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CSX: Freight Trains Should Be Running Again Within 24 Hours

The company released an update following the freight train derailment near Rhode Island Avenue Metro station on Sunday. [ more › ]

Cheh: DGS's Response To Shelter Analysis Request Is 'Superficial And Inadequate'

"it features the earmarks of an agency intent on saying ‘no’ without any intention of serious consideration,” the Ward 3 councilmember said. [ more › ]

IRL comes to life

The lines between digital life and “real” life are blurred. I can wake up in the morning in Durban as I scroll down my Instagram feed and peep my best friend’s international trekking.…

Grim Sleeper serial killer trial: Defense suggests a relative could be the murderer

An attorney for the man accused of murdering 10 people in the so-called Grim Sleeper serial killer trial accused prosecutors Tuesday of building a deceptive case against his client and argued that a relative or close associate could have carried out the slayings. Defense attorney Seymour Amster...

Silver Lake's 365 By Whole Foods Market Will Have Lower Prices & Shorter Shelves

The shop will have a basic design and carry about a third of a Whole Foods' usual stock. [ more › ]

Thousands Of Apartments Will Need To Be Earthquake Retrofitted Soon

A portion of the cost of the earthquake retrofitting could be passed on to tenants. [ more › ]

Video: The History Of The Ford Theatre And Hollywood's White Cross

Ever wondered what that glowing white cross is all about? [ more › ]

Driver From Donut-Spinning Chase Arrested For Road Rage Incident At UCLA

Herschel Reynolds allegedly ran down the driver of an SUV he had rear-ended on his motorcycle. [ more › ]

Los Angeles Chefs Had A Hell Of A Night At The James Beard Awards

Coveted medals went to three L.A. chefs: Suzanne Goin of Lucques, Dahlia Narvaez of Osteria Mozza and Animal's Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo. [ more › ]

Urth Caffé Sued By Seven Muslim Women Alleging Discimination

Apparently the women were kicked out for violating the restaurant's 45-minute policy. [ more › ]

Disneyland Ride Shut Down After Rider Pulls Out Selfie Stick

Selfie sticks have been banned at the park since June. [ more › ]

Rewriting Art History and the Bible on Stage with Botticelli in the Fire and Sunday in Sodom

2 hours agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Jordan Tannahill’s audacious pair of one-act plays bring Canadian Stage's season to a blazing conclusion. Botticelli in the Fire and Sunday in Sodom Berkeley Street Theatre (26 Berkeley Street) Runs to May 15 Tickets: $24–$53 Brad Fraser...Show More Summary

Why Parents of Autistic Children Plan to Protest at Queen’s Park this Thursday

2 hours agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

They're furious about Ontario's changes to services and funding for their kids. Tara Ranger has a lot on her plate. Her son, who is six years old, has autism. His needs, however, are milder than other children, and as a result, he was discharged from a government-run therapy program, called intensive behavioural intervention, or IBI therapy. Show More Summary

Fla. businessman paid $10K for Va. senator’s trip to meet Syrian president Assad

The gift was approved despite post-McDonnell reforms because the donor is not a lobbyist or contractor.

CSX: Tracks affected by train derailment to reopen before noon Wednesday

Officials say the investigation continues, but offer no clues into what caused the 175-car train to derail.

San Francisco's Homeless Navigation Center Plan, By The Numbers

We'll need 600-900 affordable housing units to make this work. [ more › ]

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