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Soros fund invests $500 million with Bill Gross at Janus

A family fund controlled by legendary financier George Soros has invested $500 million with Bill Gross at Janus Capital, providing a critical vote of confidence for the onetime "bond king" after his messy exit from Pacific Investment Management Co. two months ago.

Podcast Interview: Stuart Gordon on Re-Animator – The Musical

Re-Animator: The Musical says farewell to Los Angeles this weekend, wrapping up its engagement at the Steve Allen Theatre with a final performance on Sunday, November 23 at 8pm. In the horror genre, however, the dead never stay dead for long, and the outrageous theatrical adaptation of the 1985 cult play will resurface in January [...]

Motorcyclist dies while fleeing police in Burbank

A motorcyclist who was fleeing from police in Burbank early Saturday died when he ran into a fire hydrant and a light pole.

Man found fatally shot inside Compton home

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department detectives are investigating the shooting death of a 35-year-old man found inside a Compton home early Saturday.

Man killed in Long Beach officer-involved shooting is identified

Los Angeles County coroner officials on Saturday identified a young man who was fatally shot by a Long Beach police officer.

No. 24 Louisville holds on to beat Notre Dame, 31-28

Louisville didn't panic when Notre Dame, aided by a 61-yard punt return, scored two quick touchdowns early in the third quarter to take the lead.

Clippers to face a physical Grizzlies team

The Florida sun and fun is over for the Clippers after two easy victories to start a seven-game trip.

Bighorn sheep that escaped zoo and was hit by car dies

A bighorn sheep that escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo on Saturday and was struck by a hit-and-run driver has died, officials said.

Bighorn sheep that escaped from zoo struck by hit-and-run driver

A bighorn sheep that escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo on Saturday afternoon was struck by a hit-and-run driver before workers could get to the animal, officials said.

Road-tested Long Beach State faces UCLA

The Long Beach State men's basketball team already had a demanding schedule to start the season, and that was before the plane troubles.

Student sit-in continues at UC Berkeley over tuition hikes

A student sit-in protesting tuition hikes at the University of California continued at UC Berekley's Wheeler Hall for the third day Saturday, while others planned to make a peaceful presence felt at the football game between Cal and Stanford.

No. 6 Ohio State scores three late TDs to beat Indiana, 42-27

Jalin Marshall returned a punt 54 yards for a touchdown to give No. 6 Ohio State the lead late in the third quarter and the Buckeyes added three late insurance scores to defeat Indiana, 42-27, on Saturday.

Warming trend threatens to turn epic New York snowfall into floods

After a week of epic snowfall dumped as much as seven feet of snow on western New York, temperatures were climbing and state officials told residents Saturday to prepare for flooding.  

BART opens new train line to Oakland airport

San Francisco’s BART commuter rail system opened up a direct train line to Oakland International Airport on Saturday, completing a direct connection that some have been waiting for nearly 50 years.

Four dead in murder-suicide on South Dakota Native American reservation

Four people were killed and one person remains in critical condition after a murder-suicide at a South Dakota Native American reservation, law enforcement officials said Saturday.

Glendale City Council to discuss scrapping at-large election system

Threatened with a lawsuit that claims its electoral system discriminates against Latino voters, the Glendale City Council will consider next mother whether to place a measure on the spring ballot that would scrap the city’s at-large voting system in favor of council districts.

LA Times staff gets its vacation time back

Read the memo: CEO Jack Griffin's email to the staff late on Friday night rescinds the policy that attempted to strip away accrued vacation time and force reporters and editors to make a case for paid time off they used to earn.

L.A. Auto Show…press days round up

I have to tell you the cacophony of the Auto Show during press days is very different than that of public days. Its not thousands of people meandering about, but a herd mentality of media types running from one press conference and reveal to the next. Its usually a couple in a row in one […]

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