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Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Friday, Oct. 20, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES A new allegation An Italian model-actress m
The Modi government must simplify all the taxes, together, in one stroke, writes Sushil Kedia. Here#39;s how.
The S&P 500 has become relatively expensive over the past few years. How did this happen?
Police in Louisiana have uncovered a sophisticated, Los Angeles-based identity theft ring, thanks to two men who skipped out on their $7 Waffle House bill, authorities said. Waffle House employees
Two of the the country’s most prominent Republicans gave serious, eloquent speeches this week. The man who never shuts up, President Trump, was not one of them. Instead, he was the thinly veiled
To the editor: I applaud the public outcry that has thwarted Rep. Tom Marino’s (R-Pa.) bid to be the nation’s drug czar, but I hope Californians will note that Rep. Judy Chu (D-Monterey Park)
To the editor: The Los Angeles Times must now look at the failure of charter school oversight personnel to detect or discourage the kinds of actions Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Ed
Like audio recordings of 911 emergency calls, video recordings from police body cameras are public records that can and should be disclosed to the public. That’s the easy part. It gets complicat
To the editor: Years ago, less than a week after earning my doctorate at a well-known university in Southern California, my advisor called to invite me to lunch in Malibu to congratulate me. Turne
During another week of divisive politics in America, the White House chief of staff and two former presidents spoke out in their own ways. TOP STORIES Speaking to the Conscience of the Nation The
Most all retirees (and pre-retirees) are counting on the income to fund expenses or enjoy their quality of living, a dividend cut could mean be devastating.
Somewhere in Texas, a 17-year old girl who fled her abusive parents in Central America sits in a shelter in federal custody. She is an undocumented and unaccompanied minor. She is also about 15 we
Sonoma is on fire. Santa Rosa is on fire. Anaheim is on fire. And as sure as the sun rises tomorrow, one day your California town will be on fire. The best you can hope for is that you’re prepar
From CNN to the New York Times to the Washington Post to this newspaper, pundits and columnists have understandably expressed concern over President Trump’s constant threats against the media. I
When a prison inmate prays for release from her cell, prison industries can be her first salvation. I couldn’t wait to head to work in the kitchen of the maximum-security women’s prison in Con
In high school, I unknowingly witnessed a crime. Joseph Thomas Koetters engaged in sex acts with two underage girls in the 2000s.
“So,” Brett Morgen began, “you’ve been telling your story for so many years. Do you get tired of answering the same questions?” Jane Goodall stared back at the filmmaker, her expression
Troubled outsourcing and construction group Interserve’s shares bounced back 12% in morning trading after the firm announced the winning of a £227million Government contract.
Warsaw police are questioning witnesses and reviewing street surveillance videos after a man set himself on fire in the city's center. Police spokesman Robert Koniuszy said Friday the 54-year-old
"Exports have grown by 9.9%," the minister said, adding that energy consumption has also increased in the reporting period.
The changes are the latest in a flurry of rate rises across easy access and fixed rate cash Isas as banks and building societies jostle to secure people's savings.
Mr Hallmark is set to replace incumbent Bentley chairman and chief executive Wolfgang Duerheimer, who will retire from the firm in February 2018.
Luanda - The volume of aggregate assets of the banks operating in Angola increased to 16 percent in 2016 compared to 2015, reaching 8.702 billion kwanzas in 2015. , According to the study on the ba
Scientists studying dolphins dining off the California coastline have found that the marine food web is starting to look a little threadbare. The length of food chains in that web appears to have
I may not be one of those mobile customers who's been ripped off by being overcharged for their handset but I still want out of my contract. I'm going SIM-only and here's how you can too.
Public sector net borrowing stood at £5.9 billion last month - some £700million lower than the same month last year and its lowest September level for a decade.
Sumbe - The eventual stoppage of Cuanza Sul-based cement factory (FCKS), as expected to start from November 1, could leave 123 people jobless from a total of 140 employees. , This was said to the pre
Customers availing loan amount of Rs 8 lakh to Rs 11.99 lakh will be offered an interest rate of 13.49% and loan amount of Rs 6 lakh to Rs 7.99 lakh at 13.99%
He said that there is a clear CEO/CXO level discussion on hiring and the decisions taken reveal that only the right numbers will be hired, nothing more
According to a Kotak Economic Research report, besides inflationary pressures, fiscal slippage concerns and possible volatility in global markets worried some MPC members.
The direct tax collection for the first half grew by 10.4 percent due to a slowdown in the economy compared to the last year growth of 17 percent for the same period.
Saurimo - At least 12,360 tons of fish were caught from January to September this year, representing an increase if compared to the previous 8.000 tons of fish recorded in the same period in 2016. ,
Theresa May received a boost from Angela Merkel today as the German chancellor said she had 'no doubt' there will be a 'good result' from Brexit talks.
This photo by staff photographer John Malmin appeared in the Jan. 30, 1958, Los Angeles Times. The image won best metropolitan spot news photo of the year in the California-Nevada Associated Press
Mobile phone providers Vodafone, EE and Three ‘routinely’ overcharge customers for handsets they have already paid for, a consumer group has found.
Luanda - Just over 140.15 billion Angolan kwanzas (AKZ) is the amount of revenue collected in September this year, with the exportation of 51.755,424 barrels of crude-oil, reads a report from the Fin
How much does our electric heater cost to run? It's getting chillier and it is time to turn it on but I'm worried I'm running up large energy bills by having one.
Archie Norman, 63, has wasted little time getting his tootsies under the table since his arrival from ITV. I expect this is one of wee Archie’s imaginative ruses to incentivise staff.
As a blunt manifesto painting the state Capitol as rife with sexual harassment and misconduct ricocheted through Sacramento this week, state leaders have begun looking into an explosive allegation
The California Republican Party’s decision to invite right-wing provocateur and former presidential advisor Stephen K. Bannon to address its convention Friday created an unsettled concoction of
IFMR Capital extended loans from its own balance sheet to four NBFCs with an outstanding amount of Rs 114 cr
In a letter to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley yesterday, Siddaramaiah said: "I am writing to raise a very critical issue that the GST council should take note of and decide on a priority basis.
The British Lung Foundation counted down the things the average driver does during their lifetime at the wheel as part of a study to highlight how long motorists sit in traffic inhaling toxic fumes.
In a bold twist, pension scammers are exploiting the warnings the Government and other authorities issue to thwart their activities.
This is Money has been at the forefront of battling the horrifying tide of banking fraud that has swept Britain in recent years - why has it taken so long for action to be taken?
Man-to-man coverage is a tough proposition for opponents of the Corona del Mar High football team. The Sea Kings’ receivers are built like, well, men. The Sea Kings used the first half Thursday
The on-field segment of their postgame celebration concluded, the Dodgers marched down a set of concrete steps leading to an underground weight room, where cases of champagne and beer waited for t
So this is what a Dodgers World Series team looks like. A couple of dozen players are climbing on each other in a tiny concrete bunker under ancient Wrigley Field, clutching with hugs and headlock
The champagne was primed to pop. The beer was ready to spill. The chant was not for Clayton Kershaw or Justin Turner or Cody Bellinger or Kenley Jansen. The Dodgers had held their wildness in chec
The driver of a big-rig involved in the tour bus crash in Desert Hot Springs last year that killed 13 people was arrested Thursday in connection with the deadly collision. Prosecutors charged Bruc
In a press statement, the institute said that the performance in finance sector this year has been exceptionally good with many regular recruiters opening up multiple roles.
Down 17 in the second half on the road, there was no panic in No. 25 Memphis. The Tigers kept their focus and finished with a victory. Riley Ferguson threw for 471 yards and had a 21-yard TD pass
Speaking at halftime of the Lakers’ season opener on Thursday night at Staples Center, Magic Johnson reacted to the Dodgers’ 11-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs that secured their first World S
With the tipoff of Thursday’s Lakers vs. Clippers game came the official close of a battle for the starting power-forward position — for now. Larry Nance Jr. started for the Lakers at power fo
In the throes of a disappointing six-game start (2-3-1) to the new campaign, the Ducks hit reset. They exchanged sticks for paintball guns; pucks for pellets. They forewent practice Monday and Tue
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