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July 10, 2013 | By Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times Daily Deal and Travel Blogger
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, the hip hotel that claims to foster "just the right amount of wrong," is giving away free Wednesday night stays -- for those who act fast. The online flash sale started about five minutes ago (as in 6 a.m. Wednesday -- that's today) and ends in 24 hours. So ask yourself: Could Wednesday be the new Friday? The deal: Wednesdays on Us is just that, a free night's stay at the Cosmopolitan with the purchase of a room on Tuesday or Thursday. Guests must pay in full and in advance, and no refunds if you change your mind.
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April 24, 2014 | By Eric Maddy
BASEBALL BIG VIII LEAGUE Corona 7, Corona Santiago 3 King 6, Corona Centennial 2 Norco 16, Eastvale Roosevelt 1   CENTURY LEAGUE Anaheim Canyon 4, El Modena 1 Brea Olinda 6, Villa Park 5   CITRUS BELT LEAGUE Yucaipa 5, Redlands East Valley 0   EMPIRE LEAGUE Cypress 6, Yorba Linda 3 La Palma Kennedy 4, Western 0 Placentia Valencia 6, Garden Grove Pacifica 3   EXPRESS LEAGUE ...
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 20, 1999
Tom Plate's Pacific Prospect columns will appear on Wednesdays hereafter.
SPORTS
April 22, 2014 | By Lance Pugmire
DALLAS - It's not just about getting under the Ducks' skin with the Dallas Stars, it's about penetrating their minds. The evidence includes Antoine Roussel's Game 3 punch directed at Ryan Getzlaf's cut-up face, Ryan Garbutt's slide that broke the right leg of Ducks defenseman Stephane Robidas, and Stars Coach Lindy Ruff's endorsement of the roughness. “A couple of scrums that, I'm pretty sure if you watch, our guys got punched in the face a few times … when you're getting punched in the face, you're going to punch back … playoff hockey's emotional,” Ruff said after Dallas' 3-0 victory that cut the Ducks' Western Conference first-round best-of-seven series lead to 2-1. After losing the first two games, the Stars clearly displayed their desperation mode in a 17-penalty battle, and now it's the Ducks' turn to answer in Game 4 on Wednesday at American Airlines Center.
NEWS
December 16, 1990
OK, so I'm in the minority. I loved "Cop Rock" and the week will seem so much longer when it's not there at 10 p.m. on Wednesdays. Ann P. Wilson, Santa Barbara
ENTERTAINMENT
November 4, 2011
One-Eyed Gypsy Where: 901 E. 1st St., L.A. When: Wednesdays through Saturdays, 5:30 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Price: Cocktails, $8 to $11 Info: one-eyedgypsy.com
ENTERTAINMENT
September 25, 2011
'The House That Sam Built: Sam Maloof and Art in the Pomona Valley, 1945-1985' Where: The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens When: Noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays through Fridays. 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Closed Tuesdays. Through Jan. 30. Contact: http://www.huntington.org or (626) 405-2100
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 10, 1997 | JULIO V. CANO
Free classes on parenting skills are being offered through the Adult Continuing Education Division of the North Orange County Community College District. "Powerful Parenting: For Parents Only," will run for 11 weeks starting Monday, from 7 to 9 p.m. The weekly course will be at the Yorba Linda Education Center, 4175 Fairmont Blvd. Three other classes will be offered on Wednesdays at Cypress Adult Continuing Education Center, 9200 Valley View St.: "Active Parenting of Teens," from 7 to 9 p.m.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 23, 2011
MUSIC Acid Mothers Temple The Japanese metal band brings its trippy brand of psych-influenced heavy rock to the Satellite. Flowing beards are an added bonus. Blues-punk outfit Shilpa Ray and Her Happy Hookers will open. The Satellite. 1717 Silver Lake Blvd. 8:30 p.m. $12. http://www.thesatellitela.com. Duran Duran The English new wave band that led the "Second British Invasion" of the U.S. in the 1980s is back with its 13th studio album, "All You Need Is Now. " Celebrate the record's official release at this concert, which will be streamed live online.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 14, 1997 | GREG BRAXTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The turmoil surrounding "Martin" star Martin Lawrence and the sexual harassment accusations filed against him by the show's female lead, Tisha Campbell, has not affected production of the series, Fox Entertainment President Peter Roth said Monday. "The show has always been delivered on time and is on track creatively," Roth told television writers gathered in Pasadena for the midseason Television Critics Assn. conference.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 21, 2014 | By Hector Tobar
You'd think giving away books would be an easy thing to do, but Melissa Eggerling tries to put a lot of creativity and a bit of theater into the act. On Wednesday, Eggerling will be one of 800 Southern Californians participating as "givers" in World Book Night, a program designed to distribute free books to people who might not read them otherwise. Last year Eggerling and her two young sons took boxes filled with the novel "Fahrenheit 451" and distributed them from a Los Angeles city fire truck in Eagle Rock.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 15, 2014 | By Ed Stockly
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 13 - 19, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SERIES Arrow Oliver, Canary, Diggle and Felicity (Stephen Amell, Caity Lotz, David Ramsey, Emily Bett Rickards) confront Slade (Manu Bennett) at the lair, and the resulting battle sends one member of Team Arrow to the hospital. 8 p.m. KTLA American Idol The finalists perform songs selected by their competitors in this new episode.
SPORTS
April 15, 2014 | By Ben Bolch
CLIPPERS AT PORTLAND Where: Moda Center. When: 7:30. On the air: TV: ESPN, Prime Ticket; Radio: 980. Records: Clippers 56-24; Trail Blazers 53-28. Update: Portland is locked in as the fifth-seeded team in the Western Conference and will open the playoffs on the road against the Houston Rockets. The Trail Blazers have gone 8-1 since LaMarcus Aldridge returned from a back injury. They could rest several starters against the Clippers in a game that will not affect their playoff positioning.
SPORTS
April 15, 2014 | By Ben Bolch
Blake Griffin might have made one decision unnecessary for Clippers Coach Doc Rivers. Griffin picked up his 16th technical foul late in the second quarter of a 117-105 win over the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday when he aggressively swiped at Timofey Mozgov, hitting the center in the head as he drove toward the basket. NBA rules stipulate that players are suspended for one game after collecting 16 technical fouls, meaning that Griffin would be forced to sit out the Clippers' regular-season finale against Portland on Wednesday unless his latest technical is rescinded.
SPORTS
April 14, 2014 | By Lance Pugmire
Among the three goalies the Western Conference top-seeded Ducks can choose to start Wednesday in their Stanley Cup playoff opener against the Dallas Stars, the one with the most wins doesn't expect to be in net. Jonas Hiller, who went 29-13-7 for the Ducks (54-20-8) but lost his final three games, was last off the ice at Monday's practice and was passed over in favor of 20-year-old rookie John Gibson on Sunday in what was a meaningless game in the standings. “I've had some sleepless nights … I've not been the happiest guy in the world to be around lately.
SPORTS
April 8, 2014 | By Steve Dilbeck
Eleven months and one unusual surgery later, it's the return of Josh Beckett. Barring something unexpected, Beckett will make his season debut Wednesday night against the Detroit Tigers. No small order -- he is essentially replacing Clayton Kershaw in the rotation. “He looks like the guy,” said Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly. Beckett has seen his comeback from summer surgery to remove a rib that was pressuring a nerve and causing finger numbness pushed back by a pair of recent injuries.
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