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  • Gamer Believed To Be Lanza Played With Guns Like Those Used In Massacre

    The online user who investigators believe was Adam Lanza chose weaponry for a shooting game that mirrored the firearms he used in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. In his player profile for Combat Arms, a high-tech realistic shooting game,...
  • BART strike enters Day 2, promising more commuting chaos

    BART strike enters Day 2, promising more commuting chaos
    The Bay Area Rapid Transit system is out of service again Tuesday as workers begin their second day of a strike over pay and other issues. Talks between BART management and two unions broke down Sunday night, causing the 104-mile system to grind to a...
  • West Hollywood gay weddings 'so joyful,' they'll continue Tuesday

    West Hollywood gay weddings 'so joyful,' they'll continue Tuesday
    The city of West Hollywood will again conduct wedding ceremonies in City Council chambers Tuesday because of demand from same-sex couples. The city said in a news release that Monday's wedding ceremonies were "so joyful" that they will continue on a...
  • Glendale plastic bag ban now in effect

    Glendale plastic bag ban now in effect
    Hello Kitty ice pops, a watermelon, tamarind juice and other items bumped around in Jose Moran’s shopping cart in the parking lot of Jon’s International Marketplace on Monday, the first day of Glendale’s plastic bag ban. He could...
  • Wendy Davis took on Texas bullies on abortion and won

    Wendy Davis took on Texas bullies on abortion and won
    In the wee hours Wednesday, someone stole onto Wendy Davis’s Wikipedia page and changed her occupation from “attorney” to “The LeBron James of filibustering.” In what seemed like an Internet instant, the 50-year-old...
  • Mass Murders Captivated Online User Believed To Be Adam Lanza

    Mass Murders Captivated Online User Believed To Be Adam Lanza
    In posts on gun message boards and gaming chat rooms, a user who authorities believe was Newtown gunman Adam Lanza showed a technical prowess about weapons and computers, a "fetish" for a certain bullet and a near-fixation with correcting Wikipedia...
  • San Diego judge: Yoga case 'almost like a trial by Wikipedia'

    SAN DIEGO -- In rejecting a claim Monday that teaching yoga in the schools is an improper attempt at religious indoctrination, a San Diego County Superior Court judge said some opponents of an Encinitas elementary school yoga program seem to have gotten...
  • South Florida's YouTube stars: Where are they now?

    South Florida's YouTube stars: Where are they now?
    You've probably seen the video by now: A thin woman, wearing a pink top and tight pants, shows off her fitness moves as she prances and gallops and trots through a Coral Springs-area park. That's South Florida's own Joanna Rohrback, 60, who became a...
  • Around Town: The tale of 'Rattlesnake' James

    In July of 1936, a red-haired La CaƱada barber went on trial for the murder of his wife. The best part of the trial was when a rattlesnake got loose in the courtroom. The barber's real name was Major R. Lisenba. He was a World War I veteran who had...
  • Album review: Queens of the Stone Age, ' ... Like Clockwork'

    Album review: Queens of the Stone Age, ' ... Like Clockwork'
    *** (out of four) Queens of the Stone Age can be a difficult band to monitor. Not only has it been six long, side project-laden years since its last album ("Era Vulgaris"), but the revolving door nature of the group's lineup means that you may want to...
  • Preposition nonsense

    On the Internet, that storehouse of dubious advice, you can still find statements about grammar and usage like this one: "One is still officially supposed to avoid ending sentences with prepositions. In most cases, this is not hard to do: 'Who are you...