LA Times

Ex-football player Armond Armstead ...

Ex-football player Armond Armstead reaches settlement with USC

Former USC football player Armond Armstead reached a confidential settlement in his lawsuit that accused the university and team doctor James Tibone of causing a heart attack by improperly injecting him with the potent painkiller Toradol.
Cynthia Lennon, former wife of Beat...

Cynthia Lennon, former wife of Beatle John Lennon, dies at 75

Cynthia Lennon, the former wife of Beatle John Lennon, died on Wednesday at her home in Mallorca, Spain, a representative for her son confirmed. She was 75. 
Festival of Books: Let the pros sho...

Festival of Books: Let the pros show you how to find travel deals

Learn how to save money on your next trip with tips from travel guru Johnny Jet and Travelzoo senior travel editor Gabe Saglie on April 18 at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at USC.
Kendrick Lamar's 'To Pimp a Butterf...

Kendrick Lamar's 'To Pimp a Butterfly' almost had a different title

Kendrick Lamar's new LP "To Pimp a Butterfly" was an instant conversation-shifter in pop music, and set records for debut-day streaming on Spotify. But the record very nearly had a dramatically different title.
Lana Del Rey and Grimes to hit the ...

Lana Del Rey and Grimes to hit the road together

America's young and beautiful now have their package tour of the summer.
Cambridge, Mass., launches sidewalk...

Cambridge, Mass., launches sidewalk poetry program after record snows

Anyone who's tried to clear snow off a sidewalk knows how destructive winter can be to them. There are frost heaves, piles of salt, bulldozers scraping by and there you are, battering away at it with a shovel.

MercuryNews

Investigators say UC Davis veterina...

Investigators say UC Davis veterinary student, roommate died in murder-suicide

Investigators say a UC Davis veterinary student and her roommate died in a murder-suicide.
Death of Getty oil heir is likely n...

Death of Getty oil heir is likely natural causes or accident

Andrew Getty, among the heirs in a family whose name is synonymous with elite American wealth, was found dead in his Hollywood Hills home of what was most likely natural causes or an accident, authorities and family members said.
One-tenth of California's Central V...

One-tenth of California's Central Valley's smog from Asia, scholars say

Up to 10 percent of the smog in California's polluted San Joaquin Valley is coming from outside the state -- much of it from 6,000 miles away, in Asia, researchers in California said Tuesday.
Andrew Getty found dead; oil fortun...

Andrew Getty found dead; oil fortune heir and son of San Francisco multibillionaire

A man was found dead Tuesday in the Hollywood Hills home of oil fortune heir Andrew Getty, and the Getty family confirmed that it was the 47-year-old grandson of J. Paul Getty.
Man with gun detained at University...

Man with gun detained at University of California, Irvine

Police at the University of California, Irvine, have detained a man who was seen carrying a gun on campus.
San Francisco: Police officer not s...

San Francisco: Police officer not seriously injured in car crash

A police officer was not seriously injured in a crash with another vehicle in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood late Tuesday morning, a police spokesman said.

Sacbee

UCLA study offers hope on emergency...

UCLA study offers hope on emergency room crowding

A new study by the University of California, Los Angeles finds emergency room visits among the state's newly insured poor are high, but decline quickly after a year.
College to pay writer $26,000 for r...

College to pay writer $26,000 for rescinded invite

A California community college has agreed to pay Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black $26,000 not to sue after the school rescinded an invitation to speak at commencement.
Transient arrested in attack on Cal...

Transient arrested in attack on California girl

A 50-year-old transient has been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a 12-year-old girl from the front yard of her Central California home and then sexually assaulting her.
California man pleads guilty in has...

California man pleads guilty in hash-oil explosion

A California man who was using butane to make hash oil from marijuana, causing an explosion that badly burned himself and a Hamilton teenager, has pleaded guilty to felony drug charges.
Kidnap gang's co-leader gets 9 life...

Kidnap gang's co-leader gets 9 life terms

The co-leader of a violent Mexican drug gang convicted of several murders was sentenced in San Diego County to nine life terms of life in prison without the possibility of parole. FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2009, file photo, Juan Francisco Estrada-Gonzalez is brought into the courtroom by San Diego Sheriff's deputies during his arraignment hearing on murder charges in San Diego Superior Court in San Diego. Estrada-Gonzalez and 16 other alleged members of a group of Mexican drug traffickers were indicted in the murders of nine people in the San Diego area. Estrada-Gonzalez was sentenced in San Diego County to nine life terms of life in prison without the possibility of parole Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, ending the longest criminal trial in county history, lasting 15 months including jury selection.
Milestone reached in Hetch Hetchy w...

Milestone reached in Hetch Hetchy water upgrade

San Francisco has taken a big step toward securing its water supply with the completion of a $288 million tunnel below San Francisco Bay.

Signonsandiego

TV vet takes to sky, dives into sea...

TV vet takes to sky, dives into sea to help injured animals

Not every veterinarian would call it paradise.
NuVasive CEO Lukianov resigns after...

NuVasive CEO Lukianov resigns after reimbursement probe

Spinal device maker NuVasive says Chairman and CEO Alex Lukianov resigned after the board concluded he didn't follow expense reimbursement and personnel policies.
Injured golden eagle recovering at ...

Injured golden eagle recovering at California rehab center

An injured golden eagle is recovering at a Northern California wildlife rehabilitation hospital after being discovered by firefighters.
Sacramento approves ban on plastic ...

Sacramento approves ban on plastic bags at stores

Sacramento has become the latest city in California to approve a ban on plastic bags at supermarkets, pharmacies and convenience stores.
Los Angeles County settles medical ...

Los Angeles County settles medical malpractice case for $4M

Los Angeles County has agreed to pay $4.5 million to a man left paralyzed after treatment at County/USC Medical Center.
Police employee's girlfriend barric...

Police employee's girlfriend barricaded in Los Angeles home

Authorities say Los Angeles SWAT officers have surrounded a home where the girlfriend of a police department employee is holed up following a domestic violence incident.

abclocal

Cowboys retain Ronaldo McClain

Cowboys retain Ronaldo McClain

Linebacker Rolando McClain has accepted a one-year contract to remain with the Cowboys, sources told ESPN.
Shane Victorino likely to start in ...

Shane Victorino likely to start in RF

Shane Victorino will likely start in right field for the Boston Red Sox on Opening Day, putting Rusney Castillo's status in limbo.
Woman arrested for filing false rep...

Woman arrested for filing false report

The woman who accused former Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor of assault this past weekend has since recanted her statement to police and was subsequently arrested for giving a false report, according to authorities.
Arkansas Governor Seeks Change to '...

Arkansas Governor Seeks Change to 'Religious Freedom' Bill

Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he will not yet sign a law similar to Indiana's.
John Lennon's First Wife Cynthia Le...

John Lennon's First Wife Cynthia Lennon Dies at 75

John Lennon's first wife Cynthia Lennon died today at her home in Spain. She was 75.
April Fools' Day: Honda creates sel...

April Fools' Day: Honda creates selfie car, Netflix warns of binge watching

From Honda's selfie car to a warning from Netflix, several companies had fun with April Fool's Day with fake advertisements.

ocregister

No 'narsisstics': Music festivals b...

No 'narsisstics': Music festivals ban selfie sticks

LOS ANGELES ? You can bring your beach towels and floral headbands, but forget that selfie stick if you?re planning to go to the Coachella or Lollapalooza music festivals. The devices, which grasp cellphones to allow people to take pictures of...
Arkansas legislator drops proposal ...

Arkansas legislator drops proposal to ban California wine

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. ? A proposal to prohibit the importing of California wine has withered after an Arkansas lawmaker said he won?t continue to seek retribution over egg regulations. Republican Rep. Dan Douglas of Bentonville told House members to...
Kamala Harris clears her path to U....

Kamala Harris clears her path to U.S. Senate

CASTAIC ? When Kamala Harris, a Democrat, was the newly elected district attorney of San Francisco in 2004, she walked into a firestorm after deciding not to pursue the death penalty for a man accused in the killing of a police officer ? drawing...
Birth tourism raids spark debate ab...

Birth tourism raids spark debate about citizenship, the 14th Amendment

It didn?t take long. News of a federal raid in Irvine and other Southern California cities ignited stinging complaints against Chinese companies bringing expectant mothers to give birth on American soil.There oughta be a law, Orange County readers...
Popular Yosemite National Park look...

Popular Yosemite National Park lookout opens early

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK ? A road leading to spectacular views of California?s Yosemite National Park opened to drivers on Saturday, marking the earliest date for the occasion in at least 20 years. Glacier Point Road takes drivers to a lookout...
Mystery of California hilltop piano...

Mystery of California hilltop piano solved

CALABASAS ? For a couple of days this week, a Southern California hilltop was alive with the sound of ? mystery. Hikers venturing to Topanga Lookout in the Santa Monica Mountains found a battered upright piano, sitting on a graffiti-scrawled...
Apr 01      Hits : 16656
place your ad here
My News Hub