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  • Ducks beat Canucks, 3-1, without Ryan Getzlaf, Jonas Hiller

    Ducks beat Canucks, 3-1, without Ryan Getzlaf, Jonas Hiller
    Take away their leading scorer and starting goalie, and the Ducks still win. Forced to adapt through a Sunday scratch of acknowledged leader Ryan Getzlaf (upper-body injury) and a last-minute illness to goalie Jonas Hiller, the Ducks weathered being...
  • "The Walking Dead" -- Carol on her own

    "The Walking Dead" -- Carol on her own
    Spoiler alert: The following post contains revelations about Sunday night's episode of "The Walking Dead." Forget the zombies. When it comes to “The Walking Dead,” no one has shown more guts this season than Carol Peletier. In the course...
  • 'Walking Dead' recap: The season's least surprising cliffhanger

    'Walking Dead' recap: The season's least surprising cliffhanger
    Let's just get the ending out of the way first. Because the final shot of "Internment" is probably the least surprising cliffhanger of the season so far. Yes, the Governor is back. However, viewers shouldn't expect the big, bad villain of last season to...
  • Ducks take 15-3-1 record on the road, and 'it could be a grind'

     Ducks take 15-3-1 record on the road, and 'it could be a grind'
    As much as was made about the difficulty of the Ducks' eight-game trip, the four-game stretch that starts Tuesday in Florida is potentially the real trap. "It could be a grind," Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau said. Though the Ducks' journey begins in rare...
  • Nearly 30 L.A. students sickened on 2 campuses, puzzling officials

    Nearly 30 L.A. students sickened on 2 campuses, puzzling officials
    This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. An illness that caused flu-like symptoms among roughly 20 students at an elementary school in Watts last week has spread to another school, sickening about 10 others, Los Angeles...
  • 'Walking Dead' recap: The further adventures of the Governor

    'Walking Dead' recap: The further adventures of the Governor
    "The Walking Dead" proves unpredictable once again! You thought last week's episode was a one-off detour into the Governor's activities since last season, and this week would return us to the exploits of Rick, Glenn and the rest of the prison crew. But...
  • Food insecurity shows no sign of improvement

    Food insecurity shows no sign of improvement
    For many of us, this is a time to be thankful for the blessings we enjoy. For others, it's another week of wondering if there'll be enough food to keep the family fed. At least 4 million Californians are struggling with what's called food insecurity...
  • How to build a better flu vaccine

     How to build a better flu vaccine
    The Spanish flu pandemic of 1918-19 killed 583,135 Americans, according to public health authorities at the time. Although we no longer suffer such a high rate of flu deaths, during a non-pandemic season, flu still kills on average thousands each year...
  • Investigators raid offices of police unions' former law firm

    Orange County district attorney's investigators have raided the offices of an Upland law firm accused of bullying civic leaders across Southern California in its aggressive representation of police and their unions. The search of Lackie, Dammeier,...
  • H1N1 influenza virus killed 10 times more than estimated in 2009

    H1N1 influenza virus killed 10 times more than estimated in 2009
    The 2009 H1N1 "swine flu" epidemic killed up to 203,000 people across the globe -- a death toll 10 times greater than initially estimated by the World Health Organization, researchers say. In a study published Tuesday in the journal Plos Medicine,...
  • Death rates down in L.A. County, but Alzheimer's disease is on the rise

    Death rates down in L.A. County, but Alzheimer's disease is on the rise
    Los Angeles County's mortality rate dropped 19% between 2001 and 2010, according to a new report from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Data compiled for the report, which was released Monday, showed that death rates due to coronary...