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Will Bernie Sanders endorse his former campaign aide in the race to replace Xavier Becerra in Congress?

Essential Politics: Lawmaker says California needs an estate tax if the federal version is scrapped, Sanders thanks supporters in Los Angeles Feb. 21, 2017, 11:02 a.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: If...

Josh Gad continues interrogating Daisy Ridley for 'Star Wars' spoilers

Today in Entertainment: Seth Meyers and Stephen Colbert harpoon Trump's Sweden gaffe Feb. 21, 2017, 11:04 a.m. With the Oscars around the corner and much of Hollywood still focused on the twists and turns of the presidency of Donald Trump, here's what's new and interesting in entertainment and...

If Republicans in Washington scrap the estate tax, one California state lawmaker wants to bring it back

Essential Politics: Democrats in Congress hear from ICE, California lawmakers consider making election day a paid state holiday Feb. 21, 2017, 10:42 a.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: Democrats in Congress...

Scott Pruitt tries to calm a rattled EPA workforce

Trump decries threats to Jewish centers Feb. 21, 2017, 10:40 a.m. A look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: Trump, who had shown reluctance to speak out, condemns anti-Semitism Trump's new national security advisor, H.R. McMaster, is an Army strategist Defense secretary...

Magic Johnson is Lakers' new president of basketball operations; Mitch Kupchak and Jim Buss fired

Lakers legend Magic Johnson has been promoted to president of basketball operations, the team announced Tuesday. Mitch Kupchak has been relieved of his duties as general manager, and Jim Buss no longer will serve as the executive vice president of basketball operations. “Today I took a series of...

National student loan debts hits $1.31 trillion

Essential Education: Big money flows to L.A. school board races Feb. 21, 2017, 10:21 a.m. Welcome to Essential Education, our daily look at education in California and beyond. Here's the latest: More than $3.3 million in outside spending has poured into the L.A. school board race. A new California...

El Dorado setting standard a year away from start of CIF competitive cheer

Competitive cheer becomes a CIF sports during the 2017-18 school year, and El Dorado High in Placentia can't wait. The varsity cheer squad went to Orlando, Fla., for the UCS National Cheerleading championship and won for the fourth year in a row. El Dorado won its division made up of 62 teams....

Congress needs to do its job and investigate Trump's ties to Russia

To the editor: Thanks to Max Boot for voicing many of my own concerns about President Trump’s ties to and admiration for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s oligarchy, which has quashed democracy and impoverished that country in many ways. (“Kremlingate: What did President Trump know and when did...

Trump's disgraceful attempt to get around protections for dreamers

To the editor: It is deplorable for the Trump administration to be strategizing how to end the dreams of 750,000 young immigrants who were brought here illegally by their parents. (“The White House has found ways to end protection for 'Dreamers' while shielding Trump from blowback,” Feb. 16) These...

SAG-AFTRA blasts Trump without ever saying his name

Today in Entertainment: Seth Meyers and Stephen Colbert harpoon Trump's Sweden gaffe Feb. 21, 2017, 10 a.m. With the Oscars around the corner and much of Hollywood still focused on the twists and turns of the presidency of Donald Trump, here's what's new and interesting in entertainment and the...

Police chief says Whittier officer's slaying shows danger of criminal justice reform, but details are unclear

Whittier Police Chief Jeff Piper says the man suspected of shooting an officer to death on Monday is an example of how statewide efforts to reduce incarceration of certain criminals can have tragic consequences. “We need to wake up. Enough is enough,” Piper said at an emotional news conference...

How government leaks prevent a police state

To the editor: I must respond to a letter writer who suggested that the leaks by “unelected and unnamed bureaucrats to bring down officials is what happens in a police state.” (“Constant revelations about the Trump administration and Russia bring back memories of Watergate,” Readers React, Feb....

If we can't even raise the measly gas tax, things don't look good with climate change

To the editor: This headline might as well be, “Why fixing climate change won’t be easy.” (“'This is the worst I have seen': California's roads are in dire shape, says former Caltrans director,” Feb. 12) The inability of American or even progressive California legislators to raise the measly, unchanged-in-a-quarter-century...

MMA rankings: Stipe Miocic remains atop the heavyweight division

The Times’ MMA rankings for February, as complied by Todd Martin: Heavyweight 1. Stipe Miocic 2. Fabricio Werdum 3. Cain Velasquez 4. Alistair Overeem 5. Junior Dos Santos 6. Derrick Lewis 7. Ben Rothwell 8. Vitaly Minakov 9. Francis Ngannou 10. Travis Browne There was some question as to who Stipe...

A view from New York: Arab Americans work out travel plans as U.S. sorts out Trump's ban

For years, Waddh Mubarez has helped people get home. Mubarez works at a popular travel agency for New York City’s Arab American community, whose members visit the cramped yellow storefront to book trips for friends and family. The requests range from months-long trips to hometowns in Yemen to once-in-a-lifetime...

David Cassidy has dementia and will stop touring, he says after rocky weekend show

David Cassidy is suffering from memory loss due to dementia, he says, and will stop touring to focus on his personal life.  “I was in denial, but a part of me always knew this was coming,” the 66-year-old entertainer told People in an interview published Monday.  The “Partridge Family” star struggled...

Seth Meyers and Stephen Colbert harpoon Trump's Sweden gaffe

One month down, 47 (or 95) months to go. As President Trump celebrated his first month in office Monday, late-night hosts lined up to take on his latest round of headlines. Seth Meyers found plenty of reasons to break out his keenly honed Trump impression on Monday's "Late Night," opening the show...

DeMarcus Cousins says goodbye to Sacramento: 'Every soul in this city matters to me'

DeMarcus Cousins got emotional Monday night when addressing a group of people in Sacramento, the city he no longer represents after the Kings traded him to the New Orleans Pelicans two days earlier. "My love for this city has never changed," he said before breaking off and turning away from the...

Famine declared in South Sudan

South Sudan's president said Tuesday his government will ensure "unimpeded access" for all aid organizations, a day after famine was declared for more than 100,000 people in the country suffering from years of civil war. President Salva Kiir's remarks to the transitional national assembly came...

'The Fairly Odd Phantom' brings characters from four Nickelodeon cartoons together

What do a ten year-old boy with fairy godparents, a half-ghost teenager, an anthropomorphic animal secret agent and a pint-sized beast have in common? They’re all characters born from the mind of Butch Hartman. For the first time ever, the animated worlds of “The Fairly Oddparents,” “Danny Phantom,”...

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