Archive for November 18th, 2017

To save their water supply, Colorado farmers taxed themselves

Environment & Science | | November 18 2017, 4:37 PM

The recent drought in the West forced people to take a hard look at how they use water. In Colorado, some farmers tried an experiment: make their water more expensive without hurting business.

Azzedine Alaia, French fashion designer known as the 'king of cling,' dies

US & World | | November 18 2017, 4:25 PM

The Tunisian-born designer was known for his body-hugging designs that were sculpted to celebrate the female form. In the 1980s, stars such as Madonna and Naomi Campbell popularized his fashions.

Toilet signs are mysterious and mirth-inducing

US & World | | November 18 2017, 2:44 PM

The signs offer important advice. But it seems they can't help but offer humor as well.

​USC's Darnold, UCLA's Rosen to square off for 1st time

Local | | November 18 2017, 12:57 PM

Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen were born four months apart and grew up on opposite sides of Los Angeles'.

FAA approves drone as 'cell phone tower in the sky' for Puerto Rico

Environment & Science | | November 18 2017, 12:18 PM

The aircraft is called the Flying COW, for Cell on Wings. Developed by AT&T, it can provide voice, data and Internet service for 40 square miles and up to 8,000 people at a time.

Fake CHP officer pulls over woman and gropes her

Local | | November 18 2017, 11:48 AM

The incident happened along the 105 freeway in Downey. The suspect was dressed in a uniform-style shirt and pants and was even equipped with a utility belt that included a pistol.

​AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64

US & World | | November 18 2017, 9:50 AM

He was the guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC, helping to create such head-banging anthems as "Highway to Hell," ''Hells Bells" and "Back in Black."

Degas in Winter: 'Taking Shape' at the Norton Simon

Arts & Entertainment | | November 18 2017, 6:00 AM

For years, Degas' sculptures had been preliminary sketches for many of his paintings. In his final years, they were the final results.

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