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  • This week's on-sales: Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden, KISS and more

    This week's on-sales: Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden, KISS and more
    A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. Hollywood Bowl Nine Inch Nails & Soundgarden, Aug. 25 (Friday) Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Nine Inch Nails & Soundgarden, Aug. 22; KISS & Def Leppard, July 5;...
  • Pinatas make for serious fun at Lincoln Park Zoo

    Pinatas make for serious fun at Lincoln Park Zoo
    Sahar the lion knew instantly there was an intruder in his yard. There, on the rock from which he could survey Lincoln Park Zoo, stood a cardboard replica of a male lion complete with a lush paper mane and drawn-on smile. Sahar bounded over, stared at the...
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr. to fight Marcos Maidana on May 3

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. to fight Marcos Maidana on May 3
    Floyd Mayweather Jr. gave himself a 37th birthday present Monday, confirming he’ll collect another multimillion-dollar purse by selecting Marcos Maidana as his May 3 opponent. Mayweather (45-0, 26 knockouts) will defend his World Boxing Council...
  • Lesbian short play reading festival returns in "Girl Play 2014"

    Lesbian short play reading festival returns in "Girl Play 2014"
    The scripts have changed over the past five years for the lesbian theater festival "Girl Play," which is returning to the Pride Center in Wilton Manors June 27-29. “The first time, the stories were almost universally about coming out and sex,...
  • Appeals court OKs school restriction on American flag shirts

    SAN FRANCISCO — A Northern California high school did not violate the constitutional rights of students when it ordered them to remove shirts emblazoned with the American flag during a celebration of Cinco De Mayo, a federal appeals court decided...
  • Court rules for high school that asked students to remove flag shirts

    SAN FRANCISCO — A Northern California high school that asked students to remove American flag shirts on Cinco de Mayo acted reasonably to avoid igniting ethnic tensions, a federal appeals court ruled unanimously Thursday. The ruling stemmed from a...
  • Fight over school's American flag T-shirt ban likely to continue

    Fight over school's American flag T-shirt ban likely to continue
    SAN FRANCISCO — An attorney is vowing to appeal a federal court ruling that a Northern California high school that asked students to remove American flag shirts on Cinco de Mayo acted reasonably to avoid igniting ethnic tensions. The ruling...
  • Mexican flag, si; American flag, no?

    I probably wasn’t the only reader who did a double take when I read this in The Times on Thursday: “A Northern California high school that asked students to remove American flag shirts on Cinco de Mayo acted reasonably to avoid igniting...
  • Cinco de Mayo -- a truly Mexican American holiday

    Cinco de Mayo -- a truly Mexican <i>American</i> holiday
    Thanks to a recent ruling from the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, high school students in the Morgan Hill Unified School District south of San Jose won't be allowed to wear American flag T-shirts on Cinco de Mayo. That's too bad. The flags of both the...
  • Windows to the past

    Windows to the past
    Edward Conde was on his way to the Cinco de Mayo festivities at Olvera Street when he caught this view of light shining through the windows of the original ticketing concourse of Union Station in downtown Los Angeles. The image was made with an Olympus...
  • Sighting: Bears players sing karaoke at Timothy O'Toole's

    Sighting: Bears players sing karaoke at Timothy O'Toole's
    The Bears’ Kyle Long and Jermon Bushrod treated patrons at Timothy O’Toole’s in Gurnee to a couple tunes Wednesday at the bar’s karaoke night. The teammates and Virginia natives mostly sang country songs, according to Timothy O'...