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3 killed in San Diego County crash were students from Japan

The three people killed and five others injured in a single-car crash in northern San Diego County late Thursday were from Japan and studying at Palomar Community College in San Marcos, officials said. All were ages 18 to 22.

The Elm Headlines Taste of Williamsburg; Bees Knees Spicy Honey Hits Whole Foods

• The Elm is headlining Taste Williamsburg on September 7. Tickets on sale here. [Grub Street] • Cherry Izakaya will be launching a happy hour this coming Monday. It’ll run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and include discounted drinks and snacks. Show More Summary

Korean Mexican Fusion Restaurant Opening In “Out of the Pan” Location on Clairemont

Parker sends in this pic of a sign hanging in the window of the Out of the Pan restaurant at 105 Clairemont Ave.

Which Illinois Communities Have High Median Rents?

Fewer Americans are making homeownership a top priority than before the recession and accompanying housing market collapse, according to the Washington Post. Only 61 percent say owning a house is emblematic of the American Dream, 17 percent lower than the high point in 1986. Show More Summary

Go Home Already: Rise

End-of-day news: Charter school leader opposes plan to set aside seats for at-risk students, and more. [ more › ]

On Keeping My Grandfather's Spirit Alive

The story began in July 1923 in Brooklyn, NY. A boy named Leonardo was born to a Sicilian father, Carmelo, and Italian mother, Rose. "Leo," as he was called, was later joined by six sisters and one brother. My favorite story about Leo's upbringing occurred when he was just a boy, he told me, working in the Soho neighborhood of Manhattan. Show More Summary

NJ Warns Teens Not To Set Themselves On Fire

The state of New Jersey has been forced to issue an emergency bulletin reminding teenagers that lighting oneself on fire, while extremely cool and hip, will ultimately end in sadness, severe disfigurement and possibly death. [ more ...

Yes, You Can Wear An ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Costume This Halloween

You've seen Patrick Stewart sip Scotch like a boss, held an office-wide debate over whether Benedict Cumberbatch or Tom Hiddleston wears a wet T-shirt better, and felt shame when your best friend failed to tag you in her Facebook video. Show More Summary

Couple with fake babies tries to enter hospital maternity ward

Police are investigating a Merced couple who twice tried to gain access into a local hospital's maternity ward while holding two dolls resembling real babies.

A Twitter Bot Is Helping the Chicago DOH Shut Down Dirty Restaurants

Just don't drop your iPhone in the toilet. The Chicago Department of Public Health has got itself a nifty Twitter bot that scouts out casual reports of food-borne illness by searching for the words food poisoning — it's presumably too...Show More Summary

Tonight in Music: Nacho Picasso, Blood Brothers, Dropdead and Zeke!

20 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

SURREALISM AND SWAGGER: NACHO PICASSO'S NOCTURNAL RAPS High & Mighty by Nacho Picasso (Crocodile) Nacho Picasso is one of the top rappers in the 206. He has released a stream of excellent albums, the most recent of which, High & Mighty,...Show More Summary

The Little Monsters Ball 2014

Location: The Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Highway Long Beach, CA 90802 Queen Mary Website: Click here Description: For Halloween 2014, the Queen Mary offers the 3rd annual Little Monsters Ball, including a costume contest, on October 31, from 4pm to 6pm. Show More Summary

What Will Mark Driscoll Say When He Returns to Mars Hill Church This Sunday?

20 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Mars Hill Church This is Mark Driscoll's mouth. What's going to come out of it on Sunday? The last time Mark Driscoll spoke publicly to Mars Hill Church, he was supposed to be putting out fires. Mars Hill was facing a lot of controversy—much...Show More Summary

Why Should I Live In Grant Park?

You want to know why you should live in Grant Park, and I’m going to tell you.  But first, I need to tell you where you should live: my new listing at 493 Robinson Lane. For starters, let’s get visual:                 It’s two blocks from the park, ridiculously… read more » The post Why Should I Live In Grant Park? appeared first on A is for Atlanta.

Overheard in D.C.: Kids These Days

Times change. Kids are into a lot of different things these days. [ more › ]

D.C.'s Doggie Day Swim Set For September 6

  At the Randall, Upshur and Francis pools. [ more › ]

Monday: TV Celebrates TV on TV at the Emmys!

20 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

PopArt/Shutterstock And we wouldn't miss it for the world. As I've crowed in the past, appearing on live television is one of the most generous and dangerous things a celebrity can do, and a whole bunch of them will be doing it thisShow More Summary

Three To See: This Week's Theater Recommendations

A murder mystery, a one-man historical drama and a heart-wrenching coming-of-age story, all on the Chicago stage this week. [ more › ]

Rauner term limits question won't appear on November ballot

Illinois voters won’t get the chance to impose eight-year limits on state lawmakers after the state Supreme Court today refused to hear an appeal of lower court rulings that found the proposed constitutional amendment to be unconstitutional.

D.C. Tax Office Employee Gets Jail Time For Stealing From Military Member

The former D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue employee stole $114,166. [ more › ]

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