Aug. 19, 2019
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College admissions scandal: A $100,000 bribe and help from Rick Singer got him a soccer scholarship to UCLA. But he didn’t play.
The Democratic primary offers progressive voters a choice between two heroes of the left, Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts.
After the massive immigration raids in Mississippi, Father Roberto Mena has lost nearly half of his parishioners at his churches in the small rural towns of Forest and Morton. Workers’ families and loved ones are flocking to St. Michael not just for devotion and prayer, but for comfort and counseling.
Starting in spring, some 5.2 million Los Angeles County residents will change the way they vote. If the plan goes awry — either in the March primary or in the November election, which will determine whether President Trump gets reelected — blame will likely fall on Dean Logan, Los Angeles County’s registrar-recorder and clerk.
A man who authorities say opened fire on two LAPD officers in their patrol car was killed in a shootout with police in El Sereno.
Companies should “protect the environment,” treat workers with respect and deliver long-term profits for shareholders, the Business Roundtable said.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson finally put a rock on it this weekend, marrying longtime girlfriend Lauren Hashian in Hawaii.
Disney+ will launch in Canada and the Netherlands on Nov. 12, the same date that the streaming service starts in the U.S.
K. Connie Kang was a meticulous and sensitive observer who covered the city’s Asian communities for the L.A. Times with deep understanding, colleagues said.
Last week, a bunch of state Capitol old-timers — including ex-Gov. Jerry Brown, former San Francisco Mayor and Assembly Speaker Willie Brown, and one-time Senate leader John Burton — packed the iconic Frank Fat’s restaurant to salute its 80th birthday.
A proposal to place the railroad tracks in a trench at the edge of the bluff in Del Mar raises “serious concerns” about erosion and access to the beach, according to the California Coastal Commission.
Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston take on a patriarchal broadcast news industry in “The Morning Show,” set to launch on Apple’s new streaming service.
‘Desert Painters’ show of Australian Aboriginal art at Gagosian in Beverly Hills brings the summer gallery season to a stunning close.
Writer Gabby Rivera and artist Royal A. Dunlap announce “b.b. free,” an adventure comic set in a “post-climate-change-America,” from Boom! Studios.
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