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California Today: California Today: Is This the End for Movies?
Welcome to California Today, a morning update on the stories that matter to Californians (and anyone else interested in the state).
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Today: 'War and Peace'? No, It's the California Voter Guide. He Went to Fight ISIS, but Not With the Marines.
I'm Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today. TOP STORIES ‘War and Peace’? No, It’s the California Voter Guide Coming soon to mailboxes across California: the Nov. 8 voter guide, checking in at 224 pages. Election officials...
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LA woman pleads not guilty to death of malnourished son, 11
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles woman whose malnourished 11-year-old son was found dead in a closet has pleaded not guilty to murder and child abuse. Thirty-nine-year-old Veronica Aguilar appeared in court Thursday wearing a suicide prevention smock. She could face 15 years to life in prison if convicted. ...
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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...
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Wells Fargo fined $185M: Things to know

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Another day, another $185mn: Wells Fargo fined for opening fake accounts
A top US bank, Wells Fargo, has agreed an $185 million payout settlement with California and federal regulators after it opened more than 2 million fake accounts not authorized by customers. It is the company’s second instance of fraud in recent months. Read Full Article at RT.com
1015 points by Russia Today | Credit card Wells Fargo Money Los Angeles Bank Overdraft The Los Angeles Times Payment
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 $185M for transferring customers’ money
California and federal regulators fined Wells Fargo a combined $185 million on Thursday.
1065 points by Daily News | Wells Fargo Los Angeles The Los Angeles Times City Los Angeles Times First Interstate Bancorp 1992 Los Angeles riots Leona Helmsley
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
Mother of boy dead in closet pleads not guilty to murder
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of a severely malnourished 11-year-old boy found dead in a closet has pleaded not guilty in Los Angeles to charges of murder and child abuse. City News Service reports Veronica Aguilar remains jailed on $2 million bail after entering her pleas Thursday. The 39-year-old ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Physical abuse Report Child abuse Los Angeles County California The Los Angeles Times Psychological abuse Ventura County California Neglect
Segregated ‘blacks only’ housing at California university reignites old debate
Administrators at California State University in Los Angeles (CSULA) have defended their newly-opened “Black Living-Learning Community” after it was described as being “segregated” and “black-only” housing. Read Full Article at RT.com
347 points by Russia Today | Racism Discrimination Race University Association of American Universities University of California Berkeley Racial segregation The Los Angeles Times
California Today: California Today: No, Cal State Isn’t Creating Segregated Housing
Welcome to California Today, a morning update on the stories that matter to Californians (and anyone else interested in the state).
1599 points by The New York Times | California Los Angeles Orange County California Southern California Long Beach California California State University The Los Angeles Times United States
From the Archives: Aviator 'jumps' off building
Under the headline "Aviator Jumps Off Building," the Los Angeles Times reported the next day: Frank Clark (later Clarke), 22-year-old stunt aviator, yesterday “jumped” off the 10-story Los Angeles Railway Building at 11th Street and Broadway and thereby pioneered the airway for the tired businessmen...
-1 points by Los Angeles Times | Film Howard Hughes Aircraft The Los Angeles Times Hollywood Los Angeles California Imperial units Photography Los Angeles
17,000 AT&T workers go on strike in California & Nevada
After working for nearly a year without a contract, 17,000 AT&T call center workers and technicians have taken to the streets in one of the most widespread labor actions against the multinational telecommunications conglomerate in years. Read Full Article at RT.com
-1 points by Russia Today | Trade union Strike action Collective bargaining Employment United States The Los Angeles Times Negotiation Contract
Thousands gather for LA immigration protest
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Several thousand people have rallied in downtown Los Angeles to protest President Trump's immigration policies and recent enforcement raids. Activists marched through downtown streets and clustered near City Hall on Saturday. Many carried signs, including some declaring "No Wall!" One said: "Send Trump back to Bavaria," ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Downtown Los Angeles The Los Angeles Times Immigration to the United States Immigration Los Angeles Broadsheet Toronto Sibling
Essential Arts & Culture: A buoyant 'Zoot Suit,' Moholy-Nagy at LACMA, and the power of composer Thomas Adès
Fly suits on stage at the Mark Taper Forum. The eternal artistic optimism of a Hungarian refugee of war. And the British composer who is making L.A. his second home. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, and I’m here with your weekly update of all the best arts and culture...
5 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles Los Angeles Music Center Los Angeles County California The Los Angeles Times The New York Times World War II Ventura County California Los Angeles River
‘Day Without Immigrants’ strike and marches sweep US
Businesses across the US closed after thousands of immigrants stayed home to show their impact on the country in light of recent actions on legal and illegal immigrants. Students also boycotted, leaving some classrooms nearly empty. Read Full Article at RT.com
207 points by Russia Today | Protest Civil disobedience Picketing The Washington Post Strike action The Los Angeles Times Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 Protests
ICE claims detained DACA recipient has gang ties
A 23-year-old illegal immigrant currently being detained may no longer have protection from deportation under the DACA program, as the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement claim he is a “self-admitted gang member.” Read Full Article at RT.com
79 points by Russia Today | Barack Obama Crime Gang United States United States presidential election 2008 Democratic Party Criminal law The Los Angeles Times
The Latest: Workers rush repairs at dam as storm approaches
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on problems with an emergency spillway at the nation's tallest dam (all times local): 7:25 a.m. The Oroville Reservoir is continuing to drain as state water officials scrambled to reduce the lake's level ahead of impending storms. The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/2lKMK5I) that ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Reservoir Precipitation Rain Water Dam Spillway The Los Angeles Times Storm
In the kitchen: Cornmeal muffins from New Orleans, and rethinking kitchen scraps
Every once in a while you run across a dish that stays with you. Just ask reader Susan Slesinger of Seal Beach; she’s been thinking about the lemon cornmeal muffins from John Besh’s Willa Jean Restaurant in New Orleans ever since she was in the Crescent City last July. These little cakes make the...
8 points by Los Angeles Times | New Orleans The Los Angeles Times Louisiana Cooking Breakfast foods Orléans New York City Chicago
Report: Man charged with buying two weapons used in San Bernardino agrees to plead guilty
A man charged with buying two of the weapons used in the fatal December 2015 shootings in San Bernardino, Calif., will plead guilty to conspiracy and lying         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Attack Terrorism The Los Angeles Times Attack! California Orange County California Inland Empire Broadsheet
Average price for Chargers ticket in Los Angeles: $192
The Sports Xchange The Chargers announced ticket prices for their first season in Los Angeles with prices ranging from $70 to $375 per game, the team announced Tuesday.
8 points by UPI | St. Louis Rams American football United Press International The Los Angeles Times San Diego Chargers Game Los Angeles County California Price
Report: Man charged with buying two weapons used in San Bernardino pleads guilty
A man charged with buying two of the weapons used in the fatal December 2015 shootings in San Bernardino, Calif., will plead guilty to conspiracy and lying         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Attack Terrorism The Los Angeles Times Attack! California Orange County California Inland Empire Broadsheet
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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
California ski resort says it will remain open until July 4
MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif. (AP) - California's Mammoth Mountain says there's been so much snow this winter that its slopes will still be open to skiers and boarders by the time most people are enjoying their summer beach vacations. The resort in the Eastern Sierra says by Friday the main lodge ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Snow Mediterranean climate The Los Angeles Times California Mono County California Mono-Inyo Craters Mammoth Lakes California Long Valley Caldera
9th Circuit proves our courts still work, thank God
Good morning. I'm Paul Thornton, the Los Angeles Times' letters editor, and it is Saturday, Feb. 11, 2016. It might be wet at times this weekend, but here's a helpful reminder that 25 million Californians still live in drought conditions. Let's take a look back at the week in Opinion. The White...
14 points by Los Angeles Times | President of the United States Federal government of the United States United States Refugee Islam The Los Angeles Times White House Donald Trump
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
Food Bowl, a monthlong food festival, is coming to L.A. in May
Doing anything this May? If you haven’t already booked your next culinary trip to Chengdu or Paris, Jerusalem or Oaxaca, then you might consider staying in — or traveling to — Los Angeles for some, or all, of those 31 days. Because that’s when the Los Angeles Times will be presenting Food Bowl,...
1504 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles County California Eating Los Angeles Los Angeles Philharmonic The Los Angeles Times Chef Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Rose Bowl
'Battlestar Galactica' actor Richard Hatch dies at 71
Actor Richard Hatch, perhaps best known for playing Captain Apollo in the original "Battlestar Galactica" TV series, has died. He was 71. A representative for the actor says Hatch died Tuesday afternoon after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Manager Michael Kaliski said Hatch's son, Paul, was by...
8074 points by Los Angeles Times | Film Battlestar Galactica The Los Angeles Times Colonial Viper Battlestar American Broadcasting Company Battlestar Galactica Lee Adama
Facts show Trump’s media terrorism coverage claims are bogus
The Trump Administration’s list of terror attacks that supposedly didn’t get proper media coverage included the Dec 2, 2015, San Bernardino mass shooting — for which the Los Angeles Times won a Pulitzer prize. The US media covered 75 of the 78 attacks on the list, according to a report Tuesday by Deadspin. And in...
1547 points by New York Post | White House President of the United States The Los Angeles Times Marriage Terrorism Monday Journalist Donald Trump
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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
California wastewater authority mismanaged $32mn in FEMA funds – govt audit
A US government audit has revealed that a California wastewater treatment authority mismanaged millions of dollars in emergency management funds. The agency received the federal money after major flooding led to a ruptured pipeline six years ago. Read Full Article at RT.com
342 points by Russia Today | United States Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency San Bernardino County California Mojave Desert Emergency management agency The Los Angeles Times 2016 The Authority
Audit: California water authority mismanaged millions
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An audit finds a wastewater treatment authority that serves a large swath of the high desert northeast of Los Angeles mismanaged millions of dollars in federal emergency management funds. The Los Angeles Times reports Tuesday (http://lat.ms/2ljF9H6 ) that auditors determined the Victor Valley Water Reclamation Authority ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | San Bernardino County California United States Department of Homeland Security The Los Angeles Times Mojave Desert Washington D.C. Sewage treatment Water Palmdale California
Californians pay a lot for electricity they don't need
Good morning. It’s Monday, Feb. 6, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES Sticker shock California has a big and growing glut of electric power, an investigation by the Los Angeles Times has found. The state’s power plants are on track to be able to produce at least 21% more...
16 points by Los Angeles Times | California San Francisco Bay Area Los Angeles San Francisco Southern California Donald Trump Los Angeles County California The Los Angeles Times
City wants judge rebuked for releasing video of killing
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A California police chief who didn't want the public to see video of his officers killing an unarmed man that led to a nearly $5 million settlement wants the judge who released the video admonished.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Capital punishment Appeal Stay of execution United States The Los Angeles Times City James Autry Court
Iranian grad student returns to US after she was sent back
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An Iranian graduate student expelled shortly after President Donald Trump signed an executive order temporarily banning people from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the U.S. has returned to America after a judge halted the order, the Los Angeles Times reported. Sara Yarjani was among those ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Newspaper United States Donald Trump The Los Angeles Times President of the United States Broadsheet Washington D.C. English-language films
Watch: Washington Wizards troll Los Angeles Lakers' Nick Young with Iggy Azaelea jam
Alex ButlerFeb. 4 (UPI) -- Two seconds of an Iggy Azalea song is long enough for Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young.
1 points by UPI | Washington Wizards United Press International National Basketball Association Los Angeles Lakers Women's National Basketball Association Los Angeles The Los Angeles Times Verizon Center
Your partisanship, visualized
An interactive look at the deep partisan split in America.
21 points by The Washington Post | Democratic Party Hillary Rodham Clinton Precinct United States The Los Angeles Times Poll LOOK Barack Obama
L.A. woman accused of attacking Korean 83-year-old, yelling slurs
The unidentified 83-year-old victim was walking down the street when a woman shoved her down to the ground.
3199 points by Daily News | Racism English-language films Race Police Attack The Los Angeles Times Crime Attack!
Essential Arts & Culture: An immigration musical, self portraits fusing black and white, getting gender-bendy
A new show of photography merges black and white identity. Redoing the postmodern Crystal Cathedral in Orange County. And a Finnish conductor brings a fresh perspective to established works at Disney Hall. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, with the week’s most intriguing...
135 points by Los Angeles Times | Ruth Bader Ginsburg Los Angeles Philharmonic Broadsheet Los Angeles Music Center Walt Disney Concert Hall The Los Angeles Times The New York Times Newspaper
Missing L.A. couple found safe after five days wandering desert
A missing Los Angeles couple who vanished on a desert hike drank their own urine to survive five days, according to reports.
635 points by Daily News | Los Angeles Camping Dune Hiking The Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Dodgers Dunes Algodones Dunes
Watch live: Donald Trump lays out his plan for military spending
Campaign 2016 updates: Trump has his own foundation problems Sept. 7, 2016, 8:01 a.m. Donald Trump meets with the Union League of Philadelphia Wednesday ahead of NBC's Commander-in-Chief Forum with Hillary Clinton in New York City. Donald Trump ends media blacklistHillary Clinton tries to lure...
11 points by Los Angeles Times | New York City United States Donald Trump Hillary Rodham Clinton Los Angeles The Los Angeles Times Ivana Trump Fred Trump
L.A. prepares to help undocumented immigrants during a Trump presidency
Good morning. It is Friday, Nov. 18. One of the “stretching portraits” from Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion is going up for auction. Here’s what else is happening in the Golden State: TOP STORIES A possible solution Nearly 10,000 California National Guard soldiers may be able to keep enlistment bonuses...
20 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles City Council California Los Angeles Donald Trump The Los Angeles Times Santa Monica California The New York Times Los Angeles County California
Accused vandal of Trump's Hollywood star charged
Will he go to jail for the crime?         
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Charlotte, EpiPen, Deflategate: Your Thursday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
302 points by The New York Times | Hillary Rodham Clinton The Los Angeles Times The Stack Bomb
Police Commission faults LAPD officers in 2 deadly shootings
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Police Commission decided Tuesday that LAPD officers violated deadly force rules in two controversial fatal shootings last year, including one in which a woman armed with a knife was shot and another in which officers killed a man who had thrown a beer bottle at their patrol vehicle.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Music video Los Angeles Downtown Los Angeles Los Angeles Police Department The Los Angeles Times Gun Cannon Deadly force
L.A. County supervisors call for study of child risk assessment tool after boy is found dead in closet
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday called for the study and reassessment of county tools meant to measure children’s risk of abuse in response to the death last month of an 11-year-old boy found in a closet. The supervisors unanimously passed the motion by Supervisors Michael...
110 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Los Angeles County California The Los Angeles Times Risk assessment Risk Evaluation Unincorporated area Foster care
Bel-Air homeowners love their water
Good morning. It is Tuesday, Sept. 21. Actor Leonardo DiCaprio’s Malibu “bungalow” is on the market for $11 million. Here's what else is happening in the Golden State: TOP STORIES Risk of abuse The death of a malnourished boy found battered in an Echo Park closet has prompted the Los Angeles County...
4 points by Los Angeles Times | Orange County California California San Gabriel Mountains Los Angeles Los Angeles County California The New York Times The Los Angeles Times San Francisco
Essential Politics: The seven week itch
The only cure for this seven-week itch is an election. And in this most unusual of political seasons, a dangerous incident is almost always sure to inflame things. Good morning from the state capital. I’m Sacramento Bureau Chief John Myers, and again national security and public safety are dominating...
5 points by Los Angeles Times | Bill Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton The Los Angeles Times United States presidential election 2008 Arkansas President of the United States New Jersey Donald Trump