June 18, 2021


Their feathery displays adorn and agitate a swath of the San Gabriel Valley, but peacocks may soon face the wrath of the Board of Supervisors, who are exploring whether to ban residents from feeding the birds.

A Superior Court judge declares that Measure J, which Los Angeles County voters approved last year to set aside public funds for social services, is unconstitutional.

Authorities in Ventura County said they are reviewing incidents at the Ojai boarding school.

Workplaces still would be required to provide masks to workers who are not fully vaccinated and make sure they wear them while indoors.

Faced with an unprecedented 22.5 million unemployment claims, the state in March 2020 temporarily waived the work search requirement.

It’s been almost two decades since Californians ousted then-Gov. Gray Davis in a historic recall election. Critics of current Gov. Gavin Newsom hope to repeat the feat later this year. While the rules of the recall have stayed the same, much about the state has changed since the 2003 vote.

In response to soaring temperatures, California’s electrical grid operator issues a Flex Alert asking residents to conserve energy during peak evening hours Thursday and Friday.

Clippers coach Tyronn Lue said Kawhi Leonard will miss Game 6 of their playoff series on Friday night against Utah because of a strained right knee.

Russell Henley had a 67 and the clubhouse lead in the fog-delayed U.S. Open at Torrey Pines on Thursday.


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Whether it’s Weird Al or Lonely Island, even the best comedy-rock presents a challenge: Does it stand up to repeated listens? Enter one-man-band Bo Burnham.

With its glitzy but dated fashion show in the rearview, Victoria’s Secret relaunches with ambassadors such as Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Megan Rapinoe.

Writer Janet Malcolm wrote challenging critiques on a range of subjects — murder cases as well as journalism itself.

Simone Manuel won’t have the opportunity to defend her 100-meter title at the Tokyo Games after failing to advance in the U.S. Olympic swimming trials.

Joe Neuheisel, son of former UCLA football coach Rick Neuheisel, was an alternate to play in the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines, but only got a chance to play a practice round.

Naomi Osaka, who pulled out of the French Open earlier this year, has withdrawn from Wimbledon. So has Rafael Nadal, who also won’t compete at the Olympics.

With Angel Stadium back at full capacity, the Angels took the first of a four-game series against the Detroit Tigers



The vice president is leading an effort to target hundreds of voting bills around the country, assembling coalitions of activists and business leaders and hoping to spur new voters.

Israel launched airstrikes on the Gaza Strip for a second time since a shaky cease-fire ended last month’s 11-day war.

Iranians choose a new president Friday as major issues loom over their country, including its tanking economy, but indifference is widespread.

Scientists have found a dead Asian giant hornet north of Seattle, the first so-called murder hornet discovered in the U.S. this year.


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