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Michael Bloomberg-photographer: Gage Skidmore

Bloomberg On Health Care: Translating His Mayoral Record To The National Stage

Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has spent more than $200 million arguing that he should be the Democratic...
Smoking a cigarette

Readers And Tweeters Fired Up Over Employer’s No-Nicotine Policy

Letters to the Editor is a periodic feature. We welcome all comments and will publish a selection. We edit for length and clarity and require full...
Cracks are seen in the street next to Trona Community Church after a powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake broke, triggered by a 6.4 the previous day, near the epicenter in Trona, California

3.6 Earthquake Rattles San Fernando Valley, No Damage, Injuries Reported

GRANADA HILLS (CNS) - Firefighters and police officers fanned out across Los Angeles this morning after an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude...
The Hollywood Sign - Everystockphoto: Photographer Christian Haugen

Q4 Film Production In LA Declined 5% Compared To Record 2018 Says FilmLA

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A seasonal increase across several film production categories arrived too late to satisfy FilmLA's high expectations for 2019,...
Hollywood Star - Movie Actor - Photographer Xurble

International Recording Artist Andy Madadian To Receive Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) - A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame will be unveiled today honoring international recording artist Andy Madadian in...
Grand Parents

What The 2020s Have In Store For Aging Boomers

Within 10 years, all of the nation’s 74 million baby boomers will be 65 or older. The most senior among them will be on...
The Oscar Statue - Photographer: Walt Disney Television

Oscars Announced: `Joker,’ `The Irishman,’ `1917′ Among Top Oscar Nominees

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Powered by Joaquin Phoenix's gritty lead performance, ``Joker'' earned a leading 11 nominations today for the 92nd Academy...
Police Line

Beverly Hills Police Catch Robbery Suspect After Nearly Three-Hour Search

BEVERLY HILLS (CNS) - Police today released the name of a 23-year-old ex-felon who was arrested after officers in Beverly Hills searched...
Critics Choice Awards

`The Irishman’ Leads Nominees Heading into Critics Choice Awards

SANTA MONICA (CNS) - Just hours before Oscar nominations are announced, the 25th annual Critics Choice Awards will be presented toht in...
Attorney Eric Early

“Impeach Adam Schiff” Rally Today in Hollywood, Held By Candidate Eric Early

Congressional Candidate and Attorney Eric Early is holding an "Impeach Schiff and Elect Eric Early 2020" rally in Hollywood today at the...
California Real ID DMV

California DMV Real ID Deadline is October 21, 2020

What Is REAL ID? The federal REAL ID Act places new rules on which forms of identification may be used to board flights within the United States (U.S.) and enter secure federal facilities, such as military bases, federal courthouses, and other federal facilities.  A California issued REAL ID driver license or identification card meets these [...]
Amtrak San Diego Route

Rail Shutdown – Rail Lines from Oceanside to San Diego Closed All Weekend

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The entire passenger and freight rail line between Oceanside and San Diego will be closed at midnight and...
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Blac Chyna Ordered To Resume Answering Deposition Questions

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A judge ruled today that the mother of Rob Kardashian's toddler-aged daughter must submit to additional deposition questions...

BIRDS OF PREY – Official Trailer 2 In Theaters February 7, 2020

You ever hear the one about the cop, the songbird, the psycho and the mafia princess? “Birds of Prey (And the...
Now Leaving California Sign

For the First Time Since 2010: More People Leave California Than Move To Golden...

California is on track to lose roughly 40,000 people when the population is counted for the next census, yet another sign the...
Marijuana, Cannabis - Markian Hawryluk/KHN

Deputies Seized 233 Tons of Marijuana from Illegal Grows in Hemet in 2019

HEMET (CNS) - Sheriff's officials today said they seized 233 tons of marijuana in 2019 as a result of their yearlong effort...
Ricky Gervais - Golden Globes 2020

‘1917,’ ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Top Golden Globes

BEVERLY HILLS (CNS) - The World War I drama 1917'' and writer-director Quentin Tarantino's period pieceOnce Upon a Time in Hollywood'' scored...
Camp Pendleton

Military Bases Miramar & Camp Pendleton Tighten Security at Entry Gates

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Military bases throughout San Diego County have instituted heightened security measures and warned of increased entry gate delays,...
Qasem Soleimani Car Caravan After US Drone Strike - Twitter

Demonstrators Rally in L.A. Calling For U.S. Pullout in Middle East After Execution of...

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Anti-war activists and their supporters staged a demonstration in downtown Los Angeles today to voice their opposition to...
Golden Globe Awards-Photographer: Joe Shlabotnik

Complete List of Nominations For The 77th Golden Globes, To Be Presented Sunday Night...

Here is a complete list of nominations for the 77th Golden Globes, which will be presented Sunday night at the Beverly...
Golden Globe Awards-Photographer: Joe Shlabotnik

Some Streets Around Beverly Hilton Closed For Golden Globe Awards

BEVERLY HILLS (CNS) - The Golden Globe Awards aren't until Sunday, but motorists have already encountered street closures near the Beverly Hilton,...
Children - Salvationarmyusa.org

Watch: Behind The Troubling Rise Of Uninsured American Kids

By Sarah Varney January 3, 2020 More than a million fewer children receive public health insurance now than in December 2017. In some cases, their...

TENET – Official Movie Trailer – In Theaters July 17, 2020

This thriller was written and directed by Christopher Nolan.
1963 Rose Bowl - Everystockphoto: Photographer uwdigitalcollections

Wisconsin To Face Oregon in Rose Bowl

PASADENA (CNS) - Wisconsin will face Oregon in the 106th Rose Bowl today in a game featuring college football's best running back...

Wonder Woman 1984 – Official Movie Trailer – In Theaters On June 5, 2020

A new era of wonder begins. #WW84 in theaters June 5. www.wonderwomanfilm.com https://www.instagram.com/wonderwoman... https://twitter.com/WonderWomanFilm...

IN THE HEIGHTS – Official Movie Trailer – In Theaters June 26, 2020

Turn up the volume on your dreams. #InTheHeightsMovie, only in theaters 2020. https://www.tiktok.com/@InTheHeightsM... http://www.facebook.com/InTheHeightsM... http://twitter.com/InTheHeights http://www.instagram.com/InTheHeights... http://www.intheheights-movie.com ...
US House of Representatives - House Rostrum

California On Track To Lose Congressional Seat

New early data from the 2020 U.S. Census is showing that California may lose a Congressional seat.Axios reported:"California is projected to lose...
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California Highway Patrol Ford Interceptor Utility

CHP Stops Attempted Freeway Takeover in Orange County; Six Vehicles Impounded

ANAHEIM (CNS) - The California Highway Patrol impounded six vehicles this morning after breaking up an attempted street takeover, possibly for racing,...
1963 Rose Bowl - Everystockphoto: Photographer uwdigitalcollections

Wisconsin Badgers to Participate in Lawry’s Beef Bowl Today Before Rose Bowl Game

BEVERLY HILLS (CNS) - Wisconsin will participate in Lawry's Beef Bowl in Beverly Hills today, one day after its opponent in Wednesday's...
Start of a Horse Race -Photographer: Rennett Stowe

Santa Anita Park’s Latest Season Set to Begin Amid Protest

ARCADIA (CNS) - Santa Anita Park's latest racing season is set to begin today amid criticism by animal-rights activists about the deaths...
Hollywood Sign After Snowfall- Reddit: Posted byu/IJD Northridge

The Hollywood Sign After Snowfall

The Hollywood Sign After Snowfall. Yes it does snow in Southern California Post on Reddit.
Judge Gavel

Judge Rules in Favor of LA Candidate Rossi in DA Race Ballot Designation Spat

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A judge ruled today that a candidate for district attorney lawfully listed ``public defender, federal'' as her ballot...
Christmas Tree

What To Do With That Christmas Tree? Consider Recycling

Below is information for Los Angeles and San Diego for Tree Recycling. LOS ANGELES (CNS) - OK, Christmas is...
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The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow in SoCal – Weekend Forecast

Below is the detailed weather forecast as provided by the National Weather Service for Southern California December 2019 Los...
Rain - Everystockphoto: Photographer JNovak

National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard – Winter Storm Warning!

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 AM THURSDAY FOR SEVERAL SoCal COUNTIES

THE Best Christmas Movie: Dylan Thomas “A Child’s Christmas in Wales

"A Child's Christmas in Wales" takes you on a lyrical journey into the heart of an old man, a journey back...
Children - Salvationarmyusa.org

Yes, There Are Hungry Children. Give to the Salvation Army

I believe they are best charity by far to help those in need. Do what you can throughout the...
Rain - Everystockphoto: Photographer JNovak

SoCal Rain Pauses, Coming Back Again Christmas Evening – Detailed Forecast

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Southern California will catch a break today from the weather, but a cold strong storm with the potential...
Homeless in Los Angeles

Modular Homeless Shelter to Open in Long Beach in June

LONG BEACH (CNS) - A year-round homeless shelter and service center in North Long Beach is scheduled to open in June.
FBI

SoCal Operator of Sleep Study Centers Sentenced in Fraud Case

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - An operator of Southland sleep study facilities was sentenced to more than two years in prison for scheming...
CHP Sobriety (DUI) Checkpoint

CHP’s 30-Hour Christmas DUI Crackdown Begins Tomorrow Night

Southern California (CNS) - California Highway Patrol officers in the will deploy in strength tomorrow night and through Wednesday for the agency's...
Bernie Sanders & Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Bernie Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez Rally in Venice Today

VENICE (CNS) - Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was joined by New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at a beachside rally at Windward Plaza...
San-Diego-HDR - Everystockphoto: Photographer peasap

Judge Rules San Diego Hotel Tax Ballot Measure Summary is Not Misleading

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A judge ruled today that a San Diego ballot measure summary regarding a 2020 initiative to raise hotel...
Homeless in Los Angeles

Initiative To Provide Help For the Homeless Cleared for Signature Gathering

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Backers of an initiative its author says would provide help for homeless individuals and ``greatly reduce nuisance behavior...

Do You Have a ‘Killer’ Christmas Tree?

In light of fatal fires involving Christmas trees and holiday decorations, the Los Angeles Fire Department reminds you: "It...
Belgium Flag - Everystockphoto: Photographer historic.brussels

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WATCH LIVE: The Loyola Democratic Debate

WATCH LIVE: The PBS NewsHour/POLITICO Democratic Debate
Grand Parents

Parenting Your Aging Parents When They Don’t Want Help

David Solie’s 89-year-old mother, Carol, was unyielding. “No, I will not move,” she told her son every time he suggested that she leave her...
Department of Justice

Former Employment Development Department Employee Pleads Guilty to Benefits Fraud Scheme

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Pamela Emanuel, 59, of San Jose, pleaded guilty today for her role in a scheme to defraud the state...
FBI

East Bay Residents Sentenced In Scheme To Sell Fraudulent Financial Instruments

OAKLAND - Sharon Ringgenberg was sentenced to 15 months in prison for her role in a scheme to commit wire fraud, announced...
Los Alimitos Race Track

Two Horses Die in First Race at Los Alamitos Race Track

LOS ALAMITOS (CNS) - Two horses died after the first race at Los Alamitos Race Course today, adding to the death toll...

The Health Care Promises We Cannot Keep

It was a promise Matt Perrin wasn’t able to keep. “I’ll never take away your independence,” he’d told his mother, Rosemary, then 71, who lived...
Judge Gavel

Update on Former Los Angeles County Tax Assessor John Noguez & Associates Charged With...

We were live at the court hearing today. Check out the video below for the full details: https://www.facebook.com/markpmeuser/videos/445995049619287/
FBI

California CEO and Seven Others Charged in Multi-Million Dollar Conduit Campaign Contribution Case

Ahmad “Andy” Khawaja, a Lebanese-American and the CEO of an online payment processing company called Allied Wallet Inc., conspired with George Nader,...
Western States Earthquake Activity

3.0 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes San Pedro

SAN PEDRO, CA — An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.0 has struck about 13 miles south of San Pedro, according to...
Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer Prize Expands To Include Audio Reporting

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Pulitzer Prize Board announced in New York a new journalism prize category for the 2020 prize cycle:...

Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

Happy Friday! Hope everyone had a lovely, restful Thanksgiving. And here’s your periodic (and I’m sure very appreciated and not at all tiresome) reminder...

Harrison Ford in THE CALL of the WILD – Movie Trailer, In Theaters February...

Adapted from the beloved literary classic, THE CALL OF THE WILD vividly brings to the screen the story of Buck, a big-hearted...

As His Wife’s Caregiver, A Doctor Discovers What’s Missing At Health Care’s Core

Caring for someone with a serious illness stretches people spiritually and emotionally, often beyond what they might have thought possible. Dr. Arthur Kleinman, a professor...
Elon Musk - Everystockphoto: Photographer b_d_solis

Elon Musk Apologizes from Witness Stand to Man He Called a `Pedo Guy’

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Billionaire Tesla CEO Elon Musk took the witness stand today in downtown Los Angeles and apologized to the...
Moving

Another Major Company Leaves California – Charles Schwab Moving Headquarters To Texas

Buried at the bottom of a press release issued Thanksgiving week Charles Schwab announced they are moving their San Francisco Headquarters to...
Tsunami Inundation Maps

Official Tsunami Inundation Maps for California

Maps by County Below are listed links to Tsunami Inundation Maps by California County Compiled by the California...
Earthquake Fault

California Earthquake Fault Activity Map of California 2010

The California Department of Conservation has an excellent map of California Earthquake faults. See the bottom of this page for a...
Crack in Hill Behind La Purisima Mission Site Santa Barbara County

The Great 1812 Santa Barbara Earthquake and Tsunami

An incredible history of the 1812 Santa Barbara earthquake and tsunami has been assemble here on the UCSB University of Santa Barbara...
Crescent City Harbor after 2011 Tsuanmi - Photo Credit Rick Wilson

Tsunami Risks To Costal Marinas and Boat Docks

The California Department of Conservation has great information on Tsunami risks to coastal marinas. Research indicates that a large...
Go Bag - Everystockphoto: Photographer Okaggi

How to Prepare for a Tsunami

California Department of Conservation outlines how to prepare for a Tsunami. Education and preparation are the best ways to...
California Coast - Everystockphoto: Photographer Ted

Sources of Tsunamis That Might affect California

California Department of Conservation has additional information on California Tsunamis. More than eighty tsunamis have been observed or recorded...
Tsunami Aftermath - Everystockphoto: Photographer sarvodaya.org

Tsunami Warning Signs

The California Department of Conservation list the Tsunami Warning Signs as follows: Very strong ground shaking along the coast...
Santa Cruz California Harbor Tsunami 2011

What is a Tsunami?

The California Department of Conservation has the following definition of a Tsunami: A tsunami is a wave, or series of waves, generated...

Significant California Earthquakes 1700 – 2019

The California Department of Conservation has a consolidated listing of Significant California Earthquakes. The information below was sourced from https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Pages/Earthquakes/eq_chron.aspx...
USGS Earthquake Starts Tsunami

List of Historic California Tsunamis: 1812 – 2012

The table below shows data from some of the tsunamis recorded in central and southern California from 1812 to 2012(Source: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/nndc/servlet/ShowDatasets).

‘An Arm And A Leg’: A La ‘Hamilton,’ Revue Takes On History Of Health...

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen. About This Podcast Health care — and how much it costs — is scary. But you’re not alone...

KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: How’s That Open Enrollment Going?

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. Open enrollment for 2020 health coverage under the Affordable Care Act is halfway over. So...
Joe Biden

Did Joe Biden Overstate Democratic Voters’ Opposition To ‘Medicare For All’?

When the subject of “Medicare for All” came up during the Democratic debate last week, former Vice President Joe Biden claimed that the majority...

Nothing To Sneeze At: The $2,659 Bill To Pluck Doll’s Shoe From Child’s Nostril

Markian Hawryluk Photos by Heidi de Marco It was supposed to be a fun evening out for Katy and Michael Branson. But their 3-year-old daughter, Lucy,...

A Young Immigrant Has Mental Illness, And That’s Raising His Risk Of Deportation

Christine Herman, Side Effects Public Media When José moved his family to the United States from Mexico nearly two decades ago, he had hopes of...

UVA Doctors Decry Aggressive Billing Practices By Their Own Hospital

Prominent doctors at UVA Health System are expressing public outrage at their employer’s practices to collect unpaid medical debt from its patients. A Kaiser Health...

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