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U.S. growth in first quarter was higher than initially thought, but still weak

The U.S. economy started 2017 with a whimper, but it wasn't quite as weak as first thought. The government revised up its January-March growth reading to a rate of 1.2% — better than an earlier estimate of 0.7% but well below President Trump's ambitious growth targets. Growth in the gross domestic...

Tarzana new build gives a contemporary turn to the farmhouse style

Set behind gates, this newly built house in Tarzana is a Cape Cod-inspired contemporary in the farmhouse style. Modern touches include the pivoting front door with glass sidelights. The dramatic two-story foyer opens to nearly 6,000 square feet of living space covered by wide-plank flooring. The...

Award-winning author Denis Johnson dies at age 67

Celebrated author Denis Johnson died at age 67 Wednesday, his agent Nicole Antebi confirmed. Johnson was best known for the slender story collection “Jesus’ Son.” Published in 1999, its bold and unpretentious stories of marginalized characters struck a chord with readers, writers and professors....

LAFC's $30-million commitment to training complex at Cal State L.A. is third-highest in MLS history

LAFC’s plan to spend $30 million on a training complex on the campus of Cal State Los Angeles would make it the third-largest investment in a practice facility in Major League Soccer history. Only Atlanta United and Real Salt Lake, who spent $60 million apiece, invested more. Atlanta, which joined...

British police make a new arrest in Manchester Arena bombing

British police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing made a new arrest Friday while continuing to search addresses associated with the attacker who killed 22 people. Seven other men are in custody in connection with Monday's blast, all are being held on suspicion of offenses violating the...

Essential California: Farmers in California need immigrant workers. Will Trump help or hurt?

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Friday, May 26, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES Farmers counting on visas Consumer tastes for fresh strawberries and leaf lettuce — two of California’s most stubbornly labor-intensive crops — have...

Why do billionaires care so much about charter schools?

The billionaires, apparently, we shall always have with us — even when we decide how to run the state-funded schools where they rarely send their own kids. In the Los Angeles school board elections earlier this month, a number of billionaires, including Eli Broad, Netflix founder Reed Hastings...

Chelsea Manning, don't follow in Caitlyn Jenner's footsteps

Could anyone have dreamed up a more complex pop icon and trans heroine than Chelsea Manning? The former Army intelligence analyst, born Bradley Manning, who turned over a trove of classified files to WikiLeaks downloaded while she was stationed in an Iraq war zone, came out as a trans woman upon...

Don't worry, Hollywood. China's not a threat

Is China about to take over Hollywood? Chinese investment has flooded into the industry in recent years. AMC, the world’s largest network of theaters, is owned by the Dalian Wanda Group, which also has purchased Legendary Picture Productions. Three other entertainment giants — Dick Clark Productions,...

23 killed in attack on bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt

A bus carrying Coptic Christians to a monastery south of the capital was targeted in a bloody attack Friday, killing more than 23 people, officials said. Egyptian state television reported that 23 were killed and 25 wounded in the attack in Minya, a Christian enclave 138 miles south of Cairo. Human...

Follow-up: CalArts president Steven Lavine once gave a diploma to a naked guy with a snake. Here's the picture

In an interview published on this paper’s website Wednesday (and in this coming Sunday Calendar), Steven Lavine, who is retiring from the California Institute of the Arts after 29 years, shared some of his most poignant memories from his time at the school. Among them: the time a student took to...

Progressives decried Jimmy Gomez's 'coronation' in L.A.'s congressional primary. Now they're lining up behind him

If you asked Wendy Carrillo three months ago, the California Democratic Party’s endorsement of Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez in the crowded race for Los Angeles’ 34th Congressional District was a “coronation,” the result of “dirty tricks being played by establishment politicians.” “What the Democratic...

No one knows how many untested rape kits there are in California. This bill aims to fix that problem

Tens of thousands of rape kits are sitting on shelves in police and sheriff’s department evidence rooms nationwide. And no one has tested them to see what crimes they could help solve. A bill by Assemblyman David Chiu (D-San Francisco) would help determine how many of those unanalyzed exam kits...

Bruins walk off with victory over Rebels in super regionals opener

It was one of the roughest outings of Rachel Garcia’s career and perhaps her most gratifying. The UCLA redshirt freshman set a career worst for hits given up and tied another for runs given up Thursday night at Easton Stadium and none of it mattered after she gutted out 232 pitches and sparked...

Football players lead the pack in the 100 at the City Section track and field championships

There was no football in sight at Thursday night’s City Section track and field championships at El Camino College. That didn’t prevent the 100 meters from looking like a Football 100. Thankfully, two standout football players — Jacques Wilson of Hamilton and Antwone Williams of Dorsey — had the...

LeBron James passes Michael Jordan, Cavaliers back in Finals with 135-102 win

LeBron James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 on Thursday night to claim their third straight Eastern Conference title and a return trip to the NBA Finals. Kyrie Irving added...

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