LOS ANGELES -- Tom Steyer made his fortune as a hedge fund manager taking risky bets in volatile conditions. In this year's high-stakes midterm elections, the billionaire turned political activist is making another costly ...Read more
Paid protesters are real.
Crowds on Demand, a Beverly Hills company that's an outspoken player in the business of hiring protesters, boasts on its website that it provides its clients with "protests, rallies, flash-mobs, ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Universal's revival of the iconic horror franchise "Halloween" made a killing at the box office over the weekend, scaring up a franchise-best $77.5 million and breaking opening weekend records, according to ...Read more
ISTANBUL, Turkey -- It took 18 days of unrelenting world pressure and media scrutiny, stoked by a drip-feed of leaks from Turkish authorities, for Saudi Arabia to admit to the death of missing Saudi journalist Jamal ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump said he plans to pull out of a major arms control treaty with Russia, claiming the Kremlin breached the accord on intermediate-range nuclear weapons.
"We're not going to let them ...Read more
SAN DIEGO--San Diego officials say they plan to crack down on marijuana advertising, particularly the billboard ads that have become increasingly common with recreational use of the drug now legal in California.
ISTANBUL -- On Sunday, Turkish President Recep Tayyep Erdogan vowed he would reveal the details behind the killing of Saudi journalist and critic Jamal Khashoggi and expose what many believe is a cover-up by Saudi Arabia. ...Read more
On Monday morning, a cross section of Los Angeles' close-knit tech investment community gathered on the plaza of the Annenberg Center for Photography to mingle with Mayor Eric Garcetti, drink mimosas -- and commit to ...Read more
Everything impressive and overstated and bombastic and affecting about Jonah Hill's breakthrough performance in "Superbad" (2007), dozens of movies ago, translates to the actor's directorial feature debut, the semi-...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor revealed Tuesday in a letter that she has stepped away from public life because she is suffering from dementia, and urged others to carry on the effort to get young ...Read more
The mail is from a San Diego law firm, and right there in the envelope's address window it says, ominously, "You may have been sued."
The letter within states that "county records indicate you (or someone with your name) ...Read more
Two men threw a large rock through the window of House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's office in Bakersfield, Calif., and made off with equipment, the congressman wrote on social media Monday night.
McCarthy posted ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Rose McIver is the Swiss Army knife of actors. No matter what job needs to be done, producers and directors can count on her to provide the right acting tools to make a job work. She established the diverse ...Read more
Think of every military action movie cliche you can. The maverick hero who's just an average guy. The uptight rule-following second-in-command who learns a good lesson. The token concerned woman who has one line. Enemies ...Read more
California has lost more jobs to China than any other state since 2001, fueled by Silicon Valley outsourcing and the continued shrinking of Southern California's apparel industry, according to a report released Tuesday by ...Read more
More-experienced workers in Seattle's low-wage labor market saw their paychecks rise with the city's minimum-wage increases and stayed in jobs longer, while less-experienced workers, on average, saw little or no change.
LOS ANGELES -- When Elon Musk's tunneling firm began digging in Hawthorne, Calif., last year, the construction site next to Space X headquarters was barely noticeable, sandwiched between a home improvement store and a ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Dr. George Tyndall, the longtime campus gynecologist at USC, faces the loss of his medical license after state regulators formally accused him of negligence and sexual misconduct with several patients.
The ...Read more
BARRON, Wis. -- An army of searchers began assembling Tuesday morning in the hunt for evidence that Wisconsin authorities hope leads to locating 13-year-old Jayme Closs and solving the shooting deaths of her parents in the...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- A National Park Service plan to set fire to an ancient sequoia grove in western Sierra Nevada has been canceled for the second time this year, further delaying a delicate forestry operation aimed at ...Read more
- Trump threatens to cut aid to Central American nations for failing to stop migrant caravan
- Michael Avenatti is hit with $4.85 million judgment for unpaid debt as court orders eviction of his law firm
- Quentin, the dog who survived the gas chamber at the St. Louis dog pound, dies
- Man orders 2 waters at NC restaurant, leaves $10,000 tip
- The filmmakers behind Netflix's 'Making a Murderer' became part of the story they were telling