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  • Some San Bernardino victims feel left alone

    Mourning and memories one year after San Bernardino terrorist attack Dec. 2, 2016, 11:56 a.m. San Bernardino on Friday marked the first anniversary of a terrorist attack that left 14 dead with a variety of services and remembrances. The city is sponsoring a “Night of Remembrance” at 6:30 p.m. at...

  • Mourning and memories one year after San Bernardino terrorist attack

    Mourning and memories one year after San Bernardino terrorist attack Dec. 2, 2016, 11:56 a.m. San Bernardino on Friday marked the first anniversary of a terrorist attack that left 14 dead with a variety of services and remembrances. The city is sponsoring a “Night of Remembrance” at 6:30 p.m. at...

  • The Rolling Stones' new blues album is an amplified death wheeze. And it rules

    The Rolling Stones' new blues album is an amplified death wheeze. And it rules

    The Rolling Stones claim they made their new blues album in three days — which is remarkable since it sounds like they couldn’t have spent more than two. Easily their rawest recording in decades, “Blue & Lonesome” finds the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers happily reconnecting with the unvarnished...

  • Preparing for memorial

    Mourning and memories one year after San Bernardino terrorist attack Dec. 2, 2016, 11:56 a.m. San Bernardino on Friday marked the first anniversary of a terrorist attack that left 14 dead with a variety of services and remembrances. The city is sponsoring a “Night of Remembrance” at 6:30 p.m. at...

  • Billionaires and generals as the transition takes shape

    Billionaires and generals as the transition takes shape

    Donald Trump is now a bit more than three weeks into the most unexpected presidential transition in decades, and a few patterns have emerged: The president-elect likes to keep people guessing. He has a fondness for peers from the ranks of the super-wealthy. And he has gravitated toward Cabinet...

  • New movie reviews: 'Jackie,' 'Miss Sloane,' 'Lion' and more

    New movie reviews: 'Jackie,' 'Miss Sloane,' 'Lion' and more

    Today in Entertainment: 'La La Land' gets love from critics groups, 'Jackie' is a transfixing biopic Dec. 2, 2016, noon Here's what's new and interesting in the world of entertainment and the arts today:Is J. Cole talking about Kanye West on his new track 'False Prophets'?'Jackie' is a transfixing...

  • Chilly 60 mph Santa Ana winds expected to get even stronger and howl through L.A. County

    Chilly 60 mph Santa Ana winds expected to get even stronger and howl through L.A. County

    As cold Santa Ana gusts reached 60 mph by early Friday in the Los Angeles County mountains, forecasters warned this was just a preview for a more powerful wind event. Strong Santa Ana winds will howl through L.A. and Ventura counties on Friday and Saturday, with gusts expected to reach 80 mph,...

  • AT&T's data-free TV offer poses a net neutrality problem

    AT&T's data-free TV offer poses a net neutrality problem

    AT&T Wireless recently offered its customers a compelling freebie: If they subscribe to DirecTV, the satellite TV service that AT&T acquired in 2015, or DirecTV's new slimmed-down online offering, they can watch an unlimited amount of TV on their mobile devices without using up any of their monthly...

  • Letters: Viewing films in the aftermath of a Trump victory

      Election’s film effects Regarding “A New Lens: In the Wake of Donald Trump’s Victory, Some Movies Suddenly Play Very Differently Than They Did Before” [Nov. 29]. This substantial article is delicious reading and informative simultaneously. Rick Edelstein Bedford ::: Another day, another absurd,...

  • Lawsuits seek to block or halt Wisconsin and Michigan recounts

    Lawsuits seek to block or halt Wisconsin and Michigan recounts

    Supporters of Republican Donald Trump filed a federal lawsuit trying to halt Wisconsin's ongoing presidential recount, and Michigan's attorney general on Friday sued to stop a recount from happening in his state. The Wisconsin lawsuit and the motion for a temporary restraining order was filed late...

  • Is J. Cole taking shots at Kanye West on his new track?

    Is J. Cole taking shots at Kanye West on his new track?

    Today in Entertainment: 'La La Land' gets love from critics groups, 'Jackie' is a transfixing biopic Dec. 2, 2016, noon Here's what's new and interesting in the world of entertainment and the arts today:Is J. Cole talking about Kanye West on his new track 'False Prophets'?'Jackie' is a transfixing...

  • Broncos LB Von Miller sends a bottle of wine to every player in the AFC West

    Broncos LB Von Miller sends a bottle of wine to every player in the AFC West

    Denver linebacker Von Miller leads the NFL with 12.5 sacks, which probably doesn’t help his popularity among players on the other three teams in the AFC West. But here’s something that will — he just gave them all free wine. According to the Denver Post, Miller sent out a bottle of wine to every...

  • Ex-NFL star Johnny Manziel reaches agreement to dismiss domestic violence charge

    Ex-NFL star Johnny Manziel reaches agreement to dismiss domestic violence charge

    Prosecutors say they have reached an agreement with troubled former NFL star Johnny Manziel to dismiss his domestic violence charge. According to the Dallas Country district attorney’s office, the former Cleveland Browns quarterback reached a conditional dismissal agreement from his case in which...

  • What to buy (and skip) in December

    What to buy (and skip) in December

    If you’re like many Americans, you got a lot of holiday shopping done between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. But despite a drawer stuffed with receipts and more than a few bags full of gifts by the time December arrived, you probably didn’t finish. Before you set out on additional bargain-hunting...

  • Special election to replace Rep. Xavier Becerra in Congress could get crowded

    Special election to replace Rep. Xavier Becerra in Congress could get crowded

    Essential Politics: State treasurer seeks help for pot businesses using cash, politics podcast digs into the choice for attorney general Dec. 2, 2016, 11:08 a.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: State Treasurer...

  • 'Falling apart but we deny it': Is J. Cole talking about Kanye West?

    'Falling apart but we deny it': Is J. Cole talking about Kanye West?

    So much for not kicking a man when he’s down. Rapper J. Cole on Thursday night released a new documentary about the making of his upcoming fourth album, and 12 hours later the Internet is convinced that one of the album’s songs is a shot at Kanye West, who spent a portion of last month in the hospital...

  • Why importing doctors trained abroad to work in the U.S. is a bad idea

    Why importing doctors trained abroad to work in the U.S. is a bad idea

    To the editor: If Dean Baker wishes to reduce professional income inequality and also protect the American healthcare consumer, he should rethink his version of unfettered free trade for the American medical profession. (“Globalization hurt factory workers. Why not doctors?” Opinion, Nov. 27) The...

  • The danger of thinking any president has a voter mandate

    The danger of thinking any president has a voter mandate

    To the editor: Our most pernicious political idea, besides party monopoly, is that that an elected president has a mandate. When columnist Doyle McManus says that it’s not clear that President-elect Donald Trump has a mandate, he’s buying into this nonsense. (“Don’t believe Trump — he didn’t win...

  • Mountain lions belong in the Santa Monica Mountains. Alpacas don't.

    Mountain lions belong in the Santa Monica Mountains. Alpacas don't.

    To the editor: I am writing in (horrified) response to the news that there is a bounty on the head of one of the most beautiful, resilient and inspiring members of the Santa Monica Mountains wildlife community: mountain lion P-45. Those of us familiar with his story know that he’s overcome incredible...

  • Transamerica to close L.A. and Folsom offices, cutting hundreds of jobs

    Transamerica to close L.A. and Folsom offices, cutting hundreds of jobs

    Financial services and insurance company Transamerica said Thursday that it will close its office in Los Angeles, cutting about 315 jobs. The Baltimore company will also close its office in Folsom, where 30 employees will be affected. Transamerica will no longer have operations in California, though...

  • House passes $611 billion policy defense bill by wide margin

    House passes $611 billion policy defense bill by wide margin

    The Republican-led House on Friday overwhelmingly backed a $611 billion defense policy bill that rejects a number of President Barack Obama's key proposals for managing the nation's vast military enterprise. Lawmakers passed the legislative package, 375-34. The bill now goes to the Senate, where...

  • The Rolling Stones go home to the blues with 'Blue & Lonesome'

    The Rolling Stones go home to the blues with 'Blue & Lonesome'

    When the Rolling Stones fell in love with American blues music as teenagers in England in the late 1950s and early ’60s, the grand old men of the genre they idolized were 20 to 30 years their seniors. Muddy Waters was in his late 40s and Howlin’ Wolf was about 50. Now that the Stones themselves...

  • Classic Hollywood: Disney's legacy, Christmases past and those we've lost

    Classic Hollywood: Disney's legacy, Christmases past and those we've lost

    Sixty years ago, 15-year-old Dave Smith had a chance encounter with Walt Disney at Disneyland. The boy asked his hero for an autograph and, eventually, got it. But if he had known then what he knows now, he would have asked about a few other things. That’s because Smith would go on to found the...

  • Pick with (or against) the college football experts

    Pick with (or against) the college football experts

    Each week, the Los Angeles Times’ college football experts — it’s how they refer to themselves — will make choices on a variety of games. Warning: If they could accurately predict results, they wouldn’t be reporters or editors. Their picks: :: Ben Bolch Wisconsin vs. Penn State: Penn State, 27-14...

  • Cars line up to see wildfire-ravaged Tennessee city, where 13 are dead

    Cars line up to see wildfire-ravaged Tennessee city, where 13 are dead

    People in cars and trucks rolled into the wildfire-ravaged city of Gatlinburg on Friday to get a first look at what remains of their homes and businesses, and the mayor raised the death toll to 13, including a person who appeared to die of a heart attack while fleeing the flames. Sevier County...

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