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American Apparel worker files complaint accusing company of intimidation

A worker at American Apparel has filed a charge against the Los Angeles apparel marker, alleging that a company security guard "accosted and interrogated" her after she attended a meeting to discuss workplace issues.

Clippers' DeAndre Jordan gets the rebound but fails to take the shot

The last play of regulation was a confusing one, especially for Clippers center DeAndre Jordan.

Cloud chasing over downtown L.A.

Noral Feddal and her friend braved the weekend's heavy rain and hail to shoot photos of the storm clouds.

'Road Hard' starts and stops en route to sweet destination

Jokes, anger and sentimentality mix uneasily in comedian Adam Carolla's directorial debut (with co-writer Kevin Hench), "Road Hard." Carolla plays embittered, divorced, near-has-been stand-up Bruce Madsen, once the co-host of a hit TV show but since sidelined to the lonely, city-hopping club...

Gonzaga, BYU entering WCC tournament with clear agendas

There are clear agendas when the West Coast Conference tournament begins Friday.

NBA officiating report notes incorrect late call in Lakers' loss to Heat

The Lakers (16-44) lost a close battle in Miami to the Heat (27-33), falling, 100-94, on Wednesday night.

Britain has enduring responsibility for democracy in Hong Kong, report says

Britain has an “enduring moral responsibility” to ensure that Hong Kong is “democratic, stable and prosperous,” and diplomats should do more to uphold the treaty that governed the former territory’s return to China 18 years ago, a Parliament committee says.

'Kidnapping Mr. Heineken' brews up a B-movie crime tale

"Kidnapping Mr. Heineken" is exactly what it promises, a story about the 1982 abduction of Dutch brewery mogul Freddy Heineken by a band of five desperate, tight-knit criminal novices.

Huntington Beach imposes moratorium on new massage parlors

Huntington Beach city leaders have imposed a 45-day moratorium of new massage parlors in the beach town after the number of massage business skyrocketed from eight to 74 in a five-year span.

Coroner's official release identity of homeless man killed by LAPD

Coroner’s officials on Thursday released the identity of a homeless man who was shot and killed by Los Angeles police officers Sunday in skid row.

Weekend Planner: 22 Things To Do In Los Angeles

Here's what's happening in L.A. this weekend. [ more › ]

Revisiting My Riot Grrrl Days: 'Alien She' Is An Exhibit Worth The Drive To OC

When I first started sneaking out to shows, exactly who was actually playing was incidental to me—I was mostly just there to taste freedom and be around cool people that didn't go to my high school. [ more › ]

Orange County Lawyer Proposes Loony Law To Kill The Gays

In order to gay-proof his law, section (e) of the statute says that the law cannot be overturned by any court except the Supreme Court of California, and only if the all of the judges are not "sodomites" or some other kind of deviant. [ more › ]

Daniel von Bargen dies at 64; actor had recurring role on 'Seinfeld'

Daniel von Bargen, a character actor whose movie and TV roles included George Costanza's dimwitted boss Mr. Kruger on "Seinfeld," has died. He was 64.

Kings' Trevor Lewis rediscovers scoring touch

It was natural for Trevor Lewis to be a scorer when he was a kid playing hockey in Salt Lake City.

Alec Baldwin suggests Brian Williams lied to please his audience

While most in the media will only go public with statements of shock and disbelief at Brian Williams' on-air exaggerations that led to his six-month suspension, Alec Baldwin offered up a more psychological reasoning.

Occidental Petroleum settles Peru pollution case

Indigenous communities that sued Occidental Petroleum Corp. over contamination in Peru's northern Amazon have reached an out-of-court settlement in which the oil company will pay them an undisclosed sum.

Ferguson report's racist details: more of the same, but still shocking

In Seattle, two officers held back the arms of a woman while a third squirted pepper spray in her face and punched her in the ribs. In East Haven, Conn., Latinos were twice as likely to be given traffic citations as whites. In Newark, N.J., blacks accounted for 80% of pedestrians stopped by...

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