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Female victims of homicide often know their killers

The victims vary in age. They were killed in upscale Stevenson Ranch and on the most dangerous streets of South L.A. The specifics may differ, but the homicides of women in Los Angeles County this year take on a deadly rhythm. On Jan. 14, Mary Matsumoto, 72, was found shot to death in her San Pedro...

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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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  • Baseball: It's an historic day with five former Hart players in the major leagues

    On the day five of his former Hart High baseball players could be found playing in the major leagues, with two of them starting on the mound in games, Jim Ozella was dressed on Thursday evening in a T-shirt, black shorts and carrying around a bat ready to hit pregame ground balls and fly balls...

  • Football: Golden Valley is ready to take advantage of new playoff divisions

    If there's any football program ready to capitalize on the new Southern Section playoff divisions based on competitive equity, it should be Golden Valley. The school has never made the football playoffs in 11 years with a varsity program playing in the tough Foothill League. It's still going to...

  • Bear found near L.A. with paws, gallbladder removed from body

    Bear found near L.A. with paws, gallbladder removed from body

    When a highway maintenance crew in Canyon Country came across the dead body of a young bear early Thursday, it was an unfortunate but routine part of the job: another animal struck by a passing driver. Then, a state game warden inspected the 2-year-old bear and found something more gruesome. The...

  • Bear found near L.A. with paws, gallbladder removed from body

    When a highway maintenance crew in Canyon Country came across the dead body of a young bear early Thursday, it was an unfortunate but routine part of the job: another animal struck by a passing driver. Then, a state game warden inspected the 2-year-old bear and found something more gruesome. The...

  • Football: QB Nick Moore of Hart is back, healthy and ready to roll

    Football: QB Nick Moore of Hart is back, healthy and ready to roll

    There's a quarterback lots of people have seemingly forgotten about. Perhaps it's because he disappeared last October after suffering a torn ACL to his left knee that required surgery in November. Perhaps it's because people mistakenly thought he was a senior. Whatever the reason, people better...

  • California teen arrested after filming dirt bike ride through crowded school

    California teen arrested after filming dirt bike ride through crowded school

    What started off as a high school prank landed a 16-year-old boy in handcuffs Thursday, after he videotaped himself speeding through a crowded Santa Clarita school campus on his dirt bike. The first-person video shows a red Honda CR250 revving its engine as it zooms onto Hart High School about...

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