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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
March 25, 2014 | By Richard Winton, This post has been updated, as indicated below.
The high-performance Porsche that "Fast & Furious" actor Paul Walker was riding in was traveling up to 93 mph when it crashed and burst into flames, killing him and the driver, an L.A. County Sheriff's investigation found. The rate of speed was determined using surveillance videos and electronic data retrieved from the car's computers with the help of the carmaker. That would mean that the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT, driven by Walker's friend, Roger Rodas, was traveling about twice the 45 mph limit when it crashed Nov. 30 on a curvy road in a Santa Clarita business park.
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.
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.
TRAVEL
November 11, 2007
CHATTING WITH THE EXPERTS If you're dreading holiday travel this year, check out latimes.com/holidaychat. Deal blogger Jen Leo, deputy travel editor Vani Rangachar and assistant travel editors Jane Engle and Rosemary McClure answer your questions about coping with the travails of the rush. DINING IN OAHU Oahu? Cheap? You must be kidding. Nope, we're not. We found 20 great meals for $20 or less, some in the heart of Waikiki and some just off the beaten path.
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