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Pioneering media mogul and L.A. philanthropist Jerry Perenchio dies at age 86

Andrew Jerrold Perenchio, the man behind the curtain who deftly pulled the levers of power to create cultural defining media events, propel political candidates, collect masterpiece artworks and become one of the richest men in Los Angeles, has die…

Months in, Betsy DeVos still has no answers on major education issues

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos stood for tough questioning for the first time Wednesday since her confirmation hearings.

Deputies sue former high-ranking sheriff’s official and former prosecutor, alleging vendetta

Two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies say they were framed for lying about a drug bust and that prosecutors knowingly withheld evidence that would have spared them a trial, lost wages and public humiliation, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday.

Robert G. Lindsey and Charles G. Rodriguez…

Capturing life in Los Angeles, one shutter click at a time

A news photographer presents his outtakes from a month of assignments in L.A.

A massive landslide that closed Highway 1 is part of a $1-billion problem for California

A massive landslide that closed Pacific Coast Highway part of $1 billion problem for California

‘Does everything have to be a Starbucks?’ A quirky L.A. landmark fights to survive

Nick Metropolis went to court Monday with $6,000 in his pocket and everything on the line. Namely, his one-of-a-kind collectibles corral on South La Brea Avenue. His only source of income. And his long-running love affair with clients ranging from …

From the Archives: Oil well blowout

The blowout occurred during drilling in the Athens neighborhood in Los Angeles. The original caption in the Oct. 3, 1975 Los Angeles Times for this two photo combo reported: TABLEAUX IN MUD – Workers struggle to put cap with a shutoff valve in plac…

Santa Ana police are looking for a man caught on video trying to assault a woman

The Santa Ana Police Department is seeking help from the public in identifying a man it says was captured on video trying to sexually assault an intoxicated woman last weekend. The incident occurred about 3 a.m. Sunday in the 200 block of North Bro…

After raising tuition, Cal State trustees grapple with smaller budget increase in governor’s latest proposal

California State University’s Board of Trustees, which recently approved a controversial tuition hike, grappled Tuesday with Gov. Jerry Brown’s revised budget proposal, which takes away some additional funding on the grounds that the rise in tuition will cost the state more in aid to low-income…

7 things you need to know about how Trump’s budget would affect schools in California and nationwide

President Trump’s proposed budget would cut federal education spending, increase charter school money, eliminate some programs and create a new grant program for funding school choice.

Decomposed body discovered in Griffith Park

Two hikers found a decomposed body in Griffith Park on Monday night, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The hikers discovered the remains about 7 p.m. near Lot 9 in the middle of Griffith Park and notified authorities, police said. The…

L.A. Police Commission discusses guidelines for SWAT officers firing from helicopters before meeting ends in rancor

Weeks after Los Angeles police opened fire from a helicopter to end a five-hour standoff with an armed suspect in Sunland, police leaders discussed the guidelines for using such force during a contentious meeting of the city’s Police Commission on Tuesday.

Los Angeles Police Department Asst. Chief…

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