Aug. 19, 2019
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A judge on Monday overturned Sheriff Alex Villanueva’s controversial decision to reinstate a deputy who had been fired for violating department policies on domestic violence and lying — a dispute that sparked a rare legal battle among some of L.A. County’s most powerful elected officials.
In response to a Trump administration rule, Planned Parenthood said Monday it will withdraw from the federal Title X program that helps low-income people access contraception.
President Trump has agreed to sell a fleet of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, which his predecessors, wary of China, had declined.
College admissions scandal: A $100,000 bribe and help from Rick Singer got him a soccer scholarship to UCLA. But he didn’t play.
Edgar Verduzco, 28, was arrested and charged with murder and related offenses in connection with a suspected DUI crash on the 605 Freeway that killed a family of three in 2017.
The group, reportedly from Pacifica High School in Garden Grove, is seen giving a Nazi salute while a German World War II-era song plays in the background.
Immigrant rights advocates filed a sweeping class-action lawsuit in federal court against the Trump administration Monday, alleging that lax oversight by Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Department of Homeland Security has caused severe deficiencies in medical and mental healthcare, as well as discrimination against detainees with disabilities, in nearly 160 facilities across the country.
Jose Antonio Vargas Elementary School is thought to be among the first schools named after an immigrant living in the United States illegally.
Americans routinely skirt federal law by crossing into Canada and Mexico or tapping online pharmacies abroad to buy prescription medications at a fraction of the price they would pay at home.
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.
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.
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, in which President Trump is likely to be on the ballot — blame will likely fall on Dean Logan, Los Angeles County’s registrar-recorder and clerk.
The Dodgers refused to trade Gavin Lux, even for a much-needed reliever, because he has blossomed as a prospect with a lethal bat and stellar work ethic.
Dwight Howard really isn’t the villain that Los Angeles Lakers fans continue to make him out to be. He actually saved them from themselves.
Pitcher Tyler Skaggs died in his hotel room July 1 when the Angels visited the Texas Rangers. Now they are back in Arlington, and the memories are vivid.
Jim Hardy, the oldest living football player from both USC and the Rams and the former general manager of the Coliseum, has died. He was 96.
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