Archive for March 17th, 2018

Snapchat's stock sinks after Rihanna denounces domestic violence ad

Business & Economy | | March 17 2018, 5:09 PM

The ad asked would you rather "slap Rihanna" or "punch Chris Brown." Snapchat pulled the ad, but its stock prices were still down by week's end.

1 dead, 1 injured after shooting at Thousand Oaks mall

Crime & Justice | | March 17 2018, 3:38 PM

Police said the situation at The Oaks was contained by 3:15 p.m. and there was no further danger to the public.

Some OC homeless could get extended motel stays

Local | | March 17 2018, 1:07 PM

County officials agreed Saturday to consider extending motel stays for some homeless people who were evicted from an encampment along the Santa Ana river last month.

Facebook suspends data firm used in Trump campaign

US & World | | March 17 2018, 12:37 PM

Cambridge Analytica scraped user data by pretending it was doing research. The company admits it improperly received users' personal info — but denies using it for the campaign.

Former coal lobbyist could get EPA's no. 2 job

Environment & Science | | March 17 2018, 11:04 AM

Andrew Wheeler, the man hoping to help lead the Environmental Protection Agency, has spent most of his career working for less oversight from the agency.

Democrats seek balance between base's demands, election wins

Politics | | March 17 2018, 10:39 AM

Recent wins suggest a path to victory for the Democrats in the midterm elections — focus on economics not guns, immigration or Trump — but it won't be easy.

OJ, cranberries, crocheted clothes — potential targets of a tariff war

Business & Economy | | March 17 2018, 10:22 AM

The EU published an exhaustive list of hundreds of American products that could be subject to European tariffs.

8 sailors saved by Guinness, a true St. Patrick's Day tale

Arts & Entertainment | | March 17 2018, 10:08 AM

The strange tale takes place in the Irish Sea in 1917 and it involves a torpedo from the German submarine.

Los Alamitos considers opting out of sanctuary law

Politics | | March 17 2018, 9:56 AM

The small Orange County city will consider an ordinance to exempt itself from a state law that limits cooperation between local police and federal immigration agents.

Trump's attorney seeks $20 million in damages from porn star

Crime & Justice | | March 17 2018, 9:46 AM

The legal battle between Stormy Daniels and Donald Trump's legal team has escalated. She was paid not to repeat claims that she had an affair with the President.

Trump calls firing of FBI's McCabe a 'great day'

Politics | | March 17 2018, 9:29 AM

Jeff Sessions fired Andrew McCabe two days before the former FBI deputy director's retirement. In a blistering response, McCabe said it was part of Trump's "war on the FBI."

Homeless family of 4 found dead in van in Garden Grove

Local | | March 17 2018, 9:07 AM

A couple and their two young children were found dead inside a van in a CVS parking lot in Garden Grove. They appear to have died of asphyxiation.

Legal pot sales could come to Pasadena soon. But on whose terms?

Business & Economy | | March 17 2018, 5:31 AM

Pasadena is one of the many California cities that has long sought to ban pot shops. But now, local officials are wrestling with how to embrace legalization.

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