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July 28, 1986
The New York Knicks released seven players at the conclusion of their minicamp, including Gary Malancon from UCLA.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 4, 2014 | By Kate Mather and Joel Rubin
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday that he sympathized with the eight officers who mistakenly opened fire on two women during the search for Christopher Dorner but said they did not meet the department's use of force standards. Beck spoke to reporters after the Police Commission -- which oversees the LAPD and has the final word on officer shootings -- unanimously accepted his finding that the officers violated policy. “This was a tragic cascade of circumstance that led to an inaccurate conclusion by the officers,” Beck said.
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ENTERTAINMENT
November 19, 2012 | By Nicole Sperling
OK, Twihards, I'm guessing that by now you've seen "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 2" at least seven times since the film opened Friday. With its CinemaScore grade of A, it's no surprise that you are all satisfied with the ending. That being said, if life has somehow got in the way of your screening opportunities and you have yet to see the conclusion to "Twilight," please stop reading. The post below is filled with spoilers. For those of you who spent your weekend in the world of Forks, Wash., you know that the conclusion of the film is far different than the conclusion of the book.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 4, 2014 | By Carolyn Kellogg
Endings can be hard. When Tahereh Mafi's “Ignite Me” publishes today, it'll bring her bestselling young adult "Shatter Me" series to a close. Mafi is entirely confident in her choices, but she's also aware that her books are more than art objects -- they're in conversation with her readers, including the devoted Mafi Mafia . Here are some thoughts from Mafi on her books and writing. Her book tour begins later this month, with an appearance at Barnes & Noble at the Grove Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. Did you know you were going to be a writer when you were in school?
NEWS
November 12, 1989
After viewing most of the fall television season, I've come to the conclusion that the opening credits of this season's "Cosby Show" are better than most of the new shows. Ronald W. Smith, Silverlake
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 6, 1988
Having watched and listened to Reagan's inane speeches on human rights during his visit to Moscow, one must come to the conclusion that "he should never leave home without it" . . . a muzzle. LOU MAXFIELD Camarillo
ENTERTAINMENT
February 7, 1993
Your article reads like the mediocre idea it is, with a premise tacked onto a conclusion. The only people buying this rap are people not in the industry. LESLIE KALLEN Van Nuys
OPINION
October 27, 1996
Listening to all the political commercials, speeches and debates say we should end almost everything "as we know it," I've come to one conclusion: We should end politics as we know it. SAM McCARVER Dana Point
SPORTS
March 22, 1997
So Larry Robinson realized how bad the Kings are dominated physically when he saw them on television. I would have thought the view from behind the bench would have brought him to that conclusion long ago. R.D. CADMAN Los Angeles
SPORTS
May 27, 1998 | STEVE HENSON
The Suns defeated the Sonoma County Crushers, 7-3, in the conclusion of the season opener that was suspended Saturday night after four innings because several banks of lights failed to come on at dusk. Marc DiCarlo, son of Suns President Don DiCarlo, homered to key the victory. The Suns lost a second game Sunday, 11-0. On Monday night, the Suns defeated the Crushers, 8-5, but more importantly, the lights worked for the first time.
OPINION
November 26, 2013 | By Michael Shermer
With the passing of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy last week, and the accompanying fusillade of documentaries purporting to prove there was a conspiracy behind it, we might expect (and hope) that cabalistic conjecturing will wane until the next big anniversary. Don't count on it. A poll this month found that 61% of Americans who responded still believe that JFK was the victim of a conspiracy, despite the fact that the preponderance of evidence points to Lee Harvey Oswald as the lone assassin.
OPINION
October 24, 2013 | By The Times editorial board
As the trial of former Bell Assistant City Manager Angela Spaccia gets underway in downtown L.A., lawyers are gearing up for an all-out fight over this nearly irrelevant question: Who was the mastermind behind the widespread graft and sweeping corruption in the city? Spaccia claims to have been a victim of Robert Rizzo, the city manager who has long been portrayed as the chief culprit in the campaign to defraud the city. Rizzo was charged with 69 felony counts to Spaccia's 13. And he was her boss, the man who ran Bell for 17 years.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 18, 2013 | By Rick Schultz
Few would have imagined that more than 40 years after Igor Stravinsky died, the composer's sex life would be a source of renewed interest. Robert Craft, a conductor and Stravinsky's longtime assistant, writes in his new book, "Stravinsky: Discoveries and Memories," that the composer had several homosexual affairs - including one with Maurice Ravel - during the years he composed his three great ballets, "The Firebird" (1910), "Petrushka" (1911) and "The Rite of Spring" (1913). If true, Craft's revelations pose tantalizing questions about Stravinsky's sexuality as it relates to his art. A towering figure in the history of music, Stravinsky was a private man who led a double life for decades, dividing his time between his wife and four children and his lover, Vera, who became his second wife.
OPINION
May 19, 2013 | By Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton
Imagine that you woke up tomorrow morning to discover $1 million under your mattress. Leaving aside the obvious lumpiness issue, take a moment to think: What would you do with that cash? If you're like many people, contemplating your newfound wealth would probably make you think about one thing above all else: yourself. A growing body of research shows that the mere whiff of money draws out our selfish sides, focusing us on what that money can do for us, and us alone. Perhaps you imagined buying a raft of new possessions: a faster car, a high-end gas grill with rear rotisserie or even a new house, with a fancy rain shower in your commodious bathroom.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 7, 2013 | By Hailey Branson-Potts and Jack Leonard, Los Angeles Times
He mixed with the well-to-do in the upscale suburb of San Marino, proclaiming himself an English baronet who taught film at USC. He briefly settled in a wealthy Connecticut enclave, convincing locals he was a successful television producer. He talked his way onto Wall Street, persuading one firm to let him run a bond trading desk. But it was his fraudulent claims of being a member of the famous Rockefeller family that led to his most lucrative success - and, ultimately, his downfall.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 15, 2013 | By Rebecca Keegan
As part of a broader gun control plan he announced last month, President Obama said he will push Congress to fund research into the causes of gun violence - including, potentially, the role of entertainment. Researchers have been tackling the subject of links between violent entertainment and violent behavior for years, often coming to divergent conclusions. Here are a few intriguing findings: In a 2009 study called "Comfortably Numb," psychologists at the University of Michigan, Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam and Iowa State University found that exposure to violent media numbs people to the pain and suffering of others.
OPINION
July 18, 2011 | By J. Anderson Thomson and Clare Aukofer
Before John Lennon imagined "living life in peace," he conjured "no heaven … / no hell below us …/ and no religion too. " No religion: What was Lennon summoning? For starters, a world without "divine" messengers, like Osama bin Laden, sparking violence. A world where mistakes, like the avoidable loss of life in Hurricane Katrina, would be rectified rather than chalked up to "God's will. " Where politicians no longer compete to prove who believes more strongly in the irrational and untenable.
NEWS
October 8, 2012 | By Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times
Chances are, your medicine cabinet contains some pills that are past their expiration date. You might even have some pain relievers, some cough syrup or some sleeping pills that were purchased back when Richard Nixon was in the White House. But you can't seem to throw them away because you suspect they might still be OK to take. If you've wondered whether medicines really do need to be tossed after their expiration date, you're got some company at the California Poison Control System, UC San Francisco and UC Irvine.
NATIONAL
February 13, 2013 | By Michael Muskal
The Department of Defense inspector general has questioned an Air Force report of its investigation that blamed the pilot for the 2010 crash of an F-22 Raptor fighter jet. In its report released on Monday, the inspector general's office questioned the original findings of the Air Force's Accident Investigation Board (AIB) report on the F-22 crash. “The AIB Statement of Opinion regarding the cause of the mishap was not supported by the facts within the AIB report consistent with the clear and convincing standard of proof,” according to the inspector general's report.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 19, 2012 | By Nicole Sperling
OK, Twihards, I'm guessing that by now you've seen "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 2" at least seven times since the film opened Friday. With its CinemaScore grade of A, it's no surprise that you are all satisfied with the ending. That being said, if life has somehow got in the way of your screening opportunities and you have yet to see the conclusion to "Twilight," please stop reading. The post below is filled with spoilers. For those of you who spent your weekend in the world of Forks, Wash., you know that the conclusion of the film is far different than the conclusion of the book.
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