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Archive for May 14th, 2019
It involves using the excess wind and solar power L.A.'s renewable energy sites produce during the day to pump water from Castaic Lake uphill 7.5 miles to Pyramid Lake. Then, late in the day, when the sun goes down and the city's energy demand spikes, the water gets run downhill through hydroelectric generators at Castaic Lake.
Laura Janke had previously denied taking bribes for writing the phony biographies, but she is now the fourth corrupt coach to plead guilty. She's expected to testify against others in the case.
The two Anaheim PD officers fired dozens of shots from their moving patrol vehicle. The suspect they were chasing, Eliuth Penaloza Nava, was killed.
The mid-June interview will be limited in time, although no topics are off limits and it is expected to focus heavily on the proposed Trump Tower Russia project and a 2016 meeting, a source tells NPR.
Rivlin overcame sexism in the world of economics and was a heavweight, serving as former President Bill Clinton's budget director and the first head of the Congressional Budget Office.
A flashlight, a flower and a "lady farmer" are a few of the symbols on the ballot. They were originally meant to help illiterate voters. New symbols reflect urbanized, modern India.
When Tasers work, they can stop a suspect in his tracks. He'll fall to the ground. And an officer can safely put him in handcuffs.
Stern says he's not the raunchy shock jock he once was. "If I hadn't grown and evolved and changed ... I don't know that I could still be on the radio." His new book is Howard Stern Comes Again.
We want to hear your stories about teaching, when using or teaching the arts made a difference: maybe poetry helped bring a shy student into the conversation, or a drawing gave you a peek into a student’s world.
Congressman Gil Cisneros and Asian American community leaders are encouraging his constituents to participate in the Census.
Almost 90 percent of the students in LAUSD District 5 are Latino. Both candidates in the runoff election — Heather Repenning and Jackie Goldberg — are white.
The city is home to some of the world's largest technology companies, but it may ban the use of facial recognition software by police and city agencies.
The planes both carried tourists from the cruise ship Royal Princess on sightseeing trips. Preliminary reports indicate a mid-air collision, the Coast Guard said.
A growing number of California seniors are moving in together to deal with the state’s affordability crisis and the solitude that comes with the death of a spouse.
Some tech firms and researchers say plans to impose export restrictions on "emerging and foundational technology" would make it hard to thwart cyber threats and to cooperate globally in science.
Amid controversy and criticism from religious groups on the right and left about their decisions in recent death penalty cases, the court's five-man majority is striking back.
Critics say Trump's hosting of Viktor Orbán fits a pattern of his preference for authoritarian leaders in Turkey, Brazil, the Philippines, Russia and Egypt.
Tasers are sold on the promise of reducing police shootings and saving lives. But newer Taser models aren’t as effective as they’re made out to be — and the consequences can be lethal.
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Executives from three production companies say they won’t film in Georgia because of the state’s “heartbeat” abortion ban.
Californians love to hate the DMV for its outdated systems and long lines.
A high school sociology teacher, James Callahan, has become “Internet famous” by documenting a list of African American Vernacular English that his students have adopted.
The Los Angeles Lakers have officially named Frank Vogel as coach, two days after the sides agreed to terms.
Often, parents encourage their children not to talk to strangers – but as you get older, talking to people you don’t know can actually make you happier.
Voters in Los Angeles Unified School Board District 5 will cast ballots today to fill a school board seat that has been vacant since last summer.