Jerrid Joseph Powell, 33, was charged with four counts of murder after prosecutors say he gunned down three homeless men and a robbery victim in a four-day span last week.
Average Texans and Californians agree a lot more than their states’ policies would suggest, even on issues like abortion and guns. Each tips slightly in one direction, but politics magnify the differences.
Organized labor has been having a moment in L.A. But in West Hollywood, which has the nation’s highest minimum wage, it’s the business owners who’ve been marching.
California law restricts preschools from expelling kids, yet an increase in behavioral problems since the pandemic is proving a big challenge for teachers.
‘I just don’t know where we’ll go.’ It’s a question Palestinians ask over and over in Gaza as Israel ramps up bombardment after Hamas truce collapsed.
The faculty union and the Cal State system remain divided in contract negotiations. Faculty want a 12% raise for 2023-24, but the system says it is not possible.
The Supreme Court justices sounded ready to uphold a huge bankruptcy deal that includes $6 billion from the Sackler family to fight opioid crisis.
Little-known fact about Café Tropical: It was a cherished place for the recovery community, where people attended meetings for years in a modest community room, in search of sobriety.
Winning the box office, playing record-setting concert tours, rallying striking unions, shaking up TV: Women ruled pop culture in 2023.
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Arcadia police are looking for four people who used hammers to smash cases at a high-end store at the Shops at Santa Anita.
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A popular Netflix docuseries focuses on ‘Blue Zones,’ where lifestyles centered on faith, community and healthful eating lead to lower rates of chronic disease and greater longevity.
USC coach Lincoln Riley announced quarterback Caleb Williams, who is projected to be a top NFL draft pick, will not play in the Holiday Bowl.
A journalist or media worker is killed every day on average in the Israel-Hamas war, according to global journalist group.