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  • Does Nick Mosby have nothing better to do?

    Does Nick Mosby have nothing better to do?
    Seeking 15 minutes of fame, if all of your primary obligations are met, is fine. Does not Baltimore Council member Nick Mosby have any serious problems in his district to solve ("Councilman wants Baltimore to boycott Florida after Zimmerman trial," Aug....
  • London tosses out recycling bin technology that tracks people

    LONDON — The testing of futuristic recycling bins that can track people walking through London's financial district has been, well, trashed for now. Pressed by local officials, the Renew advertising firm called off using technology embedded in a...
  • 5 Freeway lanes reopen after brush fire at Newhall Pass

    5 Freeway lanes reopen after brush fire at Newhall Pass
    At least two lanes in each direction of the 5 Freeway at the Newhall Pass have been reopened after a fast-moving brush fire, whipped by strong Santa Ana winds gusting to 63 mph, briefly blocked traffic at the 14 Freeway interchange, authorities said....
  • Brush fire at Camp Pendleton forces housing evacuation

    Brush fire at Camp Pendleton forces housing evacuation
    A brush fire Saturday afternoon at Camp Pendleton burned more than 250 acres, damaged three buildings and forced evacuation from an housing area, officials said. The fire broke out about 12:45 p.m. in the Lake O'Neil area of the sprawling base....
  • Why 'Gravity' Could Be the World's Biggest Avant-Garde Movie

    If success has many fathers, then surely the record-breaking October opening of "Gravity" has touched off a lively paternity battle in the Warner Bros. executive suite. But has anyone bothered to send Jeff Robinov (who exhumed the project from development...
  • PennDOT, Turnpike Commission: "We know what you're thinkin'..."

     
    As Detective Harry Callahan famously intoned, as he trained a huge handgun onto the face of a cornered criminal in the 1971 classic "Dirty Harry": "I know what you're thinkin'. 'Did he fire six shots, or only five?' Well, to tell you the truth, in all...
  • Mass transit, meet LAX. Maybe.

    Mass transit, meet LAX. Maybe.
    What do travelers arriving at Los Angeles International Airport want to see on their way to baggage claim? Mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti said he knew: Disney characters. Mickey and Minnie, Donald and Goofy, maybe even Chip and Dale. Because they were...
  • Seniors on the Go: Planning that upcoming trip: Where to go?

    Seniors on the Go: Planning that upcoming trip: Where to go?
    It's never too early to start planning for a major spring-summer trip. In this and a few of the next columns, I'll explore some of the tools and resources available to you that will help you get the most out of your trip -- and the best value. And...
  • Seniors on the Go: Watch out for 'grey' credit card charges

    Seniors on the Go: Watch out for 'grey' credit card charges
    Do you ever notice a few charges on your credit card statement and you can't figure out why? If you haven't, you're lucky: According to a recent report from BillGuard, about a third of all credit and debit card holders report grey charges -- and...
  • Yemen military officers taken hostage in suspected Al Qaeda assault

    Yemen military officers taken hostage in suspected Al Qaeda assault
    SANA, Yemen -- In the latest audacious strike by suspected Al Qaeda militants in Yemen, attackers on Monday stormed a military headquarters in the country’s southeast, killing at least five soldiers and army officers and taking dozens more hostage,...
  • Federal Web presence curtailed by government shutdown

    Federal Web presence curtailed by government shutdown
    WASHINGTON -- Social media users browsing their Twitter feeds Tuesday hoping to see a new space photo from NASA or learn American history facts from the U.S. Capitol account were instead met with blunt messages and apologies. "Sorry, but we won't be...