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April 11, 1993
Baby boomers are the most self-centered, immature, amoral bunch of perpetual teen-agers the world has ever known. PHIL AND JANE CHARTWELL Pasadena
April 27, 2014 | By Victoria Kim and Bettina Boxall
A sign taped on the door of V. Stiviano's duplex near the Beverly Center on Sunday directed visitors to contact her attorney and further stated, "I have no comment. " A woman opened the door slightly and remained behind it while telling a reporter that she was getting ready to go to church and that she had to consult with her lawyer before speaking to the media. A flat-screen TV on the wall was tuned to a basketball game, and a tiny Yorkshire terrier yelped and bandied about. Another woman inside the house, wearing a pink hat with V. Stiviano written on it in white lettering, provided a flier with the attorney's phone number.
June 15, 1989
A light earthquake rattled the Northern California city of Eureka, but caused no damage or injuries, authorities said. The magnitude 3.4 temblor was centered 18 miles north of Eureka on the coastline, according to the U.S. Geological Survey office in Menlo Park.
April 27, 2014 | By Lisa Dillman
He has the beard of a hockey player residing in the first round of the playoffs, not one of a man living for months in the mountains. Kings forward Jeff Carter offered a take on the attitude - and, well, altitude - of a now-compelling playoff series between the Kings and the San Jose Sharks in the Western Conference quarterfinals. "Yeah, we're halfway there. Halfway up the mountain," Carter said Sunday afternoon at the Kings' practice facility in El Segundo. Game 6 is Monday night at Staples Center with the Sharks holding a three-games-to-two series lead.
July 24, 1987
Isn't it enough that Los Angeles Airport's International Terminal was named after Mayor Bradley, but to have a bronze bust of himself put up seems self-centered and egotistical. Who authorized and paid for this? Politics is not appropriate at an airport. ANNETTE BOBELL Los Angeles
August 5, 2001
Regarding "View Homes Are Priced Out of Sight," July 22: Unless [writer] Denise Hamilton has been off the planet, the evening light show and breathtaking panoramic views of Los Angeles are centered in Baldwin Hills Estates and View Park, two areas that she failed to mention. JACQUELINE JACQUET-WILLIAMS Baldwin Hills Estates
June 17, 1989 | From Associated Press
An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.8 rattled parts of north-central Kansas on Friday, but no serious damage or injuries were reported, authorities said. The temblor was centered about six miles southeast of Palco and was felt there and in Plainville.
May 7, 1989
A small earthquake centered near the Los Angeles-Orange county line jolted the Southland from the San Fernando Valley to south Orange County, but apparently caused no damage. The 11:07 p.m. tremor, measured at a magnitude of 3.7, was centered one mile northwest of Brea. Police agencies and utilities reported no damage and a Southern California Edison spokesman reported no outages. "We felt it," said Sgt. Warren Wright, watch commander of the Los Angeles County sheriff's station in Walnut.
December 4, 2000
The L.A. City Council's decision to sever ties with the Boy Scouts (Nov. 29) is an interesting commentary on our society. Scouting is a principle-centered organization. Its principles include such things as loyalty to God and country, a devotion to family and concern for the environment--unaltered since Scouting began. The City Council sends a powerful message to our youth that if you believe in a core principle and someone decides to disagree with it, you should abandon that principle immediately.
February 27, 2008 | From Times Wire Reports
An earthquake was felt across large parts of Britain but caused no injuries and only minor damage to some homes. The British Geological Survey put its magnitude at 5.3, but the U.S. Geological Survey earlier said it was 4.7. The temblor was centered about 125 miles north of London. Britain is hit annually with up to 200 quakes but only 10% are strong enough to be felt.
April 27, 2014 | By Victoria Kim, Adolfo Flores and Cindy Chang
V. Stiviano's Instagram feed is full of bling - designer handbags, the interior of a Bentley, glamour shots of herself. But on Sunday morning, she was uncharacteristically shy, hiding behind the door of her $1.8-million Spanish-style duplex near the Beverly Center. She told a reporter she was on her way to church. A photo Stiviano posted on Instagram of herself with Lakers legend Magic Johnson was the main topic of a taped conversation in which a man said to be Clippers owner Donald Sterling asks her not to publicly associate with African Americans.
April 26, 2014 | By Lance Pugmire
DALLAS - It's taken them longer than they wanted, but the Ducks have found a formula to beat the fast, physical Dallas Stars. Now it's just a matter of proving it translates to the enemy ground of American Airlines Center. "You want to finish it here. That's our mind-set," Ducks forward Corey Perry said Saturday. Friday's 6-2 victory in Anaheim gave the Western Conference top-seeded Ducks a 3-2 lead in the first-round playoff series with Game 6 Sunday in Dallas, where both of the Ducks' losses have occurred.
April 26, 2014 | By Tiffany Hsu
Alexander McQueen, the late British designer and high fashion's enfant terrible , wasn't the type to hang around a discount mall alongside a Riverside County freeway. But that's where his eponymous label opened its first U.S. outlet store a few days ago. In addition to McQueen - the label responsible for Kate Middleton's royal wedding dress - powerhouse brands Helmut Lang and Belstaff also launched their first North American outlets in the same mall, Desert Hills Premium Outlets.
April 25, 2014 | By Jason Song
The USC Shoah Foundation will expand its study of genocide by establishing a new center devoted to the study of mass killings and how such violent incidents begin, officials announced Friday. The foundation was started by film director Steven Spielberg on the set of his film "Schindler's List" and became part of USC in 2006. The foundation has collected more than 52,000 eyewitness testimonies of survivors of the Holocaust, Rwandan genocide and Nanjing Massacre.  The new group, called the Center for Advanced Genocide Research, will focus on resistance to mass killings and how the violence impacts emotional and physical behavior.
April 25, 2014 | By Lisa Dillman
Whether you think of it as HP Pavilion, the Shark Tank, its current corporate name, SAP Center, or "the cage" as Kings Coach Darryl Sutter colorfully offered, one thing is evident: The cage has become just that for the Kings in the playoffs, living quarters getting a little tight and the team possessing a championship pedigree unable to get out of town with a win. San Jose has recorded five straight victories at home in the playoffs against the...
April 25, 2014 | By Chris Foster
There are two ways to look at UCLA's spring game. There's the cleats-on-the-ground view: "We need to make sure we lock into everything," safety Anthony Jefferson said. "We need to make sure we're assignment perfect. " And there's a coach's big-canvas brush strokes: "I wouldn't put stock at all in the results of a spring game, who plays well and who doesn't," Coach Jim Mora said. "It's just a piece to the puzzle. " The Bruins wrap up spring practice with a scrimmage at the StubHub Center on Saturday at 5 p.m. Mora said he wanted a "real game" and divided the teams along traditional lines - first-team offense against first-team defense, second-team offense against second-team defense.
January 4, 2009 | Times Wire Reports
A strong earthquake hit northeastern Afghanistan, rattling the capital, Kabul, for about a minute. The U.S. Geological Survey said the temblor had a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 and was centered in the northeastern province of Badakhshan in the Hindu Kush mountains. The area, about 160 miles from Kabul, is often hit by earthquakes but is sparsely populated.
April 25, 2014 | By Sergei L. Loiko
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine - At the epicenter of the pro-Russia rebellion in eastern Ukraine, masked men on Friday raced around in commandeered police cars, blowing through stop lights and flying over speed bumps. Although it was a warm spring day, the streets were nearly empty. Separatists described taking up sniper positions in an unfinished office building, only to find that two floors down their enemies had the same idea. The Ukrainian government declared Friday that it planned to surround and blockade this town, which is completely controlled by the separatists.
April 24, 2014 | By Lance Pugmire
It will be a game-time decision whether Ryan Getzlaf will play Friday in Game 5 of the Ducks' deadlocked first-round Western Conference playoff series against the Dallas Stars. The team's leading scorer missed Wednesday's 4-2 loss at Dallas because of an upper-body injury that Coach Bruce Boudreau said was aggravated in the previous game, a 3-0 road loss. Neither Boudreau nor Getzlaf would confirm whether the injury is connected to the multiple stitches Getzlaf received after being struck in the face with a puck blasted by Dallas scoring leader Tyler Seguin in Game 1. Getzlaf was ruled out of Game 4 Wednesday morning, and then boarded a flight back to Southern California for an afternoon medical appointment.
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