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Does rebuilding LA's Roosevelt High mean razing its history?
L.A. Unified says the proposed $173 million "modernization" for the Boyle Heights campus is long overdue. Some alumni worry the district is bulldozing history.
Sexual harassment a persistent and costly problem for the city
The city of Los Angeles has paid out millions since 2011 for settlements or judgments involving allegations of sexual harassment and assault.
US & World
Trump mulls pulling immigration agents from California
"Frankly, if I wanted to pull our people from California you would have a crime nest like you've never seen in California," he said.
Environment & Science
Blowout well near Porter Ranch was severely corroded, investigators say
The well casing was corroded deep underground. SoCal Gas made repairs to casings of at least 20 of its aging wells before returning them to service.
Crime & Justice
California Sen. Tony Mendoza quits before discipline vote
It was a reversal for Mendoza, who had earlier said he planned to defend himself Thursday on the Senate floor against sexual misconduct allegations.
AirTalk®Chief Beck: Here are the qualities LA’s next police chief should have
SpaceX launches Spanish satellite, 2 others from California
Californians were hoping for a repeat of the spectacle that occurred during a Dec. 22 Falcon 9 launch during exceptionally clear twilight conditions, but this time the sky was much brighter, making the plume less brilliant.
Take Two®How LA shaped gospel music
Arts & Entertainment
The 11 things to do this weekend in SoCal
From sitcom re-enactments and immersive VR screenings to dancing marionettes and urban chuck wagons, here are a few things to do this Southern California weekend.
The Frame®How 'Dunkirk' brought long lost WWII sounds back to life
Business & Economy
LA's economy is strong — but not for all workers
We're doing better than we have since the recession. Although unemployment is below five percent, many of these jobs aren't stable or well-paying.
AirTalk®New LA Times editor-in-chief Jim Kirk speaks
5 bills California lawmakers are looking at ways to make health care cheaper
In lieu of pushing for an immediate transition to a government-run single-payer health care system, some are offering these bills as part of a more gradual approach.
LA's Locke High is improving — but is it still 'failing'?
The latest plan to turn the school around is now in its 10th year and, despite obvious improvements, skeptics say it still fails too many kids.