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  • Newport Beach Council OKs extended hours for alcohol at Port Theater

    Newport Beach Council OKs extended hours for alcohol at Port Theater
    Sometimes it takes more than popcorn and hot dogs to pay the bills. The owners of a Corona del Mar movie house have been granted permission to serve alcohol into the early morning to keep the Port Theater competitive and customers happy. The Newport...
  • An easy favorite, Gov. Brown is slow to aid fellow Democrats

    An easy favorite, Gov. Brown is slow to aid fellow Democrats
    Facing an uphill climb to regain a two-house supermajority in November, legislative leaders say that they have asked Gov. Jerry Brown to stump for fellow Democrats in a half-dozen competitive districts. It's the sort of thing governors typically do as...
  • L.A. Unified oversight panel rejects $42 million for computers

    L.A. Unified oversight panel rejects $42 million for computers
    The Los Angeles school district's bond oversight panel rejected a move Thursday by officials to spend an additional $42 million on new computers, including purchases under a controversial — and recently suspended — technology contract. The...
  • Officer's ouster in CHP beating settlement may influence similar cases

    Officer's ouster in CHP beating settlement may influence similar cases
    A settlement requiring a California Highway Patrol officer to step down after he was videotaped punching a woman along the 10 Freeway is highly unusual and could lead to similar demands in future police misconduct lawsuits, lawyers said Thursday. An...
  • Crenshaw principal says teachers' dismissals not tied to union activity

    Crenshaw principal says teachers' dismissals not tied to union activity
    The principal of Crenshaw High School testified in a hearing Thursday that 12 former teachers who allege they were targeted and removed because of their union activism were let go from the campus for a variety of other reasons, including subpar...
  • Journalist freed after behind-the-scenes negotiations

    The first phone call jolted the modest Redondo Beach town house in the middle of the night. Many others like it would follow, for nearly three years. The voices on the other end of the line would vary, but all were insistent — turn over millions...
  • Billionaire broke law by barring access to Martin's Beach, judge rules

    In a closely watched beach-access case, a San Mateo County judge ruled tentatively Wednesday that a Silicon Valley venture capitalist violated the California Coastal Act by denying public access across his property to a popular spot near Half Moon Bay....
  • Desert plan seeks to balance environment, renewable energy

    Desert plan seeks to balance environment, renewable energy
    With towering white wind turbines turning slowly in the background, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday unveiled a plan to manage both conservation and renewable energy production on more than 22 million acres in California — nearly one-...
  • Victim confronts rapist in L.A. court before his sentencing

    Victim confronts rapist in L.A. court before his sentencing
    For 11 years, Jane Piper searched for ways to put back the life that unraveled when a stranger raped her. She tried therapy. She left L.A. for a fresh start in Canada. She dreamed that her rapist's capture would bring peace. But she still didn't...
  • Port blaze posed a challenge to firefighters, health scare at schools

    Port blaze posed a challenge to firefighters, health scare at schools
    A smoky, stubborn blaze that enveloped the Port of Los Angeles in a cloud of toxic soot challenged firefighters who turned to fireboats and scuba divers to attack the creosote-soaked World War II-era wooden pylons that smoldered on the waterline. The...
  • Six L.A. County sheriff workers get prison for obstructing jail probe

    Six L.A. County sheriff workers get prison for obstructing jail probe
    A federal judge on Tuesday lambasted what he called a "corrupt culture" within the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department as he sentenced six current and former members of the department to prison for obstructing a federal investigation into abuse and...