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Like a sprinkling of Disney’s trademark magic, the hidden-in-plain-sight high-tech special effects in the new “Frozen” musical at Disney California Adventure weave seamlessly and effortlessly into
U.S. intelligence agencies inadvertently intercepted communications involving the Trump transition team late last year, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said Wednesday, a disclosur
The oratory that made Gov. Jerry Brown a rising political star in his youth returned on Wednesday as he joined Democrats on Capitol Hill in rebuking President Trump and congressional Republicans f
Essential Politics: Gov. Jerry Brown visits Washington, D.C., Schwarzenegger blasts Trump's approval ratings March 22, 2017, 4:56 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California poli
A sex offender who died Monday in a shootout with Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies outside the department’s Temple City station was facing child pornography charges, officials said. Andrew Ja
For “Mulan” fans stressed out over rumors that next year’s live-action update won’t be a musical, director Niki Caro has a message: Don’t set off the fireworks just yet. Caro, the “Whale Rider” an
The house specialty at the Piglet Friendly Cafe is chopped chicken with carrots, broccoli and egg — with no MSG. The most common drink order is water in a bowl. No need for manners here or even ut
New revelations rock House investigation into Russian meddling in 2016 campaign March 22, 2017, 4:34 p.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: Trump transition t
Google’s advertising machine is under siege. Two of the nation’s biggest ad buyers and several other major companies announced Wednesday their intention to halt or reduce deals with Google over co
The final day of Judge Neil M. Gorsuch’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee got off to an awkward start Wednesday when the Supreme Court unanimously overruled the foundation of one of
U.S. intelligence agencies inadvertently intercepted communications involving the Trump transition team late last year, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said Wednesday, a disclosur
Global movie box office revenue growth slowed last year as international receipts declined for the first time in 12 years, reflecting a cooling in China’s once-red-hot film market, according to a
The tension has been gnawing at Jim Leyland. He cannot simply play his best nine every day, or let his starting pitcher remain in the game as long as he is effective. He has to balance playing tim
Ex-Tory MP Charles Hendry has joined the boards of Independent Oil and Gas and its major stakeholder London Oil and Gas, on top of his existing role as an advisor to international oil giant Vitol.
President Trump and House Speaker Paul D. Ryan are staring at a moment that could define or derail their tenures, with the vote on the GOP measure to repeal and replace Obamacare approaching and t
Ojai Nordhoff Principal Greg Bayless has removed three players from the baseball team after two of the players "used the letters of their NHS jerseys to spell out" a racial slur and another took a
The statement coming out of Paris this week did not seem to leave much wiggle room. With the French capital competing against Los Angeles to host the Summer Games, bid leaders appeared to shoot do
As representatives from more than 60 nations gathered here to share strategies on defeating Islamic State, U.S. helicopters ferried hundreds of Syrian fighters into a battle Wednesday in southern
A lone assailant struck at the heart of London on Wednesday, mowing down pedestrians with a car and then fatally stabbing a police officer outside Britain’s Houses of Parliament in an apparent ter
On Thursday, House Republicans and President Trump face their first big test since the election that put the GOP in complete control of the federal government. The House will be voting on a bill t
Ex-Tory MP Charles Hendry has joined the boards of Independent Oil and Gas and its major stakeholder London Oil and Gas, on top of his existing role as an advisor to international oil giant Vitol.
Just weeks after Kraft Heinz was shown the door by Unilever, the Dutch paints and chemical giant Akzo Nobel is under siege from US rival PPG with an offer that values the group at £19.4bn.
The dinosaur family tree may need to be radically rewritten — and even uprooted and replanted elsewhere, a new analysis of about 75 different species shows. The findings, published in the journal
A unanimous Supreme Court strengthened the rights of nearly 7 million schoolchildren with disabilities Wednesday, and did so by rejecting a lower standard set by Judge Neil Gorsuch. The ruling, on
The low-cost chain, which has 73 stores and 64 concessions in the UK, faced rising costs after the fall in the pound since the Brexit vote. It pays for most of its shoes in dollars.
Conn, 54, was paid £4.1m last year compared to £3m a year earlier – as Centrica refused to hike dividends. It comes days after Prime Minister Theresa May said the energy market was ‘not working as i
Most recent incumbents are former M&S chairman Lord Myners and ex-Blackstone chair Sir David Verey. It’s two days work a month and unpaid, so George ‘six jobs’ Osborne won’t be interested.
New revelations rock House investigation into Russian meddling in 2016 campaign March 22, 2017, 2:42 p.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: Trump transition t
New revelations rock House investigation into Russian meddling in 2016 campaign March 22, 2017, 2:42 p.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: Trump transition t
A former San Bruno firefighter was arrested this week on suspicion of stealing more than $25,000 from the firefighter’s union annual toy drive for low income families, police said. Holly Kaye Nels
As House Republicans move toward a vote to roll back the Affordable Care Act, nearly every major organization representing patients and doctors now opposes the legislation. The American Cancer Soc
Major American brands, including AT&T and Verizon, are reportedly pulling advertising from Google and its YouTube division in response to a growing scandal over extremist videos hosted by the Inte
Despite hard sell, Trump is still short on votes to pass health care bill March 22, 2017, 2:29 p.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: Despite hard sell, Trump
Junior point guard Spencer Freedman of Mater Dei has been selected the MVP of the Trinity League. Freedman helped the Monarchs win the Trinity League championship and reach the Open Division final
The questions started pouring in immediately. Am I at risk of being detained even though I haven't committed any offenses? What should I say to ICE if they ask me where I was born? Will massive ra
An apparent terrorist attack Wednesday outside British Parliament came one year after suicide bombings at the Brussels airport and a Metro station in Belgium. Islamic State claimed responsibility
Despite hard sell, Trump is still short on votes to pass health care bill March 22, 2017, 2:29 p.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: Despite hard sell, Trump
While Los Angeles’ FYF fest earned praise on Tuesday for its three-day expansion and adventurous programming (including headliners Missy Elliott, Bjork, Frank Ocean and Nine Inch Nails), Lollapalo
Officials continued their plans Wednesday to demolish 10 dams throughout the Santa Ana mountains, starting with three along Silverado Creek. About a dozen community members protested the Orange Co
A Southern California woman has been accused of running a fake rescue organization and selling sick puppies to unsuspecting families. Megan Ann Hoechstetter, 42, was charged Monday with 20 misdeme
A lone assailant struck at the heart of London on Wednesday, mowing down pedestrians with a car and then attacking a police officer outside the Houses of Parliament in an apparent terrorist attack
An executive at Sears and Kmart’s parent company said the distressed retailer remains “a viable business” even though it had warned regulators of “substantial doubt” that it could keep its doors o
More than five weeks after erosion damage at Oroville reservoir forced residents to flee to high ground, the Butte County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday announced it had lifted an evacuation adviso
Essential Politics: Gov. Jerry Brown visits Washington, D.C., Schwarzenegger blasts Trump's approval ratings March 22, 2017, 1:27 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California poli
Today in Entertainment: Wyclef Jean discusses being falsely detained; 'Gong Show's' Chuck Barris remembered March 22, 2017, 1:26 p.m. With the arrival of spring, blockbuster movie season has gotte
Jordan Peele knew “Get Out” had a shot. The reviews were glowing. The tracking was strong. The buzz was decidedly buzzy. All signs pointed to at least a decent-sized success for a modestly budgete
Theater is more than entertainment. It’s a way to bring people from wildly different walks of life together for a common purpose. This is the binding philosophy of Cornerstone Theater Company in t
Essential Politics: Gov. Jerry Brown visits Washington, D.C., Schwarzenegger blasts Trump's approval ratings March 22, 2017, 1:27 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California poli
It appears Target customers truly like The Honest Company. And now they can add Honest Beauty to their shopping carts along with the brand’s assortment in baby, personal care and household categor
Chennai-based Indian Overseas Bank (IOB), which has been going through tough time due to increasing NPAs, to get Rs 1,100 crore from the Government of India, which is the major shareholder in the Bank
George Michael's estate appears headed for trouble, with his former lover, Fadi Fawaz, feuding with the family about his funeral and living in his London home. With better estate planning, Michael's
Essential Education: Cal State to vote today on tuition hike March 22, 2017, 12:36 p.m. Welcome to Essential Education, our daily look at education in California and beyond. Here's the latest:Cal
A lone assailant struck at the heart of London on Wednesday, mowing down pedestrians with a car and then attacking a police officer outside the Houses of Parliament in an apparent terrorist attack
Essential Education: Cal State to vote today on tuition hike March 22, 2017, 12:36 p.m. Welcome to Essential Education, our daily look at education in California and beyond. Here's the latest:Cal
Everything President Trump has tweeted (and what it was about) March 22, 2017, 11:55 a.m. His tweets have the power to shape international relations, send stock prices up - or down - and galvanize
First day of spring, the market showed its disbelief that reflation was at hand. Bank of America and its ilk dropped a snappy 5%. Even my robins arrived north prematurely, met by a 24-inch snowfall in
Everything President Trump has tweeted (and what it was about) March 22, 2017, 11:55 a.m. His tweets have the power to shape international relations, send stock prices up - or down - and galvanize
Today in Entertainment: Wyclef Jean discusses being falsely detained; 'Gong Show's' Chuck Barris remembered March 22, 2017, 11:54 a.m. With the arrival of spring, blockbuster movie season has gott
Each month the bank will buy ten Lottery tickets for each £40,000 put in by savers. You then get a proportion of any winnings. The new bond joins a handful of banks that give prizes.
Retired professional wrestler, actor and television host Steve Austin has bought a home in Marina del Rey’s Golden Triangle section for $1.49 million in a deal completed off-market. The single-sto
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