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It's not silly for students to believe teacher tenure rules violate their rights

To the editor: Your editorial asserts that the state Supreme Court made the right call when it let the appellate court decision preserving teacher tenure laws stand. I strongly disagree and believe the plaintiff’s constitutional rights were and continue to be violated. (“Now that the Vergara case...

The 'Seinfeld' campaign? Clinton-Trump 'has risen to epic levels of nothingness'

To the editor: Are the former Seinfeld writers working on the script for the current presidential campaign? You recall that Seinfeld was a “show about nothing,” and the current campaign has risen to epic levels of nothingness. (“It’s time to take the ‘Clinton’ out of the Clinton Foundation,” editorial,...

For photographer Gil Mares, the Port of L.A. is his supermodel

Gil Mares’ striking photographs may appear at first glance as abstract expressionist paintings of the 1940s and ’50s, but upon closer inspection, the saturated hues and sleek, minimalist lines are the steel sides of cargo ships and freighters. His compositions of hulls, anchors and bows form the...

Jews no longer prioritize social justice? Look at what they're doing in L.A.

To the editor: Most of the few dozen reader responses to Mark Oppenheimer’s op-ed article on Aug. 19 about Jewish ambivalence toward Black Lives Matter took issue with that group’s denunciation of Israel’s actions toward the Palestinians. A few others, some of which were already printed, disagreed...

U.S. intelligence says Islamic State is weakening after series of defeats

The Pentagon and U.S. intelligence agencies now view Islamic State as a shrinking and increasingly demoralized military force, a sharp shift from the seemingly invincible extremist army that declared an Islamist caliphate two years ago. The revised assessment comes after surprisingly swift and...

Opinion: Donald Trump is crazy, but (probably) not insane

Good morning. I'm Paul Thornton, The Times' letters editor, and it is Saturday. Happy Independence Day, Moldova. Here's a look back at the week in Opinion. Subscribe to the newsletter The presidential campaign has come to this: Barely more than two months out from election day, some voters (and...

Donald Trump heads to Iowa for annual 'Roast and Ride'

Donald Trump heads to Iowa for annual 'Roast and Ride' Aug. 27, 2016, 3:10 a.m. Donald Trump travels to Iowa where he'll attend Sen. Joni Ernst's annual "Roast and Ride"Meanwhile, allegations of domestic violence by Trump's senior adviser come to the forefront Hillary Clinton defends plans for...

New wildfire threatening homes in Kern County

California wildfire updates: New fire breaks out in Kern County; evacuations ordered Aug. 26, 2016, 6:02 p.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...

Telemundo refuses to air ad from SAG-AFTRA calling for pay uniformity

The months-long campaign by SAG-AFTRA against NBCUniversal to unionize Spanish-language performers on Telemundo is heating up on the TV screen.  In its latest push, the labor union aired a 30-second commercial on Thursday that called for parity in pay between English-language and Spanish-language...

Four airlines fined for giving inaccurate compensation information

Four of the nation’s largest airlines were fined by the Federal Aviation Administration for giving passengers inaccurate information about how much compensation they should get for being kicked off an overbooked flight or having their luggage lost or damaged. Alaska Airlines was fined $40,0000; American...

Football: Thursday's scores

Thursday, August 25th CITY 8 MAN NONLEAGUE East Valley 36, Los Angeles Jordan 6 SOUTHERN SECTION NONLEAGUE Charter Oak 44, Northview 22 Crean Lutheran 35, Santa Ana Calvary Chapel 14 Garden Grove 43, Santa Ana Valley 6 Morro Bay 10, Viewpoint 7 Pasadena Marshall 47, Southlands Christian 6 Saddleback...

For the Record

“The Night Of”: In the Aug. 25 Calendar section, an article about actor Bill Camp, costar of the HBOseries “The Night Of,” referred to a potential murder suspect in the series as the victim’s father-in-law. The character is the victim’s stepfather. If you believe that we have made an error, or...

Steve Bannon, CEO of Donald Trump's campaign, once faced domestic violence charge in 1996

Campaign 2016 updates: Will Donald Trump's pivot on immigration hurt him with the GOP base? Aug. 25, 2016, 7:34 p.m. Hillary Clinton skewers Donald Trump for directly appealing to white nationalists.Hillary Clinton charges Donald Trump with giving conspiracy theorists and racists "a national megaphone"Trump...

Bijan store on Rodeo Drive sells for a record $122 million

The parent company of Louis Vuitton paid an eye-popping $122 million last month for the Bijan store on Rodeo Drive, public records show. The sale to LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton is the latest high-profile deal on the Beverly Hills shopping street, which is home to luxury retailers such as Gucci...

Angels' Garrett Richards making strides, but still has a long way to go in recovery

Garrett Richards carried his game of catch with Angels physical therapist Bernard Li out to 90 feet Thursday and tossed a baseball for 13 minutes. They started at 45 feet when Richards was cleared to resume throwing, and they step out 15 feet farther every couple days.  The right-hander’s recovery...

Judge in Stanford rape case asks for move to civil cases

A court says a California judge who was criticized for ordering a lenient six-month jail sentence in a rape case against a former Stanford University swimmer will no longer hear criminal matters by his own request. The court said Thursday that it has granted the request from Santa Clara County...

Lakers fans can buy tickets to individual games on Friday

The Lakers announced that tickets for individual games for the 2016-17 season will go on sale Friday. Fans can start buying the tickets at noon at Lakers.com/tickets, and they will be able to purchase no more than six per person per game. The Lakers said 1,000 tickets will be available for each...

Now that a peace deal with the FARC is sealed, can Colombia convince voters to approve it?

With a peace deal in hand to end the longest-running conflict in the Western hemisphere, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos must now turn to a new task: convincing voters to approve it on Oct. 2. Recent polls show Colombians are sharply divided over the peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed...

Emotions flare over legislation to expand overtime pay for California farmworkers

Essential Politics: Bills on climate change, sex offender email addresses go to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk Aug. 25, 2016, 3:04 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...

Authorities ask for public's help, offer $20,000 reward to find killer of 4-year-old in Altadena

Nearly two months after a 4-year-old boy was gunned down in Altadena, investigators and family members gathered Thursday at the scene of the killing to ask the public for help identifying the shooter and to publicize a $20,000 reward. Standing a few feet from a small shrine for Salvador Esparza...

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