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  • Batkid triumphs: 'Amazing day' for San Francisco

    Batkid triumphs: 'Amazing day' for San Francisco
    Vic Wyrsch, of the San Francisco Fire Department, gathered with his fellow Battalion 3 members outside the AT&T Field waiting for the arrival of Batkid Miles Scott, a 5-year-old boy living out his dream to be a superhero for the day. The firefighters...
  • New Year's Eve: Fireworks and parties at 6 California ski resorts

    New Year's Eve: Fireworks and parties at 6 California ski resorts
    If snow tops your New Year's Eve wish list, head out to one of California's ski resorts. There's no guarantee it'll be snowing Tuesday at Bear Mountain, the Lake Tahoe resorts or Mammoth Mountain, but there should be enough white stuff on the ground to...
  • Holiday gift guide: ‘The Hobbit,’ ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Sherlock’ and more

     
    Stressing out about a last-minute gift idea for the Trekkie, Time Lord or Jedi Padawan in your life? Look no […]...
  • Karen Dotrice looks back fondly at 'Mary Poppins'

     Karen Dotrice looks back fondly at 'Mary Poppins'
    Though it's been nearly half a century since she played the winsome Jane Banks in the 1964 classic "Mary Poppins," Karen Dotrice still refers to Walt Disney as Uncle Walt. "He went out of his way to be solicitous," Dotrice, 58, said at her Brentwood...
  • The team nickname game

    The team nickname game
    Part of the fun of being a sports fan is team nicknames, which can range from the fitting to the fictitious; from the serious to the sarcastic. With that as a guide, and in no particular order, here are some of the best — and worst — sports...
  • Vallejo district recommends changing school's Apache mascot

    A Northern California school district is recommending that its main high school’s Apache mascot be changed. The Apache, adopted decades ago, has long been a sensitive issue for Vallejo High School, and altering it has been raised several times...
  • Arab mascot: Coachella school district to keep name, discuss options

    Arab mascot: Coachella school district to keep name, discuss options
    The latest developments in the debate over Coachella Valley High School’s mascot, the Arab, will be announced Tuesday at a news conference with the district and a civil-rights group. The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee recently urgedĀ ...
  • When a mascot is offensive

    When a mascot is offensive
    What team nickname would you give to a high school in Granada Hills? Something Spanish-sounding, to go with "Granada," perhaps? The folks at Granada Hills High School must have instead focused on the "Hills" part way back when, because the teams, the...
  • Diane Disney Miller dies at 79; philanthropist championed Disney Hall

    Diane Disney Miller dies at 79; philanthropist championed Disney Hall
    Walt Disney's name is on Los Angeles' world-famous concert hall, but it was a far less-known Disney who came from behind the scenes to ensure that architect Frank Gehry's vision for the building stayed intact. Diane Disney Miller, Walt Disney's eldest...
  • Letters: Much ado about the 'Arab' mascot

    Re "When a mascot is offensive," Editorial, Nov. 19 As a long-ago alum of Coachella Valley High School, I agree that the school's "Arab" mascot needs a redesign. It looks like a creepy, scruffy, snaggle-toothed, disreputable thug, hardly anything any...
  • Rabbi arrested in Beverly Hills on suspicion of sex abuse in New York

    Rabbi arrested in Beverly Hills on suspicion of sex abuse in New York
    A rabbi working at a community center in Beverly Hills was arrested this week on suspicion of child sex abuse on a warrant from New York City. The 30-year-old rabbi who reportedly goes by Menachem "Mendel" Tevel was arrested Tuesday about 1:30 p.m. in...