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  • L.A. community leaders blast Sterling's comments in CNN interview

    L.A. community leaders blast Sterling's comments in CNN interview
    Los Angeles leaders lashed out Monday night at Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for his comments in a nationally televised interview in which he criticized Earvin "Magic" Johnson for contracting HIV and said he was "baited" into making racist...
  • S.T.A.G.E. gathers Robert Osborne, Broadway veterans in AIDS benefit

    S.T.A.G.E. gathers Robert Osborne, Broadway veterans in AIDS benefit
    Back in 1984, relatively early in the AIDS crisis, actors Michael Kearns and James Carroll Pickett met with David Galligan about directing a benefit show to help gay men afflicted with the disease. Galligan, a journalist making the transition to theater...
  • AIDS at 30: Apathy plus HIV kills

    AIDS at 30: Apathy plus HIV kills
    It was a chilly spring day in Washington when Secretary of Health and Human Services Margaret Heckler made a historic announcement. "The probable cause of AIDS has been found," she began, "a variant of a known human cancer virus." It was 1984, and she...
  • 'Breaking Bad,' 'Orphan Black,' 'Scandal' among Peabody Award winners

    'Breaking Bad,' 'Orphan Black,' 'Scandal' among Peabody Award winners
    Winners of the 73rd annual George Foster Peabody Awards were announced Wednesday on "CBS This Morning," with a record 46 series, specials and reports from television, radio and the Web being honored for excellence in 2013.  There were some old favorites...
  • West Hollywood's Duran making a name for himself in supervisor's race

    West Hollywood's Duran making a name for himself in supervisor's race
    John Duran gets the question over and over in his against-the-odds bid to replace Zev Yaroslavsky on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. People he meets on the campaign trail ask, "Where did you come from?" The quick answer is West Hollywood....
  • Bobby Shriver's ties that bind

    Bobby Shriver's ties that bind
    Kennedy memorabilia is scattered around Bobby Shriver's campaign headquarters. On one wall hangs a photo of a giant Robert F. Kennedy mural, on another the signed text of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's 1980 speech to the Democratic National Convention: "To...
  • Orlando Bloom Gives the Shirt Off His Back for Charity

    When he's not shooting blockbuster films, Orlando Bloom has devoted himself to helping those in need, even to the point of giving the shirt off his back to auction it off for charity. Bloom has since raised $71,000 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS...
  • Bid to create L.A. city health commission qualifies for ballot

    Bid to create L.A. city health commission qualifies for ballot
    Los Angeles officials say a bid to create a city health commission has netted enough signatures to get onto the November ballot -- or to be approved outright by the City Council, if it chooses to do so. Activists behind the plan argue that Angelenos...
  • Iron Crow Theatre Company successfully conjures Poe's spirit

    Iron Crow Theatre Company successfully conjures Poe's spirit
    There is one more week left of "The Homo Poe Show," Iron Crow Theatre Company's daring and ever so cheeky production of four new plays and choreography inspired by Edgar Allan Poe. If you haven't caught it yet, give it a try. The production, the...
  • Sex education stumbles in Mississippi

    Sex education stumbles in Mississippi
    TUNICA, Miss. — Marie Barnard was delighted when, after decades of silence on the topic, Mississippi passed a law requiring school districts to teach sex education. But the lesson involving the Peppermint Pattie wasn't what she had in mind for her...
  • Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

    Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond
    Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...