Archive for February 17th, 2013

Pasadena cops find human skull, bones in backyard

Crime & Justice | | February 17 2013, 7:04 PM

Pasadena police officers have stumbled into a backyard altar adorned with a human skull and other bones while investigating reports of a possible trespasser.

One city's love affair with processed cheese

Arts & Entertainment | | February 17 2013, 5:38 PM

If you're not from St. Louis, you've probably never heard of Provel. It's a processed blend of cheeses extolled in the area for its buttery texture and smoky, tangy flavor.

Former Lake Elsinore councilman George Alongi found slain

Crime & Justice | | February 17 2013, 5:14 PM

A former councilman for the Southern California city of Lake Elsinore has been found slain in his home.

Oscar's effects in Hollywood begin Sunday night

Local | | February 17 2013, 12:00 PM

Rolling out the red carpet and building press risers and fan bleachers for the Oscars requires closing street and sidewalks in Hollywood.

Obama's top military adviser: Cuts would cost 'time and casualties'

US & World | | February 17 2013, 11:31 AM

Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is fighting to stave off across-the-board cuts to the defense budget that could happen in a couple weeks if Congress fails to reach a deal.

Glendale officer alleges retaliation in suit

Crime & Justice | | February 17 2013, 11:21 AM

A Glendale police officer is suing the city and the police department, claiming he was the victim of repeated retaliation after he reported alleged work-related health violations.

DC Holocaust exhibits travel to the Skirball Sunday

Arts & Entertainment | | February 17 2013, 11:05 AM

The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is marking its 20th anniversary by touring some of its exhibits across the country, stopping at the Skirball Center in Los Angeles Sunday.

Bruce Willis remains a die-hard at the box office

Arts & Entertainment | | February 17 2013, 10:42 AM

Willis' action sequel "A Good Day to Die Hard" debuted as the weekend's top draw with a $25 million debut from Friday to Sunday.

At least 2 dozen dead as car bombs explode in Baghdad

US & World | | February 17 2013, 9:49 AM

The explosions targeted mainly Shiite neighborhoods. The attack comes amid increasing Shiite-Sunni tension in Iraq.

White House outlines plan to give illegal immigrants path to citizenship

US & World | | February 17 2013, 9:41 AM

A draft of the plan, which was leaked to USA Today, proposes the creation of a "Lawful Prospective Immigrant" visa for those living here illegally.

Shadow Morton, 1960s songwriter, dies at age 71

Arts & Entertainment | | February 17 2013, 9:37 AM

Shadow Morton, a 1960s pop-song writer and producer whose biggest credits include "Leader of the Pack" and "Remember (Walking in the Sand)," has died. He was 71.

Rethinking the US Presidency: 3 alternative realities

US & World | | February 17 2013, 8:00 AM

As we pause to celebrate our exceptional leaders on Presidents Day, perhaps it's time we start contemplating a new kind of presidency — a presidency that befits these fitful times.

PHOTOS: Bagpipes and kilts on parade at Long Beach pier

Local | | February 17 2013, 7:07 AM

With the majestic Queen Mary ocean liner docked in the harbor, bagpipe players from throughout California are in Long Beach this weekend for the 20th annual "ScotsFest."

New 'Distinguished Warfare Medal' reflects evolving military

US & World | | February 17 2013, 7:00 AM

Even safely away from combat, drone operators and cyber hackers can have a major impact on military operations. Until now, there hasn't been an award for those contributions.

Harassment suit against ex-LAUSD head Cortines dismissed

Education | | February 17 2013, 6:30 AM

The Los Angeles Unified School District says a judge has dismissed a sexual harassment suit against former Superintendent Ramon Cortines.

Pasadena half marathon brings rock, roll, road closures

Local | | February 17 2013, 6:00 AM

The 2nd annual Pasadena 'Rock & Roll' half-marathon takes place early Sunday, featuring a 13.1 mile route lined with music, crowds and closed streets.

Fracking rules workshop set for downtown LA Tuesday

Pacific Swell | | February 17 2013, 4:29 PM

California’s Department of Conservation will host a public workshop on the controversial technique of hydraulic fracturing in Los Angeles Tuesday.

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