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A powerful storm moving through the Antelope Valley on Wednesday triggered a flash flood warning for those living in the Sand fire burn area. The National Weather Service issued the warning about
Occidental College is nine miles from USC. In football terms, the schools are galaxies apart. Somehow, quarterback Bryan Scott bridged that divide. The four-year starter from Occidental handled th
Essential Politics: Gov. Jerry Brown visits Washington, D.C., Schwarzenegger blasts Trump's approval ratings March 22, 2017, 7:46 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California poli
The Rams added a former USC receiver to the roster when they signed free-agent Robert Woods, the Trojans’ all-time receptions leader. Could they add another in next month’s NFL draft? USC’s JuJu S
The drought is over in Silver Lake — at least, at its picturesque reservoir. Los Angeles Department of Water and Power officials announced Wednesday that the popular Silver Lake Reservoir — which
Essential Education: Cal State to vote today on tuition hike March 22, 2017, 7:25 p.m. Welcome to Essential Education, our daily look at education in California and beyond. Here's the latest:Cal S
Andrelton Simmons loved everything about his second World Baseball Classic, except for the logistics. Between Feb. 28 and Monday, he and the Netherlands’ contingent traveled from Seoul to Tokyo to
Brandon Ingram wasn’t among the players who lacked energy and effort at the beginning of the Lakers’ 133-109 loss to the Clippers on Tuesday night. But he was part of a starting lineup that did as
The parents of a 9-year-old boy who was shot in the head in their Phoenix home put off calling 911 as they cleaned up evidence in multiple rooms of the house, police said Wednesday, calling it a c
Hey, hot take machines: chill out and enjoy the ballgame. Or, if you want to chew on some intriguing comments, at least check out what Adam Jones said. Lay off Ian Kinsler, who said nothing contro
More than five weeks after erosion damage at Lake Oroville forced residents to flee to high ground, the Butte County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday announced it had lifted an evacuation advisory. M
Essential Politics: Gov. Jerry Brown visits Washington, D.C., Schwarzenegger blasts Trump's approval ratings March 22, 2017, 6:43 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California poli
Defending champion Jason Day lasted only six holes at the Dell Technologies Match Play until a heavy heart forced an early departure. Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth might not be far behind. The
If the first CW television crossover between “The Flash” and “Supergirl” back in March of 2016 sparked the superhero friendship, Tuesday night’s musical revue cemented it with tap shoes. Watching
San Francisco prosecutors have charged the owner of a vintage clothing store with attempting to sell coats and other items made of endangered species, including jaguar and snow leopard. Dist. Atty
UCLA Coach John Savage went to watch his future pitcher, Valencia's Chase Farrell, on Wednesday in a Foothill League game against Canyon, and Farrell responded by throwing a no-hitter in a 10-0 vi
Essential Education: Cal State to vote today on tuition hike March 22, 2017, 5:56 p.m. Welcome to Essential Education, our daily look at education in California and beyond. Here's the latest:Cal S
Two teenage sisters fleeing Guatemala became so desperately lost trekking across the Texas desert that when they saw a U.S. Customs and Border Protection truck, they waved for help. But the sister
Essential Politics: Gov. Jerry Brown visits Washington, D.C., Schwarzenegger blasts Trump's approval ratings March 22, 2017, 6:43 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California poli
The official list of candidates seeking to replace former Rep. Xavier Becerra in Congress includes 23 candidates who will appear on the ballot and another candidate who has qualified as a write-in
Virgin America, the California-based carrier with the blue mood lighting and high-tech entertainment system, will be fully absorbed by Alaska Airlines by the end of 2019 as Alaska strives to becom
The house specialty at the Piglet Friendly Cafe is chopped chicken with carrots, broccoli and egg — with no MSG. The most common drink order is water in a bowl. No need for manners here or even ut
New revelations rock House investigation into Russian meddling in 2016 campaign March 22, 2017, 4:34 p.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: Trump transition t
Google’s advertising machine is under siege. Two of the nation’s biggest ad buyers and several other major companies announced Wednesday their intention to halt or reduce deals with Google over co
The final day of Judge Neil M. Gorsuch’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee got off to an awkward start Wednesday when the Supreme Court unanimously overruled the foundation of one of
Doctors have tied a superbug outbreak at a foreign health facility to a medical scope that Olympus modified last year in an attempt to reduce its risk of spreading bacteria between patients. Five
U.S. intelligence agencies inadvertently intercepted communications involving the Trump transition team late last year, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said Wednesday, a disclosur
Global movie box office revenue growth slowed last year as international receipts declined for the first time in 12 years, reflecting a cooling in China’s once-red-hot film market, according to a
The tension has been gnawing at Jim Leyland. He cannot simply play his best nine every day, or let his starting pitcher remain in the game as long as he is effective. He has to balance playing tim
Ex-Tory MP Charles Hendry has joined the boards of Independent Oil and Gas and its major stakeholder London Oil and Gas, on top of his existing role as an advisor to international oil giant Vitol.
President Trump and House Speaker Paul D. Ryan are staring at a moment that could define or derail their tenures, with the vote on the GOP measure to repeal and replace Obamacare approaching and t
Ojai Nordhoff Principal Greg Bayless has removed three players from the baseball team after two of the players "used the letters of their NHS jerseys to spell out" a racial slur and another took a
Is it an album or a mixtape? Such was the question when Drake released “More Life,” a collection of new music billed as a “playlist,” last weekend. Presented by October Firm, the team of Drake and
As representatives from more than 60 nations gathered here to share strategies on defeating Islamic State, U.S. helicopters ferried hundreds of Syrian fighters into a battle Wednesday in southern
A lone assailant struck at the heart of London on Wednesday, mowing down pedestrians with a car and then fatally stabbing a police officer outside Britain’s Houses of Parliament in an apparent ter
For Samuel Beckett, it was never words and music, no matter that they were personified in his 1962 radio play, “Words and Music.” It was ever words are music. Reputed to have been a fine musician
If you’ve ever been torn between spending your Friday night at a comedy show or a concert, or if you’ve binge-watched Jimmy Fallon’s lip-sync battle segments wishing the stars were actually singin
On Thursday, House Republicans and President Trump face their first big test since the election that put the GOP in complete control of the federal government. The House will be voting on a bill t
Ex-Tory MP Charles Hendry has joined the boards of Independent Oil and Gas and its major stakeholder London Oil and Gas, on top of his existing role as an advisor to international oil giant Vitol.
Just weeks after Kraft Heinz was shown the door by Unilever, the Dutch paints and chemical giant Akzo Nobel is under siege from US rival PPG with an offer that values the group at £19.4bn.
The dinosaur family tree may need to be radically rewritten — and even uprooted and replanted elsewhere, a new analysis of about 75 different species shows. The findings, published in the journal
A unanimous Supreme Court strengthened the rights of nearly 7 million schoolchildren with disabilities Wednesday, and did so by rejecting a lower standard set by Judge Neil Gorsuch. The ruling, on
The low-cost chain, which has 73 stores and 64 concessions in the UK, faced rising costs after the fall in the pound since the Brexit vote. It pays for most of its shoes in dollars.
Bannister picked up a £700k base salary in 2016, along with £16k in benefits such as a car allowance and £123k towards his pension, plus £1.1m under the company’s long-term bonus plan.
David Ritchie resigned as chief executive of the struggling firm on January 9 following a shock profits warning and stinging criticism over the quality of its new homes.
PPG, which makes decorative paints and coatings, has made a second offer for Dutch paint producer Akzo Nobel – owner of former UK industrial powerhouse ICI – valuing it at £19.4bn.
The company, which had a £1bn takeover offer knocked back by Bovis early this month, said it is on course to make profits of 'at least £306m' in the year to the end of June.
The European Commission is expected to announce its opinion on the £21bn tie-up between LSE and Frankfurt-based Deutsche Boerse before the end of the week.
Conn, 54, was paid £4.1m last year compared to £3m a year earlier – as Centrica refused to hike dividends. It comes days after Prime Minister Theresa May said the energy market was ‘not working as i
Most recent incumbents are former M&S chairman Lord Myners and ex-Blackstone chair Sir David Verey. It’s two days work a month and unpaid, so George ‘six jobs’ Osborne won’t be interested.
After a shaky start, U.S. stocks finished mostly higher Wednesday as technology and industrial companies rose. Banks fell with interest rates as the market came off its biggest loss in five months
New revelations rock House investigation into Russian meddling in 2016 campaign March 22, 2017, 2:42 p.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: Trump transition t
New revelations rock House investigation into Russian meddling in 2016 campaign March 22, 2017, 2:42 p.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: Trump transition t
A former San Bruno firefighter was arrested this week on suspicion of stealing more than $25,000 from the firefighter’s union annual toy drive for low income families, police said. Holly Kaye Nels
As House Republicans move toward a vote to roll back the Affordable Care Act, nearly every major organization representing patients and doctors now opposes the legislation. The American Cancer Soc
Major American brands, including AT&T and Verizon, are reportedly pulling advertising from Google and its YouTube division in response to a growing scandal over extremist videos hosted by the Inte
An executive at Sears and Kmart’s parent company said the distressed retailer remains “a viable business” even though it had warned regulators “substantial doubt exists” that it could keep its doo
New revelations rock House investigation into Russian meddling in 2016 campaign March 22, 2017, 2:42 p.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: Trump transition t
Junior point guard Spencer Freedman of Mater Dei has been selected the MVP of the Trinity League. Freedman helped the Monarchs win the Trinity League championship and reach the Open Division final
The questions started pouring in immediately. Am I at risk of being detained even though I haven’t committed any offenses? What should I say to ICE if they ask me about where I was born? Will mass
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