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In San Francisco, a coordinated media effort to solve homelessness stirs the city

The wind whipped at blue plastic tarps protecting Andi Montoya’s tented home, a mattress-topped wood platform on two giant Costco flat shopping carts, easy to roll if the cops force her to move. As tough as it is on the sidewalk — no toilet, no shower, no trash collection — Montoya and her husband,...

European largesse can't stop former British steel town from voting to leave EU

Ann Williams believes her hardscrabble former steel town in Wales would survive Britain’s divorce from the European Union just fine. A reopened railroad line and upgraded expressway have connected the remote hamlet of Ebbw Vale to nearby cities, bringing visitors and making it easier for residents...

As international billionaires get nervous, sales in L.A.'s ultra-luxury housing market slow

A cooling market for the most expensive homes is costing hotel and casino magnate Steve Wynn some money. Two years ago, Wynn paid $16.25 million for an 11,000-square-foot mansion perched on nearly an acre above the Bel-Air Country Club. Less than a year later, he sought to unload the home with...

NASA's 'armored tank' Juno ventures into a fierce realm of radiation, hunting for Jupiter's secrets

Heidi Becker crept through the darkened, empty hallways of a Parisian hospital, rolling a cart full of lead bricks. In a radiology treatment room, she positioned the bricks around a device that she placed in the crosshairs of an electron-shooting linear accelerator. This unusual patient was an...

Today: Before 'Pocahontas,' Trump Went After the Mohawks. Ready for July 4?

I'm Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today. TOP STORIES Before ‘Pocahontas,’ Trump Went After the Mohawks The ads warned of the evils an Indian casino would bring to the Catskills: “increased crime, broken families, bankruptcies...

Updates on California politics: 17 propositions qualify for November ballot, lawmakers send gun measures to Gov. Brown

Updates on California politics: 17 propositions qualify for November ballot, lawmakers send gun measures to Gov. Brown Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching: Seventeen propositions qualified for the November ballot on...

Aid, trade and friendship: Will Brexit hurt the world's most needy?

As the shock of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union sent world stock markets tumbling and triggered global concern, some began to calculate the toll it might take on the world’s most needy. Would aid to the world’s developing nations be impacted? Would there be an effect on trade deals...

This Larry King is a man of the people talk-show host on throne No. 1

When the red "ON AIR" sign lit up across the room, Larry King cleared his baritone throat and spoke to America. "Baseball's back. Life's OK," King groused into the microphone. Then he settled back in his chair. The black mufti of midnight hung over the Potomac, just outside his 12th-floor window....

Larry King reflects on nearly 60 years in broadcasting

"Welcome aboard," said Larry King, the great American interrogator. I had come to watch him at work, which was also to watch him at play. He was taller than I'd expected from TV, where he tends to slouch in his chair or hunch over his desk while he conducts his interviews, of which there have been...

2 injured at downtown L.A. film set

Two people at a downtown Los Angeles film set were injured Thursday when equipment fell on them, authorities said. The incident occurred about 8:40 p.m. near 7th and Spring streets, according to Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department. One person had head trauma and the other person suffered...

Clippers will do what it takes to get Kevin Durant

The Clippers have started their wooing of free agents. Now comes the biggest pursuit. They will be among the first teams to make their pitch to Kevin Durant, meeting with the superstar free agent Friday in the Hamptons on Long Island, N.Y. Durant is scheduled to convene with a contingent of Clippers...

Voters will weigh extension of temporary taxes on California's wealthy taxpayers in November

Updates on California politics: Lawmakers send gun measures to Gov. Brown, initiative on parole overhaul makes the Nov. 8 ballot June 30, 2016, 5:45 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching: Legislators sent Gov. Jerry...

California's very long November ballot is now official -  and it might get even longer

California elections officials announced Thursday that 17 measures have earned a spot on the Nov. 8 statewide ballot, a bumper crop of voter choices ranging from marijuana legalization to repeal of the death penalty and even new workplace rules for actors in adult movies. It is the longest list of...

Angels starter Andrew Heaney to have elbow surgery

The Angels announced left-hander Andrew Heaney will undergo Tommy John surgery Friday in Los Angeles. The decision was made after his second checkup, Monday, on the progress of a stem-cell injection he received eight weeks ago. He will miss the remaining half of this season, and, likely, all of...

Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to revamp prison parole rules qualifies for the November ballot

Updates on California politics: Lawmakers send gun measures to Gov. Brown, initiative on parole overhaul makes the Nov. 8 ballot June 30, 2016, 3:32 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching: Legislators sent Gov. Jerry...

121-year-old Boyle Heights home moves across the street

A small crowd of curious residents gathered at the corner of East 1st and North Soto streets in Boyle Heights Thursday to watch the 121-year-old Peabody Werden House roll across the street.  “I’ve never seen anything like this before,” said Carmen Vera, who has lived in the Eastside neighborhood...

Some Russian rowers won't be allowed to compete in Summer Olympics

2016 Rio Summer Olympics: Russian rowers are latest to face ban over doping June 30, 2016, 3:59 p.m. Full coverage of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. 3:59 P.M. Some Russian rowers won't be allowed to compete in Summer Olympics The World Rowing Federation says the Russian men's quadruple sculls...

Decades after the Montreal Protocol, there are signs the hole in the ozone layer has begun to heal

For the first time in 30 years, the gaping hole in the ozone layer above Antarctica is showing signs of healing. Every year since it was discovered in 1985, scientists have watched the hole grow bigger from one Antarctic spring to the next, eventually covering 10.9 million square miles in 2015....

'This is a historic day': California lawmakers send governor sweeping gun control package

Spurred by outrage over recent mass shootings, California lawmakers on Thursday sent Gov. Jerry Brown an unprecedented package of gun control bills, including a ban on the sale of semiautomatic rifles with detachable magazines, background checks for those buying ammunition and new restrictions...

U.S. Olympic Committee CEO doesn't have major concerns about health, security in Rio de Janeiro

2016 Rio Summer Olympics: Russian rowers are latest to face ban over doping June 30, 2016, 3:59 p.m. Full coverage of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. 3:36 P.M. | reporting from omaha Nathan Fenno U.S. Olympic Committee CEO doesn't have major concerns about health, security in Rio de Janeiro Scott...

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