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  • Buyout doubts hit California Pizza Kitchen shares

     
    When California Pizza Kitchen Inc.’s founders hung out the “for sale” sign in early April, the L.A.-based restaurant chain’s shares quickly surged to a three-year high.But less than three months later, more investors seem to be giving up on the......
  • Book review: 'Inside Scientology' by Janet Reitman

    Book review: 'Inside Scientology' by Janet Reitman
    Small wonder that L. Ron Hubbard had the creative chops to parlay his 1950s self-help system, Dianetics, into a worldwide religion — and a very lucrative one at that. Hubbard was, after all, a science-fiction writer, a dreamer, a charming teller...
  • 12 places to visit in 2012

    12 places to visit in 2012
    New Mexico: This year, New Mexicans mark 100 years of statehood. But much of the state's appeal stems from its human history that goes back much further. (In 2010, Santa Fe celebrated 400 years of cityhood.) Explore here: the adobe architecture and art...
  • Public questions inspire combative GOP debate

    Public questions inspire combative GOP debate
    In an animated, fast-paced debate marked by personal attacks between the candidates, Republican presidential hopefuls Wednesday night sparred over illegal immigration, torture, gun control, abortion -- and even whether the Bible should be taken literally....
  • New election low: distorting the fact-checking

    The Sept. 11 memorial bells chimed with beautiful clarity Thursday, from Shanksville, Pa., to ground zero and beyond, a reminder of tragedy and our nation's real enemies. What a welcome respite, that serene sound, after days of presidential politics that...
  • Mortgage meltdown epicenters everywhere

    The aftershocks of the sub-prime mortgage crisis are being felt across the country. But how many epicenters can one meltdown have? * ". . .Stockton may be the epicenter of the earthquake, with the highest foreclosure rate in the United States. . ." --...
  • PASSINGS

    Ted Lapidus Designer was known for '60s unisex fashions Ted Lapidus, 79, the French fashion designer who helped redefine chic with the 1960s unisex look, died Monday at a hospital in Cannes, on the French Riviera. He reportedly had been suffering from...
  • PASSINGS: Robert Schindler, Richard Egan

    PASSINGS: Robert Schindler, Richard Egan
    Robert Schindler Father of Terri Schiavo Robert Schindler, 71, the father of Terri Schiavo, who became a national symbol in a closely watched right-to-die fight, has died, his son said Saturday. Schindler, a tireless activist through years of legal...
  • Mayor reveals romantic link with TV newscaster

    Mayor reveals romantic link with TV newscaster
    At 4 p.m. on June 8, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa issued a terse statement announcing that he and his wife, Corina, were separating after 20 years of marriage. Two hours later, Telemundo television anchor Mirthala Salinas delivered the story to...
  • News from around the world

    Hanukkah celebrations around the world NEW YORK – The Chabad-Lubavitch Jewish organization is planning to host Hanukkah celebrations around the world, including lightings of the world's largest menorahs -- both 32 feet tall -- in Manhattan near Central...
  • Fla. deputy learns Tasers don't work on wild boars

    While normally effective on people, a Hernando deputy learned the hard way that Taser stun guns do not work very well on wild boars. The sheriff's office reported that Deputy Joseph Tibor responded to complaints of an "extremely large pig" tearing up a...