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  • Jennifer Jaff dies at 55; advocate for the chronically ill

    Jennifer Jaff dies at 55; advocate for the chronically ill
    Jennifer Jaff was on the brink of attending law school when her doctor tried to stop her because she had a debilitating chronic illness. "I decided I couldn't stay in bed the rest of my life," she later said. "I had to live." Decades later she was a...
  • Julian Burke dies at 85; former MTA chief

    Julian Burke dies at 85; former MTA chief
    Julian Burke, a corporate turnaround expert who brought a steady hand and political savvy to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority when it was teetering financially and facing federal scrutiny for poor bus service across Los Angeles County, died...
  • PASSINGS: Harry Harrison, Nellie Gray

    PASSINGS: Harry Harrison, Nellie Gray
    Harry Harrison Science fiction author's work inspired 'Soylent Green' Harry Harrison, 87, an author whose space-age spoofs delighted generations of science fiction fans, died Wednesday in southern England, according to his friend and fellow sci-fi...
  • Coca-Cola? In North Korea? The fizzy drink trickles in [Video]

     
    Could it be? Coca-Cola in North Korea? Though the YouTube video was first shared last year by Western travelers, it inspired a recent flurry of interest as it picked up more viewers, curious how a quintessentially American product had turned up in the...
  • UCLA and USC tie in national non-athletic ranking

     
    It’s a tie! Crosstown rivals UCLA and USC are on the very same berth in the latest rankings of national universities by U.S. News & World Report....
  • Hiker thrilled after note he left on peak in 1972 is found

     
    Forty years after he left a note on a mountaintop deep in the Sierra Nevada backcountry, asking its finder to write him, Tim Taylor has gotten his wish. Taylor, who was raised in La Cañada Flintridge, was hiking solo in......
  • Wonder Woman: 40 years later, still a feminist flashpoint

     
    COMMENTARY We've come a long way, maybe. Although no doubt meant to inspire, and tap into the delectable demographic of  ......
  • Boys' basketball: Isaac Hamilton becomes focus for local schools

     
    UCLA, USC, Long Beach State and San Diego State are all in the recruiting mix for junior guard Isaac Hamilton of Bellflower St. John Bosco. And Coach Derrick Taylor said Hamilton is "very, very interested" in the local schools. Hamilton......
  • South Sudan may face fiscal collapse by July, leaked report says

     
    South Sudan could run out of reserves and possibly face “state collapse” as soon as July after shutting off its oil, according to a confidential report leaked to news media that appears to be from the World Bank....
  • Deepening recession heats up talk of Greece exiting Eurozone

     
    Global Focus: As the Economist recalled this week, the Eurozone was supposed to be “a Hotel California that you can never leave.” Now, with much of the continent, including Greece, mired in recession, that hopeful vision of affluence does seem...
  • Boys' basketball: Ex-Loyola guard Hollis Thompson agrees to NBA contract

     
    Former Los Angeles Loyola guard Hollis Thompson has has agreed to a free-agent contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Thompson was a standout scorer at Georgetown. -- Eric Sondheimer...