FROM Sandy Powell
Sandy Powell's costume philosophy Sandy Powell has the rare distinction of being nominated twice in the best costume design category for this year's Oscars. She designed costumes for two nominees, Carol and Cinderella. Powell designs for film and theater and got her start in movies working for avant-garde filmmakers Derek Jarman and Sally Potter. She works regularly with Martin Scorsese and Todd Haynes, director of Carol, but traces her influences back to David Bowie.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein faces an angry town hall crowd Senator Dianne Feinstein faced an angry crowd at her town hall in Los Angeles Thursday. The anger came from her would-be supporters -- people on the left. Also, a new bill wants to make it illegal for local police to cooperate with the feds who are targeting marijuana growers.
How California gave birth to Trumpism California served as an incubator for the hard-line conservative thinking that helped propel Donald Trump to the White House. It’s an ideology birthed out of opposition to the liberal politics and multiculturalism that now dominate the state.
States allowed to strip federal funds from abortion clinics President Trump signed the law allowing states to block federal funding to family planning clinics that offer abortions. Critics say this could potentially devastate the health care network that low-income women rely on for birth control and other reproductive care.