Nov. 26, 2020

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The effort is part of a pilot program to help homeless families and children in L.A. get tutoring, healthcare and permanent housing.

After expecting a massive deficit and instead getting a projected $26-billion windfall, politicians would be wise to sock it away, columnist George Skelton writes.

This duet tours restaurants in the COVID- and recession-battered Westlake and Pico-Union neighborhoods, where they bring norteño music to diners

Barred from in-person fundraising, nonprofits are coming up with imaginative solutions, including a remote rowing event and a virtual game show. It’s working for some, but others are struggling.

The coronavirus is already spreading at unprecedented levels. Thanksgiving gatherings threaten a much greater crisis.

It’s a uniquely difficult time to be working retail this Black Friday, as coronavirus cases in California surge higher than at any other point in the pandemic.

The Supreme Court for the first time blocked state COVID-19 restrictions on how many people may gather in houses of worship in New York.

A company funded by former Dodgers owner Frank McCourt has proposed a $125-million gondola lift to fly customers over the park to Dodger Stadium.

A writer’s mother and his friend never met, but they would be connected in an astonishing way. It’s a tale of love, family and unending gratitude.

The impulsiveness and childishness that made Diego Maradona wreak havoc on the field also made him the most dominant and joyous player of his generation, perhaps ever, writes columnist Dylan Hernández.

Coronavirus and Thanksgiving

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Things to do if you're in SoCal for the holidays

If you’re used to taking part in a Turkey Trot, those races, though virtual, are still happening. If you want to get steps in otherwise, find a hidden gem at Griffith Park or go for a walk. We have a few other ideas to do today, including volunteering. You might start to look into Black Friday sales. Use our gift guide to help with your purchases.

So you’re not traveling for the holidays. Here’s what to do in Southern California, including where to hike, play in the ocean and spend a day trip.

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President-elect Joe Biden encouraged Americans to “dream big again” in a forward-looking, optimistic Thanksgiving address to the nation Wednesday.

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The chemistry between Melissa McCarthy and Bobby Cannavale is undone by the high-concept storytelling about an artificial intelligence with the voice of James Corden.

Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen, known for “Hannibal” and “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” is Johnny Depp’s Grindelwald replacement in “Fantastic Beasts 3.”

A torn ACL derailed his promising career at USC, but he didn’t let adversity block his rise to the top of a crowded quarterback room at Georgia.

After two positive coronavirus tests were confirmed, seven USC football players, including starters, must sit out of Saturday’s game.

Players on the U.S. women’s national team haven’t played together since March, and the team is eager to get back on the pitch for Friday’s match.

Cho Ju-bin masterminded one of South Korea’s most notorious sex crime schemes, blackmailing young women into providing sexually compromising images.

India’s ruling Hindu nationalist party has approved legislation in Uttar Pradesh, the country’s most populous state, outlawing religious conversion by marriage.

Protocols meant to contain the spread of the coronavirus are sidelining school employees and frustrating efforts to continue in-person learning.

Some of the thousands of mink culled in Denmark due to COVID fears rise from their shallow graves because gases have built up in their decaying bodies.

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