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  • GM Dean Lombardi: Kings trying to preserve winning culture

    GM Dean Lombardi: Kings trying to preserve winning culture
    Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi told fans at the team’s fan fest event he believes the franchise is “at a critical stage” but has a unique opportunity to “create something special” despite the challenge of operating under...
  • Eight plead guilty in Armenian Power racketeering case

    Eight plead guilty in Armenian Power racketeering case
    Eight of 70 defendants charged in a wide-reaching investigation that targeted the small but ruthless Armenian Power gang pleaded guilty this week in federal court, authorities said Wednesday. Four of the eight were allegedly "members or associates" of...
  • L.A. County workers demand higher pay, plan rally on Tuesday

    L.A. County workers demand higher pay, plan rally on Tuesday
    On the verge of having their contract with Los Angeles County expire, labor organizers on Thursday urged their members to participate in a march and rally next week. “Our purpose right now is to make sure we send a message to the media, educate...
  • The charter school mistake

    The charter school mistake
    Los Angeles has more charter schools than any other school district in the nation, and it's a very bad idea. Billionaires like privately managed schools. Parents are lured with glittering promises of getting their kids a sure ticket to college....
  • Minnesota Orchestra loses music director Osmo Vanska

    Minnesota Orchestra loses music director Osmo Vanska
    The Minnesota Orchestra, which has been embroiled in a labor dispute for the past 12 months, has lost its music director, Osmo Vänskä. The Finnish conductor announced his resignation Tuesday morning as hopes for a resolution between management and...
  • L.A. Now Live: The latest on California's prisoner protest

    L.A. Now Live: The latest on California's prisoner protest
    Ten California inmates have been placed under medical observation as tens of thousands of others refused meals for a second day in a mass protest at the state's prisons. The 10 were being watched by prison medical staff for signs of distress, said the...
  • D.A. seeks to revoke Chris Brown's probation in Rihanna beating

    D.A. seeks to revoke Chris Brown's probation in Rihanna beating
    L.A. County prosecutors are seeking to revoke the probation of singer Chris Brown in the 2009 beating of his then-girlfriend Rihanna and possibly send him to jail. Brown is facing new charges of driving without a driver's license and a hit-and-run...
  • Hunger strikes give inmates huge platform for protests

    Hunger strikes give inmates huge platform for protests
    SACRAMENTO -- For inmates in solitary confinement in California prisons, there are very few ways to send a message to the outside world. Phone calls are not allowed, and letters are read by prison officials before they’re dropped in the mail....
  • Former LAPD partners avoid jail time in perjury case

    Former LAPD partners avoid jail time in perjury case
    Two former Los Angeles police partners found guilty of perjury and conspiring to obstruct justice avoided jail Tuesday when they were sentenced to community labor and probation, capping the first conviction of LAPD officers accused of falsely testifying...
  • Leaked Tennis Channel email compares Comcast to 'brutal captor'

    Leaked Tennis Channel email compares Comcast to 'brutal captor'
    Ken Solomon, chief executive of the small Tennis Channel, regrets the 4 a.m. email blast he sent staff members of the Santa Monica-based network. Solomon composed the email last month from his Paris hotel room, hours after the Court of Appeals for the...
  • Researchers hail Supreme Court decision on gene patent

    Researchers hail Supreme Court decision on gene patent
    The U.S. Supreme Court decision that Myriad Genetics cannot patent two genes linked to ovarian and breast cancer came as welcome relief to researchers whose work on BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes had been thwarted by legal challenges from the company. But...