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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 20, 2013 | By Chris Goffard
Authorities have identified a man who jumped to his death Sunday night from the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro, but are waiting to notify his next of kin, a Los Angeles County coroner official said. Just after 8 p.m., the man drove his car to the top of the bridge, stopped and climbed out, leaving the vehicle running with the headlights on, Port of Los Angeles  spokesman Phillip Sanfield said Sunday. The man, who was in his 40s, climbed a security fence, which is about 10 feet high, and jumped into the water below, Sanfield said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 19, 2013 | By Christopher Goffard
Authorities are working to confirm the identity of a man who jumped to his death Sunday night from the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro. Just after 8 p.m., the man drove his car to the top of the bridge, stopped and climbed out, leaving it running with the headlights on, said Port of Los Angeles spokesman Phillip Sanfield. The man, who was in his 40s, climbed a security fence, which is about 10 feet high, and jumped into the water below, Sanfield said. A passenger boat retrieved the man, and rescue workers attempted CPR without success, Sanfield said.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 18, 2013 | By Jamie Wetherbe
Vincent Kartheiser will swap his sharp suits for ruffles and coattails. The Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis announced that the “Mad Men” star will play Mr. Darcy in its summer production of “Pride and Prejudice.” The adaptation by Simon Reade will begin previews July 6, with an official opening July 12. The limited engagement will run through Aug. 31. Guthrie leader Joe Dowling will direct; no additional casting has been announced....
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 16, 2013
Vincent G. Dowling Actor, director gave Tom Hanks early break Actor and director Vincent G. Dowling, 83, who left behind a long career with Ireland's national theater to run a Shakespeare festival in Cleveland where he gave a young Tom Hanks an early break as an actor, died May 10 at a Boston hospital. The cause was complications from surgery, said his wife, Olwen. At 16, Dowling left school in his native Dublin to become an actor and in 1953 joined the Abbey Theatre, Ireland's national theater company.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 7, 2013 | By Frank Shyong, Los Angeles Times
Around the corner from the bustle and roar of Broadway's Jewelry District in downtown L.A., a quiet alley serves as a respite for locals and tourists. Shops and restaurants with colorful awnings and peeling brick facades present a kitschy, Old World scene, complete with a potbellied chef statue, and a Marilyn Monroe perched in a pink Cadillac. On most days, a group of Armenian men can be spotted hunched over a backgammon board, shrouded in cigarette smoke. But the fate of St. Vincent's Court - a California historical landmark - has been thrown into question after a complaint prompted a city crackdown on outdoor seating.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 4, 2013 | By Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times Film Critic
Don't look to be entranced by "Trance. " It starts out like a house afire, but by the time it's over we're the ones feeling burned. A slick heist tale with more twists than sense, this is one movie that ends up outsmarting itself. Both the good and the bad things in "Trance" are traceable to director Danny Boyle, who assembled the capable cast (James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel, Rosario Dawson) and has long wanted to film this project. As co-written by Joe Ahearne (whose 2001 British TV movie was the basis for this production)
ENTERTAINMENT
March 20, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Alexis Bledel and Vincent Kartheiser, whose characters had an illicit affair in the AMC series "Mad Men," are engaged. This will be the first marriage for Bledel, 31, and Kartheiser, 33. People and Us Weekly confirmed the news, and Bledel's pal told Us Weekly that "they couldn't be happier. " "Vincent proposed a few weeks ago. She's been wearing her ring. It's huge!" PHOTOS: 'Mad Men' Season 6 premiere Bledel, who starred in the beloved "Gilmore Girls" series, dated costar Milo Ventimiglia for three years before splitting in 2006.
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February 19, 2013
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SPORTS
February 18, 2013 | By Jim Peltz, Los Angeles Times
Adding to a banner day for women in U.S. motor racing, Courtney Force won drag racing's funny car event Sunday at the NHRA Winternationals in Pomona. Hours after Danica Patrick made history by capturing the pole position for NASCAR's Daytona 500, Force powered her Ford funny car past Ron Capps of Carlsbad in the final round of eliminations at Auto Club Raceway. Force, the 24-year-old daughter of legendary funny car driver John Force of Yorba Linda, prevailed with a run of 4.025 seconds at 317.12 mph down the 1,000-foot drag strip.
BUSINESS
February 7, 2013 | By Lauren Beale
Actor-director-producer Vincent Gallo has listed a loft for sale in downtown L.A. at $1.295 million. The 2,610-square-foot loft in the former National Biscuit Co. building features three levels, two patio/garden spaces, an exposed brick wall, two bedrooms and three bathrooms. Building amenities include a 24-hour doorman, a swimming pool, a gym and gated parking. PHOTOS: The five tallest buildings in L.A. Gallo starred in such independent films as "The Legend of Kaspar Hauser" (2012)
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