::::::::: LOS ANGELES TIMES - CALIFORNIA NEWS :::::::::                    From the Archives: Physicist Virginia Carter left the lab for TV comedy          Passenger rail project between Southern California and Las Vegas has a new backer          Los Angeles takes step toward banning sale of fur products          UC Santa Cruz chancellor to retire at the end of the academic year          Animal rights group alleges UC Irvine negligence led to six research animal deaths          Surgeon who appeared on reality TV dating show is accused of sexual assault and preying on drugged women          California's children fall behind before they start school, and some never catch up, study finds          In black churches, pastors recognize a #MeToo moment among their clergy          From the Archives: The 1955-56 Know Your City photography series          ICE held an American man in custody for 1,273 days. He’s not the only one who had to prove his citizenship          Marijuana industry fights 'stoner,' 'pot' and other words that stigmatizes people          Federal lawsuit claims young female employees were harassed at Del Taco restaurants          Tom Arnold files battery police report against 'Apprentice' producer Mark Burnett after scuffle          Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser steps forward. Have we learned anything since Anita Hill?          As opioid death toll worsens, California doctors will soon be required to perform database checks          Man shoots and kills himself outside Whittier hospital as family tries to get him help          Metrolink train route closed after person fatally hit on tracks          A $15-billion mystery: Who's to blame for California's most destructive fire?          Cal State Northridge students rally to protect cross-cultural courses          Stanford is removing Junipero Serra's name from parts of campus          In rare move, San Diego diocese names eight priests as alleged sexual predators          Sheriff's election forum features candidate — but no sheriff          I did yoga with a goat standing on my back and discovered an L.A. fountain of youth          Retardant drop led to death of firefighter battling California's Mendocino Complex fire          In L.A. case, judge rules Trump administration can’t tie anti-gang grants to immigration enforcement