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Curator Paul Schimmel Is Out At Hauser Wirth & Schimmel

The former MOCA curator is a major player in the Southern California art world. [ more › ]

ICYMI: NBA Logos Reimagined For Black History Month

Plus, the S.F. perspective on Michael Weinstein, the Pope is fine with you being an atheist, Ben Affleck and Matt Damon's 1997 Oscar speech, and more! [ more › ]

Man wanted in triple slaying of Sacramento pastor and her two grandsons is arrested in Mississippi

A suspect in the deaths of a California pastor and her two adult grandsons has been arrested in Mississippi. Media outlets report 52-year-old Jerod Michael Watson was arrested Friday in Biloxi, Miss., on panhandling charges. Watson is wanted for the slayings of Christine Lucas, 68; Marquise Brown,...

Come to Mass, President Trump, and meet some wonderful, terrified families

Jersey Vargas, 13, was just starting a long night of homework Wednesday when I asked how school was going. “Everything’s fine. Straight A’s,” said the Panorama City seventh-grader, who attends a magnet school and wants to go to Harvard or Yale one day. “But math is getting more difficult.” I hadn’t...

The Battle of L.A. turns 75: When a panicked city fought a Japanese invasion that never happened

This week marks the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Los Angeles, one of the scarier and more absurd moments in the city’s World War II efforts. Following the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor, war jitters swept the Southland. By February 1942, air-raid sirens, searchlights and antiaircraft...

Infant dies in car fire on southbound 5 Freeway in Tustin

A 3-month-old girl died in a car fire on the 5 Freeway Friday night in Tustin when the adults in the vehicle were unable to free her from a car seat, the CHP said. California Highway Patrol dispatcher Michael Corcoran said the Dodge Caravan hit debris in a southbound lane on Interstate 5 just north...

'Law & Order' creator suffers legal setback in fight to sell Central Coast groundwater

A Santa Barbara County Superior Court judge has dealt a blow to “Law & Order” creator Dick Wolf, tentatively siding with a local water supplier in a contentious, closely watched battle over precious Central Coast groundwater. Wolf’s 780-acre Slippery Rock Ranch is perched atop an aquifer in the...

Developers are finally taking interest in South L.A. Will Measure S kill those dreams?

For decades, residents of South L.A. felt as though the development boom reshaping parts of Los Angeles was passing them by. As developers erected looming towers in places such as downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood and the Westside, they largely avoided building on the vacant lots south of the 10...

From the Archives: 1966 Oscar win for Julie Christie

In “Darling,” Christie portrayed a model in London's swinging '60s. The movie received five Academy Award nominations, also winning the Best Original Screenplay and Best Costume Design Oscars. Julie Andrews had won the best actress Oscar in 1965 for "Mary Poppins," and was expected to win again...

From the Archives: An Eye for Style

During his press conference, Blackwell suggested an alternative pink gown, modeled on right. Mr. Blackwell, born Richard Sylvan Selzer, became a household name from the 1960s to the '80s with his finger-wagging fashion reports. In 1968, Mr. Blackwell described Broadway singer Carol Channing as...

Man pronounced dead at the Magic Castle in Hollywood

A man was pronounced dead Friday night at the Magic Castle, an exclusive private club in Hollywood that offers fine dining and magic shows. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the chateau-style building in the 7000 block of West Franklin Avenue about 7:25 p.m., agency spokeswoman Margaret...

Ex-L.A. Sheriff Lee Baca's retrial opens with focus on his close ties to disgraced aide

In their second attempt to convince a jury that former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca conspired to thwart the FBI from investigating abusive deputies in his jails, federal prosecutors on Friday focused on the lawman’s relationship with his then-second in command. Jurors in Baca’s first trial...

Sheriff's Department demands halt to Measure S mailers that mimic eviction notices

Lawyers representing the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department sent a letter Friday demanding that the backers of Measure S stop sending out mailers that mimic eviction notices. The campaign mailers, which landed in mailboxes this week, are emblazoned with the phrase “EVICTION NOTICE” under the...

'This happened in my city. I am responsible': San Jose mayor vows to fix alert issues in flooding

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo assumed responsibility Friday for failing to properly notify thousands of residents who were forced to flee as floodwaters inundated their neighborhoods this week. Days after widespread flooding in central San Jose triggered mandatory evacuations for 14,000 residents, Liccardo...

How Many Drama Pilots Were Directed By Women In 2017? One.

This year, 41 broadcast drama pilots are set to air. [ more › ]

Great white sharks spotted off two Orange County beaches; swimming ban in effect

Lifeguards warned swimmers and surfers to stay out of a stretch of ocean at two Orange County beaches Friday after a great white shark was spotted near the shore. A helicopter crew saw the 11- to 14-foot shark swimming 100 feet off Bolsa Chica State Beach about 10:40 a.m., according to Lt. Claude...

An inside, outside election season for L.A. teachers union

For Los Angeles teachers, the current political season packs a one-two punch. On Monday, ballots are counted to determine who will lead their union. Just over a week later, voters decide on three pivotal L.A. school board seats. Both results will be important not just for future negotiations over...

Will The Clippers Move To Inglewood?

Report says that Steve Ballmer and Stan Kroenke have had talks about the subject. [ more › ]

Lucille Conlin Horn, who began life in a Coney Island sideshow incubator, dies at 96

 Lucille Conlin Horn weighed barely 2 pounds when she was born, a perilous size for any infant, especially in 1920. Doctors told her parents to hold off on a funeral for her twin sister who had died at birth, expecting she too would soon be gone. But her life spanned nearly a century after her...

You Can Livestream UTA's Star-Studded Immigration Rally Here

Gavin Newsom, Jodie Foster, Michael J. Fox, and Reza Aslan are among the speakers. [ more › ]

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