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In evaluating state ballot measures, Californians should be looking not just for good ideas, but well-crafted measures that do what they intend without unwanted side effects. We've long supported the concept of giving the state insurance commissioner the authority to review and approve health premiums.
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Neal Anderberg and a group of kayakers look over the channel leading to Marina Del Rey in Playa Vista, CA on Thursday, September 11, 2014. This is the 10th year in a row that Neal Anderberg will lead a team of kayakers through the Marina del Rey harbor to pluck cigarette butts, plastic bags and other litter next Saturday.
A Molotov-wielding man poured gasoline on the luxury cars and lit them on fire. The arson's blaze caused an estimated $250,000 damage.
Over 250,000 enthusiasts are expected to come celebrate the iconic Route 66 for three days starting Friday, September 19th, 2014. Two miles of cruise route along historic Euclid Avenue enticed a crowd of almost 150,000 last year at the "Route 66 Cruisin Reunion" in historic Downtown Ontario .
Over the past two weeks, I've recapped my visits to two Southern California breweries - Stone and The Bruery - -that I went on during my recent vacation. Today we're wrapping everything up with a list of some of the things I noticed during my too-brief stay out West: Good: Los Angeles' local beer scene: I expected to find all kinds of good beer in San Diego and was not disappointed, but what surprised me was how many breweries are up and running in L.A. itself.
Supporters of Measure D, the November ballot proposal that would prohibit the City Council from making major changes to the Santa Monica Airport without voter approval, are calling shenanigans after the council on Tuesday selected a developer for a major project a few days after he donated $10,000 to the Measure D opposition committee. John Jerabek, who is is leading the local effort in favor of Measure D, said in a press release issued Friday that the council's decision "smells like a back room deal."
Gwen Stefani is in the studio working on both her solo album and the next No Doubt album. MTV News spoke with her at a New York Fashion Week event and she said "Right now, I'm all about doing music."
Here's the carnivorous glory that is Holy Cow , a barbecue restaurant from MessHall's Rob Serritella that takes over an old Louise's Trattoria on the dividing line between Santa Monica and Brentwood. Right across from the Brentwood Country Mart, this new joint doesn't adhere to any particular style of 'cue , but keeps the smoke low and slow.
Despite becoming visibly upset during a deposition in March about questions on on-off girlfriend Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber remained calm when faced with similar questions on during another deposition on Thursday in Santa Monica, Calif. Bieber likely learned how to control his anger this time around, and not blow up like he did during the last deposition in Miami, Fla.
Scott Pelley reports on severe shortcomings in the state of mental healthcare for young people. The story includes the first television interview with Virginia State Sen. Creigh Deeds, whose mentally ill son was discharged from the emergency room because there were no psychiatric facilities that could admit him.
Proposition 45 supporters rallied Thursday in front of the Blue Shield headquarters in San Francisco's Financial District, demanding seats in the company's new multimillion dollar sky box at Levi's Stadium. Mark Matthews reports.
Left: Maria Shriver is seen in a Getty file image. Right: The official portrait of former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has an apparent smudge over the Governator's lapel.
Kye's is set to open in mid-October. The concept fuses together the vision of owner Jeanne Cheng, who holds degrees in both traditional and holistic medicine, with the culinary expertise of Executive Chef Kevin Kathman, a French Laundry alum with more than 20 years of experience.
The City Council has appointed Paul Casey to serve as the Acting City Administrator effective October 6, 2014, following the retirement of current City Administrator Jim Armstrong. As the chief executive of the City organization, Paul will be responsible for overseeing 10 departments and managing the City's $275 million operating budget.
VH1 is excited to announce a premiere date for its original film, Drumline: A New Beat on October 27 at 9 PM ET/PT. The Nick Cannon -produced Drumline sequel, features LeToya Luckett and original Drumline stars Leonard Roberts and Cannon, amongst others.
The Santa Monica, California-based studio was originally established in 1984 by Andy Gavin and Jason Rubin as independent outfit Jam Software, but later changed its name to Naughty Dog. The studio's early works included Rings of Power for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive and Way of the Warrior for the 3DO.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:36 pm
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