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  • CHP continues to search for driver who caused fatal accident

     
    California Highway Patrol officers on Sunday continued their search for the driver of a gold Honda Accord they think caused an accident in Imperial County that killed five people and injured six. Four of the dead belonged to a motorcycle......
  • Five killed in motorcycle crash near Ocotillo

     
    Five people were killed and six injured Saturday in a head-on collision involving seven motorcyclists and one car on a rural highway a few miles north of the Mexican border, according to the California Highway Patrol. Authorities are looking for......
  • Jean-Luc Godard on what his honorary Oscar means to him: 'Nothing'

     
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Governors Awards on Saturday night offered up lots of nostalgia and heartfelt sentiment, which is probably why Jean-Luc Godard didn't bother to show up to accept his honorary Oscar for lifetime achievement....
  • Community spirit can affect local economic growth, survey finds

     
    Despite our fast-paced, gadget-heavy lifestyles, a recent Gallup study says many Americans are still chasing down fantasies of settling down in Pleasantville. According to the study, a community’s social offerings, its openness to different social...
  • Bay Area TV Stations Reject Pro-Marijuana Advertisement

    Bay Area TV Stations Reject Pro-Marijuana Advertisement
    A pro-marijuana group launched a television advertisement Wednesday in California advocating legalization and taxation of the drug to help solve the state's budget woes. The 30-second spot, airing Wednesday and paid for by the Marijuana Policy Project,...
  • Monster Mash: Art owned by Dennis Hopper exceeds $10 million at auction; Intiman Theatre's financial dilemma

     
    Sold: Forty pieces of art owned by the late Dennis Hopper are said to have brought in more than $10 million at auction. (New York Post) Money trouble: Seattle's Intiman Theatre faces a major financial dilemma that could threaten its......
  • Redesigning what church looks like

     
    Traditional church design often reflects the past better than the needs of contemporary congregations. They might look good, but they are often not efficient, flexible or environmentally friendly. Faith in Place recently asked architects to develop...
  • New-look Florida Legislature: Cannon blast Supremes; Haridopolos promises cuts

     
    TALLAHASSEE – Christening an era of belt-tightening and perhaps more conservative governance, two Central Florida legislators formally took the reins of the Florida Legislature on Tuesday amid new Republican super-majorities delivered by voters...
  • L.A. Auto Show: Range Rover Evoque adds sustainability to its pedigree [Updated]

     
    To help celebrate its 40th anniversary -- an anniversary that coincided with production of its 1-millionth vehicle earlier this month -- British automaker Range Rover unveiled its new Evoque Wednesday. The five-door, permanent all-wheel-drive Evoque is...
  • Hammer Museum to offer free admission Nov. 26 to Dec. 18

     
    To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the Hammer Museum has announced that it will be offering free admission for all from Nov. 26 to Dec. 18. The art museum, located at UCLA, opened its doors to the public in November 1990,......
  • Oksana Grigorieva tells Larry King: No boozing, yes begging from Mel Gibson

     
    With Oksana Grigorieva's "Larry King Live" interview set to air Wednesday night, we have a few teaser excerpts from her first sit-down since those infamous tapes hit the Hollywood fan. Get ready for the Russian singer to describe ex-boyfriend Mel......
  • Karma: Four volunteer opportunities for the holidays

     
    HOLIDAY GUIDE 2010: The holidays are more than just turkey and awkward encounters with far-off relatives. It's also the season for giving. Of course, others have the same idea. “The holidays tend to be very popular; from November to January; [we see an]...