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  • Eleanor knockoffs spark a knock-down, drag-out fight

    Eleanor knockoffs spark a knock-down, drag-out fight
    Almost 35 years have passed since a Ford Mustang named Eleanor tore up the streets of the South Bay in the cinematic crash-fest "Gone in 60 Seconds." The crudely crafted indie flick found a cult audience and inspired a 2000 big-budget sequel starring...
  • This weekend: Funky Sole to celebrate the release of 'California Funk' at the Echoplex

     
    California may be one of the world capitals for the music industry, but when it comes to its associations with funk music, its reputation hasn’t always been golden. That’s not to say our fair state is devoid of funk legends:......
  • California broadband projects pick up $205 million in federal funding

     
    Rural California will become a little more wired. California will receive over $205 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds for seven projects aimed toward bringing fast broadband Internet access to rural and remote communities in the...
  • Prop. 23: Oil giants are divided

     
    Are the big oil companies really backing Proposition 23? Maybe not. Among California's major oil refiners, Shell Oil opposes the November ballot initiative to suspend the state’s global warming law. Chevron Corp. is officially neutral. Exxon Mobil and...
  • Villaraigosa's staff installs deputy to manage mayor's 'long-term message'

     
    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Wednesday named Janelle Erickson, currently deputy mayor for communications, as his deputy chief of staff, the latest move in an ongoing reshuffling of his administration during its second term. The promotion of Erickson...
  • Police: Bus Driver Had Heart Attack Before Deadly Crash

    Police: Bus Driver Had Heart Attack Before Deadly Crash
    CARSON, Calif. -- Authorities say a bus crash in West Carson Wednesday morning occurred after the driver suffered a heart attack and died. The crash occurred around 5:45 a.m. in the area of 220th Street and Normandie Avenue. The Gardena city bus was...
  • L.A. County election results

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || || || Azusa || || Mayor || ++++++++++++++++++++ ++++++++++++++++++++ || 100% precincts reporting || Votes || % || || Joseph R. Rocha* || 2,278 || 100 || ++++++++++++++++++++ ++++++++++++++++++++ || || || City Council || +++++...
  • 2 Decomposed Bodies Found in Abandoned Truck

    2 Decomposed Bodies Found in Abandoned Truck
    CARSON -- Homicide detectives are investigating the discovery of two men's decomposed bodies in an abandoned truck in Carson. The bodies were found in a vehicle in the 20700 block of Fordyce Avenue, near Alameda Street, at 8:40 a.m. Monday, said Deputy...
  • Quarterback Dominique Blackman feels at home at Old Dominion

    Dominique Blackman liked several things about Old Dominion. He trusted the coaching staff and appreciated the chance to get in on the ground floor of a burgeoning football program that went 9-2 in its first season. He also needed a place to stay. "Their...
  • "Big Brother" of Teen Killed in Hazing Incident to Pay $500,000

    "Big Brother" of Teen Killed in Hazing Incident to Pay $500,000
    SAN LUIS OBISPO -- The parents of an 18 year old boy who died of alcohol poisoning during a hazing incident at California Polytechnic University will receive half a million dollars from their son's "big brother." The settlement comes nearly two years...
  • Mailbag: Candidates deserving of honors

    Congratulations to the Glendale News-Press for your excellent article on the two local citizens currently being considered for the Citizens Redistricting Commission ("Two locals still in the hunt for seats," Sept. 10). It was balanced and accurate and...