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  • ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ rapper Coolio dead at 59

    ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ rapper Coolio dead at 59

    Coolio, the Grammy-winning rapper best known for the 1995 single “Gangsta’s Paradise,” has died, his longtime manager confirmed Wednesday to The Times. He was 59. The musician was found unresponsive Wednesday afternoon on the bathroom floor at a friend’s house, manager Jarez Posey told TMZ, which first reported the news. No official cause of death …


  • Six injured in shooting at Oakland school campus

    Six injured in shooting at Oakland school campus

    Six people were injured in a shooting Wednesday afternoon at an Oakland school campus, according to the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office. The injured were taken to two area hospitals from the Fontaine Street campus, where students in grades K-12 attend three schools on a shared campus. Alameda County sheriff’s spokesperson Lt. Ray Kelly said officials …


  • California allows affordable housing on some commercial properties

    California allows affordable housing on some commercial properties

    In a historic deal between affordable housing groups and labor unions, Gov. Gavin Newsom will sign two major bills on Wednesday to convert underutilized and vacant commercial buildings into housing. Senate Bill 6 and Assembly Bill 2011 incentivize housing projects in commercial corridors otherwise zoned for large retail and office buildings as a way to …


  • Teen in custody in PnB Rock’s shooting; 2nd suspect sought

    Teen in custody in PnB Rock’s shooting; 2nd suspect sought

    A teenager is in custody in the slaying of rapper PnB Rock, who was gunned down two weeks ago at Roscoe’s House of Chicken & Waffles in South L.A., a law enforcement source confirmed to The Times. Police are searching for a second suspect they describe as armed and dangerous. The second suspect has been …


  • How a con artist scammed people in L.A., Manhattan

    How a con artist scammed people in L.A., Manhattan

    David Bloom swore he knew Netflix co-Chief Executive Ted Sarandos. He flashed email exchanges with Rams executives and promised Super Bowl tickets to fellow dive bar denizens in the dark confines of the Frolic Room. Regulars say he favored vodka sodas at 11:30 a.m. at the Walk of Fame watering hole. He told one patron …


  • Netflix settles lawsuit over ‘The Queen’s Gambit’

    Netflix settles lawsuit over ‘The Queen’s Gambit’

    After months of mediation, Netflix settled a lawsuit filed by a Georgian chess grandmaster accusing the streamer of defamation in the critically acclaimed series “The Queen’s Gambit.” Nona Gaprindashvili sued Netflix last year, objecting to a scene in which a commentator refers to Gaprindashvili while narrating a match between protagonist Beth Harmon (played by Anya …