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Archive for April 29th, 2014
Prior to Game 5 of the NBA playoffs, Angelenos protested Sterling's continued ownership of the Clippers with signs that read "No Bigots."
The mite, which is no bigger than a sesame seed, was studied by a team of researchers based at Pomona College in Claremont.
About 300 people were evacuated Tuesday afternoon after people complained of eye irritation, minor rashes and respiratory problems.
Vitamin deficiencies near the time of conception change which genes get turned on during early development, scientists find.
The Orange County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to change restaurant health inspection signs to a color-coded system in response to a Grand Jury recommendation.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said that an NBA investigation confirmed that it was Clippers owner Donald Sterling's voice on two recordings featuring racist rants.
John Winkler's family filed the claim Tuesday. The sheriff's department said he was accidentally killed by deputies when they mistook him for a kidnapping suspect. A county official said he wants to resolve it quickly.
A new survey reports voting interest among 18- to 29-year-olds has declined in recent months. Only a quarter say they'll definitely vote in the midterm elections.
An explosion was reported at a commercial building in La Habra at around 9:46 a.m. Tuesday, resulting in multiple injuries.
SpaceX has filed a complaint against the Air Force, claiming it awarded a recent contract to launch military satellites without a competitive bid process.
Temperatures north of 90 are expected Tuesday in downtown Los Angeles, and Wednesday is likely to be even hotter.
A lawyer for an American couple sentenced to jail in Qatar over charges they starved their 8-year-old adopted daughter to death said their defense team will keep pursuing efforts to allow the family to leave the Gulf nation while their case is appealed.
Noting that one in five women is sexually assaulted in college, the White House releases new guidelines to help victims of that violence and to improve the way schools handle such cases.
Antidepressants have been associated with a higher suicide risk in children and young adults, but this study found that there's even more danger when people start off taking higher doses.
Police say at least six people have been hurt in an incident early Tuesday at the facility in Kennesaw, Georgia.
Passing gas, in some instances, may be a sign that you're kicking your gut microbes into action. And that means they can help keep you healthy, says one scientist.
The musical "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" has nabbed a leading 10 Tony nominations, while "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," with Neil Patrick Harris, won eight.
The Cancer Survivorship Program strives to minimize the long-term effects of childhood cancer treatments, while helping survivors manage ongoing health issues.
The fate of Clippers owner Donald Sterling – banned for life by the NBA on Tuesday and fined $2.5 million – now rests with the NBA's Board of Governors, who will decide whether to force him to sell the L.A. team. Here's where they stand.
The new plan would provide third-through-fifth graders with access to visual arts, choral, dance and theater for nine weeks each.
A new report shows that immigration laws are not administered the same throughout the country, with enforcement applied more bluntly at the border.
The council's Budget and Finance Committee is scheduled to meet daily for almost two weeks to pick apart the mayor's proposed $8.1 billion spending plan.
District Attorney Paul Zellerbach is running for re-election but he's been accused of removing a campaign sign supporting his opponent.
The number of Latinos born in the US - and coming of age - continues to rise as the number of newcomers from Latin America has declined.
London-based FTSE index and BlackRock Investments team up with environmentalist to create the new benchmark.
County Supervisor is in Washington seeking additional money to address a problem that is said to be growing locally and nationally.
Fortune says Disney was interested, but balked at Buzzfeed's $1 billion price tag. Some observers think Chinese companies will take Toyota's place in Torrance.
In immigration news: No reform 'conspiracy,' a tech-advocacy rift, Virginia in-state tuition, Christians and immigration, moreMulti-American | | April 29 2014, 12:26 PM
A recent comment from a high-ranking Democrat has House Speaker John Boehner insisting that there is no “conspiracy” to push immigration reform through the House. This and more.
Today we look at water conservation orders lacking teeth and California cattlemen having to take their cows east. We'd also love your suggestions for new drought synonyms.
Busted sinks and cracked sidewalks plague Los Angeles campuses. Large California school districts spend up to 30 percent more of their total budget on maintenance and operations than L.A. Unified.
Since tapes of comments allegedly made by Donald Sterling were released on Saturday, a frenzy of criticism has been focused on the owner of the Clippers.
When you hear the letters "TMZ", you make think of aggressive, paparazzi-style reports at the intersection of celebrities and scandal. However, over the years, they've also broken news that many mainstream outlets scrambled to get late or missed altogethe
The Donald Sterling controversy has raised questions about how nonprofit organizations vet their donors, and why the NAACP would have accepted money from Sterling, since this is not the first time he's been accused of racial discrimination.
Toyota has called Southern California home for more than 60 years. The company that advertises itself with "Let's Go Places"... Is going to Texas.
The controversy around Donald Sterling's alleged remarks has shed light on the business of professional sports and the media itself.
The New Yorker has published 78,000 cartoons since its inception, and more than 14,000 of those were published under current cartoon editor, Bob Mankoff.
Eric Chemi is the head of research for Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg TV - he wrote about this and joined us to talk about the the best way to board.
Donald Sterling's history of racism has been thrown in the spotlight since a taped conversation attributed to him came to light, ut there are many allegations that show he also has a long history of sexism.
Later this morning Vice President Joe Biden will announce new guidelines for how colleges deal with the issue of sexual assault.
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