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  • Obama visit goes on despite Santa Monica College shooting

    Obama visit goes on despite Santa Monica College shooting
    Secret Service officials in town for Friday's visit of President Obama said they are aware of the shooting at Santa Monica College, but do not expect it to affect his trip. "We are aware of the incident and it is not impacting the visit," said Ed...
  • 'Night Stalker's' wife: 'Hometown girl makes bad'

    'Night Stalker's' wife: 'Hometown girl makes bad'
    “Night Stalker” Richard Ramirez had recently married when now-Los Angeles Times Staff Writer Christopher Goffard ran into him in the visiting area at San Quentin State Prison. Ramirez had already been sentenced to death after being convicted...
  • Witnesses mistook Santa Monica College gunfire for firecrackers

    Witnesses mistook Santa Monica College gunfire for firecrackers
    Some students and workers in the area of Santa Monica College said they first mistook the sound of gunfire for firecrackers. Nathaniel Westveer, a 24-year-old visual effects artist, was working in his second-story office near Pico and Cloverfield...
  • It's 110 degrees, but anti-Xi protesters gather in Rancho Mirage

    It's 110 degrees, but anti-Xi protesters gather in Rancho Mirage
    RANCHO MIRAGE – Protesters gathered Friday afternoon near the Sunnylands estate, hours before President Obama and Chinese leader Xi Jinping are expected to arrive for an informal summit. The Falun Gong spiritual movement, which has been banned...
  • Lawsuits target proposed rail yard for Los Angeles harbor

    Lawsuits target proposed rail yard for Los Angeles harbor
    Environmentalists and Long Beach officials are seeking a court order to stop the Port of Los Angeles from proceeding with plans to build a $500-million rail yard that could affect low-income neighborhoods nearby. The Natural Resources Defense Council,...
  • President Xi invisible to protesters, but they remain cheerful

    President Xi invisible to protesters, but they remain cheerful
    By around 6 on Friday evening, it became clear that neither the Obama nor the Xi motorcades would be passing by the hundreds of demonstrators near the Sunnylands estate who had waited for hours in 110-degree heat. President Obama and China’s Xi...
  • Ex-NRC chief: San Onofre restart plan doesn't instill confidence

    Ex-NRC chief: San Onofre restart plan doesn't instill confidence
    The former head of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Southern California Edison’s plan to restart the darkened San Onofre nuclear plant at reduced power for safety reasons is "not one that instills tremendous confidence in me." Gregory...
  • San Onofre nuclear plant closure not permanent, Edison says

     
    The extended closure of the San Onofre nuclear plant due to equipment issues has led some to speculate -- or hope -- that the plant will be shuttered for good, but the chief nuclear officer for plant operator Southern California......
  • Hostess Twinkies, Ho Hos fly off shelves in Glendale

     
    The shelves at the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thrift Shop in Glendale Friday were bare as customers made runs on Twinkies, Ho Hos and Ding Dongs after the iconic snack food company asked a judge for permission to go out of business and lay off 18,500 workers...
  • Twinkie, Ding-Dong runs reported as Hostess bakery closes

     
    There was a sense of mourning Friday at the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thrift Shop in Glendale as both workers and customers came to terms with the end of the company and its famous snacks. Glendale resident Charlie Ruiz, 63, walked......
  • San Onofre design choices led to nuclear plant shutdown

     
    An executive with the company that manufactured faulty equipment that led to the shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear plant defended decisions made in the design of the replacement steam generators. The company made choices in designing support structures...