Maxima for sale video posted on YouTube by Luke Aker's Ikonik Films.

Video of mock car commercial sells 17-year-old car

After deciding it was time to sell his 1996 Nissan Maxima, Luke Aker created a video in the style of luxury car commercials with his beat up car as the star. Nissan USA saw the […]


Long Beach Register newsstand on Ocean Boulevard in Long Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Proposal for roller coaster in Long Beach

LONG BEACH (CNS) – A Long Beach councilwoman will ask her colleagues next month to consider bringing back a dual-track roller coaster like the one that stretched over the city’s coast and thrilled millions of […]


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Mountain lion sighted in Burbank

BURBANK (CNS) – Burbank police said today a mountain lion was seen in a neighborhood bordering the Verdugo Mountains, and they urged homeowners not to leave small children or pets outside unattended. The animal was […]


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Boy Scouts to trap hawks at LAX

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Boy Scouts will place newly built Goshawk traps Monday inside Los Angeles International Airport, to relocate birds of prey and reduce the likelihood of bird collisions with aircraft. The Goshawk trap […]


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Warm weather means early Calif. wine grape harvest

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — There’s no such thing as “normal” weather in California wine country, and vineyard operators say that truism could mean good news for wine lovers this year. After cool temperatures slowed ripening […]


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Least tern nesting at Malibu Lagoon

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — An endangered California bird species is nesting in the Malibu Lagoon for the first time in decades. The state Department of Parks and Recreation says it’s the first documented nesting of […]


Honda recall

Honda recalls nearly 205K vehicles to fix shifters

DETROIT (AP) — Honda is recalling nearly 205,000 minivans and SUVs in the U.S. to fix a problem with the automatic shifters. The recall includes 2012-2013 Honda CR-V small SUV and Odyssey minivan.


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Book provides an entertaining look at digestion

We love food. We savor it, digest it, absorb the best and pass the rest. That journey between the tip of your tongue and the seat of your pants might seem like a humdrum subject for a science book. But Mary Roach manages to make it not only fun, but also funny.


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Tessa overcomes odds in second chance at life

Tessa, the dog was dumped at an L.A. city shelter by her owners at the beginning of January. But thanks to a regimen of both Western and Eastern medical treatments, you could say that she’s the comeback kid. Watch the video here.


2 arrested for allegedly beating kids at boot camp

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles County authorities have arrested two boot camp instructors for allegedly hitting three kids, ages 9 to 16, at a discipline camp.




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