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  • Prison design faces judgment

    It might be the most carefully hidden building boom in American architectural history. Over the last 40 years, beginning with strict drug-sentencing laws introduced in 1973 by New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller and quickly copied around the country, the...
  • Michigan gambles and loses, 42-41, to Ohio State

    Hoping his Wolverines had one more magical play left, Michigan coach Brady Hoke went for a 2-point conversion with 32 seconds left that would have given his team a shocking upset win over No. 3 Ohio State. But cornerback Tyvis Powell stepped in front of...
  • Garcetti stays within familiar territory on city appointments

    Garcetti stays within familiar territory on city appointments
    After he was elected mayor, Eric Garcetti put out a call to civic-minded Angelenos to serve on city boards and commissions. "We are looking for people with new ideas, practical experience, policy expertise and, most of all, a true commitment to public...
  • Upset specials: Michigan, Georgia and Oklahoma fall

    Upset specials: Michigan, Georgia and Oklahoma fall
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Bill Belton ran for a 2-yard touchdown in the fourth overtime to lift Penn State past No. 18 Michigan 43-40 in maybe the biggest win in Coach Bill O'Brien's two seasons with the Nittany Lions. Penn State's Christian Hackenberg...
  • Garcetti picks former rival Kevin James for public works board

    Garcetti picks former rival Kevin James for public works board
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Friday named former rival Kevin James, who placed third in the March 5 primary election, to serve on the powerful Board of Public Works. James, a Republican radio host who campaigned aggressively for Garcetti in the...
  • Drive-by shooting occurs outside site of City Council campaign forum

     
    Drive-by shooting occurs outside site of LA City Council campaign forum...
  • The rise of Ronda Rousey tops the Glendale News-Press' Top 10 Sports Moments of 2012

    The rise of Ronda Rousey tops the Glendale News-Press' Top 10 Sports Moments of 2012
    1) Glendale-trained Ronda Rousey takes titles and MMA world by storm — Much like her six professional bouts — which have never extended past the first round — the year 2012 was a whirlwind of success for “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey....
  • Masters stage belongs to Davis

    Masters stage belongs to Davis
    Mike Davis has dedicated much of his track season, if not career, with the Glendale High track team to mastering the 200-meter dash. It's fitting then that the Nitro's outstanding junior campaign comes down to Friday night's CIF Southern Section...
  • Najarian clarifies slavery reference amid criticism

    Najarian clarifies slavery reference amid criticism
    Glendale City Councilman Ara Najarian on Tuesday clarified statements he made last week in which he equated working without pay to shutdown the city’s redevelopment agency to slavery. At a meeting of the so-called Successor Agency, created to...
  • Three-strikes law costly and ineffective, study says

     
    California's controversial and costly three-strikes law has done nothing to deter crime despite expanding the state's prison population, according to a new study. In fact, violent crime began falling almost two years before the law was enacted in 1994,...
  • Blumenfield is fourth assemblyman set to run for L.A. City Council

     
    L.A.’s upcoming election has sparked the interest of yet another Sacramento politician, with State Assemblyman Bob Blumenfield, D-Woodland Hills, filing paperwork to run for a City Council seat in the west San Fernando Valley....