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  1. Steve Smith is finding purpose after footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Los Angeles City Section runner-up at Woodland Hills Taft High, national champion at USC and Super Bowl champion with the New York Giants, receiver Steve Smith has experienced sports competition at its highest level since his teenage years. He caught 107 passes in a season for the Giants.


  2. Small tornado touches down in western Kern CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    It looked ominous, a tall column of swirling dust that descended from the sky. But the tornado that skittered through Taft, Calif., just before noon Monday passed through town with little or no damage.


  3. Line of ships waiting off coast grows as ports shut down for holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Container ships wait outside the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Feb. 14. Ships are steadily backing up off the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports, as the nation's busiest complex remains largely shut down amid a labor dispute. On Monday, there were 33 vessels anchored off the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports, unable to dock, according to the Marine Exchange of Southern California.


  4. West Coast ports facing shutdown in labor disputeRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Each year, about 40% of the containers that come into the U.S. - filled with TVs, iPhones and clothes - passes through the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, making them the busiest in the nation and an economic engine for the Southland. Now, after months of crushing congestion that has left the Long Beach coast cluttered with cargo ships waiting to unload, the ports, and 27 others along the West Coast, may be on the verge of shutting down, potentially imperiling the nation's trade with Asia and putting a dent into the regional economy.


  5. Director Ana Lily Amirpour on Iranian vampires and weird SoCal townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    But it's about using it." -- My Q&A in @latimes w/Cuban artist Tania Bruguera http://t.co/Sd8hpbuKRX Ana Lily Amirpour's debut feature, "A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night," is an Iranian vampire Western starring Sheila Vand.


  6. Southland would quickly feel economic effects of a port shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Container ships just outside the Angels Gate entrance to the Port of Los Angeles can be seen from Point Fermin Park. For U.S. imported products, about 40% sail through the sprawling harbors in San Pedro Bay.


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