CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 1, 2014 |
Saturday was a wet day in Southern California, but rainfall totals were lower than the 2 inches or more seen in some locations on Friday. A flash flood watch remains in effect until 9 p.m. Saturday and a high surf advisory until 5 p.m. Sunday. Here's a sampling of rainfall totals throughout the region for the 24-hour period ending 7 p.m. Saturday: Alhambra 0.85 inches Beverly Hills 0.72 inches Costa Mesa 0.56 inches Downtown Los Angeles 0.83 inches Fullerton 0.59 inches Hollywood Reservoir 1.62 inches John Wayne Airport 0.55 inches Lancaster 0.25 inches Long Beach 0.25 inches Ontario 1.02 inches San Gabriel Dam 2.23 inches Santa Ana 0.34 inches Santa Monica 0.81 inches Simi Valley 1.50 inches Soledad Canyon 1.12 inches Thousand Oaks 1.07 inches ALSO: Fight over school's American flag T-shirt ban likely to continue California couple's gold-coin find called greatest in U.S. history Former NFL player Darren Sharper surrenders to police in New Orleans rape case Twitter: @cindychangLA firstname.lastname@example.org
February 27, 2014 |
Wells Fargo & Co. is slicing an additional 700 jobs from its mortgage operations, bringing staff reductions to about 7,000 -- nearly 12% of its home-lending workforce -- since last year, when rising interest rates ended a refinance boom. Processing and fulfillment employees around the country are getting the boot, said Tom Goyda, a spokesman for Des Moines-based Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, the country's No. 1 originator of residential loans....
February 25, 2014 |
Teen volleyball players, firefighters and female engineers are among the Los Angeles visitors who are expected to make 2014 one of the biggest years for the L.A. Convention Center in decades. The Convention Center has booked 29 conventions for 2014, surpassing the 22 conventions held at the facility last year. The events include 11 gatherings that are new to L.A. "Los Angeles is hot right now," said Ernest Wooden Jr., president and chief executive of the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board.
February 14, 2014 |
NEW YORK - Outside Studio 6B at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, the once and future home of "The Tonight Show," the smell of fresh paint and sawdust fills the air. Visitors to one of the last tapings of "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" are led up a back staircase by an NBC page, winding carefully past dusty drop cloths and dumpsters piled with construction waste. FOR THE RECORD: Jimmy Fallon: A Feb. 16 article about new "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon said that the program was returning to the same NBC New York studio where it resided for its first 15 years before Johnny Carson took the show to Burbank.
February 8, 2014 |
SOCHI, Russia - Blaze Kotsenburg was partying with friends at 3 a.m. in Salt Lake City on Saturday, all of them gathered around a television set moments before his little brother Sage was scheduled to fly his snowboard down a mountain in Russia. His cellphone rang. Blaze fished it out of his pocket. Who could be calling at this hour? "Blaze, it's Sage," said the scratchy voice on the other end. "Hey everybody, shut up, it's my brother calling from the Olympics!" Blaze shouted to his friends.
February 2, 2014 |
CORVALLIS, Ore. - What is said in the locker room, stays in the locker room … as a rule. But when the angry words seem to burst through brick and mortar, there was no way to ignore the significance. UCLA flat-out stunk Sunday. BOX SCORE: Oregon State 71, UCLA 67 Coach Steve Alford made that clear during a verbose 10-minute instant-review to his team following a 71-67 loss to Oregon State that denied the Bruins a chance to move closer to first-place Arizona in the Pac-12 Conference standings.