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Ready to erase all trace of your ex from your home? HGTV is casting LA singles for ‘Unspouse My House’

What’s the best way to move on after a breakup? Try redecorating, and let HGTV help. The cable channel is now casting singles in the greater Los Angeles area for its upcoming post-breakup design series, “Unspouse My House.,” through Friday, Feb. 1. When “Unspouse My House” debuts in late 2019 with six half-hour episodes, it will star Orlando Soria, the L.A.-based interior designer who got his start assisting Emily Henderson on HGTV’s “Secrets From A Stylist” and maintains a large Instagram follo...
Tags: TV, Instagram, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Hgtv, Southern California, Zack Morris, Don, Emily Henderson, Soria, Orlando Soria, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories IVDB


Patriots’ defense back on track heading into Super Bowl

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — It took an entire regular season and some tough losses, but the Patriots defense finally likes where it is at heading into its Super Bowl matchup with the Los Angeles Rams. It hasn’t been perfect, but after a slow start to 2018 and fighting to find an identity following the departure […]
Tags: News, Sports, NFL, Los Angeles, FOXBOROUGH Mass AP


LA County homeless count was something these Valley volunteers could not ignore

Thousands of people across Los Angeles County took to the streets this week, but it was not to march in support of a political cause. Instead they were volunteering in the homeless count, a now annual reminder of a pressing problem in Los Angeles that has become difficult for many to ignore. That inability to look the other way was what prompted eighth-grade math teacher Jose Fernandez to go straight from the LAUSD teacher strike that ended Tuesday to join the homeless count. Homelessness has be...
Tags: News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Veterans Affairs, Homeless, Santa Claus, Lausd, Chatsworth, Local News, Southern California, Providence, Northridge, Los Angeles County, Valley


USC basketball looks to snap another skid – this one to Arizona

LOS ANGELES — Enough time has passed since the USC basketball team last beat Arizona that only one player is left on the roster who was a part of the victory. Bennie Boatwright, the Trojans’ sharp-shooting senior forward, was a freshman in 2016 when the Wildcats were toppled in a quadruple-overtime thriller, scoring 15 points in 41 minutes as one of USC’s five players in double figures in the upset. After one practice earlier this week, Boatwright recalled the lively home crowd that, for at leas...
Tags: Washington, Oregon, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Arizona, Nba, College sports, Usc, Ucla, Ayton, Sean Miller, Porter, Wildcats, Boatwright


South Coast AQMD claims Sherwin-Williams paints violate air pollution standards, sues for $30M

The South Coast Air Quality Management District is suing a major paint and building coatings supplier for $30 million, claiming the company knowingly sold products to consumers containing high levels of chemicals that contributed to smoggy days and led to lung disease and premature deaths. According to the lawsuit, Sherwin-Williams, a $15-billion architectural coatings company based in Ohio, supplied solvents, wall coatings, paint thinners, sealants and adhesives to businesses and its own retail...
Tags: Lawsuit, News, California, Environment, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Air Pollution, United States, Ohio, Local News, Orange County, Southern California, Metro, Pomona, San Bernardino


UCLA men’s basketball looks to offense to recapture Pac-12 success

LOS ANGELES — Murry Bartow wasn’t brought in to solve UCLA’s offense. The first-year-assistant-turned-interim-head-coach was hired as a de facto defensive coordinator, but on Tuesday, Bartow stood in the corner of the practice court in Mo Ostin Center and fielded questions on a turnover-prone offense and his trapping defenses alike. One proved particularly daunting. “When you look at your offense,” a reporter asked, “what does it need to be more efficient?” “Whew,” Bartow sighed. “How long do I ...
Tags: Stanford, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Arizona, College sports, Smith, Oregon State, Usc, Ucla, Chris Smith, Bruins, Cal, Prince Ali, Arizona State


NHL Rumors: Canadiens, Senators, and Chaos with the Oilers

In today’s rumor rundown, there are massive updates in Edmonton after the organization relieved GM and President, Peter Chiarelli of his duties. There are also updates on Matt Duchene’s negotiations in Ottawa and who the Montreal Canadiens will be holding onto. Oilers Will Search for a New GM After firing Peter Chiarelli late on Tuesday evening (actually, during the second intermission of last night’s game versus the Red Wings), Oilers Entertainment Group CEO & Vice Chair Bob Nicholson held a ...
Tags: Usa, Los Angeles, Sport, Gm, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Edmonton, Ottawa, Montreal Canadiens, Canadiens, Edmonton Oilers, Oilers, Ottawa Senators, Nicholson, Connor McDavid


5 notes on Elton John’s ‘Farewell’ at Staples Center on Tuesday

Late in Elton John’s terrific show at Staples Center on Tuesday, on what the 71-year-old performer has billed as the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour, his final run of shows around the world, he paused to thank all the fans who’ve supported him throughout half a century on stage. “Never in my wildest dreams did I think I’d be sitting here 50 years later talking to you,” John said. “I’ve been incredibly lucky. Worked very hard, but I’ve been lucky too.” And Los Angeles has always been there for hi...
Tags: Facebook, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago, Things To Do, Soccer, Elton John, San Diego, John, Lady Gaga, Staples Center, David Furnish, Elton, Southern California, Concerts, West Hollywood


Northeast San Fernando Valley group gets $500,000 in ’emergency’ funds to help homeless families

The city of Los Angeles is directing more than $500,000 in state funding to help a North Hills-based organization assist homeless families, many of them living in motels, in the northeast San Fernando Valley. A total of $564,568 in Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP) funds was awarded to North Valley Caring Services to hire staff to help homeless families with finding housing, and support with childcare, job hunting, food and other needs, Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez announced Wednesday. The ...
Tags: Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Homeless, Local News, Rodriguez, San Fernando Valley, North Hills, Colectivo, northeast San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN, Monica Rodriguez, North Valley Caring Services, Manny Flores


Porter Ranch teacher sues UTLA and LAUSD over union dues

Porter Ranch Community School teacher Irene Seager says that United Teachers Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Unified School District are compelling her to pay union dues despite a Supreme Court ruling that makes such payments optional. (Image from the Porter Ranch Community School website) The Los Angeles teachers union and school district are being sued by a Porter Ranch teacher who claims union dues are being deducted from her paychecks in violation of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling. Irene Seag...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Education, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Eric Garcetti, Porter Ranch, U S Supreme Court, The Supreme Court, United Teachers Los Angeles, Porter Ranch Community School, Seager, UTLA, Top Stories LADN


Remains of missing LA city worker found in Tennessee

LOS ANGELES — Human remains found in Memphis, Tennessee, were identified as that of a Los Angeles city employee reported missing about 14 months ago, police said Wednesday. The remains found Tuesday were positively identified as those of 48-year-old Sean Turner, according to Memphis police, who said his death is being investigated by homicide detectives. Turner was reported missing in November 2017, and was last seen in Memphis after renting a car at the St. Louis airport, according to Fox11. Th...
Tags: News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Tennessee, Local News, St Louis, Memphis, Turner, Missing Persons, Saugus, Memphis Tennessee, LA County, Top Stories LADN, Crime + Public Safety


Coyotes Weekly: Still Hanging Around

Don’t look now, but the injury-ravaged Arizona Coyotes, written off by many after losing no fewer than five key players to long-term ailments this season, are just two points out of a playoff spot after a 6-2-2 start to January. With a nine-day break coming up, it’s not inconceivable to think that this is a team that’s capable of getting healthy and going on a big second-half run to earn its first playoff berth since the 2011-12 season. Coyotes Week in Review After getting blown out 7-1 in Cal...
Tags: Column, Minnesota, Toronto, Los Angeles, Sport, West, Canada, Glendale, New Jersey, Arizona, San Jose, Hockey, NHL, DAL, Montreal, San Jose Sharks


11 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Jan. 25-31

LOS ANGELES COUNTY A Walk in the Woods’ L.A. Theatre Works presents a staged reading of the play by Lee Blessing about American and Russian arms negotiators who discuss freedom and life issues at the end of the Cold War. When: 8 p.m. Jan. 25; 3 and 8 p.m. Jan. 26; 4 p.m. Jan. 27. Shows are recorded for later broadcast on radio and other options. Where: James Bridges Theater at UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, 235 Charles E. Young Drive, Westwood. Tickets: $15-$65. Information: 310-82...
Tags: London, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, New Hampshire, Stephen Sondheim, Cape Cod, Michael, Southern California, Pepperdine University, Alexandre Dumas, Sweeney Todd, Robert E Lee, Gardner, Nile River, Waltons




LAUSD teachers return to classrooms on first day back after massive strike

Students, teachers, principals, administrators united Wednesday after a strike that divided many of them for nine days. That’s right. Teachers were back in their classrooms, students were back, and there were a lot more smiles in a Los Angeles Unified School District that for weeks has been shaken by the first teacher strike since 1989. Read full LAUSD coverage here Kids head back to class Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 at Lankershim Elementary School on the first day of school after an LAUSD tea...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles Daily News, David Crane, UTLA, Top Stories LADN, Los Angeles Daily News SCNG, Top Stories Breeze, Lankershim Elementary School


In deal between LAUSD and teachers, some parties gained ground while others gave it up

After sighing a breath of relief Tuesday morning on the picket line outside Taft High School, teachers returned to campus in the afternoon to vote on a tentative agreement reached between UTLA and LA Unified School District like UTLA’s other 30,000 members. The ew contract secures a 6 percent wage increase — 3 percent retroactive to the 2017-18 school year and another 3 percent retroactive to July 1, 2018 — and commits to a gradual decrease in class sizes over the coming three years, hiring of m...
Tags: News, Education, California, Washington, La, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, New York Times, Lausd, Local News, Eric Garcetti, Ucla, Gavin Newsom, Taft


LAUSD teachers struck a deal, with some gaining and others giving up some ground

After sighing a breath of relief Tuesday morning on the picket line outside Taft High School, teachers returned to campus in the afternoon to vote on a tentative agreement reached between UTLA and LA Unified School District like UTLA’s other 30,000 members. The ew contract secures a 6 percent wage increase — 3 percent retroactive to the 2017-18 school year and another 3 percent retroactive to July 1, 2018 — and commits to a gradual decrease in class sizes over the coming three years, hiring of m...
Tags: News, Education, California, Washington, La, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, New York Times, Lausd, Local News, Eric Garcetti, Ucla, Gavin Newsom, Taft


LA Archdiocese settles suit alleging a pastor at Covina church sexually abused a boy in 2001 and 2002

LOS ANGELES — A young man who alleges he was sexually abused by a pastor at the Catholic church he attended in Covina settled his lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, attorneys told a judge Tuesday. The plaintiff, identified only as John CJ Doe, alleged child sexual abuse and negligence. The lawyers informed Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Holly Kendig that the case was resolved, but no terms were divulged. Kendig heard pretrial motions last week prior to the settlement. Father Chr...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Starbucks, Catholic, Local News, Child Sex Abuse, DOE, Southern California, Ventura, Los Angeles Superior Court, Cunningham, Roger Mahony, Palmdale, Roman Catholic Archdiocese


What will make LAUSD teachers’ deal work? New outside funding – and teamwork

Teachers, board members and experts had just begun to scrutinize the landmark deal that effectively ended the Los Angeles Unified School District’s strike on Tuesday. But one thing is clear: The agreement will call for a complex mix of flexibility and cleverness from the district to secure an influx of new funding from the state and elsewhere to fend off the financial disaster that LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner has been warning of since the day he took office. LAUSD strike update: UTLA say...
Tags: Business, News, La, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Donald Trump, Eric Garcetti, Ucla, Gavin Newsom, Board of Supervisors, Garcetti, Los Angeles Unified School District


LAUSD strike update: UTLA says ‘vast majority’ of teachers approve of deal to end strike

LOS ANGELES – An agreement on a new contract that will end the first Los Angeles teachers strike in 30 years has been approved, United Teachers Los Angeles President Alex Caputo-Pearl said Tuesday night. With “a vast super-majority” of teachers voting to approve the tentative agreement according to an early count, Caputo-Pearl said the agreement is assured of being ratified, sending teachers back to their classrooms Wednesday, Caputo-Pearl said. Full LAUSD coverage The agreement also requires fo...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Los Angeles Unified School District, United Teachers Los Angeles, Alex Caputo Pearl, UTLA, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT, Top Stories PSN, Caputo Pearl, Bradley Bermont


Southern California dodged the Amazon Iceberg

If recent history is a good predictor, this year California politicians could dole out over $900 million in taxpayer money for corporate handouts. And cities like Los Angeles that lost out in the sweepstakes for Amazon’s second headquarters (or “HQ2”) may be motivated to double down on the next big prize. But Californians should be skeptical when politicians try to woo a corporate giant. A deeper look at the Amazon dog-and-pony show explains why. Sure, politicians from sea to shining sea offer c...
Tags: Amazon, California, Opinion, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, San Jose, Lausd, Ucla, Southern California, Trump, Sam Liccardo, John Roberts, Michael Farren, Mercatus Center, Elinor Ostrom


LA appellate justice accused of sexual misconduct denies groping fellow jurist

A Los Angeles appellate justice accused of sexual misconduct spanning 20 years accepted responsibility Tuesday for some of his actions, but denied the more serious allegation of squeezing the breasts of another jurist. Second District Court of Appeal Justice Jeffrey W. Johnson, in a formal answer to the nine-count civil complaint filed this month by the state Commission on Judicial Performance, said he would take responsibility for his mistakes, but not for allegations he dubbed untrue. “None of...
Tags: Crime, News, Justice, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Courts, California Highway Patrol, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Breaking News, Johnson, CHP, Orange County, Sexual Harassment, Public Safety


Photos: Looking back at the LAUSD teachers strike — a visual history

What started as picketing in the rain last week turned into celebration at Grand Park in sunshine. After nine days of teacher striking and intense last-minute marathon bargaining brokered by LA’s mayor, the Los Angeles Unified School District and the union representing its 30,000 teachers agreed on a deal to end the district’s first teacher walkout in 30 years. Read full coverage here From the San Fernando Valley to the South Bay, here’s just a glimpse at the images that defined a history-making...
Tags: News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Walter Reed, Eric Garcetti, City Hall, San Pedro, Northridge, Reed, Jessica, South Bay, Wilmington


January 22 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases

January 22 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s January 22 Blu-ray, Digital HD and DVD column! As you can see, we’ve added a video player at the top highlighting this week’s releases, and you can find more detailed write-ups of different titles below! Click each highlighted title to purchase through Amazon! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'g...
Tags: TV, London, Viola Davis, Movies, Sweden, Navy, Horror, France, Digital, Los Angeles, Chicago, Britain, Chelsea, TV News, Nazi, Cia


Sparks add Fred Williams, Latricia Trammell to Derek Fisher’s coaching staff

The WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks on Tuesday announced the additions of assistant coaches Fred Williams and Latricia Trammell to the team’s coaching staff, which will be headed next season by former Lakers point guard Derek Fisher, who was hired in December. Williams, who is from Inglewood, served as head coach of the Dallas Wings from 2014 to 2018 before he reportedly was relieved of his coaching duties in August following a postgame altercation with team president and CEO Greg Bibb. Williams bring...
Tags: Colorado, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Williams, Usc, WNBA, Lakers, Sparks, Derek Fisher, Inglewood, Fred, Fisher, Oklahoma City University, Dallas Wings


Margaret Atwood, author of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ to speak, take questions at UC Riverside

Margaret Atwood, the bestselling and critically acclaimed author responsible for works including “The Handmaid’s Tale,” will kick off two weeks of discussions with established and emerging authors at UC Riverside in February. Writers Week will begin with Atwood and program director Tom Lutz, a professor of creative writing at UCR, speaking about her five-decade career, followed by a question-and-answer session. The public can ask questions of Atwood and the 22 other authors who will participate ...
Tags: California, Los Angeles, Sport, Netflix, Soccer, Margaret Atwood, Local News, Hulu, Benton, Gomez, CSUN, University Avenue, UC Riverside, UCR, Atwood, Tom Lutz


Will helping fix the teachers strike help Eric Garcetti become president?

In some potentially important ways, Eric Garcetti’s presidential hopes got a lift Tuesday morning when the Los Angeles mayor helped end the teachers strike in the nation’s second-largest school district. But Garcetti’s role in the settlement between officials of Los Angeles Unified and the teachers union is hardly a springboard to the White House — and it might even have a downside, political observers said in interviews. The pluses are clear for Garcetti, who is thought to be preparing to launc...
Tags: New York, Washington Post, Washington, White House, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, University Of Virginia, Donald Trump, Eric Garcetti, Michael Bloomberg, City Hall, Democratic, U S Senate, HARRIS


Lakers enthusiastic about Rajon Rondo possibly returning Thursday

LOS ANGELES — Last week as the Lakers prepared to take on Oklahoma City, Moe Wagner and Svi Mykhailiuk found themselves on their heels against a near-unstoppable opponent. Rajon Rondo, still with a wrap around his right middle and ring fingers, was destroying them in a two-on-two scrimmage with Ivica Zubac, running a devastating pick-and-roll. “C’mon, guard him!” Wagner shouted at Mykhailiuk after Rondo had passed for a Zubac dunk. “He’s only got one [expletive] hand!” In the event Rondo can pla...
Tags: Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Lebron James, Minnesota Timberwolves, Houston Rockets, Rajon Rondo, Golden State Warriors, Ball, Warriors, James, Lakers, Oklahoma City, Klay Thompson


Athletics claim RHP Parker Bridwell off waivers from Angels

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have claimed right-hander Parker Bridwell off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels. The 27-year-old Bridwell went 1-0 with a 17.55 ERA in five games with the Angels last season. He was 1-1 with an 8.68 ERA in six starts at Triple-A Salt Lake. He missed four months over […]
Tags: News, Angels, Sports, Los Angeles, Ap, Oakland Athletics, Oakland Calif, Bridwell, Parker Bridwell


Snowball the poodle dies after inspiring movement to stop spaying pregnant dogs at shelters

Snowball, the poodle mix that inspired a movement to stop animal shelters from spaying pregnant dogs before they give birth, died at the South Los Angeles pound before she could deliver her pups. As L.A. animal services commissioners listened to impassioned pleas Tuesday for and against a change in city policy, General Manager Brenda Barnette announced that the pregnant poodle-Bichon mix who propelled “Snowball’s Law” had been unwell and didn’t survive, despite CPR efforts to save her. Snowball ...
Tags: News, Law, Dogs, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Mommy, Orange County, Animal Shelters, Snowball, Southern California, South Los Angeles, Fullerton, Barnette, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR



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