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MLB suspends Orioles' Brian Matusz eight games for substance on arm

In less than a week, two pitchers have gotten caught by the long arm of Major League Baseball law.

Las Vegas regular Michael Grimm lands a residency at the Hard Rock

American soul singer  Michael Grimm has become a staple in Las Vegas since winning season five of “America’s Got Talent.” Even before winning the $1-million prize, he spent 11 years performing in the city.

Rip currents threaten swimmers on 'cooler than normal' Memorial Day

A southerly swell has brought dangerous rip currents to the water from San Diego to Oxnard, and the heavy surf is forecast to become most intense on Monday as thousands flock to the beach on the final day of the holiday weekend.

Dwight Howard on Rockets' Game 3 loss: 'I saw quit' from everyone

Dwight Howard wasn't pleased by what he saw from the Houston Rockets in their loss to the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals on Saturday.

Panama City's historic district is rehabilitated, so are its gangsters

One of the first stops on Antonio James' tour of the gentrifying Casco Viejo district of Panama City is the spot where his brother was killed in a spray of bullets aimed at no one in particular.

Volunteers will be trained to help with oil spill

After days of turning away members of the public looking to help clean up in the aftermath of a large oil spill along the Santa Barbara coast last week, officials will begin training volunteers to assist in the response Monday. 

Memorial Day: Events across Southern California salute fallen veterans

In parks, cemeteries and city streets across Southern California, dozens of events Monday will commemorate Memorial Day, which pays tribute to men and women who died while in military service.

Memorial Day: Events across Southern California salute fallen veterans

In parks, cemeteries and city streets across Southern California, dozens of events Monday will commemorate Memorial Day, which pays tribute to men and women who died while in military service.

Will Ryu stir the pot or play ball with Wesson?

For the last two months, Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson was a reliable ally of Carolyn Ramsay, helping her as she ran in last week's election for the seat being vacated by her former boss, Councilman Tom LaBonge.

Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights: San Francisco Silent Film Festival Celebrates 20 Years

“Sherlock Holmes” starring William Gillette, courtesy of the San Francisco Silent Film Festival. Conceived by Melissa Chittick and Stephen Salmons as a way to share the beauty of early cinema with the world, The San Francisco Silent Film Festival celebrates … Continue reading ?

Seven new red-light cameras coming to Beverly Hills

The city plans to turn on its old cameras and add new intersections in June, bringing the total in Beverly Hills to 15.

Anne Meara, 75, and John Nash, 86

Meara, the actress and comedian, died in Manhattan. Nash, the mathematician portrayed in "A Beautiful Mind," was killed with his wife Alicia in a New Jersey taxi crash.

First grave in the LA veterans cemetery

My post for Memorial Day includes a book excerpt and a visit to Los Angeles National Cemetery.

Woman, 25, found slain in Santa Clarita home; husband arrested

A 48-year-old man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of killing his 25-year-old wife, who was found dead on the living room floor of a Santa Clarita home, authorities said.

Patrol car flips over in Malibu; 2 deputies airlifted to hospital

Two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies were airlifted to a  hospital Sunday after their patrol car overturned in Malibu, authorities said.

For the record

Disability voting: An article in the May 22 California section about a federal investigation into how California decides to strip people under limited conservatorships of the right to vote incorrectly said that an attorney for a disability rights group persuaded Stephen Lopate's court-appointed...

Pakistani tours U.S. calling for end to sectarian violence in homeland

Mohammad Jibran Nasir said it was time for him to do his part to "reclaim Pakistan" after a bombing in his native Karachi killed about 50 people in a Shiite-majority neighborhood. Nasir is Sunni.

A 'family hero' of Vietnam War will be remembered at military cemetery

Monteen Purdie cut the strings off an apron, then starched and ironed them before delicately placing them inside a card for her son.

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