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Los Angeles News 02/2012 (Page 8)



Missing Alhambra woman found dead in Monterey Park
MONTEREY PARK - An Alhambra woman who went missing in Alhambra Friday was found dead at a Monterey Park motel Saturday in what was initially believed to be a suicide, authorities said. Alhambra police sought the public's help Saturday in finding ...

Adult education on LAUSD chopping block
By Barbara Jones, Staff Writer Students look on as Aldo Robles discusses an engine component during a engine performance class at the West Valley Occupational Center in Woodland Hills on Feb. 8, 2012. Funding to the center may be reduced due to state ...

Snooki Wears Big Bow at 54th Grammy Awards Red Carpet (PHOTOS)
Snooki appears to have given up on her famous poof and replaced it with huge bow headbands instead. The Jersey Shore star flaunted her figure in a curve-hugging black and animal-print dress as she hit the red carpet at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards ...

President Obama to present UCLA professor with prestigious National Humanities ...
President Obama to present UCLA professor with prestigious National Humanities ...

LA's trash industry gets ready to rumble
A proposal from a labor-allied group would arrange the privately run portion of LA's trash industry into 11 zones with exclusive contracts — a big change from the 140-plus haulers operating now. At City Terrace Recycling, workers sort the contents of ...

Simi Valley to weigh enforcement options for likely condom ordinance
By Mike Harris Los Angeles' new porn condom ordinance might be "self-enforcing" to some degree, says the councilman who sponsored the law. That's an approach that will definitely not be taken by Simi Valley, which soon is expected to adopt its own ...

The unused, unloved, and unmoving Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
Thursday night marked my what has become mostly a once a year event for me: a trip to a UCLA basketball game. This year, that became more complicated because Pauley Pavilion is being renovated. Nearly all of the sports that require an indoor arena ...

Suddenly, the pressure is off
Some college-bound teens already know where they are going next, but even if they don't, they've done all they can for now. It's time to kick back. Elliott Lee, 17, who goes to Arcadia High school, is trying his chances at nine California state ...

Why Conservative Movies Outperform Liberal Ones
The Hollywood Reporter wrote this week about Dr. Ted Baehr's Movieguide Awards, handed out to the most family friendly films of the year. According to the Reporter, “The report praises such 2011 releases as Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, ...

LA Coliseum Commission officials cash in on unused sick leave
Executives use sick-day stash accumulated over up to 35 years to boost their public pension benefits and to receive lump-sum payments worth thousands. John Sandbrook, interim general manager of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and a retired University ...

UCLA Basketball Thoughts: In the Abyss of Irrelevance
by Nestor on Feb 13, 2012 5:00 AM PST in Basketball Last week we were talking about Ben Howland team making a season-saving run in our remaining regular season games to somehow get into the Big Dance. The closing stretch on paper at least was set up ...

Daily Connect
Feb 13th 2012 9:00AM Britney went on a date with Justin, but she isn't quite sure what to make of it. As she recounts their night together to her friends, there seems to be more and more wrong with Justin. First of all... Read More » Feb 13th 2012 ...

First of Two Storms to Arrive Monday
The first of two Pacific storms expected this week rolled toward Los Angeles early Monday. The forecast includes showers, winds, high surf, low temperatures, and dangerous driving conditions in Southern California mountains. Showers were moving through ...

NASCAR Irwindale Track Closing
Toyota Speedway at Irwindale, in eastern LA County, is closing, according to media reports. | February 13, 2012 | Irwindale Speedway By David Green, Correspondent | Published Feb 13, 2012 Toyota Speedway at Irwindale, in eastern LA County, is closing, ...

'The Education of Auma Obama' Screens Today at PAFF
*As the confluence of unique perspectives of filmmakers from around the world continues at the Pan African Film Festival (PAFF), this year audiences will find the perfect setting to gaze upon The Education of Auma Obama. The film is a documentary about ...

Pomona College Launches New Internships Program
By Somaiah Kambiranda | February 13, 2012 at 7:59 am | News | 0 comments | | Pomona College recently launched a new Summer Internship Program (SIP) to augment their pre-existing Pomona College Internship Program (PCIP) and Summer Undergraduate Research ...

Variety Settles Long-Running Lawsuit Against LA Punk Band (Exclusive)
The trade newspaper claimed The Vandals breached a deal to stop using an album cover that contained lettering similar to its trademarked logo. Variety has settled its protracted lawsuit against Los Angeles punk band The Vandals over an album cover that ...

Ninth Circuit Rejects Claim by Family of Man Slain by Deputy
By KENNETH OFGANG, Staff Writer The parents of a 25-year old man killed by a Los Angeles sheriff's deputy as he and his girlfriend were attempting to flee in a stolen truck cannot pursue a federal civil rights claim against the county, ...

CA Publishes Ruling in Red Light Camera Case
By a MetNews Staff Writer The Court of Appeal for this district Friday ordered publication of its Jan. 23 ruling that the use of photographs and the testimony of a police officer who wasn't present to prove that a motorist ran a red light violated the ...

Annual Lincoln Remembrance Draws Record Crowd in Westwood
The annual Abraham Lincoln Remembrance at the Los Angeles National Cemetery in Westwood yesterday drew what organizer Duke Russell said was a record crowd of about 500. Russell credited efforts by American Legion Post 43 in Hollywood and Birmingham ...

Many SB County residents are without health insurance
By ALEJANDRO CANO The so-called Great Recession has impacted the financial stability of hundreds of thousands of Californians, increasing the rate of uninsured residents by 400000 in 2009 compared to 2007, according to a recent study by the UCLA Center ...

Krekorian Assumes Budget Committee Chairmanship
LOS ANGELES—The Los Angeles City Council reorganized itself into new committees last month, with Councilmember Paul Krekorian taking the helm as chairman of the Budget and Finance Committee. In response, he released the following statement: “During a ...

Forthcoming Study Comes Amidst Legal Threat Over Leaded Aviation Fuel - Long Beach Business Journal
By Sean Belk - Staff Writer February 14, 2012 - A regional air pollution control agency in Southern California, in conjunction with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), is planning a first-ever comprehensive study of the air quality levels of ...

Pencil This In: A Coolhaus Party, Talking Politics in WeHo and Music for a ...
Pencil This In: A Coolhaus Party, Talking Politics in WeHo and Music for a ...

All heart: UCLA docs guide mom with heart condition through birth, operate on ...
All heart: UCLA docs guide mom with heart condition through birth, operate on ...

Larry Flynt Shows Up at Re-Opening of Hustler Hollywood
There are always a number of predictable characters at sexually-themed events in Los Angeles: the men whose expectant faces reveal that they're secretly hoping to see a porn star; the women whose constant adjustment of their skintight garments reveals ...

Prof Wins National Humanities Medal
A Los Angeles Times blog and the Chronicle of Higher Education reported Friday that Teofilo F. Ruiz, distinguished professor in the UCLA departments of history and of Spanish and Portuguese, had been selected to receive a 2011 National Humanities Medal ...

Motion Passed May Change LAUSD Truancy Law
By Jonathan Gonzalez Students who are perpetually late to school might be facing community service instead of hefty fines. A new proposal could eliminate monetary fines for Los Angeles Unified School District students who can't seem to show up to ...

A mysterious King of Hearts rules over the Hollywood Hills
Long, meandering explorations of Hollywoodland reveal a trail of painted hearts and so much more that is invisible to the harried drivers of our teeming streets. The King of Hearts has left painted hearts all over Beachwood Canyon in Hollywood, ...

TED's First-ever Business School Partnership Designed to Immerse UCLA Anderson ...
TED's First-ever Business School Partnership Designed to Immerse UCLA Anderson ...


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