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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
The action thriller “Collide,” starring  Nicholas Hoult, Felicity Jones and Anthony Hopkins, opens Friday in general release but was not screened for critics. The review will appear as soon as pos
Concern was raised a notch for the Ducks before the puck was even dropped Wednesday.  Goalie John Gibson was scratched because of a lower-body injury, and although his status is day-to-day, the Du
GIRLS' BASKETBALL CITY OPEN DIVISION Semifinals, Saturday at Roybal #4 Granada Hills at #1 Fairfax, 4 p.m. #3 El Camino Real at #2 Palisades, 2 p.m.   Consolation quarterfinals, Friday, 7 p.m. #8
The State Bar of California is seeking to discipline former Los Angeles City Atty. Carmen Trutanich, claiming that as a county prosecutor he suppressed important evidence and allowed a witness to
A day after an off-duty Los Angeles police officer fired his gun during a confrontation with a group of teenagers in Anaheim, videos purportedly showing the encounter spread online, prompting ques
Dillon Brooks made a three-pointer with 0.2 seconds to play to cap a comeback from 16 points down and No. 6 Oregon beat California, 68-65, on Wednesday night to keep its hopes alive for a Pac-12 t
John Gillon made a three-pointer from 25 feet at the buzzer and Syracuse upset No. 10 Duke, 78-75, on Wednesday night as the Orange kept alive their postseason hopes.  With only 7.5 seconds left a
Dillon Brooks hit a 3-pointer with 0.2 seconds to play to cap a comeback from 16 points down and No. 6 Oregon beat California 68-65 on Wednesday night to keep its hopes alive for a Pac-12 title. 
The semifinals are set for the City Section Open Division after Westchester became the final qualifier with a 64-62 victory over Washington on Wednesday night. The Generals came back from an eight
Magic Johnson’s retired jersey hung high on the wall just above the court where the Lakers ran up and down during a scrimmage. A day after a franchise-shaking quake struck the building, the player
Harvard-Westlake has advanced to the semifinals of the Southern Seciton Open Division girls' playoffs. The Wolverines defeated Lakeside, 60-50, on Wednesday night. Justine Barraza scored 20 points
As Louisville Coach Rick Pitino headed to the locker room with his team trailing North Carolina, 33-30, Wednesday night in Chapel Hill, N.C., a fan at Dean Smith Center yelled in his direction.  P
The Southern Section Division 1 boys' soccer playoffs saw the No. 1 and No. 3 seeds go down to defeat in the second round on Wednesday. Top-seeded Cathedral was beaten by El Toro on penalty kicks,
In its annual country report on India, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday said growth is expected at 6.6 percent in this fiscal year and at 7.2 percent in the following year.
GIRLS' WATER POLO SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION 1 Semifinals, Wednesday Laguna Beach 14, Dos Pueblos 4 San Marcos 11, Mater Dei 9   DIVISION 2 Semifinals, Wednesday Schurr 7, Agoura 5 Riverside Poly 6
Administration removes protections for transgender students Feb. 22, 2017, 8:10 p.m. A look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: Trump administration rescinds Obama-era
In the coastal cities north of San Diego, there’s a growing movement to  transform Coast Highway 101 into a more bicycle-friendly thoroughfare. But that effort has hit some rough spots as commuter
"Between 2000 and 2016, British FDI created 371,000 jobs 10 percent of all jobs created by FDI. The total number of people employed by British companies in India currently stands at 788,000 represen
A 28-year-old man pleaded no contest Wednesday in connection with an assault that left another fan critically injured after a 2015 playoff game at Dodger Stadium. Michael Rae Papayans of Palos Ver
"Five Chief Ministers, Niti Aayog, all of us are working. We've given an interim report and we're going to give final report very soon," Naidu told reporters on the sidelines of a Microsoft event he
"There have been eight rounds of negotiations between both the countries in the last couple of years...there have been conversations...but no initiation of a new round," Carmon told reporters.
New memos issued this week by Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly brought President Trump’s promised crackdown on illegal immigration one step closer to reality. Kelly lifted nearly all rest
As authorities closed in on the Dakota Access pipeline protest Wednesday, a small contingent of resisters refused to leave the site where they’ve stood for almost a year against the construction o
If Chris Paul suits up Thursday night when the Clippers play at Golden State, that  would be an encouraging sign as L.A. surges toward the final stretch of the regular season. Paul was typically n
The large glass windows inside the American Express Club at StubHub Center offered a picturesque pitch that the Los Angeles Chargers will turn into their home field. Across the room is a private b
Over the last two weeks, heavy rains pushed water levels at Santa Clara County’s largest reservoir into the danger zone, with officials warning it could overflow. That happened over the weekend, s
"India's natural gas plans have implications for a number of issues in which Congress has expressed an interest," the bipartisan and independent Congressional Research Service (CRS) said in the repo
Matt Shoemaker stared at Shane Robinson from the mound on a Tempe Diablo Stadium back field on Wednesday afternoon. There was no screen between the two men, and Shoemaker had no idea if Robinson w
The first time Lee Baca was put on trial for obstruction of an FBI investigation, lawyers for the former Los Angeles County sheriff nearly convinced a jury that the government’s case was all smoke
A Newport Beach celebrity dentist who was barred from treating patients this month has relinquished her license to practice dentistry, state documents show. The Dental Board of California suspende
The Trump administration rescinded an Obama-era directive Wednesday aimed at preventing discrimination against transgender students, questioning its legal grounding. In a joint statement, official
Even if it was sealed by a handshake on national television in their home country, the high-stakes bet between Canelo Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. means nothing unless it becomes part of a r
Watching shows on Youtube is old hat, but not as old hat as tabletop role-playing games. Combining the two — watching people online who are playing role-playing games — would seem to go a step too
Essential Education: The end of the L.A. Unified iPad saga Feb. 22, 2017, 4:26 p.m. Welcome to Essential Education, our daily look at education in California and beyond. Here's the latest: The FBI
Trump's new immigration directives: stricter enforcement and more deportations Feb. 22, 2017, 4:25 p.m. A look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: New Homeland Security
Essential Politics: Lawmaker says California needs an estate tax if the federal version is scrapped, Sanders thanks supporters in Los Angeles Feb. 22, 2017, 4:20 p.m. This is Essential Politics, o
Essential Politics: Lawmaker says California needs an estate tax if the federal version is scrapped, Sanders thanks supporters in Los Angeles Feb. 22, 2017, 4:20 p.m. This is Essential Politics, o
Essential Education: The end of the L.A. Unified iPad saga Feb. 22, 2017, 4:26 p.m. Welcome to Essential Education, our daily look at education in California and beyond. Here's the latest: The FBI
Cristina Reyes eyed her daughter toddling about on a patch of grass while waiting for the trolley that would take them to their Lynwood home. The 33-year-old has stuck to public transportation eve
The Washington Wizards added scoring punch to their bench Wednesday, acquiring swingman Bojan Bogdanovic in a trade with the Brooklyn Nets.  Washington will also get forward Chris McCullough in th
A federal judge denied a request this week that would have allowed more people to join a lawsuit that accuses a group of surfers of harassing and assaulting outsiders to keep them away from Lunada
“Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter” centers on the relationship between a father and his child, and his desire to keep her away from his successful, albeit illegal, business. The film’s director, Goro
Ed Garvey, the lawyer who led the National Football League Players Assn. through strikes in 1974 and 1982, has died at age 76. Garvey died Wednesday at a nursing home outside Madison, Wis., after
With splashy performances by Katy Perry and Bruno Mars and major trophies presented to Adele and Beyoncé, Wednesday’s Brit Awards might’ve convinced those paying only partial attention that they w
Essential Politics: Lawmaker says California needs an estate tax if the federal version is scrapped, Sanders thanks supporters in Los Angeles Feb. 22, 2017, 4:20 p.m. This is Essential Politics, o
At the end of 2016, Goldman Sachs launched a new online lending platform called Marcus. The move into online lending by one of the most successful investment banks in the world is a telling move for t
The Great American Jobs Apocalypse continues to tear our social fabric, and no one really knows what to do about it. If you’re not unemployed or underemployed now, then you know someone who is… and yo
As authorities closed in on the Dakota Access pipeline protest Wednesday, a small contingent of resisters refused to leave the site where they’ve stood for almost a year against the construction o
In a closely watched earnings report Wednesday, Tesla Inc. reported fourth-quarter and full-year results and assured investors that it is on schedule to produce its long-awaited, mid-market Model
For Dodgers pitching coach Rick Honeycutt, one of the most encouraging signs with Hyun-Jin Ryu occurred a couple of days after Ryu threw live batting practice. It was not how Ryu looked when he fa
Even those who had prepared for flooding in San Jose were outmatched by rising floodwaters no one expected. The worst flooding in 100 years forced the evacuations of at least 14,000 residents in t
U.S. stocks mostly slipped Wednesday after their recent record-setting run. Energy companies stumbled, but basic materials makers rose as investors hoped two large deals would win approval from re
Kings Coach Darryl Sutter has been careful to downplay Jonathan Quick’s progress in returning from the groin injury that sidelined him less than a period into the season. But it wasn’t hard to see
The Supreme Court on Wednesday firmly rejected the use of racial stereotypes when deciding the proper sentence for a convicted criminal, reopening the case of a black man who was condemned to deat
With the Academy Awards just days away, it’s not just Hollywood A-listers who are eagerly waiting to see who will take home Oscars on Sunday. The industry’s rising stars are too. “I was a huge fan
Essential Politics: Lawmaker says California needs an estate tax if the federal version is scrapped, Sanders thanks supporters in Los Angeles Feb. 22, 2017, 2:13 p.m. This is Essential Politics, o
Today in Entertainment: Will President Trump watch the Oscars? Feb. 22, 2017, 2:11 p.m. With the Oscars around the corner and much of Hollywood still focused on the twists and turns of the preside
Nicolas Kerdiles was a great story when he was drafted by the Ducks … five years ago. Born in Texas and raised in Irvine, he was the first Orange County-raised player drafted by the franchise.   B
They came by the hundreds, in big cities and rural hamlets, to heckle, plead, badger and, in some instances, to protest the protests themselves. Congress is in recess this week and a citizenry sud
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