Archive for March 24th, 2013

UCLA fires Ben Howland after 10 seasons as basketball coach

Local | | March 24 2013, 8:07 PM

UCLA fired Ben Howland on Sunday night after 10 seasons as Bruins coach that included three Final Four appearances, but culminated with another early-round exit.

After teen's death, hikers say Eaton Canyon should have better warnings

Local | | March 24 2013, 3:44 PM

Hikers on Sunday at the popular trail in Altadena expressed sadness at the death of a 17-year-old girl two days earlier.

Backyard chickens: Cute, trendy spreaders of salmonella

Health | | March 24 2013, 3:00 PM

Backyard chickens have become a hot trend, loved as a source of healthy local food and fluffy wonderfulness. But backyard birds have also sparked outbreaks of salmonella, the CDC warns.

‘The Persian Square’ looks at over 100 years of Iranian-Americans

Arts & Entertainment | | March 24 2013, 1:56 PM

Los Angeles has the largest Iranian community in any city outside of Iran. A new digital book, “The Persian Square,” traces over a century of Iranian-American experience.

Beverly Center evacuated due to suspicious package in garage (Updated)

Crime & Justice | | March 24 2013, 1:35 PM

LAPD used a robot to detonate the package found inside a vehicle in the parking garage at the popular shopping mall.

100 hours on the Supreme Court's sidewalk: Camping out for Prop 8 arguments

Politics | | March 24 2013, 12:16 PM

Sub-freezing temperatures and a snow forecast aren't stopping die-hards from camping outside the Supreme Court for a seat to history. The court will begin hearing oral arguments Tuesday in its review of same-sex marriage laws.

Girl, 9, walks to get help after crash kills dad

Local | | March 24 2013, 11:17 AM

Authorities say a 9-year-old girl walked about a mile to find help after surviving a car crash that killed her father in Southern California.

Man critical after being shot, thrown on 110 Freeway in downtown LA

Crime & Justice | | March 24 2013, 11:12 AM

A man is hospitalized after being shot and thrown from a car on a busy downtown Los Angeles freeway, and police are searching for the gunman.

Top March Madness seed Gonzaga dumped: Here's what else you should know

Arts & Entertainment | | March 24 2013, 10:41 AM

Wichita State took down the first top-seeded team in the NCAA men's basketball tournament Saturday. It's the first time Wichita State is headed to the Sweet 16 since 2006.

A year after the Pasadena police shooting of Kendrec McDade

Crime & Justice | | March 24 2013, 7:00 AM

One year later, the officers have been cleared. But there's been no action on calls for greater civilian oversight of the Pasadena police.

Words of commitment and legal questions surround Prop 8 case

Represent! | | March 24 2013, 7:00 AM

On Tuesday, the US Supreme Court hears arguments over California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.

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