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  • 'Veronica Mars' film wraps in L.A., and fans get a lot of credit

    'Veronica Mars' film wraps in L.A., and fans get a lot of credit
    Veronica Mars is closer to staging her comeback. The movie spinoff of the teen television drama — which recently made waves in Hollywood after creator Rob Thomas launched the biggest film fundraising campaign in Kickstarter history —...
  • Aviation buffs of Condor Squadron keep vintage WWII aircraft flying

    Aviation buffs of Condor Squadron keep vintage WWII aircraft flying
    On the west side of Van Nuys Airport it's like World War II never ended. Vintage propeller planes once flown by U.S. Navy, Army Air Forces and Royal Air Force pilots are parked wingtip to wingtip along the taxiway. Nearby buildings are painted in...
  • Lew says Congress shouldn't wait til last minute to raise debt limit

    Lew says Congress shouldn't wait til last minute to raise debt limit
    In the wake of a new, earlier deadline to raise the debt limit, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew warned lawmakers Thursday that they needed to move quickly to increase the nation's borrowing authority or risk damaging the strengthening economy. "They...
  • Weekly unemployment claims hold steady near two-month low

    WASHINGTON -- Initial jobless claims held roughly steady last week at nearly a  two-month low, pointing toward moderate labor market growth, federal officials said Thursday. There were 326,000 people who filed for first-time unemployment benefits in the...
  • Men's Basketball Preview: Lions have prescription for success

    Rhett Soliday came to Vanguard University to build a men's basketball program. But in his three previous seasons, particularly the last two, he has instead been saddled with nearly enough afflicted players to support a burgeoning medical practice....
  • Acetylene bottle catches fire on top of crane at Port of L.A.

    Acetylene bottle catches fire on top of crane at Port of L.A.
    A bottle of acetylene caught fire on top of the control room of a crane at the Port of Los Angeles midday Saturday, the city Fire Department said. There was no explosion and were no injuries, said Fire Department spokesman Shawn Lenske. “We...
  • All the world's onstage

    All the world's onstage
    Christian Laveau laments the cinematic representation of Native Americans. In many Hollywood movies, they live in teepees on the periphery of modernity, ride horses, dress in swatches of animal skin and plumed headdresses, and are armed with spears...
  • Holiday Cookie Bake-Off: Enter now; try 'strike-breaker' cookies

    Have you submitted your recipe yet? Entries are now open for the fourth annual Los Angeles Times Holiday Cookie Bake-Off. Think you've got the best holiday cookies ever? Curious about the competition? Check out these butterscotch nut bars (also known as...
  • Port of L.A. truck drivers stage 36-hour strike

    Port of L.A. truck drivers stage 36-hour strike
    Port of Los Angeles truck drivers from three companies walked off the job Monday to protest what they called “unfair labor practices, including harassment, intimidation, and other violations of federal labor laws,” according to the group...
  • Cost of terminal upgrade at Port of Los Angeles doubled over 4 years

    The price tag for a major container terminal upgrade at the Port of Los Angeles has more than doubled over the last four years, caused in large part by major design changes OKd without the approval of city elected officials. The construction budget...
  • Miffed L.A. Council approves changes to over-budget port project

    Miffed L.A. Council approves changes to over-budget port project
    The Los Angeles City Council signed off Tuesday on major changes to a harbor construction project whose cost doubled in four years, with lawmakers criticizing port executives for failing to consult the council sooner. Councilman Joe Buscaino, whose...