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How to keep children, seniors, pets — and yourself — cool this summer

How to keep children, seniors, pets — and yourself — cool this summer
  • How to keep children, seniors, pets — and yourself — cool this summer FWC: How to keep children, seniors, pets — and yourself — cool this summer

    When you bear the burden of living somewhere that’s constantly warm and sunny, it’s easy to forget one simple fact: You still need to shield yourself from high temperatures and strong ultraviolet rays. Brush up on heat-wave safety with these 15 tips about how to protect yourself, children, seniors…

  • R.I.P. Nancy Sinatra Sr., wife of Frank Sinatra and mother of Nancy and Frank Jr. has died at 101 FWC: R.I.P. Nancy Sinatra Sr., wife of Frank Sinatra and mother of Nancy and Frank Jr. has died at 101

    Nancy Barbato Sinatra, the first wife of Frank Sinatra and mother of Nancy, Frank Jr., and Tina, has died at the age of 101. Nancy Sinatra Jr. announced the news of her mother’s passing on Twitter, writing: “My mother passed away peacefully tonight at the age of 101. She was a blessing and the light of my life. Godspeed, Momma. Thank…

  • More indictments in the Russia investigation? #ButHisTexts! FWC: More indictments in the Russia investigation? #ButHisTexts!

    The “witch hunt” by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III keeps turning up actual witches. The coven of Russian military officers that Mueller indicted Friday certainly seems to have put a whammy on U.S. democracy. The indictments charge a dozen military-intelligence agents with conspiracy to attack…

  • Trump administration unveils new plan to reunite families separated at border FWC: Trump administration unveils new plan to reunite families separated at border

    The Trump administration, under order to quickly reunify families that have been separated at the border, is moving ahead — somewhat reluctantly — with a new, streamlined plan to bring together the roughly 2,500 remaining children and their parents in order to meet the court-imposed deadline. The…

  • Top sales: June's priciest home sales featured a supermodel, Hollywood royalty FWC: Top sales: June’s priciest home sales featured a supermodel, Hollywood royalty

    In June, a supermodel made the latest big splash in Malibu, an estate from Hollywood’s Golden Age closed in Toluca Lake, and the son of a former Walt Disney chief set a record in Little Holmby. Here’s a closer look at the priciest home sales to record last month in L.A. County. $45 million — Malibu…

  • President Trump is the political gods' punishment for Democratic hubris FWC: President Trump is the political gods’ punishment for Democratic hubris

    To the editor: Gustavo Arellano’s column, “Democrats in power always overplay their hand,” expresses well the left’s downfall by focusing on the recall of state Sen. Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) and the November ballot initiative to repeal the new vehicle license fees and gas tax increase passed by…

  • Galantis teams up with MAX on new EP FWC: Galantis teams up with MAX on new EP

    Rhythmic pop and house duo Galantis have teamed up with rising singer and label mate MAX on a two-track EP via Big Beat Records. After emerging in 2013 with a unique, thoughtfully uplifting take on progressive house, Galantis has remained part of the house music community attracting pop into its territory, bringing artists like Uffie and ROZES in on collaborative…

  • L.A. Unified School District wisely cools its heels on a parcel tax FWC: L.A. Unified School District wisely cools its heels on a parcel tax

    As difficult as the school district’s finances are, the Los Angeles Unified school board made the right call when it decided not to put a parcel tax on the November ballot. This year may not be the time to ask for a tax hike. In addition to developing a potentially winning campaign strategy, the…

  • Film Review: Netflix’s How It Ends neglects the key ideas of its end-times tale FWC: Film Review: Netflix’s How It Ends neglects the key ideas of its end-times tale

    How It Ends is most interesting when you consider the implications of its title, which refers to much more than the apocalyptic event that serves as the movie’s inciting incident. What truths, fictions, loves, and behaviors evaporate in the face of chaos? Unfortunately, Netflix’s latest original film is a bit too reserved to fully commit to the most complicated of these…

  • Bon Iver unveils three new songs made in collaboration with Minnesota’s TU Dance: Stream FWC: Bon Iver unveils three new songs made in collaboration with Minnesota’s TU Dance: Stream

    Earlier this year, Bon Iver‘s Justin Vernon debuted new material during a collaborative performance with Minnesota’s TU Dance. Snippets of the performances emerged online, but now, with the release of a new PBS documentary about the collaboration, we’ve also received three high-quality videos featuring new songs and their accompanying dances. Titled “Come Through”, this fusion of Bon Iver’s music and…

  • How to keep plants alive in this blistering summer heat FWC: How to keep plants alive in this blistering summer heat

    A friend went to Portland, Ore., for a getaway and felt pretty smug about missing the recent SoCal heat wave, until he returned and surveyed the wreckage around his Pasadena home. “Lost many plants in my yard,” he texted. “Very upsetting. Blow torch.” We know the feeling. The blast of heat that…

  • Trump envía una delegación de alto nivel a reunión con López Obrador FWC: Trump envía una delegación de alto nivel a reunión con López Obrador

    Después de un año y medio de altos y bajos, la administración Trump está tratando de reparar las relaciones con su aliado cercano enviando una delegación de alto nivel a México para reunirse con el próximo presidente del país. El secretario de Estado Michael R. Pompeo encabezó al equipo en la Ciudad…