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  • Our Laguna: Warm and witty honors for Laguna's 'rescuer'

    Ann Hutchinson Quilter has never been one to pat herself on the back, not even at a luncheon in her honor. Speakers at the Laguna Beach Woman's Club Woman of the Year luncheon heaped praise on Quilter for her accomplishments on behalf of the city. But...
  • Gatto, Portantino take issue with colleague's 'Soprano' quip

    Two local members of the Assembly with Italian heritage took umbrage at comments made Wednesday by Assemblyman Don Wagner (R-Irvine). In skewering the proposal to eliminate the state’s 400-plus redevelopment agencies, Wagner likened the plan to a...
  • Political Landscape: Schiff still fighting for genocide resolution

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and other advocates for a congressional resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide are taking a new tack this year, seeking both a genocide recognition vote and approval of a measure condemning religious discrimination...
  • Witnesses offer differing accounts in Amanda Knox appeal

    Witnesses offer differing accounts in Amanda Knox appeal
    Two inmates testified Saturday that Amanda Knox, the American student convicted of murder in Italy, was not actually involved in the killing of her roommate. But they offered two different accounts on who the actual killers were. Three other inmates...
  • After 41 Years, Police Close Leon Jordan Murder Case

    After 41 Years, Police Close Leon Jordan Murder Case
    Citing alack of living witnesses and suspects, the Jackson County Prosecutor's office finally cleared the Civil Rights-era Leon Jordan murder case. Police re-opened it last year at the urging of Alvin Sykes who pushes authorities to re-open old civil...
  • Ex-'Housewife Danielle Staub On New Reality Show 'Famous Food'

    Ex-'Housewife Danielle Staub On New Reality Show 'Famous Food'
    Danielle Staub, the former star of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" is now starring in VH1's new celebrity food competition show "Famous Food." It features a bevy of celebs --- Heidi Montag ('The Hills'), Danielle Staub ('Real Housewives of New...
  • Local Armenians Fear Judgment After Gang Raids

    Local Armenians Fear Judgment After Gang Raids
    GLENDALE (KTLA) -- Many Armenians in Glendale are fearing a rush to judgment after local and federal authorities instituted a major crackdown on Armenian organized crime Wednesday. Seventy-four members and associates of the Armenian Power syndicate...
  • 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,...
  • Secret Service Agents Speak Out About the JFK Assassination

    Secret Service Agents Speak Out About the JFK Assassination
    DALLAS ( KTLA) 47 years have passed since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and Monday, secret service agents who were assigned to protect the president on that day in Dallas are speaking out for the first time. Former Secret Service Agent...
  • Deals Found Online

    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- If you're searching for deals this holiday shopping season, you may want to go online before you head out the door. Product inventory tracker Milo.com tells you which products are still on shelves at local stores. Bargain hunters...
  • Book review: 'The Life and Opinions of Maf the Dog, and of His Friend Marilyn Monroe' by Andrew O'Hagan

    Book review: 'The Life and Opinions of Maf the Dog, and of His Friend Marilyn Monroe' by Andrew O'Hagan
    There ought to be a category in each bookstore for charm — the books with a little bit of Old World ease and humor that make you smile. The leaders in this genre would be P.G. Wodehouse (especially the Jeeves books), E.F. Benson ("Mapp and Lucia")...