Archive for March 30th, 2013

Relatives say Echo Park man shot by LAPD posed no threat

Crime & Justice | | March 30 2013, 6:50 PM

David Martinez was out with his wife buying tacos when he ran into police. LAPD officers said they thought he was going to shoot them.

White House Easter Roll eggs hatched in Maine

Arts & Entertainment | | March 30 2013, 2:23 PM

When thousands of children partake in the annual festivities, they'll be rolling wooden eggs courtesy of Wells Wood Turning & Finishing.

IRS to 'social welfare' groups: Show me the political ad money

US & World | | March 30 2013, 1:09 PM

In a step toward fuller disclosure, the agency is asking more questions of the entities whose multimillion-dollar ad budgets helped clog the airwaves during election season.

Music producer Phil Ramone dies at 79

Arts & Entertainment | | March 30 2013, 11:12 AM

Music producer Phil Ramone, who worked with top artists to create some of the most unforgettable music of our era, has died.

Riverside officer injured by Dorner makes first public appearance

Crime & Justice | | March 30 2013, 10:58 AM

A Riverside police officer who was ambushed by rogue ex-cop Christopher Dorner has made his first public appearance since being badly wounded.

The slipper didn't fit: Elite 8 march on without Cinderella

US & World | | March 30 2013, 9:03 AM

Florida Gulf Coast's run as NCAA darlings has ended, but it was an outcome the stats predicted. The remaining eight teams will be vying this weekend to make the Final Four.

Gay marriage and the evolving language of love

Arts & Entertainment | | March 30 2013, 8:58 AM

During arguments this week at the Supreme Court over gay marriage, Justice Alito pointed out that the institution is "newer than cellphones or the Internet." That means the language used to describe same-sex relationships is new, too.

UPDATE: Police ID suspect in kidnapping of Northridge girl

The Latest | | March 30 2013, 4:31 PM

FBI and police have identified 30-year-old Tobias Dustin Summers as a suspect in the kidnapping of a 10-year-old girl from her home in Northridge.

Brown pardons 65 felons on Easter eve

The Latest | | March 30 2013, 1:30 PM

Governor Brown on Saturday announced he'll be granting pardons to 65 former felons, including a convicted murderer.

UCLA picks Steve Alford for new men's basketball coach

The Latest | | March 30 2013, 9:36 AM

The Bruins lured Alford from New Mexico days after he signed a new 10-year deal with the Lobos.

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