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  • Comic Chris D’Elia hit with temporary restraining order

    Comic Chris D’Elia hit with temporary restraining order

    Embattled comedian Chris D’Elia has been hit with a temporary restraining order by a woman accusing him of threatening to release intimate, adult videos of her and making death threats against her. The order, granted Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, was based on unlawful violence, a credible threat of violence, or stalking, according to …


  • Madame Wu dead: Famed L.A. restaurateur served the stars

    Madame Wu dead: Famed L.A. restaurateur served the stars

    Her long black hair piled atop her head and stunning in a floor-length silk gown, Madame Sylvia Wu would step from her Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud and — smiling broadly — push open the red double doors of her pagoda-style restaurant, already teeming with customers. On a given night, Frank Sinatra and his young bride, Mia …


  • Jaywalking is decriminalized in California under new law

    Jaywalking is decriminalized in California under new law

    Pedestrians take note: A new law decriminalizes safe jaywalking in California. Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed the “Freedom to Walk” bill sponsored by Assemblyman Phil Ting (D-San Francisco). The law, which goes into effect on Jan. 1, comes years after activists have argued that jaywalking rules disproportionately affect marginalized and low-income residents. Under the …


  • New coronavirus subvariants a worry for winter COVID wave

    New coronavirus subvariants a worry for winter COVID wave

    As officials in California and beyond try to assess how severe a fall-and-winter coronavirus wave may be, one key factor is the growth of several new subvariants now emerging. It’s too soon to say whether any of the newer variants will rise to prominence in the ways Omicron and Delta did. None have been documented …


  • As a young man, I traveled the High Sierra by mule. After 59 years, I tried it again

    As a young man, I traveled the High Sierra by mule. After 59 years, I tried it again

    GOLDEN TROUT WILDERNESS, Calif. —  We clambered loudly up the miserable incline, horses stumbling as their shoes slid on the ladder of rocks that took us up and away from the Kern River. “Devil’s Stairway,” Chelsea McGlyn, the wrangler on this expedition, said over her shoulder, twisting around in the saddle. Was it such a brutal …


  • After UCLA upset Washington, stop ignoring the Bruins

    After UCLA upset Washington, stop ignoring the Bruins

    Their season has been ignored, but no longer. Their record has been minimized, but no more. Their presence on this fall’s Los Angeles college football scene was completely overshadowed until Friday night, when the UCLA Bruins emerged from a cool darkness into the blinding brightness of legitimacy. Dorian Thompson-Robinson hurdling. Zach Charbonnet sprinting. Jake Bobo …