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  • Studios pledge support for WGA late-payment initiative

    Studios pledge support for WGA late-payment initiative
    Studios say they will support efforts by the Writers Guild of America to ensure that screenwriters are paid on time. The Writers Guild of America, West announced this week that it was working with talent agents on a joint project to "address the chronic...
  • Nothing but R-E-S-P-E-C-T for D-R-O-S-E

    Nothing but R-E-S-P-E-C-T for D-R-O-S-E
    At long last, Derrick Rose is back. Not just playing preseason games, either. The Bulls' game Tuesday at Miami is the most anticipated Chicago season opener since, well, maybe ever. What did everyone miss most? You can start with this list. Andrew...
  • Mack Statham's trilogy was cornerstone of Sing for King [Obituary]

    Mack Statham, 78, of Laurel, organist at First United Methodist Church and a composer whose "Trilogy of Dreams" was performed each of the last six years at Laurel's Sing for King commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Day, died Sept. 2. Statham was...
  • FBI has been using drones since 2006, watchdog agency says

    WASHINGTON – Operating with almost no public notice, the FBI has spent more than $3 million to operate a fleet of small drone aircraft in domestic investigations, according to a report released Thursday by a federal watchdog agency. The unmanned...
  • The 2013-14 NBA schedule will be released on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 6 p.m.

    The 2013-14 NBA schedule will be released on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 6 p.m.
    NBA officials have announced they will release the 2013-14 regular-season schedule on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 6 p.m. The league is planning a special broadcast on NBA TV at that time to highlight some of the marquee games, including the league's Christmas...
  • Pirates take over Tampa for Gasparilla 2013

    Pirates take over Tampa for Gasparilla 2013
    Somewhere between Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the Super Bowl, some pirates find time to take over downtown Tampa for the annual Gasparilla pirate parade and street festival. Held on the last Saturday of January each year, more than 350,000 decended on...
  • SFJAZZ plays another bold riff

    SFJAZZ plays another bold riff
    "This is one of my favorite rooms," said SFJAZZ founder and Executive Artistic Director Randall Kline, smiling as he stepped over exposed pipes and dusty planks in the SFJAZZ Center. "Then again, they're all my favorite rooms," he added. You'll...
  • 'I am sorry,' Cardinal Mahony says amid new priest abuse details

     
    Cardinal Roger M. Mahony on Monday apologized for the way the L.A. archdiocese dealt with priest child abuse claims after a new round of documents were released. "I am sorry," Mahony's statement concluded. The new documents show: Fifteen years before........
  • Martin Luther King Day highlighted with service projects and celebrations

     
    Washington, D.C., wasn't the only city celebrating on Monday. Various groups in Los Angeles marked Martin Luther King Day with service projects and celebrations, some of which coincided with President Obama's second inaugural ceremony in the nation's...
  • Volunteer service tied to King Day, Obama's inauguration

     
    Volunteer service marks Martin Luther King Jr. Day and President Obama's inauguration...
  • Three-alarm fire rips through high school cafeteria in El Monte

     
    Firefighters were battling a three-alarm flame tearing through a high school cafeteria in El Monte....