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How the poll was conducted

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

This SurveyMonkey Election Tracking Survey for Sept. 1-8, 2016, was conducted online in English and Spanish among a national sample of 4,212 adults who said they are registered to vote in California. Two forms of the survey were fielded in both English and Spanish. The forms were identical except...

Today: For Once, Trump Cedes the Spotlight to Clinton. The Children of 9/11 Grow Up.

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

I'm Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today. TOP STORIES For Once, Trump Cedes the Spotlight to Clinton Hillary Clinton’s weekend started with Republican outrage over her statement that half of Donald Trump’s supporters belong...

'An aggressive proposal that touched a lot of nerves': Why Gov. Brown's plan to stem the housing crisis failed

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

The idea behind Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to stem the state’s housing affordability crisis was simple: Make it easier to build houses. If developers pledged to set aside some units in their projects for low-income residents, the governor’s proposed legislation would have eliminated some local hurdles...

Along with Kamala Harris, Loretta Sanchez is struggling to beat 'none of the above'

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

As many California voters prefer "none of the above" as plan to vote for Loretta Sanchez. Support for the Orange County congresswoman in the state’s U.S. Senate race not only lags far behind her rival, Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris, but is matched by the pool of Californians who say they don’t plan...

The Times' top 25 football rankings

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

A look at the top 25 high school football teams in the Southland: Rk. School (W-L) Result; Next game (last week’s ranking)  1. MATER DEI (3-0) def. La Mirada, 48-0; vs. Upland (at Santa Ana Stadium), Friday (1)  2. ST. JOHN BOSCO (2-1) lost to Las Vegas Bishop Gorman, 35-20; at Crespi, Friday (2) ...

Dustin Johnson wins, leads FedEx Cup

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Dustin Johnson closed with a dominant five-under-par 67 on Sunday to win the BMW Championship in Carmel, Ind., by three shots and move to the top of the FedEx Cup. Johnson won for the third time in his last eight tournaments dating to the U.S. Open, site of his first major title.  Paul Casey made...

Clinton cancels California trip in aftermath of illness

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Campaign 2016 updates: Hillary Clinton cancels trip to California after pneumonia diagnosis is revealed Sept. 11, 2016, 8:16 p.m. Hillary Clinton's campaign revealed Sunday, after the Democrat felt unwell and left a Sept. 11 commemoration, that she was diagnosed Friday with pneumonia.Clinton, feeling...

Syrian rebel factions express skepticism about cease-fire deal

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Rebel factions in Syria expressed deep reservations on Sunday about the terms of a U.S.-Russian deal that seeks to restart the peace process for the war-torn country, with the leader of at least one U.S.-backed rebel faction publicly calling the offer a "trap." The second in command of the powerful,...

Sparks continue to struggle, losing by 18 to Storm

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Breanna Stewart had 20 points and eight rebounds to help the Seattle Storm secure a playoff spot with a 78-60 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday night.  The Storm led 49-27 at halftime behind double-digit scoring by Stewart, Sue Bird and Jewell Loyd. Eighth-ranked Seattle started the...

School bus driver killed, others injured in crash at Denver airport

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

A school bus driver was killed Sunday and several others were seriously injured after the bus veered off a roadway at Denver International Airport and crashed into a concrete pillar, police said. The female driver died at the scene, police spokesman John White said. Her name and age have not been...

Angels' Jered Weaver pushes through with 3-2 victory over Rangers

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

As the sand descends in the hourglass of his career, Jered Weaver marches on, taking the ball every fifth day no matter how beat-up his body feels, how many miles he has racked up on his arm or how many starts he has left. The Angels right-hander is in the final three weeks of the five-year, $85-million...

Hillary Clinton's worrisome wobble

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

It’s no secret that I believe Hillary Clinton is the best choice for president. Throughout the months I’ve been writing about the election, I’ve been consistently attacked for being “in Clinton’s pocket” on my personal email account, on Facebook, on Twitter, even in Instagram messages. But there’s...

Writer-director Adam Leon's 'Tramps' steals a little romance

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

TIFF: Nate Parker's 'The Birth of a Nation' Oscar tour gets off to a surrealistically uneventful start in Toronto Sept. 11, 2016, 4:52 p.m. Even though Nate Parker and 'Birth of a Nation' -- which had its premiere at the 41st Toronto International Film Festival last night -- are on everyone's minds,...

Thoughts for the coming week of college football

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Three thoughts for the coming week: 1.) If Oklahoma has any hope of a national championship run, the No. 14 Sooners might have to come through in a big way on Saturday. After an upset loss to Houston and a cakewalk against Louisiana-Monroe, they get No. 3 Ohio State at home with a chance to jump...

Tavon Austin is expected to play central role in Rams' opener against 49ers

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

The Rams purposely kept receiver Tavon Austin out of the mix during the exhibition season, a ploy to prevent the San Francisco 49ers and other teams from collecting scouting material. On Monday night at Levi’s Stadium, Austin is expected to play a central role for the Rams offense and special teams...

The Rams and 49ers are ready to renew an old L.A.-San Francisco rivalry

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

It was once among the best rivalries in the NFL. Through the 1970s and ’80s, the Los Angeles Rams or the San Francisco 49ers won all but two NFC West division titles. The Rams’ return to Southern California after a 21-year absence could spark a renewal, starting tonight when they open their season...

Goodbye Britain, hello Beverly Hills: Newly arrived artistic director of the Wallis throws an open house

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

It’s a thumbs up kind of day.    Paul Crewes, the new artistic director of the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, positions himself atop the venue’s stone entrance steps on Saturday afternoon to greet a crowd of about 200 culture seekers – families pushing strollers,...

Football: Sophomore QB Jonathan Hawkins comes through for Sierra Canyon

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

When your starting quarterback goes down, sometimes it's panic time. Teams rely so much on one individual and don't always have confidence in the backup. But Sierra Canyon has found a replacement for the injured Niko Harris based on the Trailblazers' 39-32 win over Grace Brethren on Friday. His...

Controversial calls happen in college football, but outcomes should stand

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

No one ever said college football was fair. That’s not why we watch games on Saturday afternoons. We’re not looking for thoughtful deliberation or due process — we want to see two teams go at it and, in the end, we want a winner. Which is precisely why the powers-that-be should not go back and...

Often mistaken for others, Rams GM Les Snead is trying to build relocated Rams into contenders

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

It usually happens at an airport gate. Les Snead will notice people whispering, and one will ask, “Are you Matthew McConaughey?” A fan was once so convinced that Snead was former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre that he insisted on an autograph. Snead finally obliged by signing, “Brett...

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