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1 hr ago | The Georgia Straight

Homeless in Vancouver: Play about Banksy's elephant man looks a bit insulting

Me: short blonde hair, wearing a grey sweater and sunglasses. You: dark hair, sunglasses, walking with a friend and your adorable dog who seemed to be trying to run me off the... It usually takes being dumped several dozen times before a guy like your boyfriend starts to do the hard work of unpacking and dismantling his assholery.


Related Topix: Santa Monica, CA

6 hrs ago | KABC LA

Woman assaulted near Pizza Hut in Lancaster

Deputies are searching for the suspect who brutally beat and stabbed a woman outside a Pizza Hut in Lancaster Friday.


Related Topix: Lancaster, CA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Daily Breeze

Guest speaker arrested at Downey seminar in elder abuse case

A man being investigated for elder financial abuse was arrested Saturday during a financial seminar in Downey where he was a guest speaker, Los Angeles County Sheriff's officials said.


Related Topix: Downey, CA, Lakewood, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law


Alleged arsonist arrested in Norwalk

NORWALK >> A man was behind bars Saturday on suspicion of lighting two trees and a business on fire in a Norwalk neighborhood, authorities said.


Related Topix: Norwalk, CA, Fire

Police: Redondo Beach Massage Therapist Sexually Assaulted 16-Year-Old

Los Angeles County prosecutors charged today a massage therapist working in Redondo Beach with assaulting a 16-year-old client during a massage.


Related Topix: Redondo Beach, CA, San Gabriel, CA

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Whittier standoff ends peacefully as suspect surrenders, hostage mostly unharmed

Los Angeles County Sheriff SWAT team and Whittier Police Dept. in front of an apartment building with a barricaded suspect and possible hostage along the 7900 block of Bright Ave. in Whittier, Calif., on Thursday, April 17, 2014.


Related Topix: Whittier, CA, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment

County DA Plans to Beef Up Enforcement of Environmental and Workplace Safety

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced Thursday a program aimed at beefing up enforcement of environmental and workplace safety laws.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, OSHA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Capitol Alert: Jerry Brown grants 63 pardons

Gov. Jerry Brown announced 63 pardons Friday, with the vast majority of the recipients convicted of long-ago drug crimes.


Related Topix: US Governors, Jerry Brown, Drugs

LA Daily News

How best to buy an election in L.A. County: Editorial

What's the right amount of money for a candidate to spend on a race for office? Well, the amount that wins the contest with the least dollars spent per affirmative vote, obviously.


Related Topix: East Los Angeles, CA, Santa Monica, CA, Opinion

ABC News

Man Sentenced in USC Shooting That Wounded 4

A man who shot and wounded four people outside of a Halloween party on the University of Southern California campus was sentenced Friday to 40 years to life in prison.


Related Topix: University of Southern California, Inglewood, CA

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Yucca Valley man arrested in Claremont child sexual assault

Claremont police on Friday arrested a man who is suspected of beating and sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl in her home.


Related Topix: Claremont, CA, Yucca Valley, CA, San Bernardino County, CA

WWL-TV New Orleans

Sharper has next court date set for May 16

FEBRUARY 14: Former pro football player Darren Sharper appears in court along with his attorneys Blair Berk and Leonard Levine on February 14, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.


Well known actor goes to jail. - Helps kids

Well known actor and personal trainer to the stars Jean Paul San Pedro will be spending some of this weekend at the Los Padrinos Juvenile Hall in Downey, California.


Related Topix: San Pedro, CA, Family, Kids, Downey, CA

San Bernardino County Sun

Mexican authorities hand Chino, L.A. County stabbing suspect over to U.S. officials

Mexican authorities handed over 34-year-old suspected gang member Alfred Tapia to U.S. immigration officials to face charges in connection with stabbing attacks last December in Chino, Pico Rivera and Whitter.


Related Topix: Pico Rivera, CA, Whittier, CA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Glendale News-Press

Former mayor accused of sexual harassment

Lolita Gonzalves used to think of Councilman Dave Weaver as a father figure, but that was before she filed a complaint with Glendale's city attorney alleging that he groped her at a Mexican restaurant last year.



Coronera s reports released on Blackler twins found dead in Naples in February

LONG BEACH >> The mysterious deaths of twin sisters in the upscale Long Beach neighborhood of Naples continues to perplex those who knew them, and recently released coroner's reports offer few answers.


Related Topix: Long Beach, CA, Los Angeles, CA

Local NEWS 8

Wife accuses actor Columbus Short of violence

The allegation is part of Tanee Short's affidavit filed Tuesday asking for a restraining order to keep her husband away from her and their 2-year-old daughter.


Related Topix: Scandal, Entertainment, Television, Columbus Short

Los Angeles Times

Sriracha sauce maker considers relocation

After a months-long battle with the city of Irwindale over complaints about a spicy odor, Sriracha sauce creator David Tran said Wednesday that he is now seriously considering moving his factory to another location.


Related Topix: Irwindale, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Tony Cardenas, Democrat, Ventura County, CA

KMPH-TV Fresno

4 arrested in melee at Lancaster mobile home park

Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say four people have been arrested and one person is hospitalized following a melee at a mobile home park in Lancaster.


Related Topix: Lancaster, CA


Los Angeles Police Commission Comes to Town

Most Harbor Area residents missed the historic Los Angeles Police Commission meeting held at Peck Park on April Fool's Day.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, San Pedro, CA, Music