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Kern prison guard shot, wounded in yard by unknown gunman

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

A correctional guard at North Kern State Prison was struck once by gunfire Monday night while working outside in a yard, authorities said.

'The Voice' recap: The Top 10 raise the bar

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Midway through “The Voice” Top 10 performance show on Monday night, Carson Daly said what we’d all been thinking.

Jim Belushi seeks a tenant for Brentwood villa

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Actor Jim Belushi has listed a house in Brentwood for long-term lease at $16,000 a month.

Football: Gardena Serra to host weekly passing competitions in May

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Gardena Serra, expected to have one of the top football teams in the Southland this fall, will be holding a weekly seven on seven passing competition every Wednesday in May. That's the month college coaches can come out and watch, so get ready for the sidelines to be crowded.

Kevin Ollie reportedly a candidate to replace Thunder's Scott Brooks

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Scott Brooks' tenure as Oklahoma City Thunder coach could be on shaky ground, and it appears there's a possible successor waiting in the wings.

South L.A. could be renamed 'SOLA' by city in image makeover

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

For years, many neighborhoods south of the 10 Freeway have been lumped together in one ubiquitous title that became synonymous with crime, poverty and blight.

CinemaCon: Theater and studios bullish on 2015 box office

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

LAS VEGAS-Thousands of theater owners and studio executives are gathering this week amid rising expectations that the motion picture industry is poised to hit the jackpot.

Catholic Church launches campaign to reshape Junipero Serra's image

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

It’s not every day that a newly named saint needs a campaign to spruce up his image.

Eileen Fisher's sustainable vision could make every day Earth Day

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

When Eileen Fisher started her clothing company from a Tribeca loft 30 years ago, she was likely more eco-conscious than most, using organic cottons and lasting fabrics in her timeless designs.

What's my work schedule? Employees deserve an earlier answer

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Over the last few years, many large employers of part-time workers — such as retailers and restaurant chains — have adopted what's known as "just in time" scheduling, which gives workers little or no notice of what days they'll be working. In some cases, workers show up as scheduled, only to be...

Vote, and win $25,000: It's a losing idea

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Frustrated by the appallingly low turnout in local elections, the nonprofit Southwest Voter Registration Education Project is planning a cash lottery — or voteria — to get voters to the polls for the Los Angeles Board of Education District 5 race. Anyone who legitimately casts a ballot in the May...

Fast-track makes sense

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

As U.S. negotiators try to wrap up a major trade deal with 11 other countries bordering the Pacific Ocean, they find themselves in a Catch-22: Their trading partners say they won't conclude a deal unless Congress agrees to approve or reject it promptly without amendments, but many lawmakers want...

Federal data-breach bill would replace dozens of stronger state laws

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

It's called the Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015, and, if passed into law, it would be the first federal rule requiring businesses to let consumers know that their personal information may be in the hands of hackers...

India village courts wield excess authority over personal matters

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Mangal Singh Kamble, 31, was married in June but lost his bride the same day, after their union was rejected by an informal and powerful village court.

L.A. actors send union strong message against enacting pay hike

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

With leaders of the national stage actors' union poised to deliberate Tuesday on a new $9 hourly minimum wage in small Los Angeles theaters, the rank and file in L.A. has voted overwhelmingly against the pay hike.

Beverly Hills studies tougher water regulations

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Under increasing pressure to slash water use during California's ongoing drought, Beverly Hills is preparing to toughen watering rules and could decide to ban the refilling of pools and set fines as high as $1,000 for water wasters.

South Korean premier offers resignation amid corruption probe

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

South Korean Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo submitted his resignation Tuesday amid a growing corruption scandal.

Former Obama aide Johanna Maska is joining L.A. Times as marketing VP

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Johanna Maska, who served in various high-level roles at the White House under President Obama, is joining the Los Angeles Times as vice president of marketing and communications.

Crisis team traverses L.A. to comfort 'surviving victims'

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The woman won't look away from the dark huddle of uniforms standing behind a yellow police tape barrier that flaps back and forth in an occasional breeze. There, on the other side of this South Los Angeles parking lot, her brother is lying, still.

Prosecutors to begin fight for death penalty in Boston Marathon bombing

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Opening statements will began Tuesday in the final penalty phase of the Boston Marathon bombing trial, as prosecutors ask a federal court jury to sentence Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death.

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