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Archived Since:March 9, 2008

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Take a look at the Clippers' credo, a document crafted by Steve Ballmer

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is making his presence known as the new Clippers owner.

Clippers' Doc Rivers not proud of Pacific Division title banners

The Clippers have won back-to-back Pacific Division championships, and this summer they hung banners commemorating those titles at their practice facility in Playa Vista.

L.A. lawmakers seek study on possible minimum wage hikes

A committee of Los Angeles lawmakers decided Tuesday to seek outside help in analyzing the possible effects of raising the minimum wage to $13.25 or $15.25.

'Jesus saves'

The iconic neon "Jesus saves" sign in downtown L.A. has quite the story. It was once part of the Church of the Open Door, then moved to the United Artists Theater, which served as the Los Angeles University Cathedral. Now the building that the sign sits on houses the Ace Hotel.

Government stepping up security at federal buildings

The U.S. government has boosted security at federal buildings in Washington and across the country in response to last week's terrorist attack outside the Canadian Parliament building in Ottawa that killed one soldier, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said in a statement Tuesday.

FIFA allegedly threatened players who supported World Cup lawsuit

In a court filing Monday, attorneys for more than 60 women soccer players charged that federations in Mexico and Costa Rica were asked to punish players unless they removed their names from a lawsuit against FIFA, world soccer’s governing body, and the Canadian Soccer Assn.

700-year-old viruses found in ancient reindeer poop

Scientists have discovered two viruses that were preserved for 700 years in frozen reindeer poop collected from northern Canada. 

Police seek couple in videotaped hit-and-run case

Los Angeles police looking for additional clues released a video Monday showing a man being repeatedly run over and dragged by a car, but somehow surviving.

Science, politics face off in grudge match over Ebola rules

Confused by the ins and outs of how the governors of New York and New Jersey are coping with the Ebola crisis? Relax, there is an answer, but in this midterm election year, it appears that politics is trumping science.

Robber has change of a heart, returns cash and apologizes, police say

A robber who held up a Eureka gas station had a change of heart after pulling off the heist and returned to the filling station to give back the money, authorities said.

YouTube content czar Robert Kyncl buys Hancock Park villa

Robert Kyncl, the head of television and film for Google Inc.’s YouTube, has paid $7.665 million for a home in Hancock Park.

Baseball: Hunter Virant's comeback is on schedule

It was a memorable moment for former Camarillo pitcher Hunter Virant last week. He pitched in a scrimmage for UCLA. And he was healthy.

Dany Heatley poised to start for Ducks tonight

The Ducks' Corey Perry looked at a whiteboard with the Chicago Blackhawks’ lines written on it, knowing that it’s going to be another stiff assignment with Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews to confront.

Hoover poll shows support for health insurance rate regulation

Proposition 45, a ballot measure that would regulate health insurance rates, is ahead, according to a new Internet poll by the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.

Shedunnit: 'Mysteries of Laura' gets full-season order

There's no mystery about the future of NBC's "The Mysteries of Laura."

'Daily Show' goes to Texas, tackles Ebola in New York

"The Daily Show" is broadcasting from Austin, Texas, this week, but the news was taking place back in its usual home of New York City, where a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola and a nurse was put under mandatory quarantine in New Jer...

UCLA faces another dual-threat quarterback in Arizona's Anu Solomon

Playing in the Pac-12 means rarely playing a bad quarterback, but UCLA’s defense has received a bit of a break the last two weeks. Not because California and Colorado don’t have good quarterbacks — they do — but because Jared Goff and Sefo Liufau aren’t necessarily...

'Dancing With the Stars' recap: Halloween night tricks and treats

No guyliner expense was spared for the heavily costumed and zombie-faced extravaganza that was Halloween at “Dancing With the Stars.” And Week 7 really brought out the smoky eyes, spooky-looking trees and upped the production value in the glitterverse, while as host Tom Bergeron...

Amgen to cut up to 1,100 more jobs

Biotech giant Amgen Inc. said Tuesday it will eliminate up to 1,100 additional jobs next year as the Thousand Oaks firm faces pressure to split into two.

Jerry Jones told Jason Garrett on sideline that Tony Romo would return

Much speculation surrounded the Dallas Cowboys' quarterback situation late in their game against the Washington Redskins on "Monday Night Football" this week.

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