The best current articles 144 144 Logo A church shooting met with 'exceptional heroism': What unfolded in Laguna Woods Authorities said the actions of churchgoers likely saved lives. Mon, 16 May 2022 03:56:37 GMT More cops downtown? Grand Central Market shooting rekindles a debate over policing Some called for more police walking the streets, while others said the city should instead direct resources toward community services Mon, 16 May 2022 02:19:31 GMT Magnitude 3.8 earthquake strikes near Desert Hot Springs The earthquake occurred eight miles from Palm Springs and 12 miles from Rancho Mirage. Mon, 16 May 2022 08:58:21 GMT Pastor hit gunman with chair to stop attack at Laguna Woods church, worshiper says "I knew something was wrong. I called 911," a witness told The Times. Mon, 16 May 2022 06:43:50 GMT Photos: Multiple people shot at church in Laguna Woods A gunman attacked a lunch banquet at a Taiwanese church in Laguna Woods, killing one person and wounding five others Sunday before congregants tackled him, hogtied him with an extension cord and grabbed his two weapons, authorities said. Mon, 16 May 2022 06:35:51 GMT Church where shooting took place was home away from home for Taiwanese immigrants The 100 or so church members, most of whom are senior citizens, worship in their native language — not Mandarin but Taiwanese. Mon, 16 May 2022 05:56:24 GMT With COVID cases rising, how close is California to new mask rules, restrictions? L.A. County remains far from meeting its own metrics for a new mask order, but a moderate increase in coronavirus case rates has officials concerned. Mon, 16 May 2022 14:00:31 GMT I covered the first $3-billion budget in 1963. Now Newsom could crack $300 billion The Newsom administration has also projected a never-dreamed-of tax surplus of $97.5 billion by July 2023, columnist George Skelton writes. Mon, 16 May 2022 14:00:16 GMT In rural California, Republican Brian Dahle plants the seeds of a campaign for governor "This is a tough race," Republican state Sen. Brian Dahle said about his decision to challenge Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom. Mon, 16 May 2022 14:00:15 GMT After plane crashes and close calls, pressure mounts to close this L.A. airport Plane crashes, close calls and pollution prompt residents in Pacoima to call for the closure of Whiteman Airport. Aviation enthusiasts say the airport is critical for training new pilots. Mon, 16 May 2022 14:00:01 GMT