Archive for May, 2015

Motorcyclist killed in Pasadena collision

A 19-year-old man was killed Sunday in Pasadena after his motorcycle collided with another vehicle, authorities said.

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L.A. County drought plan decried by residents facing big water bills

Andrew Chadd was startled when he opened the notice from the Los Angeles County agency that supplies water to his neighborhood in the unincorporated community of Littlerock.

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Islamic State threatens to seize Syrian border town from other rebels

Islamic State militants were reported Sunday to be closing in on a strategic border town in northwestern Syria’s Aleppo province near the Turkish frontier after routing rival rebel groups in fierce clashes.

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Huntington Beach’s Hagen Danner keeps growing as a baseball player

Sitting in the Huntington Beach dugout holding a paper cup in one hand and a bag of sunflower seeds in the other and wearing stylish sunglasses, 16-year-old pitcher Hagen Danner looks extremely comfortable in a baseball setting.

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Johnny Manziel reportedly harassed by man at Byron Nelson Classic

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel reportedly was heckled by a man while attending the Byron Nelson Classic on Saturday.

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Janelle Monae rocks MOCA gala honoring John Baldessari

The writing was on the wall — scrawled, repeatedly, in black ink and projected onto the sides of the tent: “I will not make any more boring art.”

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Secretary of State Kerry breaks leg in biking accident overseas

Secretary of State John Kerry headed to a Boston hospital Sunday after breaking his leg in a bicycling accident in Switzerland and cutting short a diplomatic trip focused on nuclear negotiations with Iran.

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Texas cleans up after overnight storms, flooding

Jeff Dyson figured his riverfront neighborhood was prepared for the second round of major storms that hit Texas this weekend, but then the water started rising.

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Young homegrown extremists pose threat in Saudi Arabia

Nearly three years ago, a Saudi Arabian university student applied for a passport to travel to Syria or Iraq, where he hoped to join two cousins fighting for the extremist group now known as Islamic State.

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Young homegrown extremists pose threat in Saudi Arabia

Nearly three years ago, a Saudi Arabian university student applied for a passport to travel to Syria or Iraq, where he hoped to join two cousins fighting for the extremist group now known as Islamic State.

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