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  • Power outage causes 'heavy flaring' at Torrance ExxonMobil refinery

    Torrance firefighters responded to "heavy flaring" at an ExxonMobil refinery that officials said was prompted by a brief power outage Thursday morning. Crews arrived at the refinery about 9:20 a.m. after a mylar balloon hit equipment at a nearby...
  • Cars crashed, smashed and trashed in 'Fast & Furious 6'

     Cars crashed, smashed and trashed in 'Fast & Furious 6'
    It didn't have to be like this. In the age of green screens and VFX houses, filmmakers responsible for the sixth installment of the "Fast & Furious" franchise didn't have to actually destroy hundreds of cars. They didn't have to run over a custom 1969...
  • In Bangladesh, search for bodies from factory collapse ends

    In Bangladesh, search for bodies from factory collapse ends
    NEW DELHI, India — The Bangladesh army announced Monday it would end its search for bodies in the rubble of a garment factory complex that collapsed nearly three weeks ago in a suburb of the capital, Dhaka. Saying they believe they have found...
  • Blues' clues: They're ready to face Kings again in playoffs

    Blues' clues: They're ready to face Kings again in playoffs
    Here’s the St. Louis Blues’ view of their first-round playoff matchup against the Kings, courtesy of Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Lous Post-Dispatch. He spoke to players and Coach Ken Hitchcock on Sunday. The Kings, seeded fifth in the West,...
  • Afghanistan police officer killed in Pakistan border clash

    Afghanistan police officer killed in Pakistan border clash
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A border clash between Pakistani and Afghan forces that killed an Afghan police officer has renewed tension between the countries at a time when Washington is trying to step up their involvement in peace talks. The skirmish...
  • Gifts for the cook

    Gifts for the cook
    $30 and under | $30 to $50 | $50 to $75 | $75 and over Edible gifts | For the modernist | Pretties for the cook | Basics | Gifts that keep giving | Beautiful tools GOODS SQIRL JAMS Jessica Koslow makes jams, marmalades, chutneys and fruit...
  • Richard Artschwager dies at 89; painter and sculptor

    Richard Artschwager dies at 89; painter and sculptor
    Richard Artschwager, an artist who turned his apprenticeship as a cabinetmaker into a distinctive approach to making sculptures and paintings that defy easy categorization, died Saturday in Albany, N.Y., following a brief illness. He was 89. A...
  • Dorner manhunt: 'A bittersweet night,' Chief Beck says

     
    As he traveled to Loma Linda University Medical Center, where a wounded San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputy was undergoing surgery, a somber Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said: “It is a bittersweet night. This could have ended...
  • David Lee Roth promises Van Halen to return, with monster trucks

     
    Van Halen will be back, lead singer David Lee Roth promises, and when the band returns, it may be bringing along some extra heavy machinery. In a video posted by the band, it didn't appear that Roth was using one of his colorful metaphors for rock 'n'...
  • Firefighters battle blaze in downtown Los Angeles

     
    About 75 firefighters are battling a blaze at 1200 S. Hope St. in downtown Los Angeles as heavy black smoked billowed out of a large single story building....
  • Nuclear watchdog faults Mitsubishi over San Onofre equipment tests

     
    The San Onofre plant has been out of service for more than 10 months because of excessive wear on tubes carrying radioactive water, one of which leaked a small amount of radioactive steam in January, prompting the plant's shutdown....