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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hot dog-eating contest bad choice for Independence Day fun [Letter]

    I note with great displeasure in your June 27 edition that we are again going to put on a hot dog-eating contest in Granville Gude Park to celebrate the Glorious Sixth. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 60 million Americans are now obese, and...
  • Ron Kaye: Is this the house we want to live in?

    Ron Kaye: Is this the house we want to live in?
    The Fourth of July always brings out the little boy in me, no matter how old I get, the little boy whose imagination was lit when he saw a movie short of Frank Sinatra singing “The House I Live In” as he stopped a bunch of kids from picking on...
  • Gay marriage: Woman with terminal cancer finally weds despite delay

    Gay marriage: Woman with terminal cancer finally weds despite delay
    After a five-year ban on same-sex weddings in California, Los Angeles County issued a total of 621 marriage licenses countywide Monday and conducted more than 100 civil ceremonies at county offices in Norwalk, according to the registrar-recorder’s...
  • Protests against secret NSA tactics to light up Web July 4

    In support of activists protesting NSA's collection of data of U.S. residents, major Web services such as Reddit, 4chan, and Mozilla plan to post messages on their sites on the Fourth of July urging Americans to join their fight against unreasonable...
  • Assemblyman Mike Gatto to use 'crowdsourcing' to craft new bill

    SACRAMENTO -- Assemblyman Mike Gatto said Monday he will introduce a bill next year on the state's probate code. However, what that bill is going to say is still to be determined -- not by the the assemblyman, but by online input. Gatto (D-Los Angeles)...
  • 'Becoming Dr. Ruth' To Close Off-Broadway

    'Becoming Dr. Ruth' To Close Off-Broadway
    Another show that transferred from Hartford to New York didn’t as well ar Hartford Stage's "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder." “Becoming Dr. Ruth,” which starred Bera Jo Rupp in the solo bio-show, received further development...
  • Time for a textbook revolution

     
    From Why are textbooks so absurdly expensive? by Jordan Weissmann, Atlantic: You thought the rising cost of college tuition was bad? Then check out the rising cost of college textbooks. The American Enterprise Institute's Mark Perry has put together this....