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Willie Nelson goes on the road again to Las Vegas

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Country legend  Willie Nelson shows no signs of letting up even though he’s 81. He brings songs from his six-decade career to the  Chelsea at the  Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Sunday, July 26.

L.A. Walks: Paramount Ranch offers a real hike in the faux Old West

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

A working movie ranch in Agoura Hills that since 1927 has been home to the Cisco Kid, Hopalong Cassidy and Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman, Paramount Ranch in the Santa Monica Mountains National Park Area is now a playground for hikers, bikers, equestrians and sightseers.

Swept away by 'What About This: Collected Poems of Frank Stanford'

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Poet Frank Stanford didn't live long. He shot himself three times in the heart with a pistol at age 29. But you come through a Frank Stanford poem, you know you've lived. Rabbit blood under your nails. The snake handler showing you the fang marks. The white backs of strange women.

Comedians Fortune Feimster and Cameron Esposito perform in Las Vegas Saturday night

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

With Dinah Vegas, dubbed the “ultimate festival for lesbians,” in Las Vegas over the weekend, the  Venetian opted to bring in some girls’ weekend talent to tickle their funny bones.

ESPN's Britt McHenry back on the air this weekend following suspension

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

ESPN reporter Britt McHenry will be back on the air this weekend following her one-week suspension after  she was caught on camera making demeaning comments toward a towing company employee.

Carey Mulligan takes on a Hardy heroine in 'Madding Crowd'

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

British actress Carey Mulligan was anxious when she played F. Scott Fitzgerald's American heroine Daisy Buchanan in Baz Luhrmann's 2013 adaptation of "The Great Gatsby."

Thousands to march to commemorate 100th anniversary of Armenian genocide

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Thousands are expected to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide by walking the streets of Los Angeles in a “March for Justice.”

Lascivious last rites: China cracks down on strippers at funerals

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Giving new meaning to “funeral services,” a number of Chinese families in recent months have added a lascivious element to their loved ones’ last rites: strippers.

'Corktown '57' at the Odyssey: The IRA and a family at war

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Family dynamics and political ire mix it up in “Corktown ‘57” at the Odyssey Theatre. Playwright John Fazakerley’s account of a volatile clan in Philadelphia’s Irish quarter owes more than a little to Eugene O’Neill and Sean O’Casey, but it has plenty of emotional and ideological fodder of its...

Apple Watch: Loyalists line up in West Hollywood for device's debut

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

About 150 Apple Watch early adopters lined up Friday to buy the device in West Hollywood, standing outside the first brick-and-mortar store in the U.S. to begin selling it.

USC Now morning report

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Fact of the day: USC's 2016 recruiting class, with six commits, is nationally ranked No. 11 by Rivals  and No. 13 by Scout.

Activists outnumber business owners at L.A. County minimum wage forums

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

At the first two in a series of forums convened for small businesses to weigh in on the effect of raising the minimum wage in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County, business owners were significantly outnumbered by activists advocating for the increase.

U.S. must explain necessity of drone strikes

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The revelation that two Western hostages died in a U.S. counter-terrorism operation in Pakistan early this year is shocking. It will, and should, revive the largely dormant debate about the drone attacks on Al Qaeda figures and other militants.

Big drama in small theaters over wages for actors

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

It's not news when employers complain that unions are trying to drive them out of business. What's unusual about the dispute between small theater companies in Los Angeles County and Actors Equity, which represents stage performers nationwide, is that those complaints are coming from union members...

Is fracking moratorium the solution for quakes in Texas, Oklahoma?

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The release of studies this week linking fracking to recent earthquakes in Texas and Oklahoma came as no surprise to those who have been rocked by the temblors in recent years.

Private companies profit from U.S. immigration detention boom

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

In the women's wing of the nation's newest immigrant detention center, 28-year-old Silia Ramirez sat Thursday writing a letter to her family.

Michael Stars launches Artisan Collection to aid Haiti

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

L.A.-based  Michael Stars plans on Friday to launch the Artisan Collection, a collaboration with  Paula Coles Haiti designed to help artisans in Haiti.

Fight against vaccination bill finds ally in ACLU

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The anti-vaccine moms began lining up in the hall outside the state Senate hearing room at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, two hours before the doors opened. Some had babies strapped to their chests, others sat on the floor with small children...

Summer Sneaks 2015: The List

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The 2015 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of the films opening through early September. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.

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