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  • Obama visit goes on despite Santa Monica College shooting

    Obama visit goes on despite Santa Monica College shooting
    Secret Service officials in town for Friday's visit of President Obama said they are aware of the shooting at Santa Monica College, but do not expect it to affect his trip. "We are aware of the incident and it is not impacting the visit," said Ed...
  • 'Night Stalker's' wife: 'Hometown girl makes bad'

    'Night Stalker's' wife: 'Hometown girl makes bad'
    “Night Stalker” Richard Ramirez had recently married when now-Los Angeles Times Staff Writer Christopher Goffard ran into him in the visiting area at San Quentin State Prison. Ramirez had already been sentenced to death after being convicted...
  • Witnesses mistook Santa Monica College gunfire for firecrackers

    Witnesses mistook Santa Monica College gunfire for firecrackers
    Some students and workers in the area of Santa Monica College said they first mistook the sound of gunfire for firecrackers. Nathaniel Westveer, a 24-year-old visual effects artist, was working in his second-story office near Pico and Cloverfield...
  • Dent championed cement bill to pass the House

     
    When Charlie Dent took the House floor Wednesday afternoon he told his fellow colleagues about Northampton high school sports teams, the “Konkrete Kids” and the Whitehall Township community Cementon to stress the importance of the cement...
  • Japan: crucial stage reached in nuclear plant shutdown [Updated]

     
    Nuclear cold storage: Japan announces reaching a critical shut-down stage of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, but critics aren't convinced....
  • Cars.com News Briefs: March 21, 2012

     
    Here's what we have our eye on today: Fiat and Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne told Bloomberg News today that European automakers need to incur "painful" restructuring to stanch losses in the region. Europe's sovereign-debt crisis has stymied consumer...
  • San Onofre nuclear plant closure not permanent, Edison says

     
    The extended closure of the San Onofre nuclear plant due to equipment issues has led some to speculate -- or hope -- that the plant will be shuttered for good, but the chief nuclear officer for plant operator Southern California......
  • Hostess Twinkies, Ho Hos fly off shelves in Glendale

     
    The shelves at the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thrift Shop in Glendale Friday were bare as customers made runs on Twinkies, Ho Hos and Ding Dongs after the iconic snack food company asked a judge for permission to go out of business and lay off 18,500 workers...
  • Twinkie, Ding-Dong runs reported as Hostess bakery closes

     
    There was a sense of mourning Friday at the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thrift Shop in Glendale as both workers and customers came to terms with the end of the company and its famous snacks. Glendale resident Charlie Ruiz, 63, walked......
  • What was the point of bailing out GM?

    What was the point of bailing out GM?
    Today's topic: Should the U.S. government have spent billions to keep General Motors from liquidation only to eventually steer it to Bankruptcy Court? An earlier bankruptcy would have saved taxpayers billions Point: Daniel J. Ikenson General Motors...
  • Losses of factory jobs in California blamed on regulation

    Losses of factory jobs in California blamed on regulation
    The El Monte factory stopped operating just a few weeks ago, but already it feels abandoned, an appropriate setting for a "Terminator" movie. The dusty clock on the wall is frozen at 7:00. Below it, the deep pits that once held molten steel are now...