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  • Seventeen picks 'Pretty Amazing' finalists in cover contest

     
    Kimberly Anyadike of Los Angeles, and Lindsay Brown of Newport Beach are among finalists in Seventeen's "Pretty Amazing" cover contest....
  • Basketball: Friday's scores

     
    BOYS' BASKETBALL CENTURY LEAGUE Esperanza 66, El Dorado 64 NONLEAGUE Capistrano Valley 64, Brethren Christian 59 Compton 46, Fairfax 41 Corona del Mar 64, Newport Harbor 54 Estancia 56, Sage Hill 48 Fairfax 61, Narbonne 30 Huntington Beach 72, San......
  • Convicted of insurance fraud, former Amtrak employee flees

     
    A former Amtrak employee convicted of receiving more than $500,000 in disability and insurance payments after faking injuries has fled to avoid prison, San Diego County prosecutors said Thursday. Wanda Lee Ann Podgurski, 60, was not in Superior Court to.....
  • Los Angeles among most financially distressed areas in U.S.

    Los Angeles among most financially distressed areas in U.S.
    Angelenos are in some of the worst financial distress in the U.S., with the region’s households facing below average credit, housing and employment figures. A nationwide index measuring the financial health of the average U.S. household is...
  • Tennis star Venus Williams parlays her style smarts into EleVen

    Tennis star Venus Williams parlays her style smarts into EleVen
    When a perfect 10 isn't enough, there's EleVen. That's the name of tennis pro and sports style icon Venus Williams' new "tennis lifestyle brand," with its dresses, tops and bottoms designed to be worn on and off the court. Williams, 32, is the winner of...
  • Smaller ships will have big presence in 2013

    Smaller ships will have big presence in 2013
    Big, bigger, biggest is not what cruising is all about in 2013. In fact, most of this year's new ships are designed for river cruising, carrying fewer than 200 passengers. Woodland Hills-based Viking River Cruises leads the way, introducing 10 new...
  • Harry Crews dies at 76; Southern writer with darkly comic vision

    Harry Crews dies at 76; Southern writer with darkly comic vision
    Harry Crews, a rough-hewn Southerner who drew a keen following with novels that describe a Hieronymus Bosch landscape of grotesques — characters who are tossed into rattlesnake pits, walk on their hands, croon lullabies to a skull and literally...
  • Leslie Nielsen dies at 84; serious actor became a comic star

    Leslie Nielsen dies at 84; serious actor became a comic star
    Leslie Nielsen, a serious actor who became a comic star with his career-changing roles in "Airplane!" and the "Naked Gun" comedies, died Sunday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He was 84. Nielson died of complications from pneumonia at a hospital near his home,...
  • Melvin Lane Powers dies at 68; developer acquitted of murdering aunt's husband

    Melvin Lane Powers dies at 68; developer acquitted of murdering aunt's husband
    Melvin Lane Powers, a flamboyant real estate developer who was acquitted of murdering his aunt's multimillionaire husband in a sensational 1966 trial, has died. He was 68. Powers died Oct. 8 at his Houston home, his family announced. The cause of death...
  • Edith Shain dies at 91; WWII nurse in iconic Times Square kissing photo

    Edith Shain dies at 91; WWII nurse in iconic Times Square kissing photo
    It's one of the most iconic images to emerge from World War II. Life magazine photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt's photograph of an anonymous young sailor in a dark-blue uniform dipping a white-uniformed nurse backward while giving her a long kiss in the...
  • Marvin Levin dies at 76; Sacramento developer helped expose Capitol corruption

    Marvin Levin dies at 76; Sacramento developer helped expose Capitol corruption
    Marvin Levin, a Sacramento developer who alerted the FBI to corruption in the California Legislature in the 1980s and played a pivotal role in the ensuing sting operation, has died. He was 76. Levin, who had been in declining health for a decade, died...