Feb. 7, 2023


Gustavo Dudamel

The Venezuelan conductor assumed his role at the L.A. Phil in 2009. During his tenure he has transformed the orchestra — as well as Los Angeles.


As temperatures dipped below freezing, rescue crews rushed to free those trapped under the thousands of buildings that collapsed in the magnitude 7.8 earthquake.

The San Andreas fault is capable of magnitude 7.8 earthquakes. Two have occurred twice in recent times: the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and one in 1857 in Southern California.

Monterey Park shooting

Tsay stopped the Monterey Park mass shooter by wresting a MAC-10 from the gunman. Now he’s trying to find his purpose in life.

Avenging Billy

Local sleuths help find a suspect in gay porn actor Bill Newton’s murder. His dismembered head and feet were found in a Hollywood dumpster in 1990.


Here’s a breakdown of how California’s proposed water reductions from the Colorado River stacks up against a proposal submitted by six other states.


Pat Mahomes, former MLB pitcher and father of Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes, told his son to quit football, thinking his future was in baseball or basketball.


Editors’ Pick

In a region known for NIMBYism, San Jose is one of the only cities with the politics to build dense housing by rezoning the sprawl.


On Jan. 21, Monterey Park was shattered when the Star Ballroom Dance Studio became the site of one of California’s worst mass shootings in recent history. Many of the victims were studio regulars united in their passion for dance. Here are their stories.



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