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  • California ballot designations push limits of creativity, truthfulness

    It’s that time of the year again, when candidates for elected office push the limits of their imagination and public gullibility with ballot designations. California gives candidates three words to describe their principal profession, vocation...
  • Ted Hughes' estate suddenly withdraws support of bio-in-progress

    Scholar Jonathan Bate has been at work on his biography of British poet Ted Hughes for four years. He was surprised to recently learn that the Hughes estate had withdrawn its support of the book. Hughes was British poet laureate from 1984 until his...
  • 'The Goldfinch' being developed for film by 'Hunger Games' team

    'The Goldfinch' being developed for film by 'Hunger Games' team
    The team behind the blockbuster film adaptation of "The Hunger Games" has signed on to make Donna Tartt's 2013 bestseller "The Goldfinch" into a film -- or something. The Wrap reports that Nina Jacobson's Color Force is looking for the right director...
  • Anne Rice brings back her vampire antihero with 'Prince Lestat'

    Anne Rice brings back her vampire antihero with 'Prince Lestat'
    A generation before "Twilight" stole teen girls' hearts, Anne Rice's "Interview With the Vampire" and its sequels explored the romance and eroticism of the vampire myth. No matter who was telling the stories of their loves and misdeeds, the vampire Lestat...
  • LAPD officer injured in Hollywood Hills shooting, authorities say

    LAPD officer injured in Hollywood Hills shooting, authorities say
    A Los Angeles police officer was injured Monday morning in a shooting in the Hollywood Hills, officials said. The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed via Twitter that an officer was taken to an area hospital following an officer-involved shooting in...
  • Obama stumps for Obamacare 'Between Two Ferns'

    Obama stumps for Obamacare 'Between Two Ferns'
    Is Barack Obama the nation's first hipster president? Obama appeared Tuesday in an episode of "Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis," a recurring comedy sketch on the Funny or Die website. Maybe it was just good prep work by his aides, but Obama's...
  • Is it Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 or just garbage?

    Flight 370, where are you? The Malaysia Airlines’ Boeing 777 went down somewhere in the Indian Ocean on March 8. That’s what the satellite data said. So that’s where they’ve been searching. On Friday, though, further analysis...
  • 'Scandal' actor Columbus Short charged with battery in bar attack

    'Scandal' actor Columbus Short charged with battery in bar attack
    An actor on the hit TV show "Scandal" was arrested Wednesday after prosecutors charged him with felony battery with serious bodily injury for allegedly knocking out a man and breaking his nose. Columbus Keith Short, 31, is accused of punching a man at a...
  • Three senators suspended, and it's a lose-lose-lose for Californians

    The state Senate voted Friday to suspend Sens. Leland Yee, Ronald S. Calderon and Roderick D. Wright. This was the right decision, of course. But it’s still a lose-lose-lose situation.  The senators will continue to receive their $95,291 annual...
  • Firefighters at Disneyland after workers complain of odor, illness

    Anaheim firefighters were dispatched to Disneyland on Friday after six people reportedly complained of an odor and being sick. The Anaheim Fire Department tweeted around 1:30 p.m. that firefighters were at the scene, but said it was not being treated as...
  • Mother of brain-dead Jahi McMath says daughter is 'still sleeping'

    Mother of brain-dead Jahi McMath says daughter is 'still sleeping'
    The mother of Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old Oakland girl declared brain dead by multiple neurologists more than three months ago, insisted Thursday that her daughter was "asleep" and "blossoming into a teenager." Jahi was declared brain-dead Dec. 12...
  • After police pursuit in Santa Monica, jig is up for pig

    After police pursuit in Santa Monica, jig is up for pig
    The pursuit was short -- but so was the suspect. She had a round belly and pink skin, and her body was covered with short, wiry hairs. Santa Monica police took Sophie the pig into custody without incident Wednesday afternoon after officers received...