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    L.A. Times - California | Local News

  • Insurance premium subsidy boosted superintendent's pay to $772,457

    17 Apr 2014 | 9:50 pm
    Centinela Valley Union district paid $98,000 for Supt. Jose Fernandez's life insurance, making his compensation $772,457, not $674,559 as previously stated. An embattled South Bay school district leader, under investigation for his high compensation, now has a new issue to deal with: insurance premiums that should have been counted as taxable income, but were not.
  • L.A. faces three more years of deficits, budget official says

    17 Apr 2014 | 9:21 pm
    Even if lawmakers limit spending, rising employee costs will drive deficits, analyst tells City Council members.Los Angeles faces budget deficits through 2018 even if elected officials keep a lid on spending and secure new concessions from the workforce, the top financial analyst at City Hall warned Thursday.
  • Immigrants seeking U.S. protection spend months in detention, suit says

    17 Apr 2014 | 8:54 pm
    Regulations say that immigrants seeking asylum should receive a determination within 10 days whether their cases may be legitimate.Thousands of immigrants seeking protection in the United States have spent months in detention waiting for the government to determine whether they may have legitimate cases, even though regulations say they should receive a determination within 10 days, according to a class-action lawsuit filed Thursday.
  • Iraqi immigrant found guilty of murdering wife in El Cajon

    17 Apr 2014 | 7:52 pm
    Prosecutors said the husband killed her because she wanted a divorce. The 2012 killing gained attention because a note at the scene suggested an anti-immigrant hate crime.SAN DIEGO — An Iraqi immigrant was convicted Thursday of murdering his wife in their El Cajon home because she wanted a divorce.
  • 911 calls describe chaos in aftermath of deadly bus crash

    17 Apr 2014 | 7:50 pm
    The California Highway Patrol releases emergency calls as part of the investigation into the cause of the collision.Emergency 911 calls released Thursday by the CHP convey the chaos and confusion in the moments after a FedEx truck collided head-on with a tour bus full of students, killing 10 people and injuring dozens of others.
 
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    Eastern Group Publications

  • Estudiantes de Bajos Recursos Carecen de Ayuda para la Universidad

    admin
    17 Apr 2014 | 1:16 pm
    Estudiantes del último grado de preparatoria por todo el país se preparan para revisar sus cartas de aceptación y ayuda financiera para cumplir con la fecha limite de mayo e informar a cual universidad asistirán en el otoño. Pero para muchos estudiantes en comunidades de bajos recursos, las opciones se reducen a asistir a un […]
  • Comienza la Iniciativa de Comunidades Limpias en Highland Park

    admin
    17 Apr 2014 | 1:05 pm
    El martes por la mañana el concejal José Huizar lanzó la Iniciativa Comunidades Limpias con un equipo de trabajadores que comenzaron a vaciar el cemento para una nueva acera, afuera del Centro de Personas Mayores Highland Park. La reparación de la acera es parte del plan de Huizar de $250,000 aprobado hace dos semanas por […]
  • Bell Gardens Aprueba un “Contrato Perenne” de 15 años con Athens

    admin
    17 Apr 2014 | 12:41 pm
    Docenas de residentes preocupados llenaron la sala del concejo de Bell Gardens el lunes cuando un contrato con los servicios de acarreo de basura Athens, provocó un debate entre quienes apoyan y rechazan el contrato. El concejo aprobó por unanimidad un contrato de 15 años para el acarreo de basura en el área residencial, pero […]
  • Protestantes en Contra de Exide Piden Medidas Más Severas

    admin
    17 Apr 2014 | 12:31 pm
    Manifestantes protestaron el lunes frente a la compañía de reciclaje Exide Tecchnologies en la ciudad de Vernon para exigir medidas más severas a nivel estatal, ya que en muestras recientes se demostraron niveles elevados de plomo en los patios de 39 casas cercanas. El grupo de miembros comunitarios se reunieron afuera de la planta localizada […]
  • ¡Bailando en el Festival de Música!

    admin
    17 Apr 2014 | 12:23 pm
        Estudiantes del quinto grado de la primaria Loma Vista en Maywood estuvieron entre los 18,000 estudiantes quienes bailaron al ritmo de la música en The Music Center Plaza como parte del 44 aniversario del programa más grande de California gratuito enfocado a las artes y la educación,  Blue Ribbon Children’s Festival.  
 
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    NBC News Top Stories

  • Robo-Sub Goes Deeper Than Ever but Still No Sign of MH370

    18 Apr 2014 | 2:39 am
    PERTH, Australia -- A robotic submarine headed back down into the depths of the Indian Ocean on Friday to scour the sea floor for any trace of the missing Malaysian jet one month after the search began off Australia's west coast.
  • Oops! Brits Hire David Axelrod, But Can't Spell His Name

    F. Brinley Bruton
    18 Apr 2014 | 2:24 am
    LONDON - The crowing announcement that Britain's Labour Party had hired Barack Obama's campaign guru and former adviser David Axelrod to help propel it back to power distilled why it might need the strategist’s help.
  • At Least 13 Sherpas Dead as Avalanche Sweeps Mount Everest

    18 Apr 2014 | 2:24 am
    An avalanche swept down a slope of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to ascend the world's highest peak, killing at least 13 people in the mountain's deadliest disaster.NBC News confirmed that all of the dead were Sherpa guides.
  • Inside the Ring of Steel Around the Boston Marathon

    Tom Winter
    18 Apr 2014 | 2:24 am
    BOSTON -- The bombing of the Boston Marathon shocked a nation, bloodied a city and stunned its proud police force.
  • Recession Not Over for Poor: Families Stretch Food to Last

    Miranda Leitsinger
    18 Apr 2014 | 2:08 am
    After Jaime Grimes found out in January that her monthly food stamps would be cut again, this time by $40, the single mother of four broke down into sobs — then she took action.The former high school teacher made a plan to stretch her family’s meager food stores even further.
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    Daily Bruin

  • Maximizing power a focus for UCLA rowing at Clemson Invitational

    Monica Gayed
    18 Apr 2014 | 1:16 am
    Coming off the San Diego Crew Classic two weeks ago having learned many lessons, the UCLA rowing team has renewed energy and refined techniques as it enters the Clemson Invitational Saturday and Sunday Competing against the numerous teams, many of which are ranked in the top 20, the No. 13 Bruins have been working mainly on maximizing their boat speeds, said senior port Samantha Upton. UCLA will race three times in each boat over the two days. “Since the Crew Classic, we have changed the lineups around just a bit, but we have primarily been working on racing in the red zone, which to us…
  • UCLA football’s Ellis McCarthy takes small steps toward big changes

    Chris Kalra
    18 Apr 2014 | 1:15 am
    Ellis McCarthy’s body has always been one of the first things people have noticed – all 6 feet 5 inches, 330 pounds of him. But the defensive lineman is instead focused on the smaller details of his body.After a sophomore season he called “OK” – but one in which he surged down the closing stretch – the junior has been honing his game this spring, body part by body part.There are McCarthy’s hands.He’s dedicated time specifically to improving his technique. In one type of drill, McCarthy hits a punching bag repeatedly, while another drill involves…
  • UCLA track and field prepares for challenges at Mt. SAC Relays

    Alexander Hyun
    18 Apr 2014 | 1:14 am
    The UCLA track and field team heads to Mt. San Antonio College to participate in the Mt. SAC Relays this weekend. Coming off impressive victories against BYU and TCU, UCLA is excited to face its next challenge. However, this week’s competition will only feature the athletes who have had successful marks up to this point in the season. “We’re sending our top athletes to Mt. SAC and we definitely want to represent UCLA,” said senior pole vaulter Mike Woepse. “This is California’s biggest meet, so we want to be the school that represents California the most…
  • Weekend Predictions: April 18-20

    Chris Kalra
    18 Apr 2014 | 1:12 am
    Every Friday The Bruin’s Sports section will predict the outcome of the weekend’s top three UCLA sporting events. Gymnastics: NCAA championships Friday through Sunday UCLA will struggle this weekend, losing sophomore Sophina DeJesus’ typical 9.9 on beam and possibly on bars because of an ankle injury. Freshman Jennifer Pinches and sophomore Danusia Francis also missed practice time this week due to illness, and though they are expected to compete, having three of the team’s staples battle injury and illness doesn’t bode well for the Bruins. Don’t expect UCLA to make it…
  • Deferred maintenance may cause UC physical, fiscal harm

    Emily Liu
    18 Apr 2014 | 1:11 am
    A growing number of University of California campus facilities are aging and falling into disrepair, becoming one of the UC’s biggest costs and problems for the future, according to a recent report by a nonpartisan state analysts office. Deferred maintenance projects are building repairs or upgrades that have been delayed, often due to funding constraints. These delays may raise the risk of building safety on campus and mean higher costs for emergency repairs or major renovations when such problems are prolonged, according to the report. “Deferred maintenance is a major problem for…
 
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    CBS Los Angeles

  • LAPD Investigating Possible Link Between Teen’s Attempted Abduction, Recent Murders

    madisonjennifer
    17 Apr 2014 | 11:25 pm
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Police are investigating possible links between the attempted abduction of a teenage girl doused with flammable liquid and two deadly attacks in L.A. County. LAPD Commander Andrew Smith identified 30-year-old Robert Ransom as a suspect in the latest case, and says facts surrounding the girl’s attempted abduction last month are startlingly similar to those surrounding the deaths of two other women. “He approached a 16-year-old female on the street. It was back on March 20, took her into his van, drove her to another location, attempted to assault her and…
  • Gas Prices Continue To Rise In SoCal

    neilajamee
    17 Apr 2014 | 11:17 pm
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Gas prices in Southern California are continuing to skyrocket. Fuel was an average of $3.98/gallon this time last year. A month ago, it was more than $4. Last week, prices spiked to $4.18. On Thursday? The price was at $4.30/gallon. AAA’s Marie Montgomery said it’s been a “crazy” few weeks. “We’re up about 70 cents since the end of January. Unfortunately, the wholesale market really spiked up on news that a couple of our refineries here in Southern California were having longer than expected maintenance,” she said. KCAL9’s Bobby Kaple reported that…
  • Mudslide Search Dog Comes Home To SoCal

    madisonjennifer
    17 Apr 2014 | 10:57 pm
    IRVINE (CBSLA.com) — A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy and her yellow lab have returned to Southern California after an unprecedented recovery mission in Washington state. Teams of cadaver dogs and their handlers were sent in by FEMA to find the bodies those who perished in the devastating March 22 mudslide that hit Oso. Deputy Su Vodrazka, who works with Orange County firefighters, said training with her 2-year-old female Labrador retriever, named Riggs, paid off. “She did exactly what I hoped she would do,” Vodrazka told KCAL9′s Stacey Butler. “Her…
  • Sheriff’s Department Awards Medals Of Valor To Deputies Who Fought Gun Battle With Christopher Dorner

    Alan Carter
    17 Apr 2014 | 10:54 pm
    RANCHO CUCAMONGA (CBSLA.com) — The San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department honored the deputies who fought gun battles with Christopher Dorner. The men, including one posthumously, were honored for saving lives. The deputies were all awarded prestigious medals of valor. Thirty-five medals were given out. KCAL’s Rachel Kim said the most thunderous applause was reserved for the family of Jeremiah MacKay. He was killed in the line of duty in a gun battle with Dorner. When MacKay’s name was read, in fact, he was given a standing ovation. His wife Lynette and their daughter…
  • ‘X-Men’ Director Bryan Singer Accused Of Sexual Abuse, Participating In Hollywood Sex Ring Involving Boys

    Lauren
    17 Apr 2014 | 10:53 pm
    HONOLULU (CBS/AP) — A former child model and aspiring actor is accusing “X-Men” franchise director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager in a federal lawsuit filed in Hawaii. The lawsuit filed Wednesday says the director of the forthcoming “X-Men: Days of Future Past” forced Michael Egan III into sex during parties in California and Hawaii when he was 15-17 in the late 1990s. Singer’s attorney Marty Singer says in a statement that the claims are “absurd and defamatory.” He says the lawsuit is an obvious attempt to get publicity ahead of…
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    LA Observed

  • Dee Dee Myers to join Warner Bros. as chief flack

    Kevin
    17 Apr 2014 | 10:05 am
    Myers' Clinton ties could be a factor if Hillary Clinton runs for president. Before she became the first female press secretary at the White House, Myers worked in LA City Hall.
  • Griffith Park mountain lion found sick, possibly poisoned

    Kevin
    17 Apr 2014 | 9:15 am
    Remember those stunning photos of P-22 in National Geographic? "He doesn't look like that anymore," National Park Service researcher Seth Riley says now.
  • Jay Z in the house

    Kevin
    16 Apr 2014 | 12:35 pm
    Brooklyn's most famous music mogul is at City Hall this morning to announce plans for a festival downtown this summer.
  • Morning Buzz: Wednesday 4.16.14

    Kevin
    16 Apr 2014 | 10:08 am
    The races to replace Waxman and Yaroslavsky, sidewalk money goes unspent, Garcetti and Jay Z to announce DTLA festival, sheriff's use of force rules, and no subway entrance at 2nd and Spring because Tribune has development plans. Plus more.
  • LA Register rolls off the presses, explains its free market bias

    Kevin
    16 Apr 2014 | 2:47 am
    The editorial in the first issue of the new Los Angeles print newspaper, out today, says the Register's opinion page "aims to infuse a new perspective into the political and public policy debate in our community and lead the charge for a new generation of liberty-minded, free-market intellectuals."
 
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    Los Angeles Business News - Local Los Angeles News | Los Angeles Business from bizjournals

  • Old Hollywood studios get Icon tower

    Scott Bridges
    17 Apr 2014 | 1:25 pm
    In the early days of film-making, it was called Poverty Row. The Sunset Gower Studios, once the Harry Cohn-era Columbia Pictures lot that cranked out B-pictures and the early gems of Frank Capra, and Sunset Bronson Studios, the former Warner Bros. studio where the so-called talkies were first created with 1927’s “The Jazz Singer, are getting a Hollywood makeover. Hudson Pacific Properties, one of the city’s busiest landlords has unveiled plans for the new Icon at Sunset Bronson Studios, a…
  • DWP resumes shut-offs on delinquents

    Scott Bridges
    17 Apr 2014 | 1:21 pm
    The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power wants the $242 million it says it’s owed by delinquent ratepayers, and it’s ready to begin shutting off their electricity. In November, the City Council ordered the DWP to hold off on most of those shutdowns because of a new billing system that the council viewed unreliable. Officials at the department said this week, however, that those problems have been resolved and they’re ready to collect or cut off the juice,  according to the Los Angeles…
  • Sriracha factory owner considers move

    Scott Bridges
    17 Apr 2014 | 1:17 pm
    Now that Irwindale has turned up its nose at its smelly Sriracha factory, owner David Tran is considering moving his odor-producing business to another town, the  Los Angeles Times reported Thursday. Tran says his Huy Fong Foods is being courted by politicians and business leaders from 10 states, as well as multiple California cities, which are apparently interested in providing a new home for his Sriracha factory. He has invited them to tour his facility to see if their communities could handle…
  • Covered California's final sign-up total: almost 1.4M

    Chris Rauber
    17 Apr 2014 | 12:14 pm
    Covered California's final sign-up total for its initial open enrollment period totaled nearly 1.4 million, including nearly 206,000 who took advantage of extra time to complete applications between April 1 and the April 15 extended deadline. Nationally, the total was about 7.5 million, former U.S. Health and Human Services director Kathleen Sebelius said recently, which would put California's tally at 18.7 percent of the national figure. The California total of 1.396 million exceeded the Obamacare…
  • Q&A: Swagbucks offers rewards for shopping online and soon on the go

    Annlee Ellingson
    17 Apr 2014 | 11:44 am
    Last fall, my husband and I spent a week and a half in London and watched the Minnesota Vikings play the Pittsburgh Steelers in Wembley Stadium. The fall before that, we spent 10 days in Munich during Oktoberfest. On neither trip did we spend a dime on a hotel room. Our not-so-secret? Rewards. Hotel points, airline miles, cash back — by now we’re all familiar with the ways in which credit cards seek our spending loyalty. But a company called Swagbucks, founded by a rabbi-in-training and a California…
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    L.A. Times - Business

  • Lowe's settles EPA allegations on lead paint

    17 Apr 2014 | 6:38 pm
    The settlement ends a federal investigation into allegations that some Lowe's contractors had violated safe practices to prevent lead pollution.WASHINGTON — Lowe's Cos., the home-improvement retail giant, has agreed to pay a $500,000 civil penalty and roll out a new record-keeping policy for contractors that could encounter lead paint.
  • Shares of Weibo soar on debut

    17 Apr 2014 | 6:36 pm
    The Chinese social network surges as much as 44% on its first day of trading.Shares of microblogging site Weibo surged as much as 44% on its first day of trading, a robust start for the first of three major Chinese tech companies planning initial public offerings in the U.S. this year.
  • Obamacare enrollments top 8 million

    17 Apr 2014 | 6:28 pm
    With sign-ups well past projections, the president declares the repeal debate 'over.'WASHINGTON — Driven by a last-minute flood of enrollments, particularly in California, sign-ups for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act's online marketplaces hit 8 million, President Obama announced Thursday.
  • Gasoline prices jump in California as refineries encounter trouble

    17 Apr 2014 | 6:08 pm
    The statewide average for a gallon of regular has surged 13 cents in a week. Analysts differ on when prices will begin to drop.Problems at some of the state's fuel refineries have sent gasoline prices soaring in California just in time for the kickoff of the busy driving season.
  • When health insurers play games, patients lose

    17 Apr 2014 | 4:50 pm
    A doctor jumps through numerous hoops to get UnitedHealthcare to pay for a patient's breast reduction — only to finally be told the surgery wasn't covered by her policy.Dr. Theodore Corwin, a plastic surgeon in Thousand Oaks for the last 30 years, has had run-ins with insurers before, but never one so aggravating — and pointless — as this.
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    L.A. Times - Business

  • Lowe's settles EPA allegations on lead paint

    17 Apr 2014 | 6:38 pm
    The settlement ends a federal investigation into allegations that some Lowe's contractors had violated safe practices to prevent lead pollution.WASHINGTON — Lowe's Cos., the home-improvement retail giant, has agreed to pay a $500,000 civil penalty and roll out a new record-keeping policy for contractors that could encounter lead paint.
  • Shares of Weibo soar on debut

    17 Apr 2014 | 6:36 pm
    The Chinese social network surges as much as 44% on its first day of trading.Shares of microblogging site Weibo surged as much as 44% on its first day of trading, a robust start for the first of three major Chinese tech companies planning initial public offerings in the U.S. this year.
  • Obamacare enrollments top 8 million

    17 Apr 2014 | 6:28 pm
    With sign-ups well past projections, the president declares the repeal debate 'over.'WASHINGTON — Driven by a last-minute flood of enrollments, particularly in California, sign-ups for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act's online marketplaces hit 8 million, President Obama announced Thursday.
  • Gasoline prices jump in California as refineries encounter trouble

    17 Apr 2014 | 6:08 pm
    The statewide average for a gallon of regular has surged 13 cents in a week. Analysts differ on when prices will begin to drop.Problems at some of the state's fuel refineries have sent gasoline prices soaring in California just in time for the kickoff of the busy driving season.
  • When health insurers play games, patients lose

    17 Apr 2014 | 4:50 pm
    A doctor jumps through numerous hoops to get UnitedHealthcare to pay for a patient's breast reduction — only to finally be told the surgery wasn't covered by her policy.Dr. Theodore Corwin, a plastic surgeon in Thousand Oaks for the last 30 years, has had run-ins with insurers before, but never one so aggravating — and pointless — as this.
 
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    Los Angeles News and Events | LA Weekly, LA Weekly

  • The Mongolian Way

    Ann Haskins
    19 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    Landlocked between Russia and China, Mongolia has absorbed influences from those two countries into its own distinctive culture, which dates back to its assertions of empire under Genghis Khan in the 1200s. The dance troupe Khukh Tenger's name translates to "Blue Sky" and references the nomadic indigenous people's deep connection... by Ann Haskins Landlocked between Russia and China, Mongolia has absorbed influences from those two countries into its own distinctive culture, which dates back to its assertions of empire under Genghis Khan in the 1200s. The dance troupe Khukh Tenger's name…
  • Brokechella

    Britt Witt
    19 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    Ditch your desert festival FOMO and take yourself on a cheap date with Brokechella. Now in its fourth year, the event is an ever-growing, ever-promising celebration of local musicians and visual artists. The arts and music festival indulges all the senses across every genre, with interactive art installations, food trucks,... by Britt Witt Ditch your desert festival FOMO and take yourself on a cheap date with Brokechella. Now in its fourth year, the event is an ever-growing, ever-promising celebration of local musicians and visual artists.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this…
  • Krush Groove with 
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, 
DJ Quik, Too $hort

    Jacqueline Michael Whatley
    19 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    Legendary 93.5 KDAY presents Krush Groove 2014, a concert featuring some of hip-hop's most influential acts past and present. Headlining the show are top-selling, Cleveland-based rap legends Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. After a brief hiatus in 2011, during which Krayzie and Wish left the group, the guys were able to reconcile creative... by Jacqueline Michael Whatley Legendary 93.5 KDAY presents Krush Groove 2014, a concert featuring some of hip-hop's most influential acts past and present. Headlining the show are top-selling, Cleveland-based rap legends Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.… [ Read more ] […
  • Decline and Fall

    Siran Babayan
    18 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences earlier this month screened The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years, Penelope Spheeris' 1988 look at hair metal along the Sunset Strip. Tonight, see the documentaries that bookend the filmmaker's L.A. music trilogy: The Decline of Western Civilization and... by Siran Babayan The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences earlier this month screened The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years, Penelope Spheeris' 1988 look at hair metal along the Sunset Strip. Tonight, see the documentaries that bookend the…
  • Decline and Fall

    Siran Babayan
    18 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences earlier this month screened The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years, Penelope Spheeris' 1988 look at hair metal along the Sunset Strip. Tonight, see the documentaries that bookend the filmmaker's L.A. music trilogy: The Decline of Western Civilization and... by Siran Babayan The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences earlier this month screened The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years, Penelope Spheeris' 1988 look at hair metal along the Sunset Strip. Tonight, see the documentaries that bookend the…
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    Los Angeles News and Events | LA Weekly, LA Weekly

  • The Mongolian Way

    Ann Haskins
    19 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    Landlocked between Russia and China, Mongolia has absorbed influences from those two countries into its own distinctive culture, which dates back to its assertions of empire under Genghis Khan in the 1200s. The dance troupe Khukh Tenger's name translates to "Blue Sky" and references the nomadic indigenous people's deep connection... by Ann Haskins Landlocked between Russia and China, Mongolia has absorbed influences from those two countries into its own distinctive culture, which dates back to its assertions of empire under Genghis Khan in the 1200s. The dance troupe Khukh Tenger's name…
  • Brokechella

    Britt Witt
    19 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    Ditch your desert festival FOMO and take yourself on a cheap date with Brokechella. Now in its fourth year, the event is an ever-growing, ever-promising celebration of local musicians and visual artists. The arts and music festival indulges all the senses across every genre, with interactive art installations, food trucks,... by Britt Witt Ditch your desert festival FOMO and take yourself on a cheap date with Brokechella. Now in its fourth year, the event is an ever-growing, ever-promising celebration of local musicians and visual artists.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this…
  • Krush Groove with 
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, 
DJ Quik, Too $hort

    Jacqueline Michael Whatley
    19 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    Legendary 93.5 KDAY presents Krush Groove 2014, a concert featuring some of hip-hop's most influential acts past and present. Headlining the show are top-selling, Cleveland-based rap legends Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. After a brief hiatus in 2011, during which Krayzie and Wish left the group, the guys were able to reconcile creative... by Jacqueline Michael Whatley Legendary 93.5 KDAY presents Krush Groove 2014, a concert featuring some of hip-hop's most influential acts past and present. Headlining the show are top-selling, Cleveland-based rap legends Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.… [ Read more ] […
  • Decline and Fall

    Siran Babayan
    18 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences earlier this month screened The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years, Penelope Spheeris' 1988 look at hair metal along the Sunset Strip. Tonight, see the documentaries that bookend the filmmaker's L.A. music trilogy: The Decline of Western Civilization and... by Siran Babayan The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences earlier this month screened The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years, Penelope Spheeris' 1988 look at hair metal along the Sunset Strip. Tonight, see the documentaries that bookend the…
  • Decline and Fall

    Siran Babayan
    18 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences earlier this month screened The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years, Penelope Spheeris' 1988 look at hair metal along the Sunset Strip. Tonight, see the documentaries that bookend the filmmaker's L.A. music trilogy: The Decline of Western Civilization and... by Siran Babayan The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences earlier this month screened The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years, Penelope Spheeris' 1988 look at hair metal along the Sunset Strip. Tonight, see the documentaries that bookend the…
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    Deadline.com

  • ‘Scandal’ Finale: Shonda Rhimes On ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

    THE DEADLINE TEAM
    17 Apr 2014 | 10:29 pm
    Jimmy Kimmel gamely interviewed Shonda Rhimes — “the woman whose brain gave birth” to ABC’s primetime soap Scandal, in a full episode of his late night show Jimmy Kimmel Live, tonight, while viewers attempted to recover from the dizzying Scandal season finale. Chatting with Rhimes on the show set, Kimmel noted the season wrapper was really about three finales’ worth of action. “I always want to make the show something you can’t do other stuff while it’s on…You can’t fold laundry, you can’t yell at your husband,”  Rhimes explained. Kimmel said that was noble of…
  • Global Showbiz Briefs: Tom Jones To Star In ‘Under Milk Wood’; Marco Frazier Upped To SVP At AMC/Sundance Channel Global

    THE DEADLINE TEAM
    17 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Tom Jones, Sian Phillips & Michael Sheen Join ‘Under Milk Wood’ Cast Tom Jones, Sian Phillips and Michael Sheen have joined the cast of Under Milk Wood, BBC Wales TV’s adaptation of Dylan Thomas’ “play for voices.” Jones stars as the blind and tormented Captain Cat, with Sheen among several actors playing First Voice and Second Voice, including Matthew Rhys and John Rhys Davies. The cast also includes Jonathan Pryce, Ioan Gruffudd and opera star Bryn Terfel. Since its debut on radio 60 years ago, the tale of the residents of the fictional Welsh village…
  • Deadline Awards Watch 70: The Cannes Lineup Assessment Podcast

    PETE HAMMOND
    17 Apr 2014 | 8:39 pm
    In this week’s podcast, Deadline Awards Columnist Pete Hammond and host David Bloom assess the just-announced lineup for this year’s Cannes Film Festival, which competing films have serious Oscar hopes and which pics Pete can’t wait to see when he hits the Croisette for Deadline next month. Today also was the last day for would-be Emmy voters to make themselves eligible with the TV Academy, and Pete and David take a look at the Emmy campaigns that are heating up, while also grumpily acknowledging the first Oscar campaign of the 2015 season. Finally, Pete gives his take on the…
  • ‘Scandal’: Shonda Rhimes Whips Up Spoiler Storm With Season Finale

    LISA DE MORAES, TV Columnist
    17 Apr 2014 | 8:08 pm
    MAJOR SPOILER ALERT: This story contains many details of Thursday’s season finale episode of ABC’s Scandal. ABC’s D.C. drama, created by Shonda Rhimes, has grabbed big ratings over three seasons with a potent mix of wild plot twists and savvy use of social media. In another signature Shonda shocker, Washington fixer Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) tonight watched POTUS Fitzgerald Grant (Tony Goldwyn) become a virtual certainty to lose his re-election bid when a bomb intended for him goes off at the funeral of a U.S. senator who’d been assassinated by Olivia’s…
  • Ronnie Gene Blevins Joins ‘Crawlspace’; Reiley McClendon Cast In ‘Shangri-La Suite

    THE DEADLINE TEAM
    17 Apr 2014 | 8:05 pm
    Ronnie Gene Blevins (Joe) has been cast in New Line’s genre pic Crawlspace, directed by Vampire Killers helmer Phil Claydon. He’ll play Ray Walsh, the gruff and mysterious next-door neighbor of widower (Michael Vartan), who moves into a new home in the suburbs with his daughter and new wife. Peter Safran and Rick Alvarez are producing the pic which began filming last month in L.A. Blevins is repped by Pure Arts. Reiley McClendon has booked a role in Shangri-La Suite opposite Luke Grimes and Emily Browning. The indie drama is set in 1974 and focuses on two troubled 20-year-olds who…
 
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  • The Mongolian Way

    Ann Haskins
    19 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    Landlocked between Russia and China, Mongolia has absorbed influences from those two countries into its own distinctive culture, which dates back to its assertions of empire under Genghis Khan in the 1200s. The dance troupe Khukh Tenger's name translates to "Blue Sky" and references the nomadic indigenous people's deep connection... by Ann Haskins Landlocked between Russia and China, Mongolia has absorbed influences from those two countries into its own distinctive culture, which dates back to its assertions of empire under Genghis Khan in the 1200s. The dance troupe Khukh Tenger's name…
  • Brokechella

    Britt Witt
    19 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    Ditch your desert festival FOMO and take yourself on a cheap date with Brokechella. Now in its fourth year, the event is an ever-growing, ever-promising celebration of local musicians and visual artists. The arts and music festival indulges all the senses across every genre, with interactive art installations, food trucks,... by Britt Witt Ditch your desert festival FOMO and take yourself on a cheap date with Brokechella. Now in its fourth year, the event is an ever-growing, ever-promising celebration of local musicians and visual artists.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this…
  • Krush Groove with 
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, 
DJ Quik, Too $hort

    Jacqueline Michael Whatley
    19 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    Legendary 93.5 KDAY presents Krush Groove 2014, a concert featuring some of hip-hop's most influential acts past and present. Headlining the show are top-selling, Cleveland-based rap legends Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. After a brief hiatus in 2011, during which Krayzie and Wish left the group, the guys were able to reconcile creative... by Jacqueline Michael Whatley Legendary 93.5 KDAY presents Krush Groove 2014, a concert featuring some of hip-hop's most influential acts past and present. Headlining the show are top-selling, Cleveland-based rap legends Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.… [ Read more ] […
  • Decline and Fall

    Siran Babayan
    18 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences earlier this month screened The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years, Penelope Spheeris' 1988 look at hair metal along the Sunset Strip. Tonight, see the documentaries that bookend the filmmaker's L.A. music trilogy: The Decline of Western Civilization and... by Siran Babayan The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences earlier this month screened The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years, Penelope Spheeris' 1988 look at hair metal along the Sunset Strip. Tonight, see the documentaries that bookend the…
  • Decline and Fall

    Siran Babayan
    18 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences earlier this month screened The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years, Penelope Spheeris' 1988 look at hair metal along the Sunset Strip. Tonight, see the documentaries that bookend the filmmaker's L.A. music trilogy: The Decline of Western Civilization and... by Siran Babayan The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences earlier this month screened The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years, Penelope Spheeris' 1988 look at hair metal along the Sunset Strip. Tonight, see the documentaries that bookend the…
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  • The Mongolian Way

    Ann Haskins
    19 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    Landlocked between Russia and China, Mongolia has absorbed influences from those two countries into its own distinctive culture, which dates back to its assertions of empire under Genghis Khan in the 1200s. The dance troupe Khukh Tenger's name translates to "Blue Sky" and references the nomadic indigenous people's deep connection... by Ann Haskins Landlocked between Russia and China, Mongolia has absorbed influences from those two countries into its own distinctive culture, which dates back to its assertions of empire under Genghis Khan in the 1200s. The dance troupe Khukh Tenger's name…
  • Brokechella

    Britt Witt
    19 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    Ditch your desert festival FOMO and take yourself on a cheap date with Brokechella. Now in its fourth year, the event is an ever-growing, ever-promising celebration of local musicians and visual artists. The arts and music festival indulges all the senses across every genre, with interactive art installations, food trucks,... by Britt Witt Ditch your desert festival FOMO and take yourself on a cheap date with Brokechella. Now in its fourth year, the event is an ever-growing, ever-promising celebration of local musicians and visual artists.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this…
  • Krush Groove with 
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, 
DJ Quik, Too $hort

    Jacqueline Michael Whatley
    19 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    Legendary 93.5 KDAY presents Krush Groove 2014, a concert featuring some of hip-hop's most influential acts past and present. Headlining the show are top-selling, Cleveland-based rap legends Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. After a brief hiatus in 2011, during which Krayzie and Wish left the group, the guys were able to reconcile creative... by Jacqueline Michael Whatley Legendary 93.5 KDAY presents Krush Groove 2014, a concert featuring some of hip-hop's most influential acts past and present. Headlining the show are top-selling, Cleveland-based rap legends Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.… [ Read more ] […
  • Decline and Fall

    Siran Babayan
    18 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences earlier this month screened The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years, Penelope Spheeris' 1988 look at hair metal along the Sunset Strip. Tonight, see the documentaries that bookend the filmmaker's L.A. music trilogy: The Decline of Western Civilization and... by Siran Babayan The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences earlier this month screened The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years, Penelope Spheeris' 1988 look at hair metal along the Sunset Strip. Tonight, see the documentaries that bookend the…
  • Decline and Fall

    Siran Babayan
    18 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences earlier this month screened The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years, Penelope Spheeris' 1988 look at hair metal along the Sunset Strip. Tonight, see the documentaries that bookend the filmmaker's L.A. music trilogy: The Decline of Western Civilization and... by Siran Babayan The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences earlier this month screened The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years, Penelope Spheeris' 1988 look at hair metal along the Sunset Strip. Tonight, see the documentaries that bookend the…
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  • Odyssey Ball has John Wayne and J.R. Martinez in the spotlight

    MARGIE BARRON
    16 Apr 2014 | 1:55 am
    Anita Swift, Princesses Zaziwe & Zamaswazi, and JR Martinez John Wayne said, “Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway.” So when Dancing With the Stars champ, actor, author, motivational speaker, and U.S. Army veteran J.R. Martinez hosted the John Wayne Cancer Institute Auxiliary’s 29th Annual Odyssey Ball, he reminded everyone, “That’s what cancer survivors do every day.” Actually, the JWCI supporters at the Beverly Wilshire already knew that, with many doctors and their ground-breaking research teams in attendance. All on hand knew J.R. Martinez was the…
  • MTV Movie Awards 2014 Secret Room Style Lounge

    MARGIE BARRON
    16 Apr 2014 | 1:32 am
    Secret Room Events MTV Movie 2014   This year’s MTV Movie Awards had wild and wonderful guys in the spotlight including the chest-bearing cutie Zac Efron, Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Jared Leto, potty-mouth Mark Wahlberg, and hip-host Conan O’Brien. And it came as no surprise that The Hunger Games: Catching Fire was named “Movie of the Year.” But the festive show was just another excuse for celebrities to flock to popular Hollywood gift suites. The Secret Room Events Style Lounge was held in honor of the 2014 MTV Movie Awards and presented some of the best companies, products…
  • Coachella 2014 – Full Coverage

    BRAD AUERBACH
    14 Apr 2014 | 6:36 pm
    The first weekend of Coachella 2014 was again a three day affair filled with surprises and good fun.  Here are my running notes, consolidated for your pleasure.   FRIDAY The heat seemed even more intense than in years past. Compared to Outside Lands, the t-shirts at Coachella were far more clever and the people far more alluring. Perhaps that emphasis on eye candy distinguishes this southern California institution. A guy swinging his balls at the Outdoor Theatre Given that Goldenvoice sold out both weekends before announcing the lineup, they seemed more liberal about letting bands book…
  • Don Quixote – San Diego Opera and The Windmills of Change

    BRAD AUERBACH
    9 Apr 2014 | 8:38 pm
    There was little warning that when this opera was scheduled years ago that it would be the poignant final production of the San Diego Opera.  Having become one of the country’s top ten opera companies over the course of its 49 years, the board determined that it could not in good faith plan for its 50th year. The issue was loss in revenue, not growth in expenses. The budget was reduced from $17.4 million in 2007 to $15 million this year. Falling contributions and box office revenue painted a clear picture of the future. As a result, this magnificent production about tilting at windmills…
  • Humphrey’s Concerts By The Bay 2014

    BRAD AUERBACH
    2 Apr 2014 | 9:38 pm
    The venerable venue by the water just announced its current season, and the lineup includes some true gems, many familiar favorites and a few new arrivals. Here are some highlights: April 16                BROKEN BELLS = Danger Mouse + The Shins. That is a simplistic formula, but the duo of Brian (Danger Mouse) Burton and James Mercer, lead singer for The Shins will be accompanied by a full band. Expect to hear much from their great album “Holding on For Life” from late last year. April 17                BRYAN FERRY – here is a guy who grew up poor, once…
 
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  • Nicole Garcia To Head Cannes’ Camera d’Or Jury

    John Hopewell
    18 Apr 2014 | 2:19 am
    PARIS — France’s Nicole Garcia, a well-regarded actress-turned-director who has worked with many of French cinema’s greats, will serve as president of the Cannes Festival’s Camera d’Or Award jury. Created in 1978, the Camera d’Or prizes the best feature debut at the Festival.
  • ‘Scandal’ Season Finale Buckles Under Dizzying Absurdities

    Brian Lowry
    17 Apr 2014 | 11:11 pm
    “Scandal” often brings to mind Stephen J. Cannell’s story about pitching “The A-Team” to Brandon Tartikoff. The legendary producer fondly recalled that the wilder the pitch became (until they were essentially just winging it with whatever crazy thing they could think of), the more the NBC executive liked it. Viewers have largely responded the same... Read more »
  • TNT’s Craig Sager Diagnosed With Leukemia

    Variety Staff
    17 Apr 2014 | 8:01 pm
    TNT sideline reporter Craig Sager, known for his ever-colorful suits, has been diagnosed with leukemia. His son made the announcement Thursday on Twitter. Craig Jr.’s tweets also suggested that his dad, who also works for TBS, would miss most if not all of the NBA playoffs, which begin this weekend. Sager has been working with... Read more »
  • Broadway Review: ‘Act One’ Starring Tony Shalhoub

    Gordon Cox
    17 Apr 2014 | 7:30 pm
    Moss Hart has a lot to answer for.  Just think how many future brain surgeons and rocket scientists were lost, lured to Gotham to pursue a theater career after reading “Act One,” the eminent Broadway playwright-director’s captivating 1959 showbiz autobiography. Still, Hart can’t be blamed for the missteps of playwright-director James Lapine in adapting that... Read more »
  • WATCH: American Women Get Royally Duped in Fox’s ‘I Wanna Marry ‘Harry” Trailer

    Andrea Seikaly
    17 Apr 2014 | 7:10 pm
    With Prince William off the market and baby George years away from the crown, it looks like American women will do just about anything for a shot at romance with a royal — even if it means not fact-checking the person’s pedigree. The trailer for Fox’s new reality dating series “I Wanna Marry ‘Harry’” (created... Read more »
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    L.A. Times - Sports

  • No power to the Kings in playoff-opening loss to Sharks

    17 Apr 2014 | 11:30 pm
    They get off to a horrible start at San Jose, which quickly dents L.A. goalie Jonathan Quick's invincible aura in a 6-3 victory. SAN JOSE -- A power outage darkened the SAP Center on Thursday night shortly before the Kings and San Jose Sharks were scheduled to warm up for their playoff opener, leaving the crowd murmuring in confusion and forcing antsy players to wait in corridors illuminated by dim backup lights while they wondered what to do next.
  • Kings drop playoff opener to Sharks, 6-3

    17 Apr 2014 | 11:05 pm
    San Jose builds a 5-0 lead through two periods, including two late goals in first period, before L.A. makes a third-period comeback that is too little, too late.SAN JOSE — This was like a nasty flashback, one bad journey into the darkness for Kings fans.
  • USC football: Toa Lobendahn has chance to start as a freshman

    17 Apr 2014 | 9:30 pm
    Lobendahn, who graduated from high school in December, has looked good on the Trojans' offensive line, practicing in place of injured veterans.Toa Lobendahn has practiced only 14 times at USC, but the freshman's performance during spring workouts has put him on track for a possible starting role on the offensive line in the fall.
  • Dodgers edge the Giants, 2-1, to close series

    17 Apr 2014 | 9:30 pm
    Hanley Ramirez misses the game after being hit in the hand the night before by a 90-mph fastball, but he expects to play Friday against Arizona.AT THE PLATE: Hanley Ramirez, who was struck in the hand with a 90-mph fastball the previous night, was out of the lineup. However, Ramirez said he expected to play when the Dodgers open a three-game series Friday against the Arizona Diamondbacks. With Ramirez still sidelined, the Dodgers were limited to seven hits. Of them, two were by Adrian Gonzalez, who extended his hitting streak to 12 games. Gonzalez's fifth-inning single drove in Justin Turner…
  • Clippers' Blake Griffin doesn't want to talk flop

    17 Apr 2014 | 8:55 pm
    Forward won't get into a back and forth with Golden State's Klay Thompson, who says the Clippers' All-Star is 'like a bull in a china shop.'Blake Griffin stood with his back against the wall at the Clippers' practice facility Thursday, his answers thoughtful when he talked about the Golden State Warriors.
 
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  • UCLA football: Bruins ready to fill plates under new NCAA food rule

    17 Apr 2014 | 8:35 pm
    A proposed NCAA rule change would allow athletes unlimited meals and snacks. 'You can never complain about getting more food,' says Brett Hundley.UCLA football players might be receiving more than food for thought.
  • UCLA's Bryce Alford, Isaac Hamilton likely to share point guard job

    17 Apr 2014 | 6:00 pm
    With Kyle Anderson leaving, Bruins lack a true point guard. Neither Bryce Alford nor Isaac Hamilton was considered a point guard in high school, but Coach Steve Alford says he has confidence in both. Going by the numbers, it looks as though UCLA's basketball team got a push. It lost two players and kept two. But the reality is the Bruins lost more than they retained.
  • UCLA guards Kyle Anderson, Zach LaVine declare for NBA draft

    16 Apr 2014 | 6:19 pm
    In addition, Bruins guards Jordan Adams and Norman Powell are considering going pro. If they all leave, UCLA could be scrambling to find a point guard for next season.UCLA basketball Coach Steve Alford may need to hang a "Guards wanted. Inquire within" sign on Pauley Pavilion.
  • UCLA assistant Kennedy Polamalu gets Bruins backs up and running

    16 Apr 2014 | 5:20 pm
    Running backs coach Polamalu, who has served in NFL and at USC, brings his own style to the job. Quarterback Brett Hundley was Bruins' top rusher in 2013 — something Polamalu's unit seeks to change. The scene was part Bolshoi Ballet, part Marx Brothers.
  • UCLA begins search for its next quarterback

    14 Apr 2014 | 7:41 pm
    Jerry Neuheisel and Asiantii Woulard got more reps in practice Monday as the Bruins started working out who will be the backup to Brett Hundley and the potential starting quarterback in 2015.There is a job to be earned as the UCLA football team heads into its third week of spring practice: understudy to quarterback Brett Hundley.
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  • USC football: Toa Lobendahn has chance to start as a freshman

    17 Apr 2014 | 9:30 pm
    Lobendahn, who graduated from high school in December, has looked good on the Trojans' offensive line, practicing in place of injured veterans.Toa Lobendahn has practiced only 14 times at USC, but the freshman's performance during spring workouts has put him on track for a possible starting role on the offensive line in the fall.
  • Trojans will stick with Cody Kessler as starting quarterback

    15 Apr 2014 | 10:11 pm
    USC Coach Steve Sarkisian declares Cody Kessler as his starter. Kessler led USC to 10 victories last season. Redshirt freshman Max Browne had hoped to compete for the job.In 2013, USC quarterback Cody Kessler endured a spring, summer and early fall of uncertainty, never knowing exactly where he stood on the Trojans' depth chart.
  • Cody Kessler named USC's starting quarterback

    15 Apr 2014 | 6:15 pm
    Cody Kessler, who led USC to 10 victories last season, was named the Trojans' starting quarterback, Coach Steve Sarkisian announced Tuesday.
  • Trojans linebacker Hayes Pullard leads by example

    12 Apr 2014 | 7:40 pm
    Hayes Pullard, on his way to becoming a four-year starter, is passing along the lessons and leadership he learned from coaches and teammates to his younger peers.Numerous USC linebackers coaches helped Hayes Pullard on his way to becoming a projected four-year starter for the Trojans.
  • USC's Kevon Seymour is building on postseason performance

    10 Apr 2014 | 9:35 pm
    The junior cornerback was chosen defensive player of the game in the Las Vegas Bowl against Fresno State and has been playing with confidence throughout the spring.Kevon Seymour finished the 2013 season in style.
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  • Greinke gets D-backs again in first game of homestand

    Steve Gilbert
    17 Apr 2014 | 8:51 pm
    The Dodgers send Zack Greinke out to open their homestand with the D-backs Friday, who counter with Wade Miley. The season is less than 20 games old, but this will already be the third time these National League West rivals will meet.
  • Ryu dominates as Dodgers take down Giants

    Ken Gurnick
    17 Apr 2014 | 5:39 pm
    The Dodgers avoided a series sweep Thursday by beating Giants ace Madison Bumgarner, 2-1, behind seven scoreless innings from Hyun-Jin Ryu.
  • Dodgers kick off program to bring kids to games

    Ken Gurnick
    17 Apr 2014 | 1:03 pm
    The Dodgers are launching Kids 4 Dodgers Baseball, a community program designed to bring low-income youth and their families to Dodgers games.
  • Hanley plans to play after game off with sore hand

    Ken Gurnick
    17 Apr 2014 | 12:18 pm
    Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez was not in the starting lineup Thursday, but he said his bruised hand had improved enough overnight that he expects to play Friday night vs. the D-backs at Dodger Stadium.
  • Kershaw turns up heat in latest bullpen session

    Ken Gurnick
    17 Apr 2014 | 12:09 pm
    Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, currently on the disabled list, had his most aggressive bullpen session yet Thursday.
 
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  • Home Runs, Feldman Too Much For Angels

    aspolane
    6 Apr 2014 | 3:49 pm
    Five different Astros hit home runs and Scott Feldman allowed a run in seven innings as the team snapped a three-game losing skid in a 7-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels. The win evens the Astros record after six games, and Feldman has now won both of his starts. With Jonathan Villar Jason Castro got the Astros on the board in the bottom of the first by launching a 3-1 Jered Weaver changeup over the wall in left center field for his first home run of the season. In the second inning, Matt Dominguez made it a 3-0 game when he sent a 3-2 slider from Weaver over the Crawford Boxes for his…
  • John McDonald's Wife Picks Up World Series Ring During Ceremony At Fenway

    Ricky Doyle
    6 Apr 2014 | 10:36 am
    John McDonald knows how unpredictable baseball can be. Thus, the 39-year-old infielder wasn’t going to take any chances when it came to his 2013 Boston Red Sox World Series ring. McDonald, now with the Los Angeles Angels, originally was going to wait until the Halos visit Fenway Park this season to receive his ring. But after further consideration, McDonald’s wife, Maura, picked up her husband’s ring during Friday’s emotional ceremony at Fenway. “I got traded four times last year, and the Angels don’t play the Red Sox until August,” McDonald explained…
  • April 6, 2014

    jrmaster1341
    6 Apr 2014 | 9:37 am
    Minnesota Twins (2-3) @ Cleveland Indians (1-4) – 1:05 PM EST New York Yankees (3-2) and Toronto Blue Jays (2-4) – 1:07 PM EST Baltimore Orioles (2-3) @ Detroit Tigers (1-4) – 1:08 PM EST Cincinnati Reds (3-2) @ New York Mets (2-3) – 1:10 PM EST San Diego Padres (3-2) @ Miami Marlins (1-5) – 1:10 PM EST Atlanta Braves (4-1) @ Washington Nationals (1-4) – 1:35 PM EST Milwaukee Brewers (2-3) @ Boston Red Sox (4-1) – 1:35 PM EST St. Louis Cardinals (4-1) @ Pittsburgh Pirates (2-3) – 1:35 PM EST Texas Rangers (4-1) @ Tampa Bay Rays (3-3) –…
  • MLB Power Rankings

    james3141
    6 Apr 2014 | 5:46 am
    American League 1. Detroit Tigers (4-0) 2. Cleveland Indians (3-2) 3. Seattle Mariners (4-1) 4. Oakland Athletics (2-3) 5. Tampa Bay Rays (4-2) 6. Kansas City Royals (2-2) 7. Toronto Blue Jays (3-3) 8. Minnesota Twins (2-3) 9. Boston Red Sox (2-3) 10. Chicago White Sox (2-3) 11. Texas Rangers (2-3) 12. New York Yankees (2-3) 13. Los Angeles Angels (2-3) 14. Baltimore Orioles (1-4) 15. Houston Astros (2-3)   National League 1. Atlanta Braves (4-1) 2. Miami Marlins (5-1) 3. San Francisco Giants (5-1) 4. Milwaukee Brewers (3-2) 5. Washington Nationals (3-2) 6. Los Angeles Dodgers (4-3) 7.
  • The Coming Of 'Him'.

    overtheshouldermlb
    5 Apr 2014 | 11:46 pm
    ‘Him’ The stands were full as the anticipation of ‘him’ coming to the plate was a long-awaited event, second only to the unveiling of the Bud Selig statue the previous year. But this anticipation was for someone who could actually do something ON a baseball field, not conspire against the players by collusion with the owner down on the South Side of Chicago. Many had their first brat of the season, fully dressed with kraut and Secret Stadium Sauce from the middle stand on the third base side of the main entry. That’s where you get the good ones. It is dipped and…
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  • Angels are extra pleased with extra-inning walk-off win over Athletics

    17 Apr 2014 | 5:45 pm
    Chris Iannetta hits a homer in the 12th inning to give the Angels a 5-4 victory over the A's, and give their spirits a huge lift as the team launches a 10-day trip, starting Friday at Detroit.A win is a win. And Mike Scioscia figures his Angels need at least 90 of them to have a shot at returning to the postseason for the first time since 2009.
  • Angels 5, Athletics 4 (12 innings)

    17 Apr 2014 | 12:08 am
    TURNING POINT: Chris Iannetta’s 12th-inning homer snapped the Angels’ two-game losing streak and gave them two extra-inning wins on a six-game homestand in which four games went to overtime -- the first time that’s happened since June 1975. The Angels sent the game to extra innings when Howie Kendrick beat the relay on a potential game-ending double play, allowing Mike Trout to score from third. Trout, who drove in the Angels’ first run with a third-inning double, and Albert Pujols had back-to-back singles to start the inning. Kendrick could have won the game two…
  • Angels find some relief in 5-4 victory over Athletics

    16 Apr 2014 | 11:37 pm
    Bullpen has struggled and Michael Kohn, the team's only reliever with a win, says it helps to forget quickly. The Angels relievers put up a strong collective effort in win against Oakland.Angels reliever Michael Kohn says pitching out of the bullpen is a lot like playing offensive line.
  • Angels fall to Athletics, 10-9, in 11 innings

    16 Apr 2014 | 12:02 am
    Angels can't hold on in extra innings after Mike Trout's two-run home run ties the game in the bottom of the ninth.KEY MOMENT: Down by two runs in the ninth, Kole Calhoun double for his third hit of the game and Mike Trout hit a towering two-run homer to center field, his fifth of the season, against left-hander Sean Doolittle to pull the Angels even, 9-9. But Oakland went ahead in the 11th when Jed Lowrie singled and Josh Donaldson hit a run-scoring double to left against Yoslan Herrera.
  • Angels' Ernesto Frieri pays for mistake in 3-2 loss to Athletics

    14 Apr 2014 | 11:27 pm
    The closer throws a fastball up and in to Oakland's John Jaso, who hits a two-run home run in the ninth inning. Angels' Albert Pujols hits the 496th home run of his career.Ernesto Frieri felt as though John Jaso was late on his fastball, so with a 1-and-2 count and a runner aboard in the top of the ninth inning Monday night, the Angels closer, on to protect a one-run lead, tried to throw a two-seam fastball down and away to the left-handed hitter.
 
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    L.A. Times - Lakers

  • Pau Gasol has leverage — but sure, he'd listen to a Lakers offer

    17 Apr 2014 | 7:20 pm
    Gasol, who'll be a free agent, sees himself playing at a high level for several more years. He's among Lakers who met with GM Mitch Kupchak and Coach Mike D'Antoni.Pau Gasol survived so many trade rumors over the years, including the one that really wasn't fabricated (David Stern, December 2011).
  • Mike D'Antoni's future to be a big part of Lakers off-season suspense

    16 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Coach Mike D'Antoni says he'll be talking with execs Mitch Kupchak and Jim Buss. But with 12 Lakers expected to be free agents, there'll be decisions 'on about a million things,' D'Antoni says. SAN ANTONIO — Mike D'Antoni might have coached his last game with the Lakers on Wednesday. Or he might return for the final guaranteed year of his contract.
  • Kobe Bryant doesn't stick around for Lakers' finale

    16 Apr 2014 | 9:34 pm
    Injured star begins vacation early and Lakers finish with their worst record despite 113-100 victory over top-seeded Spurs.SAN ANTONIO — Finally.
  • Trainer Gary Vitti suffers through a painful season with the Lakers

    15 Apr 2014 | 5:52 pm
    Vitti says it all started with the vetoed Chris Paul deal, and then the speed of the game might have caught up to the Lakers this season. He says Kobe Bryant will be fine next season.Gary Vitti's workspace at the Lakers' training facility is surrounded by a life-size skeleton, detailed charts of the human muscular system and books about tendons and ligaments. Lots of books.
  • Lakers beat Utah Jazz, 119-104, and attitude is 'Thanks but no tanks'

    14 Apr 2014 | 11:21 pm
    Nick Young scores 41 points and Jodie Meeks adds 23 in a victory that doesn't help their chances at the lottery's No. 1 pick. No matter — 'We're all trying to compete,' Robert Sacre says. SALT LAKE CITY — Poor Lakers. They lose even when they win.
 
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  • Clippers' Blake Griffin doesn't want to talk flop

    17 Apr 2014 | 8:55 pm
    Forward won't get into a back and forth with Golden State's Klay Thompson, who says the Clippers' All-Star is 'like a bull in a china shop.'Blake Griffin stood with his back against the wall at the Clippers' practice facility Thursday, his answers thoughtful when he talked about the Golden State Warriors.
  • Story lines run deep in NBA playoffs, as should the Clippers

    17 Apr 2014 | 7:50 pm
    It's the Clippers, not the Lakers, that should represent Los Angeles in the conference finals this season. In the end, expect the Spurs to hold the trophy. It's springtime in Los Angeles, otherwise known as the season when the Clippers march merrily into the playoffs and the Lakers conduct exit interviews.
  • Clippers rest their big guns in 110-104 loss to Trail Blazers

    16 Apr 2014 | 11:17 pm
    Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and J.J. Redick stay home to rest during regular-season finale in Portland. The Clippers open the playoffs Saturday against Golden State.PORTLAND — The Clippers played out the string of an 82-game regular-season schedule on Wednesday night, knowing before they tipped off against the Portland Trail Blazers that their playoff opponent had been set.
  • Clippers' Blake Griffin suspended for last game

    16 Apr 2014 | 9:01 pm
    Griffin wasn't going to play against Trail Blazers anyway, but 16th technical will cost him about $200,000.PORTLAND, Ore. — The NBA announced Wednesday that Clippers forward Blake Griffin was suspended one game without pay for getting his 16th technical foul of the season.
  • Clippers set higher standard in win over Denver Nuggets

    15 Apr 2014 | 11:32 pm
    They establish franchise marks for wins in a season (57) and wins at home (34) in the 117-105 victory. Blake Griffin finishes with 24 points, but he faces a one-game suspension for his 16th technical foul on the season. The Clippers have never won more games in a season. They've also never been better at home.
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  • No power to the Kings in playoff-opening loss to Sharks

    17 Apr 2014 | 11:30 pm
    They get off to a horrible start at San Jose, which quickly dents L.A. goalie Jonathan Quick's invincible aura in a 6-3 victory. SAN JOSE -- A power outage darkened the SAP Center on Thursday night shortly before the Kings and San Jose Sharks were scheduled to warm up for their playoff opener, leaving the crowd murmuring in confusion and forcing antsy players to wait in corridors illuminated by dim backup lights while they wondered what to do next.
  • Kings drop playoff opener to Sharks, 6-3

    17 Apr 2014 | 11:05 pm
    San Jose builds a 5-0 lead through two periods, including two late goals in first period, before L.A. makes a third-period comeback that is too little, too late.SAN JOSE — This was like a nasty flashback, one bad journey into the darkness for Kings fans.
  • Blues defeat Blackhawks in triple overtime, 4-3

    17 Apr 2014 | 10:45 pm
    Avalanche edges Wild, 5-4, in overtime while Rangers top Flyers, 4-1, in other playoff openers.Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series on Thursday night at St. Louis.
  • Wounded Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf expects to play in Game 2

    17 Apr 2014 | 6:33 pm
    Getzlaf took a puck to the face near the end of Game 1 against Stars and needed stitches. He's a warrior, says Corey Perry.Consider this the leader setting the tone.
  • Ducks make an opening statement, defeat Dallas Stars, 4-3

    16 Apr 2014 | 11:22 pm
    Ducks score three goals in the first period and then turn away the Stars to begin an NHL Western Conference playoff series on a winning note.The Ducks uncorked the nearly yearlong energy that had been bottled up in their bid to atone for last year’s first-round playoff elimination.
 
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  • No power to the Kings in playoff-opening loss to Sharks

    17 Apr 2014 | 11:30 pm
    They get off to a horrible start at San Jose, which quickly dents L.A. goalie Jonathan Quick's invincible aura in a 6-3 victory. SAN JOSE -- A power outage darkened the SAP Center on Thursday night shortly before the Kings and San Jose Sharks were scheduled to warm up for their playoff opener, leaving the crowd murmuring in confusion and forcing antsy players to wait in corridors illuminated by dim backup lights while they wondered what to do next.
  • Kings drop playoff opener to Sharks, 6-3

    17 Apr 2014 | 11:05 pm
    San Jose builds a 5-0 lead through two periods, including two late goals in first period, before L.A. makes a third-period comeback that is too little, too late.SAN JOSE — This was like a nasty flashback, one bad journey into the darkness for Kings fans.
  • Blues defeat Blackhawks in triple overtime, 4-3

    17 Apr 2014 | 10:45 pm
    Avalanche edges Wild, 5-4, in overtime while Rangers top Flyers, 4-1, in other playoff openers.Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series on Thursday night at St. Louis.
  • Wounded Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf expects to play in Game 2

    17 Apr 2014 | 6:33 pm
    Getzlaf took a puck to the face near the end of Game 1 against Stars and needed stitches. He's a warrior, says Corey Perry.Consider this the leader setting the tone.
  • Ducks make an opening statement, defeat Dallas Stars, 4-3

    16 Apr 2014 | 11:22 pm
    Ducks score three goals in the first period and then turn away the Stars to begin an NHL Western Conference playoff series on a winning note.The Ducks uncorked the nearly yearlong energy that had been bottled up in their bid to atone for last year’s first-round playoff elimination.
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  • REW's March Charity Winner: Nanaimo Child Development Centre (& Silly Boats!)

    REW Melissa
    17 Apr 2014 | 7:24 am
    We did it! Thanks to all of your support and votes, the Nanaimo Child Development Centre was chosen as March's charity through the REW charity initiative. Real Estate Webmasters is now a Gold Sponsor of the Nanaimo Child Development Centre and we'll be participating in the 30th Annual Silly Boat Regatta! Morgan and I presented the $3000 cheque yesterday morning to the NCDC's resource development coordinator, Michelle Kocourek, and executive director, Scott Bradford. A Challenge For The REW Team Now, I'm challenging my colleagues to match REW's donation! I know that we can raise just as much…
  • Big Bear Real Estate Blog: March Madness

    sannesm
    16 Apr 2014 | 1:35 pm
    Q1 2014 Update: Now that the first quarter of 2014 is behind us, let’s take a look at what has transpired in the Big Bear real estate market and what that indicates about what we can expect from the market as we head into the summer selling season. 2014 got off to a surprisingly strong start. January and February, which are typically slow months for real estate sales in Big Bear, saw impressive demand. The combination of low inventory and a larger number of buyers in town than normal, led to an increase in the average sales price of 9.2% in the first two months of 2014, as compared to the…
  • Be Careful about Using MLS in your Website Address

    mikey
    16 Apr 2014 | 12:55 pm
    My main real estate website had been OahuMLS.Net for eight years. A few years after setting up the website, I had heard about some realtors in the mainland having problems with their local boards when using "MLS" in their URL. No problems here - until recently. About six months ago the board notified me of a complaint. I asked what I had to do and they said nothing, unless the complainant escalated it and went to the NAR (National Association of Realtors). It seemed like that was the end of it. Then two months ago, another complaint came up. This time, the board told me they would research it…
  • The PPC Project - April 1-14, 2014

    RSMacDonald
    16 Apr 2014 | 12:42 pm
    PPC Conversion Case Study - Week 2 - April 1-14, 2014 We're now entering the second part of the PPC Conversion Case Study. Two weeks ago we reported the March stats which will serve as a benchmark for comparison, and this week we're presenting the data from April 1-14. The campaign continues to build momentum and perform at a higher level! Our cost-per-lead is decreasing, thanks to a lower-cost-per-click, and higher conversion rate. You'll also notice the average ad position changed from 3.0 to 3.1. This is likely because of the lowered bid. Still based on using Forced Registration, here are…
  • Fun Unlimited, Homes For Sale West Pasco Washington

    Spoken Gently
    16 Apr 2014 | 11:48 am
    Buyers looking for homes for sale in West Pasco, Washington will appreciate the world-class sporting and events venues in the area. Sun Willows Golf Course The 18-hole Sun Willows Golf Course features 6,715 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. It has a course rating of 72.0 and a slope rating of 117 on Blue grass. Designed by Robert Muir Graves, ASGCA, the Sun Willows Golf Course opened in 1959. Gesa Stadium Gesa Stadium is a 3,700-capacity, baseball-only stadium and home to the Tri-City Dust Devils minor league baseball team. In early 2007, the stadium underwent a renovation…
 
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  • Maleficent – Featurette “The Legacy”

    John Frost
    18 Apr 2014 | 2:34 am
    Go behind the scenes on the set of Maleficent and see Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, and Director Robert Stromberg discuss the legacy of Disney’s most iconic villain. Oh my goodness. May 30th can not arrive soon enough if you ask me. Gallery and full synopsis below the jump: “Maleficent” explores the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the classic “Sleeping Beauty” and the elements of her betrayal that ultimately turn her pure heart to stone. Driven by revenge and a fierce desire to protect the moors over which she presides, Maleficent cruelly places…
  • DHS History Lesson: It’s a Bike Helmet…

    Marshal Knight
    18 Apr 2014 | 1:31 am
    “LIGHTS CAMERA ACTION!” on another DHS History Lesson. Remember, we are discussing the past at the Studios in honor of its upcoming 25th anniversary on May 1st. Now this week, we are covering one of the weirdest things Disney has ever done, Disney’s Doug LIVE! Now, the show itself wasn’t weird, it was how they obtained the show. Now, this isn’t DHS related to begin with, but it becomes intertwined eventually. So, this animated series originally premiered in 1991 on Nickelodeon. It had Doug Funnie going through the trials and tribulations of his new school in Bluffington with his…
  • Disney’s Million Dollar Arm Featurette and Clips

    John Frost
    18 Apr 2014 | 12:05 am
    Last night I saw a preview screening of Million Dollar Arm from Disney. I’m technically embargoed for my full review, but I can sum it up in three words you’ll be happy to read – Classic Disney Film. Here’s a trailer: Based on a true story, the plot follows sports agent JB Bernstein (Jon Hamm) who finds that business has changed and things aren’t going well for his career. In a last ditch effort to save his livelihood he concocts a scheme to find baseball’s next great pitching ace. Hoping to find a young cricket bowler he can turn into a major league baseball star,…
  • Show your Disney Side with this Minnie Mouse Nail Tutorial

    John Frost
    17 Apr 2014 | 1:30 pm
    I’ll admit that back in my high school days I might have let my girlfriend paint my nails once or twice. That’s about the extent of my experience. Still, I have to admit that this tutorial for making Minnie Mouse painted nails is pretty cool. Thanks to Disney for sharing. Will you be rocking these nails to show your #DisneySide? Show your Disney Side with this Minnie Mouse Nail Tutorial originally posted on The Disney Blog - Disney News and Information -- by fans, for fans . If you're reading this on a different site, please click the above link to read the original story. Thank…
  • Pixar Movie Easter Egg Hunt Challenge

    John Frost
    17 Apr 2014 | 9:37 am
    Fans of Pixar’s amazing films have been known to obsessively comb over every scene looking for hidden clues and in-jokes placed there by the animators. These are usually called ‘Easter Eggs.’ With that holiday coming up soon, Disney has introduced a tie-in virtual Easter Egg hunt special feature via their free Disney Movies Anywhere service. The following preview is from the Pixar Easter Egg Hunt Challenge found exclusively in the Discover section on Disney Movies Anywhere and features Lee Unkrinch, Director of Toy Story 3. Updated weekly, the Discover section of Disney…
 
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  • L.A County Sheriff sends out scam alert.

    frazgo
    10 Apr 2014 | 10:40 am
    This alert was sent via nixle and bears forwarding and repeating.  Scammers are out there. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has been advised that citizens are receiving phone calls from individuals who are representing themselves as Department employees. The caller usually tells the citizen that there has been a warrant issued for their arrest for failure to appear for Jury Duty. The caller will tell the victim that they have to pay a sum of money or deputies will come and arrest them. The caller will instruct the victim to either get a Money Order, conduct a wire transfer, or…
  • Mustangs Across America…comradery and cars

    frazgo
    10 Apr 2014 | 10:15 am
    Last night was the pre-rally party for the folks taking part in the Mustangs Across America rally that starts here in Los Angeles and will end up in Charlotte NC a week from now.  This event will be the pinnacle of activies surrounding the 50th Anniversary of the Ford Mustang. Mustangs Across America route - click to embiggen But this is so much more than just about the car.  Its about a connection and comradery through the car.  It may have launced the whole pony car craze, and been the sole torch bearer at times, but it has a following around the world.  Not bad for a car not officially…
  • Honk for Steve

    frazgo
    9 Apr 2014 | 10:02 am
    The Video is pretty self explanatory.  Los Feliz resident “Steve” is in it to bring the message of peace.  First time I saw him, I wasn’t too sure what to make of it.  Interesting way to bring out your message and promote peace.
  • Things only Angelenos will understand

    frazgo
    8 Apr 2014 | 11:51 am
    The palm tree...iconic L.A., click to embiggen OK…I’m at a bit of of loss on this one. This link was sent to me by a PR firm for a realty company in the Bay Area, a part of the state that for reasons I’ve never understood, hold us with great disdain.  The LIST isn’t entirely accurate and certainly missed out on a few biggies about us that are more truthful and enlightening on our own idiosyncrasies.  Race you to the 405? What’s missing from their list?  What needs to be added?  Deleted? Pic by me taken with the trusty old che-ez snap, a .2 megapixel toy…
  • Help the Xylovan make it to the next level

    frazgo
    8 Apr 2014 | 9:00 am
    What’s the Xylovan?  Its an amazing community music machine.  Its about a personal expression shared with all.  It first made its appearance at Burning Man a few years back.  Its since made appearrances at the decompressions at Joshua Tree and here in L.A.  Its fun. It needs our help for the family that owns the Xylovan to make some much needed repairs and push it to the next level.  Whats that…a roving ball room repleat with LED lights and such. To Help you can contribute to them HERE at Indiegogo where they have a crowd sourcing campain in place.  And its not all fun and…
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  • San Pedro Elks Lodge Heavily Damaged by Fire

    LAFD
    15 Apr 2014 | 8:05 am
    Updated April 16, 2014 4:30PM. - Updates in bold. SAN PEDRO - It took more than a hundred firefighters to extinguish a non-injury fire that heavily damaged an Elks Lodge early Tuesday morning. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 2:50 AM on April 15, 2014 to 1748 Cumbre Drive in San Pedro, where firefighters arrived quickly to discover the large two-story San Pedro Elks Lodge #966 well involved with fire. Less than twenty minutes into a fierce battle against towering flames, firefighters were forced to move to a defensive posture, as the roof of the 33,744 square-foot building…
  • Firefighters Salute America's 9-1-1 Dispatchers

    LAFD
    15 Apr 2014 | 6:10 am
    On most days, they're the last people you want to talk to. However, when things go wrong - even terribly wrong, their mere presence on the phone can drop your pulse rate by 50 beats while assuring help is on the way.We are of course, speaking of 'Public Safety Telecommunicators', or in normal citizen speak: the folks who answer your 9-1-1 call and coordinate the timely response of law enforcement, fire fighting and emergency medical service personnel.April 13-19, 2014 isNational Public Safety Telecommunicators WeekWhile their effort assisting 9-1-1 callers is largely known, you may not be…
  • Help Los Angeles: Become a Crisis Response Team Volunteer

    LAFD
    15 Apr 2014 | 12:23 am
    Your Los Angeles Fire Department encourages City of Los Angeles residents to join the Mayor's Crisis Response Team (CRT) volunteer program.Overseen by the Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti, Crisis Response Team volunteers are professionally trained to provide immediate on-scene crisis intervention, emotional support and referrals to victims and families involved in traumatic incidents such as:Abused/Neglected ChildrenHomicidesDeath NotificationMajor Car AccidentsDrive-by ShootingsNatural DeathsFiresSuicidesThe Mayor’s Crisis Response Team (CRT) is activated by the LAPD or LAFD following a…
  • Woman Injured When Fire Chars San Pedro Duplex

    LAFD
    11 Apr 2014 | 10:16 pm
    SAN PEDRO - The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a fire Friday afternoon, where they found the master bedroom, hallway and laundry room of one unit in a two-story residential triplex well involved with fire. The fire was reported at 1:25 PM on April 11, 2014 at 2425 South Gaffey Street in San Pedro. Under the command of Battalion Chief Ernest Bobadilla, firefighters made a rapid and aggressive attack. Due to the magnitude and size of the complex, 83 firefighters were dispatched to the fire, which was quickly knocked down by the first arriving crews in just 12 minutes.A 57 year-old…
  • Los Angeles Firefighters Battle a Reseda House Blaze; Multiple Injuries

    LAFD
    10 Apr 2014 | 3:35 pm
    RESEDA - The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) responded to a fierce structure fire at 17000 block of W Vanowen Street on April 10, 2014 that injured multiple people. Firefighters received several 9-1-1 calls starting at 12:46 PM for a Structure Fire with a person possibly trapped inside. The LAFD arrived to a one-story home with garage converted to living quarters in the rear, both well involved in fire, and the flames were rapidly spread to a neighboring home and garage. An aggressive fire attack ensued.Over 75 firefighters, under the command of Battalion…
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  • The Mongolian Way

    Ann Haskins
    19 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    Landlocked between Russia and China, Mongolia has absorbed influences from those two countries into its own distinctive culture, which dates back to its assertions of empire under Genghis Khan in the 1200s. The dance troupe Khukh Tenger's name translates to "Blue Sky" and references the nomadic indigenous people's deep connection... by Ann Haskins Landlocked between Russia and China, Mongolia has absorbed influences from those two countries into its own distinctive culture, which dates back to its assertions of empire under Genghis Khan in the 1200s. The dance troupe Khukh Tenger's name…
  • Brokechella

    Britt Witt
    19 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    Ditch your desert festival FOMO and take yourself on a cheap date with Brokechella. Now in its fourth year, the event is an ever-growing, ever-promising celebration of local musicians and visual artists. The arts and music festival indulges all the senses across every genre, with interactive art installations, food trucks,... by Britt Witt Ditch your desert festival FOMO and take yourself on a cheap date with Brokechella. Now in its fourth year, the event is an ever-growing, ever-promising celebration of local musicians and visual artists.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this…
  • Krush Groove with 
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, 
DJ Quik, Too $hort

    Jacqueline Michael Whatley
    19 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    Legendary 93.5 KDAY presents Krush Groove 2014, a concert featuring some of hip-hop's most influential acts past and present. Headlining the show are top-selling, Cleveland-based rap legends Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. After a brief hiatus in 2011, during which Krayzie and Wish left the group, the guys were able to reconcile creative... by Jacqueline Michael Whatley Legendary 93.5 KDAY presents Krush Groove 2014, a concert featuring some of hip-hop's most influential acts past and present. Headlining the show are top-selling, Cleveland-based rap legends Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.… [ Read more ] […
  • Decline and Fall

    Siran Babayan
    18 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences earlier this month screened The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years, Penelope Spheeris' 1988 look at hair metal along the Sunset Strip. Tonight, see the documentaries that bookend the filmmaker's L.A. music trilogy: The Decline of Western Civilization and... by Siran Babayan The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences earlier this month screened The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years, Penelope Spheeris' 1988 look at hair metal along the Sunset Strip. Tonight, see the documentaries that bookend the…
  • Decline and Fall

    Siran Babayan
    18 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences earlier this month screened The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years, Penelope Spheeris' 1988 look at hair metal along the Sunset Strip. Tonight, see the documentaries that bookend the filmmaker's L.A. music trilogy: The Decline of Western Civilization and... by Siran Babayan The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences earlier this month screened The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years, Penelope Spheeris' 1988 look at hair metal along the Sunset Strip. Tonight, see the documentaries that bookend the…
 
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  • Garcinia Cambogia Fat Busters Exposed

    Balkins
    3 Apr 2014 | 4:52 pm
    Many medical professionals have studied Garcinia Cambogia for many years and have actually discovered appealing things about the remove. The natural chemicals that are inside the plant encourage weight loss. People that intend to drop weight utilize it regularly. Knowing this sort of logic can be hard. Scientific lookings for reveal that the Garcinia fruit is one of the most powerful on the planet. It is made use of as an effective diet assistance for the obese. Weight problems is a large issue that is currently ravaging the country. Many women do not like to be fat. Fat women are hideous and…
  • Garcinia Cambogia In Australia: Tips For Women

    Balkins
    20 Mar 2014 | 4:42 pm
    Australian women looking for Garcinia Cambogia extract should be informed about the best way to possibly use it. Many people are looking for a quick fix to attach their weight loss goals, and Garcinia can really reap a lot of benefits. Increased energy and reduced fatigue is a nice one if you are looking to also increase the amount of exercise you are doing while taking the capsules. Another important piece of information is to realize that your appetite will be drastically reduced when consuming this extract. The pure form of it is what you want, however, and you should not go and pick up…
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    L.A. Story

  • SoCal Author Sandra Tsing Loh Gives Us the 'Loh' Down on Life and Her New Book

    12 Apr 2014 | 12:03 am
    Sandra Tsing LohSandra Tsing Loh is mad -- well, a Mad Woman at least. In her latest memoir, The Madwoman in the Volvo: My Year of Raging Hormones, Loh reveals the dark side of being a woman ... and a wife and a mother.Loh, who is both hilarious and thoughtful, will be speaking this weekend at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, and she took time to speak with L.A. Story about her new book, what it's like to go through menopause, some advice she's saving for her two daughters (ages 12 and 13) and where she likes to take her girls in L.A. Tell me a little about your book, The Madwoman in…
  • Coming Attraction: Legends of Oz Express Tour

    10 Apr 2014 | 1:48 pm
    A little bit of Oz is coming to L.A.!To celebrate the upcoming animated film Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return, Dorothy, Toto and their new friend Wiser the Owl will be touring the country to bring the magical world to kiddos.Making their appearance at Hollywood & Highland on Sunday, April 13, Dorothy and friends will entertain families as they enjoy fun activities such as making friendship pins at the Tin Man's Friendship Club, make arts and crafts in the Scarecrow's Workshop and show their courage by performing on the Lion's "Mane" stage.Kids can also visit "Candy County" at the Legends…
  • Coming Attraction: Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

    9 Apr 2014 | 2:02 pm
    Parents, get your little readers ready! The annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books will be arriving at USC this weekend, and there are tons of fun events for kids and parents.Yes, parents, too! There's even a "date night" option for those looking to get literary after dark.On Saturday, April 12, notable names such as actor LeVar Burton, chef Giada de Laurentiis and author Chris Raschka will be taking over the Children's Stage to present books and other fun presentations for the kiddos. The Natural History Museum will even bring a little dino magic to the stage.On Sunday, April 13, author…
  • PBS Kids Launches 'Explore the Outdoors!'

    6 Apr 2014 | 9:00 am
    CC gets into the PBS Kids "Explore the Outdoors!" spirit!Earth Month is upon us, and PBS Kids has teamed up with the National Recreation and Parks Association for Explore the Outdoors! -- special outdoor-themed programming from some of CC's favorite shows. Yay!Starting tomorrow, April 7, PBS Kids will feature special episodes of Arthur, Caillou, Dinosaur Train, Martha Speaks, Wild Kratts and WordGirl!CC got the chance to check out some episodes a little early -- as well as plant seeds, thanks to Arthur and PBS Kids. Of course, she went straight for WordGirl and Wild Kratts, two of her…
  • Launch Party: Jennifer Love Hewitt Debuts Her Maternity Line at A Pea in the Pod

    2 Apr 2014 | 10:02 pm
    Jennifer Love Hewitt at her maternity line launch party at A Pea in the Pod in Beverly HillsI almost wanted to be pregnant again last night, when I attended the launch party for Jennifer Love Hewitt's new maternity line, L by Jennifer Love Hewitt, at A Pea in the Pod in Beverly Hills.The new mom to 4-month-old Autumn James looked lovely while mingling and talking to reporters. And she wasn't the only famous face. Jenna Fischer from The Office, reality star Kendra Wilkinson and Smash star/Broadway lady Megan Hilty -- all of whom are expecting! -- checked out Hewitt's adorable designs.Here are…
 
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