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March 19, 2010
'The Bounty Hunter' MPAA rating: PG-13 for sexual content, including suggestive comments, language and some violence Running time: 1 hour, 51 minutes Playing: In general release
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April 13, 2014 | By Jim Peltz
The first half of the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach generally was a stately affair. There were no major accidents, though Sebastien Bourdais slammed into the tire barriers twice, and Ryan Hunter-Reay maintained the lead with apparent ease. Then the wheels came off, literally and figuratively. Hunter-Reay sparked a multicar crash that knocked him and five others out, another crash ended Justin Wilson's day and Scott Dixon ran short of fuel while leading with only two laps left in the 80-lap race Sunday.
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NEWS
December 25, 1987
The best thing in your newspaper that day was Roger Simon's column "The Hunter Seeks His Prey: It Is Himself." He said it all and said it well. In my opinion, it takes the same mentality to be a hunter as to be a murderer. The only difference is the hunter is more cowardly--and more protected by our legal system with its sometimes strange set of priorities and value judgments. So bravo, Roger Simon. Keep telling it as it is. LOUISE LILLARD Los Angeles
SPORTS
April 12, 2014 | By Jim Peltz
Ryan Hunter-Reay won the pole position for Sunday's Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, a race the former Verizon IndyCar Series champion won in 2010. Hunter-Reay, who drives for the Andretti Autosport team, turned a lap of 104.462 mph on the 11-turn, 1.97-mile Long Beach street course Saturday to capture the first starting spot. His teammate James Hinchcliffe qualified second among the 23 cars in the field at 104.280 mph. Three-time Long Beach winner Sebastien Bourdais was third and Josef Newgarden qualified fourth.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 6, 1990
The Times' article "Police Seek Man Who Killed Doe With a Crossbow" refers to the sick individual who committed this horrendous crime as a "hunter." This man does not fit the definition of a hunter, a man or woman who enjoys nature and all that it has to offer. Ninety-nine percent of hunters respect and abide by the rules and regulations that govern the sport. The Times is helping feed the anti-hunting fire, ensuring that the decent men and women who enjoy this noble sport are stripped of their privilege to do so. AL SANCHEZ Palmdale
SPORTS
January 17, 2013 | Wire reports
A review of the NBA's players' association found that Executive Director Billy Hunter did nothing illegal with union funds but did enough wrong that players should consider whether he should remain in his position. The report said Hunter's current contract was never properly approved and he failed to disclose that information to the NBPA's executive committee or player representatives. The eight-month review by the firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP was released Thursday.
SPORTS
February 1, 2013 | wire reports
The National Basketball Players Assn. put chief Billy Hunter on an indefinite leave Friday, two weeks after a report the union commissioned questioned Hunter's leadership and criticized him for bad decisions and questionable business practices. The union is forming an interim executive committee and an advisory committee, the group's president, Derek Fisher , said in a statement released Friday. An outside attorney is also being hired as players begin moving forward, likely without the man who has guided them since 1996.
FOOD
February 23, 2013 | By Jonathan Gold, Los Angeles Times Restaurant Critic
The first thing anybody is going to tell you about the Hart & the Hunter, the restaurant in the new Fairfax District Palihotel, is that you should get the biscuits, which come four to an order and are served on a board. And you should get the biscuits, which are really pretty extraordinary, as light and delicate as the angel biscuits you sometimes find in the best Southern households, but also flaky at the extremities, and layered - they naturally separate into two or three finger-burning strata, which you are going to need if you want to butter them properly.
NEWS
January 18, 2014 | By Carla Hall
There are so many things wrong about the Dallas Safari Club's ludicrous auction of a permit to hunt a black rhino in order to raise money for conservation of black rhinos. Let's just start with the idea that the club has the temerity to call this effort a “fundraiser,” implying some charitable goal -- when the real goal is to offer a clever way to persuade the Namibians to grant a permit outside their country (which they usually don't do) and get some public relations cover for the safari club.
NEWS
October 10, 1989 | From Associated Press
A man hunting small game was trampled to death by a wild elephant in the jungle 90 miles southeast of Kuala Lumpur, police said Monday. Abdullah Sulaiman, 41, suffered head injuries and died in Repoh Forest on Saturday, they said. Elephants are protected animals in Malaysia.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 7, 2014 | By Charles McNulty, Los Angeles Times Theater Critic
If the producers of the HBO series "Getting On" go to Costa Mesa to see Samuel D. Hunter's "Rest," the American theater might lose another talented playwright to television. This prolific dramatist's latest play, which is having its world premiere at South Coast Repertory in a finely acted production directed by Martin Benson, put me in mind of the American version of the dark British television comedy in which the old and frail are tended to by caregivers who could use some urgent care themselves.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 13, 2014 | By Gary Goldstein
The raunchy yet sweet bromantic comedy "Date and Switch" could be retitled "American Pie 2.0. " That's because the desperate teen buds here form a pact to lose their virginity, but the switch is that one of the guys is gay. How screenwriter Alan Yang and director Chris Nelson mine this twist for truth, laughs and a bit of parody makes for a largely enjoyable and credible coming-of-age romp, despite some forced broadness and uneven pacing. Childhood pals Michael (Nicholas Braun)
SPORTS
February 5, 2014 | By Eric Sondheimer
 Junior defensive lineman Hunter Mattox has transferred from Westlake to Sierra Canyon, Coach Jon Ellinghouse said. Eric.sondheimer@latimes.com  
SPORTS
January 31, 2014 | By Eric Sondheimer
Hunter Greene, a freshman pitcher-infielder from Sherman Oaks Notre Dame, has committed to UCLA. He has been a top travel-ball player with good grades and skills. Eric.sondheimer@latimes.com  
NEWS
January 18, 2014 | By Carla Hall
There are so many things wrong about the Dallas Safari Club's ludicrous auction of a permit to hunt a black rhino in order to raise money for conservation of black rhinos. Let's just start with the idea that the club has the temerity to call this effort a “fundraiser,” implying some charitable goal -- when the real goal is to offer a clever way to persuade the Namibians to grant a permit outside their country (which they usually don't do) and get some public relations cover for the safari club.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 18, 2014 | By Jessica Gelt
The very petite Holly Hunter walked the red carpet at the SAG Awards on Saturday in support of the Jane Campion-directed miniseries, "Top of the Lake. " Hunter is vying against her "Lake" costar, Elisabeth Moss, for the best performance by an actress in a television movie or miniseries. The gritty drama was filmed for Sundance in New Zealand, and when Campion first called Hunter about playing the role of feminist seer G.J., Hunter was at first unsure. SAG Awards 2014: Full coverage | Red carpet | Winners | Complete list "Jane, why?
ENTERTAINMENT
November 14, 2010 | By Dennis Lim, Special to the Los Angeles Times
In 1955, when "The Night of the Hunter" opened to mixed reviews and poor box office, the film was already a throwback: steeped in the luxuriant gloom of German Expressionism and the heightened poetics of D.W. Griffith (and set to boot in rural Depression-era America). But in reaching back to the primordial enchantment and promise of silent-era cinema, director Charles Laughton created something timeless ? "a nightmarish sort of Mother Goose tale," as he put it, but also an American Gothic variation on an Old Testament parable.
NATIONAL
January 13, 2014 | By Molly Hennessy-Fiske
HOUSTON -- Big-game hunters in Texas stirred controversy over the weekend by auctioning off a rare African permit to hunt the endangered black rhino in the name of conservation. Dallas Safari Club officials have said they faced threats leading up to  Saturday's private auction and had contacted the FBI. Protesters gathered outside the city's convention center, where the auction was held during the club's annual meeting. Opposition to the move was vented online by celebrities including Mia Farrow , William Shatner and former "Price Is Right" host Bob Barker . Barker released an online letter to the club via the animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals that likened hunting an aged rhino to taking out a senior citizen.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 2, 2014 | By Matt Stevens, This post has been updated, as indicated below.
About 40% fewer bears were killed in California by hunters in 2013, a change the Humane Society of the United States attributed to a new state law barring packs of unsupervised dogs while hunting. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife said 1,002 bears were killed during the 2013 black bear hunting season compared to 1,962 bears over the same period in 2012. That figure was about 40% lower than the annual state average over the last decade, the Humane Society said in statement issued Thursday.
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