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Wild, wet weather drenches the region
Good morning. It is Saturday, Feb. 18. Here’s what you don’t want to miss this weekend: TOP STORIES The Big One: A storm that forecasters billed as the most powerful in years barreled into Southern California with a vengeance on Friday, flooding multiple freeways, triggering dramatic mudslides...
3 points by Los Angeles Times | Southern California Oroville Dam California Orange County California Los Angeles Griffith Park Ventura County California Lake Oroville
A week in the life of P‑22, the big cat who shares Griffith Park with millions of people
The lion slinks through the chaparral, a blur of movement in the night. Head held lower than his shoulders, he scours the brush in a ravine just south of Travel Town in Griffith Park. Hind paws land where the forepaws lift. No twig snaps, no crinkling leaf. He’s silent, an ambush predator, always...
16172 points by Los Angeles Times | Griffith Park Santa Monica Mountains Los Angeles River Los Feliz Los Angeles California Felidae Los Angeles Jaguar Lion
The lesson of Betsy DeVos' confirmation: Not voting has consequences
To the editor: It is clear to me after the Senate voted 51-50 (with Vice President Mike Pence breaking the tie) to confirm Betsy DeVos as secretary of Education that the Republicans care nothing about honesty or qualifications; this woman has no idea of what education means in this country. She...
2636 points by Los Angeles Times | Education Teacher School Charter school Palos Verdes Alternative education United States Senate Griffith Park