Environmental activist Erin Brockovich, portrayed by Julia Roberts in a 2000 movie about her fight over the pollution of a California town, was arrested on suspicion of boating while intoxicated at Lake Mead near Las Vegas, authorities said Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) - On a feel-good night for Broadway, it was only natural that the Tony Award go to its most feel-good musical, the joyous "Kinky Boots." But most everything about Sunday's Tony telecast was warmhearted, from inspiring speeches about the theatrical community to the inspired antics of Neil Patrick Harris, who should officially be awarded the host job on a permanent basis.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Japanese troops will converge on California's southern coast in the next two weeks as part of a military exercise with U.S. troops aimed at improving that country's amphibious attack abilities.
This is directed to the parents who are not monitoring their children's time on line. I am a counselor at a local junior high school. Fortunately, I would say the majority of parents do monitor their children's time on sites like Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and other social networking sites. Other parents are completely unaware of where their children are online and what they are saying online. ...
It took only the opening two paragraphs for me to feel compelled to inform columnist Kevin Buck that he is so uninformed about Republican thinking (June 4 "Scandals and the Republican fainting couch") regarding the most unqualified and inept (if not also the most destructive) president that our nation has endured.
It happened when my son and I went to L.A. City Hall to take care of a parking ticket. My oldest boy has a hard time remembering that cars parked illegally in the city of Los Angeles get a small piece of paper that represents a fine.
Maybe it's different for you, especially if you're reading this in an actual newspaper. But if you're online with me right now (trust me, I am at the computer as you're reading - that's what I do), you're probably in need of some silence.
When Agua Dulce resident Cecilia Secka tired of her career in the hospitality industry, she did the unusual.
MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James had another decision to make. If he got dunked on, he would endure one of the game's ultimate personal indignities. Or he could wind up making a play that would become the latest entry on his own copious highlight reel. Suffice to say, Tiago Splitter lost this round. James blocked Splitter's dunk at the rim, the first salvo in what became a brilliant 38-second sequence by the NBA's reigning MVP. ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dan Uggla had two homers and four RBIs, Freddie Freeman drove in three more runs with a double, and Mike Minor kept the Atlanta Braves' rotation rolling with six solid innings in an 8-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday.
BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Red Sox are certainly enjoying playing a lot more this season.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A 29-year-old contractor who claims to have worked at the National Security Agency and the CIA allowed himself to be revealed Sunday as the source of disclosures about the U.S. government's secret surveillance programs, risking prosecution by the U.S. government.
PARIS (AP) - If Rafael Nadal truly was going to be challenged, if his bid for an unprecedented eighth French Open championship would be slowed even a bit, this might have been the moment.
NEW YORK (AP) - Talented children and high-energy musical performances will be on tap Sunday night as the Tony Awards kick off, capping a season that hasn't produced a runaway favorite show and only one starry celebrity nomination in Tom Hanks.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - On a warm spring day, farmworker Cristina Melendez was bedridden and unable to make her way back into the asparagus fields of central California for the kind of backbreaking work she's done since childhood.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
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