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Case Dismissed Against Man Accused of Stealing Frances McDormand’s Oscar

The criminal case against a man accused of stealing actress Frances McDormand's Oscar from a table at the Governors Ball after the 2018 Academy Awards was dismissed Tuesday.

UC Irvine Tops National List of Best College Values

When it comes to best bang for the buck in higher education, UC Irvine is tops in the nation, according to rankings released Monday by Money magazine.

Dodgers Preliminary 2020 Schedule Announced

The Los Angeles Dodgers will begin the 2020 season by playing host to the San Francisco Giants March 26 at Dodger Stadium, according to the preliminary schedule announced Monday by Major League Baseball.

Ex-Tinder Marketing VP Sues Dating App, Former CEO in L.A.

A former executive at dating site Tinder is suing the West Hollywood-based company and its ex-chief executive, alleging he assaulted her and the company wrongfully fired her, according to court papers obtained Tuesday.

L.A. Animal Board to Weigh Horse Racing Ban

The Los Angeles Board of Animal Services will consider a motion Tuesday recommending that the city go on record as supporting a ban on all activities related to horse racing.

Dodgers to Unveil Plans for a Renovated Dodger Stadium

The Dodgers Tuesday will unveil plans for a $100 million renovation of Dodger Stadium that will provide a new center field plaza as well as elevators and bridges that will connect the outfield pavilions to the rest of the stadium, a newspaper reported.

Horace Mann Elementary School Celebrates 90th Anniversary

Horace Mann Elementary School is celebrating its 90th anniversary with a host of events scheduled throughout this school year. An alumni celebration took place last weekend, and a week-long multicultural celebration which begins Oct. 14 is another highlight of the scheduled events.

Another OC School Linked to Nazi Salute Scandal

Garden Grove Unified School District officials Monday condemned a video that made the rounds on social media showing members of the Pacifica High School boys' water polo team making a Nazi salute and singing a propaganda song.

Ethics Commission Fines Former L.A. Planning Director More Than $280,000

 A former Los Angeles planning director was fined more than $281,000 by the city's Ethics Commission Tuesday for doing prohibited consulting work for developers shortly after leaving his municipal job.

Case Dismissed Against Man Accused of Stealing Frances McDormand’s Oscar

The criminal case against a man accused of stealing actress Frances McDormand's Oscar from a table at the Governors Ball after the 2018 Academy Awards was dismissed Tuesday.

UC Irvine Tops National List of Best College Values

When it comes to best bang for the buck in higher education, UC Irvine is tops in the nation, according to rankings released Monday by Money magazine.

Judge Denies City of Los Angeles Request to Toss NRA Lawsuit

A federal judge Monday denied a request by the city of Los Angeles to dismiss a National Rifle Association lawsuit challenging a new law requiring city contractors to disclose any ties they have to the gun- rights group.

Los Angeles County Cancels Jail Contract

Criminal justice advocates celebrated Tuesday and Sheriff Alex Villanueva warned of potentially deadly consequences as the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to cancel a $1.7 billion contract for a downtown mental health treatment center to replace Men's Central Jail.

Dodgers Preliminary 2020 Schedule Announced

The Los Angeles Dodgers will begin the 2020 season by playing host to the San Francisco Giants March 26 at Dodger Stadium, according to the preliminary schedule announced Monday by Major League Baseball.

Ex-Tinder Marketing VP Sues Dating App, Former CEO in L.A.

A former executive at dating site Tinder is suing the West Hollywood-based company and its ex-chief executive, alleging he assaulted her and the company wrongfully fired her, according to court papers obtained Tuesday.

SpaceX Looks to Launch Israeli Communications Satellite

Hawthorne-based SpaceX will attempt to launch an Israeli communications satellite into orbit Tuesday from Cape Canaveral.
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