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  • Furutani is expected to win the runoff election in 55th Assembly District

    Democrat Warren Furutani is the overwhelming favorite in the Feb. 5 special election for the vacant 55th Assembly District seat, but he'll need to run again later this year if he wants to keep the post for more than a few months. The special election was...
  • From swords to plowshares: Introducing military veterans to farming

    From swords to plowshares: Introducing military veterans to farming
    After Colin Archipley and his wife sold their tiny Venice house and bought 2 acres of land in Escondido in 2005, he started caring for the 200 avocado trees on the land just because they were there. That turned out to be a catalyst for a new life for the...
  • ABC Seeks 'Security' Opposite 'American Idol'

    ABC is hoping that the Department of Homeland Security will be able to provide it some protection against "American Idol" in January. The network has booked an unscripted show called "Homeland Security USA," which follows agents in the DHS' various...
  • Jimmy Fallon Puts Down Roots

    Given the hoopla surrounding Jay Leno over the last 24 hours or so, it's easy to forget that the rest of NBC's late-night lineup is getting a makeover too. Jimmy Fallon hopes you won't forget about him. The former "Saturday Night Live" regular is...
  • Tourism offices in U.S. states, territories

    Tourism offices in U.S. states, territories
    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Bureau of Tourism & Travel, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-...
  • Upgrades perk up California's popular ski resorts

    Blue skies don't depress Rick Metcalf, although they probably should. The meager snowfall last year at Mt. Waterman in the San Gabriel Mountains -- about 8 inches, Metcalf, the owner, said -- meant the resort, which has been shuttered since 2004,...
  • State tourism offices

    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Bureau of Tourism & Travel, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-...
  • Eleanor knockoffs spark a knock-down, drag-out fight

    Eleanor knockoffs spark a knock-down, drag-out fight
    Almost 35 years have passed since a Ford Mustang named Eleanor tore up the streets of the South Bay in the cinematic crash-fest "Gone in 60 Seconds." The crudely crafted indie flick found a cult audience and inspired a 2000 big-budget sequel starring...
  • This weekend: Funky Sole to celebrate the release of 'California Funk' at the Echoplex

     
    California may be one of the world capitals for the music industry, but when it comes to its associations with funk music, its reputation hasn’t always been golden. That’s not to say our fair state is devoid of funk legends:......
  • California broadband projects pick up $205 million in federal funding

     
    Rural California will become a little more wired. California will receive over $205 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds for seven projects aimed toward bringing fast broadband Internet access to rural and remote communities in the...
  • Prop. 23: Oil giants are divided

     
    Are the big oil companies really backing Proposition 23? Maybe not. Among California's major oil refiners, Shell Oil opposes the November ballot initiative to suspend the state’s global warming law. Chevron Corp. is officially neutral. Exxon Mobil and...
  • Villaraigosa's staff installs deputy to manage mayor's 'long-term message'

     
    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Wednesday named Janelle Erickson, currently deputy mayor for communications, as his deputy chief of staff, the latest move in an ongoing reshuffling of his administration during its second term. The promotion of Erickson...