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Rams mailbag: Jared Goff, Case Keenum, Fearsome Twosome podcast guests and Thanksgiving fare

The Rams are 7-2 and in first place in the NFC West heading into Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The game against the 7-2 Vikings is the first of a stretch that includes matchups against winning teams such as the New Orleans Saints, Philadelphia...

Did actions by an LAPD officer specializing in MS-13 help a gang killer flee? Accusations by Nevada cops resurface along with doubts

The accusation against the Los Angeles gang cop was as strange as it was troubling. A police sergeant hundreds of miles away in Nevada claimed that LAPD Det. Frank Flores and one of his gang informants had interfered with the hunt for a murder suspect. Flores’ meddling, the officer alleged, had...

The week ahead in L.A. dance, Nov. 19-26: Westside Ballet's 'The Nutcracker' and more

Sonidos Gitanos Flamenco from Andalusia, Spain, with Maria Bermudez and company. El Portal MainStage Theatre, 5269 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. Sun., 6 p.m. $40-$75. (818) 508-4200. Spirit of Argentina Tango Buenos Aires salutes Argentine singer and songwriter Carlos Gardel. Renée and Henry...

The week ahead in L.A. classical music, Nov. 19-26: The Verdi Chorus, Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra and more

Bach & Pergolesi Guest conductor Emmanuelle Haïm leads the L.A. Phil in Purcell’s Suite from “The Fairy Queen,” Bach’s Suite No. 3 in D, and Pergolesi’s “Stabat mater” with soprano Laura Claycomb. Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave., L.A. Sun., 2 p.m. $20-$188. (323) 850-2000. Bernstein...

L.A. movie openings, Nov. 22-24

Nov. 22 Coco A young boy with musical aspirations visits the Land of the Dead. Voices of Gael García Bernal, Anthony Gonzalez, Benjamin Bratt, Renée Victor. Directed by Lee Unkrich. Co-directed by Adrian Molina. The Crime of Monsieur Lange Restored version of director Jean Renoir’s 1936 French...

Cool, close to home, and just what you need for kids

I am an avid reader of the L.A. Times. As a father of twin girls, I am always looking for things to do with them. Please continue providing us with "cool" things to do. Really enjoy this new section of Travel; keep up the good work. Jimmy Lima West Covina Walking while looking at one’s phone in...

The Shakespearean excesses and political intrigues that drove Africa's oldest strongman out of power

Robert Mugabe, remote, aloof and arrogant, regards himself as the last of the African liberation war heroes, with no living peers left. He carefully created the militaristic state that kept him in power for 37 years, forgetting that once he lost control of the generals, he was finished.

Zimbabwe ruling party fires Mugabe as chief

Zimbabwe's ruling party fired longtime President Robert Mugabe as party leader Sunday, saying that if he doesn't resign as the country's leader by noon Monday, it will begin impeachment proceedings when Parliament resumes the following day. Clinging to his now virtually powerless post as president,...

If rent control is the answer, then why does Los Angeles have a housing crisis?

To the editor: Steve Lopez is under the impression that “most renters do not live in rent controlled units,” when in the city of Los Angeles, about 80% of all rental units are covered under the city’s rent-stabilization ordinance, which means they are rent controlled. (“Housing crisis can be good...

Warmest wishes (and gear ideas) for toasty travels

Traveling to a cold-weather destination for the holidays? Here are some neat new take-alongs for warming up inside and out. Big sippers When I take my coffee on the road, I want it to stay hot, but not in those off-tasting, thick-lipped metal or plastic mugs. The tough, sipper-friendly, double-wall...

Why would any decent person want to kill an elephant?

To the editor: Sport? Killing an elephant is as much of a sport as shooting a parked car. (“Does trophy hunting ‘enhance survival of the species’? Trump administration policy allowing elephant trophies stirs debate,” Nov. 16) Elephants are intelligent and sentient animals with strong family bonds....

Take it from an ex-Alabama Baptist: Roy Moore does not need to worry

To the editor: I was born and raised in Alabama in a Baptist church, and I doubt that GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore has much to worry about. In fact, I largely credit my religious upbringing with my having become an atheist. (“The Roy Moore controversy is a thorny issue for Alabama Baptists,” Nov....

With renovatons and new restaurants, LAX hotels are taking off

The $14 billion in improvements at LAX have stolen the show, but the airport is not the only place that’s getting a face-lift. Check out the nearby hotels on Century Boulevard for a happy surprise for out-of-town guests or for you if you have an early flight. There are new hotels and several others...

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