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From the Archives: Celebrating Barbra Streisand's Oscar win

The previous night, actress Barbra Streisand received an Oscar for her leading role as Fanny Brice in the movie “Funny Girl.” In a rare tie, Streisand shared the award with actress Katharine Hepburn for her role as Eleanor of Aquitaine in “The Lion in Winter.” The musical “On a Clear Day You Can...

Neighborhood Spotlight: Central Richmond

The Richmond district is a massive neighborhood of parallel and perpendicular streets with its southern border meeting Golden Gate Park and the Presidio to its north. With the Pacific Ocean at its west, the area is known for its heavy fog and brisk weather with a wind chill factor unique to its location. [ more › ]

Get A Haircut, Do Some Good

If you're due for a haircut, you can help a domestic abuse survivor if you wait until early next week.Hair Cuttery says, "Stop in for a haircut on Monday, May 1st or Tuesday, May 2nd, and we'll donate a free haircut certificate to aShow More Summary

Concert review and photos: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers highlight 40 years of rock in Atlanta

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene It started, fittingly enough, with the first song from the first album that Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers produced 40-ish years ago – “Rockin’ Around (With You)” – and ended with...

Nearly 20,000 lose power in L.A. County as strong winds topple trees

Nearly 20,000 customers lost power late Thursday as powerful winds hit Los Angeles County, toppling trees and damaging electric lines. The winds ranged from 15 to 40 mph, but the National Weather Service said gusts could reach 65 mph in parts of the L.A. County mountains. More than 14,300 Los Angeles...

A townhouse sets a sales record on East 64th Street

The 23,575-square-foot, 5-story townhouse at 19 E. 64th St. was sold for $79.5 million April 3, setting a city record for townhouses and ending a long-running saga on a block known for dramatic deals... To view the full story, click the title link.

A slow rise for city's solar capacity

The good news for environmentalists is that New York City's solar capacity has eclipsed 100 megawatts, having risen by 333% in the past three-plus years. The bad news is that 100 megawatts isn't all... To view the full story, click the title link.

A flawed decision on TransPerfect

Earlier this year the Delaware Supreme Court decided it was okay for government to force an individual to sell his business. As an entrepreneur, this scares me. If you own a business, it should scare... To view the full story, click the title link.

Prison inmate escapes from L.A. County halfway house after his GPS monitor is removed

A state prison inmate serving out the rest of his sentence at a Los Angeles halfway house managed to escape Thursday after his GPS device was removed, authorities said. The search for Chance Locke, 47, began at about 1:30 p.m., when officials learned that his GPS device was removed while he was...

A Night with Nancy Silverton in Boulder

The famed chef brought some Mozza magic to Colorado For one night only, Frasca Food and Wine became home to acclaimed chef Nancy Silverton. The restaurateur, iconic baker, chef, and author has been recognized, among other honors, with James Beard Foundation awards for Outstanding Chef and Outstanding Pastry Chef. Show More Summary

In Watts, foodie haven Locol cooks up a healthier lifestyle — and a new outlook

It was lunchtime Thursday, and the cooks at Locol had kicked into high gear. They quickly placed beef patties on the grill and scooped fries onto paper plates as the line at the front counter began to grow. Some customers were there for the $5 cheeseburger, while others opted for the $7 garden...

Trump order could open California coast, Arctic to new oil and gas drilling

President Trump on Friday is expected to sign an executive order that could open large parts of the Pacific, Arctic and Atlantic oceans to new oil and gas drilling, a prospect that elicited a fierce backlash in California and elsewhere even before details of the order were clear. The move, which...

Man shot and killed near South L.A. supermarket

A 28-year-old man was shot and killed Thursday in an alley next to a South Los Angeles supermarket, police said. The shooting was reported just before 4 p.m. near the Smart & Final store at Crenshaw Boulevard and 29th Street, Los Angeles Police Officer Tony Im said. The man was pronounced dead...

Eighth-grader sold pot-laced gummy bears to fellow students, authorities say

An eighth-grader at a San Diego County middle school has been arrested on suspicion of selling marijuana gummy bears to other students, some whom got sick, officials said. The unidentified male student at Bonita Vista Middle School is suspected of selling the drug-laced candy to several other students...

Garcetti budget would reduce police patrols in neighborhoods and increase response times, LAPD union warns

The union that represents Los Angeles police officers launched a broadside against Mayor Eric Garcetti’s budget on Thursday, warning that the spending plan will divert funds away from neighborhood patrols and to the policing of Metro buses and trains. Garcetti’s budget proposal for 2017-18 calls...

Woman killed outside Northern California wildlife museum

A woman was shot and killed Thursday outside a wildlife sanctuary in a suburban area of Northern California, authorities said. The woman was slain about 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Walnut Creek, an affluent city about 25 miles east of San Francisco. Walnut Creek police said she was shot outside the Lindsay...

Day Around The Bay: Ann Coulter Absent, Berkeley Protesters Arrive Anyway, 2 Arrested

A fatal shooting in Walnut Creek, BART delays on the Richmond line, and more. [ more › ]

ICYMI: Why Bootleggers Are Smuggling Delicious Butter Into Wisconsin

Plus, how many U.S. jobs are linked with NAFTA, a serial killer in Phoenix, the Cassini spacecraft swings by Saturn, and much more! [ more › ]

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