Posts Tagged ‘trust’

Review: ‘The Inventor’ is a coolly appalling portrait of Elizabeth Holmes and the Theranos scandal

As a quick glance at this week’s headlines will remind you — a staggering college admissions scandal, a wave of indictments in the cases of Paul Manafort and Jussie Smollett — we are living in deeply fraudulent times. But if there are few people or institutions worthy of our trust anymore, perhaps…

Read More >>

Anonymous donor buys land to help protect ‘teddy bear’ cactus in Mojave

A parcel of land that is prime habitat for the so-called teddy bear cactus has been purchased for a Mojave Desert conservation organization.

Read More >>

After near no-no against Dodgers in regular season, Sean Newcomb to start Game 3 for Atlanta

A victory away from sweeping the Braves out of the National League Division Series, the Dodgers will face in Game 3 a left-handed pitcher who tormented them earlier in the season.

Read More >>

‘Do You Trust This Computer?’ lays out a scary case for artificial intelligence threats

Documentarian Chris Paine follows up “Who Killed the Electric Car?” and “Revenge of the Electric Car” with a movie far more skeptical about technological progress. “Do You Trust This Computer?” covers the major talking points about the benefits and dangers of artificial intelligence, assembling…

Read More >>

Teenager in LAPD cadet scandal files claim over alleged sex abuse

A 15-year-old girl who investigators say was sexually abused by a former Los Angeles police officer while she was part of the department’s cadet program filed a claim against the city Thursday, alleging the officer spent months gaining her trust before luring her into a sexual encounter, according…

Read More >>

How California’s Trust Act shaped the debate on the new ‘sanctuary state’ proposal

We break down the Trust Act and compare it to the “sanctuary state” bill to show how debate over immigration laws has changed in California.

Read More >>

L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck endorses ‘sanctuary state’ bill that Eric Holder hails as ‘constitutional’

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck for the first time offered his full support for a bill that would prohibit state and local law enforcement agencies from carrying out immigration laws, calling it an important proposal that protects the trust between his department and the neighborhoods it…

Read More >>

L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck endorses ‘sanctuary state’ bill that Eric Holder hails as ‘constitutional’

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck for the first time offered his full support for a bill that would prohibit state and local law enforcement agencies from carrying out immigration laws, calling it an important proposal that protects the trust between his department and the neighborhoods it…

Read More >>

Some of California’s Republicans are in a tight spot. Russia and Sessions aren’t making that easier.

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield on Thursday morning showed just how sticky of a situation some Republicans are in over the investigation into Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election. “I think the trust of the American people, you recuse yourself in these situations, yes,”…

Read More >>

L.A.-loving Donna Karan reimagines the world – scarves to condos

One of the most celebrated American fashion designers, Donna Karan has always been a step ahead of the pack. She featured a female presidential candidate in a 1992 ad campaign titled “In Women We Trust” for her namesake label. She championed the working woman’s wardrobe in the mid-1980s with “seven…

Read More >>