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Comic Adam Carolla puts La Cañada Flintridge hacienda on the market

Funnyman Adam Carolla and his wife, Lynette Paradise, have listed a vintage home in La Cañada Flintridge for sale at $3.495 million.

Good Girl Dinette's Diep Tran makes peace with pie

Diep Tran makes many glorious things at Good Girl Dinette, the Highland Park diner she's run since 2009. There's the pho, of course, and the Red Boat bacon and eggs, and the blistered corn, but one of the best things that comes out of Tran's kitchen is her pie, particularly her hand pies. Tran,...

Only watch the Super Bowl for the commercials? You're in luck next year if you tune in online

The Super Bowl is one of the biggest sporting events in the world, and its commercials, on their own, probably rank somewhere right below that, if you believe the hype.

Beijing the safe choice to host 2022 Winter Olympics

Eighteen months ago, no one gave Beijing much of a chance to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. But by the time the International Olympic Committee made its selection on Friday, the Chinese capital had become the clear favorite.

What were you cooking in July? Here's our Top 10

July was one of the hottest, most humid months in memory. But that didn't stop our readers from cooking up a storm. Among the 10 most downloaded recipes from our California cookbook database were two mac 'n' cheese dishes, a French onion soup and meatloaf. Hope you all served some very cold beer...

'Frozen' songwriters unveil 'Up Here,' the musical they couldn't let go

It wasn't enough for them to write a song that has gotten lodged in legions of brains over the last year or so. (Seriously, at this point "Let It Go" should be paying rent to our heads.)

How Black Lives Matter forced campaigns to toss their strategies on black voters

Democrats have never been more confident that their chances of hanging onto the White House hinge on black voters, who tipped key states toward President Obama - but they have never been less confident, it seems, about how to talk to them.

Google denies 'right to be forgotten' outside Europe

Google said Thursday it would not comply with a French privacy regulator's order to enact the "right to be forgotten" across non-European versions of the site.

Lifeguard attacked at Venice Pier had asked group to stop smoking, supervisor says

A lifeguard whose attack by three people in Venice was captured on video had simply asked his assailants to stop smoking on the pier, one of the lifeguard's supervisors said Friday.

HTC puts $10 million into Venice virtual-reality tech company WeVR

HTC Corp. announced it is putting about $10 million in WeVR, a Venice start-up that's building software to create, transmit and play virtual-reality content on a range of devices. The deal gives HTC a 15% stake in the company.

Ski towns like Aspen should do more than just adapt to climate change

To the editor: It seems Aspen, Colo., is handling global warming as Newport Beach is: It's adapting, with locals protecting their property and working to maintain their economy. Aspen will house wealthy Houstonians who want to escape increasing Texas heat. Less wealthy Houstonians will just swelter...

Hillary Clinton takes a shot at Jeb Bush on race in front of black activists

The heavyweights of the crowded 2016 presidential field, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Jeb Bush, laid out starkly different visions Friday for uplifting the plight of blacks in America, as the two appeared at the same event for the first time since they announced their runs for office.

Yesterday's taxi and hotel laws don't work for today's Uber and Airbnb

To the editor: Dave Rochlin's op-ed article on the sharing economy misses the mark. ("When 'innovation' means rule-breaking," op-ed, July 27)

2 backup officers at Samuel DuBose shooting scene won't be charged

The two other police officers who arrived at the scene shortly after a white University of Cincinnati officer shot an unarmed black driver in the head will not be charged, a prosecutor announced Friday.

Feds should foil the giant Anthem-Cigna merger

To the editor: It's astounding that health insurer Anthem would even hope to win regulatory approval to acquire Cigna. After all, the proposed deal between Comcast and Time Warner Cable unraveled out of concerns that the combined company would control 50% of the broadband market. ("Firms should...

Why the U.S. needs the Export-Import Bank

To the editor: Saying that the Export-Import Bank is corporate welfare, as Andy Koenig and Marc Short do, misses the point. ("No Export-Import Bank? No problem," op-ed, July 28)

Don't blame Prop. 13 for California's decaying infrastructure

To the editor: UC San Diego political scientist Steven P. Erie blames Proposition 13 for leading this state to ruin. In effect, he supports throwing the elderly out of their homes, along with raising gasoline taxes, vehicle license fees, higher utility bills and other liberal revenue schemes to...

Teens work because they need the money, not for fun

To the editor: Jonah Goldberg says summer jobs for teens are important for learning crucial work skills. True. He then writes, based on his own experience working for beer money and on today's very affluent kids not needing to work at all, that businesses should continue to pay below a living wage....

Pac-12: UCLA still looking for a way past Stanford

There are two walls that UCLA hasn't been able to crash through: Oregon and Stanford.

Low-cost ride-hailing services could reduce drunk driving deaths, research finds

The introduction of low-cost on-demand transportation like UberX, Lyft and Sidecar could reduce the rate of drunk driving-related deaths by as much as 3.6%, according to new independent research at Temple University's Fox School of Business.

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