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You Say You Want a Revolution ...

It's on. Well, a counter-revolution on the Republican side, with the billionaire bully boy Donald Trump reasserting his authoritarian appeal over the once Grand Old Party with a smashing 20-point triumph in a crowded New Hampshire primary. Show More Summary

Firing of Coastal Commission chief Charles Lester leaves deep divisions

The California Coastal Commission's decision late Wednesday to fire its executive director, Charles Lester, after closed-door deliberations sparked outrage by environmentalists and is expected to leave deep divisions. Many of the more than 100 Lester supporters awaiting the decision broke into...

You Say You Want a Revolution ...

It's on. Well, a counter-revolution on the Republican side, with the billionaire bully boy Donald Trump reasserting his authoritarian appeal over the once Grand Old Party with a smashing 20-point triumph in a crowded New Hampshire primary. Show More Summary

Rediscovering Los Angeles: Why Are L.A. Streets So Narrow?

Nov. 14, 1924: This is the second of two articles I have from the Los Angeles Examiner titled “Rediscovering Los Angeles.” Notice that even in 1924 people were complaining about traffic and congested streets. Reporter W.W. Kane notes: Residents of … Continue reading ?

Coastal Commission votes to fire Lester

The LA Times covers the political rift at the commission like a huge outrage story. All other news: secondary.

Pilot, sheriff's deputy killed in Tulare County plane crash

A Tulare County sheriff's deputy and a pilot who worked for the Sheriff's Department were killed Wednesday when their plane crashed into a mountain in the San Joaquin Valley, authorities said. The single-engine plane, which the Sheriff's Department purchased in 2011, crashed about 4:15 p.m. about...

College freshmen are more liberal and keen on political activism, survey says

Today's American college freshman is more liberal, less religious and increasingly committed to civic involvement and political activism than her predecessors in previous generations, according to a national survey released Wednesday by UCLA researchers. Nearly 60% of freshmen surveyed said they...

Two nonprofits face more than $47,000 in fines over L.A. lobbying forms

Two nonprofits could face fines totaling more than $47,000 from the city Ethics Commission for failing to accurately report how much they had spent on lobbying at City Hall. Ethics Commission staffers have proposed a fine of $30,000 for the Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy, an influential...

Female Sumatran tiger at Sacramento Zoo is killed by her mate

Sacramento Zoo officials say a female Sumatran tiger was killed Wednesday by her mating partner after the two were put in the same enclosure for breeding. The zoo says in a statement that the male tiger became aggressive with 15-year-old Baha minutes after a physical introduction Wednesday morning....

Photos: The Legends Behind Tom Bergin's Tavern, Celebrating 80 Years

    This week, one of L.A.'s oldest and most beloved bars celebrates 80 years of Irish coffees, loyal regulars, and plenty of legends. [ more › ]

L.A. teachers union wins dues increase, vows to battle foes of traditional public education

Los Angeles teachers have overwhelmingly agreed to raise their membership dues after union leaders said they needed more money to battle the growth of non-union charter schools and other challenges to the traditional public education system. The votes were tallied Wednesday at United Teachers Los...

Divers recover body of missing pilot from midair collision off L.A. coast

Divers on Wednesday recovered the body of a pilot in the wreckage of a small plane that collided in midair with another aircraft and plunged into the ocean outside the Port of Los Angeles last week. The plane and the woman's body were brought to the surface around 10 a.m., said a statement from...

Obama returning to LA traffic on Thursday

The president has fundraisers in Hancock Park and a taping in Burbank for the Ellen DeGeneres Show.

Producer Tweets Terrible Descriptions Of Women Characters In Real Scripts

'She was model pretty once, but living an actual life has taken its toll.' [ more › ]

Charter school groups complain to LAUSD, then score some new schools

After formally complaining that the Los Angeles Unified School District is treating them with increasing unfairness, charter school operators caught a few breaks at Tuesday's school board meeting. The Board of Education did reject one proposal for a new charter, but members approved two others....

Photos, Video: A Star-Studded Tribute To Fleetwood Mac At The Fonda

  Juliette Lewis, Courtney Love, Will Forte, Noah Gunderson and more got together to pay tribute to Fleetwood Mac at The Fonda. [ more › ]

Washington murder suspect surrenders to Santa Monica police

A man suspected of gunning down a motorist at a Tacoma, Wash., convenience store has surrendered to Santa Monica police after more than a week on the run, authorities said.  Robert Deshawn Grott, 29, turned himself in to officers at Santa Monica Police Department headquarters at about 8:35 p.m....

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