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Lakers Blake out Tuesday with abdominal strain

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) – Steve Blake will miss the Los Angeles Lakers’ game against San Antonio on Tuesday with a minor abdominal strain, leaving the club without its top two point guards. The Lakers […]

11/13/2012

Lawmaker wants prescription deaths reporting

LOS ANGELES (AP) – State Sen. Curren D. Price Jr. is calling for the California Medical Board to receive coroners’ reports for all deaths that are related to prescription drug use in an attempt to […]

11/13/2012

LA police search for girl who was dragged away

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Police searched today for a teenage girl or a small woman who was heard screaming and may have been kidnapped in the El Sereno area, authorities said. The calls reporting a […]

11/13/2012

LA school board to mull holding full academic year

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Los Angeles Unified schools superintendent plans to ask the board of education to rescind 10 furlough days and restore the district’s 180-day academic year. The school board is set to […]

11/12/2012

Richie Sambora covers personal ground on new album

NEW YORK (AP) – On his new solo record Richie Sambora has a lot to say about his past. But after two vigorous months of promoting it, the Bon Jovi guitarist found himself on doctor-ordered […]

11/12/2012

James Bond is cashing in at the box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) – “Skyfall,” the 23rd film featuring British super-spy James Bond, pulled in a franchise-record $88.4 million in its U.S. debut, bringing its worldwide total to more than $500 million since it began […]

11/12/2012

Judge halves slander verdict won by casino mogul

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A judge has slashed a damage verdict favoring casino mogul Steve Wynn in a slander case against “Girls Gone Wild” founder Joe Francis. Superior Court Judge Joanne O’Donnell issued the ruling […]

11/12/2012

Brush fire erupts in Brentwood

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A home and a small area of brush are burning in the hilly Brentwood area of Los Angeles. KCAL-TV reports from a helicopter over the scene that winds are light in […]

11/12/2012

USC leads nation's colleges in foreign students

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A new report shows the University of Southern California leads the nation in the number of foreign students. The annual Open Doors report released Monday says the University of Illinois at […]

11/12/2012

Federal observance of Veteran's Day

Veterans Day was Sunday, but the federal holiday in observance of it is today. Government offices, courts, libraries, banks and post offices will be closed. Trash will be collected as usual in Los Angeles. Metro-operated […]

11/12/2012

710 back open after power line falls

COMMERCE, Calif. (AP) – An electrical line fell onto the busy Interstate 710 freeway Monday morning, closing all lanes for more than an hour and jamming traffic for miles while knocking out power to about […]

11/12/2012

Robert Taylor's former LA ranch on auction block

Robert Taylor Ranch (Photo credit: Hilton & Hyland)   LOS ANGELES (AP) – One of the largest residential properties in the upscale Los Angeles west side is on the auction block. Actor Robert Taylor, who […]

11/12/2012

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