Posted On: 5:13 p.m. | October 17, 2011
The Seal Beach Police Department released seven 911 calls made during a shooting rampage last week at Salon Meritage that left eight people dead and a ninth person seriously wounded. Two of these calls have been edited for length and clarity and presented here with photographs of the aftermath. View Post»
Posted On: 2:00 p.m. | October 17, 2011
A cool breeze blows through the bamboo reeds as the sound of the nearby surf competes with a group of musicians in the midst of a jam session on the sand. Welcome to the ‘Bamboo Room.’ View Post»
Posted On: 12:54 p.m. | October 17, 2011
Pictures in the News from around the world. View Post»
Posted On: 9:26 a.m. | October 17, 2011
A stricken cargo ship threatened to break apart and become dislodged from the reef it rammed this month off the coast of New Zealand in what is already New Zealand’s worst environmental sea accident.
Salvage crews rushed to pump more oil from the ailing Liberia-flagged Rena, which ran aground Oct. 5 on a reef 14 miles offshore, spilling tons of heavy oil that has washed up on pristine... View Post»
Posted On: 12:01 a.m. | October 17, 2011
Workers place a new cupola atop Cathedral of Saint Vibiana as a $500, 000 renovation was almost complete. View Post»
Posted On: 5:49 p.m. | October 15, 2011
Thousands lined up last year before dawn outside the Los Angeles Sports Arena, hoping to get the healthcare they could not afford. One woman needed help herself, but spent the precious hours at the free medical clinic getting care for her two daughters. Another man got his teeth worked on, but found out he needed multiple root canals. Yet another got eye glasses at the Remote Area Medical... View Post»
Posted On: 10:00 a.m. | October 15, 2011
Patricia Manuel was sharing a bed with her mother in a budget motel next to a highway in Toledo, Ohio, when she realized her life had just taken a defining turn.
Given the circumstances, it would be fair to assume it had been a turn for the worse.
But that assumption would be wrong.
A few hours earlier, Manuel had beaten Florida’s Lauren Fisher in the third round of the National... View Post»
Posted On: 4:35 p.m. | October 14, 2011
Six days a week, for just over half his life, Ruben Pardo has been steering the same elegant 6-foot-by-8-foot elevator car up and down the same 11 floors of an Art Deco office tower on Wilshire Boulevard. At 69, he's been at his job longer than most of the workers in the building have been alive. The young people are not easily impressed — but something about Pardo awes them.
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