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October 12, 2013 | By Robert Hilburn
Johnny Cash's life in the 1960s is mostly remembered as a time of glorious achievement - from the landmark prison albums at Folsom and San Quentin to the launch of the ABC-TV series featuring such guests as Bob Dylan and the Doors that led to his becoming a giant figure in popular culture, a symbol to millions, no less, of the best of American social values. But Cash also experienced excruciatingly dark times in the decade, fueled by drugs and guilt over the breakup of his marriage.
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April 27, 2014 | By Louis Sahagun, Maura Dolan and Kurt Streeter
As the Clippers struggled through a playoff loss in Oakland, the pressure on team owner Donald Sterling mounted Sunday with the release of additional minutes of a racially charged recording and a flurry of denunciations from President Obama, NBA players, fans and even the NAACP that had sought to honor him. The comments about blacks that were attributed to Sterling show "the United States continues to wrestle with the legacy of race and slavery and...
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June 3, 2013 | By Nico Smedley
Robert Larson photographed this intriguing scene back on April 21. He says: "This was taken in Van Nuys. A bunch of my best friends live in a house that we all lovingly refer to as the Manor. The Manor had two goats, Colonel Jeffrey Weathers ...  and Karen. The goat in this image is the newest addition to the family... affectionately named 'Baby Goat.' A name which will probably stick throughout the duration of her life. " Larson took the picture with a Pentax K1000 and Ilford HP5 Plus 35mm film.
BUSINESS
April 27, 2014 | By Hugo Martín
Airline mergers have put more than 70% of the nation's domestic traffic in the hands of four major carriers. But low-cost airlines still have some influence over airfares. A new study shows that when airlines such as JetBlue, Spirit, Frontier, Alaska and Southwest launch service on an existing domestic route, the average price from all carriers drops as much as 67%. It's good news for travelers, but aviation experts say most popular routes are still dominated by the four biggest carriers: United, Delta, Southwest and the soon-to-be-merged American and US Airways.
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September 11, 2009
REAL ESTATE
March 15, 1987
Construction has begun on a $23-million, 197,000-square-foot addition to the Kaiser Permanante Medical Center, 9961 Sierra Ave., Fontana. The new structure, which is expected to be completed by October, 1988, will be used primarily as an outpatient treatment clinic. Pasadena-based Kaiser Foundation Hospitals is the developer of the project, and the Costa Mesa office of Turner Construction Co. is general contractor. Architect of the five-story addition is Ontario-based HMC Architects Inc.
REAL ESTATE
July 20, 1986
A late-1987 completion is scheduled for a $20-million addition to the Hughes Aircraft Co. Research Laboratories in Malibu. Designed and engineered by Albert C. Martin & Associates, with HuntCor Inc. as construction manager, the 90,000-square-foot project consists of three levels plus a basement terraced into the hillside above Malibu Canyon Road. The addition includes offices, a clean room and a laboratory building and will be adjacent to the existing facilities.
BUSINESS
January 22, 1987
Wespercorp, a Santa Ana computer manufacturer, said the Federal Aviation Administration has increased to $29.4 million the company's three-year-old contract for flight controller communication equipment. The recent approval of a $5-million addition is the latest of several increases the company has received on the contract since it was signed for about $13 million in 1983, Wespercorp President George Dashiell said.
BUSINESS
June 27, 1985 | DJ
General Electric Co. received a $71-million addition to a Navy contract for jet engines.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 12, 1987 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Officials of New York's Guggenheim Museum have scaled back a controversial plan to build a high-rise addition to the 1959 Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Fifth Avenue landmark. According to plans unveiled Tuesday, the new museum wing will be 10 stories high instead of 11 and will not feature a much-criticized overhang jutting out above the low-slung, circular Guggenheim. Officials said the new design is based on plans that Wright himself made in the '50s for an addition to the museum.
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April 24, 2014 | By Laura J. Nelson
In a push to make toll lanes permanent fixtures on two of Los Angeles County's most congested freeways, local transportation officials approved a $1 monthly fee Thursday that will apply to all drivers with electronic tolling accounts, even carpoolers and infrequent users. The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's 8-3 vote signals a shift in the agency's approach to drivers who use the 25 miles of experimental toll lanes that link the South Bay and El Monte with downtown Los Angeles.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 22, 2014 | By Gerrick D. Kennedy
Justin Timberlake has added an additional Southland date to his extended 20/20 Experience world tour. The pop crooner will return to Anaheim this fall with a stop at Honda Center on Nov. 26, promoter Live Nation said Tuesday. Earlier this month, Live Nation announced that Timberlake would add an additional 13 arena dates to his successful tour. CRITICS' PICKS: What to watch, where to go, what to eat The tour is already slated to run through North America this summer -- including a gig at Staples Center on Aug. 12 -- and high demand of the 2½-hour spectacle (read our review here )
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April 14, 2014 | By Tony Barboza
Air quality regulators, embarking on a bold new strategy to reduce smog in Southern California, want to hold the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach responsible for their pledges to cut pollution from thousands of trucks, ships and trains carrying goods to and from the nation's largest port complex. If a rule proposed by the South Coast Air Quality Management District is adopted, it could open the door to similar regulations on other facilities that are magnets for truck and rail traffic, such as warehouses, distribution centers and rail yards.
HEALTH
April 11, 2014 | By Mary MacVean
I've been a runner for more than 30 years, but I'm something of a serial monogamist when it comes to fitness classes. (At the moment, I'm hooked on Ken Tietjen's classes at my neighborhood Pilates studio, Whole Body Fitness.) But I know what it's like to be on the prowl for a new class. So we're going to do some of the work for you. Each week, we'll try a new class and let you know what it's like. And, please, let me know if you have suggestions by email or on Twitter ( @mmacvean )
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April 10, 2014 | By David Colker
Lucia Eames was a designer in her own right, but for the last 25 years she worked to preserve the legacy of one of the most celebrated design teams of the modern era: her father, Charles Eames, and stepmother, Ray Eames. In particular, Lucia Eames ensured that their famed Pacific Palisades house - considered one of the pinnacles of modern residential design - remained as a monument not only to the couple's sense of architecture and design, but also to the way they approached their work.
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April 4, 2014 | By Richard A. Serrano, Molly Hennessy-Fiske and Joe Mozingo
When Army Spc. Ivan Lopez went on the shooting rampage Wednesday at Ft. Hood, Texas, killing three soldiers and injuring 16 others, he had just learned that superiors in Washington had rejected his request to take a temporary leave to deal with family matters related to his mother's death, a federal law enforcement official said. The incident marked the second time Lopez had clashed with military supervisors over the issue of leave - he had been granted less than two days when his mother died in November - and the latest such denial left him furious, the official said.
BUSINESS
May 1, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Dick Hendley has been named chairman and chief executive of Clarion Sales Corp., Gardena, in addition to his position as senior vice president for operations.
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August 10, 2000
The difference between Republican and Democrat philosophies comes down to simple math. While the Republicans now practice addition of groups, the Democrats continue to use division. ROBERT MEDOF Chatsworth
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April 3, 2014 | By Abby Sewell
Los Angeles County officials said Thursday that 170,200 additional victims have been identified in a theft of medical data from a county contractor's office. The total number of county patients affected now stands at 338,700. The data was stored on eight computers taken in a February  break-in at the Torrance office of Sutherland Healthcare Solutions, a company that handles medical billing and collections. The computers contained data that included patients' first and last names, Social Security numbers and certain medical and billing information.
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April 1, 2014 | By Eryn Brown
Healthcare advocates Tuesday urged the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to set aside at least $11 million in additional funding for free medical services for low-income residents - including immigrants lacking legal status - who remain uninsured under Obamacare. Members of the faith-based coalition One L.A., labor groups and community healthcare organizations told reporters and board members that failing to expand a county program to serve thousands more poor and undocumented residents would endanger public health.
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