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1 hr ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Rise in chlamydia, gonorrhea cases renew call for STD home test kits for women

Cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea continue to rise in Los Angeles County, prompting public health officials to steer female teenagers and women toward ordering free, in-home test kits to help prevent the disease from spreading.


5 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena Pops gave beloved Gershwin music plenty of charm

But what he really is cherished for is his singing. He has made a career of performing the great songs of what's known as the Great American Songbook.


Related Topix: Easy-Listening, Michael Feinstein, Arcadia, CA

6 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Fire burns Los Angeles-area charter school

A Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman says firefighters received the call at 2:21 p.m. Tuesday saying smoke and fire was showing through the roof of Animo High School in Inglewood.


Related Topix: Fire, Inglewood, CA, Modesto, CA

6 hrs ago | CBS Local

Crews Tackle Massive Fire At Animo South Los Angeles Charter High School

Fire crews Tuesday were battling a fire that caved through the roof of Animo South Los Angeles Charter High School, officials said.


6 hrs ago |

David Foster's Stepdaughter Arrested For Dui

The teenage stepdaughter of legendary record producer David Foster has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence .


8 hrs ago | The Daily Breeze

Patients with tuberculosis waitlisted at Olive View despite available beds across Los Angeles County

Tuberculosis cases have been on the rise, primarily among the homeless, but there are plenty of county hospital beds for those who need to be quarantined, health officials told the Board of Supervisors Tuesday.


9 hrs ago | KSAT-TV San Antonio

Singer Ray J Norwood charged with sexual battery, vandalism, resisting arrest

Ray J Norwood has been charged with four misdemeanors in a case in which he's accused of grabbing a woman's buttocks, smashing a police car window and spitting on a cop.


Related Topix: Ray J, Black Entertainment, R-N-B, Criminal Defense Law, Law

14 hrs ago | CBS Local

Former UCLA Associate Athletic Director Pleads No Contest In Child Pornography Case

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's office announced Monday that a former UCLA associate athletic director plead no contest to one misdemeanor count of possession of child pornography.


18 hrs ago |

Kim's sex tape co-star faces 10 charges

The 'I Hit It First' singer - the younger brother of Brandy Norwood - got into an altercation with police at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel after being ordered to leave over his "rowdy" behaviour, and now faces four charges of resisting arrest, three counts of assault and battery, two counts of vandalism and one of sexual battery, all of which are ... (more)


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

20 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Reward to be offered in fatal beating at Metro Blue Line station

Pedestrians wait for a Metro train to pass at the Willowbrook Station, where a 65-year-old man was fatally beaten in June.


Related Topix: Willowbrook, CA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

My Mother Lode

Man sentenced for hiding cocaine in a surfboard

Officials say a Los Angeles County man who attempted to smuggle nearly seven pounds of cocaine out of the country using a hollowed-out surfboard was sentenced to 5 years in federal prison.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison


Police visit Justin Bieber over weekend

The police reportedly visited Justin Bieber over the weekend after his new neighbours in Beverly Hills complained about his wild partying.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Justin Bieber, Calabasas, CA, Entertainment

The Modesto Bee

Ex-UCLA athletic official sentenced for child porn

The Los Angeles County district attorney's office says Michael Sondheimer was immediately sentenced Monday to three years of summary probation and was ordered to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.


Related Topix: Modesto, CA

Results From Friday's DUI Checkpoint in West Hollywood: Four Arrests

Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies made four arrests when they set up a DUI checkpoint in West Hollywood Friday, officials reported.


Related Topix: West Hollywood, CA, West Hollywood (West Hollywood, CA)

LA Daily News

Ex-Marine behind East Los Angeles bank robbery involving a fake pipe bomb to be sentenced Monday

Federal prosecutors are recommending that an ex- Marine who orchestrated the robbery of an East Los Angeles bank by taping a fake pipe bomb to the body of his girlfriend -- the bank's assistant manager -- should be sentenced today to 14 years behind bars.


Related Topix: East Los Angeles, CA, Bell, CA, Huntington Park, CA


The Peacocks of Palos Verdes

Rolling Hills Estates on the Palos Verdes peninsula in Los Angeles County has a lot of peacocks.


Related Topix: Rolling Hills Estates, CA, Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA

The Fresno Bee

Dan Walters: Shootout for Los Angeles County board may be most interesting race

In an otherwise lackluster campaign season, California's most interesting political duel may be one for a rare vacancy on the five-member Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Hilda Solis, Democrat, Barack Obama, Beverly Hills, CA, Gay/Lesbian, US Governors, Arnold Schwarzenegger

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Los Gatos Weekly-Times

Santa Clara County hires new schools chief for $295,000

The Santa Clara County Board of Education officially hired its new superintendent, Jon Gundry from Southern California, who will begin work Aug. 1. He will earn a base salary of $295,000.


Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Santa Clara County, CA, Education Etc.

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Pomona police investigating fatal motel shooting

POMONA >> Police are investigating the shooting death of a 48-year-old man early Sunday at a motel, authorities said.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Pomona, CA

Los Angeles Times

Woman killed in head-on collision on Sunset Boulevard is identified

The victim is Sheri Myers Olmon, 54, of Santa Monica, said Lt. Fred Corral, of the Los Angeles County Coroner's office.


Related Topix: Santa Monica, CA, Celebrities, Salma Hayek