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Gary Stevens to race in Breeders' Cup after knee-replacement surgery

Gary Stevens plans to race in the Breeders' Cup next week in the Hall of Fame jockey's first race since having knee-replacement surgery on his right knee three months ago.

America's Best Steakhouses

From grand Las Vegas shrines helmed by world-famous chefs to old-school Midwestern chophouses where a rib-eye is preceded by a visit to the salad bar, from clubby Chicago dining rooms loaded with mahogany and brass to New York institutions with now-household names, America has no shortage of great steakhouses. Show More Summary

Abby Wambach on shortlist for World Player of the Year

U.S. national team standout Abby Wambach was selected Friday as one of 10 finalists for FIFA's World Player of the Year award, an honor she won in 2012.

Doctor accused of issuing thousands of illegal drug prescriptions

A San Gabriel Valley doctor pleaded not guilty Thursday to writing thousands of illegal prescriptions for powerful painkillers during late-night weekend visits and then laundering the money he received in exchange.

Doctor accused of issuing thousands of illegal drug prescriptions

A San Gabriel Valley doctor pleaded not guilty Thursday to writing thousands of illegal prescriptions for powerful painkillers during late-night weekend visits and then laundering the money he received in exchange.

For Black Students the School to Prison Pipeline Is in Higher Gear Than Ever

The focus has been intense on the wildly disproportionate number of black students who are suspended or expelled from America's public schools. But what has flown quietly under the radar is the even more wildly disproportionate number...Show More Summary

Two O.C. hospitals resume elective surgeries after patient infections

Elective surgeries resumed this week at two Orange County hospitals 10 days after officials there voluntarily halted procedures in the wake of four patients incurring bacterial infections.

Drug-sentencing ballot measure draws million-dollar donors

Supporters of Proposition 47 are rolling out television ads as national money comes to bear in the campaign to reduce drug penalties in California.

Joe Maddon opts to leave Tampa Bay Rays

Manager Joe Maddon has decided to leave the Tampa Bay Rays, 10 days after his boss left to run the Dodgers.

Queen Latifah lists house in Hollywood Hills West

Dana Owens, better known by her stage name, Queen Latifah, has listed a house in Hollywood Hills West at $1.939 million.

Conan O'Brien ignites Twitter war with Madeleine Albright

War has broken out on Twitter between two powerful factions and it seems that only some real diplomacy and statecraft can save the day.

Cinematheque Screening: The Shining on November 11

Location: The Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90403 Link out: Click here Date: November 11 at 7:30pm Description: The American Cinematheque screens Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 film adaptation of the Stephen King novel,...Show More Summary

Halloween 2014: 11th Annual LACMA Costume Ball

Location: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Link out: Click here Date: October 31 at 9pm Description: The Los Angeles County Museum of Art invites you to dress as a work of art for their 11th-annual Costume Ball: The Living Museum. Entertainment includes music, dancing, and a costume contest judged by [...]

Tia Carrere giving up her mountain retreat in Topanga

Actress-singer Tia Carrere has put her home in Topanga up for sale at $2.595 million.  

Suspect arrested in killing of man and his 12-year-old son in Hemet

A man has been arrested Thursday on suspicion of killing a man and his 12-year-old son inside their Hemet home, police said.

Woman stabbed to death in front of her children over parking space

A man and woman from South Los Angeles have been arrested for stabbing a woman to death in front of her children over a parking space at a swap meet, authorities said.

A Trend in European Cities: The Anti-Cafe

Image by Ziferblat There's an interesting trend emerging in some cities in Europe, called Anti-Cafe. For those unfamiliar with it, it might conjure up a great deal of questions as to what it is. When I asked around if people knew about...Show More Summary

Brush fire near Brentwood fully contained at 2 acres

Firefighters worked overnight to put out multiple hotspots still scorching thick brush in the Rustic Canyon area near Brentwood.

ReThink Review: Dear White People -- Lessons for Republicans and the "Post-Racial" Generation

A lot of people interested in race issues (including myself) have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Dear White People, a film about a group of black students at a mostly white university that was funded through Indiegogo and eventually made it to the 2014 Sundance Film Festival where its writer/director Justin Simien won the U.S. Show More Summary

The Women's Vote: Ebola or Equal Pay?

Ebola panic is sweeping the nation, with schools closing and people barricading themselves at home, even if they're thousands of miles away from one of the three individuals who have contracted virus on U.S. soil. Politicians, always...Show More Summary

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