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Inside Marilyn Monroe's Brentwood Home, Now On The Market For $6.9 Million

Monroe bought the house in 1962, only a few months before her death. [ more › ]

Video shows truck driver unknowingly dragging wrecked car on Cajon Pass

A video recorded this week shows a big rig driver dragging a wrecked car for roughly a mile on a San Bernardino County freeway after it became lodged in the truck during a collision. The big rig, which was hauling two trailers containing 50,000 pounds of carrots, was driving north on Interstate...

12-year-old Northern California girls thought to have run away found

Two 12-year-old Northern California girls were found Friday morning, hours after they were reported missing. Athena Fausset and Catrina Johnson were found about 7 a.m. on South Dora Street in Ukiah, according to the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office. They were reported missing Thursday when they...

Fresno shooting suspect charged with murder in death of security guard

A Fresno man accused of killing three men this week because they were white has been charged in the death of a security guard who was gunned down five days earlier at a motel, authorities said. Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, a black man who spoke of an ongoing race war, is scheduled to appear in court...

Next stop for L.A. Metro: A committee focusing on what it's like to be a rider

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has seven committees of elected officials that debate issues as high-profile as rail construction budgets, and as obscure as the amount of water needed to wash 2,248 buses. What doesn’t exist is a panel that focuses on what it’s like to take transit in...

From the Archives: L.A. Times staff covering the 1992 riots

Following the 1992 Los Angeles Riots, the Times-Mirror Company employee publication Among Ourselves published a special edition on the Times coverage. One story reported on the threats directed at Los Angeles Times photographers and reporters: Times reporters and photographers faced danger throughout...

Garcetti says: 'Homelessness is the moral issue of our time'

"As Mayor, there’s no issue I spend more time on," Garcetti says in his annual state of the city speech.

University of California officials will ask judge to halt alleged health fraud scheme they claim stole millions

The University of California is alleging that it’s uncovered a scheme that targeted hundreds of students through its student healthcare plan and cost the UC almost $12 million. In a complaint filed Thursday in Los Angeles County Superior Court, the UC said the scheme used information from more...

Cal State hires too many managers, needs better budget oversight, state audit finds

A state audit released Thursday found that California State University has been hiring managers and providing them raises at a rate that “significantly outpaced” other employees. It also raised concerns about budget oversight at the largest public university system in the nation. The audit, titled...

Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr., 72, found dead inside car in Woodland Hills

Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr., a 1970s music star and the father of Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr., was found dead in his car Thursday in Woodland Hills, officials said. Gooding’s body was slumped over the wheel of his Jaguar in 22100 block of Ventura Boulevard about 1 p.m., according to officials....

ICYMI: How Much Severance Pay Is Bill O'Reilly Walking Away From Fox News With?

Plus, a distant galaxy bends the light of a supernova, a 102-year-old woman sees her younger self dancing for the first time, and much more! [ more › ]

The Changing Face Of Meth

Through my many years as a clinician in behavioral health, I have met many people of all races, socioeconomic status, and gender who have experienced a methamphetamine (meth) addiction. When I first learned about meth, I thought it was a poor person’s disease, reserved only for street people or the homeless. Show More Summary

Inside Senator Dianne Feinstein's Raucous L.A. Town Hall

There were some rocky moments at Senator Dianne Feinstein's L.A. town hall on Thursday, but all in all, the Senator got off easier than she did in San Francisco. [ more › ]

Poll finds support for vouchers and higher school funding in California

Donald Trump's plans to reform education have been routinely described as radical, but one key feature — taxpayer-funded vouchers — may find some unlikely supporters: California voters. About 60% of adults and 66% of public-school parents in a new poll said they favored vouchers that parents could...

UC Berkeley reverses decision to cancel Ann Coulter visit

UC Berkeley officials on Thursday reversed their decision to cancel conservative commentator Ann Coulter’s appearance at the university, but have rescheduled it from next week to May 2, according to a statement from the university. Coulter’s speech on immigration will be held at an “appropriate,...

20 Of The Coolest Events Happening in L.A. This Week

Check out these events if you're headed to #Nochella instead of #Coachella this weekend. [ more › ]

Strong women in front of the camera inspire the filmmaker behind it

Tani Ikeda is a Los Angeles-based filmmaker and co-founder of imMEDIAte Justice, a nonprofit that connects with young women from underserved communities and allows them to tell stories through film. On Jan. 28, after President Trump made his first executive order restricting travel from seven majority-Muslim...

'He didn't deserve this': Victims of Fresno shooter remembered

The three victims of a gunman police said was targeting white people in downtown Fresno on Tuesday, and the security guard he’s accused of killing days earlier, were fathers, sons, brothers and friends. They were also strangers who happened to be of the same race, and to suspected gunman Kori Ali...

26 charged in $40-million Southern California medical kickback scheme

Prosecutors charged 26 doctors and other medical professionals Thursday in an alleged kickback scheme that may have defrauded up to 13,000 patients in California and netted the defendants roughly $40 million as they overcharged for medication or prescribed balms that had no known medical value....

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