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Lawyer convicted of laundering L.A., O.C. pot dispensary profits

A lawyer who helped a marijuana dispensary mogul launder profits faces up to 10 years in federal prison when he is sentenced next year, officials said.

Former white supremacist convicted in 1997 slaying of black man

A former white supremacist was convicted of murder Thursday in the beating and stabbing death of a black man in the Antelope Valley desert. 

Former Angels prospect Ryan Bolden shot and killed in Georgia

Former Angels outfield prospect Ryan Bolden, whose minor league career was cut short because of back injuries in 2013, was shot and killed Wednesday night after an argument broke out at an apartment complex in College Park, Ga.

Investigators conclude massive downtown L.A. fire was arson

Federal investigators have concluded the fire that consumed a downtown Los Angeles apartment complex under construction last week was deliberately set, according to a source close to the investigation.

California drought weakens, forecasters have 'cautious optimism' for future

For the first time in five months, a majority of California is no longer considered to be in an exceptional drought, the most severe level possible under federal guidelines, the U.S. Drought Monitor announced Thursday.

Officials OK $1.25-billion midfield terminal and transit links at LAX

The remodeling of Los Angeles International Airport took a major step Thursday when officials approved the construction contract for a $1.25-billion midfield concourse that will add 11 passenger gates to accommodate growing air trav...

Man arrested in string of car fires in downtown L.A.

A 32-year-old transient was arrested on charges of setting a string of car fires in downtown Los Angeles early Thursday, police said.

'She Loves Me,' though scaled back at Chance Theater, still charming

The three essential qualities invoked in "She Loves Me" -- attractive to the eye, pleasing to the ear and functional -- generally emerge at Chance Theater in Anaheim. Though not without some quirks, this spry, full-hearted chamber edition of Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick and Joe Masteroff's...

Grief in Redondo Beach after car plows through church crowd

The day after a woman drove through families and parishioners leaving a school Christmas concert, killing or injuring 13, scores gathered at St. James Catholic Church to grieve.

Looking Back at 9 Years of The Colbert Report (VIDEO)

Today, as The Colbert Report airs its final episode, I'm looking back with gratitude on nine years of great television. The Huffington Post and the Report have always had a special bond; after all, it was Stephen who launched our sister site, The Colbuffington Re-Post. Show More Summary

Man held in 1989 slaying of transgender woman in Santa Ana

A 63-year-old retiree was being held Thursday in connection with the fatal stabbing of a transgender woman in 1989, a cold case that authorities say was revived through advances in forensic technology.

5-member family hit by car in crash at Redondo Beach church

A staff member at a Redondo Beach church school was killed and her entire immediate family struck by the car that rammed into a crowd Wednesday night after a Christmas concert.

Christmas concert crash: Driver may have been using prescriptions, police say

Police believe a driver who plowed into a crowd of people leaving a Christmas concert at a Redondo Beach church, killing three, had prescription drugs in her system.

Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis dies at 89

The rabbi at Valley Beth Shalom in Encino for nearly 45 years was "regarded as the most influential synagogue leader of his generation." "The John Wooden of rabbis," says Zev Yaroslavsky.

Earthquake early warnings could go public in 2 years

An earthquake early-warning system could be available to the public in as little as two years once enough funding is secured, a top federal scientist said this week.

Linda Deutsch to retire from AP

The trial reporter for Associated Press who got her start in the courthouse as a fill-in at the trial of the Charles Manson family in 1969 will retire on Monday. She plans to write a memoir, AP says.

12 Days of Giving: Back on My Feet

This is the one of several posts by us outlining charities and non-profit causes near to our heart. It isn’t always about monetary donations for these groups. Tight on funds? They welcome your time and talents to help them as a volunteer as well. When it’s all said and done you feel closer and connected […]

Taking Time Off From Your Workouts During the Holidays? How Fast You Lose Fitness and Tips to Minimize the Hit

So you invested a respectable amount of hours working out this year. Maybe a couple of hundred or more? Ever wonder how long you have before your hard work starts to come undone? With the holidays upon us, taking some time off may be...Show More Summary

Don't be alarmed, USC says shooting is part of a drill

USC has warned those on campus Thursday morning that a shooting situation will be simulated inside a campus building.

Exploring the Wild West of Wine With the World Wine Guys

California is the forth largest producer of wine in the world, and yet, until Mike Desimone and Jeff Jenssen decided to tackle the great state, no book had come close to covering all of California's wine regions. From the authors ofShow More Summary

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