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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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  • Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Marc Antrim is seen in an undated photo provided to the Los Angeles Times by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of California.

    L.A. County Sheriff’s Deputy to Plead Guilty in Marijuana Warehouse Heist: Federal Prosecutors

    A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy has agreed to plead guilty to federal charges arising from an audacious heist at a marijuana warehouse. In a plea agreement he signed this month, Deputy Marc Antrim admitted to the elaborate ruse in which he and a team of accomplices posed as narcotics deputies on a legitimate raid in order to steal more than half a ton of marijuana and safes filled with cash. Antrim, a patrol deputy in the sheriff’s Temple City […]

  • Orange County sheriff's officials appear in an undated photo. (Credit: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)

    O.C. Sheriff’s Union Joins Other Agencies in Seeking to Block Release of Internal Police Records Under New State Law

    A landmark attempt to open up records of police use of force and misconduct in California has turned into a broad legal battle as law enforcement unions across the state have gone to court to stop the release of some of the documents. An Orange County judge on Thursday issued a temporary restraining order to block the Sheriff’s Department from disclosing records from incidents that took place before Jan. 1, when the transparency law went into effect. Like other unions, […]

  • ‘Build the Wall’: LAUSD Employee Removed From School After Video Shows Her Yelling at Striking Teachers

    A Los Angeles Unified employee working at South Gate Middle School during the teachers’ strike was removed from the school after she shouted, “Build the wall!” at picketers. The district said it was investigating the incident, which went viral when a video was posted on Facebook. “This behavior is inexcusable and directly contradicts the mission and values of @LASchools,” said a district tweet Wednesday. LAUSD spokeswoman Shannon Haber would not identify the employee or say what her job was. The video begins […]

  • Roxana Duenas, a Boyle Heights teacher of history and ethnic studies, stands before an image of her face that's been widely circulated across "Stand with LA Teachers" posters during the strike in January 2019. (Credit: Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times)

    The Face of the L.A. Teachers Strike Is This Boyle Heights Native and Instructor of History and Ethnic Studies

    Roxana Dueñas is the face of the Los Angeles teachers’ strike. Her image is plastered on billboards, classroom walls and the United Teachers Los Angeles website. It graced a full-page advertisement published earlier this month in the Los Angeles Times, which sometimes shows up on the paper’s website. The history and ethnic studies teacher is pictured head-on, her face framed by large glasses, her dark hair parted to one side. She looks confident, determined. She tells people to “Stand with […]

  • A 3.5 earthquake struck near downtown Oakland on Jan. 17, 2019. (Credit: U.S. Geological Survey)

    Bay Area Wakes to Earthquake for Second Straight Morning

    On the 25th anniversary of the Northridge earthquake, the second temblor in two days has woken up the Bay Area, with the last seismic event a magnitude 3.5 centered in the Oakland-Berkeley Hills. The latest temblor struck at 6:11 a.m., with an epicenter less than a mile west of the western edge of the Caldecott Tunnel — about 2 miles southeast of the UC Berkeley campus and 4 miles northeast of downtown Oakland. An earlier quake, a magnitude 3.4, hit […]

  • Kehl Tonga, a supervisor for Cal-Quake Construction, adds cement to the base of a steel moment frame, installed to retrofit the flimsy first story of an apartment building in Hollywood in this undated photo. (Credit: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)

    Despite Threat of Big Earthquake, Many Cities Ignore the Danger

    The Northridge earthquake that hit 25 years ago offered alarming evidence of how vulnerable many types of buildings are to collapse from major shaking. It toppled hundreds of apartments, smashed brittle concrete structures and tore apart brick buildings. Since then, some cities have taken significant steps to make those buildings safer by requiring costly retrofitting aimed at protecting those inside and preserving the housing supply. But many others have ignored the seismic threat. And that has created an uneven landscape […]

  • Students pose after walking the picket line with their teachers and parents on the third day of the teachers' strike, Jan. 16, 2019, in Los Angeles.(Credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

    Day 3 of L.A. Teachers’ Strike: Even Lower School Attendance and No Talks

    Tensions remained high between the teachers union and Los Angeles Unified School District officials as the first Los Angeles teachers’ strike in 30 years continued into its third day Wednesday with no resolution in sight. United Teachers Los Angeles President Alex Caputo-Pearl repeatedly called Supt. Austin Beutner a liar during an early morning news conference. He also accused Beutner of sending mixed messages about whether students who missed school during the strike would be punished. “He is trying to create […]

  • Jonathan Martin, center, walks after a court hearing sometime in 2018 after being charged with making criminal threats involving his high school, Harvard-Westlake. (Credit: Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)

    Ex-NFL Player Jonathan Martin Can Stand Trial for Criminal Threats Charges Involving Harvard-Westlake School, Judge Rules

    A judge Wednesday ruled there is enough evidence for a former NFL player to stand trial on charges he made criminal threats online last year by posting an image of a shotgun and a reference to Harvard-Westlake, where he went to high school. Jonathan Martin, a former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman, was charged in March with four felony counts of making criminal threats — one for each of the people he tagged in an Instagram post that included an image […]

  • Assembly member Buffy Wicks holds her child during a swearing-in ceremony. (Credit: California State Assembly Democratic Caucus)

    California Candidates, Elected Officials Could Use Campaign Funds to Pay for Child Care Under New Bill

    A group of California legislators want to make it easier for parents of young children to run for office by allowing candidates and elected officials to use campaign funds to pay for child care. The Democratic lawmakers said Wednesday that the change would encourage more women to run for elected office, potentially boosting gender parity in the state Legislature and in local governments across California. “When you are thinking about running for office, the first thing that comes to mind […]