April 19, 2021


With supreme confidence and politically incorrect bluster, businessman Dan Pena made a fortune. He prods and pokes his students to do the same.

Solar panels, wind turbines and electric cars are not enough to beat climate change. California is also looking at giant carbon-sucking vacuums.

Several businesses in Southern California have published books about themselves to tap another revenue source after a disastrous year.

NASA’s experimental Mars helicopter rises from the dusty red surface into the planet’s thin air, achieving the first powered flight on another planet.

The mayor’s proposed budget, set for release Tuesday, comes at a moment of heightened frustration over the city’s handling of homelessness.

Attorneys in the trial of the former Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd began making their closing arguments Monday.

Every weekday, our podcast “The Times” will take listeners beyond the headlines, with our West Coast outlook on the world.

The Dodgers might have taken two of three games in their series with the Padres, but it’s clear they can ill afford to take San Diego lightly.

Boba, primarily created and shipped out of Taiwan, will be in short supply this spring and summer, with some mom-and-pop shops predicting they’ll run out.


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Workers removing tobacco tar and dirt from the ceiling of L.A.'s Union Station were surprised to discover vibrant floral painting hidden for decades.

Underwood reportedly has a Netflix show in the works. An online petition opposes it, citing stalking allegations against the newly out ‘Bachelor’ star.

Spotify dominates music streaming but its payment rate to artists continues to generate controversy. Will recent musician-led protests bring about change?

Susan Page’s ‘Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Lessons of Power’ unearths newsy nuggets and candid thoughts from the country’s most powerful woman.

The former Georgia gubernatorial candidate adopts a carefully balanced response to new laws that critics call a GOP attempt to deter voters of color.

Russia says it will transfer opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is in failing health amid an ongoing hunger strike, to a prison hospital.

A North Carolina woman who grew up picking cotton, got married at 14 and went on to become the oldest living American has died peacefully at home.

Interim Austin Police Chief Joseph Chacon said officials were transitioning the search for Stephen Broderick, 41, from that area to a ‘fugitive search.’

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Baldwin Park had the second highest rate of COVID-19 deaths in the San Gabriel Valley, yet it lagged in vaccinations. Here’s how a church and various other groups set up a clinic

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How and when can you get tickets to Disneyland, Universal Studios Hollywood, Six Flags Magic Mountain and Knott’s Berry Farm? Will all the rides be available? What’s different?

If you’re feeling the springtime itch to go look at open houses, first of all, we’re sorry about the sticker shock. But here’s a primer the hodgepodge of home styles you’ll see around Southern California.