Archive for August 23rd, 2019

SoCal Kashmiris Worry After India Strips Region's Autonomy

Local | | August 23 2019, 4:18 PM

When India gained independence from Great Britain in 1947 and split into Hindu-majority India and Muslim-majority Pakistan, caught-in-the-middle Kashmir chose to join India, under the condition that Kashmiris could keep governing themselves. Kashmir’s autonomy was enshrined in the Indian Constitution, until earlier this month, when the Indian government scrapped that provision.

Four Years Ago, Parents Wanted To Take Over This School. Now, It's Succeeding

Education | | August 23 2019, 12:21 PM

Four years ago, dissatisfied parents at 20th Street Elementary School were so unhappy with the L.A. Unified School District's management of the school that they threatened to invoke California's "parent trigger" law.

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LA’s Long-Standing Laemmle Theater Chain Reportedly Looking To Sell

| August 23 2019, 9:50 AM

The Laemmle Theater chain, a hub for independent film and arthouse fare, is up for sale.

FilmWeek: ‘Angel Has Fallen,’ ‘Brittany Runs A Marathon,’ ‘Jawline’ And More

| August 23 2019, 9:05 AM

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig and Lael Loewenstein review this weekend’s new movie releases.

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LA's Rules About Where Homeless People Are Allowed To Sit And Sleep Could Get Even More Complicated

| August 23 2019, 9:45 AM

The Los Angeles City Council's homelessness and poverty committee on Wednesday recommended repealing a controversial ordinance prohibiting homeless people from sitting or sleeping on sidewalks.

Why Can’t We Be Friends? New Study Explores Couples’ Views on Close Friendships With Someone Of The Opposite Sex

| August 23 2019, 9:13 AM

From When Harry Met Sally to the more recent Always Be My Maybe, rom-coms have long depicted romance between opposite-sex friendships.

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FilmWeek Marquee: ‘Angel Has Fallen,’ ‘Brittany Runs A Marathon,’ 'Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles' & 'Tigers Are Not Afraid'

| August 23 2019, 12:58 PM

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig and Lael Loewenstein review this weekend’s new movie releases.