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Is there such a thing as a trust-funded surf gang?...08/01/15
Looking for a secret surf spot in the South Bay? Maybe you shouldn't. Palos Verdes' Lunada Bay has a legacy of violence in the name of "localism."
Homelessness in Orange County: More single adults and...
Census results show a jump in homeless adults but decreases in the chronically homeless and families. Those who are unsheltered or living in cars and on sidewalks jumped 30 percent.
America’s top cop Bill Bratton weighs in on body cams,...
Videos revealing police work that was once hidden from public view have gone viral online. In the last two weeks, that's played primary roles with Sandra Bland and Sam DuBose.
Weekend on the cheap: Beer, bacon and books
Let's do this.
Lawsuit claims 'Happy Birthday' song should be in the...
The song is seldom used on screen because producers have to pay usage fees, but a documentary filmmaker is challenging the copyright.
Playing David Foster Wallace in 'The End of the Tour' made...
Jason Segel plays David Foster Wallace in 'The End of the Tour.'
'Sons of Anarchy' is no more, but the band plays on thanks...
The show's music supervisor, Bob Thiele, "got the band back together" to form a group called The Forest Rangers, which has released its first album, “Land, Ho!”
Andy Kindler: 'It's a great time for comics,' except if...
Veteran comedian Andy Kindler reflects on the annual "State of the Industry" speech that he gives at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal.
When is campus policing is harmful to the community?
The shooting death of Samuel DuBose ignites an old debate about the arming of campus cops.
'Listen to Me Marlon' reveals the real Brando through the...
How a lifetime of audio recordings, from business meetings to self-hypnosis tapes, came together in a new documentary on the legendary actor.
High school students flocking to community colleges, but...
For years, community colleges have allowed high school students to enroll but the rules favor high-achieving students. Administrators want to open the doors wider.
At LAUSD, new efforts to retain beginner teachers
LAUSD hired more than 900 teachers last year. Out of that group, they awarded 23 teachers, calling them "Rookies of the Year."
Once outlaws, Young Lords find a museum home for radical...
Inspired by the Black Panthers, the Young Lords were formed in New York City by a group of Puerto Rican youth in 1969. Their history is now on display in a new exhibition.
California says water use fell by 27 percent in June
Data released Thursday by the State Water Resources Control Board shows 265 out of 411 local agencies hit or nearly reached savings targets.
Kelly's Hollywood: A dream come true for a woman with Down...
The Special Olympics continues in Los Angeles for a few more days, but the games is about more than sports. It's also a platform to highlight the lives and work of people with intellectual disabilities.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Craig Robinson and Christian Slater...
This weekend Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Craig Robinson and Christian Slater will all take the stage to perform in the Eric Idle musical "Spamalot" at the Hollywood Bowl.
Planner for the '84 LA Olympics: Los Angeles would be a...
We talked with the design firm that prepped the 1984 games. It's co-CEO John Simones says LA could definitely create another hit if it was picked for 2024.
This Native American tribe saves water by cutting trees
North Fork Mono Indians are employing a unique tactic: they're saving water by cutting down trees. Tribal Chair Ron Goode explains that thinning forests means more water can flow to meadows
‘Berniemania’ could complicate the Clinton campaign
The Vermont senator’s grassroots campaign is sweeping up disillusioned Democrats.
A man who grew up on Bunker Hill says 'Get Angels Flight...
A man who rode the original Angels Flight thousands of times tells us about life on Bunker Hill before "urban renewal."
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