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  • Southern California man wins National Park Service volunteer of the year award

     
    The National Park Service recently announced that a Southern California volunteer has won the national George B. Hartzog Jr. award for outstanding volunteer service by an individual. Tony Valois, who lives at Circle X Ranch as a volunteer campground host,...
  • Bravo TV's 'Work of Art' favors emo-hipster backstabber Miles Mendenhall

     
    If little else, Bravo TV's "Work of Art" -- the new reality series set in the New York gallery scene -- proves that the art world is no different from just about every other profession: It's filled with sleaze, political......
  • Bloomingdale's Santa Monica gala goes for the heart

     
    Bloomingdale's opened in Santa Monica with a chic soiree Wednesday night to benefit the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute’s Women’s Heart Center. It was the first glimpse many people had gotten of the store -- one of the anchor retailers of the......
  • Report: Teen sex doesn’t cause bad grades

     
    From the Associated Press: LOS ANGELES — There's good news for parents who worry that their teenagers' sex lives are affecting their school performance: A provocative new study has found that teens in committed relationships do no better or worse in...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Was a future Hall of Famer chosen in the NFL draft based on the sound of his name?

     
    FOOTBALL LEGEND: A future Hall of Famer was drafted in the last round of the 1934 NFL Draft based on the sound of his name! STATUS: I'm Going With Essentially True. The first germ of the idea that became the......
  • Panthers imported from Texas help endangered Florida panthers begin to bounce back

     
    WASHINGTON — In the quest to save the endangered Florida panther, their Texas cousins were the cat's meow. Wildlife biologists moved eight female panthers from Texas -- close relatives yet genetically distinct -- into South Florida 15 years ago in......
  • Pages of History

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo Clarence Darrow addresses the jury in one of his two trials on charges of trying to bribe jurors in the McNamara brothers’ case. For the last week, I have been reading the transcripts of People......
  • GMO corn: An organic farmer's best friend?

     
    It seems obvious that farmers who plant genetically modified crops designed to wipe out pests would see fewer nasty critters in their fields. But new research shows that, at least in the case of one pesky insect in the U.S.......
  • Randy Couture calls Lesnar-Velasquez an even matchup at UFC 121

     
    Picking a winner for Saturday’s UFC 121 heavyweight title bout between champion Brock Lesnar and Cain Velasquez has split experts firmly down the middle. Six-time UFC champion Randy Couture is also on the fence. Couture, known for his astute...
  • Finalists named for Bronko Nagurski Trophy

     
    Finalists named for Bronko Nagurski Trophy The five finalist for the 2010 Bronko Nagurski Trophy were announced and the SEC and ACC dominated the nominations....
  • President salutes Ravens' season

    WASHINGTON - While NFL teams are looking ahead to a new season, President Bush gave the Baltimore Ravens another chance yesterday to savor this year's Super Bowl triumph, offering them a presidential pat on the back at the White House. Bush appeared with...