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  • Owner of City Paper in negotiations with new buyer

    Owner of City Paper in negotiations with new buyer
    The owner of the Baltimore City Paper said Monday it is in negotiations with a potential buyer, the same day it announced the collective sale of its four other alternative weekly newspapers. Scott Lynett, CEO of Times-Shamrock Communications, which has...
  • Retail Therapy: Leave room for New Year's Eve meal deals

    Shop early: Tip: The Container Store at South Coast Metro probably will begin its annual floor sample sale on Elfa closet shelving and storage beginning Christmas Eve. Floor samples go quickly, so head over soon for the best selection. Information:...
  • A greenbelt future for South L.A.

    A greenbelt future for South L.A.
    In a desolate stretch of South L.A., an unused train track winds its way along the east-west corridor of Slauson Avenue. A shabby path of dirt and rails, it is a sad reminder that the bustling manufacturing industry that once flourished in the area is...
  • Gilman defensive end Melvin Keihn commits to play at Virginia Tech

    Gilman defensive end Melvin Keihn commits to play at Virginia Tech
    Gilman defensive end Melvin Keihn started his Christmas celebration early Tuesday by committing to play football at Virginia Tech. A two-time All-Metro and two-time Consensus All-State selection, Keihn is rated a four-star prospect by Rivals.com. Last...
  • Wireless carriers consider ending phone subsidies

    It's a perk wireless customers have come to expect: Sign up for a two-year service contract, and get a new smartphone at a deeply discounted price or sometimes even free. But the reign of cellphone subsidies could be ending as customers demand more...
  • Union Station: No stop for the homeless?

    Union Station: No stop for the homeless?
    The new pilot program at Union Station that forbids people who are not holding train tickets to sit in the waiting room seats is another sad reminder of the city's desperate homelessness problem — and of how difficult it is to balance the rights...
  • Gina Marie Lindsey: She's piloting LAX into the 21st century

     Gina Marie Lindsey: She's piloting LAX into the 21st century
    Don't think that Gina Marie Lindsey is up in an ivory control tower. This week, the executive director of Los Angeles World Airports will be joining an estimated 2.6 million passengers in the Christmas/New Year's scrum at LAX, on her own holiday travels....
  • Varsity Q&A with City basketball's Dyzhanay Burton

    Varsity Q&A with City basketball's Dyzhanay Burton
    One of the area's top point guards for the last couple of years, Dyzhanay Burton hopes to lead the City girls basketball team to a state championship in her senior year. A 5 foot 4 All-Metro first-team selection last winter, Burton scored her 1,000th...
  • L.A. County transit officials plan to put sales tax measure on ballot

    L.A. County transit officials plan to put sales tax measure on ballot
    Transportation officials in Los Angeles County plan to offer a ballot measure next fall or in 2016 that would raise the county's sales tax by half a cent or extend the life of Measure R, the levy voters approved in 2008. The Los Angeles County...
  • Federal tax benefit for transit users to shrink Jan. 1

    Federal tax benefit for transit users to shrink Jan. 1
    Thousands of Maryland bus and MARC train riders could pay more for their commute starting in January after Congress failed to renew an expiring tax credit that rewards mass transit use. Current federal law allows bus and rail commuters to withhold up to...
  • Footloose in Fryman Canyon

    Footloose in Fryman Canyon
    This Studio City walking area is popular with hikers, joggers, runners, dog owners and families. Go early to get a space in the parking lot and to heighten that get-away feeling. Begin at Wilacre Park, off Fryman Road, one block west of Laurel Canyon...