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  • After shootings, South Africa warns mines to do more for workers

     
    The mineral resources minister of South Africa warned mining companies on Monday to do more the improve workers' lives after 34 striking platinum miners protesting for higher pay were slain last month by police....
  • Jerry Brown authorizes California's first off-reservation tribal casinos

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown approved a plan for two tribes to open casinos away from their ancestral lands, a move that he said would create jobs and help local communities. But critics say the plan could lead to a massive expansion of gambling in California....
  • In South Africa, roughly 12,000 striking platinum miners fired

     
    In South Africa, the world's biggest producer of platinum has fired roughly 12,000 striking workers. Violence has erupted over other strikes in the country....
  • ‘Gold Rush’ to give away $100,000 to one viewer

     
    Discovery Channel's “Gold Rush” hopes to keep fans coming back with the Strike Gold Sweepstakes. The prize: $100,000 to a single viewer. Discovery's most popular series will start its third season later this month. The sweepstakes¬†depends on...
  • $12,000 reward for Gold Rush-era jewel box stolen from museum

     
    The Oakland Museum of California is offering a $12,000 reward for the safe recovery of a Gold Rush-era quartz- and gold-encrusted jewel box stolen from its permanent collection during a Monday burglary. The burglary was the second in as many......
  • This weekend: ‘Gold Rush’ returns; World Series continues; Ann Coulter visits Piers Morgan

     
    Sports, reality television and¬†controversial celebrities stand out on this weekend's schedule. A few highlights: 1.¬†”Gold Rush,” Discovery Channel's most popular series, starts its third season in a big way Friday night. The show will offer...
  • Suspects arrested in Mariposa museum gold heist

     
    Four men suspected in the heist of more than $1 million in gold and gems from the California Mining and Minerals Museum in Mariposa have been arrested, investigators said, adding that more arrests were possible. Men dressed as ninjas and armed with pick-...
  • Huell Howser memorial, sunset salute to be held at Griffith Observatory

     
    Admirers of Huell Howser will gather at Griffith Observatory next Tuesday for a sunset memorial organized by City Councilman Tom LaBonge....
  • Pictures in the News | April 16, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News | April 16, 2013...
  • Critic's Notebook: Anton Chekhov for the modern world

    Critic's Notebook: Anton Chekhov for the modern world
    NEW YORK — Anton Chekhov is always with us in the theater. But this summer his work has been especially prevalent, serving as an inspirational model for such contemporary playwrights as Tracy Letts, Andrew Upton and Annie Baker. Having recently...
  • Produced By Conference: A 'gold rush' out of L.A. for tax credits

    Produced By Conference: A 'gold rush' out of L.A. for tax credits
    California, beware: Film producers are increasingly sizing up rivals in emerging regional production centers outside of Hollywood, from Pittsburgh to Atlanta. That was the blunt, but all too familiar, message delivered at a panel Sunday at the fifth...