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Associated Press

 Clinton: Midterm elections should motivate women
- 5:09 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton urged Democratic voters not to be complacent about the November midterm elections, saying Monday that working women and their families will lose out on a better future if Republicans gain control of ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Hillary Clinton, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi,
 Prosecutor: No sex harassment charges for DeMaio
- 4:46 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Prosecutors on Monday declined to charge Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio over allegations that he sexually harassed a former campaign aide and said they were not charging the former aide with breaking into ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Carl DeMaio, Bonnie Dumanis, Bob Filner, Scott Peters,
 Prosecutor clears DeMaio of sex harassment claims
- 3:15 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- San Diego prosecutors say there isn't enough evidence to charge Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio with sexually harassing a former campaign aide or charge the aide with breaking into DeMaio's office.... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Carl DeMaio, Bonnie Dumanis, Scott Peters,
 Cortines once again head of Los Angeles schools
- 10:54 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- For the third time, Ramon C. Cortines is superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District.... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Ramon C. Cortines, Los Angeles Unified School District,

Los Angeles Times

 #  Giants vs. Royals, projected World Series lineups
Editorial - 6:29 pm
 #  New Ebola protection guidelines leave no bare skin
Editorial - 6:18 pm
After pointed criticism from healthcare workers and relatives of an Ebola-infected nurse, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced new guidelines Monday for hospital protective gear. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Royals passed up on Buster Posey, Giants are glad they did
Editorial - 6:18 pm
If the Kansas City Royals lose this World Series, none of the decisions they are about to make will be as crucial as one they made six years ago. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  What's behind the huge price jump for some generic drugs?
Editorial - 6:14 pm
Why are the prices of some generic drugs so darn high? »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Faulty air bags prompt massive alert
Editorial - 6:08 pm
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a rare alert to the drivers of more than 4.7 million vehicles with faulty air bags, which may fail to deploy in a crash or explode before any collision. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Ban on GMO plants advances at L.A. City Hall
Editorial - 6:03 pm
Citing environmental and health concerns, a panel of Los Angeles lawmakers Monday threw their support behind a citywide ban on growing genetically modified crops. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Paul Koretz,
 #  IBM earnings miss forecast; firm to pay $1.5 billion to shed chip unit
Editorial - 6:02 pm
IBM Corp. disappointed investors Monday, reporting weak revenue growth again and a big charge to shed its costly chip-making division as the tech giant tries to steer its business toward cloud computing and social-mobile services. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Scott Walker and Sunn 0)))'s dark 'Soused': Judge it for yourself
Editorial - 6:00 pm
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 #  'Death of Klinghoffer': Protests in New York, but not in other places
Editorial - 5:58 pm
The Metropolitan Opera's opening of 'The Death of Klinghoffer' on Monday in New York has resurrected the long-running controversy surrounding the 1991 John Adams opera. With its depiction of the 1985 hijacking of the cruise ship Achille Lauro by ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  NASA: Stay tuned for images of comet Siding Spring from Mars
Editorial - 5:54 pm
Comet Siding Spring has flown past Mars, but the NASA satellites in orbit around the Red Planet are continuing to study the mysterious visitor from the solar system’s distant Oort cloud. »Read  »E-mail story
 Business leaders say labor is pushing rail car plant from L.A. County
California - 5:26 pm
Los Angeles County officials and business leaders rose to the defense of a Japanese company Monday that has all but given up plans to build a $60-million manufacturing facility in the Antelope Valley because of a dispute with local labor leaders. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Michael D. Antonovich, Maria Elena Durazo, Victor Ramirez, Gary Toebben,
 Jerry Brown for governor
California - 4:29 pm
Forty years have passed since Californians first elected as their governor a very young and quirkily charismatic Jerry Brown. Back then, voters made a conscious break from the past, choosing a 36-year-old Democrat with floppy collars and a ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Carly Fiorina, Legislature, Steve Poizner, water, Meg Whitman,
 #  Calm down, America, Ebola isn't about to kill us all
Editorial - 4:22 pm
A Texas university refuses to accept students from Nigeria, where there were a couple dozen Ebola cases before the disease was quickly stopped. Louisiana refuses to allow incinerated trash from the treatment of Texas' first Ebola victim, Thomas Eric ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Joe Biden,
 #  Bruins offense makes defense work harder
Editorial - 4:20 pm
UCLA's offense is making life difficult for the Bruins defense. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Paul Craft dies at 76; songwriter of 'Dropkick Me, Jesus,' other hits
Editorial - 4:19 pm
Paul Craft, a country music songwriter who was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame this month, has died in Tennessee. He was 76. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Deasy's departure is no quick fix for LAUSD
Editorial - 4:15 pm
To the editor: We all need to realize that former L.A. Unified School District Supt. John Deasy's departure alone will not fix our schools. ('Too many maverick moments finally led to Deasy's undoing at LAUSD,' Oct. 19) »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Howard Posner,
 #  In Washington, even Ebola and politics mix
Editorial - 4:14 pm
To the editor: Let me see if I have the latest action in Washington on Ebola straight. ('White House names Ebola czar as it steps up response,' Oct. 17) »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Righting a wrong on historic preservation in L.A.
Editorial - 4:11 pm
To the editor: As a historic preservation planner, I find it distressing that Los Angeles would let a protected building be demolished without punishing the offender. Still, there are reasonable solutions to the fight over a new Hollywood ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Eric Garcetti, Jeff Green,
 #  Naloxone: the overdose-fighting wonder drug
Editorial - 4:10 pm
To the editor: The article describes a small decrease in prescription pill overdoses coupled with a significant increase in heroin overdoses. This is an unintended consequence of attempts to restrict opioid prescriptions in an effort to curb ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  St. Louis Rams QB Austin Davis so unknown, team security stops him
Editorial - 4:06 pm
After a huge win over the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, perhaps the St. Louis Rams quarterback Austin Davis will no longer be stopped by security when trying to enter the team facility. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Can the U.S. healthcare system do as well against Ebola as Nigeria's just did?
Editorial - 4:02 pm
Two. That’s the total number of known Ebola cases in the United States today — the two infected nurses from Dallas’ Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Nina Pham and Amber Vincent. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: George W. Bush,
 #  Ducks, Fox Sports Prime Ticket announce 'long-term' extension
Editorial - 3:56 pm
The Ducks announced a long-term extension with Fox Sports Prime Ticket on Monday, a deal that will keep the team aligned with it original broadcast home for “the foreseeable future,” a team executive said. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Kris Jenner addresses Bruce Jenner sex-change and dating rumors
Editorial - 2:49 pm
Kris Jenner appeared Monday on 'Today' to promote her new cookbook, but the best parts of the interview were about what's cooking with Bruce Jenner and her. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Sick of hard fouls, Clippers' Blake Griffin says he might lose his cool
Editorial - 2:34 pm
The hard fouls and the constant pounding inside the paint have finally caught up to Clippers' star power forward Blake Griffin. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Apple has huge fourth quarter, reports profit up 13% to $8.5 billion
Editorial - 2:29 pm
Apple Inc. had a standout fourth quarter, thanks largely to strong iPhone sales. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Suspect in Hannah Graham case indicted in separate 2005 rape case
Editorial - 2:21 pm
The man suspected of abducting University of Virginia student Hannah Graham last month was indicted Monday in a separate 2005 case. The indictment alleges that Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. abducted, sexually assaulted and tried to kill a woman. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Facebook sues law firms over case of man who claimed half ownership
Editorial - 2:18 pm
Facebook Inc. is suing several law firms that represented a man who contended that he owned half of the social network and was entitled to billions of dollars from the company and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  LenDale White does not back down about USC postgame incident
Editorial - 2:16 pm
LenDale White is holding his ground. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  UCLA doesn't mind Ishmael Adams' being shut down on kickoffs
Editorial - 2:12 pm
Statistically, Ishmael Adams has cooled down in the kick return game. After returning a kickoff for a touchdown against Arizona State, Adams has been shut out of the end zone. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Could Andrew Friedman bring David Price to Dodgers?
Editorial - 2:10 pm
Like rumors? OK, this isn’t really a rumor. More just speculation. Actually more like thinking out loud. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Ducks' Frederik Andersen named one of NHL's 'Three Stars'
Editorial - 1:58 pm
First impressions are lasting, and the one left by Ducks’ goalie Frederik Andersen in the first week of this season has established him as the team’s No. 1 goalie. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  How racism underlies voter ID laws: the academics weigh in
Editorial - 1:53 pm
Are voting laws requiring photo IDs inherently racially discriminatory, as Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg maintained in her blistering dissent Saturday morning?   »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Justin Levitt,
 No charges against Carl DeMaio in sex accusations, San Diego D.A. says
California - 1:50 pm
No criminal charges will be filed regarding sexual misconduct allegations made against Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio, the San Diego district attorney announced Monday. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Brian Bilbray, Carl DeMaio, Bonnie Dumanis, Scott Peters,
 #  Brown releases new ads touting water bond, rainy-day fund
Editorial - 1:13 pm
With the election 15 days away, Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled additional television and radio ads Monday in support of the $7.5-billion water bond measure and state rainy-day fund proposal that are the centerpieces of his re-election bid. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  The Cat & Fiddle restaurant and pub to close in December
Editorial - 1:09 pm
The Cat & Fiddle restaurant and pub, the iconic spot on Sunset Boulevard known for its large courtyard patio and musician crowd, will close in December after 32 years in business, Eater LA reported.  »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Trojans in the NFL: Carson Palmer leads Arizona Cardinals to victory
Editorial - 1:07 pm
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer returned to familiar territory on Sunday. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Novelist under fire after admitting to 'stalking' critic
Editorial - 1:05 pm
A novelist set off a firestorm over the weekend after admitting in an article to 'stalking' a blogger who gave her book a negative review on the website Goodreads. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Health insurers boost No on 45 funding
Editorial - 12:59 pm
California insurers have pumped more than $12 million over the last five days into a campaign to defeat Proposition 45, an initiative on the Nov. 4 ballot that would regulate health insurance rates. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Jamie Court,
 #  Matthew Morrison of 'Glee' marries Renee Puente on Maui
Editorial - 12:56 pm
Matthew Morrison and Renee Puente tied the knot over the weekend, putting a bow on their three-year courtship. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Aretha Franklin and Clive Davis reunite for 'Diva Classics'
Editorial - 12:37 pm
Music mogul Clive Davis might be forgiven for sounding a bit emotional about “Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics,” the new album produced by Davis that arrives Tuesday. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Football: Injuries starting to pile up and affect teams
Editorial - 12:28 pm
With only three weeks left in the regular season, injuries are starting to happen, and teams that are able to overcome those injuries could result in playoff appearances or not. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Mike Ramos,
 #  Plane crashes into Big Bear Lake picnic area, killing pilot
Editorial - 11:55 am
The pilot of a small plane was killed Monday morning after it crashed in a picnic area on the north shore of Big Bear Lake, fire officials said. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Private equity firm TPG ups stake in CAA, becomes majority owner
Editorial - 11:53 am
Private equity firm TPG Capital has increased its investment in talent agency Creative Artists Agency, making it the majority owner of the firm that represents such movie stars as Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt and Jennifer Lawrence. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Missing the point of the reality of fiction
Editorial - 11:49 am
On the New York Review of Books blog, Tim Parks mourns the decline of fiction as a place to explore taboo and transgression in an age of oversharing and self-exposure. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Capital murder charge filed in death of Cal State Northridge student
Editorial - 11:45 am
A 28-year-old Long Beach man was charged Monday with capital murder in the death of a Cal State Northridge student from Saudi Arabia missing since last month. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Smashing Pumpkins release new single, 'Being Beige'
Editorial - 11:36 am
Fresh off an experimental (and very expensive) limited-run noise LP, Billy Corgan is back to his day job in Smashing Pumpkins. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  To Govs. Jindal, Perry: A travel ban won't save lives, but Medicaid will
Editorial - 11:35 am
For Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and Rick Perry of Texas, two Republican governors thinking about running for president, the Ebola virus has been a heaven-sent opportunity. It has allowed them to swank around as protectors of public health, distracting ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Tom Glavine's Alpharetta, Ga., home goes for $1.7 million
Editorial - 11:34 am
After their Alpharetta, Ga., home bounced on and off the market for the better part of six years, Hall of Fame baseball pitcher Tom Glavine and his wife, Christine, have found a buyer. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Halfway through the season, adjustments continue for Brett Hundley
Editorial - 11:34 am
When you’re Brett Hundley, at one point in this season a dark-horse Heisman Trophy candidate, there are constant expectations. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Up to 1,000 potential jurors may be questioned for Boston bombing trial
Editorial - 11:29 am
As many as 1,000 potential jurors may be called to fill out questionnaires that will eventually lead to the selection of a panel that will decide the fate of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, officials said Monday. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Asia distance runners deal with wrong turn, smog
Editorial - 10:21 am
This was not a good weekend to be a long-distance runner in Asia. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Lorde's 'Royals' banned in S.F.; K.C. station to play it every hour
Editorial - 10:17 am
In a move that is sure to tip the World Series scales in favor of the San Francisco Giants, two Bay Area radio stations have banned the song 'Royals' until their beloved team is finished playing the Kansas City squad that has the same name as the ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Archie Manning takes leave of absence from college playoff committee
Editorial - 10:16 am
And then there were 12. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Google, Lionsgate team up to market 'Mockingjay' with video series
Editorial - 10:12 am
Lionsgate and Google announced they will bring the 'Hunger Games' fictional world of Panem to fans with new original content. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  NHTSA issues airbag warning on 4.7 million vehicles
Editorial - 10:06 am
If you drive a car made in the early 2000s, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants you to see your dealer -- right now. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Honda, Acura announce new models headed to L.A. Auto Show
Editorial - 10:03 am
Honda and its luxury arm, Acura, will each be bringing some new sheet metal to the Los Angeles Auto Show, the automakers announced Monday. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Lady Gaga drops $23 million on tricked-out Malibu mansion
Editorial - 10:03 am
Lady Gaga has shelled out $23 million to bowl in Malibu. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Lindsey Vonn talks about depression, Tiger Woods
Editorial - 10:02 am
Lindsey Vonn continues to battle depression that she says can be triggered by intensive ski training. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  'My Little Pony' movie in development at Hasbro
Editorial - 10:02 am
Bronies of the world, rejoice: 'My Little Pony' is trotting toward the big screen. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Kings player Slava Voynov arrested on suspicion of domestic violence
Editorial - 9:01 am
Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was arrested Monday on suspicion of domestic violence and has been suspended, the NHL announced. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Cautious optimism in Dallas as 43 people declared 'Ebola free'
Editorial - 8:39 am
Dallas County officials on Monday expressed relief with the end of Ebola monitoring for most of the first group of 48 people who had contact with Thomas Eric Duncan, who died of the virus on Oct. 8. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Bodies of seven women discovered in Indiana over the weekend
Editorial - 8:38 am
Investigators from several jurisdictions are looking into the deaths of at least seven women whose bodies were discovered over the weekend in or near Gary, Ind.  »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Football: Week Eight schedule
Editorial - 8:36 am
Thursday, October 23rd »Read  »E-mail story
 #  In 'Catch Hell,' Ryan Phillippe examines, and toys with, his image
Editorial - 8:21 am
Skype interviews are weird. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Home of the Day: Bold new ideas in the City of Roses
Editorial - 8:18 am
Wood elements including an intricate maple accent wall and a red oak staircase framed in glass create warmth and texture inside this cantilevered contemporary in Pasadena  -- an area known for its historic Craftsman homes and traditional style. ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  SCIBA annual award winners announced
Editorial - 8:07 am
The Southern California Independent Booksellers Assn. announced its annual awards Saturday at an event held in Hollywood. While publishers may be based anywhere, the awards generally require that the authors live in Southern California and the ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Woman trapped in chimney dated homeowner after meeting online, he says
Editorial - 8:07 am
A woman who was arrested after being trapped inside a chimney had met the Thousand Oaks homeowner online and dated him before he recently broke off the relationship, according to the homeowner. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Tuscan wine dinner in Long Beach; Yotam Ottolenghi talks with Russ Parsons
Editorial - 8:00 am
Michael’s on Naples Ristorante in Long Beach is hosting a special five-course prix fixe dinner honoring the wines of Tuscan producer Cantine Olivi on Wednesday. Owner Riccardo Olivi will be on hand to present the wines. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Colt McCoy could start if RG3 isn't ready, Redskins coach suggests
Editorial - 7:55 am
The Washington Redskins trailed the Tennessee Titans at halftime, 10-6, and were booed by a home crowd that watched quarterback Kirk Cousins commit his 10th and 11th turnovers of the season. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  California man called hero after rescuing man, 73, from burning home
Editorial - 7:09 am
A California man is being called a hero after rescuing a 73-year-old man from a burning home over the weekend in Fresno. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  In apocalyptic postseason, everyone in L.A. becomes fan of Royals
Editorial - 7:05 am
Wow, look at all those Royals fans suddenly everywhere in Los Angeles. In the words of the great Vizzini, “Inconceivable!” »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Lakers' week in review
Editorial - 7:00 am
The Lakers split a pair of preseason games against the Utah Jazz while trying to get healthy before the team's Oct. 28 regular season opener against the Houston Rockets. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  USC football morning report: Trojans prepare for Utah
Editorial - 7:00 am
Stat of the day: Tailback Javorius Allen is the first Trojan -- since Reggie Bush in 2005 -- to rush 100 yards in six games. Bush rushed 100 yards eight times that season. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Gear: This briefcase holds a bundle of electronics
Editorial - 7:00 am
The bright red satiny linings seduced us but the myriad spacious compartments laid out oh-so-intelligently won us over. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky cries 'uncle' in mob war
Editorial - 7:00 am
To save the life of his kidnapped nephew, Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi) agrees to surrender all his criminal enterprises to rival bootleggers on “Friendless Child,” the penultimate Episode 55 of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire.” »Read  »E-mail story
 #  The week ahead in prep football
Editorial - 6:50 am
It's week eight of the high school football season, and the playoff picture is becoming clearer along with league championships. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  $250,000 in grants being offered by MUSCLE MILK
Editorial - 6:43 am
The MUSCLE MILK Recovery Grant Program is returning for its third year, with $250,000 in grants being offered to help rebuild and revitalize high school athletic programs. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Five takeaways from Lakers' victory over Utah Jazz
Editorial - 6:30 am
The Lakers trailed the Utah Jazz by 22 points and another exhibition embarrassment was on the way. Or so it appeared. Instead, the Lakers started playing defense and took a 98-91 victory Sunday at Staples Center. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  LAPD to discuss death of CSUN student from Saudi Arabia
Editorial - 6:26 am
Police are expected to hold a news conference Monday to discuss the death of a Cal State Northridge student from Saudi Arabia. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Danny Elfman talks about Halloween concerts of Tim Burton movie music
Editorial - 5:35 am
Danny Elfman will be back this Halloween season for concerts of his music from the movies of Tim Burton. The performances, which will feature a live orchestra and choir, are scheduled for Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Quibbles aside, a strong 'Swan Lake' from Los Angeles Ballet
Editorial - 5:30 am
'Swan Lake' has been a work in progress ever since its first 1877 Moscow version (now lost), with each new generation adding to — and sometimes undermining — its evolving richness and depth. The great pleasure and power of the 2012 staging by ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Whittier's voting system shift is better for Latinos, but not ideal
Editorial - 5:00 am
Last year, the city of Whittier was sued under California's Voting Rights Act. Roughly half of the city's registered voters are Latino — yet, in its 116-year history, only one Latino has been elected to the five-member City Council. None have been ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Rod Pacheco,
 #  'Airbender' tax credit shows how far states will go to woo filmmakers
Editorial - 5:00 am
Pennsylvania film officials were understandably eager to have the 'The Last Airbender' shoot in their state. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Sunni Arabs feel sting of discrimination in northern Iraq
Editorial - 5:00 am
Having fled encroaching Islamic State militants, Ali Hussein Abbas, his wife and two young children arrived at a checkpoint on the outskirts of the capital of the Kurdistan region, hoping to find refuge. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Latinos, angry with Obama, may sit out midterm vote, hurting Democrats
Editorial - 5:00 am
Leaving church on a recent Sunday, Jose Trujillo paused to consider the upcoming midterm election and two of the hottest Senate and gubernatorial races in the country, blazing away right here in Georgia. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: George W. Bush, Legislature, minimum wage,
 #  Pianist Behzod Abduraimov again proves to be a super sub
Editorial - 4:30 am
Behzod Abduraimov, the 24-year-old breakout pianist from Uzbekistan, is making a formidable name for himself in Los Angeles through the time-honored means of subbing. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Sweden launches hunt for intruding vessel, Russian sub suspected
Editorial - 4:23 am
Sweden’s royal navy deployed hundreds of troops and vessels Monday in a search for “suspected foreign activity underwater” after reportedly intercepting a Russian-language distress signal coming from a submerged craft in Stockholm’s ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Sweden launches hunt for underwater intruder; Russian sub suspected
Editorial - 4:23 am
Sweden’s navy deployed hundreds of troops and vessels Monday in a search for “suspected foreign activity underwater” after reportedly intercepting a Russian-language distress signal coming from a submerged craft in Stockholm’s archipelago. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Ebola contained in Nigeria, World Health Organization reports
Editorial - 4:14 am
The World Health Organization declared on Monday that Nigeria is free of Ebola, a rare victory in the months-long battle against the fatal disease. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Oldest PGA Tour rookie is glad he kept in the swing of things
Editorial - 3:00 am
There was just enough time — a minute or two — for Byron Smith to think. That's not always a good thing in golf, but he could not help himself. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Joko Widodo sworn in as Indonesia's president
Editorial - 2:06 am
Tens of thousands braved Jakarta’s sun-scorched streets on Monday to mark the inauguration of Indonesia’s seventh president, Joko Widodo, a businessman-turned-politician. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: John Kerry,
 #  Japan's trade, justice ministers resign amid campaign fund scandals
Editorial - 12:31 am
Japan's trade and justice ministers resigned Monday after accusations they misused campaign funds in the biggest setback so far for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's conservative administration. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Sack-happy Utah will try to turn Trojans into sad-sacks
Editorial - Oct. 19, 10:53 pm
USC doesn't have much time to bask in the afterglow of quarterback Cody Kessler's record-setting passing performance. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Kobe Bryant has strong outing in Lakers' exhibition win
Editorial - Oct. 19, 10:38 pm
Despite the advancing age and recent injury history, it doesn't look as if Kobe Bryant will be a problem for the Lakers. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  What we learned from the Ducks' 3-0 shutout of St. Louis Blues
Editorial - Oct. 19, 10:15 pm
Can the Ducks duplicate the seven-game winning streak they compiled on the heels of a season-opening loss last season? »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Galaxy and Sounders play to 2-2 tie
Editorial - Oct. 19, 10:06 pm
There were tributes for the retiring Landon Donovan before and after the Galaxy's game against the Seattle Sounders on Sunday night, the Galaxy's last regular-season home game. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Woman arrested after trying to enter home through chimney
Editorial - Oct. 19, 10:06 pm
A 28-year-old woman was arrested Sunday for illegally trying to enter a Thousand Oaks home through the chimney. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Riot breaks out at New Hampshire pumpkin festival
Editorial - Oct. 19, 10:00 pm
It wasn't the pumpkins they were smashing. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Democrats' hope of Senate supermajority could rest with 2 districts
Editorial - Oct. 19, 9:56 pm
The Democrats' quest to regain their supermajority in the state Senate could be decided next month in an ethnically diverse section of Orange County and a large swath of farmland and rural towns about 300 miles away in the Central Valley. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Proposition 13, Lou Correa, minimum wage, Dan Schnur, Jose Solorio, Andy Vidak,
 #  Suspect steals L.A. Fire Department ambulance sent to help him
Editorial - Oct. 19, 9:35 pm
A man being treated by paramedics stole a Los Angeles Fire Department ambulance and led police on a chase that ended in a traffic collision, sending two women to the hospital Sunday night. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Ebola scare has had minimal effect on business travel, survey finds
Editorial - Oct. 19, 9:32 pm
The Ebola scare that has prompted calls for a travel ban and a quarantine of visitors from West Africa has done little to dampen business travel from the U.S. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Reading International switches tracks from its railroad past
Editorial - Oct. 19, 9:30 pm
The Reading Railroad company that most people know from the Monopoly board game is still going strong, but it's not laying down tracks any more. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Frederik Andersen, Ducks put away the Blues, 3-0
Editorial - Oct. 19, 9:19 pm
The test of manhood the Ducks expected from the St. Louis Blues didn't require anywhere near the muscle flexing that was anticipated. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  U.S. airdrops arms, medicine to Kurdish militia on Syrian border
Editorial - Oct. 19, 9:11 pm
The U.S. military said late Sunday it used cargo planes to drop weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish militia forces in the Syrian border town of Kobani to help them in their fight against Islamic State militants, who have been trying ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  As quarantine nears end, Ebola victim's fiancee praises nurses
Editorial - Oct. 19, 8:54 pm
One day before Thomas Eric Duncan’s friends and family are to get out of quarantine, his fiancee says they remain healthy, but she aches for the two nurses who contracted Ebola after caring for him. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Jean Ross, Connie Stewart,
 Geothermal power industry lost steam but may be poised for comeback
California - Oct. 19, 8:51 pm
Geothermal power was once king of California's renewable energy. So many companies were clamoring to transform steam into electricity that they sucked the world's largest geyser field dry. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: renewable energy,
 #  Ebola patient Amber Vinson's family disputes CDC story, gets a lawyer
Editorial - Oct. 19, 8:20 pm
Health officials gave Texas nurse Amber Vinson permission to fly to Ohio and back even though she voiced concern about Ebola, her relatives said Sunday, adding that they have retained a high-profile attorney. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  UCLA's Marcus Rios recognized for key interception by Coach Jim Mora
Editorial - Oct. 19, 8:02 pm
Marcus Rios saved the Bruins on Saturday, intercepting a pass on the two-yard line with 51 seconds left to preserve a 36-34 victory over California. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Monday's TV Highlights: 'The Millers' on CBS
Editorial - Oct. 19, 8:00 pm
Customized TV Listings are available here: »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Editor of Southland-based magazine wants to share immigrants' stories
Editorial - Oct. 19, 7:47 pm
At a recent cocktail mixer for minority business owners at a hotel in Santa Ana, all action seemed to swirl around Pamela Anchang. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: illegal immigration,
 #  Another Ebola challenge: Disposing of medical waste
Editorial - Oct. 19, 7:44 pm
A single Ebola patient treated in a U.S. hospital will generate eight 55-gallon barrels of medical waste each day. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Barbara Boxer, C. Duane Dauner,
 #  L.A. officials reach tentative deal with firefighters union on pay
Editorial - Oct. 19, 7:43 pm
Los Angeles officials have reached a tentative salary agreement with the city's firefighters union that provides no raises in the current fiscal year and a 2% boost next summer. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Eric Garcetti,
 #  Rams' fake on punt return is all too real for Seahawks
Editorial - Oct. 19, 7:32 pm
Usually the 12th Man is a difference maker for Seattle. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Steve Sarkisian addresses LenDale White incident with Pat Haden
Editorial - Oct. 19, 7:13 pm
USC Coach Steve Sarkisian said Sunday that he had spoken with Athletic Director Pat Haden about former Trojans running back LenDale White, who was escorted out from the Coliseum by game security personnel and Los Angeles Police Dept. officers after ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  De León throws extravagant bash as Steinberg quietly leaves
Editorial - Oct. 19, 6:54 pm
State Sen. Darrell Steinberg officially stepped off the stage last week. And Sen. Kevin de León stepped on it. Did he ever! »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Toni Atkins, Willie Brown, Legislature, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Darrell Steinberg,
 #  Peyton Manning breaks NFL record with 509th touchdown pass
Editorial - Oct. 19, 6:52 pm
The Denver Broncos' Peyton Manning has made NFL history -- again. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  The Times' high school football rankings
Editorial - Oct. 19, 6:28 pm
A look at the top 25 high school football teams in the Southland. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Advisors work to freeze 'summer melt,' get students to college
Editorial - Oct. 19, 6:25 pm
JanicaRose Buensuceso had planned to leave Orange County and attend college at Cal State East Bay in Northern California. Then family and financial problems emerged in the weeks after she graduated from Los Amigos High School, making the move ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Brad Keselowski gets the last laugh with a win at Talladega
Editorial - Oct. 19, 6:24 pm
Brad Keselowski -- the guy on NASCAR's Most-Wanted List for much of the week -- retaliated with the ultimate payback after all the sniper fire: »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Officials identify boy who died in Anaheim crash
Editorial - Oct. 19, 6:05 pm
Authorities have identified the 10-year-old boy who was killed in a car crash in Anaheim that seriously injured four of his family members Saturday night. »Read  »E-mail story
 Trial date set for dispute over canceled sale of state-owned buildings
California - Oct. 19, 5:42 pm
After almost four years, a legal spat over a busted deal to buy billions of dollars' worth of state government office buildings could finally be going to trial. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Arnold Schwarzenegger,
 #  College football: Play it forward
Editorial - Oct. 19, 5:40 pm
Five things to watch this week in college football: »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Thrilling season makes it tough to predict college football's playoffs
Editorial - Oct. 19, 5:37 pm
Notre Dame was the last program you thought would screw up a simple throw and catch. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Brian Kelly,
 #  Hurricane Ana weakens, moves west of Hawaii
Editorial - Oct. 19, 5:31 pm
Heavy rains continued to blanket much of Hawaii on Sunday as Hurricane Ana weakened and headed away from the state, with flash-flood advisories remaining in place for several communities. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Jonathan Quick is Kings' ultimate advantage in 2-1 win over Wild
Editorial - Oct. 19, 5:25 pm
Remember when goalie Jonathan Quick didn't finish the Kings season-opening loss to the San Jose Sharks? »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Sumi Haru dies at 75; SAG official sought better roles for Asian Americans
Editorial - Oct. 19, 5:20 pm
Sumi Haru dreamed of becoming an actress, but found her true calling when she joined a 1970 picket line at the Music Center in Los Angeles, protesting the musical 'Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen,' which was set in Japan but had white actors playing ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Ben Martin has an eagle, birdie late to win PGA event in Las Vegas
Editorial - Oct. 19, 5:18 pm
Ben Martin made a 45-foot eagle putt on the 16th hole that sent him to his first PGA Tour victory Sunday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Tom Watson,
 #  Comet Siding Spring flies safely past Mars; what's next?
Editorial - Oct. 19, 5:16 pm
Comet Siding Spring sailed past Mars on Sunday, coming 10 times closer to the Red Planet than any comet on record has come to Earth. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Clippers' improvement-minded Jamal Crawford is wedded to the game
Editorial - Oct. 19, 5:10 pm
As custom would have it, the rehearsal dinner was followed by the big event. »Read  »E-mail story

Orange County Register

 #  Letters: Innovation alive and well in Orange County
Editorial - 1:43 pm
SACRAMENTO, Matt Cate, Executive director, California State Association of Counties: The California State Association of Counties is pleased to recognize Orange County with six honors in our 2014 Challenge Awards program, which highlights the most... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Letters: ISIS must be stopped now, not later
Editorial - 1:40 pm
IRVINE, Anila Ali, former candidate for state Assembly District 74: Although not seen the same way in many parts of the Muslim world, the threat of ISIS is real and must not be underestimated. One only needs to look at the radicalization of ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Legislature, Barack Obama,
 #  Letters: Don't fight technology; work with it
Editorial - 1:30 pm
ANAHEIM HILLS, Charles S. Eldridge: I can understand that the populace is against red light cameras, as they’d be against most things that subject them to fines when laws are broken. But for the Register to be against a useful and beneficial ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Editorial: Haskins for Superior Court, Office 14
Opinion - 11:00 am
Viet Nguyen, a Westminster high school student, was seduced into a criminal street gang. When a home-invasion robbery for which the teenager was supposed to be the lookout went sideways, he was subsequently shot, execution-style, in the back of ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Today's cartoons: Obama's rear view mirror
Editorial - 12:30 am
Also: 'Ebola Gay' »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Editorial: John Chiang for state treasurer
Opinion - 12:00 am
John Chiang’s tenure as state controller has been uneven. But since he does not face a more formidable opponent in his race for state treasurer, Mr. Chiang wins the Register’s endorsement. The Democrat assumed his current position in January ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: John Chiang, Arnold Schwarzenegger,
 #  Editorial: When 'tolerance' becomes illiberal
Opinion - 12:00 am
Just this week, we took to these pages to voice our support for the growing tolerance that characterizes Americans’ attitudes toward homosexuals, a dynamic that has undergone a radical change in recent years. As staunch believers in individual... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Editorial: Yes on Villa Park II, Huntington Beach T
Opinion - 12:00 am
As we considered two fireworks-related measures on the county’s Nov. 4 ballot – Measure T in Huntington Beach and Measure II in Villa Park – our thoughts turned to Hiram Johnson, who served two terms as California’s governor. His enduring... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: referendum,
 #  John Phillips: Crime, lurid accusations mark House race
Editorial - 12:00 am
California has seen some razor-thin elections. In 2002, Tom McClintock, then a state senator, was bested by Democrat Steve Westley in the race for state controller by a mere 0.2 percentage points. In 1994, Democrat Dianne Feinstein edged out... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Carl DeMaio, George Deukmejian, Dianne Feinstein, Michael Huffington, Legislature, Tom McClintock, Scott Peters, Proposition 20,
 #  Cigdem Coyle: Spread of Ebola must be stopped
Editorial - 12:00 am
People are not taking the possibility of the spread of the Ebola virus seriously enough, just as in the beginning people did not take seriously the spread of HIV/AIDS. The world has been battling the latter disease since 1981. The first cases... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Jim Barber: Seeking a competitive, global market edge
Editorial - 12:00 am
San Clemente-based Medelita makes scrubs, lab coats and uniforms for health care professionals, but not the usual baggy greens and wrinkled whites. Medelita believes a professional-looking uniform makes a statement about the kind of care patients ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Sandra Hutchens: Prop. 47 won't reduce crime, increase safety
Editorial - 12:00 am
I find it disturbing when the majority of financial backers of this Proposition 47 use clever marketing tactics in an attempt to deliberately mislead the voting public. “Safe Schools and Neighborhoods Act” – sounds like mom and apple pie. ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Sandra Hutchens,

San Francisco Chronicle

 Outside mailers in Campos-Chiu campaign play loose with truth
- 6:39 pm
[...] there’s the committee made up of labor groups — primarily the California Nurses Association and SEIU public workers union — that is supporting Campos and has raised nearly $260,000 this year from unions. The committee has sent out a ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Tom Ammiano, California Nurses Association, David Campos, David Chiu, Ron Conway, Dianne Feinstein, Kamala Harris, Ed Lee, Ross Mirkarimi, Gavin Newsom, SEIU,
 Cleanup urged for heat-trapping methane gas
- 4:24 pm
The Environmental Protection Agency and the Interior Department are considering a combination of regulations and voluntary programs that would rein in methane, a powerful heat-trapping greenhouse gas that is the primary component of natural gas. ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Air Resources Board, Judi Greenwald, Mary Nichols,
 Don't hand San Francisco over to Airbnb
Open Forum - 2:52 pm
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is poised to approve legislation that would legalize short-term stays in private homes that are negotiated through a number of online reservation systems. If the board passes this bill, I urge Mayor Ed Lee to ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Dianne Feinstein, Ed Lee,
 Jerry Brown: Caucus of 1
Debra Saunders - 11:47 am
After he won a return engagement as governor, Brown liked to bloviate about the need for elected officials to demonstrate “loyalty to California.” Two name Democrats competed in the June primary to represent District 16 — Orinda city ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: California Teachers Association, Duane Dichiara, Steve Glazer, Mike Honda, Ro Khanna, Steve Maviglio, Dan Newman,
 S.F.'s Prop. A is first step on road to put driving last
- 4:21 am
There’s a lot more to San Francisco’s $500 million Proposition A than fixing roads — it’s really the first step in a master plan to put buses, bikes and pedestrians on the fast track and move cars into the slow lane. A shows the overall ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Ed Lee, Andrew Ross,

San Jose Mercury News

 Honda launches attack ad as new poll shows dead heat with Khanna
- 3:11 pm
With a new poll showing their closely watched race in a dead heat, Rep. Mike Honda launched a new television ad Monday attacking Democratic challenger Ro Khanna with claims he is backed by right-wing billionaires, favors tax breaks for rich people ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Mike Honda, Ro Khanna, Mitt Romney,