May 7, 2021


Family separations don’t occur only at the Mexican border, as Carlos Rivera and his young son discovered when they crossed into the U.S. from Canada.

Read the latest in Tyrone Beason’s ‘My Country,’ a series that explores what ails, divides and unites us as a country through his lens as a Black journalist.

In 2019, the national maternal mortality rate for Black women was 44 deaths per 100,000 live births, more than twice the rate for white women.

Giant California condors are rare — but not at Cinda Mickols’ home, where a flock of them turned up uninvited and left a mess.

Episode 3 explores the failed public housing idea that was used as the bait to lure the Dodgers away from Brooklyn in 1958 – leaving large swaths of displaced Angelenos resentful of the Dodgers for occupying the land at Chavez Ravine.

Albert Pujols was the best player in baseball when the Angels signed him in 2011, but he couldn’t match his accomplishments from his St. Louis days.


The Golden Globes must reckon with its problematic past if it wants a future in Hollywood.


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Daft Punk sampled Eddie Johns’ “More Spell on You” on their hit “One More Time.” Johns, who has struggled with homelessness, was never paid or credited.

A 2020 book examines the lives forever changed by the building of Dodger Stadium, which would be brought back into focus with the rise of Fernando Valenzuela.

The second installment in our new recipes series comes from this L.A.-native food blogger and cookbook author.

From brunch menus to cocktails, here’s a variety of online cooking classes.

Surging interest in food preparation during the pandemic has allowed chefs and cooks and caterers whose livelihoods disappeared overnight to put food on their tables and keep body and soul together as they meet their clients on Zoom.


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Part of a wave of films and TV series reconsidering the late ‘90s and early ‘00s, “Girls5eva” is humorously skeptical of our nostalgia for the era’s pop music.

The family of late Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell and a doctor who they alleged over-prescribed him drugs agree to settle a lawsuit over his death.

“I’m so proud of the progress we made in diversifying late night,” Lilly Singh wrote upon saying goodbye to “A Little Late With Lilly Singh.”

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Paul George had 24 points as the Clippers blew out the Lakers, who played without Anthony Davis for most of the game.

The 2020 World Series champion Dodgers have suddenly, and strikingly, lost their way during an early part of the season when they should be cruising.

Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman is just as frustrated as the fans with a team that has lost 13 of its last 17 games.

The Angels’ bullpen blew it again in the team’s 8-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday at Angel Stadium.


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Paying bills electronically is more secure and efficient, helping you avoid credit-dinging late payments. Also: Reasons to open a Roth IRA.

A unique set of circumstances brought on by the pandemic has roiled the used car market, leading to an inventory shortage that has sent prices soaring.

Native American settlements were first, and then the rancho system -- Spanish then Mexican land grants throughout California -- were built atop and near those settlements and still shape our geography and place names.

Amid the push for herd immunity, 5% of adults may be avoiding vaccines due to an intense fear of needles. It is common, and it can be overcome.