Archive for April 7th, 2013

Woman found dead near UC Santa Barbara ID'd as Cal Poly student

Local | | April 07 2013, 6:31 PM

Giselle Esme Ayala of Santa Rosa was visiting the area for the Deltopia spring break festivities, the San Luis Obispo Tribune reports.

Clippers beat Lakers 109-95 to win division title

Local | | April 07 2013, 5:47 PM

There was no celebrating on court or in the locker room after the Clippers beat the Lakers to clinch the Clippers' first Pacific Division title in franchise history against a team that has long overshadowed them.

Broadcasters struggle to tap into the 'Zero TV' crowd

Business & Economy | | April 07 2013, 5:27 PM

Broadcasters will convene on Las Vegas this week to discuss the rapidly-growing demographic of people who don't subscribe to cable or satellite TV services.

Nicolas Cendoya released from the hospital, thanks rescuers

Local | | April 07 2013, 3:05 PM

Nicolas Cendoya says his three-day ordeal in Trabuco Canyon gave him a new perspective on life: "I've been a little selfish lately."

Bay Area anti-foodie experiments with solely liquid diet

Arts & Entertainment | | April 07 2013, 2:56 PM

Believe it or not, there's a veritable subculture of otherwise healthy people who simply don't like eating real food. But liquid meal replacements may not be their best bet if they want an alternative.

Feel it? 2 small quakes strike near Indio, Joshua Tree

Local | | April 07 2013, 2:43 PM

There are no reports of damage or injury from a pair of small earthquakes that struck in Southern California's desert region.

'Swatting' phenomenon shows no signs of slowing down

Crime & Justice | | April 07 2013, 1:36 PM

There were four more 'swatting' incidents last week, targeting Selena Gomez, Justin Timberlake, Rihanna, and Sean Combs. A psychologist blames "a lack of empathy."

New recruits combat sexual assault in the Air Force

US & World | | April 07 2013, 12:00 PM

At the Wright-Patterson base in Dayton, Ohio, young airmen are being trained to spot and report sexual abuse.

Young staffer's death binds US Embassy, journalists

US & World | | April 07 2013, 11:25 AM

The war became much more personal for the U.S. embassy and most of the journalists in Afghanistan when word came out that one of the five Americans killed on Saturday was 25-year-old Anne Smedinghoff.

Church members pray for Warren after son's suicide

Local | | April 07 2013, 11:01 AM

Members of Rick Warren's Southern California church began Sunday services with a prayer for the their pastor, as he and his family coped with the apparent suicide of his 27-year-old son.

Back from recess, Congress preps for gun legislation fight

US & World | | April 07 2013, 9:16 AM

Senate staffers say a bipartisan agreement has yet to be reached on universal background checks, and that snarl may end up delaying a vote on gun legislation for another week.

As palliative care need grows, specialists are scarce

Health | | April 07 2013, 9:00 AM

Some advocates argue that primary care doctors, surgeons and other specialists could add palliative medicine to their usual care.

U.S. parries North Korean threats with a fresh plan

US & World | | April 07 2013, 9:00 AM

The muted U.S. response to North Korea's belligerence is a first warning, part of a recently developed counterprovocation plan that's being put to the test.

Craft-beer-crazy Oregon poised to name official state microbe

Arts & Entertainment | | April 07 2013, 8:30 AM

Saccharomyces cerevisiae is poised to become the nation's first official state microbe. Oregon is grateful for all the yeast has done for the state's booming beer industry.

Obama riles his own party with Social Security offer

US & World | | April 07 2013, 8:00 AM

Few things indicate a president no longer needs to worry about running for re-election more than his willingness to ignite an intraparty firestorm.

Sequester pinches long-term unemployed even more

US & World | | April 07 2013, 7:30 AM

This week, the plight of 5 million Americans who've been searching for work is getting a bit tougher as the government cuts their unemployment benefits.

Experts: Prison gang reach increasingly extends into streets

Crime & Justice | | April 07 2013, 7:00 AM

Experts say prison gangs of all races and ethnicities have evolved in recent years to include more activity outside the walls.

Hurricane force wind forecast for Southern California

The Latest | | April 07 2013, 6:15 PM

Mighty winds expected to batter the L.A. basin Sunday night. The area could see gusts exceeding 80 mph in some places.

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