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Leslie Van Houten participated in a killing that terrorized Southern California. She should stay in prison.

To the editor: I found Linda Deutsch’s opinion regarding the proposed release of convicted murderer Leslie Van Houten both naive and offensive. (“Release Leslie Van Houten. If she hadn't been a Manson follower, she would have left prison long ago,” Opinion, Sept. 17) I remember the terror of the...

American crackpots used to be a charming part of our civic life, until they started steering the ship

Kurt Andersen on his new book "Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire," and how the practical, level-headed, sensible America has lost its way.

From oil refineries to solar plants, unions bend California climate change policies in their favor

No contour of California’s vast landscape inspires such passionate devotion as its coastline, so state lawmakers recoiled when President Trump announced in April that he wanted to expand offshore drilling. The outrage was channeled into a proposal for preventing any new infrastructure along the...

Red-hot Indians prove too hot to handle for Angels

This is what awaits them. If the Angels are to complete their quest and qualify for the postseason, they will have to win games like this one. They will have to best front-line starters, bullpens brimming with hard throwers, lineups swollen with power and speed. If they can get past the Oct. 3...

Terry Francona is at the heart of the Indians' success

There was so much to like about the Cleveland Indians’ 22-game winning streak. There was the magnetism of Francisco Lindor, the excellence of Corey Kluber, the dramatics of Jay Bruce, the revival of Carlos Santana, the slugging of Edwin Encarnacion, the return of Andrew Miller, the joy of sellout...

Rams running back Todd Gurley happily hurdling the criticism he heard after last year

After a season-long absence from highlight reels in 2016, Todd Gurley is on a constant loop on television and social media this week. His spectacular touchdown reception against the Washington Redskins, which included him hurdling a beleaguered defensive back on his way to the end zone, is omnipresent...

What a coincidence: With pitching moves, Angels saves on bonuses

Whether by coincidence or design, the Angels put themselves into position to save at least $750,000 with the way they ordered their pitchers in a win over Texas on Friday. Needing to fill a start vacated by the injured Andrew Heaney, they picked from a stacked September bullpen of 14 men and settled...

Brotherly love will be put aside as Matt and Mike LaFleur coach on opposite sides when Rams face 49ers

It’s a problem a mother is proud to have, one that with a little creativity is easily solved. Kristi LaFleur couldn’t decide which son to represent when Rams offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur and San Francisco 49ers receivers coach Mike LaFleur meet in an NFC West matchup Thursday. So mom created...

Michael Wright out as CEO of Steven Spielberg's Amblin Partners

Acclaimed filmmaker Steven Spielberg has replaced Michael Wright as Chief Executive of Amblin Partners as his production company struggles to find its footing in an increasingly challenging movie market. Wright is leaving the company after three years, effective immediately, Los Angeles-based Amblin...

Watch: Here's what it looked like during and after the Mexico earthquake

As seems to be the norm now when a disaster strikes, people took to Twitter when a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck central Mexico on Tuesday. Just as people posted photos and videos from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, people captured the chaos, and heroism, that unfolded after the quake hit. The temblor’s...

At least 105 killed as powerful 7.1 earthquake strikes central Mexico

A powerful 7.1 earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing homes and bridges across hundreds of miles, killing at least 105 people and sending thousands more fleeing into the streets screaming in a country still reeling from a deadly temblor that struck less than two weeks ago. In Mexico...

Previous setbacks have made this season's breakout performance that much sweeter for UCLA receiver Darren Andrews

Sometimes, Darren Andrews wonders where he might be without all the setbacks. The middling ratings from high school scouting services that initially led him to commit to Duke. The season lost to a knee injury that was initially feared to be career-ending. The three offensive coordinators in as many...

Twelve days ago, this town in Oaxaca was struck with an 8.1 earthquake. And now it's happened again.

When the tremor struck on Tuesday, the people of this earthquake-battered city feared the worst: A repeat of the Sept. 7 earthquake that tumbled buildings and left thousands homeless here. “We were afraid it was happening all over again,” said Yasmin Talavera, 57, who was sitting in a chair Tuesday...

Continuing a fierce assault on 'sanctuary' policies, Sessions attacks California bill

In another shot in an ongoing battle over so-called sanctuary city polices, Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions on Tuesday attacked California’s new bill that affords some protections to undocumented immigrants across the state, calling it “unconscionable” and a threat to public safety. Sessions, speaking...

Top L.A. County prosecutors who reported sexual harassment by boss receive $700,000 settlement

Two prosecutors in the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office will receive $700,000 to settle a lawsuit accusing their supervisor of subjecting them to regular harassment and fostering an abusive, sexually charged workplace. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the settlement...

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