Decades before Harry Reid was at his peak, it was hard to argue that Patrick McCarran wasn’t the most powerful Nevada politician to emerge from the state. He was elected to the U.S.
The election of Donald Trump has placed California on the defensive, notably on the issue of immigration policy. Many of California's Democratic leaders and state residents have vocally opposed President Trump's executive orders banning travelers from selected majority Muslim countries, as well...
Good morning. It’s Monday, March 27, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES L.A.’s Ellis Island racked with fear They’re worried about their loved ones. They’re worried about themselves.
On a day of cozy coastal grays — soft cloud cover, a silver foil-wrap sea — a dozen gray fur balls brought visitors the most comfort. Bobbing 20 feet from a harbor walkway, the sea otters were part of a record number in California.
With this loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, the Lakers fell to 21-52, half a game worse than the Phoenix Suns. The team with the worst record in the NBA will have a 64.1% chance of having a lottery pick in the top three.
Andrew Cogliano scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, Jonathan Bernier made 25 saves and the Anaheim Ducks won their fourth straight game by defeating Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers, 6-3, on Sunday night.
Everything President Trump has tweeted (and what it was about) March 26, 2017, 9:51 p.m. His tweets have the power to shape international relations, send stock prices up - or down - and galvanize the American public.We're watching how Donald Trump is using this platform of unfettered communication...
The NHL Kings are struggling, but their namesake Jr. Kings Squirt B2 team is thriving. The team won its division with a 5-1 victory over the California Wave on Saturday in a Southern California Amateur Hockey Assn.
South Korean prosecutors said Monday that they would seek to arrest disgraced former President Park Geun-hye on multiple charges, including bribery and abuse of authority, related to a widespread corruption investigation.
Pomona police on Sunday arrested a man on suspicion of killing an 8-year-old boy in a drive-by shooting last month. Sengchan Houl, 35, was taken into custody just before noon and was being held in the Pomona City Jail in lieu of $2-million bond, according to the Pomona Police Department.
Since taking office nearly three years ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pledged to clean up India’s notoriously corrupt political system. His signature policy so far — abolishing large currency notes that accounted for 86% of the cash in circulation — was billed as a strike against undocumented...
In my 17 years as an immigration judge in Los Angeles, I heard thousands of cases. I watched sons trying to grasp complicated legal concepts not written in their native language and mothers desperately advocating for daughters who were in detention.
This sprawling metropolis morphed in a matter of decades from a scorching desert outpost into one of the largest cities in the nation. Today, Phoenix is a horizon of asphalt, air conditioning and historic indifference to the pitfalls of putting 1.5 million people in a place that gets just 8 inches...
When Art Lujin tells people what he did for the last 25 years and eight months of his professional life, he braces for the question. It’s nearly automatic. "Oh, yeah,” they say, blanking for a moment.
Alanna Smith’s layup with 23 seconds left capped Stanford’s rally from a 16-point deficit in the second half, Erica McCall blocked a last-second shot and the Cardinal beat top-seeded Notre Dame, 76-75, Sunday to reach its first Final Four since 2014.
When less than five minutes remained in the third quarter, the Portland Trail Blazers began to drown the Los Angeles Lakers in three-pointers. Suddenly an eight point lead became a 21-point lead and the Lakers never recovered.
This time there would not be another hard-charging comeback by Jimmie Johnson. Johnson, the record six-time winner at Auto Club Speedway and defending winner of the Auto Club 400, had to start near the rear of the 39-car field Sunday after he failed to qualify because he crashed his practice car....
The NFL is ready to roll the dice. The league intends to vote as early as Monday on the Raiders’ proposal to relocate from Oakland to Las Vegas, and owners at the annual meetings are leaning in favor of giving the franchise the green light.
Clippers guard J.J. Redick was unable to play Sunday against the Sacramento Kings at Staples Center because of a sprained right ankle. When Redick stopped to talk to the media before the game, a device was connected to the ankle.
The famously close-mouthed cast and creators of HBO’s “Westworld” opened up a little Saturday night at the Los Angeles PaleyFest. The panel of hosts and cowpokes finally confirmed a long-running fan question from the series finale and shared stories about what it was like working on a show in which...
The major entertainment companies are putting a lot of money into luring cord cutters — millennials and others who want to ditch their cable companies — to new subscription streaming services that allow viewers to watch their favorite TV shows and movies directly over the Internet.
I'm Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today. TOP STORIES Obamacare Survives the GOP and Trump’s Tweetstorm.
In an effort to improve sluggish speeds on the region’s freeways, Los Angeles County transportation officials have agreed to examine whether to impose tolls on more carpool lanes and a higher passenger requirement for such lanes.
At the Lockheed Aircraft Corp. plant in Burbank, three new mechanized conveyor lines help double the production of the P-38 Lightning, an advanced high-altitude fighter plane. The new assembly lines were built in nine days.
Two congressmen from the state President Trump seems to despise most are leading an investigation into whether his campaign team conspired with the Russians. And the two lawmakers couldn’t be more different.
James Harden was Houston's fourth-leading scorer on Sunday against Oklahoma City. However, it was clear to everyone that he was the key to Houston's victory. Lou Williams scored 31 points off the bench, Harden finished with 22 points and 12 assists, and the Rockets never trailed while cruising...
Mike Trout and Clayton Kershaw as the faces of baseball? Trout, the Angels’ center fielder and two-time American League most valuable player, and Kershaw, the Dodgers’ ace and three-time National League Cy Young Award winner, are the first two players you see in the commercial spot that launches...
SERIES Supergirl Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) is a wanted woman, and aliens invade National City to try to claim a bounty put on her. Lynda Carter and Hayley Sales guest star in this new episode directed by filmmaker Kevin Smith (“Clerks”).
A look at the top 25 high school baseball teams in the Southland: Rk. School (W-L) Next (last week’s ranking) 1. HUNTINGTON BEACH (9-0) vs. Winder-Barrow in Cary, N.C., Wednesday (1) 2.
Credit goes to center Jeff Carter for finding the most important and immutable truth that emerged from the Kings’ 3-0 loss to the New York Rangers on Saturday, a defeat that left them nine points out of the second Western Conference wild-card playoff spot with eight games left.