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Archive for January 18th, 2018
A state panel voted to send a new draft plan to the U.S. Department of Education — but with few of the substantive changes the feds seem to have called for.
The Archdiocese of Los Angeles plans legal aid workshops at churches popular with Salvadorans as their temporary permission to live in the U.S. is ending.
Seeing a window open, young unauthorized immigrants whose protections are about to expire are lining up for legal help to fill out renewal applications.
Following the catastrophic mudslide from earlier this month, most county roads and major utilities will be back in service by Jan. 31 — not including the areas of Montecito impacted by the flood and debris flow.
UCLA fraternities have banned alcohol at frat house events indefinitely in the wake of an alleged sexual assault, it was announced Wednesday.
A state study has found that other alternatives are too costly to meet California's energy needs. It noted the potential risks from earthquakes and other leaks.
Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles, who is competing in the 2020 Tokyo games, said on Monday it would break her heart to return to the training facility where she says she was abused.
The short-term measure passed in the House Thursday evening after a key bloc of conservative Republicans said they would support it. Passage in the Senate is still unclear as funding runs out Friday.
Los Angeles Times CEO and Publisher Ross Levinsohn has been a defendant in two sexual harassment lawsuits; female colleagues have repeatedly challenged his conduct in the workplace at various firms.
Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin announced multiple charges of torture and abuse against David and Louise Turpin, saying "the victimization appeared to intensify over time."
When study participants who routinely got less than seven hours of sleep were coached to extend their sleep time, they also changed their diets, without being asked — taking in less sugar each day.
Blaze Bernstein's parents say they they're not focused on suggestions their son was attacked because he was gay and just want a fair trial.
It's the only city in California to make the cut. The new headquarters could employ as many as 50,000 people.
After postponing the announcement of the 'Fake News Awards' winners for a week, the president's event crashed the website of the GOP. The New York Times took first place on the list.
Of L.A. Unified's 150,000 English learners, only 6 percent have enrolled in a dual language program so far — despite evidence of huge potential benefits.
Robert Riskin's 61-year-old mother was missing. He and a friend put on wetsuits and waded chest deep through mud searching for her, calling out her name in the dark.
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After the 2016 presidential election, the composer and pianist left his cell phone and the news cycles behind and boarded Amtrak for a cross-country trip.
The acclaimed actress discusses her role in Greta Gerwig's coming-of-age film, and her Tony Award-winning performance in “A Doll’s House, Part 2."
Republicans and Democrats continue talks on a short-term funding measure as the Friday government shutdown deadline approaches.
On Wednesday, the prestigious National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released a 489-page report with multiple recommendations to curb “entirely preventable” drunk-driving related deaths in the U.S., including lowering the blood-alcohol concentration from 0.08 to 0.05.
Amazon has narrowed down the 238 location proposals to just 20 places and Los Angeles is one of them.
As Southern California recovers from the wildfires and mudslides, two L.A. Councilmembers are pushing a proposal for the city to sue oil companies and get financial reimbursement for “knowing that their business practice was contributing to climate change and doing nothing to stop their destructive ways.”
In 2015, it was a Texas federal judge who blocked then President Barack Obama’s plans to expand DACA and implement DAPA using a national injunction. Last week, a San Francisco federal judge also issued a nationwide injunction to temporarily block President Donald Trump’s move to end DACA.
From iPhone trackers to television parental controls that censor the content that kids watch, parents these days have a lot of technological options if they want to surveil their children’s lives – but to what extent should they?
For the 2019 model year, Ford showed off its new Ranger midsize pickup, and Chevy and Ram both introduced all-new versions of their full-size bestsellers.
Lessons from the survivors of the deadly 2014 mudslide just outside of Oso, Washington, from reconstruction to mental well being.
Following Montecito's mudslides, renters who say their spaces are uninhabitable are unsure if they have to pay rent. It all comes down to the language of the lease.
California Assemblymen Al Muratsuchi of Torrance and Ian Calderon of Whittier are avid surfers who say it's time to recognize the iconic sport.
Muddy debris continues to clog the 101 freeway between Santa Barbara and Carpinteria. That's making it hard for Solvang businesses to get even basic supplies.