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Timely care at VA surprises young veteran

Long Beach VA

Lance MacNiven was frustrated by long waits in the past for appointments. This time around, things moved a lot faster.

Salvation Army proposal would bring more migrant youth shelters to LA area

Immigrant Children Fingerprinting

The Salvation Army plans to submit a proposal to provide temporary shelter space for migrant teens to the federal government by next week

Getty mounts Minor White photography exhibit

The first White retrospective in 25 years opens the photog's work in two directions: his early Oregon past and the homoerotic realm he tried to keep hidden.

California Drought News: My burger, my burrito, my poor wallet


Tuesday's drought news makes you question whether waiting so long in the drive-thru line will continue to be worth it.

New CalArts residency transforms artists into teachers

CalArts CAP - 4

Teaching artists are frequently used in public schools to infuse arts education with instruction from actual artists. But does the model hinder student learning?

Confessions of a fair-weather Dodgers fan

Colorado Rockies v Los Angeles Dodgers

Each year, they come out of the woodwork: the die-hard Dodgers fans who don't really like baseball much. I am one of them.

LA's Dept of Water & Power shops for a Washington Lobbyist

Help wanted: DC lobbyist

Capitol Hill staffers rely on the classifieds to find new jobs. So that's where LA's water agency launched a search for a new lobbyist.

Reps urge state to extend film tax breaks; others ask 'Why?'

As 29 members of California's Congressional delegation urge the enhancement of film tax incentives, others question whether they are a good idea.

Happy birthday, Nikola Tesla! See a video of a working Tesla coil

Eccentric physicist and inventor Nikola Tesla would have turned 158 years old Thursday, and he's in his prime as a household name and scientific celebrity.

The 7 key events from San Diego Comic-Con 2014

San Diego Comic-Con 2014, is in the books. Here are the key moments — and lack of key moments — that fans are talking about coming out of this year's convention.