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SPORTS
February 10, 2013
Angels' spring-training schedule. Start time is 12:05 p.m. PST unless noted. Home games at Diablo Stadium in Tempe, Ariz., unless noted February 23 - (split squad) vs. Cubs; at Giants. 24 - vs. Athletics. 25 - at Mariners. 26 - vs. Diamondbacks. 27 - vs. Giants. 28 - at Dodgers. March 1 - vs. Dodgers. 2 - at Brewers. 3 - vs. Cubs. 4 - at Athletics. 5 - vs. Reds. 6 - vs. Italy. 7 - at Padres. 8 - vs. Diamondbacks. 9 - vs. Rockies. 10 - at Royals, 1:05 p.m. 11 - at Indians, 1:05 p.m. 13 - at Padres, 1:05 p.m. 14 - vs. White Sox, 1:05 p.m. 15 - vs. Mariners, 1:05 p.m. 16 - at Athletics, 1:05 p.m. 17 - vs. Padres, 1:05 p.m. 19 - at Brewers, 1:05 p.m. 20 - vs. Indians, 1:05 p.m. 21 - at Rangers, 6:05 p.m. 22 - vs. Royals, 1:05 p.m. 23 - (split squad)
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BUSINESS
May 28, 2012 | By Deborah Netburn
Can a Facebook smartphone solve Facebook's mobile problem? Just one week after Facebook's less than stellar IPO comes news that the social network is beefing up its engineering staff in the hopes of releasing a Facebook smartphone by 2013. Rumors and reports that Facebook has been working on building its own cellphone go back to 2010 when Tech Crunch reported  that two high-level Facebook staffers had been tasked with developing a Facebook phone in secret. The rumor resurfaced in 2011 when All Things D reported  that the company was working with the Taiwanese cellphone maker HTC to create a cellphone, code-named "Buffy," that has the social network integrated into "the core of its being.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 31, 2012 | By Carolyn Kellogg
The new year as always brings with it the desire to make a change: eat better, save more, learn a new language, floss every day. We asked some smart bookish types if they have any particularly literary resolutions for 2013 -- they've got some great ideas for kicking off the new year. Antoine Wilson , author of the novel " Panorama City ": My teachers used to encourage me to scribble in the margins while I read, and as a result I'm mortified at the sight of my own marginalia.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 23, 2013 | By Carolyn Kellogg
The Sundance Film Festival is well under way, giving us a preview of the independent features that may soon be coming to screens near us. The mix is interesting and sexy this year, and includes a good share of auteurs who've both written and directed their films. And yet, books remain in the mix. Here's your guide to the books behind the movies that are taking Sundance by storm. Movie: " Two Mothers " Starring: Naomi Watts, Robin Wright, Xavier Samuel, and James Frechevile Plot: Two close friends secretly carry on affairs with each other's sons Based on: A short story by Nobel Prize winner Doris Lessing.
NEWS
September 29, 2012 | By Booth Moore, Fashion Critic
PARIS -- Haider Ackermann, who presented his spring-summer 2013 collection Saturday morning at Paris Fashion Week, knows how to set a romantic scene. A single crackling overhead light at the top of the runway, spoken word and jazz on the soundtrack, and models walking ever slowly in clothes that look like they are dripping off their bodies. It's no wonder his pal Tilda Swinton is so devoted. PHOTOS: Paris Fashion Week trends The look: Sexy as hell. East meets West, masculine meets feminine.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 31, 2013 | By Rebecca Keegan
A comedy about the first year of marriage, a documentary about physicist Stephen Hawking, and Joss Whedon's adaptation of a Shakespeare play are among the eclectic mix of 109 films set to screen at this year's South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival, organizers announced Thursday. "I Give It a Year," which makes its North American premiere at the Texas festival, is the directorial debut of "Borat" and "Bruno" screenwriter Dan Mazer, and stars Rose Byrne, Anna Faris, Rafe Spall and Simon Baker in a comedy about falling out of marital love.
AUTOS
January 3, 2013 | By David Undercoffler
That Audi would launch the fire-breathing S8 to compete with German mega-sedans, including the Mercedes-Benz S63 and the BMW Alpina B7, isn't a surprise. That the S8 would provide a viable alternative to its distant cousin -- the Porsche Panamera Turbo -- is. And it does this for $30,000 less. The S8 is the latest S model from Audi. It sits atop the brand's hierarchy of sedans and coupes; only the R8 V-10 supercar has more horsepower. The full-size sedan joins the recently introduced S6, S7 and RS5, giving Audi a compelling mix of competitors to take on Mercedes' AMG line and BMW's M series.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 13, 2013 | By August Brown
Is it the scariest or sexiest thing imaginable to have Nick Cave scream at you, personally, for 15 minutes at Coachella? During the lightly attended but absolutely ferocious set Friday from the Aussie goth-menace, a typically beatific Coachella cutie climbed atop a guy's shoulders. She was dressed in flowing, wispy garments and some kind of floral headpiece. She swayed her arms around in a way that a Tiesto crowd might have recognized. Of course, that was pure bait for Nick Cave.
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