The new owner has a chance to do a great public service by reviving the civic treasure, battered by years of dictatorial and incompetent regimes. But he'll soon learn that running a newspaper is not science or showmanship.
In another dry winter, one-fourth of the state's population is now under severe drought conditions, the U.S. Drought Monitor reports.
The majority of casualties are in Montecito, the wealthiest community in Santa Barbara County.
As record rains pound parts of the state, firefighters rescue a mud-covered 14-year-old girl from the ruins of a home northwest of Los Angeles.
Powered by ferocious winds, wildfires northwest of Los Angeles and in the city's foothills have burned scores of structures and forced tens of thousands to flee.
UCLA has fired football coach Jim Mora, who is owed more than $12 million after being set to make roughly $3.7 million a year through 2021.
The head of the Los Angeles Archdiocese believes the solution must balance love and law with justice and mercy -- regardless of legal status.The head of the Los Angeles Archdiocese believes the solution must balance love and law with justice and mercy—regardless of legal status.
A group called the Rapid Response Team is preparing private homes to provide refuge to thousands as Donald Trump's immigration crackdown broadens.