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Talking BC politics and #opengov and enjoying the weather with @pollockdan in Los Angeles! #dtla

Adriel Hampton

Talking BC politics and #opengov and enjoying the weather with @pollockdan in Los Angeles! #dtla

LA Metro Green Line Track

Craig Dietrich

LA Metro Green Line Track

Tess Henley 03/20/2015 #9

Justin Higuchi

Tess Henley 03/20/2015 #9

Honey County 03/19/2015 #2

Justin Higuchi

Honey County 03/19/2015 #2

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Writer's Read Featuring Author Sam Weller at College of DuPage 2015 12

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David Wilson

20140907 51 The Mayan Nightclub

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LA Marathon run tomorrow in record HEAT for kids in Africa, support me @ http://bit.ly/danwater #cleanWater #teamWorldVision

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LA Marathon run tomorrow in record HEAT for kids in Africa, support me @ http://bit.ly/danwater #cleanWater #teamWorldVision

Young Rising Sons 03/11/2015 #11

Justin Higuchi

Young Rising Sons 03/11/2015 #11

Writers Read Featuring Author Sam Weller at College of DuPage 2015

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Writers Read Featuring Author Sam Weller at College of DuPage 2015

Los Angeles 2015

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Los Angeles 2015

Erika Williams-Rogers, Business Coach at Elevate Lyfe

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Grayce 03/06/2015 #11

Justin Higuchi

Grayce 03/06/2015 #11

Alexz Johnson 03/05/2015 #9

Justin Higuchi

Alexz Johnson 03/05/2015 #9

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Vocal Recital Angeles Victoria De Los - Mozart W.a. Wagner R. Gounod C.-f. Massenet J. Granados E. Fuste E. Turina J. -1949-1955- Victoria De Los Angeles Idis

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Icelanders boost medical research by donating their DNA to science

Scientists who sequenced the entire genomes of 2,636 people in Iceland have produced a trove of valuable information about the nature, location and frequency of human genetic variations.

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Lakers Blog (Los Angeles Times)

Wisconsin shows commitment to winning, again, beats UNC, 79-72

How annoying it is to play Wisconsin could be seen by the way guard Zak Showalter went about his business Thursday.

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Booster Shots

Woman who went missing for 10 days issues statement on disappearance

A San Bernardino woman who disappeared this month but returned 10 days later has issued a statement explaining why.

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Opinion L.A.

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw looks ready for opening day

Clayton Kershaw made what is expected to be his longest start of the exhibition season Thursday, limiting the Chicago White Sox to one run over six innings in the Dodgers' 9-6 victory at Camelback Ranch.

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Booster Shots

Government halts enrollment of veterans in helicopter flight program

The federal government, concerned about violations that have cost taxpayers tens of millions of dollars, has barred new enrollment of military veterans in an Arizona flight program and is reviewing the conduct of a second, Utah-based school.

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Booster Shots

After recalls, Toyota ready to grow again

After extended introspection at the world's biggest automaker, Toyota Motor Corp. says it has put its massive recalls behind it and is preparing to reengage its growth engine once again.

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Lakers Blog (Los Angeles Times)

Appeals court to reconsider ruling against San Diego gun-control rule

A federal appeals court agreed Thursday to reconsider a decision that made it easier to receive a permit to carry a concealed weapon.

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Lakers Blog (Los Angeles Times)

San Diego: Sandwiches at Rare Form

  The opening event for this last Bartenders Weekend in San Diego was held at Rare Form, a studious looking bar with actual reading lamps on the communal tables. We decided to get… Continue reading

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The Minty

Drybar's On-the-Go Blowouts Now Beautifying Beverly Hills Today

Just as expectedessential beautification spot Drybar has debuted its latest buttercup yellow-hued blowout bar in Beverly Hills. Located in Little Tel-Aviv

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Racked LA

O.C. grads 'embarrassed' by ex-classmate's anti-gay initiative

While the Orange County lawyer who suibmitted a proposed ballot measure calling for the killing of gay people appears to have gone underground, hundreds of his former classmates have stepped forward to denounce him.

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Lakers Blog (Los Angeles Times)

Today's Video Link

The other day, I linked to the opening number from one of the Gypsy of the Year award shows put on by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. That one brought back a number of members of the original cast of West Side Story and so many of you loved it that I've got another one for […]

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news from me

Mayweather-Pacquiao: MGM imposes blackout on rival Vegas properties

Planning on going to Las Vegas to watch the Manny Pacuqiao-Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight on May 2 and don't have a ticket? Better make sure you stay at an MGM-owned hotel.

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Opinion L.A.

Products: Pyracantha Fruit — my photography on smartphone cases, cards, totes and more!

iPhone and Samsung Cases | Cards and Wall-sized photographic prints    Mug | Travel Mug | Tote Bags This photo, and more, available on a variety of products from RedBubble. Order directly online. See my entire portfolio on RedBubble Products: Pyracantha Fruit — my photography on smartphone cases, cards, totes and more! is a post from My Word with Douglas E. Welch […]

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WATCH: Deaf Gay Man's Powerful Story of Coming Out to His Family and Overcoming Isolation

In a powerful coming out story for I'm From Driftwood, Richard Mesich explains the isolation he felt thinking he was the only deaf gay man in the world

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Video tip: Flambé 101 (and a recipe)

Flambéing is the act of burning, or "flaming," off the alcohol in a food by igniting it. Whether done tableside at a fine restaurant or over your own stove as you prepare a dish, it can make for a dramatic presentation.

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Opinion L.A.

Why aren't Italians fat? It's a question of pasta portion size

That’s a question Elizabeth Minchilli, an American who has lived in Rome for years, is constantly asked. Full disclosure: The food writer happens to be on the slender side herself.

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Money & Company

Airstrikes continue in Yemen as regional forces join conflict

Warplanes struck Yemeni military bases Thursday as anti-aircraft fire echoed over Sana, the capital, a day after Saudi Arabia and other nations in the region launched attacks on Shiite Muslim rebels who have seized the city and sent Yemen’s president fleeing.

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Money & Company

Emmy Contenders Chat: 'Broad City's' Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson on Thursday

Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson just finished the second season of their insanely fun and ridiculously awesome Comedy Central series "Broad City" and what better way to celebrate than to visit the Los Angeles Times?

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Money & Company

Troubadour from old Arizona clan tells great, great, great, great stories

Ted Ramirez steadies his cowboy hat and slides behind an oversize cup of coffee at a trendy diner a few blocks from what remains of Tucson's first building, the Spanish fortress his great-great-great-great-grandfather had a hand in establishing.

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Opinion L.A.

TCM festival to kick off with 'Sound of Music'

The hottest ticket in Hollywood this week isn't for an anticipated new action film or a cutting-edge band — it's for a 50-year-old movie about a singing nun-to-be who takes a stressful baby-sitting job.

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Booster Shots

Optimism for nuclear deal grows as Iran talks resume

Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif resumed negotiations Thursday morning, hoping to continue accelerating progress toward a deal to restrain Iran’s nuclear program.

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Money & Company