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John Wesley

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  • The Dry Garden: New 'Tree Rings' book puts climate change in terms young readers can understand

     
    As the United Nations Climate Change Conference concludes in Copenhagen, what is a smart kid to make of the riots? That we’re all going to die -- Santa first? That in a few years down the road, discussion of climate is best had wearing a clown’s...
  • Michael Hiltzik: Drunk on water

     
    John Wesley Powell, the grizzled, one-armed sage of Western exploration, predicted the water wars that would afflict this region in an era of uncontrolled growth. Attending an irrigation congress in Los Angeles in 1893, he listened with rising indignation...
  • Art review: Carroll Dunham at Blum & Poe

     
    Carroll Dunham makes paintings that not even a mother could love. Vulgar beyond belief, his super-crude depictions of a naked woman crawling through a cartoon landscape border on vicious. It's easy to see why many people find them offensive, demeaning.......
  • Wesley: A low, low budget Christian period piece

     
    Wesley, about the turmoil of the early life and career of Methodist Church founder John Wesley, makes it to one local theater (one show per night) Friday. Premiere Fashion Square 14 has it. I wonder if it's sharing a theater with the 10 p.m. only...
  • Bob Dylan demos, early mono albums on the way

     
    Columbia Records is wrapping up a trove of early Bob Dylan recordings that will surface in time for the holidays, among them 47 early demo recordings by the fabled singer-songwriter that previously had never been officially released. The other major......
  • Prosecutors charge ex-con with capital murder in slaying of Hawthorne couple

     
    Prosecutors charged an ex-con with capital murder Tuesday in connection with the slayings of a Hawthorne couple during a home-invasion robbery. John Wesley Ewell, 53, faces two counts of murder with the special circumstance of murder during a robbery. He....
  • Home-robbery suspect tied to four killings in Hawthorne, South L.A.

     
    A Los Angeles man is suspected in the killings of four people during three separate home robberies in the last few months. John Wesley Ewell, 53, already facing capital murder charges in connection with the killing of a couple in......
  • 'Helpful' neighbor accused of killing four in series of home robberies

     
    On Hoover Street in Harbor Gateway, John Wesley Ewell was the guy neighbors turned to when they needed something fixed in their house. “He’s a real nice guy. The kind of guy who would give the shirt off his back,”......
  • Suspect in four killings had newspaper with article about 'Grim Sleeper' serial killer in his car, detectives say

     
    L.A. sheriff’s deputies found a copy of a newspaper announcing the arrest of the “Grim Sleeper” serial killer inside the car of a Harbor Gateway handyman charged with killing four people during three home-invasion robberies. The newspaper was one...
  • Police seek possible second suspect in string of killings

     
    A Harbor Gateway man in custody on charges that he killed four people during three separate home-invasion robberies has continued to communicate with another suspect who is still using one of the victim's debit cards, sheriff's officials said. John...
  • Home invasion suspect pleads not guilty to four slayings

     
    A 53-year-old Harbor Gateway man has pleaded not guilty to allegedly killing four people during three home invasion robberies. John Wesley Ewell entered his plea before Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Keith L. Schwartz, who agreed to delay a preliminary....