wheatland in Yuba County.

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  • June 8 @ 5:54 pm

Evacuation orders and warnings issued in Yuba County after 850-acre vegetation fire erupts

Officials have issued evacuation warnings as firefighters battle a wind-driven vegetation fire near the community of Wheatland in Yuba County.

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  • June 8 @ 5:54 pm

Evacuation orders and warnings issued in Yuba County after 500-acre vegetation fire erupts

Officials have issued evacuation warnings as firefighters battle a wind-driven vegetation fire near the community of Wheatland in Yuba County.

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  • June 8 @ 5:54 pm

Evacuation orders and warnings issued in Yuba County after 400-acre vegetation fire erupts

Officials have issued evacuation warnings as firefighters battle a wind-driven vegetation fire near the community of Wheatland in Yuba County.

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  • June 8 @ 5:54 pm

Evacuation warnings issued in Yuba County after 400-acre vegetation fire erupts

Officials have issued evacuation warnings as firefighters battle a wind-driven vegetation fire near the community of Wheatland in Yuba County.

  • LA Times
  • June 8 @ 5:54 pm

Hit-and-run crash in Lucerne Valley kills 3 girls, critically injures another

Four girls, two of them in wheelchairs, were struck from behind while traveling along a dark rural road Saturday night.

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  • June 8 @ 5:03 pm

COVID-19 vaccination site opens at Union Station as state hurtles toward reopening

The vaccination site opened Tuesday at Union Station, one week ahead of the state’s reopening on June 15.

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  • June 8 @ 2:53 pm

Police Commission to consider new alcohol rules for armed off-duty officers

The Los Angeles Police Commission on Tuesday requested a report from the LAPD on the use of alcohol by armed, off-duty officers as it considers changing department policy to restrict the practice.

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  • June 8 @ 2:06 pm

In state’s final weekly COVID-19 assessment, more than half of Californians living in yellow tier

Alameda, Napa, San Diego, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties have moved into California’s yellow tier as part of the state’s last reopening update.

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  • June 8 @ 1:15 pm

Suspect charged with murder in road rage shooting death of Aiden Leos

Marcus Anthony Eriz, 24, and Wynne Lee, 23, were taken into custody Sunday at home in Costa Mesa, over two weeks after the 6-year-old’s shooting.

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  • June 8 @ 10:29 am

Suspected shooter charged with murder in road rage killing of Aiden Leos

Marcus Anthony Eriz, 24, and Wynne Lee, 23, were taken into custody Sunday at home in Costa Mesa, over two weeks after the 6-year-old’s shooting.

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  • June 8 @ 10:29 am

Suspects in fatal road rage shooting of Aiden Leos face charges

Marcus Anthony Eriz, 24, and Wynne Lee, 23, were taken into custody Sunday at home in Costa Mesa, over two weeks after the 6-year-old’s shooting.

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  • June 8 @ 10:29 am

Aiden Leos road rage killing suspects face charges: ‘Could’ve happened to any one of us’

Marcus Anthony Eriz, 24, and Wynne Lee, 23, were taken into custody Sunday at their home in Costa Mesa.

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  • June 8 @ 10:29 am

Smoking supplies explode as downtown L.A. building erupts in flames

An overnight fire charred much of a commercial building in the 200 block of East 3rd Street. No one was injured.

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  • June 8 @ 10:00 am

Downtown L.A. warehouse erupts in flames overnight; smoking supplies explode

An overnight fire charred much of a commercial building in the 200 block of East 3rd Street. No one was injured.

  • LA Times
  • June 8 @ 10:00 am

Should we really worry about ticks on L.A. beaches, and what can we do to stay safe?

Beachgoers won’t find ticks crawling around on the sand, but experts say they might be lurking in brush or tall grass nearby.

  • LA Times
  • June 8 @ 9:00 am

Asian Americans protest homeless housing near upscale Arcadia, sparking suburban battle

A conflict over housing for the homeless has engulfed many in Arcadia and showcased the power of Asian immigrants and Asian Americans.

  • LA Times
  • June 8 @ 7:00 am

Rick Warren to retire as lead pastor of Saddleback Church

In a video message streamed Sunday, Warren said he will be transitioning to a role as “founding pastor” and that the church will search for a successor.

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  • June 8 @ 7:00 am

Some Black parents see less bullying, racism with online learning and are keeping kids home

Through distance learning Black parents were able to see how their children were treated by their peers and teachers and saw a system that did not benefit them, the report said.

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  • June 8 @ 7:00 am

Podcast: How the Los Angeles Public Library made libraries cool

How did the L.A. Public Library help launch poet Amanda Gorman and teen punk group the Linda Lindas into the world?

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  • June 8 @ 7:00 am

Metro investigates assault on train riders who were randomly slapped

Two men were randomly slapped while riding Metro. The transit organization is trying to find who assaulted them.

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  • June 7 @ 7:45 pm

Napa County records first death of fully vaccinated person from COVID-19

The woman died in early June from an infection tied to the Alpha variant first detected in the U.K. She was older than 65 and had underlying health conditions, officials said.

  • LA Times
  • June 7 @ 6:04 pm

Earthquake: 4.1 quake reported near Brawley, Calif.

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake was reported Monday at 2:08 p.m. Pacific time 11 miles from Brawley, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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  • June 7 @ 5:51 pm

No vaccines for young children, but schools can reopen safely in the fall, a study shows

It is possible for schools to reopen safely in places where coronavirus is under control as long as certain steps are taken to mitigate the risks.

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  • June 7 @ 4:13 pm

Gun recovered, new details emerge in apparent road rage killing of 6-year-old Aiden Leos

Investigators are revealing how they found the suspects in the killing of 6-year-old Aiden Leos, which left the Orange County community shocked.

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  • June 7 @ 2:59 pm

Surveillance, images, tips led to arrest in road rage killing of 6-year-old Aiden Leos

Investigators are revealing how they found the suspects in the killing of 6-year-old Aiden Leos, which left the Orange County community shocked.

  • LA Times
  • June 7 @ 2:59 pm

Surveillance, images, tips lead to arrest in road rage killing of 6-year-old Aiden Leos

Investigators are revealing how they found the suspects in the killing of 6-year-old Aiden Leos, which left the Orange County community shocked.

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  • June 7 @ 2:59 pm

After 43 years, the original rainbow flag is coming home to San Francisco

Gilbert Baker hand-stitched and dyed the original rainbow flag for the 1978 Gay Freedom Parade in San Francisco. A piece of the original fabric has made it back to the city.

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  • June 7 @ 2:29 pm

After 42 years, the original rainbow flag is coming home to San Francisco

Activist Gilbert Baker hand-stitched and dyed the original rainbow flag for the 1978 Gay Freedom Parade in San Francisco. A piece of the original fabric was unveiled Friday at the GLBT Historical Society.

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  • June 7 @ 2:29 pm

Ex-boyfriend kidnaps woman, kills man who tried to intervene, LAPD says

Authorities are asking for help locating the suspect and his ex-girlfriend, who are still missing.

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  • June 7 @ 1:54 pm

California has one of the lowest coronavirus transmission levels in the U.S.

The low coronavirus case rate underscores California’s continued progress toward extinguishing the health crisis a week ahead of its planned reopening.

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  • June 7 @ 1:45 pm

Photos: Remembering 6-year-old Aiden Leos, killed in alleged road rage shooting

Aiden Leos was fatally shot while riding in his mother’s car on the 55 in Orange. Two people have been arrested in the alleged road rage incident.

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  • June 7 @ 12:52 pm

Photos: The road rage killing of 6-year-old Aiden Leos

Two suspects arrested in alleged road rage shooting of 6-year-old Aiden Leos

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  • June 7 @ 12:52 pm

Is Disney’s Avengers Campus worth an hours-long wait? Our expert advice

Disney has created a Comic-Con style celebration for its Marvel Avengers that’s relatively grounded in reality. Superheroes, they’re just like us.

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  • June 7 @ 12:23 pm

The Zoot Suit Riots Cruise brings back ‘a forgotten era’

As cars cruise through Los Angeles, event participants remember the Zoot Suit Riots of 1943.

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  • June 7 @ 12:00 pm

The road rage killing of 6-year-old Aiden Leos: What we know about suspects, shooting

On Sunday night, two arrests were made in the fatal shooting on the 55 Freeway.

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  • June 7 @ 10:48 am

Bill Bratton talks L.A. police, George Floyd and his memoir

As police come under scrutiny, Bratton, ex-top cop of L.A. and New York and co-author of a new memoir, defends the profession and his career.

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  • June 7 @ 8:00 am

Gascón promised to review controversial police killings. After 6 months, is he too late for some?

When he ran for district attorney, George Gascón promised to review a number of police shootings in which his predecessor declined to bring charges against officers. But the effort is running into roadblocks.

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  • June 7 @ 7:00 am

D.A. George Gascón’s promise to review controversial police killings hits roadblocks

When he ran for district attorney, George Gascón promised to review a number of police shootings in which his predecessor declined to bring charges against officers. But the effort is running into roadblocks.

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  • June 7 @ 7:00 am

‘Go For Broke’ Japanese American veterans get a postage stamp marking WWII service

The exploits of the 442nd and other Japanese American soldiers, including those who used their Japanese language skills to gain intelligence on the enemy in the Pacific, have gained increasing recognition over the years. But it took a determined campaign, beginning in 2005, to make the stamp a reality.

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  • June 7 @ 7:00 am

Connected by love and loss, they reaped what Rodney sowed — and gave it away

After her husband died, Sherril Wells needed a reason to carry on. She found it in tilling the Fresno fields he planted, giving away fresh food to the hungry.

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  • June 7 @ 7:00 am

Judge and attorney in pivotal Newsom recall lawsuit were former law partners

Judge James Arguelles and Bradley Benbrook, lawyer for the recall campaign, were attorneys at the same Sacramento law firm before 2010. According to federal court records, the two served as co-counsel on at least two cases.

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  • June 7 @ 7:00 am

A generation of seabirds was wiped out by a drone in O.C. Scientists fear for their future

Some 3,000 elegant terns fled the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve after the May 12 crash, in the largest egg abandonment scientists who work there can recall.

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  • June 7 @ 6:00 am

A generation of seabirds was wiped out by a drone at an O.C. reserve. Now, scientists fear for their future

Some 3,000 elegant terns fled the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve after the May 12 crash, in the largest egg abandonment scientists who work there can recall.

  • LA Times
  • June 7 @ 6:00 am

Magnitude 3.6 earthquake shakes near Brawley

A magnitude 3.6 earthquake was reported Sunday at 10:44 p.m. 14 miles from Brawley, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

  • LA Times
  • June 7 @ 1:13 am

Two suspects arrested in alleged road rage shooting of 6-year-old Aiden Leos

Six-year-old Aiden Leos died in his mother’s arms on the 55 Freeway in Orange last month.

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  • June 6 @ 9:34 pm

Authorities investigate two shootings on the 605 Freeway. One man was wounded

Authorities are investigating two shootings that occurred Saturday along the southbound 605 Freeway in Irwindale, including one that sent a man to the hospital.

  • LA Times
  • June 6 @ 2:06 pm

Los Angeles County reports 15 COVID-19 deaths, 285 new cases of the virus

Coronavirus deaths and cases continue in L.A. County, but the daily numbers are way down from a few months ago.

  • LA Times
  • June 5 @ 10:07 pm

Boy killed in freeway road rage shooting is mourned: ‘Too pure and innocent for this world’

Hundreds of people attended a memorial service at Calvary Chapel Yorba Linda, where Aiden Leos was remembered for his ability to empathize with others. A reward for information about the fatal shooting grew to $500,000.

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  • June 5 @ 9:33 pm

Boy killed in road rage shooting on 55 Freeway is mourned: An ‘angel, too pure and innocent for this world

Hundreds of people attended a memorial service at Calvary Chapel Yorba Linda, where Aiden Leos was remembered for his ability to empathize with others. A reward for information about the fatal shooting grew to $500,000.

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  • June 5 @ 9:33 pm

Earth Wind & Fire headlines drive-in concert at Rose Bowl to raise money to fight MS

Earth Wind & Fire headlines a drive-in concert at the Rose Bowl to raise money and awareness in the fight against multiple sclerosis.

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  • June 5 @ 4:22 pm

After judge overturns California assault weapons ban, state officials vow to fight back

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has vowed to fight back after a federal judge overturned the state’s 30-year-old ban on assault weapons.

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  • June 5 @ 2:57 pm

Earthquake: Swarm of temblors, including magnitude 5.2 quake, hits Imperial County

Imperial County was hit by a swarm of earthquakes beginning Saturday morning, the largest one measuring magnitude 5.2, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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  • June 5 @ 1:40 pm

Earthquake: Swarm of temblors, including magnitude 5.2 quake, hits near California border

Imperial County was hit by a swarm of earthquakes beginning Saturday morning, the largest one measuring magnitude 5.2, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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  • June 5 @ 1:40 pm

Earthquake: Magnitude 5.2 quake hits Imperial County

Imperial County was hit by a swarm of earthquakes Saturday morning, the largest one measuring magnitude 5.2, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

  • LA Times
  • June 5 @ 1:40 pm

Whittier police shoot and kill man they say was armed with a gun

A Whittier police officer shot and killed a man who was allegedly armed with a handgun on Friday afternoon.

  • LA Times
  • June 5 @ 12:05 pm

Gavin Newsom’s wheel of vaccine fortune: When a game show is as good a metaphor as any

A lottery is helping California get vaccinated. But the COVID-19 pandemic has been a game show all along.

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  • June 5 @ 11:26 am

Commentary: Gavin Newsom’s wheel of vaccine fortune: When a game show is as good a metaphor as any

A lottery is helping California get vaccinated. But the COVID-19 pandemic has been a game show all along.

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  • June 5 @ 11:26 am

Column: Their Venice home feels unsafe. They blame public officials, not homeless Angelenos

In recent years, the boardwalk has become an open-air clinic for poor residents, people struggling with addiction and those in physical or mental distress.

  • LA Times
  • June 5 @ 9:00 am

Could Antonio Villaraigosa come back to the Los Angeles mayor’s office?

The White House has yet to say whether Mayor Eric Garcetti will become an ambassador. But the jockeying to fill his seat is underway.

  • LA Times
  • June 5 @ 8:01 am

As wildfires decimate the giant sequoia, California faces unprecedented loss

Researchers now believe a wildfire last year killed 10% to 14% of the world’s natural sequoia population.

  • LA Times
  • June 5 @ 8:00 am

Need help ditching your car for a train or bus? Meet an L.A. public transit superfan

Still in college, Kenny Uong is one of L.A.’s foremost public transit system authorities. He memorized all the routes by the time he was 10. Now he wants to make them better.

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  • June 5 @ 7:00 am

L.A. teachers union to vote on urging U.S. to cut aid to Israel, sparking controversy

Members of L.A. teachers union’s leadership body will vote in September on a resolution that would urge the U.S. government to end all aid to Israel.

  • LA Times
  • June 5 @ 7:00 am

Barbara Ferrer mourns the 24,000 dead in L.A. County and wonders if she did enough

Los Angeles County’s director of public health wonders whether she could have better protected people living in the county’s poorest neighborhoods, which bore the brunt of the pandemic.

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  • June 5 @ 7:00 am

LAPD investigating vandalism at home of City Council President Nury Martinez

Police are investigating a vandalism incident at the home of Los Angeles City Council President Nury Martinez.

  • LA Times
  • June 4 @ 11:23 pm

Mother is arrested after death of 3-year-old girl who was left in hot car

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter after her 3-year-old girl died after being left in a hot car for several hours while the adult tended to a marijuana grow, police said.

  • LA Times
  • June 4 @ 9:45 pm

Big rig crash in Lancaster leaves four dead, including two children; another child is in critical condition

Two young boys died after a big rig and car collided in Lancaster on Friday morning, authorities said. Another boy is in critical condition.

  • LA Times
  • June 4 @ 7:34 pm

Vanessa Bryant chalks up another legal victory in fight over Kobe crash photo leak

Vanessa Bryant gets legal victory and more time to investigate L.A. County deputies’ sharing of images from the crash that killed Kobe Bryant.

  • LA Times
  • June 4 @ 6:44 pm

Long Beach takes over Queen Mary, vowing to preserve the landmark ship

The Queen Mary in Long Beach needs $23 million in immediate repairs to keep it from potentially capsizing, according to court documents and inspection reports.

  • LA Times
  • June 4 @ 6:07 pm

Long Beach takes over the Queen Mary

Long Beach has taken over control of the Queen Mary from leasee that was in default.

  • LA Times
  • June 4 @ 6:07 pm

COVID-19 state of emergency will last beyond June 15, Newsom says

The state’s economy will reopen, but ‘the disease has not been extinguished,’ governor says.

  • LA Times
  • June 4 @ 5:11 pm

How are you making friends now that the pandemic is easing?

How are you reconnecting with old friends or making new ones post-pandemic? What’s working, what’s not?

  • LA Times
  • June 4 @ 2:38 pm

Newsom kicks off plan to incentivize COVID-19 vaccinations as critics lash out

Gov. Gavin Newsom, facing a recall election, draws the names of the first winners of California’s COVID-19 vaccine lottery in an upbeat event.

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  • June 4 @ 12:34 pm

Newsom draws first lottery winners in effort to boost California COVID-19 vaccinations

Gov. Gavin Newsom draws the names of the first winners of California’s COVID-19 vaccine lottery in an upbeat event as a recall election looms.

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  • June 4 @ 12:34 pm

Why L.A. monument status for ‘Pop Art nun’ Corita Kent’s studio matters for women in art

Historic sites for women are rare, but Kent’s printmaking sat at the nexus of art, activism and politics. Her work and message couldn’t be more timely.

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  • June 4 @ 11:26 am

L.A.’s youngest Black and Latino residents are least likely to be vaccinated for COVID-19

COVID-19 vaccination rates are significantly lower among L.A. County’s younger Black and Latino residents than for other racial and ethnic groups.

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  • June 4 @ 10:56 am

Column: In diverse Southern California, loquats are the real fruit MVPs

The appearance of loquats on neighborhood trees is a beloved annual ritual in Southern California and remnants of an era when they, not avocados or oranges, were a marquee crop.

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  • June 4 @ 8:00 am

Imagine no Joshua trees in Joshua Tree National Park

Ecologist Jim Cornett is as fascinated with California’s driest places as ever. But the signs of stress brought on by climate change terrify him.

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  • June 4 @ 7:00 am

Rising temperatures, drought are destroying Joshua Tree. He’s sounding the alarm

Ecologist Jim Cornett is as fascinated with California’s driest places as ever. But the signs of stress brought on by climate change terrify him.

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  • June 4 @ 7:00 am

He has celebrated deserts all his life. Now he’s sounding the alarm

Ecologist Jim Cornett is as fascinated with California’s driest places as ever. But the signs of stress brought on by climate change terrify him.

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  • June 4 @ 7:00 am

Podcast: Phone trees, Laotian immigrants and COVID-19

In California, the Laotian community has created elaborate phone trees with designated leaders that can spread important information, like news on access to the COVID-19 vaccine, to thousands of people within an hour.

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  • June 4 @ 7:00 am

Column: Why is it still so hard for former prisoners to become firefighters in California?

A new law to help inmate firefighters expunge their felony records is working, but it’s slow and complicated even as we enter another wildfire season.

  • LA Times
  • June 4 @ 7:00 am

Many CSU students see big upsides to online learning. Now, there is a push to expand it

COVID-19 forced schools to shift to online learning. At CSU, it’s sticking around in what will be a new normal.

  • LA Times
  • June 4 @ 7:00 am

Armed and drunk: Off-duty cops get into trouble drinking. LAPD rules fail to prevent it

The LAPD doesn’t bar armed, off-duty officers from drinking alcohol despite repeated problems.

  • LA Times
  • June 4 @ 7:00 am

L.A. County mass COVID-19 vaccination sites to be replaced by smaller ones this month

Amid a drop-off in demand for vaccines, Los Angeles County will soon be closing four large-scale vaccination sites and replacing them with smaller ones, officials said.

  • LA Times
  • June 3 @ 10:16 pm

‘Hero pay’ bill for healthcare workers fizzles in California Legislature

Assembly Bill 650 by Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi (D-Rolling Hills Estates) would have required hospitals, clinics and skilled nursing facilities to pay medical professionals $10,000 bonuses. The bill died Thursday when lawmakers declined to vote on the measure.

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  • June 3 @ 8:36 pm

California lawmakers balk at proposed gun tax to fund violence prevention programs

The bill would have created a 10% excise tax on retailers for the sale of new handguns and an 11% tax for long guns and ammunition.

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  • June 3 @ 7:52 pm

Azusa police suffered a ransomware attack in 2018. The city kept it secret

The recent ransomware attack that spilled Azusa police files online was not the first time hackers demanding money had infiltrated the agency’s computer systems.

  • LA Times
  • June 3 @ 3:01 pm

Searing heat wave sets records in California’s inland areas, even as coasts stay cool

Redding recorded a record temperature for the date of 109 degrees on Monday as a heat wave baked much of inland California.

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  • June 3 @ 1:34 pm

California panel recommends ending mask rules for workers if every person in the room is vaccinated

A California workplace safety board recommends ending mask rules for workers if every one in a room is vaccinated against COVID-19.

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  • June 3 @ 12:26 pm

California could move to end some COVID-19 mask and distancing rules for workers

A California workplace safety board is scheduled to decide whether to further relax physical distancing and mask rules for workers statewide.

  • LA Times
  • June 3 @ 12:26 pm

Here’s how to access Healthvana and other COVID-19 vaccination records

If you were vaccinated in L.A. County, you’ll have access to a digital vaccine record through Healthvana. It’s not a vaccine passport, though. There are also other ways to get your COVID-19 vaccination records.

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  • June 3 @ 11:02 am

Column: Who will fill Eli Broad’s philanthropic shoes? How about nobody?

Private philanthropy leaves arts institutions at the mercy of patrons. It’s time to increase public funding for the arts.

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  • June 3 @ 8:00 am

Who will fill Eli Broad’s philanthropic shoes? How about nobody?

Private philanthropy leaves arts institutions at the mercy of patrons. It’s time to increase public funding for the arts.

  • LA Times
  • June 3 @ 8:00 am

‘A dangerous time’ in Myanmar: Burmese in California struggle for answers, attention

Burmese in the U.S. are protesting the brutal crackdown and urging global intervention. But it’s hard to overcome a lack of knowledge and interest.

  • LA Times
  • June 3 @ 7:00 am

Missing bodies, fear and desperation: Burmese in California struggle for answers, attention

Burmese in the U.S. are protesting the brutal crackdown and urging global intervention. But it’s hard to overcome a lack of knowledge and interest.

  • LA Times
  • June 3 @ 7:00 am

After Myanmar military coup, Burmese in California struggle to seize the world’s attention

Burmese in the U.S. are protesting the brutal crackdown and urging global intervention. But it’s hard to overcome a lack of knowledge and interest.

  • LA Times
  • June 3 @ 7:00 am

The lonely war in Room 533: How a COVID patient fought to keep his life from crumbling

Richard Perry, who by his own sheer grit built a middle-class life for his family in Compton, was waging battle on two fronts: Fighting against COVID-19, and trying desperately to hold on to everything he had worked for.

  • LA Times
  • June 3 @ 7:00 am

Podcast: A revolt in Northern California with national importance

Angry residents in Shasta County have threatened supervisors, progressives — and now want to go nationwide.

  • LA Times
  • June 3 @ 7:00 am

Slammed by COVID-19 shutdown, San Luis Obispo boosts Newsom recall

Liberal-leaning San Luis Obispo County, where COVID-19 restrictions that tied its fate to more urban L.A. and Orange counties angered business owners, delivered a sizable number of signatures to the effort to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom.

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  • June 3 @ 7:00 am

Freedom from masks is coming for the vaccinated. Will it push skeptics to get their shots?

As the coronavirus fades, there is a growing belief among even the most conservative health experts that it’s fine for vaccinated people to largely shed their face coverings — though it’s still essential for the uninoculated to adhere to mask-wearing and physical distancing rules.

  • LA Times
  • June 3 @ 7:00 am

California’s top court weighs overturning hundreds of death penalty sentences

Hundreds of death penalty sentences in California could be overturned, depending on how the state Supreme Court rules on arguments it heard Wednesday.

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  • June 3 @ 7:00 am

Tito Ortiz was hailed as Huntington Beach’s Donald Trump. Where does the city go now?

Tito Ortiz appealed to Huntington Beach residents who protested coronavirus lockdowns, but other officials are trying to steer the city in a more moderate direction.

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  • June 3 @ 7:00 am

Backers saw Tito Ortiz as Huntington Beach’s Donald Trump. Where does the city go now?

Tito Ortiz appealed to Huntington Beach residents who protested coronavirus lockdowns, but other officials are trying to steer the city in a more moderate direction.

  • LA Times
  • June 3 @ 7:00 am

Column: California already has strong gun laws. But to save lives we have to use them

California’s “red flag” law hasn’t lived up to its promise, George Skelton writes, because people are reluctant to report dangerous gun owners and police often don’t want to confiscate guns.

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  • June 3 @ 7:00 am

Op-Ed: Migrant children are being sheltered at Pomona’s Fairplex. It’s not the first time the fairgroun

California’s legacy of exclusion and incarceration includes the use of the fairgrounds in Pomona as a temporary assembly center for Japanese Americans during World War II.

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  • June 3 @ 5:30 am

A new Huntington Beach mayor pro tem is named to replace Tito Ortiz

The Huntington Beach City Council has chosen Councilwoman Barbara Delgleize as its new mayor pro tem, replacing Tito Ortiz after he resigned Tuesday night.

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  • June 3 @ 12:15 am

At Disney’s Avengers Campus, a moving Black Panther moment of silence and Spider-Man webs

Disney’s Spider-Man ride continues the park’s shift toward interactive, game-like experiences. Black Panther warriors inspire.

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  • June 2 @ 10:00 pm

Amid India reports, Garcetti says conversations with Biden will remain private

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti isn’t directly addressing the India ambassador reports, but when asked about what would qualify him for the post, he said being an elected official involves “daily diplomacy.”

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  • June 2 @ 8:17 pm

Resentencing denied for mom in torture-murder case of Gabriel Fernandez

Judge denies Pearl Fernandez’s resentencing request, saying she was a ‘major participant’ in the grisly crime.

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  • June 2 @ 8:13 pm

Mom who pled guilty to torture-murder of Gabriel Fernandez, 8, asked to be resentenced. A judge denied it

Pearl Fernandez said in an April petition for resentencing she was not her son’s killer and didn’t aid in his killing. A judge denied the bid, saying it was established that Fernandez was a “major participant” in the grisly crime.

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  • June 2 @ 8:13 pm

In Compton, voters poised to choose experience over history for mayor

Tuesday night’s election results put Councilwoman Emma Sharif in the lead to become Compton’s new mayor after eight years of leadership by Aja Brown.

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  • June 2 @ 6:17 pm

Here’s how amateurs created an underground fight club during the pandemic

At Backyard Squabbles, an underground fight club born in the pandemic, contenders are split between athletes with dreams and local guys with grudges.

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  • June 2 @ 2:26 pm

At an underground fight club born in the pandemic: Black Blade vs. Big Cheese

At Backyard Squabbles, an underground fight club born in the pandemic, contenders are split between athletes with dreams and local guys with grudges.

  • LA Times
  • June 2 @ 2:26 pm

Taix French Restaurant gets historic designation — but not for its Echo Park building

The L.A. City Council recognizes Taix French Restaurant as a historic monument but withholds special protection to its Sunset Boulevard building.

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  • June 2 @ 2:17 pm

More California counties allowed to reopen their economies as COVID-19 fades

Four more counties — Marin, Monterey, San Benito and Ventura — move into the least restrictive yellow tier of California’s COVID-19 reopening roadmap.

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  • June 2 @ 10:31 am

Small fire breaks out at Universal Studios Hollywood

A Conex cargo box ignited around 11:40 p.m., officials said. Five engines responded and were able to quickly extinguish the flames.

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  • June 2 @ 10:31 am

Feud between firefighters led to shooting at Agua Dulce fire station, detectives say

Investigators search for answers after attack that left two firefighters — including the gunman — dead and another wounded.

  • LA Times
  • June 2 @ 10:17 am

Agua Dulce fire station shooting tied to workplace dispute between firefighters, sheriff says

Investigators search for answers after attack that left two firefighters — including the gunman — dead and another wounded.

  • LA Times
  • June 2 @ 10:17 am

Gunman in Agua Dulce shooting had disputes with fellow firefighters, sources say

Investigators search for answers after attack that left two firefighters — including the gunman — dead and another wounded.

  • LA Times
  • June 2 @ 10:17 am

A legendary, yet mostly forgotten theme park ride rises from the grave at Knott’s Berry Farm

Knott’s Bear-y Tales is legendary in theme park design circles. The Rolly Crump ride was short-lived, but Knott’s looks to that past for its new video game-inspired ride.

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  • June 2 @ 8:00 am

Parents frustrated by pandemic education launch activist group to raise their voices

“Working moms must never be the default option for closed schools,” the group’s founding and new executive director said.

  • LA Times
  • June 2 @ 8:00 am

Rural Northern California is falling behind in vaccinations, and COVID-19 cases are rising

Northern counties — including Tehama and Lassen — have low vaccination rates and the state’s highest rate of infection.

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  • June 2 @ 7:00 am

The pandemic sparked a Black cycling movement in South L.A. — and a new business

Kellie Hart started a bike club to relieve stress over the COVID-19 pandemic. A year later, her club has grown into shop — and a movement.

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  • June 2 @ 7:00 am

The pandemic sparked a new business, and a Black cycling movement in South L.A.

Kellie Hart started a bike club to relieve stress over the COVID-19 pandemic. A year later, her club has grown into shop — and a movement.

  • LA Times
  • June 2 @ 7:00 am

California bill calls for $7 billion in COVID-19 bonuses for healthcare workers

Assembly Bill 650 by Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi (D-Rolling Hills Estates) would award $10,000 bonuses to California healthcare workers. The pay would be spread out in hopes that the cash would entice healthcare workers to remain in their job.

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  • June 2 @ 7:00 am

Deputy body-camera footage shows initial response to San Jose mass shooting

Body-camera video from a Santa Clara County Sheriff’s deputy shows the first law enforcement team that entered the San Jose light rail yard to try to locate the gunman that killed nine people last Wednesday.

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  • June 2 @ 6:00 am

COVID-19 restrictions protected California’s economy. Now it’s poised for a “euphoric” rebo

Jobs will come back and the state’s economy will recover faster than the nation’s, a UCLA forecast says, led by home-building, consumer spending, and tech jobs.

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  • June 2 @ 3:00 am

Huntington Beach Mayor Pro Tem Tito Ortiz resigns, citing personal attacks

Huntington Beach Mayor Pro Tem Tito Ortiz announced during a Tuesday night City Council meeting that he was resigning his position, citing what he said was an onslaught of public attacks on his character and fear for the safety of his family.

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  • June 1 @ 10:30 pm

Former Dodgers star reliever Mike Marshall dies at 78

Mike Marshall, who won the Cy Young Award for the Dodgers in 1974 when he pitched in a major league-record 106 games, died on Tuesday.

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  • June 1 @ 9:31 pm

Verbal jiujitsu, disarming and other tips for dealing with microaggressions

For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we asked for strategies to disarm microaggressions. A Columbia University expert offers four tactics.

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  • June 1 @ 9:11 pm

Verbal jujitsu, disarming and other tips for dealing with microaggressions

For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we asked for strategies to disarm microaggressions. A Columbia University expert offers four tactics.

  • LA Times
  • June 1 @ 9:11 pm

California lawmakers urge more help for schools, businesses in budget talks with Newsom

The $267-billion plan largely aligns with Gov. Newsom’s proposal. But it adds substantial funding to help those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • June 1 @ 7:14 pm

California’s slavery reparations task force is convening. Here’s what happens next

A California task force met for the first time with the goal of developing recommendations for reparations for Black Americans over the next two years.

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  • June 1 @ 6:34 pm

Bank of America must provide more proof of fraud before freezing EDD accounts, court orders

U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria issued a preliminary injunction that was sought in a lawsuit by 15 jobless Californians who are among thousands who had their benefit debit cards frozen.

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  • June 1 @ 6:12 pm

In rural Northern California town, officials vote to rename Jim Crow Road

The insensitive name was changed after a plea from property owners who live along the road.

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  • June 1 @ 3:48 pm

Man charged in BB gun shooting case is suspected in six more cases, authorities say

The Anaheim man charged in a BB gun shooting case is suspected in six more cases. His bail was set at $1 million.

  • LA Times
  • June 1 @ 3:27 pm

70% of adult Californians are partially vaccinated against COVID-19

One month ahead of the target date set by the Biden administration, California has now at least partially vaccinated 70% of its adult residents against COVID-19.

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  • June 1 @ 2:22 pm

Nearly 70% of adult Californians partially vaccinated against COVID-19

A month ahead of Biden’s target, California is on the cusp of having 70% of its adult residents at least partially vaccinated for COVID-19.

  • LA Times
  • June 1 @ 2:22 pm

Firefighter fatally shot, captain injured by colleague at Agua Dulce fire station

At least two people were injured when a gunman open fire Tuesday morning at a fire station in the Agua Dulce area.

  • LA Times
  • June 1 @ 1:52 pm

One firefighter killed and another injured in shooting at Agua Dulce fire station; deputies surround burning home

At least two people were injured when a gunman open fire Tuesday morning at a fire station in the Agua Dulce area.

  • LA Times
  • June 1 @ 1:52 pm

At least two firefighters shot at Agua Dulce fire station; deputies surround burning home

At least two people were injured when a gunman open fire Tuesday morning at a fire station in the Agua Dulce area.

  • LA Times
  • June 1 @ 1:52 pm

At least 1 firefighter shot at Agua Dulce fire station; deputies surround burning home

At least one firefighter is down as a gunman open fire Tuesday morning at a station in the Agua Dulce area.

  • LA Times
  • June 1 @ 1:52 pm

At least 1 firefighter shot at Aqua Dulce fire station; deputies surround alleged gunman

At least one firefighter is down as a gunman opens at a fire station in the Agua Dulce area.

  • LA Times
  • June 1 @ 1:52 pm

San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputy dies after high-speed desert pursuit

Sgt. Dominic Vaca, 43, died in a hospital Monday after a motorcyclist opened fire on deputies in Yucca Valley. The suspect also died.

  • LA Times
  • June 1 @ 10:51 am

California to consider ending some workplace mask requirements

A California workplace safety board on Thursday is scheduled to consider whether to relax mask and physical distancing rules for workers.

  • LA Times
  • June 1 @ 10:33 am

Photos: 26 photos that captured the month of May

George Floyd memorials, COVID vaccines, businesses reopening, graduation, Israel-Hamas violence and ducklings: Times photographers captured it all

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  • June 1 @ 9:15 am

Disneyland won’t be locals only for long. Navigating the reduced-capacity lines

Until June 15, Disneyland is for California residents only due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. Cast member insights on a day experiencing reduced-capacity lines.

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  • June 1 @ 9:00 am

After decades of rocky seas in Long Beach, Queen Mary in danger of sinking. Can it be saved?

A trove of court documents and inspection reports released last month reveal the extent of the Queen Mary’s disrepair.

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  • June 1 @ 7:00 am

Taix, an Echo Park favorite, could be overhauled. Should the city protect its building?

A developer’s plan has set off a debate over whether L.A. should try to protect the building that has long been home to Taix, a popular Echo Park restaurant.

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  • June 1 @ 7:00 am

L.A. fire commissioner says union pressure led Garcetti to remove him from panel

A member of the Los Angeles fire commission says he is being removed by Mayor Eric Garcetti at the request of the powerful firefighters union. Garcetti’s spokesman and the union say that’s not the case.

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  • June 1 @ 7:00 am

Why was the mob in L.A. so much quieter than in Chicago or New York?

L.A. had Mickey Cohen, Bugsy Siegel and Jack Dragna — Al Capone even visited — but sprawl and civic corruption may have helped tamp down the violence here.

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  • June 1 @ 6:00 am

Why was the mob in L.A. so much quieter than Chicago or New York?

Los Angeles had Mickey Cohen, Bugsy Siegel and Jack Dragna — Al Capone even visited now and then — but sprawl and civic corruption may have played a role in tamping down the violence here.

  • LA Times
  • June 1 @ 6:00 am

Plane makes emergency landing on 101 Freeway in Westlake Village

A Cessna landed on the 101 freeway in Westlake Village on Monday, disrupting holiday traffic. There were no injuries.

  • LA Times
  • May 31 @ 10:55 pm

Photos: A post-COVID-19 Memorial Day: Crowds, parties, reconnections but still some caution

After more than 14 months of life torn asunder by the pandemic, the holiday weekend brought no small measure of relief as Californians cautiously resumed doing the things they normally do, starting with barbecues and trips to the beach.

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  • May 31 @ 10:44 pm

As COVID wanes, L.A. marks Memorial Day with gatherings, reconnections but still some caution

After 14 months of life torn asunder by the pandemic, the holiday brought relief to Californians who are cautiously resuming the things they normally do, starting with barbecues and trips to the beach.

  • LA Times
  • May 31 @ 9:44 pm

A post-COVID-19 Memorial Day: Crowds, parties, reconnections but still some caution

After 14 months of life torn asunder by the pandemic, the holiday brought relief to Californians who are cautiously resuming the things they normally do, starting with barbecues and trips to the beach.

  • LA Times
  • May 31 @ 9:44 pm

Ransomware hack puts sensitive Azusa Police Department documents online

The hacking group DoppelPaymer appears to have infiltrated computers in the 63-officer Azusa Police Department.

  • LA Times
  • May 31 @ 8:33 pm

Ransomware hack puts sensitive Azusa Police Dept. documents online

The hacking group DoppelPaymer appears to have infiltrated computers in the 63-officer Azusa Police Department.

  • LA Times
  • May 31 @ 8:33 pm

L.A. County sheriff’s deputy charged with sexually abusing teenage niece

An L.A. County sheriff’s deputy has been charged with multiple counts of sexually abusing his underage niece over the course of a year in San Bernardino County, according to court records and interviews with the victim’s family.

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  • May 31 @ 3:51 pm

A fight over Jim Crow Road divides rural Northern California town

Supporters of changing the street’s name say it evokes the racist laws that kept Black people segregated in the American South. Opponents call the proposed name change “woke cancel culture” run amok.

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  • May 31 @ 8:00 am

In rural Northern California, a town fights over Jim Crow Road

Supporters of changing the street’s name say it evokes the racist laws that kept Black people segregated in the American South. Opponents call the proposed name change “woke cancel culture” run amok.

  • LA Times
  • May 31 @ 8:00 am

Will L.A. flatten a legendary Boyle Heights tortilla factory?

A family-run tortilla factory in Boyle Heights is in danger of closing amid an eminent domain dispute with the city over relocation fees for its tortilla machines.

  • LA Times
  • May 31 @ 8:00 am

Schools face mental health crisis among students as pandemic trauma remains

A long-simmering crisis of mental health struggles among students has been magnified by the pandemic, and most teachers are not adequately prepared to deal with it as campuses reopen.

  • LA Times
  • May 31 @ 8:00 am

Schools face mental health crisis as pandemic ends, trauma remains

A long-simmering crisis of mental health struggles among students has been magnified by the pandemic, and most teachers are not adequately prepared to deal with it as campuses reopen.

  • LA Times
  • May 31 @ 8:00 am

The pandemic magnified the student mental health crisis. Teachers are struggling to face it

A long-simmering crisis of mental health struggles among students has been magnified by the pandemic, and most teachers are not adequately prepared to deal with it as campuses reopen.

  • LA Times
  • May 31 @ 8:00 am

Suspect in 91 Freeway shootings denies charge: ‘They are trying to get me to confess to things I didn’t

A man accused of firing a BB gun at a car on the 91 Freeway vehemently disputed that charge in a jailhouse interview, saying authorities were “trying to get me to confess to things I didn’t do.”

  • LA Times
  • May 30 @ 9:47 pm

Los Angeles County reports four COVID-19 deaths, 175 new virus cases

Public health officials stressed the importance of remaining vigilant over the Memorial Day weekend.

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  • May 30 @ 7:39 pm

Los Angeles County reports four deaths, 175 new cases of COVID-19

Public health officials stressed the importance of remaining vigilant over the Memorial Day weekend.

  • LA Times
  • May 30 @ 7:39 pm

Fan meetup for YouTube creator Austin McBroom shuts down Rodeo Drive; no arrests made

Rodeo Drive reopened Saturday evening after an impromptu fan meetup for YouTube video creator Austin McBroom shut down the area for about 90 minutes.

  • LA Times
  • May 30 @ 2:50 pm

With holiday, LAX has heaviest passenger traffic of 2021 so far

The Los Angeles International Airport broke a 2021 record for passenger traffic Friday, with more than 78,000 travelers going through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints, the airport announced.

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  • May 30 @ 12:31 pm

Daughter of writer Michael Lewis and Tabitha Soren dies in crash

Dixie Lewis was a passenger in a car driven by friend Ross Schultz, who also died in the Tuesday accident, according to her family and authorities.

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  • May 30 @ 11:39 am

19-year-old daughter of writer Michael Lewis and Tabitha Soren dies in crash

Dixie Lewis was a passenger in a car driven by friend Ross Schultz, who also died in the Tuesday accident, according to her family and authorities.

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  • May 30 @ 11:39 am

LAPD after George Floyd: Fewer officers, fewer arrests but hardly defunded

The LAPD is a changed organization a year after the social justice protests but hardly in the ways its critics wanted. Its budget was cut by $150 million last year, then increased by 3% this year. Still, the protests have forced major changes within the department, its daily operations and the way city officials see […]

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  • May 30 @ 8:00 am

My family is divided over COVID-19 vaccinations. Here’s how we cope

I’m a vaccine enthusiast. My sister is a skeptic. We spent months debating the issue — and trying to preserve our relationship in the process.

  • LA Times
  • May 30 @ 7:00 am

In wine country, a newspaper war brings down a mayoral ‘prince’ accused of sex abuse

A prize-winning Santa Rosa newspaper neglected accusations against Dominic Foppoli, until its former employee took the scoop to a competing paper.

  • LA Times
  • May 30 @ 7:00 am

Vandal hurls concrete slab at L.A. synagogue, prompting LAPD investigation

Security camera footage released to local media by Young Israel of Century City synagogue on Pico Boulevard showed a man about 1 a.m. throwing a concrete slab at the building.

  • LA Times
  • May 29 @ 8:20 pm

Congressman plans legislation to recognize struggling Native American tribe in Mono Lake Basin

Rep. Jay Obernolte says he will introduce a bill Tuesday asking Congress to extend federal recognition to the Mono Lake Kutzadika Paiute people.

  • LA Times
  • May 29 @ 4:11 pm

Huge Memorial Day weekend crowds expected at Southern California beaches

Officials are bracing for massive crowds at Southern California beaches this Memorial Day weekend.

  • LA Times
  • May 29 @ 3:24 pm

Evicted from Echo Park, he wanted to bring a homeless camp to Griffith Park. Things got messy

The Griffith Park incident has emerged as yet another source of conflict over the city’s handling of its recreation areas during a huge homelessness crisis.

  • LA Times
  • May 29 @ 1:25 pm

La Puente councilwoman sues, accusing mayor, city of covering up sexual harassment

Violeta Lewis alleges the San Gabriel Valley community’s mayor failed to properly respond to her claims of sexual harassment by the city manager and instead joined a retaliation campaign against her.

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  • May 29 @ 10:00 am

Column: I was going to buy an all-electric car but chickened out. Here’s why

What if the battery on my electric car ran ,dry under a Joshua tree in the middle of nowhere?

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  • May 29 @ 9:00 am

Column: On the road to going all electric, are we there yet? No, but moving in the right direction

A columnist went shopping for an electric car, but stopped short of making a full commitment

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  • May 29 @ 9:00 am

Column: The masks are off and COVID-19 cases have dropped. But food insecurity won’t go away with the pandemi

Many Angelenos are still going hungry and turning to food banks in record numbers, even as people look toward the end of the pandemic.

  • LA Times
  • May 29 @ 8:00 am

Workplace shootings are all too common in California. The latest one fits a pattern

In a recent 25-year period, nearly a quarter of all mass workplace shootings nationwide took place in California, according to researchers.

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  • May 29 @ 7:00 am

A viral TikTok video brought chaos to Huntington Beach. Officials fear it’s just the beginning

Police and elected officials worry the pandemonium that occurred in the city highlights the power of social media, which can disseminate information far and wide, causing events to get out of hand.

  • LA Times
  • May 29 @ 7:00 am

Compton could make history by electing its first Latino mayor, marking a milestone for the city and region

The city became majority Latino years ago, but power is still largely in the hands of Black politicians.

  • LA Times
  • May 29 @ 7:00 am

Newsom orders independent investigation into murder conviction of Kevin Cooper

Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered a comprehensive, independent investigation into the case of Kevin Cooper, whose quadruple-murder conviction three decades ago has been under scrutiny for years.

  • LA Times
  • May 28 @ 7:50 pm

CDC relaxes mask guidance for unvaccinated youth campers when outside

The CDC still ‘strongly encouraged’ mask use indoors for anyone who is not fully vaccinated.

  • LA Times
  • May 28 @ 3:21 pm

Suspect in BB gun shooting on 91 Freeway charged with attempted murder

The Anaheim man was charged with three counts of attempted murder for his alleged connection to a BB gun shooting that occurred on Tuesday on the 91 Freeway, authorities said.

  • LA Times
  • May 28 @ 3:04 pm

San Jose shooter had 12 guns, 25,000 rounds of ammunition at home, sheriff says

San Jose gunman Samuel Cassidy “coordinated the destruction of his residence” with the mass shooting, sheriff’s officials say.

  • LA Times
  • May 28 @ 2:46 pm

San Jose shooter had 12 guns, 22,000 rounds of ammunition at home, sheriff says

San Jose gunman Samuel Cassidy “coordinated the destruction of his residence” with the mass shooting, sheriff’s officials say.

  • LA Times
  • May 28 @ 2:46 pm

San Jose gunman had 12 guns, 22,000 rounds of ammunition at home, sheriff says

San Jose gunman Samuel Cassidy ‘coordinated the destruction of his residence’ with the mass shooting, sheriff’s officials say.

  • LA Times
  • May 28 @ 2:46 pm

Metrolink train hits unoccupied car on tracks in Pacoima, police say

A Metrolink train hits an empty car sitting on the tracks in Pacoima on Friday morning, police say. At least seven passengers report minor injuries.

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  • May 28 @ 2:26 pm

Train hits unoccupied vehicle sitting on tracks in Pacoima, police say

An Amtrak train hits a vehicle sitting on the tracks in Pacoima on Friday morning, police confirm. Minor injuries among passengers are reported.

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  • May 28 @ 2:26 pm

A different Memorial Day awaits California as COVID-19 recedes: ‘It’s a relief’

In much of the state, the holiday will be the first in a long time that looks close to pre-pandemic normal.

  • LA Times
  • May 28 @ 2:06 pm

Suspects’ Volkswagen identified in road rage shooting that killed 6-year-old boy; reward tops $320k

Dash cam footage revealed the suspects were driving a white Volkswagen Golf SportWagen station wagon when 6-year-old Aiden Leos was shot and killed on the 55 Freeway last week.

  • LA Times
  • May 28 @ 12:54 pm

Passenger banned from Southwest Airlines after altercation

A video of the altercation appears to show the woman punching an attendant, who lost two teeth as a result, a union leader for airline employees said.

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  • May 28 @ 12:20 pm

Man sentenced in kidnap-torture of O.C. pot dispensary owner

Ryan Kevorkian was sentenced to 12 years for his role in the kidnapping, torture and mutilation of a marijuana dispensary owner.

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  • May 28 @ 12:06 pm

Column: Its founders gone, Black Lives Matter has reached the end of an era

Though mired in controversy, Patrisse Cullors’ stepping down is just the evolution of a grass-roots organization that’s no longer quite as grass-roots.

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  • May 28 @ 11:56 am

Black residents now have the highest risk for COVID-19 in L.A. County

Black residents are now twice as likely as Latinos and three times as likely as white and Asian American residents to die from COVID-19.

  • LA Times
  • May 28 @ 11:16 am

‘He was my superman’: Families at San Jose shooting vigil mourn lives lost

Family members speak at a vigil for the nine people killed in a mass shooting at a San Jose rail yard.

  • LA Times
  • May 28 @ 9:41 am

How do I get cash prizes from California’s $116-million COVID vaccine lottery?

California’s ‘Vax for the Win’ program seeks to boost interest in vaccines by offering cash rewards. If you’ve gotten a shot, you’re already eligible.

  • LA Times
  • May 28 @ 9:30 am

How do I get cash prizes from California $116-million COVID vaccine lottery?

California’s ‘Vax for the Win’ program seeks to boost interest in vaccines by offering cash rewards. If you’ve gotten a shot, you’re already eligible.

  • LA Times
  • May 28 @ 9:30 am

A killer shadows an L.A. homeless camp. ‘Some people work for the devil’

Three people were killed along Compton Creek in the last year. Their killer, authorities say, was a man who lived in a homeless encampment along the creek.

  • LA Times
  • May 28 @ 7:00 am

A disgruntled worker, a targeted attack and nine victims in San Jose mass shooting

As investigators dig deep into the motive behind Wednesday’s attack, a picture has emerged of a targeted attack, a disgruntled and angry gunman and his nine innocent victims.

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  • May 28 @ 7:00 am

A disgruntled worker, a targeted attack and nine victims

As investigators dig deep into the motive behind Wednesday’s attack, a picture has emerged of a targeted attack, a disgruntled and angry gunman and his nine innocent victims.

  • LA Times
  • May 28 @ 7:00 am

L.A. Metro votes to create financial plan for offering free rides to students, low-income riders

Although the vote does not officially greenlight the pilot plan, the board expressed unwavering support to keep it alive.

  • LA Times
  • May 27 @ 10:41 pm

L.A. transportation leaders stop short of pulling the plug on 710 Freeway expansion

L.A. transportation leaders decry the harms of air pollution and displacements but do not formally stop the 710 Freeway expansion

  • LA Times
  • May 27 @ 10:05 pm

L.A. agrees to pay four LAPD officers $30K each over disputed ‘Blue Flu’ claims

Los Angeles agreed to pay $30,000 each to four LAPD officers who alleged they were wrongfully disciplined for participating in a “Blue Flu” protest last summer.

  • LA Times
  • May 27 @ 7:16 pm

Judge rails at L.A. officials for causing homelessness through structural racism. They don’t disagree.

Judge David O. Carter held a hearing in the case against the city and county of Los Angeles, which has led to a sweeping order to end homelessness on skid row.

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  • May 27 @ 6:53 pm

Judge Carter rails at L.A. for letting homeless people die

Judge David O. Carter held a hearing in the case against the city and county of Los Angeles, which has led to a sweeping order to end homelessness on skid row.

  • LA Times
  • May 27 @ 6:53 pm

San Jose shooting: Victims, all VTA employees, mourned by their colleagues as ‘family’

Victims of the San Jose shooting at a Valley Transportation Authority light rail yard were longtime employees.

  • LA Times
  • May 27 @ 4:06 pm

California to pay $116.5 million in gifts, cash to those who get COVID vaccinations

California to offer what appears to be the largest COVID-19 incentive in the nation: The chance for 10 residents to win $1.5 million apiece.

  • LA Times
  • May 27 @ 4:00 pm

Reward in boy’s shooting death on 55 Freeway tops $300,000; suspects urged to surrender

Aiden Leos, 6, was fatally shot Friday while sitting in his booster seat in the back of his mother’s car on the way to school on the 55 Freeway.

  • LA Times
  • May 27 @ 3:43 pm

California voters will decide in 2022 whether to allow sports betting

Californians would be able to legally bet on Lakers, Dodgers and Rams games at tribal casinos and horse-racing tracks under an initiative for the November 2022 ballot.

  • LA Times
  • May 27 @ 3:33 pm

Picture perfect: Photo booth documents one high school’s prom

A lot of students didn’t get to have a prom this year. When Agoura High School decided to proceed with theirs, The Times sent a photographer.

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  • May 27 @ 12:06 pm

Growing consensus that masks can come off as vaccine is vanquishing COVID-19

Increasing evidence about the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines and California’s low case rates convince experts it’s safe to stop wearing masks.

  • LA Times
  • May 27 @ 11:57 am

Why experts are convinced most vaccinated people don’t need masks

Increasing evidence about the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines and California’s low case rates convince experts it’s safe to stop wearing masks.

  • LA Times
  • May 27 @ 11:57 am

Victims in San Jose mass shooting may have been targeted, sheriff says

A witness to the San Jose rail yard shooting says the gunman appeared to target certain people: ‘He had a specific agenda.’

  • LA Times
  • May 27 @ 10:56 am

San Jose reeling as troubling new details emerge in mass shooting that killed 9

A witness to Samuel Cassidy’s deadly rail yard shooting says the gunman appeared to target certain people: ‘He had a specific agenda.’

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  • May 27 @ 10:56 am

Armed with handguns, San Jose shooter was ‘very deliberate,’ sheriff says

Samuel Cassidy may have used a timer to set a fire that would coincide with the deadly San Jose rail yard shooting, Santa Clara County sheriff says.

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  • May 27 @ 10:56 am

Scientology’s secrets spill into open in Danny Masterson rape case

Women who have accused Danny Masterson of rape testified that Scientology officials tried to stop them from reporting the alleged attacks to police.

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  • May 27 @ 10:00 am

Former House Speaker Paul Ryan urges GOP to return to Reaganism, end Trump fixation

The Wisconsin Republican and onetime VP candidate, in a speech at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, describes conservatives as at ‘a crossroads.’

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  • May 27 @ 9:15 am

Former House Speaker Paul Ryan to urge GOP to return to Reaganism, end Trump fixation

The Wisconsin Republican and onetime VP candidate, in a speech at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, will describe conservatives as at ‘a crossroads.’

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  • May 27 @ 9:15 am

Column: How the LAPD got this way and five concrete ways it needs to change

What we’re stuck with in Los Angeles is a policing culture that has never not been sick

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  • May 27 @ 8:00 am

A self-styled satanist beheaded his cellmate, but the guards didn’t notice, report says

Two new reports from the inspector general’s office add fresh revelations and raise more questions about one of the most heinous slayings inside the California prison system.

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  • May 27 @ 8:00 am

Exclusive: Lakers extend Staples Center lease for 20 years

The Lakers are extending their Staples Center lease through 2041, telling the Los Angeles Times in exclusive interviews promised building renovation and prime location were key to the deal.

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  • May 27 @ 7:00 am

New California COVID relief could include checks, business grants, child savings accounts

The California Legislature is weighing several proposals to provide financial help to residents who have suffered economic hardship because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • May 27 @ 7:00 am

Pop-up proms are the spring rage: parking lot venues, snack food and card games

Campus parking lots and athletic courts become venues in a scramble to put on last-minute proms for high schoolers grown accustomed to isolation and distance learning.

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  • May 27 @ 7:00 am

He set his house on fire then killed 9 co-workers. Gunman’s rampage leaves San Jose reeling

Authorities are still searching for a motive in the shooting, although early indications point to a work-related issue for a man with a troubled past.

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  • May 27 @ 7:00 am

A fire, bomb threat and mass shooting rattle San Jose, leaving 10 dead

Authorities are still searching for a motive in the shooting, although early indications point to a work-related issue for a man with a troubled past.

  • LA Times
  • May 27 @ 7:00 am

Echo Park Lake reopens, with new grass, new paint and no tents

A spruced-up Echo Park Lake reopened Tuesday, exactly two months since it was closed in the wake of a police crackdown on a large homeless encampment.

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  • May 26 @ 9:14 pm

Scores of families, friends await word on loved ones after San Jose mass shooting

Santa Clara County moved quickly to help families of victims, but by day’s end, some were still trying to learn the fate of loved ones.

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  • May 26 @ 6:52 pm

Despite California’s overall COVID-19 vaccine progress, gaps remain

More than five months into the inoculation campaign, a vast gulf has opened between the most- and least-vaccinated of California’s 58 counties.

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  • May 26 @ 5:23 pm

Despite California’s overall COVID-19 vaccine process, gaps remain

More than five months into the inoculation campaign, a vast gulf has opened between the most- and least-vaccinated of California’s 58 counties.

  • LA Times
  • May 26 @ 5:23 pm

Second arrest made in suspected antisemitic attack at L.A. sushi restaurant

Samer Jayylusi, 35, was arrested in Anaheim in connection with a suspected antisemitic attack at a Westside L.A. restaurant last week, the LAPD said.

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  • May 26 @ 4:50 pm

What we know about the gunman in San Jose mass shooting

Sources identified him as Samuel Cassidy, 57, a maintenance worker who apparently killed himself after killing eight transit employees.

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  • May 26 @ 4:41 pm

Compton accuses L.A. County Sheriff’s Department of ‘ghost car’ patrol scam

The city of Compton alleges L.A. County Sheriff’s Department falsified patrol logs for the community while deputies were performing other duties.

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  • May 26 @ 4:00 pm

Disneyland starts selling tickets to travelers from outside California

On June 15, Disneyland and California Adventure will admit out-of-state visitors for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic shut the theme parks.

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  • May 26 @ 3:00 pm

Photos: San Jose shooting: Victims, all VTA employees, mourned by their colleagues as ‘family’

The gunman set his own house on fire before driving to a union meeting at the VTA facility and shooting, authorities said.

  • LA Times
  • May 26 @ 2:52 pm

Photos: 10 dead, including gunman, in San Jose rail yard mass shooting

The gunman set his own house on fire before driving to a union meeting at the VTA facility and shooting, authorities said.

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  • May 26 @ 2:52 pm

Photos: 10 confirmed dead, including gunman, in San Jose rail yard mass shooting

The gunman set his own house on fire before driving to a union meeting at the VTA facility and shooting, authorities said.

  • LA Times
  • May 26 @ 2:52 pm

Photos: Nine confirmed dead, including gunman, in San Jose rail yard mass shooting

The gunman set his own house on fire before driving to a union meeting at the VTA facility and shooting, authorities said.

  • LA Times
  • May 26 @ 2:52 pm

Drive-by shooting on 101 Freeway injures driver, CHP says

The suspected gunman was last seen driving a black SUV and continuing to travel north on the freeway, south of Melrose, CHP said.

  • LA Times
  • May 26 @ 2:22 pm

Suspect arrested in BB gun shootings on 91 Freeway

CHP arrests man in connection with at least two BB gun shootings on the 91 Freeway.

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  • May 26 @ 12:46 pm

Suspect arrested in Riverside Freeway BB gun shootings

CHP arrests man in connection with at least two BB gun shootings on the Riverside Freeway.

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  • May 26 @ 12:46 pm

Reward in boy’s shooting death on freeway now totals $250,000

An anonymous donor and two Orange County supervisors added $50,000 each to the family’s original $50,000 reward, for a total of $200,000.

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  • May 26 @ 11:17 am

Reward in boy’s shooting death on freeway now $200,000, thanks to anonymous donor

An anonymous donor and two Orange County supervisors added $50,000 each to the family’s original $50,000 reward, for a total of $200,000.

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  • May 26 @ 11:17 am

Ten dead, including gunman, in San Jose rail yard mass shooting; victims identified

The gunman set his own house on fire before driving to a union meeting at the VTA facility and opening fire, authorities said.

  • LA Times
  • May 26 @ 9:52 am

Nine dead, including gunman, in San Jose rail yard mass shooting; victims identified

The gunman set his own house on fire before driving to a union meeting at the VTA facility and opening fire, authorities said.

  • LA Times
  • May 26 @ 9:52 am

Nine dead, including gunman, in San Jose rail yard mass shooting

The gunman set his own house on fire before driving to a union meeting at the VTA facility and opening fire, authorities said.

  • LA Times
  • May 26 @ 9:52 am

Nine confirmed dead, including gunman, in San Jose rail yard mass shooting

The gunman set his own house on fire before driving to a union meeting at the VTA facility and shooting, authorities said.

  • LA Times
  • May 26 @ 9:52 am

As drought worsens, tensions erupt over control of SoCal’s largest water supplier

The choice of Adel Hagekhalil to lead the Metropolitan Water District is exposing deep disagreements.

  • LA Times
  • May 26 @ 8:00 am

Photos: The Getty Center reopens to visitors for the first time in more than a year

The Getty Center, which has been shutdown since March 2020 due to the coronavirus, reopens to the public

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  • May 26 @ 7:00 am

L.A. cut millions from the LAPD after George Floyd. Here’s where that money is going

One year after George Floyd’s murder, the L.A. City Council finalized a plan to spend $90 million on communities of color.

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  • May 26 @ 7:00 am

Column One: The secret history of L.A.’s glitzy gambling boat kingpin — and the raid that sank him

Water-cannon gangsters, booze-soaked vice dens: How 1939’s ‘Battle of Santa Monica Bay’ brought down L.A.’s floating casinos.

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  • May 26 @ 7:00 am

Column One: The secret history of L.A.’s glitzy gambling boat kingpin — and the raid that sunk him

Water-cannon gangsters, booze-soaked vice dens: How 1939’s ‘Battle of Santa Monica Bay’ brought down L.A.’s floating casinos.

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  • May 26 @ 7:00 am

The memory of L.A.’s seedy gambling boats faded. Here’s how we recovered it

A reporter journeys across Santa Monica in search of a story about a louche moment in the tony city’s history.

  • LA Times
  • May 26 @ 7:00 am

Man killed, another injured in Lynwood shooting

One man was killed and another was injured Tuesday evening in a shooting in Lynwood, authorities said.

  • LA Times
  • May 26 @ 1:23 am

Dozens march in Hollywood to memorialize George Floyd

Protestors gathered Tuesday evening to march on the one-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd.

  • LA Times
  • May 25 @ 10:41 pm

Anthony Lazzaro, who helped USC grow into a sprawling bastion of research, dies

Helped make USC a focal point of the 1984 Summer Olympics

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  • May 25 @ 7:57 pm

‘We’re back’: July 4 fireworks show to return to Rose Bowl stadium after last year’s dark s

The Rose Bowl’s annual fireworks show will be held in person for its 95th year. The news arrives as officials say the historic venue is struggling financially.

  • LA Times
  • May 25 @ 7:49 pm

No. 2 executive at California bullet train agency out after long investigation

Joe Hedges, the chief operating officer of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, has left the agency after a lengthy investigation.

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  • May 25 @ 4:06 pm

Column: Even supposedly liberal California hasn’t changed in the year since George Floyd

California prides itself on being enlightened and progressive about racial justice. But a year of racial reckonings later, not much has changed.

  • LA Times
  • May 25 @ 3:42 pm

L.A. County Fair is moving from scorching September to cooler May

The L.A. County Fair is moving to May. Why? Because September is too hot to properly enjoy junk food and carnival rides.

  • LA Times
  • May 25 @ 2:55 pm

On anniversary of George Floyd’s death, L.A. rally declares, ‘Black lives matter everywhere’

The murder of George Floyd a year ago sparked protests nationwide. Angelenos gathered Tuesday to commemorate his life.

  • LA Times
  • May 25 @ 1:57 pm

Hundreds gather in L.A. on anniversary of George Floyd’s death: ‘Black lives matter everywhere’

The murder of George Floyd a year ago sparked protests nationwide. Angelenos gathered Tuesday to commemorate his life.

  • LA Times
  • May 25 @ 1:57 pm

Family and O.C. officials offer $150,000 reward in shooting death of 6-year-old on 55 Freeway

The victim’s family announces $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect; two Orange County supervisors match it.

  • LA Times
  • May 25 @ 1:22 pm

Family, O.C. officials offer $150,000 reward in shooting death of 6-year-old on 55 Freeway

The victim’s family announces $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect; two Orange County supervisors match it.

  • LA Times
  • May 25 @ 1:22 pm

Car smashes into Cheesecake Factory in Pasadena, injuring driver

The driver of the vehicle was taken to a hospital following a 6 a.m. collision in the heart of Pasadena’s Old Town district.

  • LA Times
  • May 25 @ 12:25 pm

‘Adrian’s kickback’: How a teen’s TikTok birthday invite ended in arrests, clashes at beach

Over the weekend, more than 2,000 partygoers converged on Huntington Beach pier and downtown, setting off fireworks and sometimes clashing with officers.

  • LA Times
  • May 25 @ 11:46 am

Cal/OSHA proposes nearly $300,000 in fines tied to Foster Farms COVID-19 outbreaks

After COVID-19 outbreaks at poultry processing plants operated by Foster Farms in California, the state’s health and safety agency is proposing fines.

  • LA Times
  • May 25 @ 9:18 am

Pro-Palestinian activists are building a broad progressive coalition in the U.S.

Activists say American discourse on Israel is changing as communities and progressive politicians throw their weight behind the Palestinian cause.

  • LA Times
  • May 25 @ 8:00 am

L.A. turbo-charged subway, rail construction during pandemic. Will the riders return?

L.A. turbo-charged subway, rail construction during pandemic. Will the riders return?

  • LA Times
  • May 25 @ 7:00 am

A bold plan for UC: Cut share of out-of-state students by half amid huge California demand

As the University of California confronts record demand for admission, lawmakers are considering a plan to cut in half the share of nonresident students to make more room for locals.

  • LA Times
  • May 25 @ 7:00 am

LAX unveils expansion: More gates, new checked-bag system

The new facility at Los Angeles International Airport is named West Gates and billed as an extension of the Tom Bradley International Terminal.

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  • May 24 @ 6:37 pm

L.A. River to reopen for kayaking and fishing on Memorial Day

The river recreation zones will open in time for Memorial Day weekend, the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority announced Monday.

  • LA Times
  • May 24 @ 6:22 pm

Half of L.A. County residents 16 and older now fully vaccinated for COVID-19

Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer called the milestone “truly thrilling,” but said the county wants to vaccinate even more people before the June 15 reopening.

  • LA Times
  • May 24 @ 5:48 pm

Fast-moving brush fire burns 150 acres in Jurupa Valley, but officials are making progress

The fire has spread to about 150 acres and has forced the evacuation of some residents.

  • LA Times
  • May 24 @ 4:57 pm

Fast-moving brush fire burns through about 200 acres in Jurupa Valley

The fire has grown to about 200 acres and has forced the evacuation for residents.

  • LA Times
  • May 24 @ 4:57 pm

Fast-moving brush fire burns through about 100 acres in Jurupa Valley

As of 4:30 p.m., the fire had grown to about 100 acres and was 0% contained.

  • LA Times
  • May 24 @ 4:57 pm

Fast-moving brush fire burns through 40 acres in Jurupa Valley

As of 2:30 p.m., the fire was 0% contained as 160 firefighters worked to extinguish the blaze.

  • LA Times
  • May 24 @ 4:57 pm

Fast-moving brush fire prompts evacuation of about 50 homes in Jurupa Valley

About 50 homes near the Santa Ana River bottom were evacuated when the wind shifted and spread the fire.

  • LA Times
  • May 24 @ 4:57 pm

A dozen dead whales have washed ashore in the Bay Area

Ten gray whales are among the massive mammals that have been found beached in the San Francisco Bay Area this year, suggesting another grim year for the species.

  • LA Times
  • May 24 @ 4:46 pm

LAUSD to fully reopen schools in the fall plus offer an online option

If LAUSD — and all other California districts — do not fully reopen, they would lose state funding under rules already set to take effect.

  • LA Times
  • May 24 @ 1:49 pm

LAUSD schools will reopen fully, five days a week in the fall, Beutner says

If LAUSD — and all other California districts — do not fully reopen, they would lose state funding under rules already set to take effect.

  • LA Times
  • May 24 @ 1:49 pm

Body found on 110 Freeway prompts lane closures in South L.A.

The man’s body was found on the shoulder of the freeway with blunt force trauma to his head, authorities said.

  • LA Times
  • May 24 @ 1:19 pm

Fiery crash leaves BMW driver dead, others injured in Reseda

At least two people were taken to the hospital after the multi-vehicle crash.

  • LA Times
  • May 24 @ 12:29 pm

Elaborate phone tree links Laotian immigrants to COVID info, one another

Laotian elders share coronavirus news via old-fashioned tool: community phone tree

  • LA Times
  • May 24 @ 8:00 am

Elaborate phone tree links Laotian immigrants to COVID info, each other

Laotian elders share coronavirus news via old-fashioned tool: community phone tree

  • LA Times
  • May 24 @ 8:00 am

California is seeing a COVID-19 baby bust. What is causing it?

The humble IUD is just one of many reasons California is expected to see almost 50,000 fewer births in 2021, the nadir of a national COVID “baby bust.”

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  • May 24 @ 7:00 am

California sees a COVID-19 baby bust. Obamacare making IUDs affordable is a factor

The humble IUD is just one of many reasons California is expected to see almost 50,000 fewer births in 2021, the nadir of a national COVID “baby bust.”

  • LA Times
  • May 24 @ 7:00 am

Obamacare made IUDs affordable — one reason for California’s COVID baby bust

The humble IUD is just one of many reasons California is expected to see almost 50,000 fewer births in 2021, the nadir of a national COVID “baby bust.”

  • LA Times
  • May 24 @ 7:00 am

Column: Follow the warning signs: California is facing a devastating drought. It’s time to take action

Major Northern California reservoirs currently contain only half the water they normally do in late spring. It’s a warning sign of a potentially devastating new drought and an undeniable mark of dramatic climate change, columnist George Skelton writes.

  • LA Times
  • May 24 @ 7:00 am

Follow the warning signs: California is facing a devastating drought. It’s time to take action

Major Northern California reservoirs currently contain only half the water they normally do in late spring. It’s a warning sign of a potentially devastating new drought and an undeniable mark of dramatic climate change, columnist George Skelton writes.

  • LA Times
  • May 24 @ 7:00 am

What will the school year look like in the fall? The fight is on

With billions of dollars and the educational recovery of 465,000 students at stake, various groups are making demands.

  • LA Times
  • May 24 @ 7:00 am

California’s new attorney general turns focus from fighting Trump to policing, racial justice

A month after taking over as California attorney general, Rob Bonta has put the Department of Justice on a hard pivot, launching a series of initiatives to refocus the agency on problems inside the state after it spent four years fighting the Trump administration in court on national issues.

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  • May 24 @ 7:00 am

Another summer of California power outages poses threat to Newsom as he faces recall

As the COVID pandemic wanes, potential summer and fall outages are a test for a governor whose first term has been defined by emergencies beyond his control.

  • LA Times
  • May 24 @ 7:00 am

Podcast: Israeli-Palestinian conflict hits California’s ethnic studies curriculum

When it comes to what California students should learn about the fraught history between Israel and Palestine, points of contention remain.

  • LA Times
  • May 24 @ 7:00 am

Nearly 150 arrested after TikTok birthday invite draws raucous crowd in Huntington Beach

Nearly 150 people were arrested in Huntington Beach after a man’s TikTok video inviting people to his birthday party went viral and the city was overrun.

  • LA Times
  • May 23 @ 11:29 am

Nearly 150 arrested after TikTok birthday invite causes tumult in Huntington Beach

Nearly 150 people were arrested in Huntington Beach after a man’s TikTok video inviting people to his birthday party went viral and the city was overrun.

  • LA Times
  • May 23 @ 11:29 am

‘It’s a scary time’ for L.A. Jews as attacks bring heightened security, anxiety

Remi Franklin, a jujitsu practitioner and security volunteer, stood guard on La Brea Avenue on Saturday afternoon as the neighborhood’s highly visible Orthodox Jewish population made their way home from Shabbat services.

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  • May 23 @ 8:40 am

They took to the streets after George Floyd’s murder. Now, they fight to keep change going

One year since the murder of George Floyd, which led to massive social justice protests nationwide, Angelenos reflect on the work that remains.

  • LA Times
  • May 23 @ 8:00 am

Armenian church in Boyle Heights sees a post-pandemic revival: ‘It’s our home’

Established in 1858, Boyle Heights was once commonly referred to as the Ellis Island of the West Coast, home to immigrants from around the world.

  • LA Times
  • May 23 @ 7:30 am

California’s highest-in-the-nation gas taxes are rising. But promised repairs are lagging

With the gas tax set to increase again July 1, the campaign to fix roads and bridges is again stirring contention.

  • LA Times
  • May 23 @ 7:00 am

Op-Ed: Leaving California

We’re at the beginning of the California diaspora, and we shudder at the thought.

  • LA Times
  • May 23 @ 5:00 am

Photos: Knott’s Berry Farm water park reopens to season pass holders

After being closed for more than a year because of the pandemic, Knott’s Berry Farm’s Soak City water park reopened for season pass holders Saturday.

  • LA Times
  • May 22 @ 11:25 pm

Family members identify child killed in apparent road rage shooting in Orange

Aiden Leos died in his mother’s arms on the 55 Freeway on Friday morning, a relative wrote on an online fundraising page set up to help cover his burial costs.

  • LA Times
  • May 22 @ 6:00 pm

Man arrested in suspected antisemitic attack outside L.A. sushi restaurant, police say

The man was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, and investigators believe the crime was motivated by hate, police said.

  • LA Times
  • May 22 @ 3:48 pm

Rumors have been flying since an adventurous wolf went missing in California

Deepening the mystery, officials have not picked up a ‘mortality signal’ from OR-93’s radio collar, indicating that the wolf had not moved for at least eight hours.

  • LA Times
  • May 22 @ 1:50 pm

Kevin McCarthy might have had coronavirus infection when he attended son’s wedding

A blood test taken after his son’s wedding showed the House minority leader had been previously infected with coronavirus, he told reporters.

  • LA Times
  • May 22 @ 11:00 am

Lopez: They find needles, rats and the occasional corpse. But they’re happy for the job cleaning skid row.

For the broom brigade that gathers long before the sun rises, making L.A.’s skid row a better place is gratifying work.

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  • May 22 @ 9:00 am

What are the costs of the lost pandemic year? They hit me hard when I finally visited my mother-in-law

Before the pandemic, my mother-in-law was feisty and outgoing. When we recently reunited after a shut-in year, I was floored by the scope of her loss.

  • LA Times
  • May 22 @ 8:00 am

Column: They are L.A.’s last hope for converting scores of COVID-19 vaccine skeptics

At this late stage of the pandemic, most Californians have been vaccinated. And yet disparities remain. Door-to-door canvassing is one solution.

  • LA Times
  • May 22 @ 8:00 am

Expired PPE, staff shortages, English-only outreach: Orange County’s troubled COVID response

A new report shows that Orange County officials for years had largely underestimated the threat of a global pandemic.

  • LA Times
  • May 22 @ 7:00 am

High school students want to forget 2020-21. Yearbook editors show them why they shouldn’t

A high school yearbook like no other: Teens work tirelessly to chronicle a year of pain, resilience

  • LA Times
  • May 22 @ 7:00 am

710 Freeway is a key link in the U.S. economy, but pollution and evictions doom its expansion

Officials may scrap a plan to expand the 710 Freeway after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finds the project might increase air pollution.

  • LA Times
  • May 22 @ 7:00 am

L.A.’s new 6th Street Bridge is rising. See the rebirth of the historic span in these photos

New design showcases iconic arches from the original bridge

  • LA Times
  • May 22 @ 7:00 am

Man held on arson counts in connection with Santa Barbara Loma fire

A man has been booked on suspicion of committing arson in relation to a fast-moving fire in Santa Barbara on Thursday night that forced the evacuation of hundreds of residents.

  • LA Times
  • May 21 @ 8:27 pm

An effort to recall Los Angeles D.A. George Gascón is underway: What happens now?

A petition calling for the recall of Los Angeles D.A. George Gascón is underway. But the effort faces significant financial and political hurdles.

  • LA Times
  • May 21 @ 8:04 pm

More of L.A.’s mass vaccination sites will shut down as clinics go mobile

The site at Pierce College will shut on June 19, and at Los Angeles Southwest College on June 26.

  • LA Times
  • May 21 @ 7:27 pm

‘A very lucky man’: Hiker rescued after 5 days in rugged area of Angeles National Forest

Hiker is rescued after five days in restricted burn zone in the Angeles National Forest. It’s the third major rescue in the area since March.

  • LA Times
  • May 21 @ 3:56 pm

California was ‘the locomotive’ of U.S. job growth in April, but it has a long way to go

California accounted for 38% of new U.S. jobs in April as leisure and hospitality businesses ramped up hiring. But the unemployment rate was stuck.

  • LA Times
  • May 21 @ 3:29 pm

California unveils sweeping plan for full reopening on June 15 as COVID fades

Come June 15, businesses in California can open their doors without COVID-19 constraints and fully vaccinated people can go mask-free in most situations.

  • LA Times
  • May 21 @ 12:58 pm

California unveils sweeping plan for full reopening on June 15 as COVID-19 fades

Come June 15, businesses in California can open their doors without COVID-19 constraints and fully vaccinated people can go mask-free in most situations.

  • LA Times
  • May 21 @ 12:58 pm

6-year-old boy fatally shot during apparent road rage attack on 55 Freeway in Orange

The gunman fled after the shooting near West Chapman Avenue, police said. The child died after being rushed to the hospital.

  • LA Times
  • May 21 @ 12:20 pm

6-year-old boy fatally shot during apparent road rage incident on 55 Freeway in Orange

The gunman fled after the shooting near West Chapman Avenue, police said. The child died after being rushed to the hospital.

  • LA Times
  • May 21 @ 12:20 pm

Child shot during apparent road rage incident on 55 Freeway in Orange, rushed to hospital

Police say the gunman fled immediately after the shooting near West Chapman Avenue. The child’s age and condition were not released.

  • LA Times
  • May 21 @ 12:20 pm

A fiery memo, crown-jewel archives: How Chon Noriega shaped our view of Chicano L.A.

Noriega, stepping down as director of UCLA’s Chicano Studies Research Center, talks about the importance of Chicano history and whether Ben Affleck should play him in the movies.

  • LA Times
  • May 21 @ 10:00 am

International students are in panic mode. Can they get back to U.S. in time for fall term?

International students are fighting to get visas and flights back to the U.S., stymied by bureaucracy and pandemic woes.

  • LA Times
  • May 21 @ 7:00 am

The Hollywood ‘Mafia princess’ was Robert Durst’s best friend. Did loyalty lead to murder?

Susan Berman, a crime writer and self-described ‘Mafia princess,’ was shot to death inside her home in 2000. Now, her best friend, Robert Durst, is on trial accused of her murder.

  • LA Times
  • May 21 @ 7:00 am

Fear on the 91: Scores of freeway pellet gun shootings unnerve drivers and stump CHP

The 91 Freeway from Orange County to the Inland Empire is one of the nation’s busiest arteries. In recent weeks, it has become the center of nearly 60 incidents in which motorists have come under small-caliber fire.

  • LA Times
  • May 21 @ 7:00 am

Fear on the 91: Dozens of freeway pellet gun shootings unnerve drivers and stump CHP

The 91 Freeway from Orange County to the Inland Empire is one of the nation’s busiest arteries. In recent weeks, it has become the center of nearly 60 incidents in which motorists have come under small-caliber fire.

  • LA Times
  • May 21 @ 7:00 am

Here’s how California’s bold plan to change math instruction could help or hurt students

Still in draft form, the new math framework emphasizes a deep, inclusive approach to learning — possibly at the expense of allowing students to get to advanced work more quickly.

  • LA Times
  • May 21 @ 7:00 am

L.A. bought $19 million worth of N95 masks early in the pandemic. Resales are lagging

L.A. has resold about $3.4 million worth of N95 masks that it purchased as a part of a $19-million deal.

  • LA Times
  • May 21 @ 7:00 am

Crews gain control over Santa Barbara fire that triggered evacuations

A vegetation fire broke out Thursday night in Santa Barbara, forcing evacuations of a TV newsroom and the surrounding neighborhood. No one was hurt.

  • LA Times
  • May 21 @ 12:27 am

Fire in Santa Barbara triggers evacuation of TV newsroom and neighborhood

A vegetation fire broke out Thursday night in Santa Barbara, forcing evacuations of a television newsroom and the surrounding neighborhood.

  • LA Times
  • May 21 @ 12:27 am

Fire in Santa Barbara triggers evacuation of TV newsroom, residents

A vegetation fire broke out Thursday night in Santa Barbara, forcing evacuations of a television newsroom and the surrounding neighborhood.

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  • May 21 @ 12:27 am

L.A. officials, faith leaders denounce recent antisemitic attacks

Los Angeles public officials gathered Thursday outside City Hall to condemn recent attacks against members of the Jewish community.

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  • May 20 @ 8:49 pm

L.A. budget vote boosts spending on parks, relief programs and the LAPD

The Los Angeles City Council signed off on a plan to increase funding for the LAPD, despite calls from activists to have the agency defunded.

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  • May 20 @ 8:45 pm

California postpones decision on relaxing mask and distancing rules for workers

For now, California workers must continue to wear masks and practice physical distancing — either in a room or outside.

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  • May 20 @ 5:09 pm

California postpones decision on relaxing face mask and distancing rules for workers

For now, California workers must continue to wear masks and practice physical distancing, unless they’re alone — either in a room or outside.

  • LA Times
  • May 20 @ 5:09 pm

What’s hiding in plain sight at Magic Johnson Park? Maybe a solution to our water problem

Designed into L.A.’s Magic Johnson Park are water capture and recycling systems that can work for other parks. The sustainability model is changing landscape design.

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  • May 20 @ 4:22 pm

L.A. Pride hosting in-person events in June after parade canceled

An LGBTQ+ night at Dodger Stadium and a Pride-themed movie screening at Hollywood Forever Cemetery are both scheduled for June.

  • LA Times
  • May 20 @ 3:31 pm

Mountain lion captured alive after prowling San Francisco neighborhood for two days

A mountain lion found in Bernal Heights is no stranger to San Francisco. After a stay at the Oakland Zoo, biologists hope to release him into the wild.

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  • May 20 @ 3:05 pm

Homeless woman stabbed in head while sleeping on sidewalk, LAPD says

The stabbing of a homeless woman as she slept on an L.A. sidewalk is the latest in a string of violent acts involving homeless people in the city.

  • LA Times
  • May 20 @ 2:30 pm

Man killed, woman shot in mouth in car parked in Hacienda Heights

The pair were inhaling nitrous oxide in a car on Turnbull Canyon Road when a man shot them, authorities said.

  • LA Times
  • May 20 @ 1:53 pm

Vaccinating young teenagers seen as vital to vanquishing COVID-19 in California

With some adults hesitant to get a COVID-19 shots, opening the vaccine to younger teens could help get immunity numbers up.

  • LA Times
  • May 20 @ 9:59 am

Support for the death penalty is declining in California, poll shows

UC Berkeley study finds 48% of voters supported Gov. Gavin Newsom’s 2019 order for moratorium on executions in California, whereas 33% were opposed.

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  • May 20 @ 8:55 am

Mexican corridos with a trap beat: The future of L.A. music might be Rancho Humilde Records

Rancho Humilde Records, headquartered in Downey, has become a trailblazer in Latin music by giving traditional Mexican corridos a hip-hop makeover.

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  • May 20 @ 8:55 am

Column: Newsom is admonished for his big-spending budget by Sacramento’s legislative analyst

In the state Capitol, the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office plays referee and no player is spared, including the governor, columnist George Skelton writes.

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  • May 20 @ 7:00 am

Addicted to menthol: Big Tobacco’s targeting of Black communities could soon end

The proposed menthol cigarette ban highlights longtime racial inequities of one of the most stigmatizing public health issues in American society.

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  • May 20 @ 7:00 am

What’s missing in Newsom’s budget that has public health officials worried

Health advocates and some lawmakers say the plan leaves a gap in funding that jeopardizes the work of public health agencies in communities across the state.

  • LA Times
  • May 20 @ 7:00 am

Cash to help California renters goes unspent with eviction protections expiring soon

With eviction protections expiring at the end of June, advocates say the state needs to do more to help low-income tenants get assistance.

  • LA Times
  • May 20 @ 7:00 am

Column One: Collecting memorabilia from biker gangs, he earned friends — and death threats

When Bo Bushnell began documenting California’s outlaw motorcycle gangs, there was no looking back. He was, as a friend put it, ‘down the rabbit hole.’

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  • May 20 @ 7:00 am

A public park with ocean views to blossom on an oil patch in Newport Beach

The 384-acre Banning Ranch oil field is closer to becoming a public park and nature preserve, conservationists say.

  • LA Times
  • May 20 @ 7:00 am

Op-Ed: The traffic ticket from hell

California adds fees onto traffic citations that have nothing to do with the violation, making our tickets among the most expensive in the nation.

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  • May 20 @ 5:00 am

Garcetti’s wife has to give a deposition. Could it happen from India?

“They have computers there,” a city attorney writes in a legal tussle over when Amy Elaine Wakeland could be deposed if Mayor Eric Garcetti becomes U.S. ambassador to India.

  • LA Times
  • May 19 @ 11:24 pm

Dozens of motor homes destroyed in Canyon Lake fire

A fire in the Riverside County community of Canyon Lake destroyed about 40 motor homes Wednesday afternoon.

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  • May 19 @ 7:02 pm

In major reversal, L.A. County sheriff will name deputies 30 days after they shoot a civilian

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva announced plans to name deputies who open fire on duty 30 days after they’re in a shooting, reversing a longtime practice of hiding their names from the public.

  • LA Times
  • May 19 @ 6:52 pm

Robert Durst had no reason to kill Susan Berman, defense says

Robert Durst’s lawyer said the real estate heir encouraged Susan Berman to cooperate with the investigation into the disappearance of his first wife, meaning he had no motive to kill the writer in 2000.

  • LA Times
  • May 19 @ 4:48 pm

L.A. sushi restaurant attack is being investigated as an antisemitic hate crime

‘They were chanting “death to Jews” and “free Palestine,”‘ said one witness, who asked to remain anonymous for his safety.

  • LA Times
  • May 19 @ 4:02 pm

Some teens don’t think they need the COVID-19 vaccine. Officials say they are wrong

Some teens don’t think they need COVID-19 vaccine, saying risks are low. Officials disagree

  • LA Times
  • May 19 @ 1:57 pm

Two-thirds of adults in California at least partially vaccinated

Two-thirds of adult Californians are now at least partially vaccinated for COVID-19 — a hopeful milestone on the way to widespread community protection.

  • LA Times
  • May 19 @ 1:54 pm

Windows of 3 cars shot out on 91 Freeway in Corona; similar incidents investigated

Two of the reports were made Wednesday morning. CHP is now investigating about 50 instances involving car windows being shot out on the 91 Freeway.

  • LA Times
  • May 19 @ 12:57 pm

California considers dropping mask, distancing rules at workplaces if everyone vaccinated

California considers dropping mask and physical distancing rules for employees at work if everyone there is fully vaccinated, as coronavirus cases continue to drop.

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  • May 19 @ 9:47 am

Column: Is a new homeless agency the answer for L.A.? I’m skeptical but keeping an open mind

As constructed, the new body would have no legal authority to do anything at all. But what we’ve got now sure isn’t working.

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  • May 19 @ 9:00 am

In Danny Masterson rape case, accuser says Scientologists tried to protect actor

One of three women to accuse actor Danny Masterson of rape testified about the alleged assault and said the Church of Scientology tried to discourage her from reporting the incident to police.

  • LA Times
  • May 19 @ 7:00 am

L.A. County supervisors want sheriff to immediately name deputies in shootings

L.A. County supervisors move ahead on an ordinance requiring the names of deputies who open fire while on duty to be released within 48 hours.

  • LA Times
  • May 18 @ 9:09 pm

L.A. supervisors want sheriff to immediately name deputies in shootings

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday directed its attorneys to draft an ordinance that would require the Sheriff’s Department to publish the names of deputies who open fire while on duty within 48 hours of a shooting.

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  • May 18 @ 9:09 pm

L.A. supervisors want sheriff to immediately name deputies in shooting

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday directed its attorneys to draft an ordinance that would require the Sheriff’s Department to publish the names of deputies who open fire while on duty within 48 hours of a shooting.

  • LA Times
  • May 18 @ 9:09 pm

Man charged with 2 counts of arson in connection with Palisades fire

The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office charged Ramon Rodriguez Flores with arson for allegedly igniting the Palisades fire.

  • LA Times
  • May 18 @ 6:08 pm

Man charged with 2 counts of arson in connection with Pacific Palisades fire

The Los Angeles district attorney’s office charged Ramon Rodriguez Flores with arson for allegedly igniting the fire that forced thousands out of their Pacific Palisades homes.

  • LA Times
  • May 18 @ 6:08 pm

CHP patrol car window shot out on 91 Freeway in Anaheim amid string of similar incidents

Projectiles have shattered the windows of more than a dozen cars along the 91 Freeway, and authorities believe the shootings may be related.

  • LA Times
  • May 18 @ 5:50 pm

Racial gap among COVID-19 vaccine recipients still ‘very disturbing,’ L.A. county officials say

L.A. County must ensure vaccinations are far more accessible to Black and Latino residents if the region ever wants to see herd immunity and an end to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials said Tuesday.

  • LA Times
  • May 18 @ 5:47 pm

Chief Moore recommends LAPD officer be fired for allegedly sharing George Floyd ‘Valentine’

An officer who allegedly shared a Valentine-themed meme of George Floyd and the phrase ‘You take my breath away’ should be fired, LAPD Chief Michel Moore said.

  • LA Times
  • May 18 @ 3:07 pm

Orange County moves into yellow tier, the most lenient for COVID-19 reopenings

Bars, saunas and steam rooms can all reopen indoors, and other businesses can expand operations.

  • LA Times
  • May 18 @ 2:00 pm

Party bus shot up on Oakland freeway, leaving 2 dead

Several people were on the bus, reportedly celebrating a woman’s 21st birthday, when a shooter riddled the vehicle with bullets.

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  • May 18 @ 1:39 pm

New sex assault claims leveled at T.I. and Tiny, part of wider allegations they deny

L.A. police detectives are investigating a report from a woman who alleged celebrity couple T.I. and Tiny drugged and sexually assaulted her in 2005.

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  • May 18 @ 1:04 pm

For widows, orphans cheated by Tom Girardi, ‘Real Housewives’ riches add to the pain

Clients who have accused Tom Girardi of misconduct will be tracking the new season of ‘Real Housewives,’ hoping for evidence to bolster their case.

  • LA Times
  • May 18 @ 1:00 pm

Finding housing for homeless people in L.A. County? Now there’s an app for that

An online application launched by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority replaces paper documents required by the county’s 19 housing authorities and some leasing agents.

  • LA Times
  • May 18 @ 11:41 am

Finding housing for the homeless in L.A. County? Now there’s an app for that

An online application launched by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority replaces paper documents required by the county’s 19 housing authorities and some leasing agents.

  • LA Times
  • May 18 @ 11:41 am

Californians back proof of COVID vaccine or negative test at workplaces, other venues

A survey by UC Berkeley, funded in part by The Times, provides a snapshot of Californians’ attitudes on coronavirus vaccination verification.

  • LA Times
  • May 18 @ 11:03 am

Starbucks, Target, Trader Joe’s are dropping mask rules. Why California is stopping them for now

California doesn’t plan to adopt the CDC’s masking guidelines until June 15 — the target date for reopening the full economy.

  • LA Times
  • May 18 @ 10:23 am

California’s rebound: COVID-19 declines dramatically even as normal life returns

The average number of daily COVID-19 deaths in California reported over the last seven-day period was 37, the lowest in more than 13 months.

  • LA Times
  • May 18 @ 10:12 am

Column: What the anger over Flamin’ Hot Cheetos origin story is really about

The frustration over Sam Dean’s article isn’t so much about Richard Montañez rather than a microcosm of two big issues that continue to plague Mexicans in the U.S.: historical erasure, and the continued yearning for heroes that white America can also embrace.

  • LA Times
  • May 18 @ 8:00 am

This school district has not reopened. The trauma and loss from COVID-19 was just too great

Schools race to reopen, but a small school district in Pico Rivera — where families suffered heavy pandemic losses — is not among them.

  • LA Times
  • May 18 @ 7:00 am

‘We can’t just pick up where we left off’: Why one school district decided to stay closed

Schools race to reopen, but a small school district in Pico Rivera — where families suffered heavy pandemic losses — is not among them.

  • LA Times
  • May 18 @ 7:00 am

How COVID mourning runs so deep that a school district stays closed

Schools race to reopen, but a small school district in Pico Rivera is not among them. “We can’t just pick up where we left off,” the superintendent says.

  • LA Times
  • May 18 @ 7:00 am

Don’t throw away that mask just yet. California won’t lift COVID-19 rules for another month

A backlash against easing mask rules prompts California to slow down

  • LA Times
  • May 18 @ 7:00 am

Prizes, contests, cash, a Mighty Mule cheer. LAUSD to offer students vaccine incentives

Hesitant to get a COVID-19 vaccine? Ask the Wilson High mule. He (or she) says it’s the right thing to do.

  • LA Times
  • May 18 @ 7:00 am

Column: Ready to ditch your mask? South L.A. is proof the pandemic isn’t over yet

Even as California heads toward reopening and abandoning face masks, wide disparities still exist in the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.

  • LA Times
  • May 18 @ 7:00 am

You know Angels Flight. But what about L.A.’s other funicular railways?

Everybody knows Angels Flight. But what about Court Flight? Or the Mt. Washington Railway? Or the Catalina Island funicular? Here’s the story of the cars that climbed Southern California’s hills and the automobiles and other calamities that all but made them extinct.

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  • May 18 @ 7:00 am

Evacuations in Topanga lifted as Palisades fire reaches 23% containment

Evacuation orders in Topanga were lifted Monday evening as firefighters gained the upper hand on the fire in Pacific Palisades that burned through 1,325 acres.

  • LA Times
  • May 17 @ 10:03 pm

Newsom earned $1.7 million in 2019. His challengers may have to disclose their taxes too

The Newsoms’ vast array of investments, which they put in a blind trust when he took office in 2019, have helped them bankroll an upscale lifestyle.

  • LA Times
  • May 17 @ 9:02 pm

L.A. County orders Trader Joe’s, Walmart and other chains not to relax mask rules

Trader Joe’s, Walmart and other chains must continue to follow L.A. County mask rules despite new CDC guidelines. L.A. rules are expected to end June 15 when California moves to a full reopening of the economy.

  • LA Times
  • May 17 @ 6:36 pm

As his murder trial restarts, is Robert Durst’s legal saga nearing an end?

After a 14-month pandemic-induced hiatus, Robert Durst will finally stand trial for the 2000 murder of Susan Berman.

  • LA Times
  • May 17 @ 6:28 pm

Citizen app posts image of wrong man as arson suspect in Palisades fire

After an image of a young man was sent on the Citizen app to users in the L.A. basin with the offer of a $30,000 reward, tips poured in. But the man in the photo was not the suspect the LAPD identified.

  • LA Times
  • May 17 @ 6:09 pm

Citizen app posts image of wrong man as arson suspect in Palisades fire, raising concerns

After an image of a young man was sent on the Citizen app to users in the L.A. basin with the offer of a $30,000 reward, tips poured in. But the man in the photo was not the suspect the LAPD identified.

  • LA Times
  • May 17 @ 6:09 pm

Citizen app posts image of wrong man as arson suspect in Palisades fire, sparking concerns

After an image of a young man was sent on the Citizen app to users in the L.A. basin with the offer of a $30,000 reward, tips poured in. But the man in the photo was not the suspect the LAPD identified.

  • LA Times
  • May 17 @ 6:09 pm

Even with huge California surplus, Newsom’s budget relies on reserves, analyst says

Newsom’s decision to stick with the borrowing proposals is ‘shortsighted and inadvisable,’ a report from the Legislative Analyst’s Office says.

  • LA Times
  • May 17 @ 5:40 pm

Op-Ed: California should protect the work rights of family caregivers

California’s employers shouldn’t be allowed to discriminate against workers because they have family caregiving responsibilities.

  • LA Times
  • May 17 @ 3:12 pm

California will wait until June 15 to adopt new CDC mask guidelines

Californians fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can go mask-free in most indoor settings starting June 15 — which is also the target date for reopening the state’s economy.

  • LA Times
  • May 17 @ 1:56 pm

Arson suspect arrested in Pacific Palisades fire

The Pacific Palisades fire, which is still active, forced at least 1,000 people to evacuate their homes over the weekend.

  • LA Times
  • May 17 @ 12:35 pm

LAUSD rolls out student vaccines to prep for fall and in-person graduations in June

The district is launching a campaign to vaccinate students 12 and older before the end of the school year; in-person graduations are now planned.

  • LA Times
  • May 17 @ 10:40 am

L.A. Unified to roll out major COVID-19 vaccine effort at 250 schools

The L.A. school district announces the launch of a student vaccination effort that will target students 12 and older before the end of the current school year.

  • LA Times
  • May 17 @ 10:40 am

The ‘double mutant’ coronavirus variant in India may be less scary than it might seem

Some scientists say India’s COVID-19 surge this spring has less to do with a variant and more to do with the government’s lifting of pandemic rules.

  • LA Times
  • May 17 @ 10:13 am

Many experts say to keep masks on, as pushback to CDC guidance intensifies

Many health experts say they’ll keep their masks for now. In California, mask rules have not changed since the CDC’s sudden shift in guidance.

  • LA Times
  • May 17 @ 9:11 am

Many experts say to keep masks on, as pushback to CDC ruling intensifies

Many health experts say they’ll keep their masks for now. In California, mask rules have not changed since the CDC’s sudden shift in guidance.

  • LA Times
  • May 17 @ 9:11 am

California’s first Filipino American attorney general weighs in on anti-Asian racism

Atty. Gen. Rob Bonta, who says he was called racist names and never felt like he belonged while growing up in the Sacramento area, calls fighting anti-Asian racism one of his top priorities.

  • LA Times
  • May 17 @ 8:00 am

For teenagers, vaccinations are a ticket to freedom. Some parents still not sure

Some parents, citing declining case rates and the newness of the vaccine, are opting to hold off or decline when it comes to their kids.

  • LA Times
  • May 17 @ 7:30 am

As California expands vaccine eligibility to adolescents, parents weigh the risks

Some parents, citing declining case rates and the newness of the vaccine, are opting to hold off or decline when it comes to their kids.

  • LA Times
  • May 17 @ 7:30 am

Raging Palisades fire is a dangerous warning of California’s new year-round fire reality

Experts have been warning that the combination of warmer temperatures, longer and drier droughts and more intense bursts of precipitation between them has primed the West for a long and active year of fire.

  • LA Times
  • May 17 @ 7:30 am

Palisades fire marks early start to fire season, which some officials say never ended

Experts have been warning that the combination of warmer temperatures, longer and drier droughts and more intense bursts of precipitation between them has primed the West for a long and active year of fire.

  • LA Times
  • May 17 @ 7:30 am

The ‘Real Housewife’ under real scrutiny: and the hunt for the missing millions

Bankruptcy trustees have accused the reality star of concealing assets for her husband and are dispatching investigators to comb through her belongings and accounts.

  • LA Times
  • May 17 @ 7:00 am

The ‘Real Housewife’ under real scrutiny: Erika Girardi and the hunt for the missing millions

Bankruptcy trustees have accused the reality star of concealing assets for her husband and are dispatching investigators to comb through her belongings and accounts.

  • LA Times
  • May 17 @ 7:00 am

Column: Newsom’s love of making firsts is on full display in his go-big-or-go-home California budget

Gov. Gavin Newsom whirled around the state last week unveiling one big-bucks program after another as part of his $100-billion “California Comeback Plan.”

  • LA Times
  • May 17 @ 7:00 am

L.A. County officials report continued decline in COVID-19 cases as they urge vaccinations for children

L.A. officials also reported Sunday that 325 people were in the hospital with COVID-19, a significant drop from a peak of more than 8,000 hospitalized COVID-19 patients in January during the region’s winter surge.

  • LA Times
  • May 16 @ 7:57 pm

L.A. County officials report new COVID-19 cases, deaths as they urge vaccinations for children

L.A. officials also reported Sunday that 325 people were in the hospital with COVID-19, a significant drop from a peak of more than 8,000 hospitalized COVID-19 patients in January during the region’s winter surge.

  • LA Times
  • May 16 @ 7:57 pm

‘This is not normal’: Topanga Canyon is used to fire. But not amid drizzling, May gray gloom

The cool temperatures and drizzling sky didn’t stop the Palisades fire from threatening homes on Sunday.

  • LA Times
  • May 16 @ 7:24 pm

Palisades fire grows to 1,325 acres; 1,000 residents evacuated in Topanga Canyon

The 1,325-acre fire is threatening homes in Topanga Canyon, but fire officials are hoping cooler, moist conditions can help in their efforts to contain the blaze

  • LA Times
  • May 16 @ 10:03 am

Mandatory evacuations remain in place as firefighters continue to battle fire in Palisades

The 1,325-acre fire is threatening homes in Topanga Canyon, but fire officials are hoping cooler, moist conditions can help in their efforts to contain the blaze

  • LA Times
  • May 16 @ 10:03 am

In Compton, the fate of a cemetery hangs in the balance

Celestina Bishop is trying to save the cemetery that is her strongest connection to the family she never knew.

  • LA Times
  • May 16 @ 8:00 am

Inside George Gascon’s justice revolution, a debate over what it is to be a crime victim

George Gascon’s justice revolution and one incendiary question: Who is the victim?

  • LA Times
  • May 16 @ 7:00 am

Hope here, despair there: For Indian Americans, heartbreak over the homeland

Many Indian Americans in California are straddling two worlds: an improving COVID outlook in the U.S. and a heartbreaking crisis in India.

  • LA Times
  • May 16 @ 7:00 am

Topanga Canyon homes evacuated as brush fire in Pacific Palisades grows to 750 acres

The fire near Topanga State Park ignited around 10 p.m. on Friday and remains under investigation, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

  • LA Times
  • May 15 @ 9:40 pm

Some Topanga Canyon homes evacuated as brush fire in Pacific Palisades grows to 750 acres

The fire near Topanga State Park ignited around 10 p.m. on Friday and remains under investigation, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

  • LA Times
  • May 15 @ 9:40 pm

Some Topanga Canyon homes evacuated as brushfire in Pacific Palisades grows to 750 acres

A fire near Topanga State Park ignited around 10 p.m. on Friday and remains under investigation, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

  • LA Times
  • May 15 @ 9:40 pm

Los Angeles County reports 306 new coronavirus cases, 5 deaths on Saturday

As indoor activities increase across the Southland, L.A. County’s public health director encouraged residents to continue wearing masks inside businesses and at crowded venues.

  • LA Times
  • May 15 @ 7:56 pm

Thousands of protesters gather in Westwood to rally in support of Palestinians

Thousands of protesters gathered Saturday in Westwood to demonstrate support for Palestinians amid violence that’s claimed a spiraling casualty toll in Gaza and Israel.

  • LA Times
  • May 15 @ 7:22 pm

L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger urges Gov. Newsom to lift mask mandate for the vaccinated

Supervisor Kathryn Barger wants L.A. County to align with relaxed federal mask regulations as COVID-19 conditions continue to improve.

  • LA Times
  • May 15 @ 2:35 pm

Two men drown at swimming hole in western Sierra

Two men drowned in God’s Bath swimming hole in the western Sierra on Friday, authorities said.

  • LA Times
  • May 15 @ 2:18 pm

Trader Joe’s drops mask rules, but many customers keep them on: It’s ‘too soon’

Some people are still concerned about going without masks even after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offer guidance relaxing the rules.

  • LA Times
  • May 15 @ 12:39 pm

Northern California tree trimmer charged in three slayings

Ryan Scott Blinston was working in Butte and Tehama counties last year when he returned to clients’ homes and slashed residents’ throats, prosecutors say.

  • LA Times
  • May 15 @ 12:10 pm

Column: If Garcetti leaves early for India ambassador post, how will he be remembered?

The Biden administration could nab L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti. If so, he will leave with a mixed legacy.

  • LA Times
  • May 15 @ 9:00 am

Newsom offers $1 billion to complete ‘critical’ transit projects before 2028 Olympics

Friday’s announcement comes during a construction blitz by Metro, the agency building rail lines in South Los Angeles, on the Westside and across downtown.

  • LA Times
  • May 15 @ 8:00 am

In a major milestone, more than 50% of California residents have gotten a COVID-19 shot

California has reached a milestone in its vaccination campaign: More than 50% of residents have now received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

  • LA Times
  • May 15 @ 8:00 am

In a major milestone, more than 50% of California residents are now vaccinated against COVID-19

California has reached a milestone in its vaccination campaign: More than 50% of residents have now received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

  • LA Times
  • May 15 @ 8:00 am

Column: How unreliable is the Postal Service? It lost a Holocaust survivor’s remains

The cremated remains of Eugenia Yuspeh were mailed to New Orleans but never arrived.

  • LA Times
  • May 15 @ 7:00 am

Despite assurances, some don’t feel safe taking their masks off just yet

The new CDC guidance relaxing mask use caught many off guard in California, where officials are not ready to lift mask mandates. Opinion was largely divided: Some people said the move felt premature and could hurt front-line workers. Others said it was about time since COVID-19 case rates are declining.

  • LA Times
  • May 15 @ 7:00 am

Photos of the first USC graduation ceremony at the Coliseum in 71 years

With COVID-19 precautions in place, USC will hold 14 graduation ceremonies in seven days for the classes of 2020 and 2021 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, which last hosted USC’s commencement in 1950.

  • LA Times
  • May 15 @ 12:08 am

Bobcat and her kittens spotted roaming UC Riverside’s Botanic Gardens

Wildlife sightings — bobcats, coyotes, skunks, raccoons, lizards — are a regular occurrence for employees because of the gardens’ location near Hot Springs Mountain.

  • LA Times
  • May 14 @ 7:21 pm

Huge budget boost to UC, CSU and community colleges targets student housing and job training

The nation’s largest higher education systems will get a major funding boost under the proposed state budget announced by Gov. Gavin Newsom.

  • LA Times
  • May 14 @ 6:07 pm

Huge budget boost to UC, CSU, community colleges targets student housing, job training

The nation’s largest higher education systems will get a major funding boost under the proposed state budget announced by Gov. Gavin Newsom.

  • LA Times
  • May 14 @ 6:07 pm

Huge budget boost to higher education targets student housing, job training, facilities

The nation’s largest higher education systems will get a major funding boost under the proposed state budget announced by Gov. Gavin Newsom.

  • LA Times
  • May 14 @ 6:07 pm

San Francisco police chief apologizes for officer shooting burglary suspect

An attorney for Officer Zachary McAuliffe, who was in plain clothes, says last week’s shooting of burglary suspect Xavier Pittman Jr. was an accident.

  • LA Times
  • May 14 @ 5:31 pm

After lawsuit, DACA recipients win permits to travel outside the U.S. — and come back legally

The complaint sought a response from immigration authorities to the applications that 84 “Dreamers” submitted nine months ago.

  • LA Times
  • May 14 @ 5:03 pm

Masking up at a store? What Trader Joe’s, Walmart, Ralphs, CVS, Walgreens and other retailers say

Trader Joe’s and Walmart are among the first businesses to drop the mask requirement following updated CDC guidelines. Walmart is doing the same.

  • LA Times
  • May 14 @ 4:57 pm

Masking up at a store? What Trader Joe’s, Ralphs, CVS, Walgreens and other retailers are saying

Trader Joe’s is one of the first businesses to drop the mask requirement following updated CDC guidelines

  • LA Times
  • May 14 @ 4:57 pm

How to talk about Asian American gender-based violence

On May 19 at 6 p.m., Ada Tseng, assistant editor of the L.A. Times utility team, and reporter Agnes Constante will speak with mental health experts and community organizers about Asian American gender-based violence.

  • LA Times
  • May 14 @ 4:51 pm

Appeals court upholds $25-million verdict against maker of Roundup

The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling stems from the first trial of about 5,000 lawsuits consolidated in federal court in Northern California against Monsanto.

  • LA Times
  • May 14 @ 3:02 pm

Appeals court upholds $25-million verdict against Monsanto, maker of Roundup

The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling stems from the first trial of about 5,000 lawsuits consolidated in federal court in Northern California against Monsanto.

  • LA Times
  • May 14 @ 3:02 pm

California announces new guidance for overnight summer camps

The guidance allows camps to operate if all participants are fully vaccinated and outlines steps to protect those who are not fully vaccinated.

  • LA Times
  • May 14 @ 1:37 pm

Is it really safe to take off your mask? Answering your questions about CDC’s new guidance

The CDC changes announced Thursday don’t immediately alter mask rules in California, but they have raised some questions.

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  • May 14 @ 12:47 pm

Vaccinations for children 12 and older are now available in Los Angeles

A parent or guardian must be present and bring the child’s photo ID with proof of age. Some places may require signing a consent form.

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  • May 14 @ 12:04 pm

The lowrider is back: The glorious return of cruising to the streets of L.A.

Have you noticed? Every weekend, caravans of lowriders and custom cars are cruising and hopping in a resurgent ritual. Van Nuys Boulevard is one of the city’s oldest sites of this resilient SoCal obsession.

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  • May 14 @ 11:00 am

Some fear the CDC is moving too fast in lifting COVID-19 mask rules for the vaccinated

Some fear CDC moving too fast in lifting COVID-19 mask guidance for the vaccinated

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  • May 14 @ 10:07 am

Some fear CDC moving too fast in lifting COVID-19 mask rules for the vaccinated

Some fear CDC moving too fast in lifting COVID-19 mask guidance for the vaccinated

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  • May 14 @ 10:07 am

Column: This job requires you to pay $1,800 for your own training

A Southern California fitness company called Pure Barre charges job applicants $1,800 for their training. That may be illegal under California law.

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  • May 14 @ 8:00 am

Families separated by Trump receive therapy, but funds could dry up soon

After Trump separated children from their families, they’ve gotten crucial therapy, paid for by the government. But the future of those services is up in the air.

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  • May 14 @ 8:00 am

Homeless camping at beaches and parks? L.A. proposal stirs outcry from some neighbors

L.A.’s search for new solutions to a growing homelessness crisis is running up against residents’ love of their beaches and park spaces.

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  • May 14 @ 7:00 am

Suspected Southern California drug dealers charged in 11 overdose deaths

Agents fanned out across Southern California this week to arrest 11 suspects on federal charges amid a sharp rise in fentanyl overdose deaths.

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  • May 13 @ 11:03 pm

California attorney general to review fatal shooting by Vallejo police

California AG to decide whether Vallejo police officer’s fatal shooting of Sean Monterrosa is a crime

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  • May 13 @ 8:21 pm

UC weighs limited tuition increase for fall 2022

The University of California is weighing a limited tuition increase for fall 2022, saying it will help raise more financial aid and stabilize campuses, but student leaders are adamantly opposed.

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  • May 13 @ 8:18 pm

UC weighs limited tuition increase for next year

The University of California is weighing a limited tuition increase for fall 2022, saying it will help raise more financial aid and stabilize campuses, but student leaders are adamantly opposed.

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  • May 13 @ 8:18 pm

What the CDC mask changes mean for travel, shopping, gatherings, outdoor life and more

In a momentous turn in the fight against COVID-19, federal officials are significantly easing mask guidelines as the threat of the pandemic rapidly fades.

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  • May 13 @ 6:23 pm

Tesla ‘driver’ arrested after riding in back seat on Oakland freeway

A CHP officer observed the man ‘move into the driver’s seat’ before bringing the Tesla to a stop and arrested him on suspicion of reckless driving.

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  • May 13 @ 4:57 pm

Federal court pauses order to offer shelter to everyone on L.A.’s skid row by fall

An appeals court panel temporarily freezes the deadlines of a federal order to offer shelter to everyone on L.A.’s skid row by October.

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  • May 13 @ 4:35 pm

Is it yours? $26-million lottery ticket sold in Norwalk is unclaimed

If no one steps up, the prize will become one of the five largest SuperLotto Plus jackpots to go unclaimed in more than 20 years.

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  • May 13 @ 3:23 pm

Time’s running out — today — on a $26-million lottery ticket sold in Norwalk

If no one steps up, the prize will become one of the five largest SuperLotto Plus jackpots to go unclaimed in more than 20 years.

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  • May 13 @ 3:23 pm

Officers who fired projectiles at protesters violated LAPD policies, panel rules

Officers who shot one protester in the head and another in the groin with projectiles last spring violated LAPD policy Police Commission rules.

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  • May 13 @ 2:42 pm

California and the West are in for another tough fire year, federal officials forecast

After a year of record-setting wildfires in 2020, California could be in for a difficult year due to extensive drought conditions in the West.

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  • May 13 @ 1:42 pm

Most mask guidelines for vaccinated are lifted in milestone moment in coronavirus battle

People who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no longer need to wear masks in most places, the CDC suggested. But in California, it may be a week or more before changes would be considered locally.

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  • May 13 @ 1:33 pm

Most mask requirements are lifted in milestone moment in coronavirus battle

People who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can stop wearing masks in most places, the CDC announced. But L.A. County officials said it will be a week or more before changes would be considered locally.

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  • May 13 @ 1:33 pm

L.A. won’t immediately follow CDC’s relaxed mask rules

People who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can stop wearing masks in most places, the CDC announced. But L.A. County officials said it will be a week or more before changes would be considered locally.

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  • May 13 @ 1:33 pm

Fully vaccinated people can stop wearing masks in most places, CDC says

People who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely stop wearing masks in most places, except in crowded indoor settings, the CDC announces.

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  • May 13 @ 1:33 pm

Suspect in Stockton officer shooting death was on parole for armed theft in L.A.

The man police say fatally shot a Stockton officer had previously been arrested in downtown Los Angeles on firearms charges, court records show.

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  • May 13 @ 12:09 pm

Newsom proposes COVID grants up to $25,000 for thousands more California businesses

Additional federal aid would raise total of California’s small-business grants to $4 billion, making it the largest program of its kind, Newsom says.

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  • May 13 @ 11:35 am

Newsom proposes grants up to $25,000 for thousands more California businesses hit by COVID

Additional funds from federal aid would mean $4 billion total for small-business grants, making it the largest state program of its kind in the U.S., Newsom says.

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  • May 13 @ 11:35 am

Newsom proposes $1.5 billion in new small business COVID-19 grants

The additional funds from federal COVID-19 aid to the state would bring the amount allocated in recent months for grants to $4 billion, which Newsom told business leaders would make it the largest state program of its kind in the country.

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  • May 13 @ 11:35 am

Here’s how to get your teenager the COVID-19 vaccine

Teenagers 12 to 15 are able to get the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine starting today. No appointment is needed at L.A. County-run sites.

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  • May 13 @ 10:15 am

Donors gave millions to Garcetti nonprofit but kept their identities secret, Times analysis finds

Nearly $4 million has flowed into the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles from donors who use accounts that allow them to shield their identities.

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  • May 13 @ 7:00 am

Donors gave millions to Garcetti nonprofit but keep their identities secret, Times analysis finds

Nearly $4 million has flowed into the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles from donors who use accounts that allow them to shield their identities.

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  • May 13 @ 7:00 am

How donors give millions to Garcetti-backed nonprofit and keep their identities secret

Nearly $4 million has flowed into the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles from donors who use accounts that allow them to shield their identities.

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  • May 13 @ 7:00 am

L.A. County considering $1,000 for 1,000 residents in basic income program

L.A. County Supervisors Holly Mitchell and Sheila Kuehl are proposing that the county provide at least $1,000 to at least 1,000 residents for three years.

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  • May 13 @ 7:00 am

Column: Newsom gets to play Santa Claus to California voters while Gray Davis was the grinch

Newsom has been traveling around California making expensive promises to voters who very likely will be deciding in a fall recall election whether to keep or toss him, columnist George Skelton writes.

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  • May 13 @ 7:00 am

Column: Boosted by California’s huge budget surplus, Newsom plays Santa Claus to California voters

Newsom has been traveling around California making expensive promises to voters who very likely will be deciding in a fall recall election whether to keep or toss him, columnist George Skelton writes.

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  • May 13 @ 7:00 am

Boosted by California’s huge budget surplus, Newsom plays Santa Claus to California voters

Newsom has been traveling around California making expensive promises to voters who very likely will be deciding in a fall recall election whether to keep or toss him, columnist George Skelton writes.

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  • May 13 @ 7:00 am

A rising rapper, an ill-fated Instagram post and a killing in the Hollywood Hills

The death of Pop Smoke stunned the music world last year. Now, new details of the slaying and how detectives tracked his alleged killers have come to light.

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  • May 13 @ 7:00 am

Homeless person burned in attack near Lincoln Park, source says

A homeless person suffered serious burns after someone threw a flammable liquid at them near Lincoln Park, a source told The Times.

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  • May 12 @ 8:59 pm

Brush fire destroys at least one home east of Palmdale before crews stop its spread

The Pine fire destroyed at least one home Wednesday, forcing evacuations in the community of Pinon Hills near the San Gabriel Mountains east of Palmdale. Those orders have been lifted.

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  • May 12 @ 8:10 pm

Brush fire burns homes, prompts evacuations east of Palmdale

A brush fire had grown to about 180 acres and burned at least two homes Wednesday, forcing evacuations in the community of Pinon Hills near the San Gabriel Mountains east of Palmdale.

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  • May 12 @ 8:10 pm

Priest who said President Biden’s inaugural Mass resigns from Santa Clara University after investigation

The California priest who said President Biden’s inaugural Mass resigned as president of Santa Clara University this week after an investigation found he violated the Jesuit order’s “protocols and boundaries.”

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  • May 12 @ 7:50 pm

Priest who gave President Biden’s inaugural Mass resigns from Santa Clara University after investigation

The California priest who gave President Biden’s inaugural Mass resigned as president of Santa Clara University this week after an investigation found he violated the Jesuit order’s “protocols and boundaries.”

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  • May 12 @ 7:50 pm

Younger teenagers will start getting COVID-19 vaccine Thursday in L.A. County

All eight vaccine sites run by L.A. County will begin offering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to children 12 and older starting Thursday.

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  • May 12 @ 7:16 pm

Los Alamitos school board approves controversial social justice teaching standards

Los Alamitos school board adopts standards meant to help students embrace their identities, avoid bias and respect people from different backgrounds.

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  • May 12 @ 4:22 pm

3 arrested after $500,000 watch is stolen off the wrist of Beverly Hills restaurant patron

Alleged gang members stole $500,000 watch from man dining outdoors in holdup that left woman shot in the leg

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  • May 12 @ 3:49 pm

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: How have you responded to microaggressions?

Many Asian Americans deal with microaggressions that may not seem like a big deal to others but can take a toll. What are your strategies for how to respond?

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  • May 12 @ 2:17 pm

Two more drivers report car windows being shot out on 91 Freeway in Inland Empire

Authorities said the windows were shot by a BB or pellet gun. There have been a handful of similar reports over the last week.

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  • May 12 @ 1:38 pm

Redistricting commission accused of violating open-meetings law and other failures

The independent redistricting commission was created to stop secretive map drawing.

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  • May 12 @ 9:00 am

‘You cannot do anything’: Indian American doctors struggle with COVID-19 crisis back home

The dire COVID-19 situation in India has been particularly hard to watch for many Indian American healthcare workers.

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  • May 12 @ 7:00 am

How vaccine ‘passports’ became a battle cry for COVID-19 conspiracies, ‘anti-vaxx’ forces

The debate in Orange County signifies continuing skepticism toward the government’s handling of COVID-19 and speaks to the larger politicization that has plagued nearly every other aspect of the pandemic.

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  • May 12 @ 7:00 am

24 fires a day: Surge in flames at L.A. homeless encampments a growing crisis

In the three years since the Los Angeles Fire Department began tracking them, fires related to homeless camps have more than doubled.

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  • May 12 @ 7:00 am

People are still dying from COVID in California despite huge progress. Here’s who they are

Despite a statewide mood of optimism, about 52 Californians are still succumbing to the novel coronavirus each day.

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  • May 12 @ 7:00 am

People are still dying from COVID-19 in California despite huge progress. Here’s who they

Despite a statewide mood of optimism, about 52 Californians are still succumbing to the novel coronavirus each day.

  • LA Times
  • May 12 @ 7:00 am

As California gains the upper hand on COVID-19, who is still dying?

Despite a statewide mood of optimism, about 52 Californians are still succumbing to the novel coronavirus each day.

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  • May 12 @ 7:00 am

Op-Ed: California must fix its school inequality problem. Early screening for risk of dyslexia is a start

Failure to read at grade level is one of the biggest challenges kids face in achieving academic success. A bill implementing screening for dyslexia risk can help.

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  • May 12 @ 5:15 am

He was injured during BLM protests last spring. Now he’s suing the LAPD and his uncle on the force

Jamal Shakir said his uncle in the LAPD directed other officers to shoot projectiles at him during a Black Lives Matter protest in May 2020

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  • May 11 @ 8:25 pm

New civilian discipline panels more lenient on accused LAPD officers, review finds

A review of recent police misconduct cases by the LAPD inspector general found all-civilian hearing panels were more lenient on accused officers.

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  • May 11 @ 7:05 pm

Family wants federal inquiry of Alameda police in death of Mario Gonzalez

Attorneys for the family of a Latino man who died after an Alameda officer put a knee on his back and neck for more than four minutes, are asking the U.S. attorney general to conduct a federal civil rights investigation of the Bay Area police department.

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  • May 11 @ 6:44 pm

How is your workplace handling the COVID-19 vaccine?

Has your company or workplace decided how to handle the question of vaccines? The Times is interested in hearing from you.

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  • May 11 @ 5:45 pm

Brush fire in Cajon Pass spreads to 11 acres, threatening gas and power lines

What’s been dubbed the Blue fire has grown to 11 acres with 0% containment.

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  • May 11 @ 5:36 pm

Hundreds in Orange County protest COVID vaccine passports: ‘You’re not going to brand us’

More than 500 demonstrators urged Orange County officials to reject digital record keeping of who’s been vaccinated. Some also declared the pandemic a hoax.

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  • May 11 @ 4:04 pm

Hundreds of protesters in Orange County decry COVID vaccine passports

More than 500 demonstrators urged Orange County officials to reject digital record keeping of who’s been vaccinated. Some also declared the pandemic a hoax.

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  • May 11 @ 4:04 pm

2 California police officers fatally shot in less than 24 hours, third wounded

A Stockton officer was fatally shot while in his police SUV, and a San Luis Obispo officer was gunned down during the serving of a search warrant.

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  • May 11 @ 3:45 pm

DACA recipients launch legal battle to clear hurdles from the ultimate goal: citizenship

If the DACA recipients win, this could remove some of the hurdles that have kept them from attaining American citizenship.

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  • May 11 @ 2:35 pm

DACA recipients launch legal battle to clear hurdles from the ultimate prize: citizenship

If the DACA recipients win, this could remove some of the hurdles that have kept them from attaining American citizenship.

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  • May 11 @ 2:35 pm

Orange County could leap into yellow tier, with widest reopenings, as soon as next week

After several weeks in the orange, or moderate, tier of California’s COVID-19 reopening system, Orange County is now within striking distance of its widest reopening.

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  • May 11 @ 1:58 pm

There’s growing confidence that the worst of COVID-19 is behind California

Public health experts are optimistic that coronavirus case rates and vaccinations are trending in the right directions.

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  • May 11 @ 11:15 am

When can 12- to 15-year-olds start getting COVID-19 vaccines? What we know

L.A. County officials say the Pfizer vaccine will be offered to pre-teens and younger teens once the CDC affirms the FDA’s recommendation, which may happen Wednesday.

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  • May 11 @ 10:49 am

On the heels of one rare gray wolf’s epic journey into California, another arrives

A gray wolf known as OR-103 arrived in Siskiyou County in early May. He’s the second known wolf to cross into California this year.

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  • May 11 @ 8:00 am

Opposition to Newsom recall grows as Caitlyn Jenner, GOP generate little support, poll finds

Democratic voters polled by the UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies also overwhelmingly favored having a prominent Democratic replacement candidate on the recall ballot in case Newsom is ousted from office.

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  • May 11 @ 7:00 am

Opposition to Newsom recall grows as Jenner, GOP generate little support, poll finds

Democratic voters polled by the UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies also overwhelmingly favored having a prominent Democratic replacement candidate on the recall ballot in case Newsom is ousted from office.

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  • May 11 @ 7:00 am

How many high school students will come back in the fall? Dismal return rate raises alarms

Only 7% of high schoolers are returning to L.A. Unified campuses. It may or may not be time to panic.

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  • May 11 @ 7:00 am

Estranged wife of Il Divo tenor sues him, alleging sexual and physical abuse

The suit against Sébastien Izambard accuses the singer of repeated sexual abuse, assault and coerced control.

  • LA Times
  • May 10 @ 11:30 pm

Sheriff ordered Kobe Bryant crash photos deleted. A captain objected, calling it improper

Sheriff’s order to deputies to delete Kobe helicopter crash photos might get them jailed, captain warned

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  • May 10 @ 10:54 pm

Judge grants preliminary injunction limiting LAPD projectile weapons at protests

A federal judge on Monday extended recent court restrictions on the Los Angeles Police Department’s use of hard-foam projectiles at protests.

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  • May 10 @ 8:03 pm

Judge grants preliminary injunction on LAPD projectile weapons at protests

A federal judge on Monday extended recent court restrictions on the Los Angeles Police Department’s use of hard-foam projectiles at protests.

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  • May 10 @ 8:03 pm

Weird-looking deep-sea fish washes ashore in Newport Beach

The fish, which typically lives thousands of feet underwater, was found in pristine condition at Crystal Cove State Beach.

  • LA Times
  • May 10 @ 6:01 pm

Newsom extends drought emergency to 41 California counties

Gov. Gavin Newsom has extended the emergency drought order to 41 counties — dramatically expanding his order from nearly three weeks ago.

  • LA Times
  • May 10 @ 5:16 pm

L.A. County expected to hit COVID-19 herd immunity by end of July

Experts had previously expressed concern that waning demand and uneven vaccination rates could make it hard to reach the herd immunity goal, when about 80% of the population is vaccinated.

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  • May 10 @ 4:42 pm

Off-duty LAPD officer arrested on suspicion of kidnapping, assault in Inglewood

Inglewood officers responded to a radio call about a family disturbance and arrested the 29-year-old after interviewing victims and witnesses at the scene.

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  • May 10 @ 4:07 pm

Do I still need to wear a mask outdoors? There is a growing debate

Even after the CDC said fully vaccinated Americans could stop wearing masks outdoors unless they’re in a crowd of strangers, many in L.A. still mask up.

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  • May 10 @ 3:48 pm

Masks on or off? Residents — as well as experts — are not yet agreed

Even after the CDC said fully vaccinated Americans could stop wearing masks outdoors unless they’re in a crowd of strangers, many in L.A. still mask up.

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  • May 10 @ 3:48 pm

Am I eligible for the proposed $600 stimulus checks in California? What you need to know

California Gov. Newsom’s economic recovery plan calls for $600 stimulus checks for eligible Californians. Families with children would get an additional $500.

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  • May 10 @ 2:22 pm

Confidence grows that COVID-19 vaccines hold their own against variants

The reassurance comes as California continues to report one of the lowest per-capita daily coronavirus case counts of any state in the U.S.

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  • May 10 @ 1:38 pm

Newsom proposes additional $600 stimulus checks and $5 billion toward rental assistance

The proposal to deliver $8 billion in new cash payments to millions of Californians amid the COVID-19 pandemic is part of a $100-billion state budget that has swelled with a significant windfall of tax revenues.

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  • May 10 @ 12:54 pm

Newsom promises additional $600 stimulus checks and $5 billion toward rental assistance

The proposal to deliver $8 billion in new cash payments to millions of Californians amid the COVID-19 pandemic is part of a $100-billion state budget that has swelled with a significant windfall of tax revenues.

  • LA Times
  • May 10 @ 12:54 pm

Newsom promises additional $600 stimulus checks and $5 billion towards rental assistance

The proposal to deliver $8 billion in new cash payments to millions of Californians amid the COVID-19 pandemic is part of a $100-billion state budget that has swelled with a significant windfall of tax revenues.

  • LA Times
  • May 10 @ 12:54 pm

Newsom promises additional $600 stimulus checks for Californians, $1,100 for families

The proposal to deliver $8 billion in new cash payments to millions of Californians amid the COVID-19 pandemic is part of a $100-billion state budget that has swelled with a significant windfall of tax revenues.

  • LA Times
  • May 10 @ 12:54 pm

Mother’s Day shooting leaves 1 dead, at least 3 wounded in Hollywood

One man is pronounced dead at the scene near Sunset Gower Studios, authorities say. Several others are transported to a local hospital.

  • LA Times
  • May 10 @ 10:35 am

Getting the COVID-19 vaccine has never been easier. Here’s how

Officials are hoping people who have not gotten their shots will take advantage of the opportunity at a time when demand for vaccinations is dropping.

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  • May 10 @ 10:19 am

Only 7% of LAUSD high school students return to reopened campuses, far less than expected

COVID fears and restrictive part-time campus schedules contribute to the low numbers. Officials hope those students who need the most help are returning.

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  • May 10 @ 10:00 am

Column: California has a history of racist lynchings, too. Ignoring that fact is mass delusion

Hundreds of people were lynched in California over the years — most of them Latinos, many killed as much for their race as for their alleged crimes. Only two have been officially memorialized, an expert says.

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  • May 10 @ 8:00 am

Domestic violence survivors, L.A. County Sheriff’s Department at odds over restraining orders

Advocates for victims of domestic violence are frustrated that the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department won’t serve restraining orders unless applicants submit paperwork in person.

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  • May 10 @ 8:00 am

Column: California is rolling in surplus cash. But legislators want to raise taxes anyway

Sacramento is hauling in so much revenue that the state government is accumulating a huge surplus and is close to being legally forced to return some of the money to taxpayers.

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  • May 10 @ 7:00 am

Podcast: The origins of California’s recall fever

California will have its second gubernatorial recall in 18 years. Why is this liberal state so recall crazy?

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  • May 10 @ 7:00 am

Slab City offered quirky isolation, but there’s no escaping a pandemic

This Shangri-La of desert weirdness has drawn tourists from around the world, but even the ‘last free place in America’ couldn’t stand up to COVID-19.

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  • May 10 @ 7:00 am