June 22, 2021


Diamond Valley Lake is designed to deliver enough drinking water to meet the needs of 18 million people from Ventura County to San Diego County for six months.

A man arrested on suspicion of domestic violence says he was shoved face first into a locker by a Hawthorne police officer, causing an injury that ruptured his right eye and left him blind.

An early draft would call for $150 billion to go toward immigration policies, including the path to citizenship and some border security.

The mayor has asked Ana Guerrero to ‘step away’ from her duties after she disparaged Huerta and other L.A. leaders in Facebook comments reviewed by The Times.

A trillion-dollar rail boom has so far showed mixed results. Everyone is looking for a game changer. Will a train to LAX be it?

In a nod toward gender inclusivity, the TV Academy announced new guidelines Monday, including ruling out documentaries eligible for Oscars.

Critics of the plan to make bitcoin legal tender in El Salvador say the cryptocurrency’s extreme volatility could bring devastation to one of the poorest countries in the hemisphere.

The median home sales price hit a record $667,000 last month, but there are signs of a slowdown: One index of national home buyer demand is down 14% from an April peak.

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California’s decision to close the prison in Susanville rocked the town, where the consequences could be dire for residents and businesses that depend on the economics of incarceration.

Creative Artists Agency and a group of filmmakers such as George Clooney are creating an L.A. magnet school to help train high schoolers for jobs on movie and TV sets.

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The actors get back together seven months after their hit crime series and the conversation bounces from Kidman’s connection to ‘Notting Hill’ to Stanley Kubrick and dishwashers.

“I thought I failed miserably on that scene. ... The irony is not lost [on me] that people like that scene so much,” he says of playing drunk.

Viewers watched an average of nine episodes of former Quibi shows in two weeks on Roku’s free, ad-supported streaming service the Roku Channel, the company said. More people watched than during shows’ entire lives on Quibi.

California lawmaker Nancy Skinner has introduced a bill that would clear the way for NIL compensation much earlier than its planned start date in 2023.

Dodgers pitcher Julio Urías was 7-1 in his first 10 starts but hasn’t been as crisp. Manager Dave Roberts doesn’t think it’s linked to his workload.

Colt Brennan was more than just a onetime star quarterback at Hawaii who struggled with substance abuse problems, his family and coaches say.

It didn’t take long for Alex Verdugo to win over Red Sox fans despite being associated with the Mookie Betts trade — and the former Dodger is thriving.



Palestinians and Jewish settlers clashed overnight in Sheikh Jarrah, a neighborhood where the recent war between Israel and Hamas was partly sparked.

Activists say the fight over voting rights and the filibuster isn’t over even with the expected failure to move the bill to the Senate on Tuesday.

American authorities have taken down a range of Iran’s state-linked news websites they accuse of spreading “disinformation.”

Hungary and Poland have faced criticism in the EU for years over allegations that they are eroding judicial and media independence, among other democratic principles.


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