April 17, 2021


Vaccine hunters are unofficial heroes of the coronavirus age. Wielding smartphones and tablets, these internet wranglers blast through the barriers that stand between loved ones’ arms and needles.

There were 15 hate crimes reported against Asian Americans in 2020, the LAPD found, up from seven in 2019 and nine the previous year.

Disneyland and other theme parks are reopening with pandemic safety protocols, many of which lean heavily on tech.

L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger recommended Dr. David Drew Pinsky, more commonly known as “Dr. Drew,” to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority commission, prompting outcry among some homeless service advocates.

The former L.A. mayor has criticized the recall effort against his longtime political foe, but he hasn’t publicly ruled out a run.

Deaths are running at around 12,000 per day on average worldwide, and new cases are climbing in India, Brazil and other hotspots.

Prince Philip was laid to rest in a funeral ceremony that honored his service to the U.K., the crown and his wife of 73 years, Queen Elizabeth II.

It was not clear whether Sikhs were targeted in the shooting that killed eight at a FedEx warehouse. But the attack was another blow to the Asian American community a month after the Atlanta area mass shooting.

El Salvador is known to jail women for miscarriages, stillbirths and other obstetric emergencies. An international lawsuit could bring about change.

‘It always felt to me like I’d fallen off a fire escape,” says Yale graduate Shawn Pleasants, “and once you get on the ground, the ladder is 12 feet up in the air.’

The ArcLight Hollywood with its Cinerama Dome means a great deal to Hollywood the neighborhood. Here’s hoping for a rescue that saves it but doesn’t try to reinvent something that works.

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Last year, Jacob Cruz’s niece received a phone call at work: Her uncle was coming home. The news was so impossible to believe that she hung up to gather herself.


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Nia Dennis’ growth as a person during her UCLA gymnastics career once agains shined when three Bruins competed in the NCAA championships on Friday.

The Clippers worked their way out of an early 17-point deficit to the 76ers, yet despite 37 points from Paul George, fell short in Philadelphia.

The first game this season between the Dodgers and Padres wasn’t April baseball as we usually see it. It was madness and it was magical.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX won a NASA contract to develop a system for landing astronauts on the moon for the first time since the Apollo missions.

The State Department’s internal watchdog has concluded that former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife violated federal ethics rules.

Biden signs emergency determination that leaves the annual cap of 15,000 refugees in place, but outrage from Democrats brings a White House reversal.

Joel Greenberg faces charges in a sex-trafficking inquiry. His friend, Republican U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, is being investigated.

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