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The former owner of Pacific Hospital in Long Beach is going to prison for helping bilk the government in a $600 million fraud scheme. Seventy-three-year-old Michael Drobot was sentenced Friday to 63 months in prison and must forfeit $10 million to the government.
High school friend Samuel Woodward, 20, has been taken into custody — a few days after Bernstein's body was found buried a shallow grave in a Lake Forest park.
A week after the Department of Interior released its offshore drilling plan, governors of coastal states are asking Secretary Ryan Zinke to spare their coastline. Including Gov. Jerry Brown.
Two people died in the largest wildfire state history. The mudslides have killed far more. How come? Experts say it's a combination of perceived threat and 'disaster burnout.'
The Thomas Fire burned through more than 440 square miles and left several communities vulnerable to the mudslides that would ultimately hit earlier this week.
The cosmic sinkhole is at the center of a galaxy 800 million light-years from Earth and supports the theory that such objects can switch their power output on and off in relatively short time-scales.
As authorities looked for victims and residents took stock of the devastation, some were left to wonder how they survived when neighbors didn't.
Trump tweeted Friday: "The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used."
The former talk show host and media mogul would beat President Trump by 11 points in a hypothetical 2020 match-up, but 54 percent of Americans say they don't want Winfrey to run for president.
Churches that offer marijuana as a sacrament are proliferating. Local officials say they're pot dispensaries in disguise, using religion to skirt tax laws and other rules.
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In 1968, the Man in Black recorded a landmark album that included a song written by inmate Glen Sherley. The relationship proved to be fateful for both men.
What Trump’s reported sh*thole comment tells us about WH politics, shifting immigration policy and the state of the media| January 12 2018, 9:48 AM
Decoding Trump’s reported use of a vulgarity in describing countries including Haiti and El Salvador.
How harmful is it to get your history fix through films like “Apollo 13,” “Ben-Hur,” or, heaven forbid, “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure”?
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Justin Chang, and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.
UC Berkeley researchers and the union are working to lower the suicide rate among guards — which is four times the national average.
It will be the first time the candidates have faced each other in public to answer questions.
LA Times Books Editor Carolyn Kellogg suggests a handful of new titles that are just as timely and relevant.