Archive for January 15th, 2018

Catherine Deneuve apologizes to sex assault victims after controversial letter

US & World | | January 15 2018, 4:34 PM

After the letter she signed sparked a backlash, the French actress said she needs to provide "clarification."

Google app goes viral making an art out of matching faces to paintings

Arts & Entertainment | | January 15 2018, 3:50 PM

The Google Arts & Culture app, allowing users to compare their selfies to famous works of art, took a top spot in the app store over the weekend and took over social media.

LA's Kingdom Day Parade, in photos

Local | | January 15 2018, 3:33 PM

The parade down Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Crenshaw Boulevard was themed "When They Go Low, We Go High," after remarks by former First Lady Michelle Obama.

A photographer's odyssey to document streets named after MLK

Local | | January 15 2018, 3:32 PM

Susan Berger spent a year taking photos of 33 streets named after the civil rights icon in 17 states and the District of Columbia, There are an estimated 900 such streets in the U.S.

Salmonella may have caused massive Aztec epidemic, study finds | | January 15 2018, 2:59 PM

The 16th century epidemic, likely set off or exacerbated by European invaders, was one of the most deadly in human history. New evidence traces it to a type of salmonella that causes a deadly fever.

​Gospel star Edwin Hawkins dead at 74

Arts & Entertainment | | January 15 2018, 1:34 PM

He was best known for the crossover hit "Oh Happy Day."

For CDC, reducing flu spread takes priority over nuclear attack preparedness

US & World | | January 15 2018, 12:37 PM

The agency scrapped plans to tell Americans what to do in a nuclear attack. Instead, it will focus on the flu. The decision came before Saturday's false alert of a ballistic missile attack.

4 things you need to know about flu medication

Health | | January 15 2018, 10:53 AM

As the deaths toll from this year’s flu rises and pharmacies are taxed, here are a flu things you may want to know about the medication.

​Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dead at 46

Arts & Entertainment | | January 15 2018, 10:47 AM

The "Zombie" singer died suddenly Monday in London, where she was recording, her publicist said.

MLK Day marked by Trump criticism, pledges to fight racism

Local | | January 15 2018, 10:39 AM

Leaders of the Cherokee Nation marked the day by welcoming the descendants of slaves into their tribe after years of exclusion, while King's children spoke out against President Trump.

National Guard soldier ferried Montecito mud survivors to safety

Environment & Science | | January 15 2018, 10:10 AM

Some trucks and drivers were positioned in advance of the storm and were reaching victims within an hour of the mudslide.

'Tonght, we need to mourn': Thousands grieve at vigil for mudslide victims

Local | | January 15 2018, 9:26 AM

People gathered outside the Santa Barbara County courthouse Sunday evening to pay tribute to the 20 people who were killed in the devastation. "Our whole community is devastated," one attendee said.

101 Freeway to remain closed at least another week

Local | | January 15 2018, 4:12 AM

Crews are still working to clear debris basins and creek canals before another rainstorm hits the area. The mudslides have killed 20 people so far, and three remain missing.

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After Trump tweets 'DACA is probably dead,' what's next?

| January 15 2018, 1:51 PM

Almost 700, 000 people are currently enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, according to Pew Research, and more than 200, 000 of them are living in California.

Why these OC art collectors focus on artists of color

| January 15 2018, 1:05 PM

Gianna and Dee Kerrison collect the work of African Americans and other artists of color that tell a story.

Was Wahlberg's Time's up contribution too little too late?

| January 15 2018, 12:43 PM

A new focus on gender and pay inequality in the entertainment industry involving Mark Wahlberg and Michelle Williams has earned the spotlight.

How protest movements have evolved since MLK Jr.

| January 15 2018, 12:39 PM

There is less focus on the perfect representative of blackness to participate in black activism, says one Cal State LA Pan-African Studies professor.

MLK's 1965 UCLA speech still resonates today

| January 15 2018, 12:06 PM

Martin Luther King Jr. told the UCLA crowd on April 27, 1965, that civil rights still had "a long, long way" to go.

The other King who helped MLK Boulevard get its name

Local | | January 15 2018, 11:42 AM

It was once named Santa Barbara Ave. But Celes King III saw an opportunity to rename it ahead of the 1984 Summer Olympics.

Pastor preaches message of hope to disaster-weary neighbors in Montecito

| January 15 2018, 11:33 AM

It's hard to make sense of any tragedy — especially the deadly mudslide in Montecito. But this weekend, that task fell to a handful of local faith leaders.

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