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Since 1881, the Los Angeles Times has served Southern California, garnering 41 Pulitzer Prizes and currently reaching a combined 4.1 million readers each week in print and online. The Times and KTLA — both owned by Tribune Co. — are media partners, sharing video and reporting. David Lazarus, the paper’s award-winning business columnist, can be seen on air during KTLA’s “Consumer Confidential” segment.

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  • A dog named 'Face' of the Alano Espanol breed sits behind the steering wheel of a parked car on Feb. 17, 2016 in Hamburg, Germany. (Credit: LUKAS SCHULZE/AFP/Getty Images)

    Gov. Brown Signs Bill Allowing People to Break Into Cars to Rescue Animals From Heat

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday signed into law a measure allowing Californians to break into vehicles to rescue animals if they appear to be in danger from excessive heat The bill by Assemblyman  Marc Steinorth (R-Rancho Cucamonga), Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles) and others was introduced after a series of incidents in which dogs died after being left in closed cars on hot days. “We’re very excited about the lives this new law will save,” Steinorth said in a statement Saturday […]

  • A view inside Camp Scott, a juvenile facility run by the Los Angeles County Probation Department in Santa Clarita. (Credit: Barbara Davidson / Los AngelesTimes)

    L.A. County Promoted More Than 50 Probation Workers With Discipline Problems Including Mistreatment of Children, Off-Duty DUIs

    More than 50 employees working inside Los Angeles County’s juvenile lockups received promotions despite a history of disciplinary problems or criminal arrests under a deal county leaders quietly cut earlier this year. The workers had previously been denied promotion for actions ranging from mistreatment of children in custody to off-duty drunk driving. The rules were part of a larger effort to reform the Probation Department, which has faced years of scrutiny for mistreatment of children and spent a decade under […]

  • Victoria GeVoian, executive officer of the Institute of Mentalphysics, walks through part of the 400-acre desert landscape used for meditation and group retreats. (Credit: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)

    Battle Over a Rock Fest That Joshua Tree Locals Say Will Rattle Wildlife and the Desert Town’s Chill Vibe

    This desert landscape has long been an enclave of nature lovers, artists, seekers and misfits of every stripe, drawn as if by a magnetic vortex to its otherworldly landscape of weather-sculpted rocks and forests of the spindly icon for which the reputedly chill town is named. In recent months, though, Joshua Tree’s peace has been shattered by a debate over a neighbors have been at each other’s throats over a local meditation retreat’s plan to jump on the desert music […]

  • An image shows how the full moon will appear on Christmas 2015. (Credit: NASA/Goddard/Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter)

    The Moon, Big Tides Could Be Trigger for Big Earthquakes, Researchers Say

    It’s one of the most enduring mysteries in earthquake science: Why do small earthquakes stay small, while others grow into monsters? A group of researchers offered a partial, but tantalizing answer this month: The moon and big tides. The scientists zeroed in on times of high tidal stress, which can occur twice a month, during the full moon and new moon. During these moments, high tides are at their highest — flooding the tallest reaches of a beach — and […]

  • Actor Bill Nunn attends the premiere of "Spider-Man" April 29, 2002 in Westwood. (Credit: Robert Mora/Getty Images)

    Actor Bill Nunn, Known for ‘Spider-Man’ and ‘Do the Right Thing,’ Dies at 63

    Bill Nunn, a character actor best known for his portrayal of Radio Raheem in director Spike Lee’s 1989 film “Do the Right Thing,” has died. He was 63. Nunn’s wife, Donna, confirmed his death to the Associated Press and said he had been battling cancer. Word of his death first arrived via Instagram and Facebook posts from Lee, who also worked with Nunn on the 1988 film “School Daze,” one of the actor’s his earliest screen appearances. Lee wrote that “his dear friend,” a classmate at […]

  • The Santa Ana Public Library is shown in a Google Maps image on Sept. 24, 2016.

    Santa Ana’s Library Becoming Unofficial Shelter for Homeless as Population Rises

    Haley Flores grew up poring over history books at the Santa Ana Public Library while her little brothers built up their vocabulary there and read tales about alien attacks and outer space. But a visit to the downtown library has become, on many days, a walk through a gantlet of misery: Homeless men and women sleep in the lawn while others plead with visitors for change. Inside the building, signs warned people to avoid restrooms where some homeless use sinks […]

  • Beong Kwun Cho breaks down while addressing the court at his sentencing hearing in September 2016. (Credit: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

    Anaheim Man Who Said He Killed Childhood Friend After Being Asked Sentenced to 10 Years

    At his murder trial this summer, Beong Kwun Cho claimed he was doing his childhood friend a favor when he shot him in the back of his head on the side of a deserted street in Anaheim. Cho, 57, tearfully testified in his own defense, saying his friend of four decades, Yeon Woo Lee, wanted to commit suicide and had asked him to pull the trigger. His friend, Cho said, had orchestrated a plot to make his death look like a botched robbery, wanting his family to […]

  • Daniel Wozniak sits in court in Santa Ana on Sept. 23, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Convicted Murderer Daniel Wozniak Sentenced to Death in Slaying of Neighbor, Neighbor’s Friend

    Convicted double-murderer Daniel Wozniak looked toward the front of the Santa Ana courtroom, his expression void of emotion as an Orange County Superior Court judge on Friday affirmed his death sentence. The courtroom fell silent. The victims’ family and friends wiped away tears as Judge John Conley sentenced the former Costa Mesa community actor, 32, to death for killing Irvine resident Juri “Julie” Kibuishi, 23, and her Army veteran friend Samuel Herr, 26. A jury had recommended in January that […]

  • A Delta Airlines airplane takes off from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, August 15, 2016 (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

    World’s Airlines to Pocket Record $39 Billion in Profits, Officials Say

    Noted investor Warren Buffett once warned that investing in airlines was “a death trap.” He may be rethinking his view on the airline industry now that the trade group for the world’s carriers has predicted that the industry will pocket a record $39.4 billion this year. Alexandre de Juniac, director-general of the International Air Transport Assn., told a gathering in Singapore on Thursday that the $39.4 billion in net profit for 2016 represents the second year in a row that the industry will generate a […]