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  • Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    The latest wave of sandwich shops (Hero Shop, Superba Food + Bread, Trencher) and modern Vietnamese cafes (East Borough, Phorage) in Los Angeles have generated tantalizing new spins on banh mi, the beloved Vietnamese sandwich that is the culinary result of French colonialism in Southeast Asia. ...

  • Five Chinese restaurants where MSG isn't on the menu

    Five Chinese restaurants where MSG isn't on the menu

    Monosodium glutamate: Love it or hate it? Some people are convinced it’s toxic, though there isn't much science behind that claim. Others compare it with table salt. Regardless of which camp you fall into, it’s no secret that MSG is used heavily in restaurants – especially in traditional Chinese...

  • The A to Z of Los Angeles pizza

    The A to Z of Los Angeles pizza

    In celebration of National Pizza Day, here's a run-down of Los Angeles pizza, including go-to delivery spots, Chicago-style, New York-style, Neapolitan-style and New York-Naples hybrids. Here's where to get your gooey, cheesy, melty, crispy- and/or chewy-crusted pizza fix. 800 Degrees Neapolitan...

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  • Authorities search for inmate who escaped from fire camp near Acton

    Authorities search for inmate who escaped from fire camp near Acton

    A minimum-security inmate has escaped from the Acton Conservation Camp in Los Angeles County, a fire camp that houses some inmates who help battle brush fires across the state. Miguel Velasquez, 22, was last seen Thursday just before midnight during an inmate count, according to a news release...

  • Thunderstorms hit mountain, desert areas of Southern California

    Thunderstorms hit mountain, desert areas of Southern California

    Powerful thunderstorms pounded mountain and desert areas of Southern California on Monday, dropping steady amounts of rain. The storms, sparked by moist air from the remnants of Tropical Storm Ivo, were reported from the Antelope Valley in Los Angeles County to the desert areas of San Bernardino...

  • One person killed in wrong-way head-on collision on 14 Freeway

    One person was killed when a wrong-way driver heading south on the northbound 14 Freeway crashed head-on into another vehicle in Acton early Saturday, according to the CHP. The accident near Escondido Canyon Road forced temporary closure of the northbound lanes of the freeway, said Officer Cheyenne...

  • Wrong-way driver causes crash that shuts northbound 14 Freeway

    Wrong-way driver causes crash that shuts northbound 14 Freeway

    Officials closed all lanes of the northbound 14 Freeway between Santa Clarita and Palmdale on Monday afternoon after, they said, at least three people were injured by a wrong-way driver. About six vehicles were involved in the crash near near Agua Dulce Canyon Road, the California Highway Patrol...

  • Artavia, Glendale football sprint past Vasquez for victory

    Football: Quarterback has four scores in Nitros' 35-14 nonleague win to break losing streak.

  • Man arrested on suspicion of killing his stepson during a birthday party

    Deputies arrested a 76-year-old man Saturday on suspicion of fatally shooting his stepson during a birthday party, authorities said.  Deputies from the Victorville Police Department responded to the 13900 block of Palomino Court at about 7:38 p.m. Saturday to reports of shots fired.  They found...

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