As the nation celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf announced what she called a “historic deal,” which was (circle one): A) A win for civil disobedience. B) A big-hearted move
A mountain lion attacked a 3-year-old boy Monday afternoon at a wilderness park in Lake Forest in Orange County. Shortly after, a sheriff’s deputy killed a mountain lion in the vicinity. The child suffered
Two tuberculosis cases, one each at Southwestern College in Chula Vista and San Diego City College, have prompted a public health warning. Though the county health department said in a statement that two
Aminata Diagne sat cross-legged in a campus corridor staring up at the outlines of a new mural. “WE ARE WHAT WE DO REPEATEDLY,” it said in block letters. “EXCELLENCE IS NOT AN ACT BUT A HABIT.” The 27-year-old
The enchanted season is approaching at Crystal Cove State Park. Rick Boufford has watched brood after brood of common ravens tended closely by “his” birds, the ones he has called Gus and Lisa, Harold Maude,
Eric Reynolds was sleeping after a day supervising middle schoolers in Yosemite Valley when he was startled awake by the sound of someone pounding on his cabin door. “Mr. Reynolds!” one student said. roommate
A Southern California driver intentionally rammed a Toyota Prius with six teenage boys inside, killing three and injuring three others before fleeing, authorities said Monday. The Prius went off the road
Until recently, the city website for Los Angeles City Councilman John Lee described him as a graduate of Cal State Northridge, one of several schools he attended in the San Fernando Valley. But Lee stopped
For the last few months, Noel Alumit, a writer in Historic Filipinotown, has been adopting plants from Craigslist users, moved by the plaintive note in their appeals. I’ve been evicted, their posts begin.
Before sunrise one day in December, thieves sneaked into Anshu Pathak’s exotic meat farm in Riverside County and pulled off a singular heist. Someone cut away a section of fence. The evidence, Pathak suggests
When former California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris in 2015 launched a criminal investigation into corruption inside Orange County’s jails, local activists and attorneys hoped it would finally reveal the of
Free tuition at California public colleges helped the state prosper. There’s no reason it can’t again
It wouldn’t be “free college” for all — no one anywhere is proposing that — but a state university diploma could become more affordable for many California students. Under a new law, full-time community
For those who want to serve or celebrate on Monday’s King holiday, there are options across Los Angeles, including school and park cleanups and a parade. The annual Kingdom Day Parade will start at 10
Tijuana authorities found two more bodies beneath a dirt floor in a home where a missing Garden Grove couple was recently found buried, authorities said. Police were investigating the deaths of Jesus Guillen,
A gorilla was born at the Los Angeles Zoo this weekend, the first such birth in more than 20 years, officials announced. N’djia, a 25-year-old endangered western lowland gorilla, gave birth early Saturday.
San Diego State freshman Dylan Hernandez was determined to do well on a midterm exam in early November, telling one of his sisters he planned to stay sober at a fraternity party the night before the test.
An inmate at the Theo Lacy Facility in Orange died Saturday from injuries he suffered during a fight with another inmate last month, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department announced. Kirk Vernell Price,
A woman was fatally stabbed in Arlington Heights early Sunday, and another woman was taken into custody in connection with her death, Los Angeles police said. The victim, described only as a woman in early
As most Californians reach deeper into their pockets to pay higher gas taxes for road repairs, electric vehicle owners have been getting a free pass. Many will continue to benefit under a little-known
For the past two years, Louise Godbold has been living in a state of heightened tension. In interview after interview, the former commercial producer has shared what she said happened to her 29 years in
Column: A female mayor denounced the harassment she receives. Hours later, a man was arrested at her office
If you are a woman who is so bold as to inhabit a vaguely public stage, chances are high that you will be called a lot of things that can’t be printed in a family newspaper. And then some. It’s a truism
For all of their skill in the laboratory and classroom, scientists aren’t always great at imparting their ideas to the public, policymakers and donors. It’s a cultural thing. Historically, science — especially
Federal authorities moved Los Angeles attorney Michael Avenatti to New York on Friday ahead of a trial later this month on charges that he tried to extort more than $20 million from sports giant Nike,
Torrance police have arrested a 19-year-old woman on suspicion of brutally beating a 7-Eleven store clerk who remains hospitalized in a coma, authorities said. Jordyn Kolone of Harbor City was booked evening
As thousands of people gathered downtown for the fourth Women’s March, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles offered its own comment on the matter with a smaller procession that began at the city’s birthplace.
At a raucous town hall meeting in Cudahy on Friday night, hundreds of residents turned out to express their outrage over a Delta Air Lines jet that dumped 15,000 gallons of fuel over the working-class
Diminished in number but not in spirit, thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of downtown Los Angeles on Saturday to advocate for reproductive rights, immigration reform, environmental justice