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Disneyland's 24-hour marathon presents a challenge she can't resist

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Survivors will remember it as the night they shut ol' Disney down.

Adrian Peterson expected to be a no-show for Minnesota Vikings OTAs

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The standoff between Adrian Peterson and the Vikings is expected to continue this week with the running back staying put in Texas while the team gathers for voluntary organized team activities in Minnesota. 

U2 aims for intimacy, presence in latest tour

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

For U2, the lightbulb moment came in the form of an actual lightbulb.

With new EPA water rule, Obama again takes executive action on environment

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

In April 1989, a Michigan developer named John Rapanos dumped fill on 54 acres of wetlands he owned to make way for a shopping center. He did not have a permit, and when the state told him to stop, he refused. Courts found him in violation of the federal Clean Water Act. Prosecutors wanted to send...

Evidence may be sketchy, but not this courtroom artist's drawings

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Mona Shafer Edwards stepped through the doors of a downtown Los Angeles courtroom, striding past the bailiff, the defense attorney and prosecutors to a seat in the jury box.

Workers put in 12-hour days at Santa Barbara County oil cleanup site

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Clad in white protective suits and yellow hard hats, the workers knelt below a jagged cliff-side, packing oil-saturated sand into plastic bags.

LeBron James starts slow but carries Cavaliers past Hawks in Game 3

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

LeBron James dropped to his knees and slapped the floor with his hand.

Turning sewage into drinking water gains appeal as drought lingers

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

It's a technology with the potential to ease California's colossal thirst and insulate millions from the parched whims of Mother Nature, experts say.

Missing Fullerton couple found in car in rural San Diego County

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

A Fullerton couple who went missing after visiting an Indian casino in northern San Diego County two weeks ago has been found in an abandoned car in rural Warner Springs.

New York Rangers face possible elimination after loss to Lightning, 2-0

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Steven Stamkos set up Valtteri Filppula's go-ahead goal and scored another and the Tampa Bay Lightning pushed the New York Rangers to the brink of playoff elimination with 2-0 victory Sunday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals.

For L.A. oil site's neighbors, a sense of more trouble wafting their way

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

When the winds blew a certain way, Don Martin said he could smell from his Jefferson Park apartment the pungent odors coming from the Freeport McMoRan Oil and Gas oil site.

Indy 500: Camarillo native Charlie Kimball finishes 3rd

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Charlie Kimball's third-place finish Sunday was his career best in five starts in the Indianapolis 500.

Paramore dazzles with memories -- and heavy subtext -- at the Dolby

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Wrapping a final round of tour dates in support of their 2013 self-titled album, Hayley Williams and her band look to the past -- from a very specific perspective Wrapping a final round of tour dates in support of their 2013 self-titled album, Hayley Williams and her band look to the past -- from a very specific perspective

Advertising newsletter PennySaver shuts down; hundreds lose their jobs

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The PennySaver, an advertising newsletter that was a fixture in Southern California mailboxes for 50 years, is going out of business.

Cellphone stolen at Knott's Berry Farm leads to drug lab; 6 arrested

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

A quest to track down a phone that was stolen at Knott’s Berry Farm  unexpectedly lad sheriff’s deputies in the Inland Empire to a home with a cache of drugs and an illegal hash oil lab, authorities said Sunday.

San Dimas pitcher 'sets the standard'

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Every year at this time in high school baseball, there's a player who rises up and does extraordinary things to lift his team toward a championship.

Medi-Cal director talks shortages and modernization

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Since California's health insurance program for the poor was expanded under the Affordable Care Act last year, enrollment has exploded, with more than 3.5 million people signing up for the first time. Almost 1 in 3 Californians — a total of 12.2 million people — now receive coverage through Medi-Cal.

Box office: 'Tomorrowland' takes holiday weekend lead over 'Pitch Perfect 2'

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Disney's "Tomorrowland" is leading a slower-than-expected Memorial Day weekend at the box office with a studio-estimated $40.7 million four-day haul projected for the U.S. and Canada, lower than initial estimates that went as high as $50 million.

Anne Meara, mother of actor Ben Stiller, dies at 85

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Comedienne Anne Meara, the mother of actor Ben Stiller, died on Saturday in Manhattan surrounded by family. She was 85. 

Man who brandished a gun shot by police in Hollywood, LAPD says

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

A man who pointed a handgun at a group of people in Hollywood was shot and wounded by Los Angeles police officers early Sunday, a police spokeswoman said.

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