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  • George Yu hungers to bring new restaurants to Chinatown

     George Yu hungers to bring new restaurants to Chinatown
    George Yu is navigating his midnight blue Chevy Traverse down Chinatown's narrow Bamboo Lane on an early August afternoon, envisioning a row of street food stalls as part of the neighborhood festival Chinatown Summer Nights that he helps organize. Maybe...
  • Back story of Yasiel Puig's journey to America should concern Dodgers

    Back story of Yasiel Puig's journey to America should concern Dodgers
    Seemingly from the moment Cuban refugee Yasiel Puig showed up at Dodger Stadium out of nowhere, arriving last June unwilling to discuss his unknown background, the talk behind the batting cages has been rife with unprintable rumors. There were rumors...
  • Regulators and consumer advocates focus on senior identity theft

    Regulators and consumer advocates focus on senior identity theft
    Older consumers are no more vulnerable to identity theft than others, but they do tend to be victims of the types of ID theft that are on the rise — cases involving tax returns and medical care. For that reason, the Federal Trade Commission held a...
  • Florida Republican leader accuses Obama of lying, treason and siccing IRS on tea party

    Florida Republican leader accuses Obama of lying, treason and siccing IRS on tea party
    A high-level Florida Republican Party leader, Peter Feaman of Boynton Beach, used a routine political appearance to deliver an unusually intense denunciation of President Barack Obama. He asserted that the Obama administration lies, the president...
  • To reach major leagues, Cubans face short distance but long process

    To reach major leagues, Cubans face short distance but long process
    addCustomPlayer('8cqmm3yooufw16fbocvnmn2rk', '', '', 600, 418, 'perf8cqmm3yooufw16fbocvnmn2rk', 'eplayer15'); The shortest route between Cuba and the United States is just 90 miles, but it can be a complicated journey for a baseball player. Because...
  • Defense attorney in pill mill case calls for former clinic owner to show his Nazi tattoos

    Defense attorney in pill mill case calls for former clinic owner to show his Nazi tattoos
    The trial of two pill mill doctors took a dramatic turn just before lunch when the defense asked a key witness - the former owner of the pain clinics - to take off his shirt for jurors.  Jurors were escorted out of the courtroom before attorney...
  • 'True Blood' keeps top DVD sales spot; 'Gangster Squad' top rental

    'True Blood' keeps top DVD sales spot; 'Gangster Squad' top rental
    The fifth season of HBO's vampire series "True Blood" maintained its spot atop the DVD and Blu-ray sales chart, while the action crime film "Gangster Squad" knocked off Tom Cruise's "Jack Reacher" to take the top spot in rentals.   Here are the top...
  • Feds pursue Manhattan art dealer suspected of smuggling

    Feds pursue Manhattan art dealer suspected of smuggling
    Federal agents have seized an estimated $100 million in art over the last two years from a prominent Manhattan antiquities dealer they describe as one of the most prolific antiquities smugglers in the world. Subhash Kapoor, a 64-year-old American...
  • Lawyer Says Whitey Bulger A Scapegoat For Feds' Crimes

    A trial that many feared would never take place opened in a packed federal courtroom Wednesday when a prosecutor gave a cold-blooded recitation of what he called decades of terror inflicted on the city by its most notorious crime boss, James "Whitey"...
  • From the Boathouse: Watch out for suspicious boats

    Ahoy, and summer officially begins next Friday! Does anyone find it surprising that a sailboat carrying 80 to 90 bales of marijuana was beached in Newport Harbor after a brief chase by the Coast Guard? This occurred at 1 a.m. on June 3 after the drug...
  • Brazilian journalist slain in apparent effort to silence coverage

    CURITIBA, Brazil -- The head of a newspaper renowned for reporting on crime and corruption was shot to death Tuesday in a town outside Rio de Janeiro, the latest in a string of apparent assassinations of Brazilian journalists. Jose Roberto Ornelas de...