• By LA Times   -   Aug 18, 2018

    FORMER U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL KOFI ANNAN DIES AT AGE 80

    Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks...

    Celebration, Celebrity
  • By LA Times   -   Aug 18, 2018

    HOME OF THE WEEK: BUILDING ON BIG IDEAS IN THE HOLLYWOOD HILLS

    Originally built by Fred Smathers, the designer-builder known for his reinterpretations of the Mediterranean style, this Nichols Canyon...

    Style, Design, Fred, Home, Styles
  • By LA Times   -   Aug 18, 2018

    MOST CORPORATE TRAVEL MANAGERS DON'T LET EMPLOYEES BOOK CHEAP, NO-FRILLS FARES. HERE'S WHY

    Travel managers for big corporations love saving money, but most won't let their employees book the cheapest fares on business trips...

    Trip, Traveling, Airlines, Business, Travel, Corporate
  • By LA Times   -   Aug 18, 2018

    DODGERS HAD THE DEPTH TO SURVIVE KEY INJURIES IN THE PAST; KENLEY JANSEN IS A DIFFERENT STORY

    When the New York Mets spent the first pick of the 1961 expansion draft on a catcher, manager Casey Stengel explained why. “You gotta...

    New York
  • By LA Times   -   Aug 18, 2018

    CHARTER SPECTRUM PLANS TO REPORT LOCAL TV NEWS, 24 HOURS A DAY, IN LOS ANGELES

    Local TV news has settled into a familiar routine: a pingpong of live shots with reporters standing near the scene of a crime, a wildfire...

    Los Angeles
  • By LA Times   -   Aug 18, 2018

    RACING! BIGGEST DAY OF THE YEAR AT DEL MAR

    Horse racing newsletter

  • By LA Times   -   Aug 18, 2018

    WITHOUT WARNING: REDDING FIRE MOVED FASTER THAN EVACUATION ORDERS, LEAVING A DEADLY TOLL

    California faces a huge challenge as fires get bigger, faster and increasingly destructive.

  • By LA Times   -   Aug 18, 2018

    A DOWNTOWN STREETCAR IS NOT DESIRED

    Last week the Los Angeles City Council approved a nearly $600-million financial plan to build and operate a streetcar on a nearly four-mile...

    City, Los Angeles
  • By LA Times   -   Aug 18, 2018

    SCIENCE IS SCIENCE - UNLESS TRUMP IS INVOLVED

    To the editor: Not only does the Trump administration diss sound scientific advice by its own Environmental Protection Agency scientists...

    People, Cars, Car
  • By LA Times   -   Aug 18, 2018

    CLIMATE CHANGE DENIERS AREN'T WORTH ANY NEWS COVERAGE

    To the editor: Steve Lopez writes effectively about climate change. But I have a question: Why does he feel he must give any ink, screen...

    People
  • By LA Times   -   Aug 18, 2018

    NOT ON MY SIDEWALK: HOW BIRD SCOOTERS ANNOY READERS AND MAKE THEM CONDONE VANDALISM

    For all the talk about our self-destructive dependence on automobiles in Southern California, there's another, much healthier addiction...

  • By LA Times   -   Aug 18, 2018

    AN UNSEEMLY LEGISLATIVE POWER GRAB

    The leaders of the Democratic and Republican caucuses in the state Legislature are among the most powerful politicians in the state....

    Women, Men
  • By LA Times   -   Aug 18, 2018

    TRUMP BACKED 'SPACE FORCE' AFTER MONTHS OF LOBBYING BY OFFICIALS WITH TIES TO AEROSPACE INDUSTRY

    When President Trump spoke to Marines at the Miramar Air Station in San Diego on March 13, he threw out an idea that he suggested had...

  • By LA Times   -   Aug 18, 2018

    THE WEEK AHEAD IN SOCAL DANCE, AUG. 19-26: 'MEMOIRS OF A. UNICORN' AND MORE

    Compiled by Matt Cooper Memoirs of a... Unicorn Dancer-choreographer Marjani Forté-Saunders performs this solo evening-length dance...

    Life
  • By LA Times   -   Aug 18, 2018

    THE WEEK AHEAD AT SOCAL MUSEUMS, AUG. 19-26: 'INK: STORIES ON SKIN' AND MORE

    Reviews by Leah Ollman. Openings Ink: Stories on Skin Exhibition focuses on historical and cultural aspects of tattoo art in Southern...

    Museum, Art, Beach, Culture
  • By LA Times   -   Aug 18, 2018

    THE WEEK AHEAD IN SOCAL CLASSICAL MUSIC, AUG. 19-26: THE LA PHIL'S 'TCHAIKOVSKY SPECTACULAR' AND MORE

    Compiled by Matt Cooper California Philharmonic The orchestra wraps its summer season with selections from John Williams' film scores...

    Guide, Star
  • By LA Times   -   Aug 18, 2018

    THE WEEK AHEAD IN SOCAL THEATER, AUG. 19-26: 'THE GLASS MENAGERIE,' 'AIN'T TOO PROUD' AND MORE

    Capsule reviews are by Philip Brandes , F. Kathleen Foley , Margaret Gray , Charles McNulty and Daryl H. Miller. Openings High Street...

    Style, Brands, Fashion, Styles
  • By LA Times   -   Aug 18, 2018

    EDISON OFFENSE STRUGGLES IN SEASON-OPENING LOSS TO TESORO

    Tesoro High football coach Matt Poston returned to his alma mater of Huntington Beach High on Friday night. Poston played lineman at...

    Beach
  • By LA Times   -   Aug 18, 2018

    HOT PROPERTY NEWSLETTER: THAT BLAST FROM THE PAST

    What the real estate world needs now apparently is nostalgia. How else can you explain a home from a popular early '70s sitcom going...

    Home, City
  • By LA Times   -   Aug 18, 2018

    JSERRA OPENS SEASON WITH 49-7 ROUT OF CORONA DEL MAR

    Last month, JSerra's football team faced Corona del Mar in a seven-on-seven passing tournament in Redondo Beach. The Lions struggled...

    Beach