::::::::: LOS ANGELES TIMES - CALIFORNIA NEWS :::::::::                    Giant sea bass are mysterious to scientists. Understanding them could help the species survive          Lincoln Brower, expert and advocate for iconic monarch butterfly, dies at 86          Embattled L.A. Unified school board member is poised to take plea deal in money-laundering case          Judge is optimistic about effort to reunify immigrant families by deadline          Life in prison for man who kidnapped, tortured marijuana dispensary owner          Boy Scouts from 1953 return to site of epic Jamboree: 'I’ve done nothing like it before or since'          Mitch Chortkoff, longtime Lakers reporter, dies at 78          Attorneys' report slams conditions for migrant children at U.S. detention centers          Judge allows Huntington Beach’s lawsuit targeting California's 'sanctuary state' laws to go forward          For a brief, shining moment, Times Mirror Square was L.A.'s Camelot          From the Archives: A look at the Los Angeles Times newsroom in 1922          Son of ex-‘Real Housewives’ star joins O.C. inmate hunger strike          UC regents lower tuition for first time in nearly two decades          Threatened species could lose habitat protections under Department of the Interior proposal          Adrian Cronauer, inspiration for 'Good Morning, Vietnam,' dies at 79          'Monumental' undertaking: Workers finally tame an epic landslide that reshaped the coast and blocked Highway 1          Long legal fight over the fate of a Costa Mesa motel ends with a pledge of affordable housing          22 injured when copter blows down tent at Central California military base          From the Archives: Bobbie Trout sets 1929 endurance record          Gary Beach, Broadway veteran who won a Tony for his role in 'The Producers,' dies at 70          Harvey Weinstein's new claims against Ashley Judd outrage actress' attorney          DEA billboards at border warn teens: 'Smuggling ... not worth it!'          Manny Ycaza, a trailblazer for Latin American jockeys, dies at 80          Smuggler sentenced to 8 years in prison for role in freeway deaths          Huntington Beach police headquarters is falling apart while the city weighs what to do