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  • Moans, groans taking over some American Airlines flight intercoms

    Moans, groans taking over some American Airlines flight intercoms

    It began almost as soon as he stepped onto the plane. As Emerson Collins, a film producer and nonprofit director, boarded his American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Dallas on Sept. 6, a bizarre noise from the plane’s intercom system flooded the cabin: a loud groan — or was it a moan? — laced …


  • Newsom’s signing of farmworker bill shows clout of Latinos

    Newsom’s signing of farmworker bill shows clout of Latinos

    SACRAMENTO —  Turns out “Sí, se puede” isn’t just a rallying cry. It’s a threat. Gov. Gavin Newsom just learned that the hard way. On Wednesday afternoon, after a morning of glory in which Newsom signed a number of important laws to break the logjam on affordable housing in California, word started leaking out that he …


  • ‘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 …