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New Year's Day

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Top New Year's Day Articles

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  • [UPDATED]Latest gift disclosures: Sheriff Israel on Long Island

    [UPDATED with several more reported gifts.] A law enforcement booster couple hosted the sheriff at his home for four nights at the affluent North Shore of Long Island. We know that because the visit was a gift, and at a value higher than $100, the...
  • Kiss Country Chili Cook-off: Know before you go

    Kiss Country Chili Cook-off: Know before you go
    She'll work at her petting-zoo business on her birthday, New Year's Day, even Christmas. But there's one day Cherokee Reinman always takes off. "The Chili Cook-off is an official holiday," says Reinman, of Hollywood. She says this will be her 22nd visit...
  • When In Doubt, Find Shabazz Napier

    When In Doubt, Find Shabazz Napier
    PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Rutgers, like many teams before it, had found a way to contain UConn's Shabazz Napier — for a while. "They were running pick-and-rolls and we were able to run another guy at him," coach Eddie Jordan said. "We were able to...
  • Hollywood awards season pumps up L.A. economy

    Hollywood awards season pumps up L.A. economy
    The big winner in this year's Hollywood awards season: the local economy. Hundreds of millions of dollars are funneled into hotels, restaurants and limousine companies as Los Angeles hosts the Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild Awards, the Academy...
  • Uber faces lawsuit for New Year's Eve death of 6-year-old girl

    Uber faces lawsuit for New Year's Eve death of 6-year-old girl
    Uber, the popular ride-sharing company, is facing a lawsuit for the death of a 6-year-old who was hit and killed by a company driver in San Francisco on New Year's Eve. Sofia Liu died after being hit by a driver while crossing a street with her...
  • Oakland mother reeling after two sons shot dead within three weeks

    An Oakland mother is mourning the deaths of two of her sons -- both of whom were gunned down within weeks of each other. On New Year's Eve, her 13-year-old son, Lee Weathersby, was shot several times while coming home from the Oakland Boys & Girls Club....
  • Beleaguered Oakland police see a turnaround

    OAKLAND — This city's beleaguered Police Department entered 2013 in full defensive mode. The crime rate had soared. Staffing was off sharply. And memories of the heavy-handed police response to Occupy protests 14 months earlier — and the...
  • Jason Calacanis: Mobile news app Inside rewards 'real journalism'

    Jason Calacanis: Mobile news app Inside rewards 'real journalism'
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Los Angeles entrepreneur Jason Calacanis is back with a new mobile news app that summarizes articles in 300 characters –- or about 40 words –- or less. His bet: With more people hoovering up news while on the go, they need a...
  • Google unveils new Glass frames; wide consumer launch set for year end

    Google unveils new Glass frames; wide consumer launch set for year end
    Google Glass just got a little more stylish, thanks to four new types of prescription frames and two new sunglasses shades. The new frames and shades were announced by Google late Monday and are available for purchase now by users of the wearable...
  • Cafemantic: A Fluid, Farm-Fresh Menu

    Cafemantic: A Fluid, Farm-Fresh Menu
    He was looking to transform his successful coffee shop into a full-service restaurant with thoughtful local cuisine. She was a champion of local food, the executive director of Connecticut's largest farmers market. But Andrew GŁtt and Winter Caplanson had...
  • Snowstorm on way; weather service issues advisory, city crews hit the streets

    Snowstorm on way; weather service issues advisory, city crews hit the streets
    The Chicago area could see an inch of snow tonight and maybe another six or more from New Year's Eve through the morning of Jan. 2, according to the National Weather Service. "This week as a whole looks cold and potentially snowy at times for Chicago,"...