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Arson fires in Hollywood
  • Shawn Kaye

Hollywood fires

Posted On: 10:25 a.m. | December 30, 2011

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connected with more than 50 fires. The series of fires set the last four days has left residents of West Hollywood and Hollywood on edge. Many of the fires were set within blocks of each other; most were started in cars, carports and trash cans, a Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman said. View Post»


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Spirit of the Old Wes'

Spirit of the Old West

Posted On: 7:07 a.m. | December 30, 2011

It’s funny sometimes how one can catch glimpses of the Old West right here in Los Angeles, a metropolis better known as a center of modern day pop culture. Indeed, L.A. as a western outpost and California as a wild frontier are hard to imagine. View Post»

The Rose Parade
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The Rose Parade

Posted On: 7:06 a.m. | December 30, 2011

The Rose Parade began in 1890 as a promotional winter festival by the Pasadena Valley Hunt Club. Nothing like sun, clean air and snow-capped mountains to sell Southern California to the frozen East. View Post»

Reader Photos: Best of Southern California Moments for 2011
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Reader Photos: Best of Southern California Moments for 2011

Posted On: 6:51 a.m. | December 30, 2011

365 days, 365 photos. Over the course of the year we've made a lot of new friends and seen a lot of great photography. Above are the 12 photos that struck us as our favorites from each month. From Batman playing with some dogs in the back of a truck in Hollywood, to a tequila-swigging luchadora, to the Mojave National Preserve, images came from across Southern California. And who could forget... View Post»

Tournament of Roses chariot races
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Tournament of Roses chariot races

Posted On: 12:57 a.m. | December 30, 2011

From 1904 - 1915, instead of football, after the Rose Parade there were chariot races. View Post»

Ministering faith: Regardless of legal status

Ministering faith, regardless of legal status

Posted On: 5:20 p.m. | December 29, 2011

For more than a decade in Tallassee, Ala., the white Southern Baptists in this small country church have opened their doors, wallets and hearts to a group of Latino strangers who had appeared among them suddenly one Sunday, desperate for a place to pray. View Post»

Pictures in the News | December 29, 2011
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Pictures in the News | December 29, 2011

Posted On: 9:06 a.m. | December 29, 2011

Pictures in the News from around the world. View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | December 28, 2011

This week's roundup of the Best of the Web is from the the perspective of two different musical artists and two massive projection presentations. Have a festive and positive New Year! View Post»


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