October 7, 2013 |
Lakewood is No. 1 in this week's Southern Section Division 1AA girls' volleyball rankings. Here's the link to the rankings. Eric.firstname.lastname@example.org
October 8, 2013 |
Granada Hills remains the team to beat in West Valley League girls' volleyball. The Highlanders cruised to a 25-19, 25-14, 25-19 victory over El Camino Real on Tuesday to improve to 3-0 in league. Sarah Hagge contributed 10 kills. Sophomore Kayla Jacks had 12 kills for El Camino Real in her debut. Eric.email@example.com
July 18, 2013 |
Lena Dunham was en route to Silvercup Studios in Queens when she found out she'd been nominated -- twice -- for her work on the HBO comedy "Girls. " The 27-year-old phenom scored nods Thursday morning for both her performance as Hannah Horvath, the aimless Brooklynite she plays on the series, and for directing one of the season's most infamous episodes, "On All Fours. " We talked to her about what's ahead for Hannah, her love of network TV (especially "Scandal") and her real-life run-in with a Q-Tip.
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July 30, 2013 |
A veteran Los Angeles police officer pleaded no contest to sexually molesting one girl and attempting to molest a second after luring them to his home, authorities said Tuesday. Miguel Angel Schiappapietra Jr., 28, pleaded no contest in a downtown courtroom to two felonies--one count of a lewd act on a child under 14 years of age and one count of an attempted lewd act on a child under 14 years of age. The officer is due back in court Sept. 6 and is expected to be sentenced by Judge Michael Abzug to three years in state prison and ordered to register as a sex offender.
May 10, 2012 |
A murder-kidnapping case that prompted a major manhunt ended abruptly Thursday night with Adam Mayes dead and two young girls safe, Mississippi authorities said. Guntown, Miss., Police Chief Michael Hall said Mayes shot himself after a SWAT team discovered him and moved in. Alexandria Bain, 12, and Kyliyah Bain, 8, are safe, Hall told the Associated Press. The children had vanished April 27, when Mayes and his ex-wife, Teresa, traveled to Tennessee from their Guntown home.
May 10, 2012 |
The murder-kidnapping case has prompted a major manhunt through the South and has put the suspect on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted fugitive list. Now, people close to the families involved have come forward with a possible motive that threatens to turn the case from Greek tragedy to Southern Gothic. In interviews with media outlets, they describe Adam Mayes, being sought on murder and kidnapping charges, as a man wanting to be reunited with children he believed he fathered with a woman authorities allege he killed.
September 16, 2001 |
Khadija Raji has lived in a roomy, middle-class home across the street from King Mohammed VI's Casablanca palace for almost two years. There's a courtyard with flowers, and plenty of food to eat. She wears a clean white Pokemon T-shirt tucked stiffly into a pleated navy skirt. Her brown face and arms are well-scrubbed; she wears a slim bracelet that slips over five midsummer mosquito bites on her left wrist. But this is not Khadija's house.
January 23, 2012 |
Lego toys have always seemed pleasantly gender-neutral. Perhaps that's why the new Lego Friends line for girls has triggered a fair bit of protest from some health and equal-rights organizations. The new line, whose characters sport slim figures and stylish clothes, will contribute to gender stereotyping that promotes body dissatisfaction in girls, said Carolyn Costin, an eating disorders specialist and founder of the Monte Nido Treatment Center in Malibu. Online petitions have been started to protest the line, which includes a Butterfly Beauty Shop and a Your Fashion Designer Workshop. The International Assn.
June 3, 2013
It's a shame about Ray. Or is it? Join "Girls" cast member Alex Karpovsky and Times staff writer Glenn Whipp on Tuesday at noon PDT on Tuesday to talk about how Ray's doing these days since Shoshanna broke his heart in the Season 2 finale of Lena Dunham's acclaimed comedy. When we spoke to Dunham about the upcoming season of "Girls," she assured us that not only would Ray be back, he'd be as prominent as ever. "Alex Karpovsky is one of my fave people on the planet and we've been collaborators before the show," Dunham told us for an Envelope cover piece that will publish June 6. "I will write for him as long as he wants to be written for. " PHOTOS: Scenes from 'Girls' Season 2 So maybe that's the first question: How long do you want to be written for?
November 18, 2013 |
Laguna Beach has been ranked No. 1 in the preseason Southern Section Division 1 girls' water polo rankings. Here's the link to complete rankings. Eric.firstname.lastname@example.org