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Like a sprinkling of Disney’s trademark magic, the hidden-in-plain-sight high-tech special effects in the new “Frozen” musical at Disney California Adventure weave seamlessly and effortlessly into
This spring, it’s all about the “super bloom,” the blanket of wildflowers covering California’s hillsides that has transformed parched desert landscapes into spectacular riots of color. But perhap
An armed man who barricaded himself inside a stranger’s house in Winnetka escaped a SWAT team after an hours-long standoff that ended Friday morning, authorities said. Police were involved in a st
Stocks are opening slightly higher on Wall Street, led by gains in technology companies and banks. Chipmaker Micron Technology surged 11% in early trading Friday after reporting results that were
There were two lines, many people deep. Following the world premiere of the documentary “Muppet Guys Talking — Secrets Behind the Show the Whole World Watched,” an intimate look at working with Ji
The California Bucket List: Your daily guide to the best adventures and experiences in the Golden State March 24, 2017, 7 a.m. The California Bucket List is your daily guide to essential Californi
This Midcentury Modern home was remodeled to amp up the hip factor. Skylights, clerestory windows and walls of glass brighten the interiors, which open at the rear of the house for indoor-outdoor
Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak returned home on Friday, free following his release from custody after legal proceedings that took years since his 2011 ouster — years during which the count
The states have asked for GST registration in each and every state and union territory, to ensure that not only one state enjoys all the benefits. As most banks#39; head offices are situated in Mumb
Trump and GOP leaders scramble to push Obamacare repeal bill through House March 24, 2017, 6:05 a.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: Trump to give green lig
Vote on Obamacare repeal bill is delayed amid Republican revolt March 24, 2017, 6:05 a.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: House GOP leaders postponed a vote
Hey, Mammoth Lakes, add this group shot of the National Guard to your winter scrapbook. Burdened with removing the 44 feet of snow that had fallen this season, the village of 8,200 called in the N
Social media revenue depends on user-generated content. But too much of that content is toxic waste for advertisers. Can Google and Facebook fix the problem? If not, their revenues and stock prices ar
One of the enduring foundational narratives of Los Angeles is that of an avaricious, almost malevolent, municipality that bided its time before unleashing a wave of annexation, devouring countless
With just 48 hours to conceptualize, shoot and edit a short film, Nancy Paton found herself stuck. Hours into filming, London rain made it impossible to shoot a terrace scene without soaking the c
Acura likes to boast that its powerful, precise NSX is “the only supercar designed, developed and manufactured in the U.S.” With no apologies to Chevrolet’s Corvette, Ford’s Mustang GT or Dodge’s
Who better than actress Lisa Kudrow could there be to host the Open Mind Gala? From her perch on the podium at the Beverly Hilton, she jokingly reminded the audience of her “impressive contributio
Good morning. It’s Friday, March 24, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES Big game tonight UCLA’s highflying and high-scoring basketball team will be on full display tonight
Benguela - The Sweden ambassador to Angola, Lennart Larsson, held on Thursday exploratory contacts in central Benguela province, seeking the participation of his country’s businesspeople in that reg
To the editor: How deliciously ironic that House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Tulare) exploits, or even worse instigates, the very intelligence leaks he and his Republican c
He is an aluminum tycoon, one of Russia’s wealthiest businessmen, and is tight with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Now Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska finds himself at the center of a heated
Under a law passed last year, California prohibits state-funded travel to states that discriminate against the LGBT community. There are currently four states on the boycott list — and now South D
To the editor: In 1971, my 2-year-old son and I moved to Los Angeles from Boston. As we descended into LAX, the clouds were dirty, an ominous shade of brown. I wondered why the San Fernando Valley
I'm Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today, including our weekend recommendations and weekly look back into the archives.
To the editor: The anti-development Measure S has been resoundingly defeated. The remaining question is how Los Angeles can best develop itself not just for the wealthy. (“It's time for a new conv
To the editor: It is truly appalling and makes me feel heart-sick that at a time of looming famine for countries like South Sudan, Somalia and Yemen, instead of the United States leading the way a
The Trump administration has issued a presidential permit to pipeline builder TransCanada to build the Keystone XL pipeline. White House press secretary Sean Spicer tweeted that President Donald T
In February, 2017 broad money increased annually by 7.3% compared to 7.6% annual growth in January, 2017, according to the Bulgarian National Bank. At the end of February 2017, deposits of the non-go
Vote on Obamacare repeal bill is delayed amid Republican revolt March 24, 2017, 6:05 a.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: House GOP leaders postponed a vote
Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) is likely to meet banks on Friday on the need for new instruments in the monetary policy tool kit for liquidity absorption, sources told CNBC-TV18.
Overseas education consultants are now seeing an increase in applications to Canada, Australia, France and Germany amid tightening of visa rules in the US and Britain.
Two Southern California toddlers have been found safe after authorities located the car they'd been in when it was stolen. The car and the children were found early Friday in Desert Hot Springs, t
Even as the deadline to clean up bad loans approaches with the financial year end, banks are likely to see only a 50 percent success in their asset sales worth Rs 15,000 crore to asset reconstructio
One particularly strange feature of middle-class family life is the way we train our children to sleep. “Go to your room,” we tell even very young children, “and stay there all night.” We have inv
It is a shocking episode from World War II that the U.S. government refuses to take responsibility for. But this week, Art Shibayama finally got to make his case for a just ending to the tragedy t
How do you tell a plausible charge from a fevered fantasy? As allegations drip, drip about President Trump’s purported ties with Russia, most news consumers will want to keep an open mind about po
The director of Arkansas’ corrections department appeared at a Little Rock Rotary Club meeting Tuesday with an unusual appeal. The state needs volunteers — as many as 48 by mid-April — and the qua
The protesters screamed into bullhorns every Sunday for a year after Liliana Sanchez de Saldivar moved into the United Church of Christ in Simi Valley. They told her to go home. It was 2007 and U.
Essential Education: Lawsuit brings fresh scrutiny to UC Berkeley's handling of assault allegations March 23, 2017, 2:08 p.m. Welcome to Essential Education, our daily look at education in Califor
Essential Education: Lawsuit brings fresh scrutiny to UC Berkeley's handling of assault allegations March 23, 2017, 2:08 p.m. Welcome to Essential Education, our daily look at education in Califor
A hole in the roof or an avocado bathroom can knock thousands off the value of a sale. But more common pitfalls when selling often get ignored: unresolved legal matters.
The world#39;s biggest liquefied natural gas (LNG) buyers, all in Asia, are clubbing together to secure more flexible supply contracts in a move which shifts power to importers from producers as ove
"During the last three financial years (2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16) and the current financial year (up to January 2017), the I-T department conducted searches on about 2,534 groups of persons, whi
Luanda - The remuneration of the current Angola Oil Company (Sonangol) remains in line with that of the previous one, having been punctually updated in accordance with the inflation and practices in
The Rs 7-lakh crore non-performing asset (NPA) problem has been the fly in the otherwise smooth ointment that is the Modi governmentâ??s economy scorecard.
It’s the most cunning robocall scam I’ve encountered — and the fact that I’ve fallen for it more than once tells you how successful it can be. The phone rings. You pick it up and say “hello.” Ther
Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominees act out a peculiar Washington ritual in which inquisitive senators gather before TV cameras to hear an aspiring justice politely refuse to answer t
The Los Angeles City Council will consider a proposal Friday to demolish Parker Center and build a $480-million office tower for city employees — a plan opposed by preservationists fighting to sav
Can this investigation be saved? That’s a fair question to be asked about the House Intelligence Committee’s probe of foreign meddling in last year’s election after an extraordinary violation of p
Luanda - The Angolan banks are obliged to adjust themselves to the computing procedures and system of the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). , The obligation of the Angolan banks to the r
"The package will be finalised in about a week#39;s time. It will be sent for inter-ministerial consultation thereafter, and finally to the Cabinet for its approval," a senior government official to
Moscow, March 24, IRNA – A tanker carrying the first consignment of Iranian oil purchased by Belarus docked at the Port of Odessa, southern Ukraine, on Thursday delivering the cargo to the Belarusian
Maike Currie of Fidelity International explains how you can still transfer money into an 'Isa cash park' ahead of the April 6 deadline, and phase it into your chosen investments afterwards.
Minister of State for Finance Santosh Gangwar said a total of Rs 8,77,527 crore worth of agriculture credit have been disbursed in 2015-16 and Rs 8,45,328 crore in 2014-15.
For working-class students like Nate, Zac and TaTy, the road to college is unfamiliar and rocky, and even imagining oneself on campus can be an obstacle.
The research looked at the cheapest models to own. It found the cost per mile for the Toyota Aygo jumped by over 15% to 28p - that works out at Ł2,800 if you cover 10,000 miles every year.
The Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government is keen on implementing its electoral promise of farm loan waivers in Uttar Pradesh, which could cost the state exchequer anywhere between Rs 27,000 crore and
The Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government is keen on implementing its electoral promise of farm loan waivers in Uttar Pradesh, which could cost the state exchequer anywhere between Rs 27,000 crore and
Under the headline "Aviator Jumps Off Building," the Los Angeles Times reported the next day: Frank Clark (later Clarke), 22-year-old stunt aviator, yesterday “jumped” off the 10-story Los Angeles
Luanda - The Twenty-fifth World Bank Constituency will be chaired by Angola during the spring meetings of the Bretton Woods Institutions, to take place on April 21-23, 2017, in Washington, DC, ANG
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