Cynthia Medrano, a college counselor at Alliance Marine Tech High School, an LAUSD charter school in Sun Valley, works remotely. (Los Angeles Times) Middle and high school students in the Los Angeles Unified School District will head back to campus two days a week in late April or early May, […]

Here’s one more thing the coronavirus pandemic has ruined for at least some people: betting on the Super Bowl. The American Gaming Association, the gambling industry’s national trade group, predicted in a report Tuesday that the number of people planning to bet on the big game will decrease this year. That’s […]

Jeffrey Epstein’s onetime romantic partner and alleged sex trafficking accomplice Ghislaine Maxwell is expected to renew her request to be released on bail, which was originally denied after she was arrested in July. Maxwell has been housed since then in the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, New York, as she […]

Seventeen seasons in and Grey’s Anatomy is still surprising us.  At the end of an action-packed two-hour premiere on Thursday, the long-running medical drama pulled off its biggest surprise return ever by bringing back Patrick Dempsey as Derek Shepherd. He’s still dead and only exists on the beach Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) is dreaming of after collapsing in […]

Text size Expedia said lodging revenue was down 52%, on a 58% decline in room nights stayed. Transversospinales/Dreamstime.com Expedia shares were higher after hours Wednesday after the online travel agency reported results that weren’t quite as bad as investors had feared. For the quarter ended in September, Expedia (ticker: EXPE) […]

Holiday spending is expected to decrease this year amid limited travel and incomes during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a survey released Wednesday from the accounting and consulting firm Deloitte. The average household projected to spend $1,387, a 7% decrease year-over-year, according to the survey, which recorded answers from a […]

For Tom Strickler, serving as Columbia Borough School District’s lame duck superintendent just wouldn’t work. The school board earlier this month hired Ashley Mercado, principal of Wickersham Elementary School in Lancaster, to replace Strickler. Instead of sticking it out until the end of the year when his contract expired, Strickler […]

Lift operator Tom Burne scans skiers and snowboarders as they wait for first chair at the Treasure Stoke chairlift on the first day of skiing for the 2018-2019 ski season at Wolf Creek Ski Area. (Provided by Christian Murdock via Wolf Creek Ski Area) Don’t expect to hear an array […]

England’s winter is starting to take shape with the South African government privately giving the go ahead for a tour next month and the Indian board meeting this weekend to discuss a Test series in Mumbai next year. The South African government has told its cricket board it will issue […]

A dress on a mannequin at the office of Caroline Keefer, a clothing designer, in Los Angeles on July 18, 2020. (Nolwen Cifuentes/The New York Times) For nearly 70 years, the Small Business Administration’s disaster relief program has helped companies recover from catastrophes including wildfires, hurricanes and earthquakes. But it […]