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Animal rescuers become a sick, abandoned dog's many best friends

Who would want a scabbed, stinky German shepherd abandoned by its owner? But a string of animal rescuers refused to give up.

California's bullet train board bad-mouths the state's Republican delegation

California's high-speed rail authority board blames the state’s Republican House delegation for the delay of a grant that would have benefited the bullet train.

Where grocery stores are sparse, one family farm nourishes a California town

One family farm makes organic produce availanble in a place where people find it hard to afford groceries at all

L.A. County sheriff opposes 'sanctuary state' bill, saying it would hinder law enforcement

Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell has come out in opposition to a so-called “sanctuary state” bill that would bar state and local policing agencies from

Native flowers aren't the only plants in 'super-bloom' this spring — nasty weeds have also flourished

The rain has turned Southern California green — and much of the green is weeds. That's a problem, botanists say.

An L.A. doctor races to cure deadly diseases and worries about Trump plan to cut NIH funding

Dr. Michael Yeaman of LA BioMed has spent 25 years trying to save lives through medical research

He's devoted his life to caring for L.A.'s neediest patients, and Trumpcare has him very nervous

He's devoted his life to caring for L.A.'s neediest patients, and Trumpcare has his very nervous

Essential Arts & Culture: What L.A. loses if we lose the NEA; starchitecture in Hamburg; Kerry James Marshall at MOCA

The top arts and culture stories in one easy newsletter from the Los Angeles Times.

Essential Arts & Culture: Slashing the NEA, Deborah Borda leaves the L.A. Phil, a very sweet ballet

The week's top arts and culture stories from the Los Angeles Times.

Olvera Street's once-whitewashed mural by Mexican master David Alfaro Siqueiros gets a needed cleaning

Olvera Street's David Alfaro Siqueiros mural, unearthed from a whitewashing in 2010, is receiving a cleaning courtesy of Getty conservators.

Danilo Maldonado Machado, the dissident artist called 'El Sexto,' on art and liberty in Cuba

The artist, who has been jailed for acts such as painting a pair of pigs with the words "Raul" and "Fidel," was in Los Angeles to present art and a documentary.

Essential Arts & Culture: LACMA's new look, protests at MOCA, celebrating a California composer

The top arts and culture stories in one easy newsletter from the Los Angeles Times.

Lourdes Ramos named president of the Museum of Latin American Art — first Latina to hold the post

The Museum of Latin American Art has named Lourdes Ramos, of the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, as its new president and CEO.

State to seek death penalty against gunman who killed 8 in Seal Beach rampage

Prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty for Scott Dekraai, the gunman who killed eight people in a 2011 rampage in a Seal Beach salon.

Murder-suicide in San Bernardino classroom: 'He just shot everywhere'

A man walked into a special-needs classroom at North Park Elementary and fatally his wife and an 8-year-old boy. Another child was wounded.

Sheriff's Department misconduct-claim payouts have soared, topping $50 million last year

The cost of resolving lawsuits alleging serious misconduct by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies rose to almost $51 million last year, nearly 10 times the amount paid out out five years earlier.

A young man in Oakland has captured the wisdom of his elders on a blog and in a book

Pen Harshaw, a 29-year-old UC Berkeley journalism graduate, has spent the last few years asking his often overlooked elders -- black men in Oakland -- what advice they would give to youngsters.

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