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Archive for January 19th, 2018
As part of a tentative deal with its eight employee unions, L.A. Unified will freeze the amount it pays each year for healthcare at $1 billion for three years.
Any who has experienced abuse for 20 years "will have a lot of learning to do about what relationships are like, what the world is like, how they're supposed to be treated," a mental health expert said.
First Assistant Chief Michel Moore and Assistant Chiefs Beatrice Girmala and Jorge Villegas would all be contenders if they choose to seek the top job.
The mail will get delivered, Social Security checks will go out, and the National Park Service says it will try to keep parks accessible if there is a shutdown. But most federal agencies would close.
LA Times journalists vote to unionize as the paper's publisher, Ross Levinsohn, faces allegations of past "frat house behavior", and inappropriate conduct.
The Las Vegas gunman meticulously planned researching SWAT tactics, renting other hotel rooms overlooking outdoor concerts and researched targets in at least four cities.
The National Weather Services says that at some off-shore locations, including Mavericks in Half Moon Bay, a few breakers could even approach 55 feet.
Over the past year, the South Coast Air Quality Management District has examined ways to make two refineries that use hydrofluoric acid safer.
On the anniversary of the Women's March in Washington, D.C., organizers say marches this year are less about outrage and more about political organizing.
In Trump's first year in office 34 percent of top aides have either resigned, been fired or moved to different positions. That level of turmoil is off the charts compared with recent presidencies.
Moses, who produced hundreds of paintings and drawings during a career spanning more than 60 years, continued to work almost daily until about two weeks ago when his health began to fail.
Thomas Fire Help has been carrying critical workers, like those in medicine, to their jobs. "We didn't sit around and say 'We're going to start an airline,'" said one volunteer. But that's sort of what happened.
Californians can now buy recreational pot legally but the science hasn't caught up to the law when it comes to ensuring safe driving.
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The Sundance Film Festival lineup includes Betsy West and Julie Cohen's look at a Supreme Court Justice who's become a pop culture hero.
Ed Moses hates the words "make" and "create" and "art." As far as he's concerned he's a "shaman" who engages in "magic."
As the midnight deadline approaches, the Senate is readying for a vote on whether they’ll keep the lights on at the Capitol.
Today, the Los Angeles Times is expected to announce its official employee ballot count on whether or not to unionize in what is believed to be the first union vote in the paper’s 136-year history.
New USC-Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll shows decreasing support for Trump, hopeful outlook on economy| January 19 2018, 9:48 AM
Nearly a year after Trump’s inauguration, USC-Dornsife/Los Angeles Times has released its new nationwide poll which reflects declining support for the president and portends trouble for the GOP in the coming midterms.
This weekend marks the first anniversary of the Women’s March, where an estimated 750,000 Angelenos took to the streets to join one of the largest national and international movements on Jan. 21, 2017, the day of President Donald Trump’s inauguration.
He’s won Academy Awards, written plays, directed seminal films and been deemed among the best stand-up comics of all time, but there’s a lingering dark side to Woody Allen’s Hollywood history: allegations that he sexually assaulted his adopted daughter, Dylan Farrow.
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases.
We talk with David Heredia, the animator behind the video series “Heroes of Color.”
Trend-bucking Los Angeles artist Ed Moses died at 91. During his prolific career, LA gave Moses a space to follow his own artistic path.
The #MeToo movement and diversity in filmmaking are reflected at this year's Sundance Film Festival, plus a Netflix film that will be streaming soon.
With no fix for Dreamers on the table, some lawmakers are threatening to block the bill, including Senator Kamala Harris.
The club at Magnolia Science Academy in Santa Ana has a big competition coming up. But as they hack and code, they're most concerned with having fun.
A couple in Perris is alleged to have abused their 13 children under the guise of a home-school. Susan Eggman wants better regulations to prevent another incident.