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  • Around Town: Singing at the pier and helping out in Thailand

    Around Town: Singing at the pier and helping out in Thailand
    Notables Performing her patriotic duties Jenn Lucas sang the national anthem at the Huntington Beach Pier on the Fourth of July with Mayor Pro Tem Matthew Harper by her side. Lucas was also last year's national anthem singer. She is the former...
  • Man plows car through gate at Bob Hope Airport

    Man plows car through gate at Bob Hope Airport
    A man was taken into custody Tuesday night after he plowed his vehicle through a gate at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank. The man rammed through Gate 120 and smashed into a walkway railing around 9:20 p.m., airport spokeswoman Lucy Burghdorf told the L.A....
  • Compton's first Latino councilman inspired pride, now draws concern

    Compton's first Latino councilman inspired pride, now draws concern
    On a scorching July afternoon, Compton residents gathered to celebrate the inauguration of the city's first Latino councilman. A nine-piece mariachi band played and families cheered at the event many had been awaiting for decades. But just a few weeks...
  • 'Book of Mormon' restores one's faith in musical theater

    'Book of Mormon' restores one's faith in musical theater
    "The Book of Mormon" has to be the most subversive Broadway musical in history. All those other supposedly radical shows, the ones with nudity or such tough subjects as mental illness, just can't hold a candle to this insanely brilliant concoction about...
  • 'Book of Mormon' adding five more weeks to Pantages Theatre stop

    'Book of Mormon' adding five more weeks to Pantages Theatre stop
    "The Book of Mormon" has added five more weeks to its return engagement to the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. A touring Broadway production of the hit musical from the creators of "South Park" is scheduled to run at the Pantages from Jan. 21 to March 16....
  • Mornings without 'Piolín por la Mañana'

    Mornings without 'Piolín por la Mañana'
    From the barbershops of El Monte to a mariachi outfitter's in Boyle Heights, many Southern Californians struggled Tuesday to make sense of the sudden disappearance of the wacky, warmhearted man they'd woken up with for the last decade. On Monday,...
  • Alejandro Santiago dies at 49; Mexican artist made migrant statues

    Alejandro Santiago dies at 49; Mexican artist made migrant statues
    Returning to his native Mexican village after many years, the artist was startled by what he didn't see. "Where are my friends, my relatives?" Alejandro Santiago asked the remaining residents of the town, Teococuilco de Marcos Perez, in a remote...
  • Looking Out: Pa. county defies state's same-sex marriage ban

    Looking Out: Pa. county defies state's same-sex marriage ban
    The fight for marriage equality in Pennsylvania just got mighty interesting. Despite the Keystone State's ban on same-sex marriage, at least five same-sex couples were issued marriage licenses in a suburban Philadelphia county where local Register of...
  • Gouged in prison no more

    Gouged in prison no more
    After nearly a decade of inaction, the Federal Communications Commission is finally stepping in to regulate how much telephone companies may charge for interstate calls made by prison and jail inmates and immigration detainees. That's a welcome move...
  • Designers: He sang the '80s electric

    Designers: He sang the '80s electric
    Fashion illustrator Tony Viramontes captured the gender-bending electricity of the 1980s style scene like no one else. He made a name for himself with his drawings of dominant women dressed in the theatrical haute couture of the day. In addition to...
  • As Yosemite fire burns, San Francisco races to keep water ash-free

    As Yosemite fire burns, San Francisco races to keep water ash-free
    San Francisco officials are scrambling to send more water to the metropolitan area as the massive Rim fire near Yosemite rains ash down on a key reservoir.  On Monday, utility officials monitored the clarity of the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir and used a...