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  • 'Net neutrality' rules defeat: It's not as scary as it seems

    'Net neutrality' rules defeat: It's not as scary as it seems
    The appeals court ruling Tuesday that rejected most of the Federal Communications Commission's "net neutrality" rules sent a fair number of Internet advocates into panic attacks. But the worst-case scenarios laid out in the media — consumers gouged,...
  • Probe into former Napster exec killed by sheriff's car nears end

    Probe into former Napster exec killed by sheriff's car nears end
    Los Angeles County prosecutors will soon probably consider whether to file charges against a sheriff’s deputy who fatally hit a former Napster executive bicycling on Mullholland Highway, sheriff's officials said Thursday. It’s been more than...
  • 18 L.A. sheriff's officials indicted in jail misconduct cases

    18 L.A. sheriff's officials indicted in jail misconduct cases
    Eighteen current or former Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials have been indicted in five separate criminal cases in connection with a wide-ranging investigation into allegations of abuse and misconduct inside the county's jails. The...
  • The sharps and flats of the music business

    The sharps and flats of the music business
    This year marks the 10th anniversary of the day I quit my software job. There was nothing wrong with my job; it was rewarding and I liked it, but "information architect" was not my calling. I didn't want to sit at a computer all day. I wanted to make...
  • DWP plan opposed by six city unions wins backing of council panel

    DWP plan opposed by six city unions wins backing of council panel
    A Los Angeles City Council panel voted Monday to let the Department of Water and Power scale back the cost of hiring away workers from other city agencies, despite objections from workers outside the DWP. The council's Budget and Finance Committee...
  • Family mourns former Napster executive hit by sheriff's patrol car

    Family mourns former Napster executive hit by sheriff's patrol car
    Family and friends on Monday mourned the death of Milton Olin Jr., the former Napster executive who was struck and killed by a sheriff’s patrol car in Calabasas. Olin was killed Sunday afternoon as he was riding his bicycle on Mulholland Highway....
  • 18 Los Angeles sheriff's officials indicted, accused of abuse, obstruction

    18 Los Angeles sheriff's officials indicted, accused of abuse, obstruction
    Eighteen current or former Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials have been indicted in five separate criminal cases in connection with a wide-ranging investigation into allegations of abuse and misconduct inside L.A. County jails. The four...
  • The 818 Morning Report: Pre Check comes to Burbank, fans mourn Paul Walker, cyclist fatality in Calabasas

    The 818 Morning Report: Pre Check comes to Burbank, fans mourn Paul Walker, cyclist fatality in Calabasas
    Good morning readers. Grab a cup of coffee, get ready for the week ahead and catch up on local news and events. Today is Monday, Dec. 9. Fans continue to pay tribute to native Glendalians Paul Walker and Roger Rodas. The "Fast and Furious" actor and his...
  • County leader calls for more oversight of L.A. Sheriff's Department

    County leader calls for more oversight of L.A. Sheriff's Department
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas called for the county to take a greater oversight role over the Sheriff’s Department in the wake of Monday’s indictment of 18 former and current deputies on charges of abusing inmates and jail...
  • Music streaming service Rhapsody lays off 15% of staff

    Music streaming service Rhapsody lays off 15% of staff
    Streaming music pioneer Rhapsody, one of the first digital music companies to offer access to songs through monthly subscriptions, has cut its staff by 15%. Also, its president, Jon Irwin, is stepping down and will continue as a strategic advisor. ...
  • Why Justin Timberlake Should Stop Acting

    In 2011, I sat down for a lengthy interview with Justin Timberlake, who told me that he was having the time of his life as a big screen star. Even though he'd experienced a few setbacks ("I bombed all my auditions," he confessed), he was in the middle...