Oct. 29, 2020


Texas teens and 20-somethings are voting early in huge numbers. They exemplify a trend around much of the nation, where the youth vote is powering record-setting early balloting.

The high-profile talent manager, who was already facing charges in a series of alleged assaults from 2012 to 2015, was arrested by the LAPD Wednesday.

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said he personally asked his longtime advisor Rick Jacobs, who has been accused of sexual misconduct, to take a leave.

Together, the Silverado and Blue Ridge fires have consumed more than 27,000 acres, but destruction to property has been relatively light.

A divided Los Angeles City Council backed off from a proposal to allow the removal of homeless encampments — if shelter is first offered.

A month after seven people were shot at an illegal marijuana cultivation site, Riverside County’s worst mass killing in recent memory remains a mystery.

After 27 months wrongly jailed in Vietnam for actions to “overthrow” government, Michael Nguyen returns to Orange County, thanking “community” of people who fought for his release.

It could be a while before U.S. efforts to develop coronavirus vaccines benefit the developing world. China and Russia are trying to fill the void.

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Tracking the Coronavirus

As the Dodgers were winning the World Series, the coronavirus threw a curveball when Justin Turner was pulled in the eighth inning after testing positive.

For months, Los Angeles parents have held on to hope that public school campuses would reopen soon. It’s unlikely to happen before January, officials say.


K-pop is a bona fide global phenomenon. Now, reality shows featuring K-pop stars are ready for a breakout moment of their own. Here are 6 to get you started.

A Spotify executive this week seemed to defend the appearance of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on its platform, after removing the Infowars founder’s content in 2018.

“This Is Us” adapted on the fly to COVID-19 and protests against racial injustice: “It almost felt irresponsible to not take on the moment,” says its creator.

After the Dodgers clinched Los Angeles’ second championship in 16 days, the Rams hear it from their local peers that it’s their turn to win it all.

Former NFL quarterback standout Rich Gannon sees the physical abilities of Chargers’ Justin Herbert, but believes the rookie’s ability to think quickly is a difference-maker.

LAFC secured a playoff birth with a 2-1 win over the Houston Dynamo coupled with a Galaxy loss to the Portland Timbers earlier.

UCLA defensive lineman Steven Mason has been suspended indefinitely after his arrest earlier this month on suspicion of felony domestic violence and child endangerment.

Miles Taylor, an outspoken Trump critic and CNN contributor, tweeted that he wrote the anonymous 2018 op-ed in the New York Times and a subsequent book.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis couldn’t initially cast his ballot this week because someone changed his address online.

Throngs who attended a Trump rally in Nebraska were stranded in freezing weather for hours after before they could get back to their cars.


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