Posts Tagged ‘southern’

College admissions scandal: Alleged ruse included a pole vaulter photo and $475,000

Elisabeth Kimmel, an attorney turned media executive, and her husband, a former San Diego County prosecutor, both attended elite universities.

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Southern California Muslims host candlelight vigil tonight for New Zealand shooting victims

Muslim, Jewish and Christian faith leaders will gather for a candlelight vigil at 7 p.m. Saturday in Pasadena to remember the victims of the mass shootings in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Hot Property Newsletter: Rambling and a rumpled raincoat

Our clocks have been adjusted, spring is almost here and the bulk of the winter rains are behind us. What’s also moving ahead besides time?

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Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal reach semis showdown: Enjoy it while you can

The tennis match that drives ticket sales, TV ratings and the increasing heartbeats of sports fans is set for Saturday, in a huge stadium that rises out of the Southern California desert like a concrete mirage. Yes, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal won their quarterfinal matches Friday at the BNP…

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Southern California Muslims react to New Zealand massacre: ‘It could have been us’

The worshipers sat in rows inside the mosque, the men in the front and women behind. Dozens of believers of other faiths settled in between. Hundreds of Muslims , Jews, Christians and Sikhs gathered at the Islamic Center of Southern California on Friday for prayers, some hoping to find the guidance..

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Elite L.A. prep schools get subpoenas from feds in college cheating scandal

The federal investigation into a massive cheating scandal in which prominent actors and business leaders got their children into elite universities included seeking records from several prominent Southern California prep schools, according to two sources familiar with the probe. The sources did…

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Elite L.A. prep schools get subpoenas from feds in college cheating scandal

The federal investigation into a massive cheating scandal in which prominent actors and business leaders got their children into elite universities included seeking records from several prominent Southern California prep schools, according to two sources familiar with the probe. The sources did..

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Edison CEO talks wildfires, climate change and the utility’s vanishing monopoly

These days, Pedro Pizarro spends a lot of time fighting fires. Pizarro is president and chief executive of Edison International, parent company of Southern California Edison, which provides electricity to 15 million people

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New York co-living company plans $100 million expansion with Los Angeles apartment developer

Co-living is one the newest trends in urban housing, and it has prompted a New York operator to join with a Los Angeles developer to create $100 million worth of shared, furnished apartments to help meet a projected deep demand in Southern California.

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Thunder, lightning and hail: Winter puts on a show as rain moves into L.A.

An atmospheric-river-fueled winter storm hammered the region with heavy rain, hail and thunderstorms overnight, producing a dramatic lightning show in the Southern California sky — and it’s not over yet. The latest storm in the state’s wild winter , which dumped heavy rain on Santa Barbara County..

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