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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Alyassa Macabaya fled his hometown of Marawi two months after fighting between government troops and Muslim rebels destroyed his house. The Philippine government has since declared the combat over. But ask the 31-year-old tricycle taxi driver about g
Former Detroit Tigers teammates Jack Morris and Alan Trammell have been elected to the baseball Hall of Fame. Morris and Trammell were chosen Sunday by a 16-man panel that considered candidates from the sport's modern era. Morris posted 254 wins. The
An important L.A. architectural artifact and a small public green space, hidden in the heart of East Hollywood, are the backdrop for this short stroll in the Barnsdall Art Park. Its mostly flat, but involves several staircases. Shady on a hot day, th
The House Ethics Committee on Thursday cleared Rep. Devin Nunes of allegations that he disclosed classified information related to the House investigation of Russian meddling in last years election. In a statement, the committee said experts it inter
The 19th annual Animation Show of Shows brings an eclectic array of personal films from around the world to American audiences accustomed to equating animation with high-end CG features. This years collection includes 16 shorts from eight countries t
Jared Goff and the NFC West-leading Rams will take on Carson Wentz and the NFC East-leading Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday at the Coliseum. It will be a matchup of the No. 1 and No. 2 picks, respectively, in the 2016 draft. Join The Times' Gary Klein
Are we having fun yet? If youre the Chargers, the answer is no. And thats a welcome change. We havent accomplished anything really at all, said tackle Russell Okung, buttoning his shirt Sunday in a mostly empty locker room in the aftermath of a 30-13
Writer-producer Rodney Rothman, who penned the scripts for Grudge Match and 22 Jump Street, has listed his home in Venice for sale at $2.995 million. Tucked behind a white-picket fence, the clipped-gable cottage has been updated and modernized while
As the Lakers losses began to accumulate, the most famous parent of any of their players began to make his voice heard in more biting ways. Lonzo Balls father, LaVar, felt that it was time to speak about the coaching his son received he felt the staf
Last Oscars, we had La La Land and Lin-Manuel Miranda. How do you top that musically? One possibility: Bring back Cher! (Bob Mackie outfit optional.) Cher could very well perform at this years show should music branch voters give songwriter Diane War
Every day, it seems, Milos Teodosic edges closer to playing again. And yet every day the Clippers present an injury update, it seems, there remains an uncertainty about when the point guard will resume playing. But the latest injury report by the Cli
The persistent calls for Hollywood to spotlight the female experience often concentrate on narratives and filmmakers, but as the film industry works on improving gender diversity there is even more work to be done when it comes to the field of cinema
Ojai officials said it was a miracle that fierce Santa Ana winds had subsided on Thursday, as firefighters battled wildfires that have encircled the mountain community and continued to burn largely untamed on surrounding ridgelines. The fire burned h
Twice now, disaster hitting two of Americas biggest cities touched Corey Brewers life. In August, when Hurricane Harvey hit Houston and caused historic flooding and nearly $200 billion in damage, the water crept up to the edge of Brewers home before
For a public relations stunt, Gleason made a 4,337-mile, 10-city train trip from Los Angeles to New York on "The Great Gleason Express." The rail excursion promoted the new TV show, "Jackie Gleason's American Scene Magazine." The Los Angeles Times re
Los Angeles City Council meetings are often criticized as political theater, but Wednesdays hearing really was a show. Two comedians posed as surfer bros at the hearing, testifying against a city proposal to crack down on house parties. Calling himse
At the Casitas Shopping Center, more than 100 people stood in a line that stretched from Albertsons to a doughnut shop on the corner. The residents were there to collect masks as smoke and ash from the Thomas fire affected the air quality in the city
A home owned by Andrei Kirilenko, a former NBA All-Star, was among those destroyed by the wildfire in Bel-Air. Jason Collins, a former NBA player and teammate of Kirilenkos, tweeted on Wednesday that Kirilenkos house was destroyed in the blaze. Colli
Veteran boxing promoter Bob Arum turned 86 Friday, and his age-defying energy is seen in his passion for the boxing matches hes scheduled or is closing in on for early next year. Arum, who co-promotes New Zealands World Boxing Organization heavyweigh
The Rams occupied the biggest NFL stage on Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles. It was a game between two division leaders, the leagues highest-scoring offenses, and featured the matchup between Rams quarterback Jared Goff and Eagles quarterback C
The Kings rolled a seven, but it took some tumbles to get there. They could have buried the Ottawa Senators early Thursday, but missed chance after chance. They also allowed a rare late, third-period tying goal. They ultimately came out with a 4-3 ov
Stocks opened moderately higher on Wall Street on Friday as investors welcomed a strong U.S. jobs report and signs of progress in Britain's departure from the European Union. Technology stocks were leading the way again in early trading, as they have
Copenhagen is within reach with a $421 round-trip fare, including all taxes and fees, from LAX to the Danish city on Finnair. The fare, subject to availability, is for travel until June 7 and again from August onward. You must buy at least 28 days in
Older homes can mean trouble: rickety windows, uneven floors and noisy plumbing. Jessie and Tina Rodriguez welcome such snags on their HGTV show Vintage Flip, which revives weathered Southern California properties. In 2006 the Claremont couple, both
"Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" creators Rachel Bloom and Aline Brosh McKenna unpack the show's dramatic turn in Season 3.
Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. Its Friday, Dec. 8, and heres whats happening across California: TOP STORIES Flames roar through Southern California Powerful Santa Ana winds helped fuel new destructive wildfires acro
As California burns, Congress is planning to limit taxpayers ability to write off losses from future wildfires and other disasters. The disaster write-off is one of the many little-known deductions set to be mostly wiped out in the GOP tax plan, but
It was a critical piece of evidence: an inmates shirt, bloodied from a jailhouse brawl. When it went missing, Deputy Jose Ovalle had an idea. He picked out a similar shirt, doused it with taco sauce and snapped a photograph, which was booked into evi
The Times NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this weeks matchups. Lines according to (O/U = over/under). Last weeks record 12-4 (.750); season 126-66 (.656). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the sprea
Chris Bosh is ready to move on from his resort-style mansion in Miami, the city where he won two NBA championships with the Heat. The 11-time All-Star has listed the six-bedroom spread for $18 million, a nearly $6-million uptick from when he bought t
DeAndre Jordan smiled as Lou Williams dressed next to him, the Clippers center obviously looking forward to taking a friendly jab at a teammate who had just carried L.A. in its desperate time of need. He referenced the Drake song 6 Man, in which he r
A Los Angeles City Council committee backed a plan Thursday to formally declare L.A. a city of sanctuary a symbolic gesture that comes as city leaders battle President Trumps administration over immigration policies. The councils Immigrant Affairs, C
Scoring hasnt been Lonzo Balls forte at the start of his rookie season, but when Lakers Coach Luke Walton was asked if he thinks Ball can be a great scorer in the NBA, he answered affirmatively. I do, Walton said Saturday. He has such a great feel fo
The Rams spent the week, the season really, saying no game was bigger than any other. But players and coaches acknowledged that marquee subplots make Sundays matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles at the Coliseum one of the most highly anticipated g
Cheap-looking horror is sometimes scarier than the better-made fright flicks, because shoestring budgets and amateurish acting gives a production a shot of real danger as though anything could happen at any moment. But there are limits to how much of
Its still early in the 2018 races for California governor and U.S. Senate, but already we know five things: In this stormy, polarized political climate, Republicans arent likely to vote for a Democrat even if there isnt a strong GOP candidate on the
Sam Werner ripped off his shirt, raced the length of the field and was smothered by a swarm of Stanford teammates. Even for a budding dynasty, that championship feeling isn't getting old. Werner scored in the second overtime to lead Stanford to its t
Justifiably acclaimed as a chronicle of war-ravaged woe and resilience under occupation, Norman Lewis published diary Naples 44 about the young British intelligence officers experiences in the southern Italian city following the American Fifth Armys
Los Angeles lawmakers have agreed to spend up to $150,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by street vendors who claimed that their carts and other belongings had been improperly seized and destroyed. Pushcart vendors and their advocates sued the city two
The constant presence of vivid sunflowers is one reason actor Jason George loves the living room in his Studio City home. Every weekend George, who plays Dr. Ben Warren on Greys Anatomy, and his family buy a bouquet of the cheery florals his wifes fa
As firefighters continue to battle the Creek fire Thursday, hundreds of workers are holding down the fort and fork at base camp. On the third day of the fire, firefighters, inmates and support personnel lined up at Hansen Dam Recreation Center at 5 a