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With DuVernay’s nudge, Haile Gerima comes to Netflix

Sep. 28, 2021 14:03 PM EDT

Filmmaker Haile Gerima is having a long overdue moment and he’s a little conflicted about it. The 75-year-old director of “Bush Mama” and “Ashes and Embers” has proudly operated outside of mainstream Hollywood for almost 50 years. Now retired and living in...

Dodgers Hall of Fame broadcaster Jaime Jarrín to retire

Sep. 28, 2021 12:49 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hall of Fame broadcaster Jaime Jarrín will retire as the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Spanish-language announcer following the 2022 season, ending a 64-year run with the team. Jarrín announced his decision on Tuesday, saying he wants to spend more time...

What to watch in the NBA, as training camps are set to open

Sep. 28, 2021 02:45 AM EDT

The first practices of the season in the NBA are here, with teams set to hit the floor on Tuesday to formally begin getting ready for the 2021-22 campaign. A six-pack of things to watch as things get started: THE CHAMPS Milwaukee...

LA County DA to dismiss 60,000 past marijuana convictions

Sep. 27, 2021 22:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón said Monday his office would dismiss roughly 60,000 marijuana convictions. Under the previous DA, Jackie Lacey, the office moved last year to dump 66,000 pot convictions that took place before...

LA sheriff’s deputy accidentally opens fire in courtroom

Sep. 27, 2021 20:34 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy accidentally fired a gun inside a courtroom last month, potentially injuring a colleague and prompting an internal investigation, officials said. The Sheriff’s Department confirmed in a statement that the...

Balanced Rams are rolling to 3-0 start for Stafford, McVay

Sep. 27, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matthew Stafford has been every bit the upgrade Sean McVay predicted, and the Los Angeles Rams have been perhaps the NFL's most complete team. The first three games of the new quarterback's partnership with the Rams' offensive mastermind couldn't have...

Racial alliances, rivalries on display in LA mayor's race

Sep. 27, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The diversity of Los Angeles is on display in the emerging race to replace Mayor Eric Garcetti and the winning candidate who emerges from the growing field of hopefuls will need to navigate rivalries and forge alliances across the city’s racial and ethnic communities. ...

Gas blowout near Los Angeles leads to up to $1.8B settlement

Sep. 27, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of families sickened and forced from their Los Angeles homes after the nation’s largest-known natural gas leak have reached a settlement of up to $1.8 billion with a utility, attorneys said Monday. The settlement with Southern California...

Attorneys: Thousands of families uprooted by 2015 Los Angeles gas leak reach a $1.8 billion settlement with utility

Sep. 27, 2021 18:04 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attorneys: Thousands of families uprooted by 2015 Los Angeles gas leak reach a $1.8 billion settlement with utility.

Shohei Ohtani ends his brilliant season hungry for winning

Sep. 27, 2021 14:46 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani pitched seven innings of one-run ball in his final game at Angel Stadium this season, striking out 10 Mariners amid the serenades of “M-V-P!” that have been the soundtrack to his summer. Yet he left the mound with the score tied...