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  • Seattle makes list of Top 10 U.S. cities for families

    Seattle makes list of Top 10 U.S. cities for families
    Washington D.C. took the No. 1 spot in Parenting Magazine's latest list of the Top U.S. Cities for Families, the publication said Wednesday. The U.S. capital replaced nearby Arlington, Virginia, which tumbled to No. 70 as a result of changes in the way...
  • Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey

    Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey
    Stan Musial An American Life George Vecsey Ballantine/ESPN Books: 397 pp., $26.00 Here is a theory I have: There are three kinds of baseball players — the Good, the Great and the Gods. In the first category is everybody who made it to the...
  • Virus outbreak pulls reins on equestrian event

    Virus outbreak pulls reins on equestrian event
    An outbreak of a potentially deadly equine herpes virus that has affected 18 horses in California has kept ticket sales for the Memorial Day Classic, a weeklong riding show at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center in Burbank, at about half of what they should...
  • Maria Shriver Files For Divorce

    Maria Shriver Files For Divorce
    BRENTWOOD (KTLA) -- Independence Day comes early for Maria Shriver after she filed divorce papers Friday, ending her 25 year marriage with former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. In papers filed with the Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday, Shriver cited...
  • Coping with the deluge

    The storm system that has pounded California since last week was expected to weaken today into a series of sporadic but intense showers, with the possibility of more rain Tuesday night. Emergency preparedness officials, who had geared up for the worst in...
  • Celebrating a shared history

    Celebrating a shared history
    On an uninviting swatch of arid desert, marked by sagebrush and mesquite trees just east of the California border, the winds of war blew together the fates of two beleaguered peoples. In a now familiar tale, 120,000 Japanese Americans were removed from...
  • L.A. County's early voters don't mind the long line in Norwalk

    L.A. County's early voters don't mind the long line in Norwalk
    Voters hoping to avoid long election day lines found themselves standing in one that lasted nearly five hours Saturday in Norwalk. A crush of early-bird balloters swarmed the Los Angeles County registrar's office, where 100 voting booths filled a tent on...
  • Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Cherie Morton, 40, Bakersfield; found dead in Bahrain

    Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Cherie Morton was, among other things, a bingo player. She played it regularly and, as colleague Millie Slamin recalled, seemed to always leave a game with either a cash or door prize. "We used to tease her," Slamin said....
  • Circle C Ranch's immigrant beginnings

    Circle C Ranch's immigrant beginnings
    Many shoppers at the Hollywood and Santa Monica farmers markets well remember Circle C Ranch for the outlandishly long lines that formed to buy its Persian mulberries. Others fondly recall the connoisseur-quality fruit -- jammy Adriatic figs, super-...
  • My L.A.: City of Hope

    “Showers!” a counselor commanded. All the boys around me began to strip until they stood naked at the edge of the institution’s showers. “Let’s go!” a second counselor shouted. “One! Two!” I froze. Barely seven years old, lost among rows of beds in an...
  • 'America's Next Top Model' back with smaller contestants

     
    I guess Tyra Banks is hoping that the saying “Big Things Come In Small Packages” will work to her advantage this season of America’s Next Top Model. This cycle, the host and creator of the show has opened up the competition......