• By LA Times   -   Dec 12, 2018

    6 FEMALE POP SUPERSTARS TAKE OVER LAS VEGAS' SHOW SCENE

    Female pop superstars are the top draws at several Vegas casinos, beginning in December. Popular singers Gwen Stefani and Lady Gaga...

    Las Vegas, Casino
  • By LA Times   -   Dec 12, 2018

    A KILLING AT A GAS STATION, A VIDEOTAPE AND AN EXTRAORDINARY PROSECUTION AGAINST A DEPUTY

    As shootings by officers go, the killing of Francisco Garcia at a Norwalk gas station in 2016 spurred little media attention or street...

    Los Angeles
  • By LA Times   -   Dec 12, 2018

    DOUBLE DOWN ON CRUISING LUXURY WITH CUNARD'S FREE ROOM UPGRADES

    Cunard's free Upgrades on Us offer is back - and it's a good one. Pay for an inside cabin on your next cruise and you'll sail in a...

    Luxury, Deals, Cruise
  • By LA Times   -   Dec 12, 2018

    DO YOU LOVE ‘LOVE ACTUALLY'? THEN HERE'S EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ‘LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE'

    It's possible that someone could respond with complete indifference to the news of a holiday production called “Love Actually Live,”...

    Wellness, Holiday, Art
  • By LA Times   -   Dec 12, 2018

    REGINA KING POURS HER HEART, SOUL AND A CAREER'S WORTH OF BLACK WOMEN'S EXPERIENCES INTO 'IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK'

    After over 30 years in the business, Hollywood is finally giving Regina King her flowers. The actress' work over the last half decade...

    Women, Business
  • By LA Times   -   Dec 12, 2018

    MARK OLSEN'S BEST MOVIES OF 2018: 'IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK' STANDS OUT IN A YEAR THAT TRIED TO MAKE SENSE OF MADNESS

    It is not a political statement to say that these are strange and troubled times. Some days can feel like a week and some weeks can...

  • By LA Times   -   Dec 12, 2018

    ER DOCTORS ARE MUCH BETTER EXPERTS THAN THE NRA ON THE HORRORS OF GUN VIOLENCE

    To the editor: There is much debate about what healthcare providers should or can do to help find solutions to the nationwide escalation...

  • By LA Times   -   Dec 12, 2018

    JUSTIN CHANG'S BEST MOVIES OF 2018: 'BURNING' AND 'FIRST REFORMED' LEAD A YEAR OF MYSTERY

    “To me, the world is a mystery.” That sad, simple line - as fitting an epitaph as any for 2018 - arrives late into the exquisitely...

    Fitness
  • By LA Times   -   Dec 12, 2018

    KENNETH TURAN'S BEST MOVIES OF 2018: 'BLACK PANTHER' AND 'LEAVE NO TRACE' TOP A BANNER YEAR

    In movie business parlance, a four-quadrant film is one that appeals to each of a potential audience's four demographic groups: men...

    Women, Men, Star, Business
  • By LA Times   -   Dec 12, 2018

    EXPLORE ANGKOR WAT, HANOI AND OTHER SITES ON VIETNAM AND CAMBODIA TOUR THAT COSTS $2,199, INCLUDING AIRFARE

    Cambodia's Angkor Wat, one of the world's largest religious monuments, is stunning for its grand scale and incredible detail. See it...

    Tour, Los Angeles
  • By LA Times   -   Dec 12, 2018

    HISTORIC HOME OF CLOTHIER DESMOND'S IS READY FOR ITS COMEBACK ON BROADWAY

    Office workers will soon toil where Angelenos of their great-grandparents' generation once tried on shoes and purchased the most au...

    Style, City, Home, Styles, Shoes
  • By LA Times   -   Dec 12, 2018

    REVIEW: YOUTUBE PREMIUM'S 'CHAMPAIGN ILL' MINES BUDDIES' DOWNWARD MOBILITY FOR LAUGHS

    "Champaign ILL," which begins streaming Wednesday on YouTube Premium, formerly YouTube Red, is a solidly constructed lost-status comedy...

  • By LA Times   -   Dec 12, 2018

    THE SHADOW CAMPAIGN FOR DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION IS WELL UNDERWAY

    Eric Garcetti doesn't carry the star power of political celebrities like Sens. Kamala Harris and Cory Booker when he heads out of state...

    Wellness, Celebrity, Celebration, Star
  • By LA Times   -   Dec 12, 2018

    WE'VE TAKEN UNFAIR ADVANTAGE OF TEACHERS' PASSION FOR EDUCATING STUDENTS. THAT HAS TO STOP

    To the editor: Natalie Babcock is very perceptive for a second-year teacher. Everything she said about public education - the 60-hour...

  • By LA Times   -   Dec 12, 2018

    PROGRESSIVE ISRAELI UNIVERSITIES ARE EXACTLY THE WRONG TARGET FOR PITZER'S BDS ACTIVISTS

    To the editor: The Pitzer College faculty members who voted in favor of suspending the study abroad program at the University of Haifa...

  • By LA Times   -   Dec 12, 2018

    L.A.'S PROPOSED VEGAN FOOD MANDATE CAN'T SEE THE SALAD FOR THE GREENS

    Of all the dumb laws proposed in the United States this year - bearing in mind that Donald Trump is our president and the Republicans...

    Food, City, Los Angeles
  • By LA Times   -   Dec 12, 2018

    CONSTITUTION DEMANDS A DO-OVER IN NORTH CAROLINA'S 9TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

    The final undecided seat in the U.S. House of Representatives is now in the hands of the North Carolina Board of Elections and Ethics...

  • By LA Times   -   Dec 12, 2018

    L.A.'S CONVENTION CENTER IS TOO SMALL, TOO OLD AND TOO UGLY. AEG HAS A PLAN TO FIX IT, BUT THERE'S A CATCH

    The Los Angeles Convention Center has long been derided as a money-losing white elephant. It's too small, too old and its exhibition...

    Event, Entertainment, Los Angeles
  • By LA Times   -   Dec 12, 2018

    BREXIT WAS A BLUNDER. BRITISH VOTERS SHOULD HAVE THE CHANCE TO UNDO THEIR MISTAKE

    After delaying a vote in Parliament on the Brexit agreement she reached with the European Union, British Prime Minister Theresa May...

    Deals
  • By LA Times   -   Dec 12, 2018

    LEGISLATORS WHO PUSH FOR GUN LAWS ARE TARGETED WITH INTIMIDATION CAMPAIGNS. I KNOW BECAUSE IT HAPPENED TO ME

    The email landed in my inbox on Monday morning of last week. “The gun-grabbing tyrants are on the march,” it screamed in bold text,...