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Recent Articles
  • Karen Pendleton, Original Mouseketeer Who Became Advocate for Disabled People, Dies at 73

    It was the height of the baby boomer era when Karen Pendleton and the rest of the Mouseketeers came bounding into living rooms across American, a troupe of bubbly, overly exuberant teens and pre-teens who danced and sang and reminded viewers to make good choices in life. “The Mickey Mouse Club” was must-watch TV in the 1950s with the after-school set, led along by host Jimmie Dodd and the rock star of Mouseketeers, Annette Funicello — 60 minutes of wholesomeness […]

  • A Metro Gold Line train is seen in a file photo. (Credit: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

    Metro L.A. Rail to Long Beach to Reopen Soon But Won’t Be Called the Blue Line

    The oldest light-rail line in Los Angeles County will reopen next month with a new look and a new name. Portions of the 22-mile Blue Line have been closed since the end of January, when the Metropolitan Transportation Authority began a $350-million renovation. When the train between Long Beach and downtown L.A. reopens Nov. 2, it will be called the A Line — the first of Metro’s rail routes to be rechristened under a naming policy approved last year. With […]

  • Wendy Williams is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Oct. 17, 2019. (Credit: David Livingston / Getty Images)

    Wendy Williams Tears up as She’s Honored With Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

    Wendy Williams received the 2,677th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, joined by Jack Abernethy, CEO of Fox TV stations, radio host Elvis Duran, Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell and others who assembled on Hollywood Boulevard to celebrate the veteran TV host. “If I don’t laugh, I’ll cry, so I’ll keep it light and laughter-y,” Williams said as she took the podium to accept her honor, choking back tears all the same. “Jack and Elvis and […]

  • A Los Angeles Police Department cruiser is shown in a file photo from 2015. (Credit: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

    2 Veteran LAPD Officers Face Assault, Battery Charges in Off-Duty Incident at Restaurant

    Two Los Angeles police officers face criminal charges over an off-duty incident at a restaurant last October. Prosecutors charged Officer Juan Zendejas, 47, with one felony count each of battery with serious bodily injury and assault by means of force likely to produce great bodily injury, with an allegation that he personally inflicted great bodily injury upon the victim, according to a statement from Shiara Davila-Morales, spokeswoman for Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey. Zendejas pleaded not guilty late […]

  • Douglas Hodge in seen in 2015. (Credit: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)

    Ex-CEO of PIMCO, a Laguna Beach Resident, to Plead Guilty in College Admissions Scam

    Douglas Hodge, the former chief executive of investment giant PIMCO, is expected to plead guilty to an indictment charging him with conspiracy to commit fraud and money laundering, federal prosecutors in Boston said Thursday. The expected plea is the latest sign that some of the parents who have so far maintained their innocence in the college admissions scandal may be caving after months of legal wrangling and public scorn. Hodge, a resident of Laguna Beach, is accused of paying a […]

  • A pharmacy technician grabs a bottle of drugs off a shelve at the central pharmacy of Intermountain Heathcare on Sept. 10, 2018, in Midvale, Utah. (Credit: George Frey/Getty Images)

    New California Pharmacists Outraged After Cheating Scandal Upends Licensing Exam Results

    Cheating, protests and outrage have upended the otherwise buttoned-up world of pharmacy in California. California officials have invalidated more than 1,000 pharmacists’ test scores because of cheating on a state exam, a move that has caused an uproar among pharmacists who say they have lost wages and job opportunities as a result of what they see as the board’s unfair decision. Layla Mina, 28, of Anaheim said she lost a job offer to be a pharmacist at CVS because she […]

  • The U.S.-Mexico border near El Chaparral port of entry at the Tijuana River is seen on February 13, 2017. (Credit: GUILLERMO ARIAS/AFP/Getty Images)

    Body Clogs Tijuana River Pumps, Causing 14.5M Gallons of Sewage-Tainted Water to Spill Into U.S.

     Federal officials said Tuesday that a body had clogged the pumps in the Tijuana River intended to prevent polluted water from flowing into the United States. As a result, about 14.5 million gallons of polluted water spilled over the border into the U.S. from Saturday night through Monday, according to the U.S. section of the International Boundary and Water Commission. The flows were a mix of treated and untreated wastewater. A cleanup crew in Tijuana discovered the body Sunday morning […]

  • Ed Buck appears at his arraignment in L.A. County court in downtown L.A. on Sept. 19, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Despite Ed Buck’s Abrasive Behavior, Politicians Still Took His Money

    West Hollywood City Councilman John Duran said Ed Buck once hung an effigy of him in a park. Some municipal employees said they refused to meet alone with him, and he unnerved two political foes so much at council meetings that sheriff’s deputies accompanied them to their cars afterward. Still, for years, Buck was a fixture in West Hollywood, where he donated to all but one of the current City Council members, enmeshed himself in local activist groups and ran, […]

  • The Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica Pier.(Credit: Carolina A. Miranda/Los Angeles Times)

    1 Wounded in Shooting at Santa Monica Pier

    One person was taken to the hospital Wednesday evening with a non-life-threatening leg injury after they were shot in a parking lot of the Santa Monica Pier. The Santa Monica Police Department was investigating the shooting and said in a tweet that it would release further information as it becomes available. No other information was provided. The pier and parking lot where the shooting occurred remain open. Read the full story on LATimes.com.

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