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  • Miyuki Harwood is seen in a photo released by the Fresno County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's officials said Harwood had been injured and stayed in the same area during the course of the nine days, without food, surviving on water she filtered from a nearby lake.

    Missing Hiker, 62, Found After 9 Days in Sierra National Forest; Survived Without Any Food

    A hiker who had been missing for nine days in the Sierra National Forest was found Saturday, injured but alive. Miyuki Harwood, 62, had become separated from a group of hikers on a Sierra Club outing on Aug. 20, prompting a massive, multiagency search. Members of the Fresno County sheriff’s search-and-rescue team found Harwood on Saturday morning in an area east of Courtwright Reservoir after she heard rescuers in the area and blew a whistle to get their attention, sheriff’s […]

  • 'Django Unchained' actress Daniele Watts claims she was handcuffed for showing public affection in Studio City on Sept. 11, 2014. (Credit: Brian James Lucas)

    ‘Django Unchained’ Actress Sentenced to Community Service After Judge Calls Her Apology to LAPD ‘Insincere’

    When an actress and her boyfriend pleaded no contest to charges stemming from an arrest last fall, there was a catch: They had to apologize to the Los Angeles police officers they accused of mistreating the actress because of her race. Three months later, Daniele Watts — best known for her appearance in “Django Unchained” — and chef Brian James Lucas presented the judge with an apology letter that raised eyebrows. Watts said the sergeant involved in the encounter provoked her, describing […]

  • An artist's rendering of downtown Los Angeles during the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. (Credit: LA24)

    L.A. City Council Again Pushes Pause Button on Olympic Bid Commitment

    A few weeks ago, it seemed a foregone conclusion that Los Angeles would bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics. A team assembled by Mayor Eric Garcetti worked quietly behind the scenes, putting the finishing touches on a $4.5-billion plan and negotiating terms of the proposal with the U.S. Olympic Committee. Now, the process has been pulled into the public spotlight and the road to the Games has become a little bumpier. On Friday, Los Angeles City Council members once again […]

  • The Los Angeles River as it runs near the city of Vernon. (Credit: Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times)

    A ‘Linear Central Park’: Frank Gehry’s L.A. River Plan Takes Shape

    Partners in the firm of renowned architect Frank Gehry publicly unveiled on Friday the first steps they have taken toward what appears to be a comprehensive redesign of the Los Angeles River. They said the project could include a reengineering of the river to improve water reclamation and an overarching scheme for parkland, real estate development and bicycle and pedestrian paths along the waterway’s 52 miles. In the architects’ briefing with reporters, the contours of Gehry’s so-far mysterious vision of […]

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    Thousands of Tiny Red Crabs in Ocean Off of Channel Islands Is Sign of Strengthening El Niño

    Researchers may have found another telltale sign that the strengthening El Niño will be Godzilla-like. On an Aug. 15 trip, sea lion biologist Jeff Harris filmed tens of thousands of tiny red crabs in the ocean at Point Bennett off San Miguel Island in Santa Barbara County. As he sat in a raft and paddled through the warm water, Harris shot video of the creatures bobbing in kelp and interacting with a northern fur seal. More surprising, however, was that […]

  • Fans cheer Odesza at the HARD Summer Music Festival in Pomona on Aug. 1, 2015. (Credit: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

    Drug-Related Deaths of 2 Young Women at HARD Summer Music Festival Prompt Concert Changes, Cancellation

    After the drug-related deaths of two young women at this year’s HARD Summer music festival at the Pomona Fairplex, festival organizers Live Nation and L.A. County officials announced one concert cancellation and a significant downscaling of another future event. County Supervisor Hilda Solis said in a statement that, following a previous motion that could have led to banning dance music events on county property, the county and Live Nation agreed to a litany of changes to upcoming HARD events and will study […]

  • An artist's rendering of downtown Los Angeles during the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. (Credit: LA24)

    Olympic Village May ‘Significantly Exceed’ $1-Billion Cost Estimate: City Analysts

    A new report from city analysts raises concerns about Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s plan to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, pointing to missing budgetary details and questioning the feasibility and cost of building a downtown Olympic village for 17,000 athletes. On the eve of the Los Angeles City Council’s first meetings to discuss the city’s Olympic bid, the report issued jointly Thursday night by City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana and Chief Legislative Analyst Sharon Tso urges further study of […]

  • A bison is seen in a file photo. (Credit: anyjazz65/Flickr via Creative Commons)

    Man Gored by Bison on Catalina Island Survived Attack by Playing Dead

    Bleeding and flat on the ground, Chris Baker tried to play dead in hopes the huge bison that had just gored him would lose interest and wander off. The animal sniffed, snorted and stood over Baker before finally trotting off. Baker pulled himself to his feet and staggered along a trail near Tower Peak on Catalina Island, looking for help. He eventually ran into three off-duty firefighters who called paramedics. Baker, 43, was later airlifted to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, where […]

  • Calabasas High School hired former University of Tennessee quarterback Casey Clausen to head its struggling football program in 2013. Since then, transfers have soared. (Credit: Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times)

    Calabasas High School Football Program’s Transfer Rate Raises Questions

    Calabasas High School had not made the playoffs in more than a decade. It didn’t win a single game two years ago. Local football talent bled out to other teams despite the campus’ high academic performance. But the Coyotes began turning heads in December 2013 after the school hired a new coach — former University of Tennessee quarterback Casey Clausen. Since Clausen’s arrival, the school, located in one of the most affluent areas in the state, has seen an influx of […]