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Senate leader and lawmakers head to Mexico City for economic meetings

Essential Politics: Analysis suggests confusing ballot voided votes in U.S. Senate race, lawmakers head to Mexico City for policy meetings Sept. 12, 2016, 9:46 a.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching:More than 235,000...

Report: Dwight Howard released from hospital after being treated for dehydration

NBA star Dwight Howard was released Monday morning after an overnight hospital stay in Atlanta, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Multiple media reports have said the onetime Laker became ill on a plane flight late Sunday night and was taken to a hospital after landing in Atlanta....

Bill Maher will receive PEN Center USA's First Amendment Award

Talk show host Bill Maher will be presented with PEN center USA’s First Amendment Award at the organization’s 26th Literary Awards this month. The award has previously been given to journalists Chris Hedges, Robert Scheer and Charles Bowden; Glenn Greenwald and documentarian Laura Poitras; Hugh...

Home of the Day: Happily ever after in the Hollywood Hills

Designed in the Storybook style for which he became famous, this 1926 French Normandy cottage in the Hollywood Hills was the personal residence of Los Angeles architect Frederick A. Hanson. The fairytale-esque home features high hip roofs and a protruding entry gable on the outside, and a vaulted,...

9 people, including 5 children, killed in Memphis house fire

Nine people — five children and four adults — died early Monday in Memphis' deadliest house fire in decades, authorities said. Firefighters were called about 1:20 a.m. to a house in south Memphis and found light smoke coming from the one-story wood-frame residence, Memphis Fire Services Director...

Roundup: The non-art of 9/11, a Turkish biennial is canceled, the cultural history of zombies

How the art insurance system determines value (and whether a work is even art). Politics in Turkey get the best of a biennial. And the Finns say no to a new Guggenheim museum. Plus: Donald Trump’s speed painting, Gagosian tattoos, and the long history of zombies. — The surviving bits of art from...

With their original musical 'La La Land,' Emma Stone and director Damien Chazelle dance into Toronto

TIFF: Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone's musical 'La La Land' waltzes into Toronto Sept. 12, 2016, 8:36 a.m. Even though Nate Parker and 'Birth of a Nation' -- which played early at the 41st Toronto International Film Festival -- was on everyone's minds before TIFF, there are a lot of other happenings...

Megan Rapinoe opts not to kneel during anthem on 9/11, stands arm-in-arm with teammates

Megan Rapinoe had said she planned on taking a knee during the national anthem as a protest against social injustice before the Seattle Reign's home game against the Washington Spirit on Sunday. But in the days leading up to the game, Rapinoe started feeling uneasy taking such an action on the...

Clinton's other illness: Chronic secrecy that could cost her votes

So Hillary Clinton has pneumonia. Big deal — it happens. Covering California’s 2003 gubernatorial recall election, I contracted pneumonia myself, spiked a fever of 103 degrees and could barely piece together the top of the story from Cruz Bustamente’s rather depressing election night party in Sacramento...

Democratic senators want hearings on Wells Fargo's aggressive sales tactics

Five Democratic senators on Monday called for hearings into the aggressive sales tactics by Wells Fargo & Co. employees that led to a $185-million settlement package with federal and state regulators last week. “The magnitude of this situation warrants a thorough and comprehensive review,” the...

Tesla stock rises as Elon Musk moves on from 'one of the worst weeks ever'

Tesla Motors Inc.’s stock price rose in early trading Monday after Chief Executive Elon Musk unveiled what he called “dramatic improvements” to the electric-car maker’s Autopilot semi-autonomous driving technology. The Palo Alto automaker’s gain — its shares were up 1.8% to $197.95 a share shortly...

Rams vs. 49ers: How they match up

Rams pass offense vs. 49ers pass defense: The Rams can’t go anywhere but up after finishing last in the NFL in passing offense last season. Quarterback Case Keenum does not have a huge arm, but he was efficient during four exhibition games. In six games last season, Keenum completed 61% of his...

Stocks open lower as oil prices fall

Stocks opened modestly lower on Wall Street on Monday, led by declines in energy companies and banks. Oil rig operator Transocean slumped 2.3% in early trading, one of the biggest declines in the Standard & Poor's 500 index. Energy companies fell as the price of oil took another turn lower. Banks...

House Republican says Trump envisions himself as a "strong man" like Putin

Campaign 2016 updates: Donald Trump says he will release new health records, putting pressure on Hillary Clinton Sept. 12, 2016, 6:58 a.m. Hillary Clinton canceled her trip to California this week after a diagnosis of pneumonia. Donald Trump makes an appearance in Baltimore Monday before heading...

Rams offensive coordinator Rob Boras finds his calling

John Robinson last walked the sideline as the Rams coach a quarter-century ago, but his imprint on the organization remains. And it goes beyond Coach Jeff Fisher, a former USC player and Rams assistant under Robinson. In 1999, Robinson was coaching at Nevada Las Vegas when Rob Boras found himself...

Here's what I found on America's favorite country road, the Blue Ridge Parkway

Here’s how not to start a road trip. First, at the Alamo rental car counter at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport just over the line from Washington, D.C., discover that your driver’s license is missing. Search and swear for two hours. Then find it in your left shoe. Second, when the Holiday...

8 of the most memorable drives in the West

In national parks throughout the West, rangers and traffic engineers work long hours to nudge travelers out of their cars and onto trails — or at least onto shuttle buses and other less polluting alternatives. But the dramatic roads that the National Park Service carved out in the early 20th century...

Fundraisers and a rare California campaign appearance come off of Clinton's schedule

Campaign 2016 updates: Donald Trump says he will release new health records, putting pressure on Hillary Clinton Sept. 12, 2016, 5:30 a.m. Hillary Clinton canceled her trip to California this week after a diagnosis of pneumonia. Donald Trump makes an appearance in Baltimore Monday before heading...

A vote to stop profiteering from polluting the Golden State

The “paper or plastic” era is, gratefully, on its way out. Over the last decade, more than 150 counties and cities in California have outlawed the flimsy, storm-drain-blocking, sea-turtle-choking, virtually immortal single-use plastic bags that grocery stores had been handing out at checkout lines...

Donald Trump looks at Vladimir Putin and sees himself

The bromance between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin is the key to understanding the kind of leader Trump wants to be for America. Throughout his run for the presidency, Trump has had nice things to say about the Russian strongman, precisely because he views Putin as a strong man — not only tough,...

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