Growing up in England, Naomi Scott, like so many other young girls, fell in love at an early age with Disney’s animated heroines — particularly Mulan, Pocahontas and Jasmine from “Aladdin.” But while three
In "Replay," arguably the best episode of Jordan Peele's new "Twilight Zone" reboot, Sanaa Lathan plays a mother determined to get her son to his first day of college. Standing in her way is a racist officer
Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has reached a tentative $44-million settlement with women who have accused him of sexual assault as well as creditors of his former studio, according to two people
California lawmakers on Thursday advanced the last major surviving bill in a package aimed at reducing consumption of sodas, approving a measure that would require health warning labels on sugary drinks.
The agenda of the May meeting of the California Horse Racing Board was generally filled with routine procedural matters, leaving center stage to the heightened, and at times, hyperbolic rhetoric over should
A bill that would allow San Francisco city officials to open facilities where people can inject drugs without legal consequences cleared the state Assembly on Thursday. Assembly Bill 362 by Assemblywoman
Prolific British action filmmaker Jesse V. Johnson has developed a real rapport with martial artist Scott Adkins. Through making movies such as “The Debt Collector” and “Accident Man,” the two seem to
LAFC hasn’t had to look far for compliments this season. After losing to LAFC a couple of weeks ago, Columbus coach Caleb Porter compared the team to English Premier League champion Manchester City. Before
The Brits may have had their rock invasion, but in the ’60s California had its sun-dappled version, headquartered in the wooded slopes and curling roads of Laurel Canyon, where a singular collection of
With blood stains on his white pants, Angels starter Matt Harvey walked off the Angel Stadium mound Thursday in the third inning of a 16-7 loss to the Minnesota Twins to a chorus of boos. Harvey had given
Los Angeles County transportation officials on Thursday approved the last major contract needed to build the Purple Line subway extension to the Westside, a significant step for the region’s most anticipated
Law enforcement groups opposing a California bill that promises the nation’s toughest police use-of-force standard have unexpectedly stood down, and now the legislation is poised to win approval by year’s
Ambition overtakes ways and means in “The Lumber Baron,” a fusty and unpersuasive if well-intentioned drama about the American logging industry circa 1910 that has “Masterpiece Theatre” aims but far more
Officials from the California Department of Justice on Thursday visited two of Los Angeles County’s troubled juvenile halls — a sign that conditions inside the facilities are drawing the attention of monitors.
The Pentagon has asked the White House to send several thousand more troops, Patriot anti-missile batteries and warplanes to the Middle East to boost U.S. defenses against Iranian threats, senior U.S.
The lengthy domestic abuse case of former Kings defenseman Slava Voynov ended Thursday when the team cut ties with him after his season-long suspension was cut in half by an independent arbitrator. The
Colleen Bell, the U.S. ambassador to Hungary from 2014 to 2017, has been appointed director of the California Film Commission. Bell, 52, of Los Angeles succeeds Amy Lemisch, who served 15 years in the
Commissioned by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, “Road to Mother” begins with several minutes of titles giving an overview of the nation’s history over the centuries, going on for
One compelling aspect of the Indianapolis 500 is that the race is so difficult to win because so much can go wrong, no matter how fast the car. Parnelli Jones was leading when a $6 ball bearing in his
“Sorry for the delay,” Taron Egerton says, putting his iPhone down on a table. “I can literally say that I had to take a call from Elton John.” Little more than 12 hours have passed since the lights came
British politicians agree on precious little these days. But on one matter, there’s near-unanimity across the spectrum: Theresa May’s days as prime minister are numbered. The political deathwatch comes
Producer-screenwriter Peter Casey, whose credits include such sitcom staples as “Cheers,” “Wings” and “Frasier,” has put his custom home in Toluca Lake up for sale at $7.998 million. The traditional-style
One of Africa's best known authors and gay rights activists, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died following an illness. He was 48. The Kenyan author, who lifted the profile of the LGBTQ community throughout when
Pedro Baez does not talk much at work. To his teammates. To the coaching staff. To the media. The stout right-handed pitcher is, by all accounts, particularly quiet. His peers, Spanish speakers included,
One was confident but particular, the other refined and charismatic. The two kings of the jungle were beloved fixtures at separate California zoos for more than a decade and died within days of each other
Both riveting character study and experiential glimpse at the Africa-to-Europe sex slave trade, Austrian-Iranian filmmaker Sudabeh Mortezai’s “Joy” builds its reservoir of sadness with pulsing efficiency.
A California bill to ban flavored tobacco products, aimed at reducing the use of electronic cigarettes by minors, was shelved Thursday after the author said it had been watered down so much with exemptions
On a gray Thursday the Angels should have had off, unhappy players arrived early at Angel Stadium to play a series finale against the Minnesota Twins. More than 18 hours earlier, rain so drenched the that
Tyler, the Creator was so sweaty by the end of his concert Wednesday night that his blond wig had begun to look more like a pile of Top Ramen plopped on his head. At least that was the judgment of one