October 13, 2013
If you go THE BEST WAY TO TAI TAPU, NEW ZEALAND From LAX, Air New Zealand offers connecting service (change of plane) to Christchurch. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $980, including taxes and fees. Otahuna Lodge is a 25-minute drive from Christchurch Airport. Otahuna Lodge, 224 Rhodes Road, Tai Tapu; (011) 64-3-329-6333, http://www.otahuna.com . Doubles from $995 a day, depending on the season. Includes a degustation dinner with wine pairings, pre-dinner drinks with canapés, continental and/or full cooked breakfast, laundry services and full use of lodge facilities and equipment.
October 22, 2013
No MPAA rating Running time: 1 hour, 53 minutes Playing at UA Los Cerritos Galaxy Stadium 11
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August 17, 2012
Tickets for kayaking the L.A. River this season are sold out, but for information on future seasons, visit the L.A. Conservation Corps site, www.paddlethelariver.org . Tickets sold through L.A. River Expeditions are $50 to $55; www.lariverexpeditions.com .
September 3, 2010
' Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam' Where: Disney Channel When: 8 p.m. Friday Rating: TV-G (suitable for all ages)
June 15, 2012
Art Beyond the Glass Where: Sadie Kitchen & Lounge, 1638 N. Las Palmas Ave., L.A. When: 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday Price: $40 pre-sale, $50 at the door Info: (323) 467-0200; http://www.artbeyondtheglass.com
April 23, 2010
‘The Back-Up Plan' MPAA rating: PG-13 for sexual content including references, some crude material and language Running time: 1 hour, 44 minutes Playing: In general release
June 19, 2013 |
California's lawmakers never tire of letting members of the public know what a nuisance they are. Last year, for instance, made it optional for local governments to comply with laws requiring them to post public meeting agendas. The ostensible reason was savings: Cities, counties, school districts and other agencies complained that writing up agendas and making them publicly available were expensive, that the law requiring such actions was a state mandate, and that the state must either pay governments to comply or suspend the requirement.
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January 11, 2014 |
Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives are investigating the stabbing death of a man in Canyon Country as possibly gang related. Deputies from the Santa Clarita sheriff's station responding to a call Friday at about 10:45 p.m. found an unconscious man on the ground with several stab wounds to his chest. He was pronounced dead at the scene, on the 18100 block of Sundowner Way. His name has not been released. Anyone with information about the stabbing can call the sheriff's Homicide Bureau at (323)
November 18, 2013
'Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley' Where: HBO When: 9 p.m. Monday. Rating: TV-14 (may be unsuitable for viewers younger than 14)
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September 19, 2013 |
A reward of up to $20,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for sparking two Northern California wildfires that scorched more than 37,000 acres, officials announced Thursday night. The Salmon River and Butler fires were started July 31 and raged across brush and timber in the Six Rivers and Klamath national forests, fire officials said. The reward is being offered by the U.S. Forest Service and California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.