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ENTERTAINMENT
December 28, 2010 | By Amy Kaufman, Los Angeles Times
Miles Teller almost died a few years ago. After spending a few days at a Connecticut music festival, he and two buddies were road tripping home to Florida. Cruising down the highway at 75 mph, Teller's friend tried to switch lanes and nearly hit another vehicle. He jerked the steering wheel back but lost control of the car, which went across three lanes of traffic, into a grass median, and flipped seven times. Teller was thrown 25 feet and awoke covered in blood. "I still have two rocks in my face," the boyish 23-year-old actor said, showing off scars on his chin, neck and shoulder.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 12, 2007 | Andrew Blankstein, Times Staff Writer
Rapper-actor Snoop Dogg will avoid jail time after pleading no contest Wednesday to two felony charges -- but he might be legally allowed to continue smoking marijuana. The entertainer, whose real name is Calvin Broadus, entered the plea to a charge of gun possession by a convicted felon and a marijuana-related drug charge, prosecutors said. Dogg, 35, appeared before Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Terry Smerling in Pasadena clad in a leather jacket, black jeans and a T-shirt.
TRAVEL
April 24, 2011 | By Christopher Reynolds, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
The San Fernando Valley is 260 square miles of suburbia. Actually, make that suburbia on nutritional supplements. And antidepressants. With perhaps a little cosmetic surgery south of Ventura Boulevard, where the big money is. Or maybe - now that it's grown to more than 1.7 million people in nearly three dozen cities and neighborhoods rich and poor - the Valley isn't even a suburb anymore. It begins just 10 miles northwest of Los Angeles City Hall, sprawling west to the Simi Hills, north to the Santa Susana Mountains, and east to the Verdugo and San Gabriel mountains.
SCIENCE
July 9, 2008 | Thomas H. Maugh II, Times Staff Writer
Medical castration to treat localized prostate tumors does not prolong survival and its side effects far outweigh any potential benefit for most patients, researchers reported today. The technique, which involves using drugs to block the body's production of the male hormone androgen, is a powerful tool when used in conjunction with surgery or radiation for treating aggressive prostate tumors.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 19, 2012
A video of 97-year-old California doctor E.T. Rulison discussing his end-of life plans is available online, along with previous Steve Lopez columns.
SPORTS
July 21, 2007
Exclusive coverage by Times sportswriters, at latimes.com/sports. DAY IN L.A. It's the Great Ankle Mystery Christine Daniels says David Beckham's injury gives the Galaxy all it needs for a great game/reality show. Will he play tonight? What minute will he enter the game? Place your wagers now!
TRAVEL
March 11, 2001
Visit The Times' Web site, where you can read past stories free of charge, plan a vacation and do much more. Some selections from this week's offerings: WEB TRAVEL Use our updated Internet travel guide to filter through the countless Web sites that offer deals on air fares, hotel rooms and car rentals. There's also advice for getting started on your search and advice for help for last-minute travelers: http://www.latimes.com/travel/specials/internet.
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