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A 'crown jewel' of the L.A. River project could cost $252 million

A plan for turning a former rail yard next to the Los Angeles River into park space, wetlands and other amenities could cost more than $252 million, city analysts said in a report Thursday. The City Council voted in May to allocate $40 million for the purchase of the vacant site, which is owned by...

AFI Fest highlights Dorothy Dandridge, Ida Lupino and Anna May Wong

The upcoming AFI Fest announced Thursday that it will highlight “a trio of diverse female trailblazers” to be featured on the festival’s key art and included in the programming lineup. Dorothy Dandridge, Ida Lupino and Anna May Wong will all be given special recognition by the festival. "This year,...

Baseball: SoCal players make USA 18U national team

The USA 18U national team was announced on Thursday, and a group of Southern California high school baseball standouts made the team. On the team are Brice Turang of Corona Santiago; Hunter Greene of Sherman Oaks Notre Dame; Nick Pratto and Hagen Danner of Huntington Beach; Royce Lewis of JSerra;...

Top 10 boxers aged 25-or-under

A year after Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s retirement and less than two months before Senator Manny Pacquiao’s return bout at age 37, it’s clear that boxing will require some youthful talents to replenish the sport. By coincidence, some of the leading candidates to become the sport’s next big face are...

Watch live: Donald Trump is scheduled to speak shortly in Chester Township, Pa.

Campaign 2016 updates: Mike Pence says there's "far too much talk" about racism and policing Sept. 22, 2016, 4:03 p.m. Donald Trump stops in Chester Township, Pa., Thursday for a rally in the battleground state. Hillary Clinton maintains a lighter schedule heading into the first debate next week....

Trump orders cheesesteaks (in English) from Geno's, where controversial sign hangs

Campaign 2016 updates: Mike Pence says there's "far too much talk" about racism and policing Sept. 22, 2016, 2:56 p.m. Donald Trump stops in Chester Township, Pa., Thursday for a rally in the battleground state. Hillary Clinton maintains a lighter schedule heading into the first debate next week....

Bay Area refinery shuts down operations after oil sheen is spotted in San Pablo Bay

A Phillips 66 refinery has temporarily shut down operations at a dock in Rodeo as authorities investigate a sheen of oil that appeared recently in northern San Pablo Bay, officials said Thursday. The mile-long oil sheen has not been seen in the waters since Wednesday afternoon. Officials have yet...

Watch live: Honda campaign holds press conference addressing lawsuit

Essential Politics: Gov. Brown signs legislation to combat cyberbullying, Harris' lead in Senate race grows in new poll Sept. 22, 2016, 2:20 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching:Students at California public schools...

Podcast | The Bear Facts: Questions about UCLA run game and Josh Rosen's Stanford connection

Welcome to another edition of “The Bear Facts” podcast with Ben Bolch and guest host Jesse Dougherty. This week’s topics include: A Look back at UCLA's win over BYU - Improvements in the run defense, questions marks for running game Stanford being UCLA's biggest game of the year The UCLA defense,...

Stop talking about racism in law enforcement, Republican vice presidential candidate says

Campaign 2016 updates: Mike Pence says there's "far too much talk" about racism and policing Sept. 22, 2016, 1:51 p.m. Donald Trump stops in Chester Township, Pa., Thursday for a rally in the battleground state. Hillary Clinton maintains a lighter schedule heading into the first debate next week....

First-degree manslaughter charges filed against Tulsa police officer in shooting death of Terence Crutcher

Prosecutors in Tulsa, Okla., charged a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man on a city street with first-degree manslaughter Thursday. Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler filed the charges against officer Betty Shelby, who shot and killed 40-year-old Terence Crutcher...

Conspiracy theories converge in abysmal Italian non-thriller 'New World Order'

Vanity projects don’t get any weirder — or much worse — than the Ferrara brothers’ “New World Order.” An Italian conspiracy thriller utterly devoid of thrills, the film will be of interest only to fans of the quirkily wretched. Writer/director/editor Marco Ferrara and writer/director/cinematographer...

'Is That a Gun in Your Pocket?' is a crude, unfunny take on Aristophanes

Aristophanes’ “battle of the sexes” comedy “Lysistrata” has inspired everything from Broadway musicals to real-world sex strikes; but there’s rarely been an adaptation as misbegotten as writer-director Matt Cooper’s “Is That a Gun in Your Pocket?” Good intentions and a decent cast and can’t save...

Some say tougher punishment for sex crimes could unfairly target California's minority communities

Outside the Santa Clara County Jail this month, U.S. Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez joined other political leaders in calling for the ouster of Santa Clara County District Judge Aaron Persky, who attracted widespread criticism over the lenient sentence he handed down to former Stanford swimmer...

The Chinese space lab is about to crash and burn - and that's OK with China

The rumors started this summer: China had lost control of its first space lab, which would hurtle to Earth in a fiery ball of destruction. Chinese officials fed that speculation last week when they confirmed that the lab would return sometime next year, with “most parts” burning up during the fall....

Mike Honda sues opponent Ro Khanna, alleging his campaign manager illegally accessed donor data

Essential Politics: Gov. Brown signs legislation to combat cyberbullying, Harris' lead in Senate race grows in new poll Sept. 22, 2016, 12:42 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching:Students at California public schools...

Battle for Native American rights is depicted in the documentary '100 Years'

The equally inspiring and enraging documentary “100 Years” emerges as a portrait of one remarkable rabble-rouser, the late Native American activist Elouise Cobell. If you’re unfamiliar with the 21st century plight of Native Americans at the hands of the U.S. government, prepare to get mad, and...

'West Wing' stars to reunite for Clinton campaign in Ohio

If endorsements from fictional political figures carry as much weight as real ones, Hillary Clinton has picked up a big one for her campaign in Ohio this weekend Stars from beloved political drama “The West Wing” will come together again in Sandusky, Toledo and Cleveland in support of the Democratic...

Hillary Clinton visits 'Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis'

In a time-honored American political tradition, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton paid a visit to “Between Two Ferns,” the mock talk show hosted by Zach Galifianakis.  In the clip, released Thursday by Funny or Die but recorded Sept. 9, the day Clinton was diagnosed with pneumonia,...

'The Lovers and the Despot' reveals the story of Kim Jung-il's private, kidnapped filmmakers

Lives there a film fan anywhere who doesn't wish his or her country made better films, who couldn't sympathize with Kim Jung-il when he's heard to say, "There's nothing new to our films. We don't have any films that get into film festivals. People here are so close-minded"? Kim Jung-il was no everyday...

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