June 12, 2021


People will help each other when the power is out or they are thirsty. And people will help a community rebuild and keep Southern California a place we all want to live after a major quake.

COVID-19 news is good in California now, but as the state opens up, I fear for the unvaccinated holdouts.

Kawhi Leonard and Paul George combine for 65 points in a 132-106 win over Utah in Game 3 of their playoff series, which the Clippers trail 2-1.

Trevor Bauer struggles and the bullpen fares no better as the Dodgers see their four-game winning streak end in a 12-1 loss to the Texas Rangers.

From socks and super-chill bucket hats to inflatable paddleboards and brewery-fresh beer, we’ve got you covered for Father’s Day gifts. Even better? If you hurry, you can still get them by June 20.


‘The Trials of Frank Carson’ is a true crime podcast about power, politics and law in California’s Central Valley. Carson was Stanislaus County’s most controversial defense attorney, a wizard with juries and a courtroom brawler with an unapologetically caustic style.


LGBTQ Businesses

Anthony Diaz and Kevin Alcaraz’s plant shop has had lines so long since opening last fall that their neighbors sometimes joke that they must be selling something harder than pothos.

Regulars band together to save the Boulevard, the only gay bar in Pasadena and a safe haven for the LGBTQ community in the area and beyond.

It’s worth noting that today’s legal weed scene wouldn’t exist without the efforts of LGBTQ activists.

Charles Stewart stands at the intersection of race, representation and history. Yet his remarkable storyline hasn’t received much mainstream attention — until today.

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Part of a growing cadre of Latino writers speaking out, staffers say the project came with a low budget, poor pay and a brutal schedule.

To examine the ‘overtly racist’ storylines called out by cast member Jean Yoon is to see why the industry’s diversity issues remain unresolved.

From guitar techs to road managers to crew chiefs, a year without work devastated live music’s behind-the-scenes workers, and many may never recover.

After a year of uncertainty brought on by postponement of the Tokyo Olympics, top U.S. swimmers are ready for some familiarity at the U.S. swim trials.

The Angels completed their comeback from a 5-0 deficit with a three-run ninth inning to defeat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-7 on Saturday.

USC on Saturday captured its third women’s national outdoor track and field crown, with Anna Cockrell winning the 100 - and 400-meter hurdles titles.

Max Thomas of Servite, Domani Jackson of Mater Dei, Rodrick Pleasant of Gardena Serra turn on the speed on Saturday at track and field championships.



Police have arrested one suspect and are searching for another after a mass shooting on a crowded downtown Austin, Texas, street early Saturday that left 14 people wounded.

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro led motorcyclist supporters through the streets of Sao Paulo — and got hit with a fine for failure to wear a mask.

Blue Origin did not disclose the winner’s name following the live online auction, but their identity will be revealed soon.


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