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  • California Senate votes to ban foam takeout containers

     
    Sandwiches, milkshakes and other food items frequently packaged in foam takeout containers will have to be packaged in other materials under a bill that cleared the state Senate on Thursday. SB 568 by Sen. Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) would prohibit........
  • Spotify live in U.S.; a vision realized for Sean Parker of Napster fame

     
    Spotify in now playing in the U.S. The online music service, hugely popular in Europe, is now live in the States. But to actually start using Spotify, users need to be invited in -- a very Google-esque move. Well, that is unless you're willing to sign-...
  • Manchester City announces roster for U.S. tour

     
    Manchester City Coach Roberto Mancini announced his roster for the Herbalife World Football Challenge on Thursday. Mancini's team will meet the Galaxy at the Home Depot Center on July 24. Midfielder David Silva, a member of the 2010 World Cup-winning........
  • Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo [Update: This is filming “Jaws: The Revenge” on Martha’s Vineyard in a photo published Feb. 8, 1987. Please congratulate Herb Nichols for identifying it! Donna Rosenthal’s story is on the jump.] Here’s a funeral in.....
  • Sailor, 85, crosses Atlantic Ocean on raft

     
    An 85-year-old sailor whose lifelong dream was to cross the Atlantic Ocean on a raft saw that dream come true Wednesday, arriving at the Caribbean island of St. Maarten after roughly two months at sea. "Some people say it was......
  • Richard Branson's Virgin Oceanic sub to feed deep-sea data to Google Earth

     
    Richard Branson, chairman of the Virgin Group, is set to dive into the deepest parts of the ocean in a new custom-built submarine that he will co-pilot this year and next. And the dives -- five are planned -- will be feeding trip data back to Google...
  • U.S. Launches Astronaut Alan Shepard: 'Boy What a Ride!'

     
    May 6, 1961: Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. was rocketed 115 miles above the Earth in a flawless suborbital flight and recovered safely 302 miles down the Atlantic Missile Range to become America's first man in space, Times space-aviation editor......
  • Record number of manatees died in Florida last year, many due to 'cold stress'

     
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A record number of manatees died in Florida in 2010, and officials blame many of the deaths on the year's unusually cold weather. Statistics released this week from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission show......
  • Outposts looks back at 2010: Records

     
    With the year ending, it is worth looking back at memorable posts of 2010. Each day this week through Friday, Outposts will recount some of the records broken, the achievements reached, the notable passings and the downright unusual during 2010......
  • This weekend's concert picks: MNDR, People Under the Stairs, Warpaint

     
    Friday: MNDR at the Echos Yes, MNDR's Amanda Warner is another cute, 80's-cribbing electro-pop songstress. But what separates Brooklyn resident Warner (and bandmate Peter Wade) from fellow synth lovers like La Roux, besides the Atlantic ocean, is a...
  • Was President Obama endangered by premature news reports of his arrival in Afghan warzone?

     
    ABC News broke the news embargo on Obama's travels followed by CNN and MSNBC. Only Fox News observed the official rules....