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Comcast can't make one huge cable firm look better than two big ones

There are many reasons Comcast came up empty in its bid to buy Time Warner Cable, including an administration that's hostile to telecommunications mergers, a nearly empty reservoir of goodwill among cable TV consumers and a howling mass of Internet users freaked out by the prospect of a single...

Female victims of homicide often know their killers

The victims vary in age. They were killed in upscale Stevenson Ranch and on the most dangerous streets of South L.A. The specifics may differ, but the homicides of women in Los Angeles County this year take on a deadly rhythm.

The 8 Best Doughnuts in L.A.

Doughnuts. Do we really need to say anything else? Here are the best of the best, all around town. Donut Snob It's the ingredients that make these doughnuts (available at area shops like Cofax and Food + Lab) so top-drawer: natural citrus...Show More Summary

Report advocates housing development along L.A. River

If Los Angeles aims to add more housing, it should look at the neighborhoods lining its long-maligned river to do it.

For statewide change, advocates are making their battles local

As the state's plastic grocery bag ban sits on hold, pending the outcome of a 2016 ballot measure that could nullify it, advocates for the law are returning to familiar territory: California's cities and counties.

Watch the Royals-White Sox game erupt into a bench-clearing brawl

The Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox had a testy, 13-inning game that included a bench-clearing brawl in the seventh inning and led to five ejections of players.

Long Beach police shoot, wound man after reports of trespassing, graffiti

Police in Long Beach shot and critically wounded a 19-year-old man Thursday afternoon at an apartment where a group of people were reportedly spraying graffiti, authorities said.

Los Angeles police arrest man in fatal Hollywood stabbing

Los Angeles police arrested a man Thursday on suspicion of fatally stabbing a 27-year-old man the day before in Hollywood Boulevard's tourist district, authorities said.

Angels need only one hit to shut out Oakland, 2-0

The Angels' offense exploded in the third inning on Thursday. Their lineup, which includes four MVP awards and which scored 14 runs on the Athletics two games ago, went off for the biggest inning of the game.

Arizona freshman Stanley Johnson declares for NBA Draft

Arizona forward Stanley Johnson is leaving Arizona after one season to declare for the NBA draft.

Obama cites 'solemn' 100th anniversary of Armenian massacre, avoids 'genocide'

President Obama marked the "solemn" anniversary of the 1915 massacre of more than 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks, but stopped short Thursday of using the term genocide despite a 2008 pledge to do so as president.

Tony Parker's status uncertain for Game 3 against Clippers

Tim Duncan put it succinctly after Game 2 on Wednesday night, saying he was "very concerned" to learn that Tony Parker had tightness in his right Achilles' tendon that forced the San Antonio guard to depart late during the Spurs' overtime win over the Clippers.

'DWTS' alum Karina Smirnoff finds a tenant in pro basketball player

Professional basketball player Jeremy Tyler has found his offseason training spot.

L.A. could require covers on residential swimming pools

Los Angeles water officials approved new watering restrictions Thursday that could be imposed if the city’s conservation efforts flag in the coming summer months.

19-Year-Old 'Everybody Loves Raymond' Actor Dies In Suspected Suicide

Sawyer Sweeten, an actor best known for his role on Everybody Loves Raymond, has died at 19 years old in a suspected suicide. [ more › ]

New Video Shows The Moments Before A U.S. Marshal Smashed An Onlooker's Phone

"I'm not in the way. I am in the same spot. You can't push me back. I need to film and I have a right to film," Beatriz Paez says in the new video she released. [ more › ]

Quake map puts new attention on Oklahoma, fracking wastewater

Even in an area that was becoming accustomed to earthquakes, a 5.6 temblor near Prague, Okla., in 2011 stood out. The shaking was strong enough to destroy 14 homes, cause a highway to buckle and slightly injure two people.

In 99-seat tussle, don't lose sight: Common goal is a healthy theater scene

One of the unrecognized ironies of the whole Actors' Equity brouhaha is that the union representing actors seems to understand better than most that the Los Angeles theater scene cannot remain hostage to actors who want the freedom to use the stage as a sideline.

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