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'Focus' to top 'Fifty Shades of Grey,' 'Lazarus Effect'

Christian Grey has some competition at the domestic box office this weekend.

Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Storer home sale sets record

The Frank Lloyd Wright-designed John Storer Residence has sold in Hollywood Hills West.

After years of bouncing around, David Aardsma hopes to find home with Dodgers

He is baseball's ultimate leadoff hitter, it's definitive No. 1 starter, the first name penciled on history's all-time lineup card.

Dutch town residents staying indoors to escape aggressive owl

The latest attacks on innocent bystanders that have Dutch villagers cowering in their homes at night come not from armed extremists but from an unusually aggressive owl with a nearly 6-foot wingspan.

Climate change is the ultimate gentrifier

If you're really worried about gentrification, your best bet is tackling problems related to racial inequities and climate change vulnerability.

Fossil fuel interests donated millions to Clinton charities. Is this a problem?

ExxonMobil, Chevron, and Saudi Arabia have all given to the family’s groups. What are environmental groups saying about this?

Lindsay Davenport offers up home court as summer lease

Tennis champ Lindsay Davenport has put her home in Laguna Beach up for lease at $8,000 a month.

Thomas Keller does country club with his pop-up Napa restaurant Ad Lib

Thomas Keller has a new restaurant. But not for long. Think of it as a shooting star, crossing the Napa Valley firmament, briefly. How briefly is yet to be decided.

Sacramento homeowner urged to remove 'offensive' swastika display

Community leaders and lawmakers are pleading with a homeowner to remove flags bearing swastikas displayed outside his Northern California home, calling the display “offensive.”

Angels await decision regarding Josh Hamilton

Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto, Manager Mike Scioscia and players declined to discuss specifics of Josh Hamilton’s situation Thursday morning, but voiced concern and support for the veteran outfielder, who met with Major League Baseball officials the day before about a disciplinary...

Looking at how the Clippers are faring without Blake Griffin

The Clippers have been without their superstar power forward for seven games now, winning four of them.

SeaWorld attendance falls 4%; PETA attributes drop to 'Blackfish'

Attendance at SeaWorld Entertainment's parks dropped 4% in 2014, a decline that one animal rights group attributed to a public revolt against the parks following the release of the 2013 movie "Blackfish."

Who's more popular? Labrador retriever stays No. 1; L.A. loves bulldogs

If it is true that dogs are a reflection of their owners, then Angelenos are short, squat couch potatoes with wrinkled faces, who snore loudly and would rather watch TV than jog on the beach. 

What will a solar eclipse mean for solar power?

A total solar eclipse is headed for Europe on March 20. How is it going to affect the region's solar power?

Meet the invasives: We’ve got crabs, but maybe they’re not so bad

It's National Invasive Species Awareness Week. But are they really scary invaders, or exciting new neighbors? The choice is yours.

Man in possible murder-suicide 'was hurting,' Beverly Hills neighbor says

The man who died in a possible murder-suicide in Beverly Hills on Wednesday had been unhappy about his recent separation from his wife, a neighbor said Thursday.

Rockets Coach Kevin McHale says team was focused on beating Clippers

Entering Wednesday's game, the Clippers had won six straight over the Houston Rockets and 11 of their last 12 dating back to 2012.

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