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Six 'Dreamers' sue Trump to block repeal of DACA

Six California beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program sued the Trump administration Monday for rescinding protections for young immigrants without legal status. In the 46-page suit filed in U.S. District Court in San Francisco just after midnight, the so-called Dreamers...

Milo Yiannopoulous' far-right Berkeley event is set to occur at birthplace of 1960s free speech movement

A multi-day series of political speeches promoted by right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulous at UC Berkelely next week will occur mostly outdoors instead of within two rarefied campus halls as initially planned. The campus administration said this weekend that organizers missed the deadline to...

Michelle McNamara's Book About 'The Golden State Killer' Will Be Released Nearly Two Years After Her Passing

Her husband, comedian Patton Oswalt, had vowed to get the then-unfinished book published. [ more › ]

From the Archives: 1985 Mexico City Earthquake

In 2010, on the 25th anniversary of the quake, Los Angeles Times writer Daniel Hernandez wrote in a La Plaza blog post: Mexico City on Sunday marked 25 years since a powerful earthquake devastated the Mexican capital, killing thousands and sparking a grassroots civilian rescue effort that helped...

Topless carwash raises cash for deputies wounded in gun battle at Rastafarian pot farm

The tops came off, and the wallets came out. A Yuba County strip club, feeling particularly philanthropic, used its abundant assets — topless ladies — in a weekend carwash to raise money for two sheriff’s deputies who were injured in a shootout at a Rastafarian pot farm last month. The shirtless...

Health officials declare hepatitis A outbreak in L.A. County

Los Angeles County public health officials declared a hepatitis A outbreak Tuesday, days after an emergency was declared in San Diego, where at least 16 people have died of the highly contagious virus. Case numbers are still small in L.A County, with only 10 people infected as part of the outbreak,...

Health officials declare hepatitis A outbreak in L.A. County

While one of the country's largest hepatitis A outbreaks grows in San Diego, L.A. County officials say that cases have appeared to start spreading locally as well.

Lawyer for Ed Buck says councilwoman waging 'character attack' after OD death of his client's houseguest

A lawyer for a wealthy Democratic donor who has become the subject of an investigation into a drug death claims that a West Hollywood official has launched a “character attack” on his client and should be investigated for ethics violations. As Los Angeles County sheriff’s homicide detectives continue...

Federal appeals court blocks San Francisco law requiring health warnings on soda

A federal appeals court Tuesday blocked a San Francisco ordinance that requires advertisers of sugary drinks to post health warnings, saying in a unanimous decision that it likely violates freedom of speech. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals faulted the 2015 ordinance...

LAPD Seeking Suspect Who Allegedly Vandalized Sikh Temple, Threatened Man Who Filmed Him

Authorities said that Artyom Manukyan used a razor to threaten a person who was filming him. [ more › ]

This Grassroots Group is Feeding L.A.'s Hungry, One Burrito at a Time

The Burrito Project L.A. is a do-good D.I.Y. effort to feed L.A.'s homeless. [ more › ]

Actor James Cromwell charged for SeaWorld protest

Oscar-nominated actor James Cromwell has been charged with a misdemeanor after interrupting an orca show at SeaWorld in July. If convicted, Cromwell — who had roles in “L.A. Confidential,” “The Green Mile” and “Babe” — was accused of trespassing and could be sentenced up to 90 days in prison, fined...

The Fantastical World of 'Willy Wonka' is Coming to the Hollywood Bowl With... John Stamos?

"Weird Al" isn't even the weirdest thing about this "Willy Wonka" adaptation. [ more › ]

$4 Million Jury Award To LAPD Officers Who Fatally Shot Autistic Man Overturned By Appeals Court

The two Latino officers had been awarded the large verdict by a jury after alleging that they'd been discriminated against in the wake of the deadly shooting. [ more › ]

San Diego rejects televangelist's plan for huge religious retreat in Mission Valley

Longstanding plans by San Diego televangelist Morris Cerullo to transform an aging Mission Valley hotel into a $160-million religious-themed retreat and conference center failed to win support from the San Diego City Council on Monday after some members raised concerns about the potential for increased...

Instagram post of guns lets LAPD track down gangster on Texas' most wanted list

One of Texas’ 10 most wanted criminal suspects was taken into custody by Los Angeles police early Tuesday after he displayed video of an arsenal of weapons on Instagram that authorities used to track him to Woodlands Hills. Christopher Ricardo Gonzalez, 18, a Texas gang member with a lengthy history...

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