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  • From Canyon To Cove: Hush rides off into the sunset

    Nobody ever said it was easy running a restaurant, but the saga of hush, which closed suddenly three weeks ago, is really no piece of cake. Belying its name, hush generated a lot of press almost from the beginning. The restaurant opened with a splash...
  • Determined federal prosecutor targets the Tijuana cartel

    Determined federal prosecutor targets the Tijuana cartel
      The Mexican drug kingpin was shackled to the railing of a U.S. Coast Guard cutter cruising up the coast of Baja California when he saw a curious sight: A hovering helicopter lowering somebody by rope onto the deck of a nearby boat. The dangling person...
  • Calendar

    YOUR WEEKEND FRIDAY: Punk icons The Angry Samoans headline the Blue Café, 17208 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. The Failures, Action 45, Disguster and Ethanz Ride also perform. The 21-and-older show starts at 8 p.m. and is $8 at the door. For...
  • Facebook's location-based programs mean more setting adjustments for users

    Facebook users should pay particular attention to Facebook Places, the social media site's new location-based program. Places allows people to "tag," or add, friends when checking into a location without permission. So if you're tagged, your whereabouts...
  • Holiday events

    HOLIDAY EVENTS NOVEMBER NOV. 19 - 21 FIRST ANNUAL WreathFEST Neighborhood: Brooklyn Park Area When: Nov. 19: 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 20: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Nov. 21: noon- 5 p.m. (winners announced at 1 p.m.) Venue: Chesapeake Arts Center 194 Hammonds Lane,...
  • 10 things you might not know about bridges

    As Minneapolis recovers from the Interstate Highway 35W bridge disaster, we mourn the victims yet recognize the technological advances that have made such disasters so rare. Some facts that span modern history: 1. A remarkable photo of Korean refugees on...
  • Kate Walsh lists Los Feliz home at $4,295,000

    Kate Walsh lists Los Feliz home at $4,295,000
    She may only play a doctor on television, but actress Kate Walsh apparently knows good bones when she sees them. The Spanish-style gated estate in Los Feliz that she has listed at $4,295,000 retains its original 1929 details, such as an intricately tiled...
  • It's A Gray Area: Proactive approach to gangs needed

    Do you want to have a disturbing experience? Then read the book "This Is for the Mara Salvatrucha: Inside the MS-13, America's Most Violent Gang" by Samuel Logan (Hyperion, 2009). The word "mara" is Spanish for "gang," and the word Salvatrucha in El...
  • 10 things you might not know about Rahm Emanuel

    10 things you might not know about Rahm Emanuel
    White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel said last week that he aspires to become Chicago mayor after Richard M. Daley retires. Some thought Emanuel was being presumptuous by claiming dibs as the successor to Daley, who has signaled no plans to retire....
  • Movie Review: Black Dynamite

    A righteous brother in pimp-daddy suits karate chops and .357-Magnum pops "The Man" in his many guises in Black Dynamite. The deliriously spot-on send-up of 1970s "blaxploitation" thrillers of the Shaft-Super Fly school plays tonight and Saturday at the...
  • 10 things you might not know about Chicago elections

    10 things you might not know about Chicago elections
    Chicagoans will vote for a new mayor and aldermen Tuesday. Other than the mayoral front-runner being kicked off the ballot temporarily and another candidate accusing an opponent of smoking crack, it's been a rather calm campaign. In Chicago history,...