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  • Pacquiao's promoter starts "Countdown Clock" for Mayweather

     
    Manny Pacquiao's promotional company has inserted a "Countdown Clock," onto its website, giving Floyd Mayweather Jr. until midnight as Friday turns to Saturday to express any interest in participating in a tentatively planned Nov. 13 super-fight in Las...
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Jan. 30, 1960

     
    Mash Notes and Comment (Press Release) "Gigantic 'man-eating clams' with shells of unusual proportion, sometimes reaching four feet in width, are found along the great barrier reefs dotting the Pacific Ocean from Australian waters northward into the...
  • U.S. probes Death Row record label's money trail

    Why did Steve Cantrock, a partner in a prestigious Los Angeles accounting firm, sign a document admitting that he stole $4.5 million from Death Row Records owner Marion "Suge" Knight? Knight has a simple, if implausible, explanation for the unusual,...
  • Letters to the editor

    Solving problems in education Re "Rewriting the Locke story," May 20 This article does not explain how Green Dot, or any charter school operator, will make such drastic changes immediately. Please do not give false hope that Green Dot will go into Locke...
  • J. Terrence Lanni dies at 68; casino exec helped Las Vegas clean up its image

    J. Terrence Lanni dies at 68; casino exec helped Las Vegas clean up its image
    Reporting from Las Vegas -- J. Terrence Lanni, a casino executive who helped Las Vegas shed its mob-run image and earn Wall Street's respect, died late Thursday at his home in Pasadena. He was 68 and had cancer. Lanni served as an executive with...
  • Claudine Williams, 88; first woman to manage a major Las Vegas Strip casino

    Claudine Williams, a leading figure in the Nevada gambling industry and the first woman to manage a major Las Vegas Strip casino, has died. She was 88. Harrah's Entertainment officials said Williams died Wednesday in Las Vegas after a long illness....
  • Norman McFarland dies at 88; second bishop of Orange County's Roman Catholic diocese

    Norman McFarland dies at 88; second bishop of Orange County's Roman Catholic diocese
    Norman McFarland, a deft financial administrator who was the second bishop to lead Orange County's Roman Catholic diocese, has died. He was 88. McFarland died Friday at his home in Orange of cardiac arrest after a brief illness, the diocese said. A...
  • Huguette Clark dies at 104; reclusive heiress

    Huguette Clark dies at 104; reclusive heiress
    Huguette Clark, a copper tycoon's daughter with a taste for exquisite French dolls, baronial homes and solitude, has died. She was 104. Clark, who preferred to be known as Madame Clark, died Tuesday at Beth Israel Hospital in New York City. She had...
  • David Frye dies at 77; impressionist and satirist skewered political figures of the day

    David Frye dies at 77; impressionist and satirist skewered political figures of the day
    David Frye, whose impressions of Presidents Richard Nixon and Lyndon Johnson and other prominent political figures vaulted him to popularity in the 1960s and '70s, has died. He was 77. Frye died Monday of cardiopulmonary arrest at his Las Vegas home,...
  • If you go: Hoover dam

    THE BEST WAY TO HOOVER DAM AND BOULDER CITY, NEV. From Los Angeles, take Interstate 10 east to Interstate 15 north toward Las Vegas. Take Interstate 215 east to U.S. 93 south to Boulder City and the dam. Hoover Dam tours, (866) 730-9097, http://www....
  • CineVegas Film Festival

    THERE'S A rich irony in the fact that James Caan is being feted this month with the CineVegas Film Festival's inaugural Vegas Icon Award: Caan hates almost all the acting he's ever done that has anything to do with the city. The four years he spent as...