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From the Archives: An Eye for Style

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 01:00:00 PST

During his press conference, Blackwell suggested an alternative pink gown, modeled on right. Mr. Blackwell, born Richard Sylvan Selzer, became a household name from the 1960s to the '80s with his finger-wagging fashion reports.

In 1968, Mr. Blackwell described Broadway singer Carol Channing as...

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Hudson’s Bay faces Canadian protest over selling Ivanka Trump merchandise

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 01:00:00 PST

A group calling themselves the “Peeved Beavers” is gearing up to protest Hudson’s Bay department store’s continued offering of Ivanka Trump’s brand, an escalation of what’s coming to be known online as #Baycott.

The group, an offshoot of the U.S. #GrabYourWallet boycott of retailers selling Ivanka...

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20 killed as explosions target security building in Homs, Syria

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:15:00 PST

Syrian media says multiple explosions have struck a security building in the central city of Homs, inflicting numerous casualties. 

The state-affiliated Ikhbariyeh TV said the blasts Saturday morning were suicide attacks. 

The governor of Homs Province, Talal Barzani, told The Associated Press...

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California officials and the marijuana industry are ready to fight a federal crackdown

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:05:00 PST

Warned of a possible federal crackdown on marijuana, California elected officials and cannabis industry leaders said Friday they were preparing for a potential showdown in the courts and Congress to protect the legalization measure approved by state voters in November.

The flashpoint that set off...

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Counter: The Filipino food movement continues

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:05:00 PST

Los Angeles tends to go through phases when it comes to what we eat. There’s the ongoing Things in a Bowl trend. Vegetables have emerged as the star of most restaurant dishes. And bowls of labneh sprinkled with za’atar don’t seem to be going anywhere soon (let’s cross our fingers that they never...

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Hot Property: It takes money to make money

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:05:00 PST

This week’s offerings remind us that if one buys and holds real estate long enough, there’s money to be made.

We start with a timeless example. How long, you ask? Oh, say close to 50 years. How much, you ask? Nearly $11 million.

At least that’s how a Laguna Beach investment is shaping up for billionaire...

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Everything President Trump has tweeted (and what it was about)

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:32:00 PST

Everything President Trump has tweeted (and what it was about) Feb. 24, 2017, 11:59 p.m. His tweets have the power to shape international relations, send stock prices up - or down - and galvanize the American public. We're watching how Donald Trump is using this platform of unfettered communication...(image)



Trump's day in tweets: Friday, Feb. 24

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 23:59:00 PST

Everything President Trump has tweeted (and what it was about) Feb. 24, 2017, 11:59 p.m. His tweets have the power to shape international relations, send stock prices up - or down - and galvanize the American public. We're watching how Donald Trump is using this platform of unfettered communication...(image)



For the Record

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 23:10:00 PST

“A Man Called Ove”: In the Feb. 24 Calendar Section, a photo caption with an article about the makeup and hair team behind the Oscar-nominated movie “A Man Called Ove” misidentified director Hannes Holm as actor Rolf Lassgård. 

If you believe that we have made an error, or you have questions about...

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Jodie Foster, other celebs urge action at UTA Oscars rally: 'This is our time to resist'

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 23:10:00 PST

Friday afternoon, two days before the 89th Academy Awards ceremony, a star-studded crowd of 1,500 protesters gathered to decry the policies of the Trump administration, spurred on by Oscars-winners, politicians, and activists with a common message: Keep fighting.

“It’s time to show up,” urged Oscar-winning...

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Mater Dei turns back Chino Hills in overtime

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:50:00 PST

Los Angeles is the entertainment capital of the world with its televised car chases, the Oscars, the Grammys and Chino Hills basketball.

By 4:31 p.m. on Friday afternoon, all 10,258 seats at USC’s Galen Center had been sold for a high school basketball doubleheader, proving the Chino Hills effect...

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Man pronounced dead at the Magic Castle in Hollywood

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:45:00 PST

A man was pronounced dead Friday night at the Magic Castle, an exclusive private club in Hollywood that offers fine dining and magic shows.

The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the chateau-style building in the 7000 block of West Franklin Avenue about 7:25 p.m., agency spokeswoman Margaret...

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Boys' basketball: Southern Section semifinal scores and championship pairings

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:27:00 PST

BOYS' BASKETBALL

SOUTHERN SECTION

OPEN DIVISION

Championship semifinals, Friday

Bishop Montgomery 70, Sierra Canyon 63

Mater Dei 83, Chino Hills 80 (OT)

 

Consolation quarterfinals, Friday

Corona Centennial 74, Long Beach Poly 65

Eastvale Roosevelt 75, Oak Park 65

Redondo 85, Santa Margarita 77

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Chris Paul's return not enough to get the Clippers past the Spurs

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:25:00 PST

It was a slow trickle into the postgame interview room after the Clippers lost, 105-97, to the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night at Staples Center.

And even when Clippers Coach Doc Rivers showed up about 25 minutes after the game and Chris Paul about 40 minutes after their second consecutive defeat,...

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Boys' basketball: City playoff results and updated pairings

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:02:00 PST

BOYS' BASKETBALL

CITY

OPEN DIVISION

Semifinals, Saturday at Roybal

#5 Taft vs. #1 Birmingham, 8 p.m.

#3 Westchester vs. #2 Fairfax, 6 p.m.

 

Consolation semifinals, Tuesday, 7 p.m.

#4 Narbonne at #2 Fairfax/#3 Westchester loser

#7 El Camino Real at #1 Birmingham/#5 Taft loser

 

Notes: Championship,...

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Girls' basketball: Friday's City playoff scores and updated pairings

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:59:00 PST

GIRLS' BASKETBALL

CITY

OPEN DIVISION

Semifinals, Saturday at Roybal

#4 Granada Hills at #1 Fairfax, 4 p.m.

#3 El Camino Real at #2 Palisades, 2 p.m.

 

Consolation quarterfinals, Friday

Legacy 58, Eagle Rock 53 (OT)

Narbonne 57, Carson 46

 

Consolation semifinals, Wednesday, 7 p.m.

#8 Legacy at...

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College basketball: California snaps losing streak with easy win over Oregon State

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:55:00 PST

Ivan Rabb scored 16 points with nine rebounds in what might have been his final home game, and California beat Oregon State 76-46 on Friday night. 

Charlie Moore added 11 points, five assists and six rebounds while Sam Singer scored 14 on seven-of-seven shooting as the Golden Bears (19-9, 10-6...

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Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. sees Canelo Alvarez fight as an image changer

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:50:00 PST

For Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., facing Canelo Alvarez with all of Mexico’s attention is an opportunity to cleanse his reputation as a malingerer.

“Winning takes away a lot of that criticism,” Chavez told The Times through an interpreter Friday before his appearance with Alvarez in front of an estimated...

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At Republican state convention, conservative radio host and former Trump critic Hugh Hewitt accentuates the positive

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:40:00 PST

Essential Politics: California Republicans gather for their state convention in Sacramento Feb. 24, 2017, 9:40 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: The California Republican Party will host its convention...(image)



Essential Politics: California Republicans gather for their state convention in Sacramento

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:40:00 PST

Essential Politics: California Republicans gather for their state convention in Sacramento Feb. 24, 2017, 9:40 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: The California Republican Party will host its convention...(image)



NBA roundup: DeMar DeRozan scores 43 points in Raptors' victory over Celtics

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:35:00 PST

DeMar DeRozan scored a career-high 43 points Friday night, and the Toronto Raptors rallied from 17 points down to beat the Boston Celtics, 107-97, in Toronto. 

DeRozan shot 15 for 28 from the field as he surpassed his 42-point effort against Houston on March 30, 2015. His fellow All-Star guard,...

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Boys' basketball: Jordan Schakel leads Bishop Montgomery past Sierra Canyon

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:29:00 PST

Bishop Montgomery (26-2) pulled off the upset on Friday night before a sold-out crowd at Galen Center, knocking off No. 1-seeded Chatsworth Sierra Canyon, 70-63, in the Southern Section Open Division semifinals.

Jordan Schakel scored 15 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, making three consecutive...

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Lakers' Jordan Clarkson takes Magic Johnson's praise to heart

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:15:00 PST

More than once since he first became part of the Lakers organization again, president of basketball operations Magic Johnson has made one thing very clear.

He believes Jordan Clarkson has the potential to be a great defender.

Lakers Coach Luke Walton agrees.

“Coming into training camp [Walton] said...

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Lakers get back to work and lose to the Thunder, 110-93

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:10:00 PST

For a few hours on Friday, the drama of the past week gave way to the part of this the Lakers love.

Actual basketball.

The result wasn’t what they wanted, but some normalcy returned for the Lakers on Friday, after an All-Star break that included a complete restructuring of the front office and...

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Rep. Adam Schiff hosts packed town hall in Glendale on President Trump's travel ban

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:09:00 PST

Essential Politics: California Republicans gather for their state convention in Sacramento Feb. 24, 2017, 9:40 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: The California Republican Party will host its convention...(image)