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USC dean drug scandal could take costly toll on school's legal battle with UC system | Los Angeles Times USC dean drug scandal could take costly toll on school's legal battle with UC system
Six months after Dr. Carmen Puliafito stepped down as dean of USC’s medical school, he was called by the university to give sworn testimony as a witness in a lawsuit the institution was facing. It was a sensitive matter with hundreds of millions of dollars potentially at stake, and two attorneys...
Los Angeles Times | August 21, 2017
The huge L.A. school construction project is done, so what does it add up to? | Los Angeles Times The huge L.A. school construction project is done, so what does it add up to?
Key figures and milestones in the L.A. school bond program, the nation's largest campus construction effort
Los Angeles Times | August 21, 2017
A Boy’s Double Life Threatens to Blow Up in <i>Beach Rats</i> | LAWeekly A Boy’s Double Life Threatens to Blow Up in Beach Rats
In Eliza Hittman’s debut feature, It Felt Like Love, a young girl tests the waters of adult sexuality, offering her body up to the statuesque bros who live in her Eastern Seaboard beach town.
LAWeekly | August 21, 2017
Why the Eclipse Could Be a Bummer for Much of L.A. | LAWeekly Why the Eclipse Could Be a Bummer for Much of L.A.
June gloom in August means the eclipse could be obscured by cloud cover. Even downtown could be cloudy.
LAWeekly | August 21, 2017
5 Great Bars in the Valley, According to Bellwether Beverage Director Ann-Marie Verdi | LAWeekly 5 Great Bars in the Valley, According to Bellwether Beverage Director Ann-Marie Verdi
“At the end of the day, I’ll always be a bartender. When you’re done working, you really just want a place to sit down and enjoy a drink."
LAWeekly | August 21, 2017
Sentencing for Diamond Bar man who smuggled ED drugs sold as ‘herbal enhancement’ | My News LA Sentencing for Diamond Bar man who smuggled ED drugs sold as ‘herbal enhancement’
A Diamond Bar man faces possible prison time Monday for illegally importing the active ingredients used in erectile dysfunction drugs such as Viagra and Cialis and repackaging the drugs for sale as herbal sexual enhancement products. Joseph “Tzong Hwan” Jinn, 60, pleaded guilty in March in downtown Los Angeles to one count of conspiring to […]
My News LA | August 21, 2017
Huntington Beach homeowner electrocuted by downed power line | My News LA Huntington Beach homeowner electrocuted by downed power line
A man was electrocuted Monday by a downed power line outside his Huntington Beach home, authorities said. The incident occurred at 12:23 a.m. at 8272 Brush Drive, said Huntington Beach Police Lt. Mitchell O’Brien. “It appears to be from some downed power line,” O’Brien said. “There was an interruption of power and we believe he […]
My News LA | August 21, 2017
End of the line for Rancho Santa Margarita in Little League World Series? | My News LA End of the line for Rancho Santa Margarita in Little League World Series?
The all-star team from the Santa Margarita National Little League is in a must-win situation Monday in the Little League World Series, facing its counterpart from the Holbrook Little League. The loser will be eliminated while the winner will play Tuesday against the winner of Monday’s game between the Northwest Region champion, the Walla Walla […]
My News LA | August 21, 2017
Firefighters battle third-alarm blaze in Long Beach damaging 100 storage units | My News LA Firefighters battle third-alarm blaze in Long Beach damaging 100 storage units
Firefighters from the Long Beach Fire Department and other agencies Monday battled a third-alarm fire that damaged more than 100 units at a storage facility, authorities said. The blaze was reported at 11:50 p.m. Sunday at the Extra Space Storage facility in the 2000 block of West Wardlow Road, said Long Beach Firefighter Jake Heflin. […]
My News LA | August 21, 2017
Constituents endorse SFV congressman’s reasons to impeach President Trump | My News LA Constituents endorse SFV congressman’s reasons to impeach President Trump
San Fernando Valley Rep. Brad Sherman received an overwhelming endorsement from constituents this weekend for his decision to introduce articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. Several hundred attendees of a town hall cheered Sherman’s recitation of the reasons he thinks Trump has committed high crimes and misdemeanors, the constitutional standard for impeachment, the Los [
My News LA | August 21, 2017
4 a.m. Last Call Proposal Gets Some L.A. Love | LAWeekly 4 a.m. Last Call Proposal Gets Some L.A. Love
Los Angeles could extend last call for alcohol to 4 a.m. — just in time for the Olympics. But that's only if a new bill that would let cities set their own bar hours is successful.
LAWeekly | August 21, 2017
A New Koreatown Food Court Has Brought South Korea's Most Popular Chains to the U.S. | LAWeekly A New Koreatown Food Court Has Brought South Korea's Most Popular Chains to the U.S.
Square Mixx has brought the trendiest South Korean restaurant franchises to Los Angeles.
LAWeekly | August 21, 2017
Looking Back at the Summer of '67 in L.A.: Protests, Love and General Hershey Bar | LAWeekly Looking Back at the Summer of '67 in L.A.: Protests, Love and General Hershey Bar
Groovin’ on a Sunday afternoon in one’s car through L.A. in 2017, nothing seems quite as redolent of ghosts as that stretch of Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood that used to be known to everyone as “the Strip.” That would be Sunset Boulevard between Doheny and Crescent Heights, the designated...
LAWeekly | August 21, 2017
Sex arrest of woman teacher at pricey Brentwood School: Alleged victim is 16-year-old student | My News LA Sex arrest of woman teacher at pricey Brentwood School: Alleged victim is 16-year-old student
A 45-year-old woman teacher at the exclusive Brentwood School was arrested for allegedly having sex with a 16-year-old student. Dr. Aimee Palmitessa was arrested by Los Angeles police, according to L.A. County jail records. She was booked on a felony statutory rape charge and released on $230,000 bail on Friday, according to jail records. Palmitessa was […]
My News LA | August 21, 2017
End to ‘hated’ traffic lane reductions in Playa del Rey: Victory for outraged Vista del Mar drivers | My News LA End to ‘hated’ traffic lane reductions in Playa del Rey: Victory for outraged Vista del Mar drivers
Restoration of some traffic lanes on a street in Playa del Rey are scheduled to begin Monday after their removal was something that Councilman Mike Bonin admitted “most people outright hated.” The Los Angeles Department of Transportation said it will take two to three weeks to restore a lane in both directions on Vista del […]
My News LA | August 21, 2017
Midnight electrocution in Huntington Beach: Deadly downed power line kills resident | My News LA Midnight electrocution in Huntington Beach: Deadly downed power line kills resident
A deadly downed power line electrocuted a Huntington Beach resident just after midnight Monday when the victim went outside to check on an electrical outage. The tragic death came despite on-going publicity campaigns by Southern California Edison warning of the dangers of downed power lines. The deadly Orange County incident occurred at 12:23 a.m. at […]
My News LA | August 21, 2017
Chargers lose to Saints at StubHub Center | My News LA Chargers lose to Saints at StubHub Center
With quarterback Philip Rivers getting the day off, the Los Angeles Chargers offense was held scoreless in a 13-7 loss to the New Orleans Saints in a preseason game at StubHub Center Sunday. The Chargers allowed eight sacks and were held to 66 rushing yards on 29 carries, an average of 2.3 yards per carry. […]
My News LA | August 21, 2017
Check Out the Newest Tea Trends in the San Gabriel Valley | LAWeekly Check Out the Newest Tea Trends in the San Gabriel Valley
San Gabriel Valley's young people have moved on from boba. Here's what they're drinking now.
LAWeekly | August 21, 2017
Inside the Cyanide-Laced World of Anaheim-Bred Artist Brandi Milne | LAWeekly Inside the Cyanide-Laced World of Anaheim-Bred Artist Brandi Milne
Amid the sprawling new show by L.A. artist Brandi Milne at the Corey Helford Gallery is a pair of portraits of the artist’s mother, who died of lung cancer roughly 10 years ago. One represents her after death, and in it her face is skull-like with expressive eyeholes and thinning...
LAWeekly | August 21, 2017
Storing stuff’s a bad idea as 100 storage units burn in Long Beach | My News LA Storing stuff’s a bad idea as 100 storage units burn in Long Beach
Precious stored belongings went up in flames Monday as firefighters from the Long Beach Fire Department and other agencies battled a third-alarm blaze that damaged more than 100 storage units. The blaze was reported at 11:50 p.m. Sunday at the Extra Space Storage facility in the 2000 block of West Wardlow Road, said Long Beach […]
My News LA | August 21, 2017
Midnight murder on the streets of the city of Orange | My News LA Midnight murder on the streets of the city of Orange
A man was murdered on the streets of the city of Orange shortly after midnight Monday, but there were few details about the deadly attack. Gunfire rang out at about 12:30 a.m. in the 800 block of East Culver Avenue, said Orange Police Sgt. D. Barr. When authorities arrived at the scene they found the […]
My News LA | August 21, 2017
An L.A. County community grapples with its Nazi past — through words, not violence | Los Angeles Times An L.A. County community grapples with its Nazi past — through words, not violence
An L.A. community grapples with its Nazi past - through words, not violence
Los Angeles Times | August 21, 2017
<i>Terminator 2: Judgment Day</i> Returns, Retrofitted for New Cinema Tech — and New Nuclear Threat | LAWeekly Terminator 2: Judgment Day Returns, Retrofitted for New Cinema Tech — and New Nuclear Threat
The specter of nuclear annihilation haunts this film. It’s there in the opening images of a crowded contemporary L.A. freeway turned into a futuristic wasteland of broken skulls and twisted metal.
LAWeekly | August 21, 2017
Herbie Hancock Is a Jazz Legend — and He Once Beat Miles Davis in a Street Race | LAWeekly Herbie Hancock Is a Jazz Legend — and He Once Beat Miles Davis in a Street Race
The living legend behind "Rockit" and "Watermelon Man" explains how Buddhism affects his music — and how he once outraced his new boss, Miles Davis.
LAWeekly | August 21, 2017
South Central Rapper/Singer Duckwrth Isn't Afraid to Explore His Feminine Side | LAWeekly South Central Rapper/Singer Duckwrth Isn't Afraid to Explore His Feminine Side
I meet Duckwrth — born Jared Lee and no relation to Kendrick Lamar, whose last name is Duckworth — at his home, a sun-worn, Victorian-style cottage in South Central. Walking in, I see stacks of clothes all over his living room. He is arranging T-shirt orders into boxes, decorating the...
LAWeekly | August 21, 2017
An unforeseen benefit of California's physician-assisted death law | Los Angeles Times An unforeseen benefit of California's physician-assisted death law
Doctors say California's End of Life Option Act has improved medical care around death -- even for patients who don't want to end their lives that way.
Los Angeles Times | August 21, 2017
Contest of rivalry quarterbacks in Chargers vs. Saints preseason game | My News LA Contest of rivalry quarterbacks in Chargers vs. Saints preseason game
The Los Angeles Chargers will face the New Orleans Saints Sunday in their second preseason game at StubHub Center, seeking improvement both on the field and at the gate. The Chargers lost to Seattle, 48-17, last Sunday as second-string quarterback Kellen Clemens had two passes intercepted and lost a fumble, which the Seahawks converted into […]
My News LA | August 20, 2017
Hit-and-run driver strikes Caltrans officer in Los Feliz | My News LA Hit-and-run driver strikes Caltrans officer in Los Feliz
A Caltrans officer was struck and injured Saturday night in Los Feliz by a hit-and-run driver who was then chased down by a witness. The woman was directing traffic near the intersection of Vermont Avenue and Los Feliz Boulevard around 10 pm. when she was struck. A witness chased the hit-and-run driver, who eventually pulled […]
My News LA | August 20, 2017
Trump sending 5,000 more troops to Afghanistan? SoCal’s ‘Military Families Speak Out’ protest | My News LA Trump sending 5,000 more troops to Afghanistan? SoCal’s ‘Military Families Speak Out’ protest
A group representing the families of service members in Afghanistan plan to demonstrate Sunday against a prospective increase in troop levels. Representatives of Military Families Speak Out said they will gather at 4 p.m. near the office of Congressman Dana Rohrabacher to demand that the United States withdraw all troops from Afghanistan and use diplomacy […]
My News LA | August 20, 2017
Santa Margarita’s run in Little League World Series continues | My News LA Santa Margarita’s run in Little League World Series continues
The all-star team from the Santa Margarita National Little League is scheduled to play its second game in the 2017 Little League World Series Sunday, seeking to move within three victories of the championship. Rancho Santa Margarita-based Santa Margarita, the Southern California and West Regional champion, will face the all-star team from the North State […]
My News LA | August 20, 2017
Tensions high as Laguna Beach braces for ‘America First’ anti-illegal immigration rally | My News LA Tensions high as Laguna Beach braces for ‘America First’ anti-illegal immigration rally
The organizer of Sunday’s “America First” anti- illegal immigration rally hopes to keep the gathering peaceful. Johnny Benitez, who lives in south Orange County, said this would be his group’s fifth gathering in Laguna Beach, and each time the demonstrations went off without incident. “Last time, we had kids playing in the sand with glow […]
My News LA | August 20, 2017
Violence fears in Laguna Beach for ‘America First’ rally: Tensions high after Trump talk on KKK, neo-Nazis in Charlottesville | My News LA Violence fears in Laguna Beach for ‘America First’ rally: Tensions high after Trump talk on KKK, neo-Nazis in Charlottesville
Despite worldwide headlines over protest violence and President Trump’s “many sides” references to KKK and neo-Nazi demonstrators in Charlottesville, the organizer of Sunday’s “America First” anti- illegal immigration rally in Laguna Beach says he hopes to keep the gathering peaceful. But that organizer admitted he’s received death threats and hate mail. N
My News LA | August 20, 2017
Hit-and-run driver nabbed by witness in vehicle chase: Caltrans worker hurt in Los Feliz | My News LA Hit-and-run driver nabbed by witness in vehicle chase: Caltrans worker hurt in Los Feliz
A hit-and-run suspect was in custody Sunday after a woman Caltrans worker directing traffic was struck and injured in the Los Feliz area. The suspect drove off but was followed by the vehicle of the witness. The suspect eventually stopped trying to drive away and was held for authorities. The Caltrans worker was directing traffic near the […]
My News LA | August 20, 2017
Trump targeted by worried military families in Orange County: 5,000 troops added in Afghanistan | My News LA Trump targeted by worried military families in Orange County: 5,000 troops added in Afghanistan
A group representing the families of service members in Afghanistan will demonstrate Sunday near an Orange County congressman’s office to voice opposition to a prospective increase in troop levels. Representatives of Military Families Speak Out said the gathering will be at 4 p.m. near the office of Congressman Dana Rohrabacher to demand that the United […]
My News LA | August 20, 2017
‘Shocked and distressed’ at Brentwood School: Female teacher suspected of sex with student, 16 | My News LA ‘Shocked and distressed’ at Brentwood School: Female teacher suspected of sex with student, 16
A 45-year-old teacher at Brentwood School was arrested for allegedly having sex with a 16-year-old student at the school, according to media reports. Dr. Aimee Palmitessa was arrested by Los Angeles police about 10 a.m. Friday, according to L.A. County jail records. She was booked on a felony statutory rape charge and released on $230,000 […]
My News LA | August 20, 2017
Laguna Beach braces for far-right rally Sunday at Main Beach | Los Angeles Times Laguna Beach braces for far-right rally Sunday at Main Beach
Laguna Beach is bracing for a far-right rally Sunday at Main Beach, which sparked a counter-protest against racism on Saturday. A group of about 300 people from around Orange County gathered in Laguna Beach on Saturday as a preemptive response to the far-right rally. That event is scheduled for...
Los Angeles Times | August 20, 2017
Long Beach blaze injures 2 firefighters, 1 civilian | My News LA Long Beach blaze injures 2 firefighters, 1 civilian
A civilian was injured as he escaped from a burning building and two firefighters suffered minor burns and heat exhaustion trying to douse the fire Sunday in Long Beach, officials said. The blaze at a commercial building was reported about 4:45 p.m. near Atlantic Avenue and 11th Street in central Long Beach, according to the […]
My News LA | August 20, 2017
Hollywood KFC on fire, literally | My News LA Hollywood KFC on fire, literally
Firefighters extinguished a non-injury fire Sunday inside a KFC restaurant in Hollywood, which heavily damaged the eatery. The blaze at 340 N. Western Ave., just north of Beverly Boulevard, was reported at 2:16 p.m., according to Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart. The fire burned the rook and walls of the restaurant, Stewart said. […]
My News LA | August 20, 2017
Dividing California into separate states is ‘illogical’ with ‘unknown costs’ | My News LA Dividing California into separate states is ‘illogical’ with ‘unknown costs’
A co-chair of the effort to oppose a 2014 initiative to split California into six states said Sunday a proposal to divide it into three states would have unknown costs. “The state’s higher education system, park system, retirement system, prisons and many other functions of state government would have to be unwound at a cost […]
My News LA | August 20, 2017
Jerry Lewis, legendary comedian, has died at 91 | Los Angeles Times Jerry Lewis, legendary comedian, has died at 91
Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced comedian who burst onto the post-World War II show-business scene with partner Dean Martin and together became the hottest comedy team of their era before launching his own highly successful solo career a decade later, has died. He was 91. His death was confirmed...
Los Angeles Times | August 20, 2017