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Archived Since:March 9, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Bitcoin ATM builder takes aim at traditional financial services

In a makeshift office — a living room crowded with desks, monitors and a beanbag chair — a handful of programmers are hacking away on computers, aiming to make their mark on the multibillion-dollar financial services industry.

Emmy ad blitz escalates

Networks spend big as wins can can add cachet to shows, lure top talent and boost syndication values Networks spend big as wins can can add cachet to shows, lure top talent and boost syndication values

AEG to consolidate L.A. offices by leasing former warehouse downtown

International sports and entertainment behemoth AEG has agreed to consolidate its Los Angeles offices by leasing a historic former warehouse near downtown's LA Live.

Donald Sterling's last resort in court: Things look desperate, ugly

It was the first day of Donald Sterling's final desperate fight for the Clippers, the first day of his last battle for the reputation of his sanity and the ownership of his basketball team.

Freeway incident raises questions on how police interact with public

Marlene Pinnock is a mother of two who once studied bookkeeping and accounting. But her life has not been simple.

Deputy in Mel Gibson DUI arrest fights to be reinstated

The night movie star Mel Gibson was arrested for drunk driving in Malibu turned out to be devastating for the Oscar-winning director.

Without Sterlings on hand, testimony opens in probate trial

As testimony finally started Monday afternoon in the probate court trial that could determine the future of the $2-billion sale of the Clippers, Donald and Shelly Sterling weren’t in Los Angeles Superior Court.

Being happy for Dee Gordon, Dodgers' deserving All-Star

Maybe you think he’s some pampered son of a former major leaguer. Maybe you think he feels entitled or simply above the rest, or just puts off the wrong airs. All haughty and self-impressed, all the wrong kind of attitude.

Federal agency, local lawman dispute actions in Cliven Bundy case

The tense face-off over a Nevada rancher’s right to graze his cattle on federal land has spilled over into a public squabble after the Bureau of Land Management and Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie issued conflicting statements over their lack of cooperation in an armed federal raid in April...

More tablets to be sold than PCs in 2015, report says

Don't be surprised if you start to see more people with tablets than laptops -- a report Monday said tablet shipments will exceed PCs by 2015. 

'True Blood' recap: Sookie risks it all to save Bon Temps

Using herself as bait, Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin) risks her life to save Bon Temps from a band of rogue vampires on “Fire in the Hole,” Episode 73 of HBO’s “True Blood.”

Newport Beach lifeguard drowns in rescue try

A Newport Beach lifeguard drowned Sunday during a rescue attempt near the city's pier. Officials said it was the first time a city lifeguard had died in the line of duty.

Dodgers score five runs in fifth inning of 8-2 win over Rockies

ON THE MOUND: Josh Beckett pitched five shutout innings, but was removed in the sixth because of discomfort in his left hip. Beckett said he felt something running the bases in the Dodgers' five-run fifth inning. His journey around the bases included an awkward slide into third base. "It wasn't...

Angels' Garrett Richards dominates Astros in 6-1 victory

Angels first baseman Albert Pujols can tell how dominating flame-throwing right-hander Garrett Richards is by the conversations he has been having with opposing players who reach base this season.

Angels' Mike Trout, Dodgers' Yasiel Puig get love in All-Star vote

Everyone loves Mike Trout. There was no mystery in his selection to the All-Star game on Sunday. Trout got more fan votes than any player in the major leagues except Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays. And, in the ultimate sign of respect among his peers, Trout got the most votes of...

Republicans can't seem to agree on Iraq and Middle East strategies

The crisis in Iraq and broader unrest in the Middle East have exposed a growing rift among Republicans on foreign policy, as skeptics of military intervention have more openly challenged the party's hawkish posture in the post-Sept. 11 era.

Brazil's Neymar feared paralysis when injured

Moments after the rough tackle that knocked him out of the World Cup, Brazilian striker Neymar feared he had been paralyzed, Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said.

Gov. Jerry Brown likes to break the mold with his judicial picks

As he mulls over candidates for the California Supreme Court, Gov. Jerry Brown has shown a willingness to break from tradition and draw from a wider pool of attorneys than previous governors.

Angels' Mike Trout to start All-Star game; Garrett Richards snubbed

The excitement of a 6-1 victory that capped a four-game sweep of the Houston Astros on Sunday was tempered when the Angels learned that only one player from their club, which has the third-best record in baseball, was named to the American League All-Star team.

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