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John F. Kennedy

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  • Bobby Shriver wants to shake things up on Board of Supervisors

     Bobby Shriver wants to shake things up on Board of Supervisors
    Bobby Shriver on Tuesday will formally jump into the race for a seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, injecting the Kennedy-family mystique — and possibly some of his own wealth — into the contest to replace termed-out...
  • Clayton Kershaw wanted seven years so he 'could see the end'

    Clayton Kershaw wanted seven years so he 'could see the end'
    Here’s some new math for you that sabermetic geeks never had to wrap their pocket calculators around: Ten-minus-three = Happy Clayton Kershaw. Actually the $215 million Kershaw signed for Friday might make him pretty happy, but he said the...
  • John F. Kennedy assassination

     
    On Nov. 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy arrive in Dallas for the last day of a five-city tour through Texas. The president and his wife made the trip to shore up support for his planned 1964 reelection bid. The state,...
  • SAG Awards 2014: The complete list of winners and nominees

    SAG Awards 2014: The complete list of winners and nominees
    Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" led the motion picture field by earning four Screen Actor Awards nominations including a nod for cast in a motion picture. "American Hustle,"  "Lee Daniels' The Butler," "Dallas Buyers Club" and "August: Osage County"...
  • Kennedy clan member Bobby Shriver entering L.A. county race

    Kennedy clan member Bobby Shriver entering L.A. county race
    Former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver is officially running for Los Angeles County supervisor, emailing supporters Monday that he plans to announce his bid imminently. “In a few days, I will formally announce that I am running for Los Angeles...
  • George Jacobs dies at 86; Frank Sinatra's longtime valet

    George Jacobs dies at 86; Frank Sinatra's longtime valet
    For George Jacobs, whose business card proclaimed him "The Last of the Rat Pack," there were some very good years. From 1953 to 1968, he was Frank Sinatra's valet, traveling companion and pal, a gentleman's gentleman who poured the Jack Daniels at...
  • NASA families object to Beyonce's use of Challenger recordings

    NASA families object to Beyonce's use of Challenger recordings
    Beyonce's single "XO" begins with a warning. Former NASA public affairs officer Steve Nesbitt is sampled saying "Flight controllers here looking very carefully at the situation. Obviously a major malfunction." It's taken from audio recordings of the...
  • Bobby Shriver can start raising money for supervisor race, county says

    Bobby Shriver can start raising money for supervisor race, county says
    Former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver has filed papers that allow him to begin raising money to run for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, according to the county clerk’s office. The nephew of late President John F. Kennedy has not...
  • Eddie Awards 2014: Complete list of nominees

    Eddie Awards 2014: Complete list of nominees
    FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC) "12 Years a Slave" -- Joe Walker "Captain Phillips" -- Chris Rouse, A.C.E. "Gravity" -- Alfonso Cuarón and Mark Sanger "Her" -- Eric Zumbrunnen, A.C.E., and Jeff Buchanan "Saving Mr. Banks" -- Mark Livolsi, A.C.E. FEATURE FILM...
  • Why the Astrodome is worth saving

    Why the Astrodome is worth saving
    HOUSTON — Forget Monticello or the Chrysler building: There may be no piece of architecture more quintessentially American than the Astrodome. Widely copied after it opened in 1965, it perfectly embodies postwar U.S. culture in its brash...
  • JFK assassination: L.A. cultural groups remember

    JFK assassination: L.A. cultural groups remember
    As the nation marks the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963, a few cultural groups in Southern California are observing the occasion with performances dedicated to the memory of the 35th president. "Sunny Afternoon."...