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This is my Bumble dating horror story. Enjoy.
We met on Bumble, another swipe-right app that creates a “hive” of connections. The woman makes the first move within 24 hours, otherwise the match disappears forever.  I’d developed what I believed to be a highly discerning online dating strategy. I seldom swipe right and rarely match, but when...
355 points by Los Angeles Times | San Fernando Valley Los Angeles Text messaging I Decided Mobile phone Los Angeles International Airport
Wells Fargo to pay $185 million, fire 5,300 workers over allegations employees opened fake accounts
City and federal officials have accepted a $185 million settlement with Wells Fargo over allegations that the bank’s employees, driven by strict sales quotas, regularly opened new accounts for customers without their knowledge.
652 points by The Denver Post | Wells Fargo Los Angeles The Los Angeles Times First Interstate Bancorp City Beverly Hills California Bank of America San Fernando Valley
Feds slap Wells Fargo with record fine over fake accounts
NEW YORK — California and federal regulators fined Wells Fargo a combined $185 million on Thursday, alleging the bank’s employees illegally opened millions of unauthorized accounts for their customers in order to meet aggressive sales goals. The San Francisco-based bank will pay $100 million to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a federal agency created five...
77 points by New York Post | Wells Fargo Los Angeles The Los Angeles Times City Los Angeles Times 1992 Los Angeles riots First Interstate Bancorp San Fernando Valley
Wells Fargo fined $185 million for improper account openings
California and federal regulators fined Wells Fargo a combined $185 million on Thursday, alleging the bank's employees illegally opened millions of unauthorized accounts for their customers in order to ...
1 points by Las Vegas Sun | Wells Fargo Los Angeles The Los Angeles Times City Los Angeles Times First Interstate Bancorp 1992 Los Angeles riots San Fernando Valley
Wells Fargo fined $185 million for improper account openings; 5,300 people fired in connection
California and federal regulators fined Wells Fargo a combined $185 million on Thursday, alleging the bank's employees illegally opened millions of unauthorized accounts for their customers in order to meet aggressive sales goals. The San Francisco-based bank will pay $100 million to the Consumer...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Wells Fargo Los Angeles The Los Angeles Times City Los Angeles Times 1992 Los Angeles riots First Interstate Bancorp San Fernando Valley
L.A. theater openings, Sept. 11-18: 'Teatro Moz' and more
This week: Musicals for every taste, including a Latino-themed celebration of Morrissey, the singer formerly known as the frontman for the British rock band the Smiths. Assassins Stephen Sondheim’s darkly comic musical about John Wilkes Booth, Lee Harvey Oswald, et al.; not recommended for children....
347 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles County California Theatre La Jolla Playhouse San Fernando Valley Los Angeles Will Geer Laurel Canyon Boulevard Hollywood Los Angeles California
Boeing bonuses: earned or excessive?
To the editor: Isn’t this exactly the corruption lurking in the military-industrial complex that President Eisenhower warned about? ( “Boeing wins big bonuses after failures,” Sept. 4) My heart sinks when I think of the national treasure that has been squandered for decades on gold-plated, ineffective...
6 points by Los Angeles Times | Santa Susana Field Laboratory Dwight D. Eisenhower Missile defense Government Donald Trump Military-industrial complex National missile defense San Fernando Valley
Massive bribery scheme creates a legal mess in Orange County
Good morning. It is Thursday, Sept. 8. Did you know the Los Angeles City Hall cafeteria once had its own china? Here's what else is happening in the Golden State: TOP STORIES Judge and jury Prosecutors say a former clerk for Orange County Superior Court is at the center of a massive bribery scheme...
10 points by Los Angeles Times | California Los Angeles Long Beach California San Fernando Valley Orange County California Los Angeles County California Southern California Port of Long Beach
Bobby Chacon, former two-division boxing champion from Sylmar, dies at 64
Bobby Chacon, a San Fernando Valley boxer who won world titles in two weight classes, died Wednesday at age 64. Chacon, who had long suffered from the effects of brain damage, fell and struck his head in a Hemet care facility early Wednesday morning and succumbed to his injuries, said Ricky Farris,...
4082 points by Los Angeles Times | Manny Pacquiao Boxing Rubén Olivares Knockout San Fernando Valley Alexis Argüello World Boxing Council Bobby Chacon
'No sign of mountains': What it was like in L.A. before today's clean-air rules
To the editor: In 1971, my 2-year-old son and I moved to Los Angeles from Boston. As we descended into LAX, the clouds were dirty, an ominous shade of brown. I wondered why the San Fernando Valley was called a valley; there was no sign of mountains when I drove to work through the canyons to Van...
-1 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles San Fernando Valley Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Air pollution Canoga Park Los Angeles California Glendale California Burbank California Van Nuys Los Angeles California
Flooding fears heighten as another powerful storm takes aim at Northern California
As Southern California dug out of damaging winter storms, there was growing anxiety in Northern California that another round of punishing rain and snow forecast for this week would further tax the region’s already strained flood control systems. Parts of Northern California are already on track...
67 points by Los Angeles Times | Southern California Flood Ventura County California Water San Bernardino County California Dam San Fernando Valley Saturday
Excessive rain and a possible sewer failure probably caused the Studio City sinkhole
Live updates: Strongest storm in years moves into L.A. area Feb. 18, 2017, 12:23 p.m. The strongest storm to hit Southern California in several years has brought torrential rain, flash flooding and powerful winds to the area. A flash flood watch has been issued for Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los...
1097 points by Los Angeles Times | Laurel Canyon Boulevard San Fernando Valley Ventura Boulevard Studio City Los Angeles California English-language films Automobile Laurel Canyon Los Angeles California Happy Feet
Cleanup begins after powerful storm slams Southern California
Cleanup was beginning across Southern California on Saturday after a storm that forecasters billed as the most powerful in years caused flooding on multiple freeways, triggered dramatic mudslides and downed hundreds of trees and power lines. The storm was moving out Saturday morning after dumping...
719 points by Los Angeles Times | San Bernardino County California San Fernando Valley Los Angeles County California Los Angeles River Los Angeles San Bernardino California Southern California Angeles National Forest
Crews working through the night to restore power, but thousands remain in the dark
Live updates: Strongest storm in years moves into L.A. area Feb. 17, 2017, 11:27 p.m. The strongest storm to hit Southern California in several years has brought torrential rain, flash flooding and powerful winds to the area. A flash flood watch has been issued for Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | Neighborhoods in Los Angeles California Los Angeles Los Angeles River San Fernando Valley Power outage Mid-Wilshire Los Angeles Fire Department Hollywood Los Angeles California
Sinkhole swallows two cars in Studio City
Live updates: Strongest storm in years moves into L.A. area Feb. 17, 2017, 10:57 p.m. The strongest storm to hit Southern California in several years has brought torrential rain, flash flooding and powerful winds to the area. A flash flood watch has been issued for Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los...
2508 points by Los Angeles Times | San Bernardino County California Los Angeles County California San Fernando Valley Inland Empire Los Angeles River Injuries Southern California Automobile
Major flooding, mudslides and deadly winds as biggest storm in years barrels into L.A. area
A storm that forecasters warned could be the most powerful in years barreled into Southern California on Friday, flooding freeways, causing landslides and downing trees and power lines. One man was killed in the San Fernando Valley Friday afternoon when power lines fell on him. Nearly 100,000 people...
612 points by Los Angeles Times | Orange County California Los Angeles County California San Bernardino County California Interstate 405 Southern California Inch San Fernando Valley Angeles National Forest
Monster storm expected to splash down on L.A.
Good morning. It’s Friday, Feb. 17, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES Break out your canoe Southwest California is expected to get drenched Friday with the strongest storm it has seen in several years. “The afternoon commute is going to be a mess,” said Kathy Hoxsie, a...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles County California Los Angeles Broadsheet The New York Times California Los Angeles Times 1992 Los Angeles riots San Fernando Valley
Girls' soccer: City playoff results and updated pairings
GIRLS' SOCCER CITY DIVISION 1 First round, Thursday Legacy 3, Verdugo Hills 2 Bell 3, Los Angeles University 0 Chatsworth 2, Maywood 0 Arleta 2, Sotomayor 1   Second round, Saturday, 3 p.m. #16 Legacy at #1 El Camino Real #9 South East at #8 Los Angeles CES #12 Birmingham at #5 Bravo #13 Bell at...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | San Fernando Valley Neighborhoods in Los Angeles California Los Angeles El Camino Real Communities in the San Fernando Valley Los Angeles County California Division 2 El Camino Real
The Oroville Dam isn't the only trouble spot
Good morning. It’s Thursday, Feb. 16, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES  Will Oroville hold? Tons of rain will be dumped on Northern California this week, but state officials are confident that this inclement weather won’t break the Oroville Dam or its damaged spillways....
24 points by Los Angeles Times | California Los Angeles United States Southern California Orange County California San Fernando Valley Long Beach California Los Angeles County California
Report of gun at Royal High campus spurs lockdown at two Simi Valley schools
Two schools in Simi Valley went on lockdown Wednesday morning after police received reports of a person possibly with a rifle on the campus of Royal High School.  As a result of that 8:21 a.m. report, Royal High and nearby Saint Rose of Lima Catholic School went on lockdown.  Around 10 a.m., Simi...
104 points by Los Angeles Times | Police Criminal Investigation Department Los Angeles Sandra Bullock Detective Los Angeles Police Department San Fernando Valley Constable
Girls' water polo: City quarterfinal results and semifinal pairings
GIRLS' WATER POLO CITY Quarterfinals, Tuesday Palisades 17, Los Angeles CES 8 Granada Hills 13, Cleveland 6 Eagle Rock 16, Taft 2 Birmingham 14, El Camino Real 3   Semifinals, Thursday, 3 p.m. #4 Granada Hills at #1 Palisades #3 Eagle Rock at #2 Birmingham   Notes: Championship, Saturday, 4:30...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | San Fernando Valley El Camino Real El Camino Real Week-day names Thai solar calendar Friday Single-elimination tournament
Girls' soccer: Southern Section playoff results and updated pairings
GIRLS' SOCCER SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION 1 First round, Thursday, 3 or 5 p.m. Dana Hills at #1 JSerra Los Osos at Long Beach Wilson San Juan Hills at Palos Verdes Northwood at Los Alamitos, 5 p.m. Millikan at Corona Santiago, 5 p.m. Chino Hills at Sherman Oaks Notre Dame San Clemente at Esperanza,...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles County California Orange County California San Bernardino County California Riverside County California San Luis Obispo County California Cities in Los Angeles County California Inland Empire San Fernando Valley
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1 points by Los Angeles Times | 1992 Los Angeles riots The Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Times Ventura County California Pulitzer Prize for Criticism 2004 Pulitzer Prize San Fernando Valley Broadsheet
Girls' water polo: City playoff results and quarterfinal pairings
GIRLS' WATER POLO CITY First round, Friday Palisades 25, West Adams 3 Los Angeles CES 18, Los Angeles Roosevelt 7 Cleveland d. Santee (forfeit) Granada Hills d. Fremont (forfeit) Eagle Rock 19, Verdugo Hills 2 Taft 10, San Pedro 3 El Camino Real 10, Venice 5 Birmingham 33, Los Angeles 2   Quarterfinals,...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles San Fernando Valley Week-day names El Camino Real El Camino Real Neighborhoods in Los Angeles California Theodore Roosevelt United States communities with African American majority populations
Boys' basketball: City playoff pairings
NOTE: WILL BE UPDATED WITH REMAINING DIVISIONS AS PAIRINGS ARE RELEASED. BOYS' BASKETBALL CITY OPEN DIVISION Quarterfinals, Friday, 7 p.m. #8 Dorsey at #1 Birmingham #5 Taft at #4 Narbonne #6 Washington at #3 Westchester #7 El Camino Real at #2 Fairfax   Notes: Semifinals, Feb. 25, 6 and 8 p.m....
1 points by Los Angeles Times | San Fernando Valley California Los Angeles California State University California Collegiate Athletic Association Carson California El Camino Real Sylmar Los Angeles California
Laurel Canyon Boulevard expected to reopen this weekend
Los Angeles transportation officials were expected Saturday to restore full access to Laurel Canyon Boulevard, a major north-south traffic artery that was closed last month after damage from a mudslide. Crews are working to reopen the closed northbound lanes, according to a statement released by...
12 points by Los Angeles Times | San Fernando Valley Laurel Canyon Boulevard Los Angeles Sylmar Los Angeles California North Hollywood Los Angeles California Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Studio City Los Angeles California Pacoima Los Angeles California
Counter: Lessons in comfort food
Comfort food can mean a lot of different things to different people; it can also be relevant to specific times, for personal or global reasons. Midway through February is a good time to find comfort in patisseries and candy shops, whether you’re sourcing chocolate for your beloved or your neighbor,...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | Chocolate Restaurant San Fernando Valley Eating The Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Scott Conant Food
Boys' basketball: Birmingham, Fairfax end regular season as top teams in City Section
The regular season ended in the City Section on Friday, and Birmingham and Fairfax showed they are the top two teams going into next week's playoffs in the Open Division. Birmingham wrapped up an unbeaten West Valley League season and probably No. 1 seeding with a 99-78 win over Chatsworth. Deschon...
16 points by Los Angeles Times | San Fernando Valley Major League Baseball Neighborhoods in Los Angeles California
Defending champ Granada Hills wins LAUSD academic decathlon
The winner of the 2017 academic decathlon has a familiar ring: Granada Hills Charter High School, which also is the defending national champion.  District officials announced the results Friday night during a ceremony at Hollywood High. Second place went to former national champion Marshall High...
401 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles Los Angeles County California East Los Angeles California San Fernando Valley Los Angeles Unified School District Los Angeles River California Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
On reported immigration raids, California Senate leader tells constituents, 'know your rights'
Essential Politics: California politicians speak out on 9th Circuit Court ruling, Sen. Kamala Harris proposes attorney access bill prompted by travel ban Feb. 9, 2017, 6:26 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right...
6037 points by Los Angeles Times | U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Los Angeles San Fernando Valley Gang Glendale California Canoga Park Los Angeles California Burbank California Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Man arrested on suspicion of slashing tires in Valley Glen
A 33-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of felony vandalism after slashing the tires of more than 20 cars in Valley Glen, police say. Shai Igvi of Van Nuys, who was arrested Tuesday, is being held in lieu of $240,000 bail at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in Los Angeles. Los Angeles...
12 points by Los Angeles Times | San Fernando Valley Automobile Crime Criminal justice Los Angeles County California Prison Los Angeles Criminal law
Boys' basketball: Washington Prep pulls into first-place tie with Narbonne
Washington Prep (18-9) pulled into a first-place tie in the Marine League on Wednesday with a 66-62 victory over Narbonne. Although the game is not likely to change the seedings for the City Section Open Division tournament (Washington should be No. 6 and Narbonne No. 4), the game shows that the...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | San Fernando Valley El Camino Real Van Nuys Boulevard El Camino Real The League Johnny Knoxville Paul Scheer Playoffs
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1 points by Los Angeles Times | The Los Angeles Times 1992 Los Angeles riots Ventura County California Broadsheet San Fernando Valley Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Long Beach California
Girls' water polo: City playoff pairings
GIRLS' WATER POLO CITY First round, Friday, 3 p.m. #16 West Adams at #1 Palisades #9 Los Angeles CES at #8 Los Angeles Roosevelt #12 Santee at #5 Cleveland #13 Fremont at #4 Granada Hills #14 Verdugo Hills at #3 Eagle Rock #11 San Pedro at #6 Taft #10 Venice at #7 El Camino Real #15 Los Angeles...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles San Fernando Valley El Camino Real Neighborhoods in Los Angeles California El Camino Real United States communities with African American majority populations San Pedro Los Angeles California San Pedro Bay
Swarming South L.A. isn't going to make black Angelenos trust the LAPD
To the editor: That Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck describes LAPD tactics in parts of South Los Angeles as just an “occasional stop,” while painting them as merely inconvenient, flies in the face of hard data and experience. (“The LAPD's biggest conundrum: How to suppress crime...
19 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles Police Department Crime Los Angeles Los Angeles County California Rodney King Police Gang San Fernando Valley
Nicolas Cage’s son arrested for DUI after allegedly fleeing a minor accident
Nicolas Cage's son Weston had a face-off with police over the weekend.The 26-year-old musician was arrested for driving under the influence in the San Fernando Valley on Saturday afternoon, the Los Angeles Police Department confirms to PEOPLE.
-2 points by Boston Herald | San Fernando Valley Los Angeles Los Angeles River Burbank California Glendale California Fast Times at Ridgemont High Canoga Park Los Angeles California Reseda Los Angeles California
Nicolas Cage’s son crashes car after wild police chase
The 26-year-old son of Nicolas Cage was arrested Saturday after what would have been a minor fender bender.
93 points by New York Post | Heavy metal music San Fernando Valley English-language films Fast Times at Ridgemont High Nicolas Cage Domestic violence Valley San Fernando California
Demi Lovato can’t move into new house because of landslide
The singer's $8.3 million home, purchased in September, was deemed unfit for occupancy by the LAFD before she even moved in.
39 points by New York Post | San Fernando Valley Demi Lovato Insurance Laurel Canyon Boulevard Home insurance Los Angeles Sylmar Los Angeles California California
Marshall High wins Super Quiz of Academic Decathlon
Before a cheering throng at a local campus gymnasium, a team from Marshall High School on Saturday won the Super Quiz portion of the Academic Decathlon for the Los Angeles Unified School District. The overall winner will be announced Friday. The Super Quiz is the one portion of the Academic Decathlon...
2277 points by Los Angeles Times | High school Los Angeles San Fernando Valley Los Angeles Unified School District Los Angeles River Torrance California World War II Los Angeles County California
1 hiker killed, 4 hurt after falling down ice chute in Angeles National Forest
Five hikers fell down an ice chute in the Angeles National Forest on Saturday, prompting a rescue effort by Los Angeles County fire and sheriff’s officials. One of the hikers died and the others were hurt, officials said. Rescuers responded to the Islip Saddle area along Angeles Crest Highway at...
73 points by Los Angeles Times | San Gabriel Mountains Angeles National Forest Angeles Crest Highway Mount Wilson Geography of Los Angeles County California Los Angeles County California San Fernando Valley La Cañada Flintridge California
Boys' basketball: Chino Hills winning streak reaches 60
Chino Hills (25-0) won its 60th consecutive game on Friday night, defeating Upland, 91-60, in a Baseline League game. LiAngelo Ball scored 29 points, LaMelo Ball 25, Eli Scott 16 and Onyeka Okongwu 12. Next up is a Saturday night game against Oak Hill at Mater Dei. Damien rolled to a 102-72 win...
35 points by Los Angeles Times | San Fernando Valley El Camino Real San Bernardino County California Ventura County California Hill Hills El Camino Real Los Osos High School
Blumenfield for another City Council term — not that there is any choice
Los Angeles City Councilman Bob Blumenfield is running for reelection this year without opposition, leaving voters with no choice, no debate and little opportunity during the campaign to raise issues or concerns in the district. That’s a shame, especially because the coming term is unusually long: 5½...
3 points by Los Angeles Times | San Fernando Valley Los Angeles Winnetka Los Angeles California Los Angeles River Canoga Park Los Angeles California Councillor Woodland Hills Los Angeles California City council
Centennial can not be slowed down by Chaminade
It took four buses, 80 miles and two hours to transport 140 football players from Corona Centennial to West Hills Chaminade on Friday night for a Southern Section Division 1 quarterfinal playoff game.  So the Huskies decided they might as well put on an offensive show for the San Fernando Valley...
17 points by Los Angeles Times | American football San Fernando Valley
Los Angeles picks developers to build homeless housing on city land
Officials on Thursday took a preliminary step toward using city land to build about 500 housing units for Los Angeles’ chronically homeless population. The City Administrative Office recommended four developers who will have exclusive negotiating rights to build on 10 parcels scattered across Lincoln...
273 points by Los Angeles Times | Public housing San Fernando Valley Affordable housing Los Angeles Homelessness Section 8 Real estate City
L.A. theater openings, Nov. 20-27: 'Mamma Mia' and more
This week: A remembrance of legendary tango singer Carlos Gardel and the return of everyone’s favorite ABBA-fueled musical. Shine Storytellers share true-life tales about family. Promenade Playhouse, 1404 3rd St., Santa Monica. Sun., 7 p.m. $10; discounts available. (310) 452-2321. The Immigrant...
32 points by Los Angeles Times | Agatha Christie Carlos Gardel Buenos Aires Tango music San Fernando Valley Paramount Pictures Music A Christmas Carol
Boys' water polo: Southern Section semifinal results and championship pairings
BOYS' WATER POLO SOUTHERN SECTION PLAYOFF PAIRINGS DIVISION 1 Semifinals, Wednesday Orange Lutheran 9, Loyola 5 Huntington Beach 7, Harvard-Westlake 6   DIVISION 2 Semifinals, Wednesday Laguna Beach 9, Murrieta Valley 4 Santa Margarita 9, Ventura 6   DIVISION 3 Semifinals, Wednesday Oaks Christian...
-1 points by Los Angeles Times | Orange County California Capistrano Unified School District Cities in Orange County California San Bernardino County California California State Route 1 High schools in Orange County California San Fernando Valley Area code 949
Curtis Hanson, director of '8 Mile,' dies at 71
Hanson died Tuesday afternoon in a home in the Hollywood Hills. Paramedics had been called to the scene and found him dead.
32 points by Daily News | Curtis Hanson Los Angeles L.A. Confidential Meryl Streep Cannes Film Festival High school Film San Fernando Valley
‘Sound of Music’ actress Charmian Carr dies at 73
Charmian Carr, the actress best known for sweetly portraying the eldest von Trapp daughter in Rogers & Hammerstein’s “The Sound of Music,” has died. She was 73.
2 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | The Sound of Music Kym Karath Maria von Trapp Anthony Perkins San Fernando Valley 20th Century Fox The Sound of Music Charmian Carr
Sketches released in possible Manson family murder
Two men named Jean are persons of interest in teen's 1969 murder.         
13 points by Arizona Republic | Charles Manson Sharon Tate Los Angeles Police The Los Angeles Times San Fernando Valley English-language films Vincent Bugliosi
Football: Friday's scores
Friday, September 9th CITY NONLEAGUE Birmingham 31, Canoga Park 21 Bernstein 34, Rancho Dominguez 26 Eagle Rock 37, Hollywood 30 (OT) Franklin 37, Bell 21 Granada Hills Kennedy 22, North Hollywood 12 Grant 41, Lincoln 6 Hawkins 53, Carson 7 Huntington Park 53, Legacy 35 Locke 18, Angelou 6 Los...
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