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#FactsNotFear: An evolving Ebola glossary


Not understanding Ebola-related terms makes the situation even more disconcerting. Herein we explain such things as "donning and doffing."

LA get-out-the-vote phone bank operates in 17 languages

In L.A.'s growing Asian American community, many potential voters are foreign-born, and language has proven an obstacle to turnout at the polls.

Remembering Daniel Pearl: Journalist, violinist

Daniel Pearl's Kidnappers Sentenced

Daniel Pearl, the martyred journalist, is being remembered by thousands of concerts around the world, and one of them is Sunday in Santa Monica

LA Waterkeeper wants you riding dirty for the drought

Inside a car wash that recycles water

LA Waterkeeper is challenging motorists to drive dirty and pledge to skip car washes for 60 days.

Despite pay, new LA schools supe says he won't use Deasy

Mercer 225

Superintendent Ramon Cortines says he won't be calling on resigned Superintendent Deasy for advice, despite reports that the district will pay the former supe $60,000 as a paid adviser through the end of this calendar year.

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.

Maven's Morning Coffee: Board of Supervisors' hiring spree

California Arizona Immigration Boycott

Today is Friday, Oct. 17 and headlines include John Deasy's comments on LAUSD, the Board of Supervisors' hiring spree, and a defense of a campaign TV ad.

Will new Dodgers leader Andrew Friedman shrink the payroll?

Kasten and Friedman

The Los Angeles Dodgers formally introduced the man they hope will turn things around, utilizing some of the lessons he learned on Wall Street.

Heat hacks: How to stay cool without air conditioning

Heat Wave Hot Los Angeles

The county declared a heat alert on Thursday as high temperatures keep threatening to break records. Find a cooling center near you and get tips for the air-conditionally challenged.

Neil Patrick Harris to host the 2015 Oscars

The Smith Center For The Performing Arts Opens In Las Vegas - Show

It's a big week for Harris. His kids had their fourth birthday, his autobiography hit stores — and now, he's hosting the Oscars. He made the announcement in a video on Twitter.