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  1. China's clampdown on foreign investments raises questions for Hollywood as Wanda's Dick Clark deal stalls

    02.22 / 03:33 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    The Chinese government’s recent clampdown on money leaving the country has broad repercussions for industries like mining and real estate. Now the crackdown may have reached Hollywood’s doorstep. Dalian Wanda Group’s agreement to buy Dick Clark Productions, producer of the Golden Globe Awards,…
  2. Sen. Kamala Harris meets with people affected by the travel ban, calls Trump's approach 'extreme' and 'outrageous'

    02.22 / 03:33 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    Essential Politics: Lawmaker says California needs an estate tax if the federal version is scrapped, Sanders thanks supporters in Los Angeles Feb. 21, 2017, 7:14 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now:…
  3. L.A. officials want LAPD to explore ways to put more cops on city streets

    02.22 / 03:33 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    Los Angeles lawmakers pressed the Police Department on Tuesday for detailed reports explaining how officers are deployed across city streets, echoing simmering concerns that there aren’t enough cops working patrol duties to adequately respond to calls for help. The hour-plus discussion at a me…
  4. Retailers and law enforcement officials want lawmakers to up penalties for repeated theft on businesses

    02.22 / 03:33 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    Essential Politics: Lawmaker says California needs an estate tax if the federal version is scrapped, Sanders thanks supporters in Los Angeles Feb. 21, 2017, 7:14 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now:…
  5. Islamic State fires cluster bombs at Iraqi government forces

    02.22 / 02:24 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    Islamic State extremists fired cluster bombs at Iraqi government forces stationed near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Tuesday, killing at least one soldier.  The attack, which came on the third day of a large-scale government offensive to take back west Mosul marks one of the few …
  6. Kevin de León tells CNN federal officials are 'speaking out of two sides of their mouth'

    02.22 / 02:24 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    Essential Politics: Lawmaker says California needs an estate tax if the federal version is scrapped, Sanders thanks supporters in Los Angeles Feb. 21, 2017, 5:51 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now:…
  7. Angels' C.J. Cron might have work cut out for him

    02.22 / 02:24 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    Angels hitters faced Angels pitchers for the first time this year Tuesday. It is a rite of spring, the first day of so-called live batting practice. Some batters behave much like they do during an actual at-bat. Others use the opportunity to track pitches and reacclimate to major league…
  8. Anxious Oroville community searches for silver lining — and possible tourism boon — in dam crisis

    02.22 / 01:15 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    With the heaviest surge from a week of storms over, state water officials said Tuesday they are once again considering shutting water off to Oroville Dam’s eroded main spillway to assess damage to the site and bring a nearby power plant back online. For three days, a pair of cranes on f…
  9. Trump's too little, too late response to anti-Semitism

    02.22 / 01:15 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    The headlines blared out “Trump Speaks Out Against Anti-Semitism” as President Trump condemned anti-Semitism after touring the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Tuesday.  “This tour,” he said, “was a meaningful reminder of why we have to fight bigotry, intolerance and hatred…
  10. California Senate memorializes one of its own, former state Sen. Tom Hayden

    02.22 / 01:15 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    Essential Politics: Lawmaker says California needs an estate tax if the federal version is scrapped, Sanders thanks supporters in Los Angeles Feb. 21, 2017, 4:31 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now:…
  11. Universal Studios Hollywood raises gate ticket prices

    02.22 / 01:15 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    About a week after Disneyland raised its ticket prices, Universal Studios Hollywood hiked attendance prices an extra $5 per visitor. The daily ticket price at the gate rose to $120 from $115, on top of increases adopted last year of up to 20%. Universal Orlando also raised prices over the…
  12. Wal-Mart's online sales jump 29% as it works to make inroads against Amazon

    02.22 / 00:09 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    The nation's largest retailer keeps working to make headway against the largest online seller. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. drew more shoppers to its namesake stores in the United States and its online sales soared 29% in its fiscal fourth quarter, which covers the crucial holiday shopping season.…
  13. California lawmakers say new state agency rules do little to guarantee family visits for jail inmates

    02.22 / 00:09 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    Essential Politics: Lawmaker says California needs an estate tax if the federal version is scrapped, Sanders thanks supporters in Los Angeles Feb. 21, 2017, 3:41 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now:…
  14. No charges to be filed in L.A. schools iPad investigation

    02.21 / 22:50 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    Essential Education: Big money flows to L.A. school board races Feb. 21, 2017, 2:23 p.m. Welcome to Essential Education, our daily look at education in California and beyond. Here's the latest: More than $3.3 million in outside spending has poured into the L.A. school board race. A new…
  15. Magic Johnson to serve as Lakers' GM until trade deadline passes

    02.21 / 22:50 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    New Lakers President of Basketball Operations Magic Johnson will function as the team’s general manager during trade talks in the next two days, Johnson said on Spectrum SportsNet, the Lakers’ official TV station. The NBA trade deadline is noon Pacific time Thursday. Johnson said he had alr…
  16. U.S. attorney won't file charges in iPad investigation

    02.21 / 22:50 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    The U.S. attorney has decided not to file charges after a lengthy FBI investigation into the bidding process that won Apple a contract to provide an iPad to every student, teacher and administrator in the Los Angeles Unified School District. The decision, announced Tuesday, brings to a close a…
  17. Police responding to reports of gunfire at Houston hospital

    02.21 / 21:39 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    Police are responding to reports of shots fired inside a hospital at Houston's Texas Medical Center. Houston police spokesman Kese Smith says authorities have no immediate word of anyone being wounded. He says authorities began receiving reports shortly after 2 p.m. CST Tuesday. Smith says…
  18. Gang member accused of killing Whittier cop had cycled in and out of jail, records show

    02.21 / 21:39 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    The gang member accused of killing a Whittier police officer Monday has cycled in and out of jail for repeatedly violating the terms of his release, records show. Sheriff's Homicide Capt. Steve Katz on Tuesday identified the suspect as Michael C. Mejia, 26, a career criminal with a history of dru…
  19. Longchamp gets ready to sell new range of women's optical frames and sunglasses

    02.21 / 20:29 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    They’ve built a mini empire on the wings of their best-selling Le Pliage bag, and next up Longchamp is readying to launch what its chief executive officer Jean Cassegrain termed as the “missing element” from its collections: eyewear. The family-owned French leather-goods house on Friday revealed…
  20. Dolly Parton, Adele and Pearl Jam among stars saluting Brandi Carlile's 'The Story'

    02.21 / 20:29 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    One sign of a would-be classic album: Brandi Carlile’s “The Story” went gold last month — a decade after its release. Another indicator? The Americana singer and songwriter’s breakout long-player is being celebrated through a new tribute album that will feature expert interpreters including Dolly…