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  1. Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper to face rape charges next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    A preliminary hearing for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper on charges that he drugged and raped two women he met at a West Hollywood nightclub has been tentatively set for Feb. 17. A Los Angeles Superior Court judge set the new hearing date Tuesday after meeting privately with prosecutors and defense lawyers. Sharper has pleaded not guilty to giving women drugs and raping them while they were unconscious.

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  2. Santa Ana winds knock out power to thousands in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Power was being restored Sunday to tens of thousands of people who lost electricity in Southern California after fierce Santa Ana winds gusting as much as 89 mph toppled trees and power poles. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power said Saturday's outages affected more than 54,000 customers - mostly in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles.

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  3. Crazy Southern California winds leave 25,000 homes, businesses without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    A Los Angeles Department of Transportation worker tends to a fallen traffic light that was blown down by heavy winds in the Van Nuys section of Los Angeles on Saturday. A brief but powerful round of Santa Ana winds with gusts topping 60 mph toppled trees and power lines in Los Angeles.

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  4. Vice President Joe Biden visits LA to talk about collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Vice President Joe Biden is visiting Los Angeles to talk about the Obama administration's plan to help more Americans go to college. Biden is scheduled to speak at West Los Angeles College on Friday, three days after President Barack Obama called on Congress to provide Americans with two free years of community college.

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  5. Billionaire Tom Steyer wona t run for Sen. Barbara Boxera s seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Environmentalist Tom Steyer speaks to the Center for American Progressís Second Annual Policy Conference in Washington on Nov. 19, 2014. The billionaire climate activist Steyer, 57, announced Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, that he will not enter the race to succeed U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer in Calif., a move that reshaped the early contest that has attracted a pack of potential candidates.

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  6. Attorney General Kamala Harris announces run for Barbara Boxera s Senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    In this March 8, 2014, file photo, California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks during a general session at the California Democrats State Convention in Los Angeles. Barbara Boxer announced Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, that she will not seek re-election in 2016.

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  7. Gavin Newsom says hea s not running for U.S. SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom says he won't run for the open U.S. Senate seat created by Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer's retirement next year.

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  8. Sean Penn helping US man recover after ordeal in BoliviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    It began with an attempt to salvage an ill-fated investment in Bolivian rice farms, devolved into a Third World prison nightmare and climaxed with an escape engineered with the help of actor Sean Penn. In the year since he was spirited out of Bolivia, the 55-year-old has struggled to rebuild a life upended by corrupt officials who tried to extort Ostreicher and had him imprisoned without charge while bleeding the rice venture dry.

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  9. Brad Pitt leads sing-along at film-awards galaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    While not an honoree himself, actor-producer Brad Pitt stole the spotlight with a sing-along for a few moments Saturday night at the annual black-tie gala for the Palm Springs International Film Festival. Pitt traveled some 100 miles east of Los Angeles to the desert town of Palm Springs, California, to introduce actor David Oyelowo, an honoree at the gala whose profile is only now on the rise stateside.

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  10. Californiaa s bullet train getting on trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    After a decade of controversy and skepticism that threatened to derail California's bullet train, the state is finally ready to break ground on the San Francisco-to-Los Angeles rail line. The ceremony scheduled Tuesday in Fresno will be largely symbolic, since planning and demolition for a 130-mile stretch of track in the Central Valley began several months ago, but one thing is certain: Once construction begins, the $68 billion bullet train will begin steaming ahead.

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  11. Ex-college football player charged with stalking mogulRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    A former North Dakota college football player who was kicked off his team after kissing an older man is facing a charge of stalking billionaire David Geffen. Jamie Ralph Kuntz, 21, was ordered Wednesday to return to Los Angeles Superior Court on charges that he repeatedly violated an order to stay away from the entertainment mogul.

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  12. At 89, enigmatic Angela Lansbury is back in the 'Spirit'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    This time, home is the Ahmanson Theatre, where the 89-year-old Tony winner and honorary Oscar recipient has settled in for a six-week run of Noel Coward's comedy "Blithe Spirit." This is Lansbury's third time around with Coward's 1941 farce, which is propelled by a medium who accidentally conjures the ghost of a writer's precocious wife.

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  13. Sony's fear and 'The Interview' decision sets terrible precedentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Since when does Hollywood care about offending anyone -- especially in a foreign country where people can't afford movie tickets and their leader is so ridiculous, no movie could portray him as any more far-fetched than he really is? Apparently, putting an end to an embarrassing email hacking scandal is more important than avoiding a dangerous precedent of allowing any wahoo who hates a film premise to yell "fire" and watch studios run out of their own theaters, screaming like a Nazi getting his faced melted in an Indiana Jones movie.

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  14. Sony cancels 'The Interview' amid terror hack threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Under the threat of terrorist attacks from hackers and with the nation's largest multiplex chains pulling the film from their screens, Sony Pictures Entertainment took the unprecedented step of canceling the Dec. 25 release of the Seth Rogen comedy "The Interview." The cancellation announced Wednesday was a startling blow to the Hollywood studio that has been shaken by hacker leaks and intimidations over the last several weeks by an anonymous group calling itself Guardians of Peace.

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  15. Most films are shot in California, but how many really capture its essence?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Close to two thirds of the nearly 2,700-mile Pacific Crest Trail is within the boundaries of California. But don't expect the new film “Wild,” based on author Cheryl Strayed's experiences hiking the entire PCT, to have anything to do with California.

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  16. NYC premiere of 'The Interview' canceled as hackers' threats flyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Threats of violence against movie theaters. The New York premiere of "The Interview" canceled.

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  17. Sony under attack from hackers and ex-employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Threats of violence against movie theaters. Cancelled showings of "The Interview."

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  18. Waze app directing L.A. drivers to once-hidden streets to avoid 405 Freeway trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Early morning rush hour traffic winds it's way along a narrow street in Sherman Oaks section of Los Angeles. When the L.A. residents whose houses hug the narrow warren of streets paralleling the 405 Freeway, the busiest urban freeway in America, began to see bumper-to-bumper traffic crawling by their homes a year or so ago, they were baffled.

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  19. a Exodus: Gods and Kingsa conquers the box officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    LOS ANGELES >> After three weeks of box office dominance, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1” ceded its reign to “Exodus: Gods and Kings.” The biblical epic easily ruled the weekend with a $24.5 million debut, according to box office tracker Rentrak's Sunday estimates. “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1,” down 40 percent from last weekend, came in a distant second, earning $13.2 million.

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  20. a Birdmana leads Golden Globe movie nominations with 7 bidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    BEVERLY HILLS >> “Birdman” squawked loudest in the Golden Globes nominations, flying away with a leading seven nods including best picture in the comedy or musical category. In nominations for the 72 annual Golden Globes announced Thursday morning by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, “Boyhood” and “The Imitation Game” trailed with five nods apiece.

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