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The whole story of Lucha VaVoom

 LOS ANGELES  — It's hard to say which zany circus-like act wins over the audience at Lucha VaVoom.

May 04, 2014 10:44 pm
Artwork message to ET set for launch

Artwork message to ET set for launch

If aliens ever target Earth, Jon Gibson and Amanda White are counting on them having an appreciation for pop art and a sense of humor.

August 12, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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S. Calif. fire spreads; up to 15 homes damaged

S. Calif. fire spreads; up to 15 homes damaged

CAMARILLO, Calif. - It seemed that each time wind-driven embers sparked new blazes or a wall of fire leaped a Southern California hillside and came charging toward hundreds of homes, an army of firefighters was right there to either douse or direct the flames away from humanity.

May 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Antic improv genius inspired generation of comics

Antic improv genius inspired generation of comics

LOS ANGELES - Jonathan Winters, the cherub-faced comedian whose breakneck improvisations and misfit characters inspired the likes of Robin Williams and Jim Carrey, has died. He was 87.

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Groundbreaking improv comic Jonathan Winters dies

Groundbreaking improv comic Jonathan Winters dies

Jonathan Winters, the cherub-faced comedian whose breakneck improvisations and misfit characters inspired the likes of Robin Williams and Jim Carrey, has died. He was 87.

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Restaurateur tweets no-show names

LOS ANGELES - When 20 percent of your dinner reservations don't show, what's a restaurant owner to do? Usually nothing.

April 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Paralyzed former athlete now is a force helping others with rehab needs

Paralyzed former athlete now is a force helping others with rehab needs

CLAREMONT, Calif. - As he rolls through the front door of the sprawling Claremont Club fitness center and shouts a friendly hello here and there, for just a moment it's as if nothing has changed since Hal Hargrave Jr. was the big, friendly teenage gym rat who haunted this place.

April 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

5 free things to see and do while in LA

LOS ANGELES - It's been called, sometimes derisively, a collection of 72 suburbs in search of a city.

February 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Huge collection of odd TV stuff needs a home

Huge collection of odd TV stuff needs a home

LOS ANGELES - James Comisar is the first to acknowledge that more than a few have questioned his sanity for spending the better part of 25 years collecting everything from the costume George Reeves wore in the 1950s TV show "Superman" to the entire set of "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson."

December 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Crash rekindles debate: How old is too old to drive?

LOS ANGELES - Jack Wyard is 92 and sees no reason to surrender his car keys, not to mention the freedom they give him to get up and go anywhere he wants, whenever he wants.

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Muere Ray Bradbury, autor de "Las crónicas marcianas"

Muere Ray Bradbury, autor de "Las crónicas marcianas"

LOS ANGELES.– Ray Bradbury, el maestro de la ficción científica y la fantasía que transformó sus sueños de infancia y temores de la Guerra Fría en marcianos telepáticos, monstruos marinos enfermos de amor y la visión desoladora de un futuro distorsionado en el cual los bomberos queman libros…

June 06, 2012 2:37 pm Photos

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Ray Bradbury, author of 'Fahrenheit 451,' dies

Ray Bradbury, author of 'Fahrenheit 451,' dies

Ray Bradbury, the science fiction-fantasy master who transformed his childhood dreams and Cold War fears into telepathic Martians, lovesick sea monsters, and, in uncanny detail, the high-tech, book-burning future of "Fahrenheit 451," has died. He was 91.

June 06, 2012 8:56 am Photos

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Octomom could soon become Homeless Mom

LOS ANGELES — From Miracle Mom to Octomom and now, perhaps soon, Homeless Mom, the bizarre life of Nadya Suleman and her 14 children has been a subject that rarely fails to hit a nerve among those who have followed her personal soap opera.

May 04, 2012 9:14 pmLoading…
Revisiting a dark day in LA

Revisiting a dark day in LA

LOS ANGELES - Henry Keith Watson remembers April 29, 1992, as if it happened just last week. History won't allow him to forget it.

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Public unsure who's to blame for gas prices

LOS ANGELES - Families canceling vacations. Fishermen watching their profits burn up along with their boats' gasoline. Drivers buying only a few gallons of gas at a time because they can't afford to fill the tank.

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Porn makers dismiss Santorum attack as pandering

LOS ANGELES — The U.S. porn industry’s movers and shakers accused Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Monday of pandering to conservative voters when he vowed to crack down on their business if elected.

March 19, 2012 4:04 pmLoading…
Banda-bandit suspected in CA tuba thefts

Banda-bandit suspected in CA tuba thefts

LOS ANGELES  — They’ve still got their trombones and their trumpets, their cornets and their clarinets.

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Coroner IDs man whose head was found in Hollywood Hills

LOS ANGELES — Coroner's officials on Friday identified a man whose dismembered head, hands and feet were found in a Hollywood park as a 66-year-old from Los Angeles, and police continued to hunt for his killer.

January 20, 2012 9:09 pmLoading…
Driver survives 200-foot plunge, 6 days in Calif. crash

Driver survives 200-foot plunge, 6 days in Calif. crash

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. — A physician says a 67-year-old man found alive after his car plunged 200 feet off a California mountain road some six days ago told him he collided with an oncoming car after being temporarily blinded by the headlights.

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Muere el artista chicano Gilbert ‘Magú’ Luján

ARCADIA, California.– Las obras coloridas y expresivas del representante del movimiento artístico chicano Gilbert "Magú" Luján llegaron a cubrir de todo, desde las paredes del metro hasta los museos más prestigiosos.

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Schwarzenegger puts acting career on hold

LOS ANGELES - Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger delayed his Hollywood comeback Thursday as he braced for what could be a costly divorce prompted by revelations that he had an affair and child with a housekeeper who worked for his family for 20 years.

May 19, 2011 9:15 pmLoading…

Reporte sobre hijo de Schwarzenegger crea escándalo en medios

BAKERSFIELD, California.– La revelación de que Arnold Schwarzenegger tuvo un hijo fuera de su matrimonio con una ex empleada doméstica se convirtió en la primera plana de los tabloides el miércoles.

May 19, 2011 9:33 amLoading…
Rocanrolean enseñando en universidades

Rocanrolean enseñando en universidades

LOS ANGELES.- Podrían haberse quedado fuera de las listas de éxitos. Algunos a lo mejor perdieron la musa. Pero en estos días, estrellas de rock de antaño no tienen que preocuparse por caer en el olvido, al menos no siempre que haya universidades.

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A radio oddity, Dr. Demento going Web-only The Dr. online

A radio oddity, Dr. Demento going Web-only The Dr. online

LOS ANGELES - Listen closely, that's the sound of demented music dying that you're hearing on your radio.

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Accidentes en botellas de vino significan negocios para una firma

Accidentes en botellas de vino significan negocios para una firma

LOS ANGELES.- Cada vez que un distribuidor o un viñatero deja caer una caja y se rompe una botella, manchando las demás, la gente de la firma Accidental Wine Company se frota las manos: Sin este tipo de accidentes, la empresa no existiría.

February 12, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Nightclubs that cater to plus-sized partiers begin to weigh in

Nightclubs that cater to plus-sized partiers begin to weigh in

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Move over, it’s Saturday night at Club Bounce and people are bouncing onto the dance floor in a big, big way.

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2 months on, no final word on Jackson's burial

LOS ANGELES — He spent the last few years of his life on a globe-trotting odyssey, and now in death Michael Jackson still seems unable to find a permanent home.

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Fans of Raymond Chandler tour his haunts on mean streets of LA

Fans of Raymond Chandler tour his haunts on mean streets of LA

LOS ANGELES — The thought hit as soon as the bus pulled up: "I needed a drink, I needed a lot of life insurance, I needed a vacation, I needed a home in the country. What I had was a coat, a hat and a gun."

June 28, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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Doctor's car searched for clues in Jackson's death

LOS ANGELES — Police investigating Michael Jackson's death looked into his medical treatment Friday, seeking to interview one of the pop king's doctors and seizing a car that they said may contain drugs or other evidence.

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Police focus on medical treatment in Michael Jackson death

LOS ANGELES — Police investigating Michael Jackson’s death looked into his medical treatment Friday, seeking to interview one of the pop king’s doctors and seizing a car that they said may contain drugs or other evidence.

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The Donald gives Miss California the boot

The Donald gives Miss California the boot

LOS ANGELES — Miss California USA Carrie Prejean, who stirred up trouble for herself when she said gays shouldn’t be allowed to marry, got two dreaded words from pageant poobah Donald Trump on Wednesday: “You’re fired.”

June 10, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Facebooker, Tweeter or Spacer: Who are you?

LOS ANGELES — As the Twitter juggernaut roars across the Internet seemingly unobstructed, meet at least one guy who has angrily placed himself in its path.

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Pageant official quits over Miss. Calif. decision

LOS ANGELES — Former Miss USA Shanna Moakler resigned as co-executive director of the Miss California USA pageant on Wednesday, saying she no longer believes in the organization because of pageant owner Donald Trump’s decision to let the state’s controversial title holder keep her crown.

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Miss Calif. USA still has crown, at least for now

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Miss California USA Carrie Prejean got the word from angry beauty pageant officials Monday — they aren’t happy with her ducking out of official appearances to proselytize against gay marriage, and if they could they would probably rip that tiara right off her head.

May 11, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
X-rated star Marilyn Chambers dies at 56

X-rated star Marilyn Chambers dies at 56

LOS ANGELES — Marilyn Chambers, the pretty Ivory Snow soap girl who helped bring hard-core adult films into the mainstream consciousness when she starred in the explicit 1972 movie “Behind the Green Door,” has died at 56.

April 13, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Beatle Harrison to get own star on Walk

LOS ANGELES — Paul McCartney may have a knighthood, but it's George Harrison who is receiving the royal treatment from the Hollywood Walk of Fame this month.

April 05, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Kiss guitarist Paul Stanley displays artistic side

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — When it comes to glam rock stars, Paul Stanley always could wield that makeup brush with the best of them.

March 16, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

$#$%##! LA County to seek cuss-free week

LOS ANGELES – Pay no attention to that eerie silence in the nation's most populous county this week; it will simply be the sound of 10 million people not cussing.

March 02, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Octomom fell fast from Miracle Mom to punch line

LOS ANGELES — It seems so long ago now, but for just a day or two last month Nadya Suleman was known as Miracle Mom, the amazing woman who gave birth to the longest-surviving set of octuplets.

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Chris Brown says he’s `sorry and saddened’

LOS ANGELES — Chris Brown, who was arrested a week ago in connection with a domestic violence investigation, said Sunday he is “sorry and saddened” by what happened and is seeking counseling from his pastor and loved ones.

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Octuplets’ mom says she had 6 embryos implanted

Octuplets’ mom says she had 6 embryos implanted

WHITTIER, Calif. — The mother of newborn octuplets says she had six embryos implanted in her fertility procedure — far more than industry guidelines recommend under ordinary circumstances — and was well aware that multiple births could result.

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Octuplet mom got more than $165K in disability

Octuplet mom got more than $165K in disability

WHITTIER, Calif. — Reporters from all over the map have camped outside her doorstep and surrounded the hospital where she gave birth to eight healthy babies last week, but people still don’t know much about Nadya Suleman. That’s about to change.

February 05, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Octuplets mom is not getting showered with gifts

LOS ANGELES — Where is the lifetime supply of diapers, formula and baby wipes? The free van? The brand-new house?

February 03, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

The wealthy turn stealthy as economy weakens

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Throwing your money around is so pre-recession.

January 27, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Maher and Shandling honor George Carlin at service

LOS ANGELES — He was the comedian who actually said the seven words you can never say on television, but close friends and family members remembered George Carlin as a man who, when he was off stage, had only a kind word for everyone he met.

July 01, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

Woman's 'Wing House' takes flight in Malibu

MALIBU, Calif. — The neighborhood already has a house that scientists say looks like a giant atom smasher, and nearby there is another that is perched on a cylindrical tower and looks like a flying saucer. Yet when Francie Rehwald moves into her new digs sometime next year, she'll have them …

June 27, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

Is 'Waverly Place' star becoming the next Miley?

LOS ANGELES - She's a wizard, but 15-year-old Selena Gomez knows that just waving her wand isn't going to turn her into the next Miley Cyrus.

June 17, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

James Garner hospitalized after stroke

LOS ANGELES — James Garner, who was hospitalized late last week after suffering a minor stroke, is doing well and should be going home shortly, the veteran television and film star's publicist said Tuesday.

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Gentle show for kids is literary, too

Gentle show for kids is literary, too

LOS ANGELES — He's the special-effects wizard who seems to visit the Academy Awards every other year to collect an Oscar for a "Lord of the Rings" film. But it's a gentle, animated children's show about a medieval knight and her goofy, fire-breathing dragon that captures most of Richard Tayl…

April 03, 2008 12:00 am Photos

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Jackson lawyer: Neverland auction off

Jackson lawyer: Neverland auction off

LOS OLIVOS, Calif. — Michael Jackson still has Neverland, having cut an 11th-hour deal Thursday to keep it off the auction block.

March 14, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

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