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Production has stopped on TV's "Bachelor in Paradise" due to allegations of sexual impropriety between DeMario Jackson and Corinne Olympios. (Courtesy ABC)

Scoop: ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ sex charges under investigation

Here’s the latest on the “Bachelor in Paradise” sex and drinking scandal:…

 

Dani Mathers, the 2015 Playboy Playmate of the Year, was ordered to clean up graffiti after facing criminal charges for posting a photo of a nude 70-year-old woman she took in a Los Angeles gym locker room. (Courtesy Twitter)

Scoop: Playboy model gets probation for body-shaming scandal

It’s too bad that Playboy model Dani Mathers won’t be going to…

 

Scott Hove’s “The Cakeland Fête Noir,” an exquisite and haunting installation, opens at Heron Arts. (Courtesy Scott Hove/Heron Arts)

Famed ‘Cakeland’ display comes back to the Bay

Eclectic Bay Area artist Scott Hove is bringing his “Cake Chamber” back…

 

A first look at a design for a proposed George Lucas museum in San Francisco. There is also a proposal for a location in Los Angeles. Both are by Chinese architect Ma Yansong. (Lucas Museum of Narrative Art/TNS)

Scoop: J.Lo, Marc Anthony reunite in Miami in support of Hillary

It wasn’t a trick and to many, it was probably a treat,…

A first look at a design for a proposed George Lucas museum in San Francisco. There is also a proposal for a location in Los Angeles. Both are by Chinese architect Ma Yansong. (Lucas Museum of Narrative Art/TNS)
Lindsay Lohan (pictured in a makeup-free selfie earlier this year) is asking the public to respect her privacy following an alleged outburst in London that drew police to her door. (Courtesy Instagram)

Scoop: LiLo asks for speculation on her personal life to halt

Note to Lindsay Lohan: Good luck if you think your request for…

Lindsay Lohan (pictured in a makeup-free selfie earlier this year) is asking the public to respect her privacy following an alleged outburst in London that drew police to her door. (Courtesy Instagram)
A fast burning wildfire chases down a couple of engines down Sand Caynon, near the Bear Divide in the Angeles National Forest on Saturday. (AP Photo/Ryan Babroff)

‘Like a freight train’: California wildfire guts 18 homes

LOS ANGELES — Flames raced down a steep hillside "like a freight…

A fast burning wildfire chases down a couple of engines down Sand Caynon, near the Bear Divide in the Angeles National Forest on Saturday. (AP Photo/Ryan Babroff)
In this July file photo, Leslie Jones arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Ghostbusters." In a series of posts Monday, Jones said she had been pummeled with racist tweets. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Scoop: Leslie Jones fights back against the Twitter hate

Under a barrage of hateful posts on Twitter, “Ghostbusters” star Leslie Jones…

In this July file photo, Leslie Jones arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Ghostbusters." In a series of posts Monday, Jones said she had been pummeled with racist tweets. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
Julian Green and Jessica Waldman appear in “Low Hanging Fruit.” (Courtesy Mario Parnell Photography)

‘Low Hanging Fruit’ exposes lives of homeless women veterans

Bay Area-based playwright Robin Bradford says she’s never been homeless nor a…

Julian Green and Jessica Waldman appear in “Low Hanging Fruit.” (Courtesy Mario Parnell Photography)
The Marijuana Don sits with bikini-clad women atop a tank outside the Marijuana Mansion on the Fourth of July. (Courtesy Marijuana Don via Instagram)

Entertainment tops tech at LA’s Marijuana Mansion

Jen Friel had reached out to me the week before. “You should…

The Marijuana Don sits with bikini-clad women atop a tank outside the Marijuana Mansion on the Fourth of July. (Courtesy Marijuana Don via Instagram)
This undated photo shows Mainak Sarkar, who police say carried out a murder-suicide at UCLA on Wednesday. (Facebook via AP)

UCLA shooter’s ‘kill list’ had dead Minnesota woman, 2 profs

LOS ANGELES — A former UCLA graduate student killed a woman in…

This undated photo shows Mainak Sarkar, who police say carried out a murder-suicide at UCLA on Wednesday. (Facebook via AP)
In this May 16 photo, two homeless men walk under the bridge along the Los Angeles River in Los Angeles, where the almost extinct form of American hieroglyphics known as hobo graffiti were discovered. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Anthropologist follows trail of century-old hobo graffiti

LOS ANGELES — Anthropologist Susan Phillips had spent a career examining the…

In this May 16 photo, two homeless men walk under the bridge along the Los Angeles River in Los Angeles, where the almost extinct form of American hieroglyphics known as hobo graffiti were discovered. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Transportation Security Administration chief Peter Neffenger arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday to testify before the House Homeland Security Committee which is looking for answers on how to balance security with long lines at airport checkpoints. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

TSA chief: Help is on the way to address long airport lines

WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration will add 768 new screeners by…

Transportation Security Administration chief Peter Neffenger arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday to testify before the House Homeland Security Committee which is looking for answers on how to balance security with long lines at airport checkpoints. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
In this May 21, 2015, file photo, an oil-covered bird flaps its wings amid at Refugio State Beach, north of Goleta. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Company charged for oil spill that fouled California beaches

LOS ANGELES — A Texas pipeline company that spilled more than 140,000…

In this May 21, 2015, file photo, an oil-covered bird flaps its wings amid at Refugio State Beach, north of Goleta. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
A recovery vehicle moves a sled down a track after a test of a Hyperloop One propulsion system in North Las Vegas, Nev. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Hyperloop One shows off super-speed propulsion technology

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. — A low-profile block of aluminum zipped across…

A recovery vehicle moves a sled down a track after a test of a Hyperloop One propulsion system in North Las Vegas, Nev. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this Nov. 3, 2015, file photo, provided by Southern California Gas Co., SoCalGas crews and technical experts attempt to safely stop the flow of natural gas leaking from a storage well at the utility's Aliso Canyon facility near the Northridge section of Los Angeles. (Javier Mendoza/SoCalGas via AP, File)

Cost estimate of Los Angeles-area gas leak hits $665 million

LOS ANGELES — The estimated cost of a massive gas well blowout…

In this Nov. 3, 2015, file photo, provided by Southern California Gas Co., SoCalGas crews and technical experts attempt to safely stop the flow of natural gas leaking from a storage well at the utility's Aliso Canyon facility near the Northridge section of Los Angeles. (Javier Mendoza/SoCalGas via AP, File)
In this Dec. 3, 2014 file photo, New York Police Department officer Joshua Jones wears a VieVu body camera on his chest during a news conference in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Police begin wider body camera use after months of testing

BOSTON — After months of testing, many of the nation's big-city police…

In this Dec. 3, 2014 file photo, New York Police Department officer Joshua Jones wears a VieVu body camera on his chest during a news conference in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Hundreds of May Day marchers chanting slogans and carrying signs - these say 'Immigrant Workers Want Respect"- and at least one Donald Trump piñata, take to the streets of Los Angeles, calling for immigrant and worker rights and decrying what they see as hateful presidential campaign rhetoric Sunday. (David Crane/Los Angeles Daily News via AP)

May Day marchers take to US streets in heated election year

LOS ANGELES — Hundreds of May Day marchers chanting slogans and carrying…

Hundreds of May Day marchers chanting slogans and carrying signs - these say 'Immigrant Workers Want Respect"- and at least one Donald Trump piñata, take to the streets of Los Angeles, calling for immigrant and worker rights and decrying what they see as hateful presidential campaign rhetoric Sunday. (David Crane/Los Angeles Daily News via AP)
This Sept. 15, 2015 file photo, taken with a drone, shows a street in Middletown, Calif., where several homes were completely destroyed by the Lake County wildfire. The number of new housing units in California declined last year for the first time since the start of the economic recovery, due mostly to wildfires that scorched more that 2,000 homes in Lake and Calaveras counties. (AP Photo/Brian Skoloff, File)

Wildfires cause dip in new California housing units

SACRAMENTO — The number of new housing units in California declined last…

This Sept. 15, 2015 file photo, taken with a drone, shows a street in Middletown, Calif., where several homes were completely destroyed by the Lake County wildfire. The number of new housing units in California declined last year for the first time since the start of the economic recovery, due mostly to wildfires that scorched more that 2,000 homes in Lake and Calaveras counties. (AP Photo/Brian Skoloff, File)

Oil island draws heat for ‘disrepair and dysfunction’

LOS ANGELES — One of California's early offshore oil drilling operations is…

Thousands of voters, celebrities, register to wrong party

LOS ANGELES — A survey has found that tens of thousands of…