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UCLA Report: Bruins say they're focused on this season, not the NFL

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Myles Jack, UCLA's multi-skilled linebacker, waxed poetic last week about Cal State San Bernardino, where the Bruins trained for two weeks this summer.

Could Julio Urias be the new Fernando Valenzuela for Dodgers in September?

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

ESPN had just turned 1. Baseball America had not yet been born. The Futures Game was decades away.

Paul Knox lends coaching expertise to Los Angeles Dymally

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The opening night of the high school football season found a familiar coach on the sideline.

The busboy who cradled a dying RFK has finally stepped out of the past

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

In June, Juan Romero did something he hadn't done in decades. He celebrated his birthday, going out to dinner with his family in San Jose.

Can California's economy keep its momentum?

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

As head of the Los Angeles office of global engineering firm Arup, Jon Phillips has a panoramic view of the economy - through his diverse array of clients.

Ingrid Bergman's 100th birthday getting a seven-film salute at Aero

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

American Cinematheque's Aero Theatre in Santa Monica celebrates the centenary of Oscar-winning Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman with a seven-film retrospective in September.

Turkish warplanes strike Islamic State targets in Syria for first time

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Deepening the involvement of a reluctant ally in the fight against the militants of Islamic State, Turkey for the first time sent warplanes to strike targets associated with the jihadist group inside Syria, U.S. and Turkish officials said Saturday.

At a center in Indonesia, macaque monkeys are readied for a return to the wild

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

I never thought jet lag could induce hallucinations, but after I flew four time zones past the international date line, snagged a 90-minute nap in Jakarta and endured a six-hour van ride, I had to wonder whether the sedated monkey getting its belly shaved in front of me was a dream.

Like orangutans? You can volunteer to help them at a 'forest school' in Indonesia

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

International Animal Rescue doesn't just help macaques; it saves and rehabilitates a variety of animals, such as India's dancing bears, migrating birds that are illegally shot down each year as they fly over Malta, and the impossibly cute slow loris, now in danger of extinction.

Egypt sentences 3 Al Jazeera English reporters to prison drawing widespread condemnation

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Rights groups, media-freedom advocates, family members and supporters expressed dismay Saturday after an Egyptian court sentenced three journalists for the broadcaster Al Jazeera English to prison terms of at least three years.

Opinion newsletter: Time to start taking Trump seriously?

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Good morning. I'm Paul Thornton, The Times' letters editor, and it is Saturday, Aug. 29. Times journalist Ruben Salazar) was killed in East Los Angeles 45 years ago today. Here's a look back at the week in Opinion. Subscribe to the newsletter If you ask Donald Trump, part of the U.S. Constitution...

Great Reads: Blimps and movie stars and suicide pills

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Hey there. I'm Kari Howard, and I edit the Great Reads (a.k.a. Column Ones) for the Los Angeles Times. Two of my biggest loves are narrative journalism and music, and I'm lucky that my days are filled with both: When reading the stories, I get inspired by songs I think fit the article's theme --...

Counter: Fire in the kitchen, on purpose -- and not

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

It's been a week of openings, almost openings, and closings - one of them not by choice. Rocio Camacho's Sun Valley restaurant was heavily damaged by arson last weekend, a stunning blow to a veteran chef whose moles many of us still dream about. We'll keep you posted as soon as we hear more news,...

Starry Galaxy loses its shine in 1-0 loss to Earthquakes

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The first FIFA international break of the fall couldn't come at a more inopportune time for the Galaxy.

Frank Gehry faces monumental challenge in L.A. River project

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Cutting through a region whose wildly different parts don't always seem to add up to a cohesive whole, the Los Angeles River reflects the neighborhoods through which it runs: Shaded and bucolic in the San Fernando Valley, a concrete gulch teeming with graffiti near the rail yards east of downtown.

Plan to require unaccredited law schools in California to disclose dropout rates OKd

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

A panel of the State Bar of California approved a plan on Friday to require unaccredited law schools to disclose their dropout rates, in an effort to improve transparency for prospective students.

Melody Patterson dies at 66; played Wrangler Jane in western sitcom 'F Troop'

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Actress Melody Patterson, who played the feisty cowgirl Wrangler Jane in the comic western sitcom "F Troop" in the mid-1960s, has died at a nursing home in Hollister, Mo. She was 66.

USC football will have dress rehearsal Saturday to prepare for opener

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

USC is preparing to complete a full week of dress rehearsal for next Saturday's football opener against Arkansas State at the Coliseum.

Australian government efforts to lift ban on kangaroo products under scrutiny

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

An animal rights activist has filed a complaint with the state ethics agency against the Australian government, alleging that it did not properly register its lobbying activities as it seeks to eliminate California's ban on kangaroo products.

NLRB ruling on third-party employers could be a game changer for unions

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Unions and other labor advocates are brainstorming strategies in the wake of a National Labor Relations Board ruling that could strengthen the hand of those at the lowest level of key industries including warehousing, construction, fast food and home healthcare.

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