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  • 2011 James Beard Award winners announced

     
    Winners were announced last night, Monday, May 9, 2011, at the annual 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards, the nation’s most prestigious recognition program honoring professionals in the food and beverage industries. During a ceremony hosted by Tom...
  • Sheriff's deputy fires at, possibly wounds man in Watts

     
    Authorities have closed off a section of a Watts neighborhood near the Nickerson Gardens housing project while they search for a suspect who may have been wounded by a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy. At about 6:30 a.m., the deputy......
  • A poet with soul: The ballads of Gil Scott-Heron

     
    The late Gil Scott-Heron was many things -- poet, activist, icon, cipher -- but it’s easy to forget: He could sing, too. Following his passing on May 27, a parade of accolades have lauded his achievements as a cultural figure,......
  • Alexander Ruler of the World Apartments: The colorful back story of a Hollywood legend

     
    Curiosity for Rent: Alexander Ruler of the World Apartments, Hollywood Classically Greek and exuberantly tweaked, the 60-unit Alexander Ruler of the World Apartments were purportedly built by Paramount Studios to house actors in 1927. Actor George Pan-...
  • 3 killed in South Los Angeles shootings

     
    Three people were killed overnight in two separate shootings in South Los Angeles, police said Sunday. In the first incident, Saturday shortly after 8:30 p.m., an 18-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman were killed in a drive-by shooting in Watts,......
  • Football: Morningside tries to make improvement

     
    Former Los Angeles Jordan Coach Sheron Butler is trying to boost the fortunes of Inglewood Morningside, which played in the L.A. Watts Summer Games passing tournament last weekend. Quarterback Greg Adams, receiver Chad Conner and defensive back Ryan...
  • At least five people are killed in Los Angeles over weekend

     
    At least five people were killed in four separate incidents in Los Angeles over the weekend, police said Sunday. On Saturday, shortly after 8:30 p.m., an 18-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman were killed in a drive-by shooting in Watts,......
  • Suspect in officer-involved shooting in Watts dies at hospital

     
    A male suspect who allegedly pointed a gun at Los Angeles police in Watts died Thursday night after he was shot by at least one officer, police said. The shooting in the Imperial Courts housing projects prompted the Los Angeles......
  • Man wounded in officer-involved shooting in Watts, prompting LAPD tactical alert [Updated]

     
    A man who allegedly pointed a gun at Los Angeles police in Watts on Thursday evening was critically wounded when at least one officer fired his weapon, police said. The shooting prompted the Los Angeles Police Department to declare a......
  • LAPD declares tactical alert in Watts [Updated]

     
    The Los Angeles Police Department declared a tactical alert in Watts on Thursday after a call for assistance from officers at the scene of a shooting near 114th and Grape streets. [Updated at 6:19 p.m.: More than 50 police cars......
  • Tuesday's Highlights: "Raising Hope" on Fox

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 10 - 16 in PDF format Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here This week's TV Movies SAY CHEESE: Virginia (Martha Plimpton, with Garret Dillahunt) is the only......