• By LA Times   -   Feb 23, 2018

    ESSENTIAL CALIFORNIA: SKY-HIGH RENTS AND HOME PRICES ARE MAKING IT HARD FOR SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BUSINESSES TO ATTRACT WORKERS

    Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It's Friday, Feb. 23, and here's what's happening across California:...

    Home, Business
  • By LA Times   -   Feb 23, 2018

    NEIGHBORHOOD SPOTLIGHT: AGOURA HILLS CONTINUES ITS SLOW-GROWTH TRADITION

    The recorded history of Agoura Hills begins, like so many other Southern California cities, with the bestowment of a grandiloquent...

    City
  • By LA Times   -   Feb 23, 2018

    YOGA, TAI CHI AND HIKING ARE ON-SHORE EXTRAS ON THESE MEDITERRANEAN CRUISES

    Rejuvenate mind and body while cruising the Mediterranean on Regent Seven Seas' new wellness shore and spa excursions. The holistic...

    Wellness, Spa, Cruise, Destinations
  • By LA Times   -   Feb 23, 2018

    GUILLERMO DEL TORO KNOWS THE SECRET TO MAKING A SUCCESSFUL FILM. IT'S ALL ABOUT COLLABORATING

    Of the many words to describe Guillermo del Toro - director, producer, screenwriter and special effects makeup artist - colleagues...

  • By LA Times   -   Feb 23, 2018

    RACING! LOTS OF CHANGES IN OUR KENTUCKY DERBY RANKINGS

    Horse racing newsletter

  • By LA Times   -   Feb 23, 2018

    MORE THAN HALF OF U.S. GUN OWNERS STORE AT LEAST ONE FIREARM WITHOUT ANY LOCKS, SURVEY REVEALS

    More than half of U.S. gun owners store at least one firearm without any locks or other measures to prevent its theft or use by an...

  • By LA Times   -   Feb 23, 2018

    FRIDAY'S WINTER OLYMPICS TV SCHEDULE

  • By LA Times   -   Feb 23, 2018

    EVEN IN EXILE, HARVEY WEINSTEIN MAINTAINS AN UPSCALE LIFESTYLE. BUT HIS EXPENSES ARE ADDING UP

    To visitors of this upscale Phoenix suburb, one of the main attractions is the Praying Monk, the natural rock formation in the shadow...

    LifeStyle
  • By LA Times   -   Feb 23, 2018

    ROUND TRIP FROM LAX TO SINGAPORE ON UNITED: $515

    You can fly to Singapore, an economic powerhouse that's both a financial center and a shopping mecca, for $515 round trip, including...

    Shopping, Trip, Singapore, Travel, Traveling
  • By LA Times   -   Feb 23, 2018

    TODAY: WHERE THE TEACHERS BEAR ARMS

    Amid the gun debate, we take a look at a school in Argyle, Texas. TOP STORIES Where the Teachers Bear Arms Is a good guy with a gun...

    Look
  • By LA Times   -   Feb 23, 2018

    'SEVEN SECONDS' PUTS A DRAMATIC SPIN ON TENSIONS AROUND LAW ENFORCEMENT AND RACE RELATIONS

    It takes roughly 55 seconds from the opening of “Seven Seconds” for the nightmare at the core of the new Netflix drama to begin. A...

    City
  • By LA Times   -   Feb 23, 2018

    DOCTOR AT COUNTY-USC HOSPITAL SAYS SHE WAS SEXUALLY ASSAULTED BY A FELLOW PHYSICIAN, PROMPTING SHERIFF'S INQUIRY

    Allegations by a doctor at L.A. County-USC Medical Center that a fellow physician sexually assaulted her in the hospital have become...

  • By LA Times   -   Feb 23, 2018

    WHAT $700,000 BUYS RIGHT NOW IN THREE VENTURA COUNTY COMMUNITIES

    Here's a look at what roughly $700,000 buys right now in the Ventura County communities of Ojai, South Moorpark and Camarillo's Mission...

    Style, Garden, Styles, Look, Home
  • By LA Times   -   Feb 23, 2018

    ACTUALLY, THERE IS A CLEAR LINK BETWEEN MASS SHOOTINGS AND MENTAL ILLNESS

    “Repeat after me: Mass shooters are not disproportionately mentally ill.” This is the opening line of a meme that's been circulating...

  • By LA Times   -   Feb 23, 2018

    HOW OLYMPIAN SHANI DAVIS CLOSES THE GAP BETWEEN BLACKNESS AND AMERICANNESS

    Now that we're almost at the end of it, I can confess that I was dreading February and Black History Month. President Trump, his ruthless...

  • By LA Times   -   Feb 23, 2018

    45 DAYS IS TOO LONG FOR THE LAPD TO WAIT TO RELEASE POLICE VIDEOS TO THE PUBLIC

    A proposal to publicly release video of Los Angeles police shootings and other serious uses of force within 45 days is still too restrictive...

    Los Angeles
  • By LA Times   -   Feb 23, 2018

    SECOND RUSSIAN ATHLETE FAILS DOPING TEST AT OLYMPICS

  • By LA Times   -   Feb 23, 2018

    POLAND'S NEW LAW ON NAZI ATROCITIES IS BASED ON A LIE, SAYS A HOLOCAUST SURIVOR

    To the editor: Poland's new law rewriting its World War II history about not having any involvement in creating concentration camps...

  • By LA Times   -   Feb 23, 2018

    THE VA'S ANTI-MARIJUANA HYSTERIA DOESN'T HELP VETERANS WITH PTSD

    To the editor: The federal government ought to respect the wishes and sacrifices of our military veterans. (“ Should veterans be allowed...

    People
  • By LA Times   -   Feb 23, 2018

    AFTER 'BLACK PANTHER' AND 'THE LAST JEDI,' IS THIS THE ERA OF THE ARTISANAL BLOCKBUSTER?

    The supersized success of “Black Panther” didn't just smash assumptions about what superheroes are allowed to look like, it has also...

    Star, Look