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Day Around The Bay: Abducted Infant From Yesterday's Amber Alert Found Safe

Also, the Not So Silent Night lineup was announced, and a giant whale skeleton makes an appearance at City Hall. [ more › ]

The First American Author To Win The Man Booker Prize Is From L.A.

Paul Beatty won the prize for "The Sellout," which is set in South L.A. [ more › ]

Suspect Shot Critically, CHP Officer Injured In Ocean View Neighborhood

The CHP officer's injuries were moderate and the suspect was transported to SF General. [ more › ]

Vacation from the Law

40 minutes agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

One Detective's High Times on the Taxpayers' Dime by Ansel Herz T iffany Atwood had a pretty sweet assignment at the King County Sheriff's Office. As a "background detective," her job was to visit police departments around the country and evaluate prospective officers the sheriff was considering hiring. Show More Summary

Oasis documentary: 5 things we learned from film that plays Atlanta Oct. 26

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene blog It starts and ends at Knebworth, the site of one of England’s most legendary music festivals, and the location where, in 1996, Oasis commanded an audience of more than a...

3 teens injured in shooting near L.A. high school

Three teens were injured in a shooting Tuesday afternoon near a Los Angeles high school, police said. The shooting was reported about 3:15 p.m. near Pacific Coast Highway and Broad Avenue in Wilmington, according to LAPD Officer Sal Ramirez. The attack occurred near Banning High School, but its...

A man wearing schoolgirl gym shorts in a Tokyo alley

49 minutes agoLocal Interest / Japan : Tokyo Times

Tokyo has a wonderful knack of conjuring up surprises, but that said, it’s probably fair to say that bumping into this friendly fella in his tight-fitting schoolgirl gym shorts was still a tad unexpected to say the least.

Prosecuters charge man accused of threatening Islamic center; weapons and ammo are found at his Agoura Hills home

State prosecutors have charged an Agoura Hills man with making criminal threats after police say he called the Islamic Center of Southern California and threatened to kill people there. Investigators allege that Mark Feigin, 40, called the center twice last month, at one point threatening to kill...

Md. education official resigns, slams Gov. Hogan as threat to board’s independence

Vice president of the Maryland State Board of Education says Hogan’s move to dictate the date school opens does not respect board or local school districts.

Not so liberating: Iraqi village freed from Islamic State, but then things get complicated

As Iraqi forces traded fire this week with the Islamic State fighters who held his village hostage for the  last 2½ years, Taqayadin Hawas hunkered down with his seven children and prayed not to die. Mortar shells nearly leveled the house as his children wailed. With snipers outside, the family...

Oasis Are Still Self-Mythologizing in the Documentary Supersonic

1 hour agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Noel and Liam Gallagher Are Still Bigging Up Oasis in the Documentary Supersonic by Sean Nelson I t's only fitting that a documentary about the mid-1990s rise of the British band Oasis should contain every cliché from the rock 'n' roll handbook. Show More Summary

Festival Fatigue?

1 hour agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Has Seattle Reached Peak Music Festival? Big Ones Thrive, but Niche Events Face Small Crowds and Market Saturation by Dave Segal E arlier this month, 1990s Northwest punk-pop darlings Hazel climbed onto the main stage at Macefield Music Festival for what one assumed would be a hotly anticipated reunion show... Show More Summary

Go See Roz and Ray, a Romantic Drama About AIDS Research

1 hour agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Go See Roz and Ray, a Romantic Medical Drama Set in the AIDS Era by Rich Smith S eattle-based playwright Karen Hartman's Roz and Ray features only two actors, but this quiet little medical drama in the Leo K. Theatre (running through...Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Erotic Novels Need New Home

1 hour agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage I was wondering if you knew of a place online where we can donate erotic graphic novels. We're moving across country and we can't take them all. We'd love to find them a good home. Thank you! Getting Realistic About Possessions Heaped In Car P.S. Show More Summary

The SFist To-Do List: 13 Spooky Things To Check Out This Week

From a dog costume party at a brewery to the obligatory Rocky Horror screening. [ more › ]

Flight Departing SFO Makes Emergency Landing After 25 Crew Members Mysteriously Fall Ill

Disturbingly, Monday's incident is not the first time something like this has happened. [ more › ]

Downtown L.A. traffic backs up as man with a bat stands off with sheriff's deputies

A man with a baseball bat who was suspected of vandalizing a Metro station Tuesday is engaged in a standoff with authorities outside the downtown Los Angeles Hall of Justice, snarling traffic near the 101 Freeway. The man was reported outside the Hall of Justice near Spring Street shortly after...

Tenderloin neighborhood could be renamed 'Union Square West'

The Tenderloin may soon be the shopping destination for San Franciscans and tourists alike under the new name: "Union Square West."

Is Mexico ready for same-sex marriage?

In September, some 100 cities in all 32 Mexican states hosted a so-called “March for the Family” – protests against a proposal to legalize gay marriage. Estimates vary, but according FULL STORY The post Is Mexico ready for same-sex marriage? appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

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