Tim Walker is The Independent’s Los Angeles correspondent, covering entertainment and other concerns from the West Coast of the US. He was previously a features writer and the editor of the paper’s diary column. His first novel, Completion, is being published in January 2014.
02 April 2015 07:25 PM
The founder of California's Crystal Cathedral megachurch was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer in 2013
California drought: Governor Jerry Brown announces mandatory water restrictions for first time in state's history
01 April 2015 09:31 PM
The Sierra Nevada snowpack is currently only 5% of the historical average for April - a situation described as 'just terrifying' by the Water Resources Control Board
01 April 2015 06:54 AM
Authorities say death does not appear to involve foul play, but that could change
Indiana moves to clarify new religious-freedom law following criticism that it discriminates against LGBT people
31 March 2015 07:17 PM
Several major companies have threatened to avoid doing business in the state because of the measure, with Apple CEO Tim Cook describing it as 'dangerous'
29 March 2015 11:59 PM
It’s the film the Church of Scientology would rather you didn’t see: on Sunday night HBO broadcast director Alex Gibney’s acclaimed documentary, Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, which contains devastating claims about the controversial religion.
California drought brings greatly reduced snowpack - which is bad news for skiers... and for everyone else
29 March 2015 12:00 AM
Snow-melt makes up 30 per cent of the state's annual water supply, forcing Governor Jerry Brown to allocate $1bn for water projects
27 March 2015 06:28 PM
Nelson, who is 81, revealed plans to launch 'Willie's Reserve'
Disney's mega money-making formula: 'Human' remakes of cartoon classics are part of a lucrative, long-term creative plan
26 March 2015 08:50 PM
26 March 2015 06:48 PM
Governor declares public health emergency as almost 80 people are diagnosed with the virus
24 March 2015 06:34 PM
Even the critics are impressed as British actor pitches it right as TV host
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
Australian man punched in the face for defending Muslim women from abuse on train
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
David Starkey 'tells Amal Clooney to shut up and stop over-promoting human rights'
EU referendum: David Cameron to deny EU migrants and under-18s the chance to vote
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- 2 Before you complain about your GP, this is what you need to know about actually doing the job
- 3 Father of 12 accused of raping, beating, starving and abusing his own children in US 'cult'
- 4 Britain's Got Talent 2015: Jamie Raven divides Twitter as fans expose mind-boggling magic trick
- 5 Charlie Charlie Challenge explained: not a Mexican demon being summoned — it's gravity