Christi Carras 2020-08-20 01:50:54 The 2020 Democratic National Convention is halfway complete, with plenty of high-profile appearances in store for the final two nights.Hosted by “Little Fires Everywhere” actress Kerry Washington, Wednesday night’s festivities will feature speeches from former Secretary...
Matt Cooper 2020-08-20 01:28:12 Craving a favorite flick on the big screen? Here’s our latest rundown of classic movies coming soon to a drive-in, pop-up or rooftop near you:Drive-in at the ParkCastaic Lake Park, Castaic Lake Drive, Castaic$30 per car;...
Paige St. John 2020-08-20 01:05:43 Through tears and anger, with trembling hands and fierce glares, victims again appeared in court Wednesday to confront the serial rapist — the assailant known as the Golden State Killer — who upended their lives...

Helene Elliott 2020-08-19 23:55:13 Taylor Fritz has been on the verge of tennis stardom for so long it’s difficult to remember he’s only 22 and still refining his game.Fritz has been on the rise since 2015, when he reached the...
The California Independent Booksellers Alliance 2020-08-19 23:30:38 SoCal Bestsellers Hardcover Fiction 1. The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett (Riverhead: $27) Identical twin sisters run away from their small Black community in the South and live very different lives.2. Mexican Gothic by...
Thuc Nhi Nguyen 2020-08-19 23:16:42 USC defensive lineman Jay Tufele will opt out of the Pac-12’s postponed spring football season and declare for the NFL draft, the rising redshirt junior announced Wednesday on Twitter. Tufele started all 13 games for...

Christi Carras 2020-08-19 23:02:26 The second night of the Democratic National Convention staged the official nomination of Joe Biden — or, as Stephen Colbert likes to call him, “America’s favorite wacky uncle.”“The Late Show” is going live this week to...
Susanne Rust 2020-08-19 22:53:22 As fires burn throughout eight of the nine counties in the San Francisco Bay Area, the region is being blanketed by smoke and ash, creating dangerous breathing conditions in a time of pandemic, when healthy lungs...
Tracy Brown 2020-08-19 21:00:38 Good news for DC fans: DC’s virtual fan event will now take place over two separate weekends.On Wednesday, DC announced that DC FanDome has been expanded into two separate events — DC FanDome: Hall of Heroes...

Laura J. Nelson, Maya Lau 2020-08-19 20:30:32 Have you noticed any issues with mail delivery or with the postal service in your area? How have these issues affected you? Share your experiences with The Times.
Jack Harris 2020-08-19 19:54:04 Austin Barnes was wary of offering specifics or casting an unwanted spotlight on his newest teammate’s contributions behind the scenes. The Dodgers catcher knows Mookie Betts doesn’t crave any extra commendation or clamor for undue credit.Still,...
Lisa Boone 2020-08-19 19:45:20 This is the latest in a new series we call Plant PPL, where we interview people of color in the plant world. If you have any suggestions for PPL to include in our series, tag us...
Matt Pearce 2020-08-19 19:30:55 The candidates change; the divide on guns remains the same. The surprise will be if the contest between Democrat Joe Biden and Republican President Trump unearths much beyond what voters have come to expect from the...
Russ Mitchell 2020-08-19 19:30:40 We’re answering readers’ questions about life during the pandemic:Why is the stock market disconnected from the reality of what’s happening on the ground? Few are vacationing, driving, shopping, eating in restaurants, going to barsand millions are...
Emily Zemler 2020-08-19 19:00:07 To reimagine the world of “Star Wars” for Jon Favreau’s Disney+ series “The Mandalorian,” production designer Andrew L. Jones had to build sets that could exist both in the physical world and a virtual one. The...
Thuc Nhi Nguyen 2020-08-19 18:30:53 Reserve guard Riquna Williams saw an opportunity when starter Tierra Ruffin-Pratt injured an ankle. It likely wasn’t the one most players would ask their coaches for. “I don’t know what plan is,” Williams told...
Benjamin Oreskes, Gale Holland 2020-08-19 18:30:52 As the summer heat crested in the late afternoon Monday, Royal Fahrner left the Pan Pacific Park recreation center with a large plastic bag and her backpack. A long bus ride downtown to a...
Don Lee 2020-08-19 18:30:20 International trade was never much of an issue in presidential campaigns until Donald Trump. In 2016, he made trade a key plank in his economic nationalism platform, denouncing America’s biggest free trade pacts and promising a...
Kristi Sturgill 2020-08-19 16:30:41 As he scrolled through news stories online last month, Dave Goldsworthy came across an article about Gov. Gavin Newsom’s decision to commute the prison sentences of 21 violent felons.The last name on the governor’s list stopped...