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New Year's Day

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  • Jay Z festival coming to Grand Park on Labor Day weekend

    Jay Z festival coming to Grand Park on Labor Day weekend
    Announcing that rapper Jay Z's popular Made in America music festival is coming to downtown, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday that the event will "shine a spotlight" on Grand Park, the city's up-and-coming Civic Center gathering spot. But what was...
  • Film Review: 'The M Word'

    Menopause may well be a universal condition, but the brand of narcissistic self-examination on display in Henry Jaglom's "The M Word" is distinctly Southern Californian. One might even say it's Jaglomian, given the iconoclastic writer-director's prior...
  • Upfronts 2014: 'American Idol' gets little love at Fox presentation

    At Fox's upfront presentation Monday in New York, entertainment chairman Kevin Reilly boasted about the network's breakout freshman drama "Sleepy Hollow" and boasted of its lineup of "youth appeal comedies" like "New Girl," "Mindy Project" and "Brooklyn...
  • Glen Burnie bomb suspect pleads guilty in federal court

    Glen Burnie bomb suspect pleads guilty in federal court
    A Glen Burnie man accused of endangering his neighbors by building bombs in his home pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge Thursday. Todd Wheeler Jr. could receive up to 10 years in prison when he's sentenced in September. After his federal...
  • Vinoy House once was oilman's winter home

    Vinoy House once was oilman's winter home
    How historic is St. Petersburg's Historic Vinoy House? Well, it was built in 1910 to serve as a winter getaway for wealthy Pennsylvania oilman Aymer Vinoy Laughner, whose middle name has been immortalized in the Mediterranean Revival masterpiece known...
  • Musings on intolerant lefties and wars on women [Commentary]

    Musings on intolerant lefties and wars on women [Commentary]
    Random observations for your reading pleasure: •When have you ever heard about a group of conservative students shouting down a campus speaker, invading and occupying a campus building or pressuring a school to withdraw a candidate for an...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti, rapper Jay Z to talk downtown music festival

    Mayor Eric Garcetti, rapper Jay Z to talk downtown music festival
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and rapper Jay Z are set to appear Wednesday outside City Hall for what is expected to be an announcement on the two-day Budweiser Made in America music festival planned for Labor Day weekend in Grand Park. Garcetti...
  • David Weiss, renowned oboist who also played the musical saw, dies at 67

    David Weiss was a world-renowned oboist who spent 30 years with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. But that's not what got him featured appearances on "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson and "Prairie Home Companion." In an unlikely pairing for a...
  • Jay Z, Mayor Eric Garcetti expected to announce music festival

    Jay Z, Mayor Eric Garcetti expected to announce music festival
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and rapper Jay Z are scheduled to appear outside City Hall on Wednesday for what is expected to be an announcement on a two-day music festival for Labor Day weekend in Grand Park. The Budweiser Made in America, which...
  • F.V. superintendent announces his retirement

    Fountain Valley School District Supt. Marc Ecker announced late Thursday that he is retiring at the end of 2014. Ecker, 64, made his announcement during the district's board meeting. He will have served for 18 1/2 years when he steps down on New Year's...
  • Former Calvert Hall QB Kuhns headed to Michigan State

    Former Calvert Hall quarterback Colar Kuhns, who originally planned to play football at Cornell, has decided to accept an offer from Michigan State instead. "My dream was always to play in the Big Ten, to play at a bigger school in a bigger conference,...