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  • Buzz begins for possible Oscar bid for Oprah Winfrey in 'Butler'

    Buzz begins for possible Oscar bid for Oprah Winfrey in 'Butler'
    Oprah. Oscar. Oscar. Oprah. Yes, it might be a bit early to riff on David Letterman's ill-fated, Uma-Oprah 1995 Academy Awards monologue bit. Then again, with Winfrey's movie "Lee Daniels' The Butler" sitting atop the box office for a second week with a...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • Howard Dean endorses Silicon Valley congressman in intraparty fight

    Former Democratic Party leader Howard Dean and the progressive group he founded endorsed Rep. Michael M. Honda's reelection bid Tuesday, their first foray into a 2014 congressional contest. Honda is a seven-term incumbent who represents the Silicon...
  • Ex-Napster exec fatally struck by sheriff's patrol car while biking

    Ex-Napster exec fatally struck by sheriff's patrol car while biking
    A cyclist fatally struck by a sheriff's patrol car Sunday was the former chief operating officer of Napster and a music industry veteran.  Milton Everett Olin Jr., 65, of Woodland Hills, was struck and killed by a sheriff's patrol car just after 1 p.m....
  • Bob Filner sentenced in battery, false imprisonment cases; no jail

    Bob Filner sentenced in battery, false imprisonment cases; no jail
    SAN DIEGO — A Superior Court judge Monday accepted the major terms of the plea bargain of ex-Mayor Bob Filner, sentencing him to 90 days of home confinement with no jail time. Filner pleaded guilty in October to a felony charge of false...
  • Pilot instructor, student forced to land plane on O.C. toll road

    Pilot instructor, student forced to land plane on O.C. toll road
    A pilot instructor and student headed to John Wayne Airport were forced to make an emergency landing Sunday afternoon on the northbound 241 toll road in Rancho Santa Margarita, authorities said. The two-seater plane landed at 3:15 p.m. in the center...
  • 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...
  • FBI arrests sheriff's officials in L.A. County jails probe

    FBI arrests sheriff's officials in L.A. County jails probe
    FBI agents began arresting Los Angeles County sheriff's officials Monday as part of a wide-ranging investigation into allegations of abuse and misconduct inside the county's jails, according to sources familiar with the arrests. At least three people...
  • A dozen-plus L.A. County deputies face arrest in jail abuse probe

    A dozen-plus L.A. County deputies face arrest in jail abuse probe
    More than a dozen current and former "sworn officers" from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department are expected to be arrested as part of a wide-ranging investigation into allegations of abuse and misconduct inside the county's jails, according to...
  • OC to vote on 405 expansion; legislation to ban toll lanes possible

    OC to vote on 405 expansion; legislation to ban toll lanes possible
    Orange County transportation officials were set to vote Monday on how to proceed with a project to widen a stretch of the 405 freeway. The project has generated controversy because of a proposal to add toll lanes to the highway, but the pay-to-drive...