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  • Latin Grammys show had international flavor, many acts

     
    By RAQUEL MARIA DILLON LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mexican pop-rock group Camila and Dominican singer-songwriter Juan Luis Guerra tied with three awards each at the Latin Grammys, a jubilant event that drew reggaeton artists in jeans, mariachis in traditional sui....
  • How did 94-year-old woman end up in the walk-in freezer of Calabasas retirement home?

     
    How did a 94-year-old woman at an upscale Calabasas retirement home end up inside a walk-in freezer? That's the question state investigators are trying to answer after an incident last month that left a resident at Silverado Senior Living alive......
  • CHP searches for driver who caused accident that killed 5; 1 arrest made

     
    Authorities Sunday morning were searching for a driver who they believe caused an accident in Imperial County that killed five people and injured six. Four of the dead belonged to a Lakeside motorcycle club called the Saddle Tramps, according to......
  • CHP continues to search for driver who caused fatal accident

     
    California Highway Patrol officers on Sunday continued their search for the driver of a gold Honda Accord they think caused an accident in Imperial County that killed five people and injured six. Four of the dead belonged to a motorcycle......
  • Five killed in motorcycle crash near Ocotillo

     
    Five people were killed and six injured Saturday in a head-on collision involving seven motorcyclists and one car on a rural highway a few miles north of the Mexican border, according to the California Highway Patrol. Authorities are looking for......
  • Jean-Luc Godard on what his honorary Oscar means to him: 'Nothing'

     
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Governors Awards on Saturday night offered up lots of nostalgia and heartfelt sentiment, which is probably why Jean-Luc Godard didn't bother to show up to accept his honorary Oscar for lifetime achievement....
  • Community spirit can affect local economic growth, survey finds

     
    Despite our fast-paced, gadget-heavy lifestyles, a recent Gallup study says many Americans are still chasing down fantasies of settling down in Pleasantville. According to the study, a community’s social offerings, its openness to different social...
  • Monster Mash: Art owned by Dennis Hopper exceeds $10 million at auction; Intiman Theatre's financial dilemma

     
    Sold: Forty pieces of art owned by the late Dennis Hopper are said to have brought in more than $10 million at auction. (New York Post) Money trouble: Seattle's Intiman Theatre faces a major financial dilemma that could threaten its......
  • Redesigning what church looks like

     
    Traditional church design often reflects the past better than the needs of contemporary congregations. They might look good, but they are often not efficient, flexible or environmentally friendly. Faith in Place recently asked architects to develop...
  • New-look Florida Legislature: Cannon blast Supremes; Haridopolos promises cuts

     
    TALLAHASSEE – Christening an era of belt-tightening and perhaps more conservative governance, two Central Florida legislators formally took the reins of the Florida Legislature on Tuesday amid new Republican super-majorities delivered by voters...
  • L.A. Auto Show: Range Rover Evoque adds sustainability to its pedigree [Updated]

     
    To help celebrate its 40th anniversary -- an anniversary that coincided with production of its 1-millionth vehicle earlier this month -- British automaker Range Rover unveiled its new Evoque Wednesday. The five-door, permanent all-wheel-drive Evoque is...