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  • Police vow crackdown after Zimmerman protests flare in L.A., Oakland

    Police vow crackdown after Zimmerman protests flare in L.A., Oakland
    As two major California cities spent Tuesday morning assessing damage and tallying arrests from violent protests the night before, officials asked for peaceful behavior -- but promised a crackdown should the demonstrations escalate again. Protestors...
  • Torre, La Russa y Cox elegidos como nuevos miembros del Salón de la Fama

    Torre, La Russa y Cox elegidos como nuevos miembros del Salón de la Fama
    Redacción Deportes (EEUU), 6 dic (EFE).- Las trayectorias profesionales de los manejadores Joe Torre, Tony La Russa y Bobby Cox no dejaron ninguna duda de la excelencia que ofrecieron y eso les mereció el reconocimiento unánime a la hora ser elegidos como...
  • Charter school enrollment grows, with Orange County among top 10 districts for highest growth

    Charter school enrollment grows, with Orange County among top 10 districts for highest growth
    Charter schools are the "fastest-growing sector of public education" in the country. And the Orange County school district ties for 10th nationally for "highest growth" in charter school enrollment the past two years, a new study shows. The study by the...
  • Wall Street moving in on American Dream

    Wall Street moving in on American Dream
    The new homeowners on your block could be from out of town — Wall Street. After amassing significant rental portfolios elsewhere, deep-pocketed institutional investors are descending on the Chicago area, buying up thousands of single-family homes...
  • County law enforcement nets hundreds of DUI arrests in holiday lead-up

    County law enforcement nets hundreds of DUI arrests in holiday lead-up
    Law enforcement agencies across Los Angeles County announced this week that they had arrested 1,366 people for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in an 11-day span earlier this month.   The effort between Dec. 13 at 12:01 a.m. and Dec. 23...
  • Students, staff wear skirts to honor teen set on fire in Oakland

    Students, staff wear skirts to honor teen set on fire in Oakland
    Students and staff at a small Bay Area high school donned sarongs and skirts Friday to show support for their classmate whose skirt was set on fire as he slept on an Oakland bus. Luke "Sasha" Fleischman, 18, was asleep on the bus Monday when another...
  • Zimmerman acquittal protest in Oakland turns violent; no arrests made

    Large protests broke out Saturday night in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Oakland in response to the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin. The L.A. and San Francisco protests drew hundreds but were peaceful. Some problems...
  • 'Fruitvale Station' sells out screenings in Oakland

    'Fruitvale Station' sells out screenings in Oakland
    Nearly five years after an unarmed 22-year-old black man was shot and killed by a police officer at a Bay Area Rapid Transit station in Oakland, a high-profile movie based on the incident opened Friday in seven theatres across the country, including one...
  • 'Fruitvale Station' Bows Strong Amid Trayvon Martin Reaction

    The opening of "Fruitvale Station" on the same weekend as the Trayvon Martin trial concluded was certainly not planned on purpose. But the similarity of the two high-profile shootings was a potent reminder for the Weinstein Co. pickup, which scored the...
  • News photographers roughed up during Zimmerman protest in Oakland

    News photographers roughed up during Zimmerman protest in Oakland
    This post has been updated and corrected, as noted below. OAKLAND — Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in San Francisco and Oakland on Sunday night to express outrage at the Florida acquittal of George Zimmerman, who admitted to shooting...
  • Raymond Watson dies at 86; architect guided development of Irvine

    Raymond Watson dies at 86; architect guided development of Irvine
    Raymond Watson, the architect and community planner who steered the development of Orange County's signature master-planned city of Irvine and briefly ran Walt Disney Productions during one of its most tumultuous periods, has died. He was 86. Watson died...