Archive for November 18th, 2017

Toilet signs are mysterious and mirth-inducing

US & World | | November 18 2017, 2:44 PM

The signs offer important advice. But it seems they can't help but offer humor as well.

​USC's Darnold, UCLA's Rosen to square off for 1st time

Local | | November 18 2017, 12:57 PM

Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen were born four months apart and grew up on opposite sides of Los Angeles'.

FAA approves drone as 'cell phone tower in the sky' for Puerto Rico

Environment & Science | | November 18 2017, 12:18 PM

The aircraft is called the Flying COW, for Cell on Wings. Developed by AT&T, it can provide voice, data and Internet service for 40 square miles and up to 8,000 people at a time.

Fake CHP officer pulls over woman and gropes her

Local | | November 18 2017, 11:48 AM

The incident happened along the 105 freeway in Downey. The suspect was dressed in a uniform-style shirt and pants and was even equipped with a utility belt that included a pistol.

​AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64

US & World | | November 18 2017, 9:50 AM

He was the guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC, helping to create such head-banging anthems as "Highway to Hell," ''Hells Bells" and "Back in Black."

Degas in Winter: 'Taking Shape' at the Norton Simon

Arts & Entertainment | | November 18 2017, 6:00 AM

For years, Degas' sculptures had been preliminary sketches for many of his paintings. In his final years, they were the final results.

More funding for community colleges likely, but with limits

Education | | November 17 2017, 5:07 PM

As the California economy improves, community colleges are expected to receive more funding next fiscal year but campuses may find limits.

Metro to offer ride-hailing service to transit stops

Local | | November 17 2017, 4:46 PM

Los Angeles County is in the midst of a transit-building boom, but still less than a quarter of the population lives within walking distance of a train or rapid bus stop.

Young men, frequent drivers most likely to get distracted while driving

Health | | November 17 2017, 4:42 PM

Distracted driving is a growing problem, accounting for at least 12 percent of road crashes worldwide. Phones don't help. But personality and gender may play a role, too, researchers say.

Free mobile clinic returns to LA with a new focus on the homeless

Health | | November 17 2017, 4:35 PM

Organizers hope their volunteer providers will treat 450 homeless in need of health care over the course of the three-day clinic.

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