Skip to main content

Featured

Asian Americans and the L.A. vote

A new UCLA study says that Asian Americans, now the third-largest racial group in the city, have a ways to go when it comes to getting adequate representation.  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  June 3, 2023   View in browser Kenneth Mejia heading to his downtown campaign office in 2022 after he was elected L.A. city controller. (Steve Lopez/Los Angeles Times) Good morning, and welcome to L.A. on the Record — our City Hall newsletter. It's Jeong Park and Dakota Smith at the helm. In Los Angeles politics, 2022 was a historic year for Asian Americans. Kenneth Mejia became the first Asian American to win a citywide office when he triumphed in the city contr

'Fast X' stars fight for women not to be sidelined

Women have been instrumental in elevating the "Fast" franchise, and as "Fast X" hits screens, the female castmembers look for more character development -- maybe without the guys.
 ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ 
Los Angeles Times
Entertainment
The women of 'Fast & Furious' on their 'frustrating' 22-year fight not to be sidelined Click to view images

The female stars of Universal's $6-billion action saga, such as Jordana Brewster and Michelle Rodriguez, are still battling for their own story.

SHARE   |  Facebook  2-tw.pngREAD MORE
ADVERTISEMENT
Column: On social media, Johnny Depp's return was an outrage. At Cannes, it was a comeback Click to view images

In choosing "Jeanne du Barry," which stars Depp as King Louis XV, as its opening film, the Cannes Film Festival courted controversy by claiming to ignore it.

SHARE   |  Facebook  2-tw.pngREAD MORE
How the writers' strike is affecting awards shows and entertainment events Click to view images

Here are all of the awards shows and entertainment events that have been affected by the writers' strike.

SHARE   |  Facebook  2-tw.pngREAD MORE
ADVERTISEMENT
Review: The unreal lives of Anna Nicole Smith and NYC's socialite 'It Girls' Click to view images

"Anna Nicole Smith: You Don't Know Me" debuts on Netflix; Hulu's "Queenmaker: The Making of an It Girl" examines the period that made stars of Paris Hilton and other socialites.

SHARE   |  Facebook  2-tw.pngREAD MORE
Priscilla Presley agrees to settlement in dispute over Lisa Marie Presley estate Click to view images

Priscilla Presley had asked an L.A. County court to determine the validity of a document amending the will of Lisa Marie Presley, her late daughter.

SHARE   |  Facebook  2-tw.pngREAD MORE
Fourth time's the charm? This Utah band finally won NPR's Tiny Desk Contest Click to view images

Utah band Little Moon won NPR's Tiny Desk Contest this year with the acclaimed song "Wonder Eye." Other finalists included Alegrรญas and La Fonda.

SHARE   |  Facebook  2-tw.pngREAD MORE
Willie Nelson goes behind the music in upcoming book Click to view images

Willie Nelson offers a behind-the-scenes look at lyrics from 160 of his favorite songs in a book, "Energy Follows Thought: The Stories Behind My Songs," set to release Oct. 31.

SHARE   |  Facebook  2-tw.pngREAD MORE
ADVERTISEMENT

Thank you for reading the Los Angeles Times
Entertainment newsletter.
Invite your friends, relatives, coworkers to sign up here.
Not a subscriber? Get unlimited digital access to latimes.com. Subscribe here.
Los Angeles Times
Copyright © 2023, Los Angeles Times
2300 E. Imperial Highway, El Segundo, California, 90245
1-800-LA-TIMES | latimes.com

*Advertisers have no control over editorial decisions or content. If you're interested in placing an ad or classified, get in touch here.

We'd love your feedback on this newsletter. Please send your thoughts and suggestions here.

You received this email because you signed up for newsletters from The Los Angeles Times.
Manage marketing email preferences · Unsubscribe from this newsletter · Terms of service · Privacy policy · Do Not Sell My Personal Information · CA Notice of Collection

FOLLOW US Divider   Facebook   2-tw.png   Instagram   YouTube

Comments