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UC freshmen admissions

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 00:32


Thu, 04/17/2014 - 23:51
Marquis, 16, left, and English teacher Monica Jackson count the syllables in his haiku poem at Camp Afflerblaugh in La Verne. A new study found that California and other states were failing to adequately educate juvenile inmates but L.A. County court schools have made progress following a 2010 lawsuit.

LAX bomb scare

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 17:27
A man was arrested Thursday morning after he allegedly claimed to have a bomb in his bag.

English pea and goat cheese tart

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 21:30
English peas, all in a pretty row. Recipe: English pea and goat cheese tart

Carson job fair

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 07:00
Patty Garcia, right, store manager for J.C. Penny talks with job seekers at an employment fair in Carson.

Legendary East and China Film Co. strike movie investment deal

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 22:18
China Film Co. Ltd., the largest film distributor in China, has invested in two forthcoming movies from Legendary Entertainment, the Burbank-based film finance and production company.

Relativity Media tries to outbid Disney for Maker Studios

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 16:25
Relativity Media is hoping to outbid the Walt Disney Co. for the popular YouTube network Maker Studios. 

Faces of Coachella

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 07:00
Rosalie Barnes, 37, of Oakland, is volunteering as a guide for the large-scale moving sculpture "Escape Velocity" at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio.

Sources of pollution

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 01:18

Coachella: Day 2

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 21:45
Syd the Kyd fronts the neo-soul band The Internet on the second day of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio on Friday, Apr. 12, 2014.

Faces of Coachella

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 07:00
Tim Lin and girlfriend Nicole Wong, both 22 and from San Luis Obispo, at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio.

Head-on collision

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 23:46

Game: "How to Be a Writer"

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:26
"How to Be a Writer": The game.

Drayton Hall in Charleston, S.C.

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 20:49
The construction of Drayton Hall began in 1738. The building is the oldest surviving example of Georgian Palladian architecture in the United States. It is the only plantation house along the Ashley River to survive today.

LAPD motorcycle officer struck by SUV dies

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 07:00
LAPD officers salute as the body of Officer Chris Cortijo passes by before heading to the L.A. County morgue with a police escort.

Firefighter injured

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 07:00
Los Angeles fireman Eric Dillon walks through the rubble of a home destroyed by fire in the 1500 block of West 37th Street in Los Angeles on Wednesday morning. One firefighter was hospitalized with injuries he suffered while fighting the blaze. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

IIHS crash ratings for midsize SUVs

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 01:30
This chart shows the results from recent IIHS crash tests for 2014 midsize SUVs.

Potential bonanza in the Monterey Shale

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 04:06

'Mabel and Me's' Jon Boorstin heads to L.A. Times Festival of Books

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 22:33
Mabel Normand, who came to fame at Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios, was one of the top comedy stars of the silent era. Besides appearing in several shorts with Charlie Chaplin and Fatty Arbuckle, Normand also wrote, produced and directed these slapstick comedies. She's the subject of "Mabel and Me," a novel about the Hollywood of 1912 written by Jon Boorstin, an Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and novelist ("Pay or Play"). Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan praised the book for bringing to life the golden age of silent films with "conviction and passion." Boorstin will be appearing April 13 at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the panel "Historical Fiction: Stories From the Past." For more information go to

Boston brownstone fire funeral

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:00
The funeral procession for Boston firefighter Michael Kennedy proceeds through saluting firefighters as it arrives at Holy Name Church in Boston on Thursday.