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Student loan debt relief is scaled back. Who’s affected?

The Biden administration reined in its pledge to forgive up to $20,000 in federal student loans Thursday, narrowing the types of loans eligible for...

Student-loan forgiveness: Don’t fall for these scams

The federal government moves at the pace of cold molasses, so you shouldn’t be surprised that the U.S. Department of Education has yet to...

Arizona Fall League 2022 sleepers

Author: Jim Callis, Sam Dykstra and Jonathan Mayo Published on: 2022-09-29 15:37:10 Click HERE to read the entire MLB story ...

‘Dead for a Dollar’ review: Walter Hill returns to the Old West

Walter Hill started working as a writer and director right around the same time as “New Hollywood” legends Martin Scorsese, Brian De Palma and...

Didar Singh Bains, ‘Peach King’ who built Northern California’s Sikh community, dies

In 1980, Didar Singh Bains pitched a plan for what he hoped would be an annual Sikh parade in his hometown of Yuba City,...

‘The Greatest Beer Run Ever’ review: Zac Efron brings the boys a cold one

For his follow-up feature to the Oscar-winning 2018 film “Green Book,” director Peter Farrelly has turned to a genial true story from the Vietnam...

Los Angeles gas price jumps 15 cents overnight to $6.26 a gallon

Already on the rise, gas prices in Los Angeles jumped another 15 cents over the last 24 hours, according to data from the American...

‘Bros’ review: Self-aware gay rom-com is not above criticism

At the beginning of “Bros,” a popular podcaster named Bobby (Billy Eichner) tells his listeners that he was recently asked for feedback on a...

‘Smile’ review: Horror in the throes of trauma

Writer-director Parker Finn’s feature debut, “Smile,” boasts the thinnest of premises based on a laundry list of horror movie trends and tropes, from the...

Hiltzik: Young people must fight for Social Security benefits

One almost has to admire Republicans for the tenacity and determination with which they keep coming up with new ideas for hobbling Social Security.Just...

My anxiety meter runs hot. VR meditation helped me focus

“You should try meditation.” I heard this often during the worst of the pandemic, when vaccines weren’t available yet, and I was frightened to...

Think retirement is out of reach? Here’s what you need to know

The pandemic caused tectonic shifts in the job market as workers young and old quit and searched for something better — in their work...

Are Calpers, Calstrs, other pension plans headed for crisis?

Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine was shock enough for pension funds holding Russian assets, suddenly worth little.Then, the prolonged conflict and lingering pandemic drove...

CalSavers program: What to know about this retirement plan

Steven Johnson spent 19 years as a minimum wage laborer for a Los Angeles moving company, lifting heavy furniture and suffering three hernias along...

People share their retirement, 401k, social security stories

Retirement: The word conjures up thoughts of relaxing on a tropical beach, playing with grandkids and taking up birdwatching or gardening.But the nature of...

Expansion set for old Hollywood studio amid surging demand for L.A. soundstages

A historic Hollywood studio site where such stars as Rudolph Valentino and Lillian Gish made silent films is poised for a $600-million comeback in...

New California law will require job postings to include salary ranges

Companies with 15 or more employees in California will be required to list salary ranges for all job postings under a law signed by...

How ‘A Better Life’ star Demián Bichir won over Hollywood

Demián Bichir, star of Showtime’s “Let the Right...

Pipeline Prospect Team of the Year for 2022

Author: Jonathan Mayo Published on: 2022-09-28 22:54:00 Click HERE to read the entire MLB story While Triple-A postseason play will carry on through Sunday, the 2022 Minor...

Logan O’Hoppe, Angels’ top prospect, makes Major League debut

Author: Rhett Bollinger Published on: 2022-09-28 18:22:20 Click HERE to read the entire MLB story ANAHEIM -- As the Angels explained it before Tuesday’s series opener against...

Shohei Ohtani’s 200th strikeout of 2022 makes history

Author: Rhett Bollinger Published on: 2022-09-28 17:29:25 Click HERE to read the entire MLB story This story was excerpted from Rhett Bollinger's Angels Beat newsletter. To read...
Real Estate

L.A. moves closer to ending COVID-19 eviction protections

Some of the country’s longest lasting COVID-19 protections against eviction moved closer to ending Wednesday when a Los Angeles City Council committee advanced a...

Newsom signs California farmworker bill he hinted he’d veto

SACRAMENTO —  After previously indicating he might veto the measure, Gov. Gavin Newson signed a new law Wednesday that will make it easier for...

‘Woman King’ true story: Debunking ‘revisionist history’ claims

There’s a quote often attributed to Winston Churchill that asserts history is written by the victors.This idea is what has allowed American students to...

Will ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ storm affect Olivia Wilde’s career?

If you’re a director with a movie about to open in two days, it’s safe to say you don’t want to be answering questions...

Disneyland sells Pirates ride souvenirs for $6,500 apiece

Disneyland fanatics now have the chance to own a piece of the park’s iconic Pirates of the Caribbean ride — for the price...
Real Estate

California allows affordable housing on some commercial properties

In a historic deal between affordable housing groups and labor unions, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed two major bills on Wednesday to convert underutilized...

‘Argentina, 1985’ review: Ordinary people seek justice

Films about important historical moments are often marked by a heavy solemnity, a sometimes suffocating respectfulness that can make one forget that these events...
Business & Finance

In protests over death of Mahsa Amini, internet is key to planning. Can Iran...

TEHRAN —  Iran’s anti-government protests, which were sparked by the death of a young woman in police custody, have gone viral, and then some.The...

Craig Kimbrel walks in winning run vs. Padres

Author: Juan Toribio Published on: 2022-09-28 00:48:15 Click HERE to read the entire MLB story ...

Jo Adell drives in go-ahead run, makes great catch at wall

Author: Rhett Bollinger Published on: 2022-09-27 23:35:41 Click HERE to read the entire MLB story ...

Ryan Reynolds says Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine in ‘Deadpool 3’

It’s finally happening: Longtime frenemies Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman are reuniting onscreen for “Deadpool 3.”Reynolds announced Tuesday on social media that Jackman will...

Chloë Grace Moretz said ‘Family Guy’ meme made her ‘a joke’

Peter Griffin‘s great aunt, Legs Go All the Way Up Griffin, was a gag enjoyed by more than just “Family Guy” fans, but Chloë...

Maisie Williams was ‘indoctrinated’ by her father

Actor Maisie Williams recently opened up about her traumatic childhood relationship with her father. In a recent appearance on the “Diary of a CEO”...

‘Blonde’ director shares his real thoughts on Marilyn Monroe

Andrew Dominik spent more than a decade making a movie about Marilyn Monroe. So you’d think he would hold her in higher esteem. Apparently...

Jared Walsh honored by Roberto Clemente nomination

Author: Rhett Bollinger Published on: 2022-09-27 14:07:34 Click HERE to read the entire MLB story ...

Lil Wayne wants $29.5 million for Miami Beach mansion

Lil Wayne settled down in Hidden Hills last year, dropping $15.4 million on a modern farmhouse on three acres. Now the rapper is shopping...
Business & Finance

Hiltzik: At $400 billion, student debt relief is a bargain

The Congressional Budget Office has released its long-awaited estimate of the cost of President Biden’s student debt relief program, and as expected, it looks...

Russia boycotts Oscars amid Ukraine war, won’t submit film

Russia will not submit a film for the international feature category at next year’s Academy Awards as President Vladimir Putin’s forces continue to invade...

Sen. Joe Manchin III warns of strange bedfellows in permitting reform fight, but finds...

Sen. Joe Manchin III’s controversial bill that would make it easier to build new power plants, dams, pipelines, transmission lines, wind turbines and solar...

Florida Man Found Guilty of Felony and Misdemeanor Charges Related to Capitol Breach |...

            WASHINGTON – A Florida man was found guilty in the District of Columbia today of felony and misdemeanor...
Business & Finance

Second Prime event shows Amazon is nervous about the economy

Holiday bargain shopping is starting extra early this year. And that could be good news for shoppers, even if it signals slightly worrisome things...

Robin Wright files for divorce from Clément Giraudet

Robin Wright has filed for divorce from her third husband, Saint Laurent executive Clément Giraudet, after four years of marriage. The “House of Cards”...

Hiltzik: To slow inflation, should the Fed kill jobs?

We have a term for the intentional infliction of pain on others: cruelty. So what are we to make of the Federal Reserve Board?The...

Director Dustin Lance Black reveals ‘serious head injury’

Months after taking a break from social media, “Under the Banner of Heaven” TV creator Dustin Lance Black revealed that he’s been facing a...

KiKi Layne: I was mostly cut from ‘Don’t Worry Darling’

Fans are rallying for KiKi Layne after the “Don’t Worry Darling” star said her character was largely erased from the film.On Sunday, Layne wrote...

Los Angeles County’s average gas price hits $5.84 a gallon

Los Angeles County’s average gas price continued to rise Monday as a gallon of regular fuel hit $5.84, up 5 cents from the day...

‘Blonde’ review: Marilyn Monroe suffers in torture porn biopic

There’s at least one moment in “Blonde,” Andrew Dominik’s dazzling, depressing and fatally incurious movie about Marilyn Monroe, when you might not be sure...

MLB players with tough 2022 seasons

Author: Will Leitch Published on: 2022-09-26 07:48:08 Click HERE to read the entire MLB story Sometimes, it’s just not your year. Whether it’s injury, general ineffectiveness, random...
Business & Finance

The 7 jobs where workers are in highest demand

Elsa Reaza was ready to leave her job when a friend suggested she apply for a housekeeping position at the Conrad, a new luxury...

UC housing crisis forces students into multiple jobs to pay rent, sleeping bags and...

Matthew Chin couldn’t wait to dive into the life of a UC Santa Cruz college student after the loneliness of online learning. But instead,...

Riverside Man Ordered to Spend 46 Months in Federal Prison in His Second Federal...

          LOS ANGELES – A Riverside man who previously served a lengthy prison sentence in two aircraft-related cases was sentenced today to nearly four...

Irvine Man Sentenced to 4 Years in Federal Prison for Obtaining More Than $5...

          LOS ANGELES – An Orange County man was sentenced today to 48 months in federal prison for fraudulently obtaining more than $5 million...

Three Men Charged with International Market Manipulation Scheme | USAO-NJ

NEWARK, N.J. – An indictment unsealed today charges three men with orchestrating a large-scale market manipulation scheme related to two publicly traded companies, U.S....
Business & Finance

Op-Ed: Is this deadly profession also among the most violent?

Crimes like this don’t often happen on land. A 10-minute slow-motion slaughter captured by a cellphone camera shows a group of unarmed men...

MLB Power Rankings for Week 25

Author: Paul Casella Published on: 2022-09-25 20:26:23 Click HERE to read the entire MLB story As we enter the final full week of the Major League season,...

James Earl Jones steps back from Darth Vader in ‘Star Wars’

James Earl Jones, the original voice of Darth Vader who has delivered some of the most iconic lines in cinematic history, has officially stepped...

Dodgers tie franchise wins record, clinch home-field advantage through NLCS

Author: Juan Toribio Published on: 2022-09-25 17:35:00 Click HERE to read the entire MLB story LOS ANGELES -- With a 4-1 win over the Cardinals on Sunday...

José Suarez, Shohei Ohtani, Mike Trout lead Angels

Author: Rhett Bollinger Published on: 2022-09-25 17:00:34 Click HERE to read the entire MLB story MINNEAPOLIS -- Left-hander José Suarez turned it around after consecutive subpar outings...

Best debuts among 2022 Draft picks

Author: Published on: 2022-09-25 16:38:45 Click HERE to read the entire MLB story In the grand scheme of development, pro debut performances by draftees don't matter...

It’s harder in California to steal, sell catalytic converters

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Sunday that he signed legislation to crack down on rampant vehicle catalytic converter theft by making it illegal for recyclers...

Albert Pujols hits 700th career home run at Dodger Stadium

Author: Juan Toribio Published on: 2022-09-25 12:43:06 Click HERE to read the entire MLB story This story was excerpted from Juan Toribio's Dodgers Beat newsletter. To read...

‘Don’t Worry Darling’ tops box office amid feud reports

Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Don’t Worry Darling” had nothing to worry about this weekend at the domestic box office, debuting in first place with $19.2...

Dodgers return to form behind Clayton Kershaw

Author: Juan Toribio Published on: 2022-09-24 22:38:18 Click HERE to read the entire MLB story ...

Reid Detmers continues September struggles with loss

Author: Rhett Bollinger Published on: 2022-09-24 20:45:46 Click HERE to read the entire MLB story Detmers struggled against the Twins in his second-to-last start of the season,...

Dustin May placed on 15-day IL 

Author: Juan Toribio Published on: 2022-09-24 17:53:45 Click HERE to read the entire MLB story LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers’ pitching staff suffered another major blow Saturday...

Phil Nevin on his short time with the Twins

Author: Rhett Bollinger Published on: 2022-09-24 17:27:33 Click HERE to read the entire MLB story This story was excerpted from Rhett Bollinger's Angels Beat newsletter. To read...

Charging electric cars during day could help grid, study says

To successfully ramp up Californians’ reliance on electric vehicles over the next decade without overtaxing the state’s power grid, more drivers will need to...

Shohei Ohtani gets 200th strikeout of 2022 season

Author: Rhett Bollinger Published on: 2022-09-23 20:56:04 Click HERE to read the entire MLB story MINNEAPOLIS -- Two-way superstar Shohei Ohtani is essentially creating his own milestones. Ohtani...

Louise Fletcher, Nurse Ratched in ‘Cuckoo’s Nest,’ dies at 88

Actor Louise Fletcher, who gave an Oscar-winning performance as the villainous Nurse Ratched in 1975’s “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” and won hearts...

Craig Kimbrel loses closer job with Dodgers

Author: Juan Toribio Published on: 2022-09-23 18:45:35 Click HERE to read the entire MLB story ...

Nia Long will ‘focus on my children’ after Ime Udoka affair

Actor Nia Long appreciates the concern people have shown after news broke that her fiancé, Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka, had an improper...

California to ban parking minimums near transit

Citing the need to address California’s twin crises of housing affordability and climate change, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill that bars local governments...

‘Catherine Called Birdy’ review: Lena Dunham’s instant teen classic

Lena Dunham’s warm, lively adaptation of Karen Cushman’s 1994 historical novel, “Catherine, Called Birdy,” opens with a needle drop that references another classic teen...

Report: Wilde, Pugh screamed on ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ set

Who needs to see Olivia Wilde’s “Don’t Worry Darling” when the dish from behind the scenes just gets more and more entertaining?The latest reports...
Business & Finance

Former Ram Jared Goff passes Hidden Hills home for $6.4 million

NFL quarterback Jared Goff just sold his Hidden Hills home for $6.396 million — a nice improvement upon the $4.05 million he paid for...

Actor Ryan Grantham gets life in prison for killing his mother

Actor Ryan Grantham has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder of his mother Barbara Waite in 2020. The...

Why ‘Avatar’ is back in theaters and previewing ‘Avatar 2’

It was December 2009 when Australian actor Sam Worthington, unaware of how massively his role as an ex-Marine on a mission to a new...

Jon Hamm donated 60% of salary to get ‘Confess, Fletch’ made

Anyone remember Chevy Chase’s “Fletch”? Because there’s a new iteration of the story in theaters right now, and Jon Hamm and company spent a...

‘Confess, Fletch’ review: Jon Hamm’s mystery comedy showcase

At a time when every new movie, be it theatrical or streaming, is judged by how much noise it makes the second it’s released,...

Reviews: Alison Janney’s action chops in Netflix’s ‘Lou’

‘Lou’ Allison Janney has spent much of her career playing women who can outthink and outtalk just about anyone. As the title character in the...
Business & Finance

Hiltzik: Fast food chains take aim at the FAST Act

Political PR and advertising firms in California are going to owe Gov. Gavin Newsom a huge favor. That’s because by signing the so-called Fast...
Business & Finance

‘I need to go to therapy soon, and by therapy I mean Target.’ Roaming...

On days she feels particularly stressed, Shamita Jayakumar knows the quickest way to ease her mind.“I’ll just go to Target and wander the aisles,”...
Business & Finance

Jet fuel prices have plummeted; airfares haven’t. What gives?

Jet fuel prices have been dropping dramatically since May, and the nation’s airlines now have more workers on staff than before the pandemic.So Americans...

How the Southern California starter home is shrinking

For decades, the single-family home has been Southern California’s ultimate lure — a chance to live a life of sun and sand from the...

After ‘Fast & Furious’ protests, commercial shoot upsets neighbors

Weeks after protesters rallied against the filming of the newest “Fast & Furious” movie in Angelino Heights, a commercial shoot for Rockstar Energy Drink...

Mookie Betts hits walk-off single vs. D-backs

Author: Juan Toribio Published on: 2022-09-22 22:29:18 Click HERE to read the entire MLB story LOS ANGELES -- For eight innings, the Dodgers’ offense was looking for...

Michael Lorenzen, Angels allow 3 leadoff walks to score

Author: Arianna Vedia Published on: 2022-09-22 16:42:16 Click HERE to read the entire MLB story ARLINGTON -- Even though Michael Lorenzen took the no-decision in the Angels’...

‘Riotsville, USA’ review: 1960s change that never came

The documentary “Riotsville, USA” is, on the surface, a movie about America in the late 1960s, at a time when nightly news stories about...
Real Estate

Los Angeles to reopen Section 8 housing voucher waiting list

The city of Los Angeles will be reopening the waiting list for its Section 8 housing vouchers program for the first time in five...

Each team’s top AFL prospect

Author: Jim Callis, Sam Dykstra and Jonathan Mayo Published on: 2022-09-22 15:24:28 Click HERE to read the entire MLB story It’s impossible to look at the list...

Here’s what Betty White’s auction items will include

A whole lot of Betty White is going on sale this weekend.More than 1,500 lots of the late actor’s’ property — representing her life...

‘Sidney’ review: Slick tribute to Poitier disappoints

Sidney Poitier, who died in January at age 94, shouldn’t have been the only Black leading man of his talent, magnetism and stature in...

‘On the Come Up’ review: Messy, derivative Black family drama

“Y’all could’ve killed me for a pack of Skittles!” These are the rightfully angry words of 16-year-old Bri (Jamila C. Grey), a talented young...

‘Hold Me Tight’ review: Vicky Krieps holds drama together

“Let’s start again.” The opening line of “Hold Me Tight” hits a little differently the second time around — and the movie, a jagged...

‘Jazzman’s Blues’ review: Tyler Perry Netflix drama surprises

Bayou (Joshua Boone), a young Black man living in 1930s Georgia, is disparaged by his father and brother and struggles to find confidence in...

Olivia Wilde outright dismisses ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ rumors

Olivia Wilde would like you to know that nothing untoward happened on the set of “Don’t Worry Darling.” And if it did, well, the...

Orange County Man Charged with Interfering with Flight Crew After Assault on Flight Attendant...

          LOS ANGELES – An Orange County man was charged today in a federal criminal complaint that alleges he punched a flight attendant in...

Beverly Hills Man Pleads Guilty to Charge for Using Fake Companies in Scheme to...

          LOS ANGELES – A Beverly Hills man – whose sons pleaded guilty earlier this month to felonies for defrauding COVID-relief programs – pleaded...

Meta faces $175-million patent verdict in Facebook Live case

The parent company of Facebook and Instagram was ordered to pay nearly $175 million for violating patents held by the maker of a push-to-talk...

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