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Archive for December 11th, 2017
The fire has destroyed 869 buildings, according to the latest totals. There are 18,000 structures that remain under threat.
When lawmakers return in January, they will have two vacant Assembly seats that won't be filled until at least April after Los Angeles members resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations.
Cavitation produces a bubble that rapidly collapses and becomes hotter than the sun's surface. The mantis shrimp uses it, and now so do food and drink firms, to improve flavors — from yogurt to beer.
Brown was known for the surf documentaries he made throughout the 1950s and '60s. He died in Santa Barbara.
Governor Brown is expected to ask for millions of dollars to improve emergency alert systems throughout the state, which are mostly controlled by local authorities.
The Pentagon is allowing transgender people to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, despite President Donald Trump's opposition.
Four women described how Batali touched them inappropriately, and others said they witnessed bullying and lewd comments. Batali doesn't deny the allegations, saying they "match up" with past behavior.
New results from an NPR poll show sexism and discrimination against women is widespread and pervasive. Sexual harassment is just one of many challenges women experience in daily life.
Lyft is offering education benefits, a move aimed at recruiting and retaining drivers in its competition with Uber. But it raises a question about what these companies owe their workforces.
The Guillermo del Toro Cold War-era fairytale led with seven nominations and the HBO drama led the television nominees with six nods. See the complete list of nominees here.
The Fire Department of New York confirmed one non-life-threatening injury at the scene of the explosion.
Advocates for the field hands say the employees worked in smoky conditions without protective masks, which are not explicitly required under state labor safety rules.
L.A. County's library system is facing a massive structural deficit and the county has not yet figured out what to do about it.
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The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department keeps a secret list of deputies with a history of misconduct.
We’re expecting another whirlwind week in politics this week.
The Thomas Fire that broke out a week ago in Ventura County is now the 5th largest in California history.
Father Gregory Boyle knows a thing or two about second chances.
The Angels have signed a player that is arguably the top international professional prospect. One Angels reporter explains how the team landed him.
Thomas Curwen for the LA Times recently wrote about how the wildfires disrupt the illusion of Southern California as a place of nonstop idyllic living.
Emily Cocks lost her home to the Atlas Fire in October. Two months later, she has advice for Southern Californians facing the same ordeal. One thing she notes: "You have to allow yourself to mourn, because I do think it is a mourning process."
If you're still reeling from the Dodgers coming up short in the World Series, basking in their memorabilia in the "60 years in LA" exhibit could cheer you up.
Dealing with the loss of a home is heartbreaking enough, but for homeowners who are already struggling, there's another complication: navigating their fire insurance policies.
David never felt at home being the outcast in Kansas. But amid all the weirdos in Southern California, he felt normal.