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The Japanese American National Museum will feature Executive Order 9066, which President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed to authorize the internment of 120,000 people of Japanese descent.
DeKnight was Ebony's first food editor and author of a best-selling African-American cookbook in the '40s. Her recipes presented a vision of black America that was often invisible in mainstream media.
What could be the strongest storm system to hit the area in years will move into L.A. and Ventura counties Thursday night. Up to 6 inches expected in the valleys and 10 in the mountains.
Some businesses closed for the day; others stayed open and pledged to contribute a share of the day's proceeds to nonprofits that aid Latino communities.
The refinery has had to flare off gases during power outages that were outside its control, caused by reasons from Mylar balloons to fog. A new power line could prevent that.
With a new research project announced today, L.A. County wants to paint a more detailed picture of the state of arts education in its 80 school districts.
Stephen Philip Pougnet, who was mayor from 2012 to 2014, allegedly took $375,000 in bribes from developers, prosecutors said.
For years, street cart vending was considered a crime punishable by a misdemeanor in the city of LA. Now, the penalty is a $250 ticket. The council moved quickly on the policy change so that vendors wouldn't be exposed to possible deportation.
The president's first choice, Andrew Puzder, withdrew his nomination on Wednesday after facing criticism from members of both parties.
An analysis finds that if you're deficient in vitamin D, taking a supplement might cut your risk of respiratory infections. But there's disagreement on what's considered deficient.
At a press conference in Los Angeles, Padilla said his office created a website to help outline what immigration consultants can and cannot do.
When University of La Verne administrators planned a leadership class to include students from Mexico, they didn't count on today's political tensions.
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That’s the question being posed and the point being made by some immigrants across the country who are striking Thursday by staying home from work or not making any purchases.
If newspapers, magazines, and your social media feed are not helping you make sense of the world, politically-minded editors have actual books to recommend - fiction and non.
Today, President Trump will announce Alexander Acosta as his new Labor Secretary choice.
As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump promised conservatives that his top healthcare priority would be to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
A science advisory group from the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine this week released guidelines on the use of human genetic engineering.
"I think that this sort of reefer madness approach that we’ve had about marijuana is not going to help us in regulation. But we don’t want to underregulate either."
General Motors, Toyota and Volvo ask Congress for new safety regulations that will accelerate the development of autonomous vehicles
Thousands of people in LA have waited to see the Dodgers on TV besides Charter Cable. We'll explain why that wait will probably last at least another season.
Crews at the Oroville spillway have been working around the clock in an effort to prepare for the oncoming storm set to hit Northern California this weekend.
One in three black kids are reported to LA's Department of Child and Family Services' child protection hotline before the age of five. Take Two examines why with investigative reporter, Garrett Therolf.
It’s not new news that the entertainment business has a terrible record when it comes to diversity in hiring for jobs in film and television. But what's new is that the federal government is getting involved to change that.
The movie is an Academy Award favorite, but the most important thing for Hurwitz was creating a score that "sounded like its own thing."
The Awards Show Show from Vulture and The Frame
The Loh Down On Science
LA Cookie Con has sweet bites for everyone: traditional, sweet, savory, salty, and – of course, because this is L.A. -- plenty of vegan and gluten-free treats, too.
"The systems of oppression have made black people terrified of their own selves is one of the saddest statements in the film."
After their most recent Grammy nomination for their album "Buenaventura," the band decided it was time to get back to basics. "Amar y Vivir" will drop this spring.
What might you find in a Jason Rhoades installation? Bongs, a stuffed snake riding an electric train, an entire room laid out like an Ikea showroom, neon signs spelling out nicknames for the vulva, orange extension cords, restaurant shelving.
"What we wanted to do was make it as simplified as possible. You can call your spirit and we’ll probably have one mixer with it. Almost the way you’d come home from work and just pour something."