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  • Apodaca: Education falters when teachers are afraid to speak

    Have our schools become rigid fortresses of political correctness? Many people are arguing quite vociferously that such is the case, and they have a lot of anecdotal evidence to draw on. Just in the past few weeks the case of an acclaimed teacher who was...
  • Jack Carter, stand-up comic and actor, dies at 93

     Jack Carter, stand-up comic and actor, dies at 93
    Jack Carter, the brash stand-up comic who was considered one of America's "rising young comedians" during television's pioneer days in the late 1940s and became a familiar face on TV variety shows in the '50s and '60s, has died. He was 93. Carter, whose...
  • Jenn and Tonic: How to make a Rock-It Pop cocktail at an '80s speakeasy

    Jenn and Tonic: How to make a Rock-It Pop cocktail at an '80s speakeasy
    The cocktail scene in Los Angeles is booming. There are new bars opening every month — sometimes every week — in trendy rooftops and backrooms. Cocktail menus are loaded with some of the freshest, rarest and most thoughtful ingredients from...
  • California-raised Misty Copeland promoted to principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre

    California-raised Misty Copeland promoted to principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre
    Two dancers raised and trained in Southern California have vaulted to the top rank of New York's prestigious American Ballet Theatre. Misty Copeland, who studied dance in San Pedro as a young girl and whose rise through the ranks of ABT has turned her...
  • Q&A: How will same-sex marriage ruling be enforced across the U.S.?

    Q&A: How will same-sex marriage ruling be enforced across the U.S.?
    The Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage in the U.S. raised many questions over the status of marriage in the country. Some states are refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. Religious leaders and business owners are...
  • Why the 'Take Down Your Flag' songwriter was willing to be rude after Charleston shooting

    Why the 'Take Down Your Flag'  songwriter was willing to be rude after Charleston shooting
    After the killings of nine black church members by a white gunman in Charleston, S.C., folk singer-songwriter Peter Mulvey tried to make sense of the massacre by talking about the event with other musicians. Two days after the shooting at Emanuel...
  • Kings bite salary cap bullet, waiving Mike Richards to continue makeover

    Kings bite salary cap bullet, waiving Mike Richards to continue makeover
    The glow of the 2014 Stanley Cup triumph and the reassuring words and promises from Mike Richards were enough to persuade Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi against using a compliance buyout with the veteran center last summer. But loyalty proved...
  • Sugary drinks linked to 25,000 deaths in the U.S. each year

    Sugary drinks linked to 25,000 deaths in the U.S. each year
    By contributing to obesity and, through that, to diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer, the consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks appears to claim the lives of about 25,000 American adults yearly and is linked worldwide to the deaths of 180,000 each...
  • 'Leap second': Why June 30 will have one extra second

    'Leap second': Why June 30 will have one extra second
    On June 30, the world will receive a gift of time: a single, extra second known as a "leap second." At that moment, the official atomic clocks that keep Universal Coordinated Time will mark the time as 23h 59m 59s, followed by the leap second 23h 59m...
  • Griffith 'renaissance' brings eclectic shops downtown

    In the market for a mounted zebra head? An AR-15 assault rifle? A bag of popcorn that tastes like cinnamon rolls? A haircut from a former reality show star? You're in luck. All of these can be found in downtown Griffith. Siblings Gabe and Kate Mauch co-...
  • Republicans secretly cheer Supreme Court Obamacare decision

    Republicans secretly cheer Supreme Court Obamacare decision
    Everybody has come out a winner with the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of Obamacare -- at least politically. For President Obama, the 6-to-3 decision maintains the federally managed health plans in 33 states that do not have their own systems, thus...