June 16, 2021


A man walking beside the Asian American woman Monday night in Culver City punched and shoved her into the street, according to surveillance footage.

William Gude, a regular critic of the LAPD, said his 22-year-old son Marcelis was shot dead in an incident that also left an 8-year-old girl wounded.

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.

To the governor’s benefit, the lockdowns and missteps that fueled dissension could be faded memories by fall’s recall election, political observers say.

President Biden brings up human rights and cyberattacks in meeting with Putin. The Russian leader later rejects blame and accuses the U.S. of abuses.

More than three dozen of the recipients are California community colleges and universities, arts organizations and nonprofits that work for social justice.

After a day of record-high heat, Southern California is again expected to reach blistering temperatures Wednesday.

‘They’re really attacking the wrong person,’ Rita Moreno says in defense of Lin-Manuel Miranda amid a representation debate about ‘In the Heights.’

Warning: Justin Chang’s “return to the movies” essay is a tear-jerker. But you’ll laugh too as he revisits cinematic memories and ponders post-pandemic moviegoing.

On Father’s Day, treat the plantsman in your life to one of these houseplants, in stock at Los Angeles plant stores.


California reopening

We talk about this forever trend with legend Edward James Olmos and beloved star Cristela Alonzo.


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With offices in California and elsewhere reopening, workers who’ve been doing their jobs remotely once again need to commute — or figure out how to avoid it for good.

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After a brutal year of economic uncertainty, booksellers in L.A. are expecting a full recovery. But the June 15 reopening is reigniting safety concerns.

Amid all the Picasso, Matisse and Giacometti, savvy pieces by lesser-known artists await. Our critic’s guide to three discoveries.

Dozens of protesters gathered outside Agoura Hills’ Canyon Club concert venue, where the band held a full-capacity show only for vaccinated fans.

After dropping the first two games, the Angels look to bounce back in the series finale against the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday.

Phoenix Suns guard Chris Paul has entered the NBA’s health and safety protocols. It is unclear whether he’ll be available for the start of the Western Conference finals.

What will happen now that MLB has put out its memo reinforcing rules about foreign substances on baseballs?



Fearful of Republicans regaining control of the Senate next year, progressive Democrats are ramping up calls for Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to step down.

As case numbers decline and states reopen, the U.S. campaign to vanquish COVID-19 is turning into a slog, with a variant gaining a bigger foothold.

The U.S. government ends two Trump-era policies that made it more difficult for Central American migrants fleeing violence to qualify for asylum.


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