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Cover reveal: 'Real Friends' and navigating the perils of elementary school

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Summer vacation has come and gone and now kids are back in school. And there's no better way to get into the back-to-school spirit than with new graphic novel "Real Friends," set on the playgrounds of grade school.  Author Shannon Hale and artist LeUyen Pham have teamed up for "Real Friends," a...

Gov. Jerry Brown signs sweeping climate legislation in Los Angeles

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Essential Politics: Pence visits California, Brown faces hundreds of challenges in bills on his desk Sept. 8, 2016, 11:34 a.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching:The Republican nominee for vice president, Indiana...

Hanging on in Navajo Nation: First the water turned orange, then the air went bad

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

A year ago, the people of Shiprock watched their crops shrivel as a week without water stretched into a month, and then a whole lost season. Bertha Etsitty’s watermelon vines curled and stiffened, even as her grandchildren emptied their water bottles on the leaves in a failed bid to keep the patch...

Football remains a sanctuary for South Gate receiver Jamaal Neal

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

There’s a framed illustration hanging in the South Gate High weight room that depicts All-City football receiver Jamaal Neal wearing a red Nevada Las Vegas uniform and looking out at the casinos on the Las Vegas Strip as storm clouds muster in the sky. So far, the 17-year-old senior hasn’t let...

Paul Ryan disagrees with Trump, calls Putin an "adversary"

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Campaign 2016 updates: Voters struggle to commit, presenting a challenge for Trump and Clinton Sept. 8, 2016, 9:32 a.m. Donald Trump will stop in Cleveland, Ohio today. Hillary Clinton heads to Kansas City, Mo., for the National Baptist Convention. Voters are finding it harder than usual to commit...

Fired coach Art Briles talks about sexual assault controversy at Baylor

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Football won’t be the only story line when No. 23 Baylor takes the field against Southern Methodist on Saturday. The Bears’ former coach, Art Briles, recently spoke to ESPN, his first extensive public comments since being dismissed last spring for his role in mishandling sexual assault allegations...

Darrell Issa's challenger is getting financial and strategic support from House Democrats hoping for an upset

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Essential Politics: Pence visits California, Brown faces hundreds of challenges in bills on his desk Sept. 8, 2016, 9:29 a.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching:The Republican nominee for vice president, Indiana Gov....

Football: The two Notre Dames in the Southern Section are off to 2-0 starts

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

It's good to be Notre Dame, whether your school is in Sherman Oaks or Riverside. The two Notre Dames have started the season 2-0. The Sherman Oaks Notre Dame team hasn't been tested but will face a good quarterback on Friday in Kaymen Cureton of Leuzinger before having to take on Corona Centennial...

Taliban's assault on Afghan provincial capital met with airstrikes

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Hundreds of Taliban militants stormed a provincial capital in southern Afghanistan on Thursday and were fighting on multiple fronts with government forces, officials said. Afghan officials deployed reinforcements to Tarin Kot, in Uruzgan province, and Afghan and U.S.-led NATO warplanes were carrying...

Sarah Jessica Parker returns to TV with 'Divorce,' while Issa Rae debuts 'Insecure'

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Your weekly guide to fall TV Sept. 8, 2016, 9 a.m. The fall TV season is here, and between the many options delivered by premium cable channels, multiple streaming services and a new slate of shows from the major networks, there's a lot of programming to choose from. If you were hoping that that...

Gary Johnson: 'What is Aleppo?'

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson doesn’t seem to know what Aleppo is. Aleppo, a war-ravaged city in Syria, has turned into a prime example of the horror and violence continuing to plague the country’s people as the governments of several countries continue to wage military assaults in the...

Ann Patchett's bravura 'Commonwealth' traces the 50-year fallout after an illicit kiss

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

“Commonwealth” begins with a kind of fever dream: A christening party in 1964 Los Angeles that takes a left turn when a giant bottle of gin is introduced. Suddenly, the orange trees that grow around the neighborhood are being stripped for juice, drunk adults are dancing in the midday sun and even...

Phyllis Schlafly: The antifeminist who wanted a job in the Reagan administration

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

The death this week of Phyllis Schlafly, the arch-anti-feminist and antigay activist, calls to mind a harrowing episode buried deep in the archives of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley. Schlafly founded Stop ERA in 1972, an advocacy group later renamed Eagle Forum whose principal...

Boeing bonuses: earned or excessive?

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

To the editor: Isn’t this exactly the corruption lurking in the military-industrial complex that President Eisenhower warned about? ( “Boeing wins big bonuses after failures,” Sept. 4) My heart sinks when I think of the national treasure that has been squandered for decades on gold-plated, ineffective...

Dodgers keep rolling right along in 3-1 sweep over Diamondbacks

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

An autumnal chill did not envelop Chavez Ravine on Wednesday night — it was 74 degrees, not an October-like 54 degrees, at first pitch — but Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts sensed a different feeling in the stadium, one that has grown with each passing day of September. “There’s that anticipation,”...

Coastal Commission rejects Newport Banning Ranch development

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

After a marathon day of testimony, California Coastal Commissioners voted to deny a controversial proposal to develop one of the largest open private parcels of land on the Southern California coast. The 9-1 vote came at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, more than 10 hours after the hearing started. The...

Max Browne is a bright spot in an ugly first week for USC

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Max Browne, who won USC’s quarterback competition as the traditional pocket passer to Sam Darnold’s more mobile style, dropped back to pass early in Saturday’s game against Alabama, facing a third and long. He waited, but nobody was open. He waited more. Then, he did something surprising. He took...

Real Salt Lake scores in 94th minute, ties Galaxy, 3-3

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Joao Plata had two goals, Juan Manuel Martinez scored on a deflection in the 94th minute and Real Salt Lake tied the Los Angeles Galaxy 3-3 on Wednesday night to remain undefeated at home this season.  Manuel Martinez raced up the sideline in transition, took five touches to get to the corner of...

New ad from millennial candidate says Santa Barbara congressional race is a question of 'stale vs. fresh'

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Essential Politics: California's top congressional races to watch, lawmakers back recall of judge in Stanford assault case Sept. 7, 2016, 6:01 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. This year's legislative session is over after a very busy...

Outside the Lines to offer look at hazing in high school

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

ESPN's Outside the Lines primetime is scheduled to present, "Hazing: The Hidden Horror," on Tuesday night at 7 p.m. It will examine extreme hazing, primarily amongst high school athletes. Here's the link to a sneak peek at the video story. For the latest on high school sports, follow @LATSondheimer...

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