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Destruction from Italy quake is a grave warning for California's old brick buildings

Surveying the devastation of centuries-old villages pummeled by a major earthquake in central Italy this week, it’s easy for Californians to think that the more modern buildings here would better survive the shaking. But seismic experts and structural engineers say there remain many buildings across...

2 more arrested in case of homeless man found beaten and drowned in San Francisco lake

San Francisco police have arrested two more people on in connection with the killing of a homeless man who was found brutally beaten and drowned in a lake.  Michael Grasso, 26, was arrested in San Francisco on Tuesday and jailed on suspicion of homicide and death of an elder adult. Sahmanntha Rundstrom,...

Judge rules in favor of the Kardashian sisters in cosmetics trademark infringement case

The Kardashians have won the latest round in the legal battle over their cosmetics brand. In a verdict issued Wednesday, U.S. District Central Court of California judge James Selna sided with the famous sisters to stop the latest Kardashian Beauty makeup launch. Pending an appeal, the decision...

California wildfire updates: Dramatic drone video shows devastation from Lake County firestorm

California wildfire updates: Blue Cut fire 100% contained; Chimney fire still raging Aug. 25, 2016, 10:33 a.m. A rash of fires this summer has destroyed homes, subjected residents to evacuation orders and disrupted activities at Hearst Castle. Here are some of the fires now burning in California...

Sonia Rykiel, the French fashion designer called 'the queen of knitwear,' dies at 86

Sonia Rykiel, a beloved French designer synonymous with striped sweaters and Left Bank insouciance, died Thursday in Paris after years living with Parkinson’s disease and osteoporosis. She was 86. Jean-Marc Loubier, president and chief executive of First Heritage Brands, the holding company for...

Laura Lasworth paintings read as luminous reflections of life

The three-page statement accompanying Laura Lasworth's show at Lora Schlesinger Gallery is useful for learning about the sources of the work but entirely unnecessary to feel the sheer radiance of it. Lasworth paints in a dawn-light palette with such luminous clarity and devotional intimacy that...

Aftershocks shake central Italy after earthquake that killed 241

Strong aftershocks shook earthquake-ravaged villages in the mountains of central Italy on Thursday, with rescue teams dodging falling debris and bleary-eyed survivors still holding out hope that loved ones might be found beneath the rubble. The provisional death toll seesawed overnight, first reported...

Herb Alpert Foundation to donate $10.1 million to LACC - making studies for music majors tuition-free

Trumpeter Herb Alpert, known for his unique brand of Latin-tinged jazz pop, and for being a co-founder of A&M Records, a label that released key albums by artists from Cat Stevens to Janet Jackson, is now making his mark on education. The musician’s namesake foundation, co-founded with his wife,...

Watch this woman's jaw drop when Trump calls Clinton a 'bigot'

Campaign 2016 updates: Clinton targets Trump's ties to right-wing extremists Aug. 25, 2016, 6:47 a.m. Hillary Clinton travels to Nevada Thursday after a whirlwind of fundraising in California. Donald Trump holds his next rally in Manchester, N.H. Hillary Clinton hones in on right-wing extremists'...

As 'The Night Of' signs off, star Bill Camp reflects on the 'subtle beast' of his character

After watching HBO’s eight-episode mystery “The Night Of,” which wraps up with a 95-minute finale on Sunday night, there’s something you might not expect from Bill Camp, who portrays the laconic, thoughtfully intense NYPD Det. Dennis Box. Though he speaks with a similarly thoughtful cadence as...

Decomposed body found near Mt. Wilson may be person missing since 2014

Skid marks on a wilderness roadway led authorities to a more gruesome find: the skeletal remains of a person who may have been missing for years. A crew from the California Department of Transportation working along Angeles Crest Highway near Mt. Wilson spotted the skid marks Tuesday and alerted...

TV needs to bring back the talk show apology tour for Ryan Lochte, Nate Parker and other offenders

The day after it was revealed that he and three teammates had not been randomly robbed at gunpoint during the Olympic Games in Rio, swimmer and gold medalist Ryan Lochte offered the world an apology via Instagram. It was quickly derided by many, in media mainstream and social, as shallow, boilerplate...

There's a youth movement in UCLA's kicking game

One is tasked with upholding a tradition and the others with reestablishing one. UCLA kicker J.J. Molson is replacing Ka’imi Fairbairn, the Pac-12 Conference’s all-time leading scorer. Meanwhile, long snapper Johnny Den Bleyker and punter Austin Kent will try to elevate the Bruins’ punting game...

Angels defeat the Blue Jays, 8-2

The first two pitches Mike Trout saw from Marco Estrada on Wednesday at Rogers Centre were strikes. So Trout settled in. He fouled a pitch off, watched three balls go by, then tracked a changeup down below the strike zone and golfed it for a home run. It raised Trout’s statistics after 0-and-2...

Bernie Sanders launches political organization to further his progressive ideals

Campaign 2016 updates: Trump calls out celebrities backing Clinton for not being 'very hot anymore' Aug. 24, 2016, 7:34 p.m. Trump said Clinton's supporters are mostly Hollywood celebrities on the decline.Donald Trump: Hillary Clinton's backers are "celebrities that aren't very hot anymore"What...

Retro-horror mashup 'I Am Not a Serial Killer' has an unexpectedly warm and fuzzy side

It takes one to know one, apparently, despite the titular protestations of “I Am Not a Serial Killer,” Irish horror filmmaker Billy O’Brien’s adaptation (with co-writer Christopher Hyde) of Dan Wells’ young adult novel. The surprisingly warm and fuzzy horror-dramedy wonders “can serial killers...

Sex offenders would have to disclose email addresses and usernames under bill sent to governor

Essential Politics: Live updates as California's governor says he'll sign new climate change laws Aug. 24, 2016, 5:32 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. We've got a number of big stories that we're following: Lawmakers finished work on...

Chargers' contract negotiations with Joey Bosa are stalled but extremely entertaining

The San Diego Chargers' standoff with holdout defensive end Joey Bosa is getting good. Well, it's not good for the Chargers or their fans, who probably aren't going to see the team's top pick of the 2016 draft on the field anytime soon. And it's not good for Bosa, who appears to have missed his...

Appeals court overturns jury verdict that cleared Anaheim police in shooting of unarmed man

A federal jury decision that absolved Anaheim police in a shooting of an unarmed man was influenced by inflammatory, graphic and irrelevant evidence and must be overturned, a federal appeals court decided unanimously Wednesday. The decision by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals revived a civil...

Starbucks iced drinks obviously include ice, judge says, tossing lawsuit

A lawsuit that accused Starbucks Corp. of misrepresenting the sizes of its iced drinks has been dismissed by a California judge, who issued a written tongue-lashing of the plaintiff's claims. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of plaintiff Alexander Forouzesh in federal district court in California’s...

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