Aug. 19, 2019
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A judge on Monday overturned Sheriff Alex Villanueva’s controversial decision to reinstate a deputy who had been fired for violating department policies on domestic violence and lying — a dispute that sparked a rare legal battle among some of L.A. County’s most powerful elected officials.
In response to a Trump administration rule, Planned Parenthood said Monday it will withdraw from the federal Title X program that helps low-income people access contraception.
President Trump has agreed to sell a fleet of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, which his predecessors, wary of China, had declined.
The Writers Guild of America West on Monday dismissed its lawsuit against several talent agencies. The pullback comes as the union faces internal divisions on how it should conduct negotiations with the talent agencies.
College admissions scandal: A $100,000 bribe and help from Rick Singer got him a soccer scholarship to UCLA. But he didn’t play.
The group, reportedly from Pacifica High School in Garden Grove, is seen giving a Nazi salute while a German World War II-era song plays in the background.
California’s “red flag” law appears to have a role in reducing the chance of mass shootings, says a study by the UC Davis School of Medicine.
Edgar Verduzco, 28, was arrested and charged with murder and related offenses in connection with a suspected DUI crash on the 605 Freeway that killed a family of three in 2017.
Americans routinely skirt federal law by crossing into Canada and Mexico or tapping online pharmacies abroad to buy prescription medications at a fraction of the price they would pay at home.
Appointment of Bob Bakish as chairman of the merged Viacom-CBS triggered a clause in Ianiello’s contract that gives the executive a hefty payment. Three CBS board members are also exiting.
A proposal to place the railroad tracks in a trench at the edge of the bluff in Del Mar raises “serious concerns” about erosion and access to the beach, according to the California Coastal Commission.
K. Connie Kang was a meticulous and sensitive observer who covered the city’s Asian communities for the L.A. Times with deep understanding, colleagues said.
Starting in spring, some 5.2 million Los Angeles County residents will change the way they vote. If the plan goes awry — either in the March primary or in the November election, in which President Trump is likely to be on the ballot — blame will likely fall on Dean Logan, Los Angeles County’s registrar-recorder and clerk.
At age 21, Florida rapper $not already has a signature look, a passionate social following and a big-time record deal.
Ava DuVernay, writer-director of ‘When They See Us,’ wanted to honor the five teenagers who were wrongfully convicted of beating and raping a woman
After an unprecedented 19-week ride at No. 1, Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” has finally been eclipsed by another summer bop: Billie Eilish’s “Bad Guy.”
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