Ardebil, Dec 16, IRNA – Chinese companies in a meeting with Iranian economic officials expressed readiness to invest in Namin Special Economic Zone, northwestern Iran.
Algiers, Dec 16, IRNA – Speaker of Uganda's Parliament Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga called for active participation of Iranian companies in her country.
Simon Cowell, known to most as a judge on “The X Factor” and “America’s Got Talent,” has bought a compound in Malibu for $24 million. He’s also quietly shopping his Beverly Hills home
On a backlot in Burbank, it’s an oven-like December day — but no matter, because Christmas is on its way. Maya Rudolph is roaming “snow-dusted” streets wearing a surgical mask — to keep
Netflix is hoping to learn some new tricks from an old dog. The streaming video behemoth has acquired the rights to a new version of the classic family film “Benji,” featuring the canine chara
After a destructive wildfire swept from Calabasas to Malibu in 1993, the head of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy stood on a mountaintop on live TV and made a radical proposal. He called for
Marilu Henner knew the house she was about to buy needed to be gutted and redone when she first saw it nearly three decades ago. Everything, that is, except the kitchen. “We moved in on March 23
The lively features of this Hollywood Hills home begin at the top, where a rooftop deck captures panoramic city-to-ocean views. Beneath it are seven levels set up for entertaining and featuring a
Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It is Saturday, Dec. 16. Here’s what you don’t want to miss this weekend: TOP STORIES Taking stock of fire season The wine cou
U.S. retailers offered less generous discounts to shoppers this year.
For decades, California’s landmark environmental law has worked in a decidedly un-environmental way. Enacted in 1970, the California Environmental Quality Act, or CEQA, was supposed to create an
From tropical storms to drought and wildfires, 2017 has shown us how vulnerable we are to disasters. And some experts say it’s likely to get worse, due to climate change. Add that to long-stated
To the editor: The truly accurate way to describe the Republicans’ tax bill based on its trickle-down philosophy is that the cuts, which the country neither needs nor can afford, are to be besto
It’s been a while since we’ve had a proper theological discussion on the Los Angeles Times’ letters page. Of course, the form — between 100 and 200 words per entry and with the focus on a
To the editor: Jonah Goldberg wrongly compares the GOP tax plan with the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. (“Will tax reform be the GOP’s Obamacare?” Opinion, Dec. 12) First, the
Several Westside families and school employees are suing to prevent construction that they say will harm students at Palms Elementary School. The cause for concern is a large apartment development
During last year’s campaign for Proposition 64, which made recreational marijuana legal for adults under California law, proponents of the measure repeatedly argued that it would protect small m
To the editor: Randall Balmer chronicles evangelical Christians’ steady slide to lock-step support for morally compromised candidates. Indeed, since evangelicals’ counterintuitive backing of R