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We're all in the clean-plate club, researchers conclude

Seems that most of us take to heart the common admonition to clean our plates, at least when we fill them ourselves.

New database details pay of California public school employees

Last year, James Hammond, the superintendent of the Montclair-Ontario Unified School District in the Inland Empire, was paid $492,077. Jonathan Eagan, the principal of a junior high school in the Bay Area city of Martinez made $279,...

Women found guilty in fatal Santa Ana nightclub beating

Two women were convicted Thursday afternoon of kicking a 23-year-old newlywed to death during a chaotic and violent brawl outside a trendy Santa Ana nightclub.

Man says possibly pregnant woman he shot dead had robbed him before

A Long Beach man who shot and killed a woman who he said was pregnant also claims she and her accomplice had stolen from him before.

Verdict reached in killing of newlywed at nightclub in Santa Ana

A verdict has been reached in the case of a 23-year-old newlywed beaten to death during a chaotic  brawl outside a trendy Santa Ana nightclub. It is expected to be read within the next hour.

President Obama hits 'corporate deserters' in populist L.A. speech

Tearing into companies he dubbed “corporate deserters,” President Obama on Thursday launched an election-year push to make it harder for U.S. companies to avoid paying taxes.

Venice Film Festival lineup includes David Gordon Green, Fatih Akin

Andrew Niccol's military drama "Good Kill," David Gordon Green's ex-con tale "Manglehorn" and Abel Ferrara's biopic "Pasolini" are among the films joining Alejandro González Iñárritu's black comedy "Birdman" in competition at the 71st Venice International Film Festival, organizers announced...

LAPD probing allegations commanders falsified police patrol levels

The Los Angeles Police Department has opened an investigation into allegations that command staff in some of the city’s police stations have falsified records to artificially inflate the number of officers listed as being on patrol to comply with department regulations.

Bomb threat briefly shuts down LAX's Tom Bradley Terminal

The Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport was briefly evacuated Thursday after police received a bomb threat.

ESPN's SEC Network reaches distribution deal with Time Warner Cable

ESPN's new SEC Network scored another touchdown with Time Warner Cable signing a deal to carry the new network.

Electronic Arts founder Trip Hawkins expands educational gaming app

Trip Hawkins' educational gaming company If You Can on Thursday released an expansion of its iPad game that aims to teach children lessons about social and emotional behavior.

Obama makes a pit stop at Canter's Deli

President Obama stopped by Canter’s Deli in the Fairfax District on Thursday, surprising diners and staff at the iconic deli.

Shoplifter fleeing Macy's douses guard with pepper spray, police say

A woman who allegedly pepper-spayed a security guard as she bolted from a Macy's department store with $400 in stolen clothing is being sought by police in Santa Ana.

Hero vs. superhuman: 'Hercules' to battle 'Lucy' in weekend box office

Greek-hero movie "Hercules” may not out-muscle superhuman “Lucy” in the box office this weekend.

Girl taken from L.A. custody hearing is found in Arizona, police say

A 2-year-old girl who was allegedly abducted by her parents during a custody hearing Wednesday morning in Los Angeles County Superior Court was found late Wednesday night in Arizona, authorities said.

Chinese USC grad student found dead in apartment; police investigating

Los Angeles police say a 24-year-old USC graduate student from China who was found dead Thursday at an apartment near campus may have been the victim of an assault.

Garcetti uses YouTube to explain contract offer to LAPD officers

Days after Los Angeles police union leaders threatened to bar city officials from meeting directly with their members, Mayor Eric Garcetti released a video on YouTube making his case for the city’s latest contract offer directly to officers.

Obama stops in Canters for some lunch chat

Between the Brentwood high-roller breakfast and Trade-Tech, President Obama made a stop on Fairfax to have lunch and swap some stories.

Long Beach Dining: Two New Places, One Obvious Choice

In the entertainment area of Pine Avenue, Long Beach, CA from the ocean (Gladstones, PF Chang's, Outback, Boston's and five other eateries) up to Fourth Street (sorry those of you beyond, the revitalization of Pine Street has visually stalled) there's a variety of food and entertainment options. Show More Summary

No air conditioner? L.A. County releases 'beat the heat' Google map

As the recent heat wave sends temperatures soaring across Los Angeles County today, officials released an electronic map with locations where residents can seek relief.

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