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  • From the Archives: 1962 Studebaker Lark dropped off roof
    by Scott Harrison on January 19, 2018 at 9:00 am

    For a 1966 Mobil television commercial, a 1962 Studebaker Lark sedan was dropped from the roof of an office building at Broadway and Olympic Boulevard in downtown Los Angeles. According to Mobil, the 135-foot drop equaled a crash at 60 mph. This three-photo sequence appeared on page three of the... […]

  • Guns remain in hands of 10,000 Californians who are prohibited from owning them
    by Patrick McGreevy on January 19, 2018 at 8:05 am

    In response to the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut five years ago, outraged California lawmakers launched a crackdown within months of the tragedy that has seized 18,000 firearms, including assault rifles, from thousands of people convicted of felonies, subject to domestic... […]

  • Russian teenager attacks schoolmates with an ax, wounding 6
    by Associated Press on January 19, 2018 at 7:55 am

    Russian officials say a teenager armed with an ax has attacked fellow students at a school in southern Siberia, wounding five children and their teacher. Russia's Investigative Committee said the ninth-grader entered a class during a lesson Friday and attacked seventh-graders and their teacher.... […]

  • Kings aren't a hit in loss to Penguins and extend skid to five games
    by Curtis Zupke on January 19, 2018 at 7:10 am

    This was not the ripple effect the Kings sought. It was one fell swoop, er, one illegal hit against the one team they couldn’t put on the power play that doomed them Thursday. Dustin Brown’s hit on Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Justin Schultz resulted in a five-minute boarding major that the Penguins... […]

  • Golf: Jerry Kelly shares lead at Champions opener
    by Associated Press on January 19, 2018 at 6:35 am

    Fresh off a solid performance on Oahu, Jerry Kelly shot an eight-under 64 on the Big Island to share the first-round lead at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship, the season opener on the PGA Tour Champions. The 51-year-old Kelly, who tied for 14th at the PGA Tour’s Sony Open last week in Honolulu,... […]

  • Bubble trouble for UCLA after defeat at Oregon State?
    by Ben Bolch on January 19, 2018 at 6:30 am

    Steve Alford reflected his team’s fortunes with his every move in the final minutes. Thomas Welsh missed a jump shot that could have tied the score for UCLA and Alford loosened the knot on his tie as he crouched along the sideline. Jaylen Hands badly misfired on a three-pointer and Alford stood... […]

  • Viral video shows private security guard shooting pair of would-be robbers at Gardena 7-Eleven
    by Alene Tchekmedyian on January 19, 2018 at 6:30 am

    A dramatic surveillance video that shows a private security guard shooting two teenagers who tried to rob a 7-Eleven in Gardena went viral this week. The footage, captured on a Saturday night late last month, shows two 16-year-old males in hoodies enter the store with their hands in their sweatshirt... […]

  • Unrest at state psychiatric hospital after crackdown on electronics: Patients were viewing child porn
    by Alene Tchekmedyian on January 19, 2018 at 6:00 am

    A crackdown on electronics at a state psychiatric hospital that houses people with histories of sexual violence has triggered “disruptive behavior” at the facility, with patients breaking windows, clogging toilets and throwing food, officials said. The new regulations, implemented last week, were... […]

  • For the Record
    on January 19, 2018 at 5:50 am

    Movie release dates: In the Jan. 14 Calendar section, the comedy “Game Night” and the biographical drama “Young Karl Marx” were listed as having March 23 release dates. Both films are to open Feb. 23. Movie listings: In the Jan. 14 Calendar section, “Tomb Raider,” an action adventure reboot starring... […]

  • Elina Svitolina ends 15-year-old Kostyuk's run in Australian Open
    by Associated Press on January 19, 2018 at 5:35 am

    Elina Svitolina ended 15-year-old Marta Kostyuk’s run at the Australian Open, met her at the net for a warm embrace and offered some words of encouragement. With the temperature hitting 104 degrees Fahrenheit for the second straight day, fourth-seeded Svitolina reached the fourth round at the season-opening... […]

  • NBA: James Harden returns and helps Rockets get past Timberwolves
    by Associated Press on January 19, 2018 at 5:05 am

    Eric Gordon scored 30 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 116-98 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night. James Harden returned to the Rockets' lineup after missing seven games with a left hamstring strain and finished with 10 points on three-for-15 shooting, and added seven assists,... […]

  • Edison girls’ soccer battles back to earn draw at Huntington Beach
    by Matt Szabo on January 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Scoreboard watching during the game was an impossibility, but it was natural for both the Edison and Huntington Beach high school girls’ soccer teams to feel a bit of regret after the final whistle Thursday night. The Chargers and Oilers played to a 1-1 tie at Huntington Beach. They then learned... […]

  • College basketball: St. Mary's wins 13th straight game
    by Associated Press on January 19, 2018 at 4:55 am

    Jock Landale had 26 points and 12 rebounds, and St. Mary’s beat No. 13 Gonzaga 74-71 on Thursday to take sole possession of first place in the West Coast Conference. Rui Hachimura came off the bench to score 23 points for Gonzaga (16-4, 6-1 WCC), which suffered a rare home loss. Calvin Hermanson... […]

  • What to watch in international soccer this weekend
    by Kevin Baxter on January 19, 2018 at 4:40 am

    England’s top team finds itself in an unusual position, coming off its only loss of the season, while in Spain Barcelona, which is running away with La Liga’s title, will try to keep its unbeaten league record intact EPL: For the first time this season, Manchester City will trying to bounce back... […]

  • Crews use explosives to blast boulders plugging creeks in Montecito
    by Joseph Serna, Javier Panzar on January 19, 2018 at 4:30 am

    Micah Gammons, a licensed blaster with Caltrans, has gotten a lot of practice blowing up boulders recently. Last year, there were the 300-ton granite boulders that rolled onto Highway 1 in San Luis Obispo County. Now, he’s busting sandstone boulders bigger than an SUV in Montecito. “We usually... […]

  • When it comes to education policy, it's 'the California way' vs. Betsy DeVos
    by Joy Resmovits on January 19, 2018 at 4:20 am

    California is headed toward another standoff with the federal government — this time, over education. The U.S. Department of Education, led by Betsy DeVos, had told the state that its plan to satisfy a major education law had significant flaws. On Thursday, the California State Board of Education... […]

  • Government shutdown looms as stopgap spending measure appears likely to stall in the Senate
    by Lisa Mascaro, Jean Marbella on January 19, 2018 at 4:15 am

    A government shutdown appeared likely after Congress deadlocked over a proposed four-week stopgap spending bill to keep federal offices open past Friday’s deadline. After the House late Thursday passed the measure 230-197 with strong Republican support, the bill was headed for probable defeat in... […]

  • USC basketball gets first win in Eugene since 2009
    by Associated Press on January 19, 2018 at 4:15 am

    Seeing the ball in Jordan McLaughlin's hands any time brings a smile to Southern California coach Andy Enfield's face, and especially when the game's on the line. McLaughlin scored the Trojans' last eight points, including six consecutive free throws, to help hold off Oregon for a 75-70 victory... […]

  • Friday's TV highlights: 'High Maintenance' on HBO
    by Ed Stockly on January 19, 2018 at 4:00 am

    SERIES MacGyver The team heads to New Orleans to catch a con artist (guest star Amy Smart) who is trying to pass herself off as the wife of Duke Jacoby, an alias Jack (George Eads) used to use, but her gambit backfires when “Duke’s” old enemies start looking for revenge. Lucas Till, Tristin Mays... […]

  • Los Angeles Times publisher under investigation by parent company over alleged misconduct
    by Meg James on January 19, 2018 at 3:53 am

    Los Angeles Times’ parent company, Tronc, said Thursday that it had opened an investigation into past conduct of Times publisher Ross Levinsohn following a detailed report by National Public Radio. NPR’s media writer David Folkenflik reported that Levinsohn has been a defendant in two sexual harassment... […]

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  • From the Archives: 1962 Studebaker Lark dropped off roof
    by Scott Harrison on January 19, 2018 at 9:00 am

    For a 1966 Mobil television commercial, a 1962 Studebaker Lark sedan was dropped from the roof of an office building at Broadway and Olympic Boulevard in downtown Los Angeles. According to Mobil, the 135-foot drop equaled a crash at 60 mph. This three-photo sequence appeared on page three of the... […]

  • Guns remain in hands of 10,000 Californians who are prohibited from owning them
    by Patrick McGreevy on January 19, 2018 at 8:05 am

    In response to the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut five years ago, outraged California lawmakers launched a crackdown within months of the tragedy that has seized 18,000 firearms, including assault rifles, from thousands of people convicted of felonies, subject to domestic... […]

  • Russian teenager attacks schoolmates with an ax, wounding 6
    by Associated Press on January 19, 2018 at 7:55 am

    Russian officials say a teenager armed with an ax has attacked fellow students at a school in southern Siberia, wounding five children and their teacher. Russia's Investigative Committee said the ninth-grader entered a class during a lesson Friday and attacked seventh-graders and their teacher.... […]

  • Kings aren't a hit in loss to Penguins and extend skid to five games
    by Curtis Zupke on January 19, 2018 at 7:10 am

    This was not the ripple effect the Kings sought. It was one fell swoop, er, one illegal hit against the one team they couldn’t put on the power play that doomed them Thursday. Dustin Brown’s hit on Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Justin Schultz resulted in a five-minute boarding major that the Penguins... […]

  • Golf: Jerry Kelly shares lead at Champions opener
    by Associated Press on January 19, 2018 at 6:35 am

    Fresh off a solid performance on Oahu, Jerry Kelly shot an eight-under 64 on the Big Island to share the first-round lead at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship, the season opener on the PGA Tour Champions. The 51-year-old Kelly, who tied for 14th at the PGA Tour’s Sony Open last week in Honolulu,... […]

  • Bubble trouble for UCLA after defeat at Oregon State?
    by Ben Bolch on January 19, 2018 at 6:30 am

    Steve Alford reflected his team’s fortunes with his every move in the final minutes. Thomas Welsh missed a jump shot that could have tied the score for UCLA and Alford loosened the knot on his tie as he crouched along the sideline. Jaylen Hands badly misfired on a three-pointer and Alford stood... […]

  • Viral video shows private security guard shooting pair of would-be robbers at Gardena 7-Eleven
    by Alene Tchekmedyian on January 19, 2018 at 6:30 am

    A dramatic surveillance video that shows a private security guard shooting two teenagers who tried to rob a 7-Eleven in Gardena went viral this week. The footage, captured on a Saturday night late last month, shows two 16-year-old males in hoodies enter the store with their hands in their sweatshirt... […]

  • Unrest at state psychiatric hospital after crackdown on electronics: Patients were viewing child porn
    by Alene Tchekmedyian on January 19, 2018 at 6:00 am

    A crackdown on electronics at a state psychiatric hospital that houses people with histories of sexual violence has triggered “disruptive behavior” at the facility, with patients breaking windows, clogging toilets and throwing food, officials said. The new regulations, implemented last week, were... […]

  • For the Record
    on January 19, 2018 at 5:50 am

    Movie release dates: In the Jan. 14 Calendar section, the comedy “Game Night” and the biographical drama “Young Karl Marx” were listed as having March 23 release dates. Both films are to open Feb. 23. Movie listings: In the Jan. 14 Calendar section, “Tomb Raider,” an action adventure reboot starring... […]

  • Elina Svitolina ends 15-year-old Kostyuk's run in Australian Open
    by Associated Press on January 19, 2018 at 5:35 am

    Elina Svitolina ended 15-year-old Marta Kostyuk’s run at the Australian Open, met her at the net for a warm embrace and offered some words of encouragement. With the temperature hitting 104 degrees Fahrenheit for the second straight day, fourth-seeded Svitolina reached the fourth round at the season-opening... […]

  • NBA: James Harden returns and helps Rockets get past Timberwolves
    by Associated Press on January 19, 2018 at 5:05 am

    Eric Gordon scored 30 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 116-98 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night. James Harden returned to the Rockets' lineup after missing seven games with a left hamstring strain and finished with 10 points on three-for-15 shooting, and added seven assists,... […]

  • Edison girls’ soccer battles back to earn draw at Huntington Beach
    by Matt Szabo on January 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Scoreboard watching during the game was an impossibility, but it was natural for both the Edison and Huntington Beach high school girls’ soccer teams to feel a bit of regret after the final whistle Thursday night. The Chargers and Oilers played to a 1-1 tie at Huntington Beach. They then learned... […]

  • College basketball: St. Mary's wins 13th straight game
    by Associated Press on January 19, 2018 at 4:55 am

    Jock Landale had 26 points and 12 rebounds, and St. Mary’s beat No. 13 Gonzaga 74-71 on Thursday to take sole possession of first place in the West Coast Conference. Rui Hachimura came off the bench to score 23 points for Gonzaga (16-4, 6-1 WCC), which suffered a rare home loss. Calvin Hermanson... […]

  • What to watch in international soccer this weekend
    by Kevin Baxter on January 19, 2018 at 4:40 am

    England’s top team finds itself in an unusual position, coming off its only loss of the season, while in Spain Barcelona, which is running away with La Liga’s title, will try to keep its unbeaten league record intact EPL: For the first time this season, Manchester City will trying to bounce back... […]

  • Crews use explosives to blast boulders plugging creeks in Montecito
    by Joseph Serna, Javier Panzar on January 19, 2018 at 4:30 am

    Micah Gammons, a licensed blaster with Caltrans, has gotten a lot of practice blowing up boulders recently. Last year, there were the 300-ton granite boulders that rolled onto Highway 1 in San Luis Obispo County. Now, he’s busting sandstone boulders bigger than an SUV in Montecito. “We usually... […]

  • When it comes to education policy, it's 'the California way' vs. Betsy DeVos
    by Joy Resmovits on January 19, 2018 at 4:20 am

    California is headed toward another standoff with the federal government — this time, over education. The U.S. Department of Education, led by Betsy DeVos, had told the state that its plan to satisfy a major education law had significant flaws. On Thursday, the California State Board of Education... […]

  • Government shutdown looms as stopgap spending measure appears likely to stall in the Senate
    by Lisa Mascaro, Jean Marbella on January 19, 2018 at 4:15 am

    A government shutdown appeared likely after Congress deadlocked over a proposed four-week stopgap spending bill to keep federal offices open past Friday’s deadline. After the House late Thursday passed the measure 230-197 with strong Republican support, the bill was headed for probable defeat in... […]

  • USC basketball gets first win in Eugene since 2009
    by Associated Press on January 19, 2018 at 4:15 am

    Seeing the ball in Jordan McLaughlin's hands any time brings a smile to Southern California coach Andy Enfield's face, and especially when the game's on the line. McLaughlin scored the Trojans' last eight points, including six consecutive free throws, to help hold off Oregon for a 75-70 victory... […]

  • Friday's TV highlights: 'High Maintenance' on HBO
    by Ed Stockly on January 19, 2018 at 4:00 am

    SERIES MacGyver The team heads to New Orleans to catch a con artist (guest star Amy Smart) who is trying to pass herself off as the wife of Duke Jacoby, an alias Jack (George Eads) used to use, but her gambit backfires when “Duke’s” old enemies start looking for revenge. Lucas Till, Tristin Mays... […]

  • Los Angeles Times publisher under investigation by parent company over alleged misconduct
    by Meg James on January 19, 2018 at 3:53 am

    Los Angeles Times’ parent company, Tronc, said Thursday that it had opened an investigation into past conduct of Times publisher Ross Levinsohn following a detailed report by National Public Radio. NPR’s media writer David Folkenflik reported that Levinsohn has been a defendant in two sexual harassment... […]