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Listen up, coaches: Watch out for hidden recording devices

TSA-like searches and patdowns might be coming to high school athletics. Coaches, it seems, need some way to defend themselves against the use of recording devices being used to surreptitiously — and perhaps illegally — record their comments in a clubhouse or locker room setting. Last week, Larry...

Why we need to stop throwing out food and start thinking of it as a resource

Before you toss that leftover food, consider composting. L.A. Compost shares tips and information

How some of the Supreme Court's conservative opinions may lead to a liberal victory on sanctuary cities

Liberal sanctuary cities in California and elsewhere may well win their legal battle against President Trump thanks to Supreme Court rulings once heralded by conservatives, including a 2012 opinion that shielded red states from President Obama’s plans to expand Medicaid coverage for low-income...

Man removed from Delta flight for using bathroom before takeoff

A Wisconsin man was removed from a Delta Air Lines flight after using the bathroom against crew instructions shortly before takeoff. Kima Hamilton says he urgently needed to use the bathroom April 18 while on a Milwaukee-bound plane in Atlanta. He says takeoff was delayed and the flight wasn't...

In act of defiance, Venezuela may become first country to withdraw from Organization of American States

Venezuela is expected Thursday to formally begin the process of withdrawing from the Organization of American States, the hemispheric cooperation group based in Washington, after the country’s leaders accused the body of interference in domestic affairs. The decision comes amid monthlong marches,...

L.A. theater openings, April 30-May 7: 'The Gary Plays' and more

This week: A play cycle about an out-of-work L.A. actor, a decades-spanning romantic musical, and an evening of traditional Japanese theater in Little Tokyo. Four by Four Las Vegas-style revue celebrates the music of the Beach Boys, the Bee Gees and Motown. Carpenter Performing Arts Center, 6200...

NBCUniversal earnings soar, lifted by hit movies and Universal Studios crowds

Universal was ready for its close-up in the first quarter of the year with strong performances from several films, including “Get Out,” “Fifty Shades Darker” and “Sing,” while visitors flocked to the Harry Potter attraction at the company’s Los Angeles-area theme park. NBCUniversal set a high bar...

IMDb file: Oscar Isaac talks about 'Star Wars' and his ever-expanding acting universe

“I always knew I could be an actor, even when nobody else did,” Oscar Isaac says. In the last few years, the 38-year-old has proved he was correct. Isaac, born in Guatemala and raised in Miami, got his start in film right out of school, but it’s been his more recent work, like “Inside Llewyn Davis”...

Essential California: If another riot broke out, how would the LAPD respond?

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Thursday, April 27, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES How the LAPD would respond to a riot today Over the past quarter-century, police and others have analyzed what went wrong on April 29, 1992, and...

The violence of 1992 and the acrimony of today were born with the videotaped police beating of Rodney King

Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley said what millions of people around the world were thinking on April 29, 1992, when a jury acquitted three LAPD officers of excessive force in the beating of Rodney King and failed to reach a verdict on the fourth. "The jury's verdict will never blind us to what we...

No, California, Roundup won't give you cancer

The chemophobes who run California are at it again, siding with environmental activists and pseudoscience rather than evidence and common sense. The state Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment announced last month that it was adding the weed-killer glyphosate to its list of chemicals...

Three keys to the Oilers' Game 1 victory over Ducks

Three keys to the Ducks' 5-3 loss to the Oilers at Honda Center in Game 1 of their second-round playoff series: 1. The Oilers got to more loose pucks. Both of Mark Letestu’s goals came on rebounds on the right side of the power play. 2. The Ducks were in the penalty box too much. They gave Edmonton...

NHL playoffs: Ugly injury doesn't deter Predators in Game 1 victory

P.K. Subban had a goal and two assists and Vernon Fiddler scored with 5:05 left, sending the Nashville Predators to a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues in Game 1 of their second-round playoff series on Wednesday night. The Predators lost Kevin Fiala to an ugly leg injury in the second period...

Clippers' second unit needs to be first-rate if team is to stay alive against Jazz

In playoff basketball, one big toe can make a huge difference. The subtraction of Blake Griffin — sidelined by an injured plantar plate in his right foot — has triggered a multiplier effect in the Clippers’ first-round playoff matchup against the Utah Jazz. “We need two or three other guys to make...

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