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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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  • Pearl Pinson is seen in a photograph provided by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office on May 26, 2016.

    Pearl Pinson Abduction: Search Called Off in Remote Area for Missing Teen

    The mystery over the whereabouts of a missing 15-year-old Bay Area girl deepened after authorities called off an extensive search along the Russian River in Sonoma County. Pearl Pinson was abducted on Wednesday in Vallejo while walking to a school bus stop near her home. Authorities think Pearl is injured, based on witness accounts and evidence found at the scene of her abduction. The man who authorities believe kidnapped her was killed in a shootout with deputies. The Solano County […]

  • Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont speaks to supporters at an election rally in Ventura on May 26, 2016. (Credit: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

    Bernie Sanders Says California Primary Is the ‘Big Enchilada’

    Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday called California the “big enchilada” in his bid to overtake Hillary Clinton and claim the Democratic presidential nomination. Asked on NBC’s “Meet the Press” about his chances of winning, Sanders acknowledged that he needed to do very well in the June 7 primary. “What I want to do, and I think we can, is win California here, and win under the big vote, do very, very well in the other five states,” Sanders said. Moderator […]

  • The mural along Pacific Avenue has a message at the top reading “You Are Not Forgotten” and bears the names of 2,273 soldiers counted as either prisoners of war or missing in action in Vietnam.  The wall was vandalized ahead of Memorial Day. (Credit: KTLA)

    Veterans Memorial in Venice Vandalized: ‘It’s Sad and Shocking’

    In the week before Memorial Day, Venice residents noticed the frustratingly familiar sight of graffiti. But this time, the location was especially egregious: Vandals scrawled big, white letters over part of a mural memorializing Vietnam War veterans. “It’s sad and shocking,” said Venice Chamber of Commerce Vice President George Francisco. “Such ignorance and animosity.” The damage, he said, feels especially personal — his father was a Green Beret in Vietnam and did two combat tours. Click here to read the full story […]

  • Police move in to remove anti-Trump protesters during a protest rally outside  Donald Trump's event in San Diego on May 27. (Credit: Mark Ralston /AFP/ Getty Images)

    Donald Trump Praises San Diego Police for ‘Handling the Thugs’ Outside Rally

    San Diego police arrested 35 people Friday during protests that followed Donald Trump’s rally here, drawing praise from the presidential candidate on Twitter. “Fantastic job on handling the thugs who tried to disrupt our very peaceful and well attended rally. Greatly appreciated!” Trump wrote. At least 18 people received medical attention. San Diego police reported no property damage during the protests, which drew an estimated 1,000 people. In the Gaslamp Quarter, police declared an unlawful assembly because of violence about 4:40 p.m., […]

  • Pearl Pinson is seen in photos released by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office on May 26, 2016.

    Search for Missing Teen Pearl Pinson Enters Fourth Day, Stretching From Sonoma to Santa Barbara

    Law enforcement officials on Saturday will resume their search for a missing 15-year-old Bay Area girl along the rugged Sonoma County coast and in other parts of the state as frantic family members await word of her fate. Pearl Pinson was abducted on Wednesday in Vallejo while walking to a school bus stop near her home. Authorities think Pearl is injured, based on witness accounts and evidence found at the scene of her abduction. Her alleged assailant was killed in […]

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    Boy Killed by Truck in Newport Identified, Remembered as ‘Smart’ and ‘Sweet’

    The 8-year-old boy who was struck and killed by a trash truck Wednesday in Newport Beach was identified by authorities Friday as Brock McCann. Brock was a third-grader at Newport Heights Elementary School. He and his family attended St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church and lived not far from the intersection where Brock died, according to friends. Orange County coroner’s officials performed an autopsy Thursday and determined that Brock died as a result of vehicular blunt force trauma, said Supervising Deputy Coroner […]

  • Homeless people on skid row earlier this month. (Credit: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)

    L.A. to Convert Motel Units to 500 Apartments for Homeless Veterans

    The city of Los Angeles has approved a deal for nonprofit and private developers to convert “nuisance” motels into 500 permanent supportive apartments for homeless veterans. Officials called it a major step forward toward developing large-scale housing for hundreds of homeless veterans. Advocates say about 2,700 homeless veterans remain in the county, despite an intensive drive by local and federal officials.. Under the deal, developers will purchase underutilized, often run-down motels from private owners and convert them to efficiency apartments. The city’s housing authority will issue […]

  • All 14 victims of a deadly mass shooting in San Bernardino on Dec. 2, 2015, are pictured at a memorial. (Credit: KTLA)

    Coroner Releases Autopsies of San Bernardino Terror Victims: ‘The Room Was in Disarray’

    The scene inside the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino hours after the deadliest terrorist attack since 9/11 still had the hallmarks of the holiday festivities that brought the victims together and the bloodshed that followed. There was the Christmas tree in the corner. The holiday decorations that covered more than a dozen tables. But there were also the bodies and bullet holes. Ceiling tiles had been knocked down, bullets had pierced the walls, carpet and chairs. A Christmas stocking […]

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    California Billionaire Tom Steyer Launches Spanish-Language Ads Attacking Donald Trump

    California billionaire Tom Steyer stars in a new Spanish-language television commerical attacking presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. The advertisement, which Steyer’s group NextGen Climate Action is airing statewide ahead of California’s June 7 primary on Univision, Telemundo, and Spanish-language websites, features video clips of Trump calling immigrants from Mexico “rapists” and calling for a deportation force to send home those in the country illegally. Steyer, who is considering a run for California governor in 2018, then appears onscreen and […]