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Daylight Saving Time: ‘Even the cows don’t like it,’ says state senator trying to eliminate it

Washington state lawmakers are once again considering a bill to exempt Washington state from Daylight Saving Time. Here's why one sponsor thinks it will succeed this time.
Tags: Health, Wellness, Weather, News, Washington, Life, Lifestyle, Agriculture, Local Politics, Local News, Northwest, Puget Sound


LAUSD teachers strike, Day 9: Negotiators work through the night, and joint news conference is sign of hope

A joint news conference set for Tuesday morning sparked hope that the Los Angeles Unified School District teachers strike could be coming to an end. LA Mayor Eric Garcetti, LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner and United Teachers Los Angeles President Alex Caputo-Pearl were slated to appear together at 9:30 a.m. at City Hall. The fact that both sides are appearing together could be a sign that an agreement ending the walkout — which is entering its ninth day — is at hand. Negotiations on the L...
Tags: News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Eric Garcetti, City Hall, Garcetti, United Teachers Los Angeles, Austin Beutner, Alex Caputo Pearl, Beutner, UTLA, Top Stories LADN


Student Voices: Storytelling shouldn’t be confined to the humanities

Stories are what stick and enable us to make connections to the work we do. That's why every student should take a class on storytelling, regardless of major or discipline, UW student Aleenah Ansari writes.
Tags: News, Education, Local News, Education Lab, Aleenah Ansari


Seattle-area residents least likely in nation to give their neighborhoods top marks

How would you rank your neighborhood on a scale from one to ten? The HUD-sponsored American Housing Survey asked just that. It's a very subjective question. Maybe we don't like to brag — or maybe we just like to complain.
Tags: News, Data, Hud, Seattle, Local News, American Housing Survey


Thought for the day, Jan. 22, 2019

Lord Byron, about 1813. (Painting by Thomas Phillips/public domain) Lord Byron (George Gordon Byron), English poet “Oh that the desert were my dwelling-place/With one fair spirit for my minister/That I might all forget the human race/And hating no one, love but only her!/There is pleasure in the pathless woods/There is rapture on the lonely shore/There is society where none intrudes/By the deep Sea/music in its roar/I love not Man less/but Nature more.” (from “Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage,”...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Local News, Byron, San Fernando Valley, Childe Harold, Thought For The Day, Thomas Phillips, Byron George Gordon Byron English


Decade of heavy storms has helped Northwest glaciers, but don’t expect that to last, studies show

A first-of-its-kind survey shows just how much the region's glaciers have melted over the past decades as the climate warms. It also shows how changes in atmospheric patterns may have masked how bad it could get.
Tags: News, Environment, Local News


Police investigate threatening phone calls made to at least three child care centers in Edmonds

The man made contact with at least three different facilities and threatened to shoot children, an Edmonds police officer said.
Tags: Crime, News, Local News, Northwest, Puget Sound, Edmonds


Back to the picket lines: As week 2 begins, LAUSD parents and teachers hope for a deal as strike’s end hangs in balance

The rains that drenched Los Angeles just days ago were nowhere to be found Monday, but an end to the massive teacher strike shaking the region remained elusive as tens of thousands of teachers geared up to hit the picket lines for a second week. Many teachers and parents were hoping for a deal by the weekend’s end and a return to classrooms Tuesday, as district and union negotiators underwent a marathon of closed-door bargaining sessions at L.A. City Hall. But even as teachers stayed away from ...
Tags: News, Education, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Martin Luther King Jr, City Hall, Northridge, San Fernando Valley, Garcetti, Ayala, United Teachers Los Angeles, Austin Beutner, Pacoima


Police search for third suspect in Bellevue and Burien armed robberies

A Bellevue Police Department spokesman said the third suspect hasn't been identified. Two other suspects, both 16 years old, were taken into custody Sunday evening.
Tags: Crime, News, Bellevue, Local News, Northwest, Puget Sound, Burien, Bellevue Police Department


San Fernando Valley’s unsung heroes honored at Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast

The Martin Luther King Day Community Breakfast at the Boys & Girls Club in Pacoima Monday, January 21, 2019. The breakfast titled “The Color of Unity” featured elected officials, the El Camino Real Step team and a full breakfast. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) NIcole Chase speaks on behalf of her father, Leroy Chase, after receiving an award for his service to the community at the Martin Luther King Day Community Breakfast at the Boys & Girls Club in Pacoima Monday, J...
Tags: News, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Chase, Local News, Eric Garcetti, Rev Martin Luther King, San Fernando Valley, Boys Girls Club, Los Angeles Daily News, PTA, Alex Padilla, David Crane, Pacoima


With the LAUSD strike ongoing, these teachers and principals find common cause making music ‘for the kids’

Through the weekend, bargaining teams of LA Unified and teachers union UTLA were hard at work in negotiation sessions, trying to end a teachers strike that has pitted educators against administration personnel in the nation’s second largest district. But those divides didn’t stop a band comprised of teachers and administrators at Mulhulland Middle School in Lake Balboa from getting together on Sunday for a three hour-band practice. The group of eight – two principals and six teachers – have a sh...
Tags: News, Education, Kentucky, Sport, Soccer, Bruno Mars, Lausd, Local News, Justin Timberlake, Solidarity, San Fernando Valley, Garcetti, Vallone, Vanowen Street, UTLA, LA Unified


How LA Metro might close the funding gap for the Gold Line foothill extension to Pomona and beyond

In order to squeeze enough funding to construct the foothill Gold Line light-rail extension from Azusa to Pomona, LA Metro has proposed skimming regional dollars slated for bus improvements and siphoning transportation dollars from cities along the route. The funding plan was approved Thursday by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Construction Committee, despite strong objections raised by representatives from San Dimas and Claremont, who said Metro should pay for the...
Tags: Transportation, News, White House, Environment, Sport, Soccer, Warner, Local News, Authority, Southern California, Metro, Pomona, Valley, Montclair, Azusa, Claremont


Thousands march in Seattle to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Thousands of marchers gathered at Garfield High School and marched downtown Monday to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. Here's a look at scenes from the march.
Tags: News, Seattle, Local News, Martin Luther King Jr, Garfield High School


Mass honors legacy of Martin Luther King at Los Angeles’ Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

A procession begins the service during the Annual Memorial Mass honoring the life and mission of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Monday, January 21 at 2:30 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, 555 W.Temple St., in Los Angeles. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) A procession begins the service during the Annual Memorial Mass honoring the life and mission of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Monday, January 21 at 2:30 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, 555 W.Temple S...
Tags: News, Religion, Angels, Uncategorized, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Martin Luther King, Martin Luther King Jr, Los Angeles Daily News, Jose H Gomez, Joseph V Brennan, Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles Photo


As LA gears up for this week’s homeless count, the San Fernando Valley continues to grapple with a crisis

Los Angeles County’s three-night homeless count will launch Tuesday evening, with volunteers heading out to tally encampments throughout the region, starting in communities like the San Fernando Valley. Volunteers will be deployed from nearly 30 different locations throughout the Valley — including Chatsworth, Reseda, Encino, North Hollywood, Tujunga, Van Nuys and North Hills — to conduct the now annual census of a problem that has persisted in many communities in the area. While homelessness la...
Tags: La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Homeless, Local News, Harbor, Providence, Porter Ranch, Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, Valley, South Bay, San Fernando, LA County


Man suspected of killing Irvine scientist at Malibu Creek State Park is set to answer charges

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials shared this image of the arrest of Anthony Rauda, 42, in Malibu Creek State Park on Oct. 10, 2018. Detectives believe Rauda, a parolee with a history of weapons violations, is the suspect in a string of burglaries in Calabasas and unincorporated areas around the wilderness park. (Josh Cain/SCNG staff) VAN NUYS — A man accused of killing a research scientist who was camping with his two young daughters last June in Malibu Creek State Park is set...
Tags: News, Shooting, La, Tesla, Sport, Soccer, Homicide, Allergan, Local News, Los Angeles County, Irvine, Palmdale, Van Nuys, Calabasas, Los Angeles County Sheriff s Department, Tristan


Man suspected of killing Irvine father at Malibu Creek State Park is set to answer charges

VAN NUYS — A man accused of killing a research scientist who was camping with his two young daughters last June in Malibu Creek State Park is set to be arraigned Tuesday on murder and other charges. Anthony Rauda, 42, is set to appear in a Van Nuys courtroom and be arraigned on one count of murder, along with 10 counts of attempted murder and five counts of second-degree commercial burglary. The murder charge stems from the shooting death of Irvine resident Tristan Thomas Beaudette while the 35-...
Tags: News, Shooting, La, Tesla, Sport, Soccer, Homicide, Allergan, Local News, Los Angeles County, Irvine, Palmdale, Van Nuys, Calabasas, Los Angeles County Sheriff s Department, Tristan


Teen shot at Walmart in Renton was a ‘good kid’ and father of two, grandmother says

The shooting followed some sort of altercation inside a car. Police were still investigating Monday and had few details and no suspects.
Tags: Crime, News, Walmart, Local News, RENTON


Missing hiker turns up in Los Angeles

The search for a 64-year-old hiker who went missing in the Angeles National Forest over the weekend ended Monday when rescuers found out the man had hitchhiked to Los Angeles, a sheriff’s official said. The man and his son were hiking from the trailhead around the Angeles Crest Highway and Mount Wilson Road on Sunday, said sheriff’s Lt. Mark Lopez. “The son wanted to hike higher, and Dad said he’d meet him back at the car at the bottom,” Lopez said. The son contacted the Sheriff’s Department abo...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Wisconsin, Local News, Dad, Northern California, Missing Persons, Saugus, Department, Lopez, Manhattan Beach, LA County, San Dimas, Angeles Crest Highway


Angeles National Forest hiker missing for 2nd day

ALTADENA — A search resumed after daybreak Monday for a 58-year-old man who became separated from his adult son during a hike in the Red Box Trail area north of Altadena, authorities said. The men were hiking in the trailhead around the Angeles Crest Highway and Mount Wilson Road on Sunday, Lt. Mark Lopez of the Crescenta Valley sheriff’s station said. “The son wanted to hike higher, and dad said he’d meet him back at the car at the bottom,” Lopez said. The son contacted the sheriff’s department...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Wisconsin, Local News, Missing Persons, Saugus, Altadena, Lopez, Manhattan Beach, Crescenta Valley, LA County, Angeles Crest Highway, Mark Lopez, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories SGVT


Boxer Manny Pacquiao’s LA home reportedly burglarized after fight

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles police Monday were investigating a burglary at a house reportedly belonging to boxer Manny Pacquiao. The burglary was reported about 4:15 p.m. Sunday on the 500 block of North Plymouth Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. According to police, suspects entered the location, ransacked the residence and fled with undisclosed property. Police did not confirm that Pacquiao lived at the residence. It was unclear if anyone was home at the time of the burg...
Tags: News, La, Sports, Burglary, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Boxing, Manny Pacquiao, Las Vegas, Local News, Pacquiao, Los Angeles Police Department, Adrien Broner, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR


On 10 Freeway, cheaters and solo drivers clogging ExpressLanes may prompt big changes from Metro

To reduce traffic, LA Metro has tried costly freeway lane additions, building more carpool lanes and converting HOV lanes into toll lanes. Some changes have worked for a short while but ultimately, like new lanes on the 405 Freeway, traffic flow returns to gridlock status with commuters languishing in what Los Angeles Mayor and Metro board member Eric Garcetti calls “soul-stealing commutes.” On Thursday, Jan. 24, the Metro board will vote on development of a pilot program that will allow only fi...
Tags: News, Environment, Los Angeles, Sport, Traffic, Soccer, Air Pollution, Local News, Eric Garcetti, Metro, Campbell, Los Angeles County, South Los Angeles, Hilda Solis, West LA, Baldwin Park


High winds, cold temperatures hit Southern California

LOS ANGELES — Strong winds will whip across Southern California Monday and winter weather conditions will prevail in the San Gabriel Mountains, making travel highly challenging, the National Weather Service said. A wind advisory that took effect at 10 p.m. Sunday will be in force until noon Wednesday in the San Gabriel Mountains and the Santa Clarita Valley; from 4 p.m. Monday until noon Wednesday in the Santa Monica Mountains Recreational Area and the San Fernando Valley; and from 4 a.m. until...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Santiago, Long Beach, CalTrans, Pasadena, Local News, Orange County, Riverside County, Nws, Southern California


Bright lights, dark city: Lingering downtown decorations ease the winter gloom

I'm noticing more decorative lights than in years past, and they make Seattle so much more welcoming.
Tags: News, Seattle, Local News, Northwest


With hate crimes on the rise, Seattle area teens practice safe intervention against bullying

Some of the teenagers participated in forming a so-called hassle line, a practice that dates back to the Civil Rights Movement era.
Tags: News, Education, Seattle, Local News, Civil rights movement, Northwest


Gov. Jay Inslee faces mixed reception from New Hampshire Democrats ahead of visit

The visit is a chance for Inslee to draw attention to his proto-candidacy — and his case that the Democratic Party must nominate a presidential candidate, who, as he wrote in a Washington Post Op-Ed published Thursday, "will put fighting climate change at the top of the agenda."
Tags: News, New Hampshire, Local Politics, Local News, Northwest, Democratic Party, Inslee, Jay Inslee, Nation & World Politics, Washington Post Op Ed


Former Olympian John Carlos raised a gloved fist for justice 50 years ago, but his act should inspire us all today

John Carlos, visiting Bellevue for its Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration, reflects on today's racial injustices — some of the same issues he and teammate Tommie Smith protested with a Black Power salute on the victory stand at the 1968 Summer Olympics.
Tags: News, Sports, Olympics, Bellevue, Local News, Martin Luther King Jr, Northwest, Eastside, Tommie Smith, John Carlos, Black Power


LAUSD teachers strike, Day 8: Could it be wrapped up by Tuesday?

The lights are on at LA City Hall late Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, as LAUSD and UTLA negotiators work through the night in an effort to end the teacher strike. (Photo by Bradley Bermont/Special to the Los Angeles Daily News) LOS ANGELES — Representatives of the Los Angeles teachers union and Los Angeles Unified School District officials negotiated overnight at City Hall into Monday on the eighth day of a teachers strike, with classes set to resume Tuesday, though maybe still without teachers. Sun...
Tags: News, Education, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Eric Garcetti, City Hall, Daily News, San Fernando Valley, Garcetti, Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles Daily News, United Teachers Los Angeles, Austin Beutner


Thought for the day, Jan. 21, 2019

Martin Luther King Jr., 1964, (Nobel Foundation/public domain) Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights leader and clergyman “Let us not wallow in the valley of despair. I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream. I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are ...
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$3M awarded to children molested by ‘psychopath’ foster child placed by state with Island County family

The settlement comes in a lawsuit that alleged the state withheld the extent of a 12-year-old foster child's violent behavior, including a diagnosis of psychosis, from the family who adopted him. The boy molested three children in the home.
Tags: Crime, News, Local News, Northwest, Island County