Archive for November 23rd, 2017

Asian-American officers sue San Gabriel for discrimination

Crime & Justice | | November 23 2017, 4:31 PM

The five officers claim their colleagues mock them by speaking in fake Asian accents and promoting racist stereotypes.

LA breaks records for hottest Thanksgiving ever

Environment & Science | | November 23 2017, 4:22 PM

Downtown Los Angeles hit 92 degrees, a statistic that goes all the way back to 1877, when records began being kept.

Man freed decades after double killing that rocked Simi Valley

Crime & Justice | | November 23 2017, 2:38 PM

For 39 years, Craig Richard Coley swore that he hadn't killed his ex-girlfriend and her 4-year-old son. DNA analysis finally proved him right.

How hospital patients are finding healing in painting

Education | | November 23 2017, 2:30 PM

It gives the patients chance to interact with nurses and volunteers — and to express their feelings.

Could Redwood Friday be the new Black Friday?

Environment & Science | | November 23 2017, 2:11 PM

All California state parks with redwood trees are giving out free parking passes the day after Thanksgiving.

Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon will host Rose Parade coverage

Arts & Entertainment | | November 23 2017, 1:55 PM

In an alternate universe, Tish Caddigan and Cord Hosenbeck would be the official hosts of the Rose Parade.

Las Vegas pot dispensaries offer Black Friday deals

Business & Economy | | November 23 2017, 12:54 PM

On the first Black Friday since recreational marijuana became legal in Nevada, dispensaries are offering discounts. Will this be California next year?

$27 million later, the LA Snowpack Emergency of 2017 is over

Local | | November 23 2017, 10:22 AM

Near-record snowpack in the Eastern Sierra produced a lot of extra water — and the city had to act fast to keep it from flooding roads up north.

For many Native Americans, fall is the worst time of year

US & World | | November 23 2017, 10:03 AM

"Fall is the annual middle finger this country gives Native Americans," says one member of the Oglala Lakota nation.

Adult siblings can make our lives healthier and happier

Environment & Science | | November 23 2017, 9:47 AM

Or they can make them hell.

Federal judge blocks new Texas anti-abortion law

Crime & Justice | | November 23 2017, 9:42 AM

Texas tried to ban a common procedure for ending second-term pregnancies. Courts in four other states have blocked similar laws.

A bowl bid is at stake when UCLA faces Cal

Arts & Entertainment | | November 23 2017, 9:37 AM

UCLA wants to close out the Jim Mora era, which ended with the coach being fired on his birthday, by reaching a bowl game — but they'll have to beat the Cal Bears.

Economists all think debt would balloon under GOP tax plan

Business & Economy | | November 23 2017, 8:48 AM

In one poll, every economist said the GOP tax plan will not pay for itself through growth. In fact, they're doubtful it will spur growth.

How the US defines race and ethnicity may change under Trump

Politics | | November 23 2017, 8:39 AM

The Trump administration is considering asking about race and ethnicity in a radical new way on the 2020 Census. It could have far-reaching implications.

A new approach to helping foster kids in trouble with the law

Crime & Justice | | November 23 2017, 5:00 AM

Loyola Law School will launch a $1 million program to help 300 children caught in the juvenile justice system.

House tax bill could make it harder to build charter schools

Education | | November 23 2017, 5:00 AM

The U.S. House's tax bill proposes to end several programs that have been crucial to financing charter school projects nationwide.

California clinics face deep cuts if Congress doesn't act soon

Health | | November 23 2017, 5:00 AM

It’s been nearly two months since Congress missed its deadline to renew funding for community health centers. Without more money, clinic leaders warn of cutbacks.

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