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Someone Marked Up All the Proofreading Errors in a New Magazine Called Ville and Sent It to Us

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Sent by priority mail, no less. Christopher Frizzelle Here is the magazine that was enclosed. I can't believe someone paid $6.45 to send this to us. Christopher Frizzelle I flipped it open and, to my surprise, I have heard of the people associated with this magazine. Show More Summary

Long Beach woman pleads guilty to embezzling $174,000 from youth soccer club

A Long Beach woman pleaded guilty Friday to embezzling and laundering more than $174,000 from a Fullerton youth soccer club where she served as treasurer, Orange County Superior Court records show. Laura A. Zellerbach, 41, pleaded guilty to single counts of embezzlement, money laundering, falsifying...

Police release video of purse theft

Police in Fairfax are looking for a woman who, they say, stole a purse with cash in it from a doughnut shop.

Debris field seen in water after plane crash reported off L.A. Harbor

A small plane has crashed in the waters off Los Angeles Harbor and bodies and debris have been seen in the water, Fire Department officials said Friday. Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott told KNX1070 radio Friday afternoon that a “large debris field” was seen scattered in the waters...

Ted Cruz's Secret Longings

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"You know that 'TrusTed' logo?" asks Hlinko at DailyKos. "The one with TRUS and TED merged, yet separated via different colors? Turns out that when you Google 'TRUS,' the logo at once becomes hilarious and hilariously appropriate." And... Show More Summary

Open-air urinals in S.F. park show 'regression of mankind,' critics say

An attorney representing a group of civic organizations has sent a legal claim letter to the city of San Francisco threatening to sue if an open-air urinal in Dolores Park is not removed in 20 days. The concrete circular urinal, which is out in the open and screened only through plants for privacy,...

Campaign records found among Ex-L.A. City Councilman Tom LaBonge's office documents

Dozens of boxes of office documents that former City Councilman Tom LaBonge and his staffers sought to destroy included old lists of election donors – records that have raised questions about whether the councilman and his staff were engaged in campaign activities in the office.LaBonge said he...

LA Times goes to Texas for Calif politics editor

Allison Wisk has been deputy politics editor at the Dallas Morning News and has a J.D. degree.

Senate Republicans Just Kicked Out Lynn Peterson, the State's Head of Transportation

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Lynn Peterson has been the head of the Washington State Department of Transportation since 2013. WSDOT The Republican-controlled state senate used their majority to deny a confirmation of Washington State Department of Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson this afternoon. Show More Summary

Ask RiotACT: solicitor recommendation (winding up family trust)

11 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Hi all, I’m looking for a solicitor who is able to do the work involved in the winding up of a family trust. Does anyone know of one who is reliable and doesn’t charge the earth? Thanks in advance, Peter

Rauner: Illinois State Museum may open if it finds its own funding

Gov. Bruce Rauner has rejected legislation to reopen the Illinois State Museum, but says it may operate again if the museum can find its own funding through entry fees, donations and partnerships.The Republican governor used his veto powers Friday to suggest the changes to a bipartisan bill he's...

Oh Hey, It Might Snow Again On Monday

Bowser has authorized a "full deployment" of the snow team for a possible 1-3 inches overnight. [ more › ]

Here's What To Expect When SFMOMA Finally, Finally Reopens In May

There will be free admission on Day One, which is May 14, and we now have a listing of what will be in each gallery. [ more › ]

The Pride (and Prejudice and Zombies) of Jane Austen

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Heading into Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, there are only two things you're dying to see: Mr. Darcy and zombies. The more the better (especially of the Darcy variety). Well, good news for all you empire waistoids—this adaption of Seth Grahame-Smith's 2009 parody novel of Jane Austen's classic is playing with a full deck of whist cards. Show More Summary

Guest Editorial: Ethics Law to Stop the Politician-Lobbyist Revolving Door Dies in Olympia

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A bipartisan effort quietly killed a bill that would have "slowed down our state's revolving door," says State Senator Reuven Carlyle. Lisa Von Biela/Shutterstock It’s disappointing to report that bipartisanship broke out in OlympiaShow More Summary

Why Americans Will No Longer Be Able to Afford to Live in American Cities

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"Dah-ling, I love you but give me Park Avenue." alexpro9500/ It's all connected. Stocks and bonds are not making the kind of returns the rich want. The global economy is not growing fast enough. Large sections of it are not growing at all. Show More Summary

Police Track Down Suspect With Help From Box Of Girl Scout Cookies

His biggest crime: wasting a perfectly good box of Thin Mint cookies! [ more › ]

Arrest Made 7 Months After Missing Woman's Body Found In Apartment Walls

The body of a woman missing since 2009 was located in the walls of an apartment in Lomita last summer. [ more › ]

After jury deadlocks, L.A. County sheriff's deputies to be retried on jail beating charge

Federal prosecutors will retry two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies after jurors deadlocked earlier this week on whether the pair used excessive force against a handcuffed jail inmate. The eight-day trial of Joey Aguiar and Mariano Ramirez concluded Tuesday with a mixed verdict. Jurors acquitted...

Time To Monkey Around: NYC's 2016 Lunar New Year Events

The Lunar New Year 4714 doesn't begin until Monday, February 8th, but the festivities will be in full swing beginning this weekend, including a fireworks tomorrow night, a huge art show at the Javits Center (free to the public) and a special, extra Lunar New Year parade on the Upper East Side! [ more › ]

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