June 14, 2021


The USC Song Girls program and longtime coach Lori Nelson were the subject of a 2016 Title IX investigation, which turned up insufficient evidence that Nelson violated university policies.

As a political reporter, I have seen four Republican revolutions, each of which took the party farther right.

Pent-up demand, pandemic savings, back-to-office mandates -- experts say it will all add up to a historic wave of people leaving their jobs.

A California safety board will vote on a proposal Thursday that would allow most fully vaccinated workers in many workplaces to stop wearing masks and end physical distancing requirements.

The federal government isn’t willing to make a digital pass or app that attests to a person’s vaccination status. Several companies are trying to fill the void.

President Biden and Russia’s Vladimir Putin agree the nations’ relationship is at a low point before their summit. Trump sends the ex-KGB chief ‘warmest regards.’

The Clippers have shown they can finish strong, but they’ll need to eliminate their early-game gremlins to beat the Utah Jazz in the playoffs.

Growing up near the Ball brothers as the talk of the nation, the Gardner brothers of Los Altos High want their own narrative, one that has just begun.

Just days after the longtime host departed the reality franchise for good, Tayshia Adams and Kaitlyn Bristowe discussed its “refreshing new start.”

The new magnet high school will be based at Audubon Middle School. The campus in Leimert Park has experienced a sharp enrollment decline, as have nearby high schools.

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After last summer’s postponement of the Tokyo Olympics, top U.S. swimmers are ready for some familiarity at the U.S. swim trials.

Simone Biles’ unmatched skills created little doubt she would win the women’s all-around at the U.S. gymnastics championships. Next up: Summer Games.

Painful memories will endure from Misty Hartung’s year fighting for Stanford athletes in their battle with university leaders who chose to turn their backs on them.

A broken surfboard helped Bryan Perez escape poverty and endure deep loss. Fan support softens the blow of missing the Olympics for the elite surfer.

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Clippers assistant Chauncey Billups is “definitely ready” to become a head coach, the Clippers’ Tyronn Lue said. Billlups might get his chance soon.

Carli Lloyd becomes the oldest player to score a goal for the U.S. women’s national team in a 4-0 win over Jamaica in a Summer Series match.



Mahmoud Abu Jubbah and his family have the grim task of clearing the aftermath of war, removing what’s left of homes, offices and personal belongings.

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for bombing two minivans in a mostly Shiite neighborhood in Kabul that killed seven people, including two film animators.


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You can buy a plethora of earthquake kits online, but which ones are the best for the price? Here’s a look at four off-the-shelf options.

L.A. chefs, restaurateurs and the Food staff share the food and drink items they would want in their earthquake kits.

Staples for a “cook’s kit” to keep with your emergency supplies. They’ll make make eating during the fallout more enjoyable.

People are much more important than kits. People will help each other when the power is out or they are thirsty. And people will help a community rebuild and keep Southern California a place we all want to live after a major quake.