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  • Metro to offer free bus, train rides on New Year's Eve

    Metro to offer free bus, train rides on New Year's Eve
    Metro is offering free service on its buses and trains for New Year's Eve revelers looking for a sober late-night ride home. The free service starts at 9 p.m. Tuesday and runs through 2 a.m. Wednesday. The effort is designed "with the goal of reducing...
  • Woman killed after crashing into big rig on Interstate 605

    Woman killed after crashing into big rig on Interstate 605
    A woman was killed Monday night after crashing into the back of a big rig on the 605 Freeway in Santa Fe Springs. Edith Bastidas, 39, was driving her 2003 Ford Focus behind a big rig on the northbound 605 just south of Telegraph Road around 9:24 p.m.,...
  • L.A. police urge New Year's Eve revelers not to fire guns

    L.A. police urge New Year's Eve revelers not to fire guns
    Los Angeles authorities have one message for residents tempted to ring in 2014 with celebratory gunfire: Don't. Sheriff's and police officials teamed up on Tuesday in an effort to reduce celebratory gunfire from New Year's Eve revelers. Firing a gun...
  • Pomona violence continues with car-to-car shooting, no arrests

    Pomona violence continues with car-to-car shooting, no arrests
    Pomona police are looking for two men after a dramatic car-to-car shooting and chase Thursday night left one driver wounded and a second motorist injured. The incident began after 9:30 p.m. in the 400 block of East Harrison Avenue, authorities say, when...
  • L.A. County supervisors want to put cross back in county seal

    Potentially reopening a contentious cultural battle, two Los Angeles County supervisors are proposing placing a cross in the county’s seal. In a motion filed Tuesday, Supervisors Mike Antonovich and Don Knabe called for adding a cross to the...
  • 250 Years & Counting: The Courant To Celebrate Centuries Of Service

    250 Years & Counting: The Courant To Celebrate Centuries Of Service
    If you were in the vicinity of Mooklar's barbershop, across from the Flagg Tavern, on the 29th of October, in the year 1764, you probably picked up a copy of Hartford's new newspaper, The Connecticut Courant. "Of all the Arts which have been...
  • To cut sea lion and bird stink, city puts gate in La Jolla Cove fence

      SAN DIEGO -- In hopes of eliminating the stench left by birds and sea lions on the rocks next to La Jolla Cove, a work crew hired by the city Tuesday installed a gate in the fence that has kept people off the rocks. The theory is that if people...
  • Band to represent Panama for first time in Rose Parade history

    Band to represent Panama for first time in Rose Parade history
    Every year, 14-year-old Victor Rios would watch the Rose Parade on a television set in his home in the city of Chitre, Panama, marveling at the floats and bands. He never imagined he would attend the parade in person. Then one day in October 2012,...
  • Club walks the walk

    Club walks the walk
    In their last official walk together, the Costa Mayberry Walking Club made it a ceremonial event on New Year's Eve. They began their brisk, 5.38-mile walk in the afternoon from one of the Costa Mesa's oldest and coziest structures, the Diego Sepulveda...
  • After slow progress, College Park moving quickly toward 'real college town' goals

    After slow progress, College Park moving quickly toward 'real college town' goals
    A gleaming new apartment building with restaurants and bars on the ground floor has replaced an old pizza place and tire shop. A new Whole Foods will sprout up just down the road. A four-star hotel and bike lanes are planned. The changes are part of a...
  • Making Baltimore commuter friendly [Letter]

    Making Baltimore commuter friendly [Letter]
    That was a good editorial on the expansion of MARC commuter rail service, but I have to echo the sentiment of some of my fellow MARC monthly ticket holders at the loss of our access to Amtrak on the weekends ("Weekends on the MARC," Jan. 2). Amtrak used...