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Black History

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  • Rain drifts away from L.A. region; slight warming trend to follow

     
    The storm from the Gulf of Alaska boosted rainfall totals a bit, but they remain about 7 inches below normal for this point in the rain year, which begins July 1. “It helped. But not a lot,” said National Weather Service meteorologist Rich...
  • Wind knocks out power throughout Southland

     
    More than 13,000 Southern California Edison customers were without electricity Sunday night after winds from the weekend storm knocked down power lines....
  • Authors this week in L.A.: A Walt Whitman reading and more

     
    This week's list of author activities in L.A. includes a poetry reading of Walt Whitman's "Leaves of Grass" to kick off the start of National Poetry Month....
  • Obama impersonator says he was pulled off GOP stage because of time, but official says he was inappropriate

     
    Obama impersonator Reggie Brown says his act was cut short because it ran too long, but RLC CEO told news agencies that Brown was racially insensitive...
  • Obama takes a day off from diplomatic warnings, praises Algeria, then celebrates the Motown Sound

     
    Democrat quicker to praise Algeria for lifting restrictions, than some other countries for imposing them....
  • UC San Diego reacts to racially offensive e-mail

     
    UC San Diego administrators have condemned an Internet prankster who sent out a racially offensive e-mail earlier this month, but they declined to publicly identify the student or say whether any disciplinary action was taken. After receiving a campuswide...
  • 'Thurgood,' starring Laurence Fishburne, coming to HBO in February

     
    The one-man play "Thurgood," starring Laurence Fishburne, has seen productions on Broadway, the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles and the Kennedy Center in Washington. In February, the play will be coming to television screens thanks to HBO, in honor of.......
  • UC San Diego police investigate noose in stairwell

     
    UC San Diego police are investigating an incident in which a rope resembling a noose was found suspended in a campus stairwell. The thin piece of rope, crudely fashioned into a loop, was found July 21 in a stairwell in......
  • 'Family Guy': A casserole of nonsense

     
    Happy Mother’s Day! What better gift for all the women who’ve reproduced than brand-new episodes of “The Cleveland Show,” “Family Guy,” and “American Dad”? Maybe one would even have done a Mother’s...
  • Jeremy Lin meets his match in Jon Stewart [Video]

    Jeremy Lin meets his match in Jon Stewart [Video]
    Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin is everywhere. Turn on the TV, you see Jeremy Lin. Go out to dinner, you hear people talking about Jeremy Lin. Go to sleep, dream about Jeremy Lin (whoops, I may have shared too much). Now "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart"...
  • Recipes for remembrance

    Recipes for remembrance
    Among the events commemorating Black History Month this year is the publication of three new books celebrating the rich and varied culinary contributions of African Americans. "Good Things to Eat, as Suggested by Rufus," is a reissue of the first...