Adding Paul Goldschmidt vaults Cardinals back in the NL Central hunt

One day during the 2018 season, after another empty at-bat against Dodgers reliever Pedro Baez, Paul Goldschmidt decided to investigate whether the data matched his intuition. He insisted he does not spend much time pondering his statistics — six All-Star appearances and four Silver Slugger...

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Essential arts: Why ‘Art in the Age of Black Power’ is the show for right now

Your regular guide, Carolina Miranda, is taking a week off the keyboards. But the arts never stop in Southern California — and we’ve just published our Spring Arts Preview, which we don’t want you to miss. I’m Laurie Ochoa, arts and entertainment editor of the L.A. Times with a super bloom of culture....

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The 34th Los Angeles Marathon gets underway early Sunday

More than 24,000 people from around the country and around the world will take over city streets on Sunday as part of the 34th Los Angeles Marathon, a 26.2-mile course extending from Dodger Stadium near downtown L.A. to the beach in Santa Monica. The race will begin at 6:30 a.m. with...

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American champion Nathan Chen wins gold at figure skating world championships

Defending champion Nathan Chen produced a spectacular free skate on Saturday to win the gold medal at the figure skating world championships. First after the short program, the 19-year-old Chen made no mistakes and landed four quadruple jumps to finish with 323.42 points. Chen opened with a...

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This Insta-famous design star wants you to star in her next book

Are you an artist? Maker? Or have a house that deserves to be in pictures? Interior design stylist, blogger and TV personality, Emily Henderson wants you. Following her 2015 bestseller, “Styled: Secrets for Arranging Rooms from Tabletops to Bookshelves,” the Los Angeles-based influencer has...

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High school baseball: Friday’s scores

Agoura 12, Oak Park 3 Anaheim 3, Whittier Christian 2 Ayala 11, Glendora 1 Banning 9, Desert Mirage 8 Beckman 11, Portola 5 Bishop Amat 4, Cantwell-Sacred Heart 2 Bonita 12, Colony 1 Cerritos 8, La Salle 3 Chaminade 8, Crespi 4 Chaparral 3, Murrieta Valley 1 Charter Oak 7, West Covina 0 Chino...

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