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How these Los Angeles-born pink hats became a worldwide symbol of the anti-Trump women's march

Krista Suh plans to attend the women’s march in Washington, D.C., this week to protest Donald Trump’s presidency, and she wanted to make a statement. But she also had a more primal goal: staying warm. “I wanted to do something more than just show up,” said the 29-year-old screenwriter who lives...

Icon Obama

Barack Obama's face started showing up on the walls of schools and tire shops, bars and carnicerias right after his election in 2008. I've been photographing inner city murals for four decades, and in Los Angeles, Chicago, New York  and Detroit, Obama is the only U.S. president - aside from, occasionally,...

How much entertainment is too much? Mixed thoughts on L.A. landing the Lucas museum

To the editor: Wow, another museum. We can find land for stadiums, museums, theaters, and state of the art arenas, but we can’t find land to build housing for the poor? So much for L.A. being a progressive city. ( “New force in L.A.” Jan. 11 and “Lucas museum puts L.A. in old role,” Column, Jan....

Donald Trump didn't get elected to be politically correct

To the editor: So the news conference was depressing to you and the liberals you represent. Trump doesn’t need to act or speak with greater care. When are you liberals going to get the message? ( “An unpresidential display, “ Editorial, Jan. 12) PC is over! He didn't get elected to be politically...

Is your California member of Congress going to Trump's inauguration?

Essential Politics: Assembly votes to confirm Becerra as attorney general, more candidates enter the race to replace him in Congress Jan. 14, 2017, 11:56 a.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: Los Angeles...

Trump's foreign policy nominees flat-out disagree with him

Donald Trump’s foreign policy nominees launched a Reassurance Offensive last week, promising Congress — and the rest of us — that the next president won’t be as scary as he sounds. They almost succeeded. In their Senate confirmation hearings, Trump’s prospective cabinet members smoothed the rough...

Kings' Jeff Carter buries the Jets in overtime, 3-2

Jeff Carter jumped off the bench, skated into open ice in front of the net and then buried a one-timer to give the Kings a 3-2 overtime win over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night.  Anze Kopitar kicked the puck ahead to Jake Muzzin, Muzzin delivered a cross-ice pass to Carter and he netted his...

Serena Williams follows her recent engagement by solely focusing on Australian Open

Serena Williams definitely doesn’t want to talk about the No. 23. She doesn’t really want to think about planning a wedding, either, while she’s pursuing a Grand Slam record.  Newly engaged Williams brushed off concerns about the 88 unforced errors she had in a loss in New Zealand last week in...

Pac-12 basketball: Cold-shooting Jabari Bird makes key shot to lift Cal past WSU

Even as Jabari Bird was mired in one of the worst slumps of his career, California Coach Cuonzo Martin encouraged him to keep shooting.  Bird followed the advice and came through with a pivotal three-point basket to keep the Golden Bears in the thick of things in the Pac-12 Conference.  Bird made...

Boys' basketball: Sierra Canyon wins tournament championship in Missouri

Sierra Canyon is on a cross-country business trip in basketball, and the Trailblazers accomplished their first step on Saturday night in winning the Bass tournament championship in Missouri. They defeated Memphis East, 75-59, to improve to 14-1. Cody Riley scored 22 points and had 16 rebounds....

NBA roundup: Devin Booker scores 39 again in Suns' victory over Spurs

Devin Booker scored a career-high 39 points for the second straight game in Mexico City and the Phoenix Suns beat the San Antonio Spurs, 108-105, on Saturday in the fifth regular-season game in the country.  Booker was 12 for 22 from the field, and Eric Bledsoe added 17 points and 10 assists. Coming...

Patriots outduel Texans, 34-16, to reach record sixth consecutive AFC championship game

The New England Patriots are headed back to a familiar spot: the AFC championship game.  Dion Lewis had a 13-yard touchdown reception, a 98-yard kickoff return for a score, and a late 1-yard touchdown to help the Patriots hold off the Houston Texans 34-16 on Saturday night and advance to an NFL-record...

Ringling Bros. circus to end 'Greatest Show on Earth' after 146 years

After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on "The Greatest Show on Earth." The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus told the Associated Press that the show will close forever in May. The iconic American spectacle was felled by a variety of factors, company executives said. Declining...

Lakers Coach Luke Walton wants D'Angelo Russell to keep shooting despite recent slump

Even when he hasn’t shot well, D’Angelo Russell’s overall play has impressed Lakers Coach Luke Walton this month. That changed a little bit on Saturday in the Lakers’ 113-97 loss to the Clippers. “I told him he’s been magnificent for us this whole month,” Walton said. “Tonight I didn’t think he...

Justin Thomas keeps up record-setting pace to lead Sony Open by seven shots

Justin Thomas made a 15-foot birdie putt on his final hole to tie the 54-hole record on the PGA Tour and build a seven-shot lead Saturday at the Sony Open in Hawaii.  No one has ever lost a PGA Tour event with a seven-shot lead, and Thomas has given no indication that will change.  His goal was...

Jonathan Bernier gets the shutout as the Ducks beat Coyotes, 3-0

Hampus Lindholm, Nick Ritchie and Ryan Kesler scored, and Jonathan Bernier earned his first shutout of the season in the Ducks' 3-0 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night.  Lindholm's second goal of the season came 5:49 into the opening period and Richie got his 10th just 35 seconds...

Boys' basketball: After trailing, 15-0, Fairfax rallies to defeat Roosevelt

Down, 15-0, to start the game and down, 18-3, after the first quarter, Fairfax looked like it was going through the motions en route to a loss to Eastvale Roosevelt on Saturday at Fairfax. Then the Lions' guards, Ethan Anderson and Jamal Hartwell, got tough on defense, started to connect on offense...

France's Mideast peace conference is branded a failure before the doors even open

Foreign ministers and top international envoys from 70 countries are jetting into Paris for a Middle East peace conference Sunday. Sounds positive — except the Israelis and the Palestinians won’t be there. Neither will the incoming U.S. administration. And French President Francois Hollande, who...

Clippers' Blake Griffin appears to be on track for return from surgery

Clippers forward Blake Griffin has started to increase his workload as he prepares to return from right-knee surgery. Before the Clippers played the Lakers on Saturday afternoon at Staples Center, Griffin participated in sprinting and shooting drills that took him all around the court. The Clippers...

NFL report: Cowboys' Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott seek playoff history against Packers

Aaron Rodgers has been unbeatable on a seven-game run that carried Green Bay to the divisional round.  So was Dallas rookie Dak Prescott for 11 straight in the regular season, a surge that ultimately benched 10-year starter Tony Romo and led to the No. 1 seed in the NFC for the quarterback's playoff...

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