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Associated Press

 Los Angeles airport shooting lessons linger
- 1:44 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A year after a man walked into Los Angeles International Airport with an assault rifle and vendetta against security screeners, efforts are still underway to prepare for such attacks.... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: David Cox, Maxine Waters,
 Poll: Democrats leading in all statewide races
- Oct. 30, 5:15 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown is maintaining a commanding lead in his bid for an unprecedented fourth term and leads a Democratic ticket that once again appears poised to sweep all statewide offices in California, according to a ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Field Poll, Alex Padilla, Tom Torlakson, Betty Yee,

Los Angeles Times

 #  Lakers FYI: What might have been with Chris Paul?
Editorial - 10:24 pm
It's always a problem for the Lakers, this whole Chris Paul thing. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Kings are boxed in again in 5-2 loss to Red Wings
Editorial - 10:22 pm
Hook, hold, go to the penalty box and watch the other team score. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Three teen girls killed by car while trick-or-treating in Santa Ana
Editorial - 9:08 pm
Three teenage girls were killed by a hit-and-run driver Friday evening while they were trick-or-treating in Santa Ana, police said. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Up next for the Lakers: Saturday at Golden State
Editorial - 9:04 pm
SATURDAY »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Game updates: Lakers vs. Clippers
Editorial - 8:58 pm
Clippers 62, Lakers 56 (halftime) »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Immigrant politicians fight for votes in the heart of Orange County
Editorial - 8:45 pm
Walking door to door in suburban Los Alamitos, Janet Nguyen lets her 3-year-old son soften up the voters. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Jose Solorio, Tom Umberg,
 #  Assembly candidates' divergent pasts provide fodder for mudslinging
Editorial - 8:38 pm
Their platforms are similar and their party the same, but the candidates' profiles could hardly be more different. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Mike Gipson, Mike Shimpock, Maxine Waters,
 #  Ian Fraser dies; Emmy-winning conductor, arranger and composer
Editorial - 8:21 pm
Emmy-winning music conductor, arranger and composer Ian Fraser, who worked extensively with Julie Andrews and oversaw a famed Bing Crosby/David Bowie holiday duet, died at home in Los Angeles on Friday. He was 81. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Technology chief for Los Angeles Unified School District resigns
Editorial - 8:20 pm
The head of technology for the Los Angeles Unified School District has resigned, the latest fallout from two troubled technology efforts: the iPads-for-all project and a new student records system. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Ramon C. Cortines, Los Angeles Unified School District,
 #  L.A. County assessor candidates vie in shadow of a higher-profile race
Editorial - 8:07 pm
Even with the current officeholder fighting felony corruption charges, the two candidates running to be the next Los Angeles County assessor have had trouble attracting interest. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Zev Yaroslavsky,
 #  Second West Nile virus death suspected in San Diego County
Editorial - 8:01 pm
A second person has died in San Diego County from suspected West Nile virus as the state continues to suffer its worst outbreak of the mosquito-spread brain infection in nearly a decade. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  L.A. County supervisors violated open-meeting law, D.A. finds
Editorial - 7:28 pm
Los Angeles County supervisors violated the state’s open-meeting law earlier this year by discussing compensation negotiations behind closed doors without properly informing the public, according to the district attorney’s office. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Steve Cooley, Terry Francke, Mark Ridley-Thomas, Zev Yaroslavsky,
 #  West Hollywood takes a light approach to fight crosswalk dangers
Editorial - 7:15 pm
In a push to make crosswalks safer for pedestrians, West Hollywood is getting out the word in a way only this city can — a party at a gay bar, a press release the mayor wrote in emoji and a YouTube video featuring a drag queen dancing to a parody ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Football: Junior quarterback Armani Rogers lifts Hamilton in Western League
Editorial - 7:02 pm
Armani Rogers, a 6-foot-6 junior quarterback, has lifted Hamilton to within one victory of winning the Western League championship. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Third victim of Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting dies
Editorial - 6:47 pm
Another student critically wounded in a Washington state high school shooting has died, according to Providence Regional Medical Center doctors. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  USC's fate against Washington State is very much up in the air
Editorial - 6:45 pm
USC has faced a full palette of offenses this season, including several spread schemes, grind-it-out Stanford, read-option Boston College and pseudo-traditional Oregon State. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  USC at Washington State: How they match up
Editorial - 6:44 pm
USC, trying to bounce back from last week's defeat at Utah, goes against a Washington State team that is establishing passing records under second-year Coach Mike Leach. Staff writer Gary Klein examines the game's story lines and matchups: »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Marine Tahmooressi is released from Mexican jail
Editorial - 6:04 pm
A Mexican judge on Friday ordered the immediate release of a Marine held behind bars since April 1 on weapons charges. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  UCLA faculty approves diversity class requirement
Editorial - 5:59 pm
The faculty of UCLA’s largest academic unit voted by a narrow margin to require future undergraduates to take a course on ethnic, cultural, religious or gender diversity. The move came after three previous efforts had failed. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Pac-12 parity leaves UCLA, Arizona no room for error
Editorial - 5:56 pm
UCLA and Arizona, which in some ways are mirror images, both have designs on representing the Pac-12 Conference South Division in the conference championship game. Staff writer Chris Foster examines the game's story lines and matchups: »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Florida State is tough to root for, but Seminoles won't be stopped
Editorial - 5:53 pm
The lesson in thinking Louisville could upset Florida State on Thursday night should be clear now: What you say, do, or hope, simply does not matter. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Don't forget about California Chrome in Breeders' Cup Classic
Editorial - 5:45 pm
The scenarios for success in Saturday's Breeders' Cup Classic, a $5-million race at Santa Anita that will create legacies and define history, are as complicated as a Rubik's Cube. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Breeders' Cup Day 1: Untapable and pregnant Napravnik win Distaff
Editorial - 5:44 pm
As if riding the favorite Untapable to victory in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff wasn’t enough, jockey Rosie Napravnik made even more news Friday: Napravnik will stop racing after Sunday because she’s pregnant. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  For the record
Editorial - 4:42 pm
Halloween in Jordan: In the Oct. 31 Section A, an article about Jordan's decision to ban celebrations related to Halloween said that alcohol is illegal in the country. Alcohol is legal there. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  'Olive Kitteridge'
Editorial - 4:42 pm
'Olive Kitteridge' »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Woman being monitored for Ebola-like symptoms in Oregon
Editorial - 4:37 pm
An unidentified woman is being monitored for Ebola-like symptoms in Oregon, health officials said Friday. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Kaci Hickox and Ebola's scarlet 'E' stigma
Editorial - 4:35 pm
A USC Dornsife/Times Poll this week found that about 70% of Californians aren't very concerned about having to deal with Ebola, the deadly virus that has killed thousands in West Africa and sickened a few people in the United States. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Breeders' Cup Day 1: Lady Eli wins Juvenile Fillies Turf
Editorial - 4:35 pm
Irad Ortiz Jr. rode Lady Eli to victory in the $1-million Juvenile Fillies Turf race Friday in the Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita Park. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  These perfumed jewelry pieces entice multiple senses
Editorial - 4:33 pm
Beautiful jewelry and sumptuous fragrance seem to go hand-in-hand, especially as the holiday season of party-going and gift-giving draws closer. Creating perfumed jewelry is an old — even ancient — art still practiced by today's jewelry ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Overturned fuel tanker ignites fire in Boyle Heights
Editorial - 4:32 pm
Los Angeles firefighters rushed into a Boyle Heights neighborhood Friday afternoon to contain a tanker truck fire that was threatening nearby homes. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Nail polish heir Robbie Schaeffer jumps on his passion for bicycling
Editorial - 4:30 pm
Growing up, Robbie Schaeffer always assumed he would join OPI Products, the nail polish empire his father founded (and which was bought by Coty Inc. in 2010). And so he became a licensed nail technician and opened a salon in Studio City. But then ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Birthright citizenship: a reward for breaking immigration law
Editorial - 4:30 pm
To the editor: The Times fails to point out the fundamental reason for the 14th Amendment's birthright citizenship provision, which was to allow the children of slaves born in America to become citizens. It has nothing to do with illegal immigrants. ... »Read  »E-mail story
 Joe Biden visits Southern California to help Democrats in tight races
California - 4:01 pm
Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Southern California on Friday to help Democrats in tight races as the campaign season headed into the final weekend before Tuesday's election. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Eric Bauman, Joe Biden, Paul Chabot, Carl DeMaio, Alex Padilla, Scott Peters,
 #  Possible 'hybrid' Net neutrality rules get chilly reception
Editorial - 3:01 pm
Internet service providers, Web-based entrepreneurs and consumer groups are sharply divided over whether and how the Federal Communications Commission should try to preserve the Net's status as an open, neutral platform for innovation. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Small steps everyone can take to arrive at greater joy
Editorial - 3:00 pm
Chances are you could be happier — and it would probably be worth your while, as research shows that happiness breeds health, money, stronger relationships, better marriages and more. But who has time to cultivate joy when there is so much to ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  The loopholes that help bad habits block happiness
Editorial - 3:00 pm
Habits can make or break happiness, says Gretchen Rubin, the author of 'The Happiness Project.' Habits, she says, are 'the invisible architecture of everyday life and a significant element of happiness.' »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Why did one of Africa's longest-serving rulers step down?
Editorial - 3:00 pm
One of Africa’s longest-serving leaders, President Blaise Compaore of Burkina Faso, announced Friday that he was stepping down after his attempt to extend his 27 years in power touched off a violent popular uprising dubbed the country’s “Black ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Socialite-philanthropist lists her Beverly Hills home for sale
Editorial - 2:52 pm
Socialite and philanthropist Pat Montandon has listed her home in Beverly Hills at $3.299 million. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Why the Dodgers should hang on to Andre Ethier
Editorial - 2:33 pm
Here’s an idea sure not to warm the cockles of most Dodgers fans’ hearts: »Read  »E-mail story
 #  TV Picks: 'Powerless,' 'Craft,' 'Who,' 'PuppyCat,' 'Garden Wall'
Editorial - 2:23 pm
'Powerless' (PBS, Monday). A film about power and the lack of it, and how little things are made to work when big things fail. We are in Kanpur, India, population 3 million, where there is no electricity for many and often none for any. The main ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Can scientists patent life? The question returns to the Supreme Court
Editorial - 2:22 pm
The thorny and unresolved question of whether life itself can be patented may come again before the U.S. Supreme Court, if it accepts a motion filed Friday by Santa Monica-based Consumer Watchdog. (H/T to David Jensen's California Stem Cell Report.) »Read  »E-mail story
 #  A cyclops planet and a galactic horror show: It's a Hubble Halloween!
Editorial - 1:39 pm
This Halloween, NASA has released two images from the Hubble Space Telescope that prove space can be a spooky place, if you know where to look. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  More quake action needed on older concrete buildings, councilman says
Editorial - 1:38 pm
More than a year ago, council members Bernard C. Parks and Tom LaBonge called on Los Angeles officials to review and report on the city’s older concrete buildings, which are considered a major risk to life safety during a big earthquake. In ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Eric Garcetti, Tom LaBonge,
 #  Still not a Clippers town?
Editorial - 1:33 pm
The Clippers are favored to beat the Lakers on Friday night. By a lot. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Trade protections proposed for four species of turtles
Editorial - 1:31 pm
Faced with growing concerns about the hunting of freshwater turtles in the United States for Asian food markets, federal officials this week proposed adding four species to an international list of plants and animals designed to manage commercial ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  An online dater retouches her image
Editorial - 1:30 pm
So I was standing there in my underwear, staring into the mirror. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Billboard: Taylor Swift's first-week sales for '1989' could hit 1.2 million
Editorial - 1:26 pm
The latest sales projections have Taylor Swift in hot pursuit of ... herself. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Maryland drivers scramble for cash as money falls from armored truck
Editorial - 1:25 pm
Some Halloween drivers got an early treat in Maryland when a bag of cash fell from an armored truck Friday morning, sending drivers scrambling into the roadway after the floating greenbacks. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Ian Fraser, famed composer who worked alongside Julie Andrews, dead at 81
Editorial - 1:24 pm
Ian Fraser, an Emmy award-winning composer and longtime conductor known for his collaborations with Julie Andrews, died of cancer at his Los Angeles home Friday. He was 81. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Red Aunts to celebrate new greatest hits double LP at El Cid
Editorial - 1:10 pm
The Red Aunts were nothing to mess with. Four musicians who first converged in 1990s Long Beach, the band released a series of searing garage-punk records, first on Sympathy for the Record Industry label and then on the L.A. punk label Epitaph. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Modern textile designs on exhibit at Craft & Folk Art Museum
Editorial - 12:00 pm
'New Directions: A Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Textiles,' organized by the Textile Society of America, opened recently at the Craft & Folk Art Museum. The concept is to showcase shifts in contemporary textile art and to highlight technical, ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Late-night political robocalls: Are these things legal?
Editorial - 11:55 am
Marsha says she knows political robocalls aren't covered by the Do Not Call registry. But does that mean they can call any time they like? »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Dodgers infielder Alex Guerrero snags Florida mansion
Editorial - 11:47 am
Dodgers infielder Alex Guerrero, who signed a $28-million free-agent contract with the team last October, has purchased a lakefront home in Weston, Fla., for $2.5 million. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Stephen Colbert announces 'Colbert Report' end date
Editorial - 11:39 am
We all knew it was coming, but now we have the date: 'The Colbert Report' is ending on Dec. 18. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Mike Tyson says he was sexually abused at age 7
Editorial - 11:37 am
Mike Tyson was sexually abused as a child by a complete stranger who abducted him off the street, the former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world said on SiriusXM earlier this week. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashes during testing
Editorial - 11:30 am
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashed after it had an 'in-flight anomaly' during testing Friday, according to a Mojave Air and Space Port spokesperson. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Two hurt, one missing after explosion rocks Bay Area apartment complex
Editorial - 11:29 am
An explosion in an apartment building in the Bay Area city of Walnut Creek on Friday morning injured at least two people and left a gaping hole in the complex, fire officials said. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Pork chop feasts at L.A.-area restaurants
Editorial - 11:13 am
My husband loves to tell the story of a restaurant in Brooklyn, N.Y., where, in his memory, a huge pork chop was served with a knife sticking out of it. And while he dug into that chop, a crescendo of arguing and cursing issued from the kitchen. ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Szechuan Impression skewers all expectations
Editorial - 11:00 am
Bobo chicken, at least as interpreted at Szechuan Impression, is a party in a pot, a ceramic pot that strongly resembles a novelty St. Patrick's Day hat, half-filled with chile-laced broth and with long bamboo skewers sticking up from the vessel in ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Why UC Berkeley got it wrong on Bill Maher's speech
Editorial - 10:59 am
There’s been a great deal of celebration about UC Berkeley sticking to its invitation to Bill Maher as a commencement speaker. Free speech in the cradle of the free speech movement, students should be open to provocative views that differ from ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Cheryl Strayed let life run 'Wild' — and look at her now
Editorial - 10:33 am
She doesn't look like you think she will — sun-dyed hair, dirt under her fingernails. She shouldn't, of course: It was nearly two decades ago that she hiked the Pacific Crest Trail, brave and alone at 26. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Sen. Mary Landrieu says race hurts Obama in Louisiana
Editorial - 10:29 am
Embattled Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana, one of the most conservative Democrats in Congress, has struggled throughout her reelection campaign this fall to cope with the low approval ratings of President Obama, whose signature energy and healthcare ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Missing mother of young boys found wandering Long Beach is identified
Editorial - 10:21 am
Police have identified the missing mother of two toddlers found Thursday roaming a busy street in Long Beach. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Video: A behind-the-scenes look at what makes the Clippers so good
Editorial - 10:12 am
Before the Clippers played the Oklahoma City Thunder in their season opener at Staples Center on Thursday, something new played on the video board. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Today's voting freakout: non-citizens are coming to steal your election
Editorial - 10:12 am
With only a few days left before Election Day, pretexts for panic over the sanctity of the ballot box are dwindling down to a precious few. Two political scientists from Virginia's Old Dominion University have done their part, with an article on the ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Rick Hasen,
 #  Halloween candy: How many calories are in your favorite treats?
Editorial - 10:11 am
Children and adults around the country are gearing up for Friday night's festivities. Wigs are being coiffed, fangs are being applied and candy lovers everywhere are preparing to satiate their sweet tooths.  »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Blake Griffin calls the Lakers 'a dangerous team'
Editorial - 10:00 am
It's not a word that has been associated with the Lakers much, if at all, this season. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  A gripping 'One Million Steps' examines Marines in Afghanistan
Editorial - 10:00 am
In the preface to 'One Million Steps: A Marine Platoon at War,' Bing West announces that 'this is my sixth and final book about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.' If so, West has clearly left the best for last: a gripping, boot-level account of ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Busted: RANE, serial graffiti vandal, sheriff's officials say
Editorial - 10:00 am
The alleged serial graffiti artist rained graffiti for five years all over the Santa Clarita Valley. About 750 scrawls, authorities said. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Blake Griffin is 'very comfortable' being go-to guy down the stretch
Editorial - 9:00 am
Blake Griffin had the ball in his hands with the Clippers up by only one point, 89-88, in the final seconds of the team's season opener against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Chris Pine stretches out in 'Bosses,' 'Into the Woods'
Editorial - 8:45 am
As Captain James T. Kirk in the rebooted big-screen 'Star Trek' franchise, Chris Pine has taken up the Shatnerian mantle in two blockbuster films and boldly gone where no one has gone before. In the galaxy that is Hollywood, however, after you've ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Linebacker Scott Felix ready for start against Washington State
Editorial - 8:30 am
USC linebacker Scott Felix will start in place of the injured J.R. Tavai on Saturday against Washington State. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Easy dinner recipes: Spooky Halloween treats, meal ideas and more!
Editorial - 8:30 am
Happy Halloween! Looking for ways to satiate your little monsters before and after their adventures this evening? Let us offer some spooky ideas: »Read  »E-mail story
 #  California: Leaves popping with color at Idyllwild and Lake Hemet
Editorial - 8:15 am
With Halloween today and the Day of the Dead starting Saturday, there may be little time for a leaf-peeping trip. Fortunately, some of the best color this weekend isn't so far away. Lake Hemet and Idyllwild are reportedly at peak or a little past -- ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  'Selma's' Ava DuVernay walks in King's footsteps
Editorial - 8:15 am
 When director Ava DuVernay was making her new film, 'Selma,' about the 1965 civil rights marches in Alabama, she found herself in an odd position: re-creating the charged events in the very locations where they took place. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Kaley Cuoco gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
Editorial - 8:14 am
'Big Bang Theory' star Kaley Cuoco was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday. And it's in a stylish location, right in front of the Napoleon Perdis Makeup Academy corporate office, the thrilled company pointed out in a news ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Home of the Day: Majestic Mediterranean in Carpinteria
Editorial - 8:12 am
This distinguished Mediterranean estate in Carpinteria retains a classical vibe from its honeycomb-coffered ceilings, Moorish fireplaces and rich hardwoods. Designed by Santa Barbara architect Don Nulty, a center courtyard sits in the heart of the ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  J.K. Rowling explains Dolores Umbridge in new post on Pottermore
Editorial - 8:07 am
For a Halloween gift, J.K. Rowling has explained the origins of her frightening witch, Dolores Umbridge. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Eric Frein arraigned in trooper slaying case
Editorial - 7:16 am
Eric Frein, the accused murderer of a Pennsylvania state trooper, was arraigned Friday morning, hours after he was captured by police who had been hunting him for seven weeks.  »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Five takeaways from the Clippers' 93-90 victory over Oklahoma City
Editorial - 7:15 am
Here are five takeaways from the Clippers’ season-opening 93-90 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night at Staples Center: »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Vegas' Quad becomes the Linq, and the Linq becomes a bargain at $79
Editorial - 7:15 am
Goodbye, Quad Resort & Casino. Hello, Linq Hotel & Casino. In the ever-changing world of Las Vegas, the Quad was renamed the Linq on Thursday and is ushering in this new era with room rates beginning at $79 a night. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  For 'Exodus,' Janty Yates dresses Moses and Ramses
Editorial - 7:15 am
For a Hollywood costume designer, getting the call from director Ridley Scott saying he wants you to work on a big-budget biblical spectacle is a kind of holy grail. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Iranian filmmakers get bad reviews at home over nuclear deal statement
Editorial - 7:00 am
As part of a broader charm offensive toward the outside world, Iran’s government last month enlisted six of the country’s top filmmakers to help persuade the West to give Iran more lenient terms in negotiations over its nuclear program. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Ago Sciandri to open Vespaio downtown; Cardamom, the One Up are open
Editorial - 7:00 am
Chef and restaurateur Ago Sciandri (Ago) will open a new Italian restaurant called Vespaio in downtown L.A. at the Emerson later this year. The 5,500-square-foot space will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week as well as weekend ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  'The Judge': Robert Downey Jr., the 'missus' and 'Norma Rae'
Editorial - 7:00 am
Robert Downey Jr. stars in 'The Judge.' He's also a producer on the film, the first from Team Downey, the production company he runs with his wife, Susan. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Forget Halloween. TV shows have thrills and chills all year-round
Editorial - 7:00 am
For years now, television has greeted the end of October by rolling out special Halloween-themed episodes and slasher fare, but never before has it seemed so absurd. Not because Halloween isn't socially significant — All Hallow's Eve became an ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  What we learned from the Ducks' 2-0 loss in St. Louis
Editorial - 7:00 am
There’s going to be some duds, clunkers, whatever you want to call them over the course of 82 games, and Thursday night’s 2-0 loss to the St. Louis Blues was that for the Ducks. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Soon-to-close Mt. Ada inn to reopen early next year
Editorial - 7:00 am
The Inn on Mt. Ada, Santa Catalina Island's iconic hilltop bed-and-breakfast that's set to close Nov. 30, will reopen early next year under new management. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Lizzy Caplan goes from 'Freaks' to killing Kim Jong Un
Editorial - 5:45 am
In the late '90s, actress Lizzy Caplan met a couple of up-and-coming teenage actors named Seth Rogen and James Franco on the set of a cult, soon-to-be-canceled NBC series called 'Freaks and Geeks.' Just 15 herself, Caplan had never acted ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Evan Goldberg,
 #  Ewan McGregor, Maggie Gyllenhaal open to harsh reviews in 'The Real Thing'
Editorial - 5:35 am
Ewan McGregor and Maggie Gyllenhaal made their Broadway debuts Thursday in a new revival of Tom Stoppard's 'The Real Thing,' which is being produced by the Roundabout at the American Airlines Theatre in New York. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Jordan gives Halloween a dressing-down
Editorial - 5:30 am
There's a 'Heroes and Villains' Halloween Party happening Friday at Canvas, an upscale bar nestled beside one of this city's few parks, but ghosts, ghouls and goblins (or any other creature, for that matter) are not welcome. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Broken rules, standout sculpture at Marc Foxx
Editorial - 5:30 am
An untitled group exhibition at Marc Foxx stands out as one of the best sculpture shows in recent memory. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Jennifer West,
 #  'Reasons to Live' at Skylight: Wringing laughs from tragedy
Editorial - 5:15 am
Since time immemorial, the plot device of a dead child has propelled drama from Iphigenia to Ibsen to “Rabbit Hole.” At a comfortably cathartic distance, audiences have thrilled to the unimaginable loss of a child. Yet in recent years, that ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  A sneak peak at new movies during the holidays
Editorial - 5:15 am
NOV. 5 »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Kevin Gordon,
 #  Answers sought in beating death of Hollywood man
Editorial - 5:00 am
The man was brought to Cedars Sinai in the early morning hours as a John Doe, the victim of a possible assault. He had been discovered between parked vehicles in Hollywood with two black eyes, a bruised face and a laceration on his nose. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Israel's Batsheva Dance Company visits Royce Hall in celebratory mood
Editorial - 5:00 am
Ohad Naharin does not like to discuss the specifics of the dances he choreographs for the Tel Aviv-based Batsheva Dance Company. Rather, he wants audiences to view them without preconceived expectation. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  In 'Wedding Band,' Antaeus walks interracial love down the aisle
Editorial - 5:00 am
Who among us wouldn’t like to think we’d have the integrity to honor our feelings for someone despite disapproving social norms? In 1962, African American playwright Alice Childress’ “Wedding Band” threw sobering cold water on the illusion ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Most voters not worried about Ebola threat in California
Editorial - 5:00 am
Despite an onslaught of news bulletins and some missteps in the nation's response, a majority of California voters are unfazed by the Ebola threat and confident government officials and medical workers are prepared to handle outbreaks, a new USC ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Dan Schnur,
 #  China gets silence from Hong Kong tycoons instead of vocal support
Editorial - 4:00 am
With a $32-billion fortune and business interests as diverse as supermarkets and ports, Asia's richest man, Li Ka-shing, would seem to have little to fret about. But as the Hong Konger told a class of graduating students in the summer at mainland ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Doctors learn to push back, gently, against anti-vaccination movement
Editorial - 4:00 am
The doctors shifted nervously in their seats as the sharp-tongued questioner scanned the room. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Once a crusader against big money, Gov. Brown is collecting millions
Editorial - 4:00 am
Twenty years ago, one of the first callers to Jerry Brown's radio show, 'We the People,' asked whether campaign money had influenced him as governor in the 1970s and '80s. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: campaign finance, Derek Cressman, Rex Frazier, Anne Gust, Jose Mejia, Scott Wetch,
 #  Prominent Hong Kong activist says protesters need to unify, strategize
Editorial - 3:00 am
Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protest organizers need to rethink their strategy and bring disparate factions together under a new structure to help lead the movement forward, a prominent left-wing lawmaker from the semiautonomous city urged this week. ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Downtown L.A. speakeasy rests easy — for now
Editorial - 3:00 am
The booze flowed freely during Prohibition in the basement speakeasy at the Rosslyn Hotel annex in downtown Los Angeles. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Beijing police want subways monster-free on Halloween
Editorial - 2:28 am
This Halloween in Beijing, monsters, ghosts and zombies will have to take the bus. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Football: Sterling Salguero finds silver lining at Birmingham
Editorial - 12:10 am
Sterling Salguero has played with a heavy heart for a majority of the season. Based on the results thus far, however, you might not have known there was an underlying issue that the junior from Lake Balboa Birmingham deals with on a daily basis. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Jeremy Lin still looking for his starring role
Editorial - Oct. 30, 11:37 pm
Jeremy Lin has seen this before, often a supporting actor on the NBA stage. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Clippers Steve Ballmer has a winning debut too
Editorial - Oct. 30, 11:28 pm
It was 2 1/2 hours before tipoff Thursday night and new Clippers owner Steve Ballmer couldn't seem to keep still, his excitement evident ahead of his team's game against Oklahoma City. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Clippers open Steve Ballmer era with 93-90 victory over the Thunder
Editorial - Oct. 30, 11:24 pm
The Clippers unveiled a new ad campaign before their season opener, with Blake Griffin dunking and DeAndre Jordan flexing and Chris Paul directing amid a montage of plays shown on the video board. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Clippers are seen in new light in opening win under new owner Ballmer
Editorial - Oct. 30, 11:22 pm
Fergie wailed. Big Baby smooched. The screams of fans rocked like a roller coaster, up on the leap, down on the dunk, again and again. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Westlake eyes playoffs after defeating St. Bonaventure, 45-28
Editorial - Oct. 30, 11:07 pm
The Pac-5 Division in high school football is loaded with top teams. From defending champion Bellflower St. John Bosco to 19-time champion Long Beach Poly to no-huddle offense king Corona Centennial, there's going to be plenty of teams to avoid in ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Birmingham earns league bragging rights with 53-20 rout of Taft
Editorial - Oct. 30, 11:05 pm
It's no secret: Lake Balboa Birmingham and Woodland Hills Taft are bitter rivals. For years, the two programs have battled for bragging rights, not only in the West Valley League, but also in the San Fernando Valley. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Lakers host Clippers on Friday night
Editorial - Oct. 30, 10:43 pm
LAKERS vs. CLIPPERS »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Football: Thursday's scores
Editorial - Oct. 30, 10:40 pm
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 #  State inadequately investigates nursing home complaints, audit finds
Editorial - Oct. 30, 10:38 pm
The California Department of Public Health has failed to effectively investigate nursing home complaints, a state audit released Thursday found, with a total of 11,000 unresolved complaints in its system. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Velazquez's rides
Editorial - Oct. 30, 9:47 pm
Jockey John Velazquez's mounts for this weekend's Breeders' Cup: »Read  »E-mail story
 #  New Orleans earns first road win of season, 28-10 over Carolina
Editorial - Oct. 30, 9:46 pm
Drew Brees and the Saints proved they know how to win big games on the road. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  L.A. County's Prop. P would levy tax for parks, conservation work
Editorial - Oct. 30, 9:30 pm
Along with casting their votes for a new supervisor, sheriff and assessor Nov. 4, Los Angeles County voters will decide whether to tax themselves to pay for park and conservation projects across the region. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Michael D. Antonovich, Zev Yaroslavsky,
 #  Field hockey: LAFHA/Southern Section championship results
Editorial - Oct. 30, 9:21 pm
 #  Lapses doom Ducks in 2-0 loss to St. Louis Blues
Editorial - Oct. 30, 9:20 pm
What seemed like a perfect set-up was, except it was for the St. Louis Blues, not the Ducks. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Kings pay the price for taking penalties in 3-0 loss to the Penguins
Editorial - Oct. 30, 9:04 pm
PITTSBURGH — They talked about keeping disciplined, staying out of the penalty box against the high-octane team possessing the league's best power play. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Game updates: Clippers vs. Thunder
Editorial - Oct. 30, 8:57 pm
Clippers 46, Thunder 41 (halftime) »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Rain could complicate USC's plan against Washington State
Editorial - Oct. 30, 8:50 pm
The last time USC played on wet turf it did not end well for the Trojans. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  College football: No. 2 Florida State survives a scare
Editorial - Oct. 30, 8:43 pm
Jameis Winston threw three touchdowns to offset a three-interception start and Dalvin Cook had two long scoring runs to help second-ranked Florida State rally for a 42-31 victory over Louisville on Thursday night at Louisville, Ky. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Lexus and Lincoln have a lot riding on new compact crossovers
Editorial - Oct. 30, 8:41 pm
Lexus and Lincoln, the moneyed offshoots of Toyota and Ford, are the latest automakers to enter the hotly contested compact crossover segment. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Once seen as a major race, campaign for controller is now a snoozer
Editorial - Oct. 30, 8:02 pm
The campaign for state controller, the job responsible for paying the state's bills, was expected to be one of the year's most hotly contested, the showcase for a rising Republican star from the Central Valley. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Board of Equalization, Jim Brulte, John Chiang, Greg Conlon, Greg Conlon, Gray Davis, Field Poll, Reed Galen, Steve Maviglio, Charles Munger, Steve Smith, Betty Yee,
 #  Dallas' DeMarco Murray is on track to set a new season rushing record
Editorial - Oct. 30, 8:01 pm
Halfway to history, Dallas Cowboys tailback DeMarco Murray vastly prefers running his feet to running his mouth. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Friday's TV Highlights: 'Constantine' on NBC
Editorial - Oct. 30, 8:00 pm
Customized TV Listings are available here: »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Wesley Clark,
 #  Clippers starters could get more rest because of compacted schedule
Editorial - Oct. 30, 7:55 pm
Now comes the downside to that new extended All-Star break. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  'Overnighters' an intimate chronicle of boomtown job seekers
Editorial - Oct. 30, 7:28 pm
The labor migrations that have shaped the United States are far from done. They're a charged reality that continues to transform lives and communities, as an exceptional new documentary brings home powerfully. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Neutrality will only take GOP controller candidate Swearengin so far
Editorial - Oct. 30, 7:15 pm
The mayor of this town is young, telegenic and smart. And she has — please forgive me for using this phrase — gone a little bit rogue. Republican Ashley Swearengin has bucked her party on California's high-speed rail (she supports it). She has ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Board of Equalization, Tim Clark, minimum wage, Betty Yee,
 #  'Last Patrol' covers the inner journey home after war
Editorial - Oct. 30, 7:13 pm
Sebastian Junger can't seem to get war 'out of his system. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Time to enter the Los Angeles Times Holiday Cookie Bake-Off
Editorial - Oct. 30, 7:12 pm
Ladies and gentlemen, start your mixers. It's that time again. Entries are now open for the fifth annual Los Angeles Times Holiday Cookie Bake-Off. Enter at Every year we get hundreds of entries and thousands of votes cast, so ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Man shot, wounded outside Altadena restaurant
Editorial - Oct. 30, 7:11 pm
A man was shot and wounded late Thursday afternoon outside a restaurant in Altadena, deputies said. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  'All You Need Is Love' -- and context
Editorial - Oct. 30, 7:02 pm
Having nothing to do with the Beatles tune, 'All You Need Is Love' is a heartfelt if limited documentary portrait of the staff and students of the Good Morning School in the Mae Sot district of Thailand. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Like Black Friday but way cuter: First Hello Kitty Con opens in L.A.
Editorial - Oct. 30, 7:00 pm
Take the merch-grabbing madness of a Thanksgiving Day sale. Add flouncy skirts and lots of pink. Mix with diabetes-inducing levels of cuteness (not to mention candy). That about sums up the first day at Hello Kitty Con, which opened in downtown ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Sam Farmer's NFL Week 9 picks
Editorial - Oct. 30, 6:55 pm
The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 9-6 (.600); season 79-41-1 (.658). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  'Winter in the Blood' a tale of losses, including the audience
Editorial - Oct. 30, 6:25 pm
Filmmakers Alex and Andrew Smith made their feature debut more than a decade ago with 'The Slaughter Rule,' the cast of which included a then-unknown Amy Adams and Ryan Gosling before he had become some sort of mythological being. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Stockton bankruptcy ruling preserves city pensions
Editorial - Oct. 30, 6:17 pm
A federal bankruptcy judge approved the city of Stockton's bankruptcy recovery plan Thursday and sidestepped challenges to its workers' pensions that could have threatened municipal retirement plans across the state in the years ahead. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: CalPERS, Dan Pellissier, Anne Stausboll,
 #  'Wild Tales' weighed down by clunky filmmaking
Editorial - Oct. 30, 6:08 pm
Revenge may be a dish best served cold, but Argentine writer-director Damián Szifron allows it to sit until it congeals in the dreary six-part anthology 'Wild Tales.' »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Girls' golf: Sherman Oaks Notre Dame wins Northern Division title
Editorial - Oct. 30, 6:07 pm
Sherman Oaks Notre Dame won the Northern Division girls' golf championship on Thursday with a score of 390 at Soule Park Golf Course in Ojai. Oaks Christian finished second and Foothill third. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Meredith Vieira's daytime talk show renewed for second season
Editorial - Oct. 30, 6:02 pm
Meredith Vieira has another notch on her show biz belt -- a successful daytime talk show. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Pain and pure love in the melancholic memory piece 'Low Down'
Editorial - Oct. 30, 6:00 pm
'Low Down' is one from the heart. It's a melancholy, evocative, beautifully made memory piece, unblinking and unromanticized, a lovely film that brings great emotion and a dead-on feeling for time, place and recaptured mood to a story that is as ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Steve Sarkisian, USC look for that finishing kick
Editorial - Oct. 30, 5:50 pm
Steve Sarkisian dropped to the ground, his legs and feet kicking, his left hand slamming the turf. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Eric Frein, wanted in Pennsylvania trooper killing, captured without a fight
Editorial - Oct. 30, 5:50 pm
A seven-week dragnet in the woods of northeastern Pennsylvania came to an end Thursday night with the capture of survivalist Eric Frein, who is accused of killing a state trooper and wounding another one last month. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Roderick M. Hills dies at 83; head of the SEC under President Ford
Editorial - Oct. 30, 5:41 pm
Roderick M. Hills, who led the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission under President Ford and concluded that investment companies needed more freedom from regulation, has died. He was 83. »Read  »E-mail story
 #  California should revive right-to-die legislation
Editorial - Oct. 30, 5:29 pm
California last considered right-to-die legislation in 2007. But now, the case of Brittany Maynard, a Californian who moved to Oregon so that she could painlessly end her life, may help persuade the Legislature to try again. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Field Poll, Legislature,

Orange County Register

 #  Banks-Altekruse: Misleading opposition to Prop. 48
Editorial - 3:40 pm
The past, present, and future collide in Proposition 48. The past is the brutal history of the North Fork Tribe, rendered “landless” in the 1950s when its federal status was terminated. The Tribe without a reservation spent the past ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Legislature,
 #  State Controller candidate Ashley Swearengin on FOX 11's "You Decide: SoCal 2014"
Editorial - 12:23 pm
State Controller candidate Ashley Swearengin talks job creation other voter issues with the Register's Brian Calle on FOX 11 News.The show airs on FOX 11 every Friday at 10:30pm, leading up to the November election, and will feature various ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Carl Schmid and Angela Ostrom: Patients waiting for health care they deserve
Editorial - 8:22 am
One year ago, in a speech heralding the launch of, President Obama reaffirmed the promise that pre-existing conditions, such as epilepsy and HIV/AIDS, will no longer prevent patients from getting affordable health insurance. Our... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Editorial: With taxes, too much is never enough
Opinion - 7:41 am
California voters Tuesday will have to weigh in on more than 200 different tax and bond measures. It increasingly seems as though raiding the wallets of their residents has become a pastime of state and local governments. No matter how many more... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Editorial: Laugh off tasteless Halloween costumes
Opinion - 12:00 am
It’s Halloween, and along with jack-o’lanterns rapidly rotting in 80 degree heat and pondering if Snickers still satisfy when they are thumbnail-size, we must face the now annual hand-wringing over insensitive costumes. 2014’s particular ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Editorial: Lowenthal for Congress in 47th District
Opinion - 12:00 am
Rep. Alan Lowenthal is not running unopposed for reelection in the 47th Congressional District, a large swath of which includes Cypress, Los Alamitos, Buena Park, Anaheim, Stanton, Westminster and Garden Grove. Yet, the Democratic incumbent might ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Alan Lowenthal,
 #  Editorial: No on Measures I, J, O.C. school bonds
Opinion - 12:00 am
School facilities bonds have proliferated on the Nov. 4 ballot across the state. According to the California Policy Center, voters will consider a record 113 bond measures for 108 local education districts, with a total potential cost of $11.8... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Editorial: Police should restrain themselves with cellphone photos
Opinion - 12:00 am
In simpler, more innocent times, little was more harmlessly cool than the California Highway Patrol. Immortalized in the turn-of-the-’80s TV action-drama “CHiPs,” the law enforcement agency busted crime and kept the state safe without so ... »Read  »E-mail story
 #  Joseph Perkins: Democrats' real problem with voter ID
Editorial - 12:00 am
“We affirm that this struggle must, and will, go on in the cause of our nation’s quest for justice until every eligible American has the chance to exercise his or her right to vote, unencumbered by discriminatory or unneeded procedures, rules ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Barack Obama,
 #  Charles Krauthammer: Election a referendum on competence
Editorial - 12:00 am
WASHINGTON – Is this election really about nothing? Democrats might like to think so, but it’s not. First, like all U.S. elections, it’s about the economy. The effect of the weakest recovery in two generations is reflected in President ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Barack Obama,
 #  Letters: Measure K: For our kids and property values
Editorial - 12:00 am
I agree with most of “No on OUSD Measure K bond” [Editorial, Oct. 27]. The high schools are old and worn out, the financial assumptions reasonable, the process transparent, and there has been a great deal of community input and support. As an... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Gray Davis, Proposition 18,
 #  Timothy Spangler: 'Real politicians of France'
Editorial - 12:00 am
Given the numerous problems facing France today, it is clear that French politicians need to be doing something different if they hope to get their country and its beleaguered economy working again. However, appearing on a reality TV show probably... »Read  »E-mail story

San Francisco Chronicle

 Rain on the Giants' World Series victory parade? Of course
- 4:37 pm
Rain on the Giants’ World Series victory parade? Charlotte Schultz, chief of protocol for the city, stood on the mayor’s balcony at City Hall and looked out over the sea of umbrellas, which opened and closed all day long. Given the journey, ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Willie Brown, Ed Lee,
 California secretary of state race devoid of usual rancor
- 4:37 pm
Without the name-calling and mudslinging all too common in California politics, Democrat Alex Padilla and Republican Pete Peterson are challenging voters to instead look at the issues and use them to decide who is the best choice for secretary of ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Debra Bowen, campaign finance, Field Poll, Bill Jones, Alex Padilla,
 Ebola: Trust a politician, or an expert?
Debra Saunders - 4:30 pm
Unlike New York, California had yet to see a confirmed Ebola case, although state health officials are aware of 19 individuals who recently traveled to an Ebola-affected country. [...] international leaders oppose American quarantines, which can ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Carla Marinucci,
 Throngs of fans already packing Civic Center Plaza for Giants celebration
- 7:32 am
Among the crowd in orange in black was Manuel Lozano, 61, a forklift operator an dlongtime Giants fan who work up at 1 a.m. and drove from Mendota (Fresno County) with his daughter and two grandsons, ages 9 and 12. The sisters have been Giants fans ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Ed Lee, Manuel Lozano,
 Hillary Clinton praises possible primary rivals
- 12:59 am
O'Malley picked a policy fight with the Obama administration last summer over the influx of unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the southern border into Texas. Carrying signs that read 'Choose Families Over Politics,' waves of activists ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Barack Obama,
 Going to Giants parade? Here's what you need to know
- Oct. 30, 9:27 pm
For the third time since 2010, the San Francisco Giants will march up Market Street to celebrate a World Series championship with throngs of fans, but this time there will be an unwelcome guest: the weather. The outlook for the Giants’ third ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Dianne Feinstein,
 Jerry Brown votes, calls ranked-choice voting 'complexifying'
Politics Blog - Oct. 30, 5:06 pm
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In this article: Sutter Brown, Anne Gust,
 Schools' plea: skip the Giants parade and come to class
- Oct. 30, 5:00 pm
School board member Rachel Norton took to Facebook to urge parents to send their kids to school: SFUSD is in session tomorrow. On Thursday, district officials put out a phone message through the auto-dial system to student homes to encourage them ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: David Campos, David Chiu,

San Jose Mercury News

   California's sky-high poverty rate an issue in governor's race
- 5:36 pm
In truth, neither candidate's approach to the problem is all that different -- they both favor growing jobs over boosting programs for the poor -- and advocates for low-income people fault the candidates for failing to tackle a critical question: ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: minimum wage, H.D. Palmer, sick leave, Evan Westrup,
 Ugly endgame in Honda-Khanna showdown
- 3:53 pm
Nasty ads, big spending by unknown donors and feverish get-out-the-vote efforts might show desperation by Congressman Mike Honda and Democratic challenger Ro Khanna. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: campaign finance, Mike Honda, Ro Khanna, Ernie Konnyu, Barbara Lee, Gavin Newsom, Barack Obama, Pete Stark, Eric Swalwell, Tom Torlakson,
   Poll: Propositions 45 and 46 going down
- 6:12 am
Following an onslaught of negative advertising, two once-popular ballot measures will most likely go down in flames on Election Day, a new Field Poll shows. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Jamie Court, Field Poll, Thad Kousser, Dan Schnur,