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Song: Joe Esposito's "You're The Best"
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Employees who have filed for worker's compensation sometimes get busted by doing stupid things like skipping, jogging and engaging in horseplay while they're supposed to be sidelined by serious injury.
But, if true, this worker's comp claimant takes the cake:
Prosecutors say that laid-up L.A. city ... More >>
Simone PazMaster Shi Yan Fan, Shaolin Warrior MonkThe Shaolin temple in China is 1,500 years old and one of the nation's most ancient sacred treasures, the source of all martial arts. The Shaolin temple in Los Angeles is 3 years old and is located in a Sherman Oaks storefront next to a pet st ... More >>
YouTubeDowntown's fight club.Forget amateur singers. The hottest thing on YouTube lately seems to be Southern California fist fights. And they're not just for taco shops, either.
The latest comes straight out of downtown L.A., where a bevy of boozed-up onlookers at a bar appeared to be treat ... More >>
UFCMixed martial arts starTito Ortiz Monday night said his girlfriend Jenna Jameson had a drug-use relapse and that he apparently confronted her that morning because "I'm not going to let my family go through that."
Ortiz was arrested by Huntington Beach police shortly before noon Monday aft ... More >>
Nicole CamposDustin David aims his propeller limbs at Jonah Ray's recycling.
Just one week from today, geek brethren: Matthew Vaughn's much anticipated, controversial, madder-than-a-hatter and -- judging by the early reactions -- all-but-assured cult classic adaptation of Mark Millar's Kick-A ... More >>
The Ultimate Fighting Championship comes to Los Angeles Saturday for UFC 104. Newly crowned star Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida will defend his light-heavyweight title against fellow Brazilian Maurico "Shogun" Rua.The bout at Staples Center will showcase the 31-year-old, undefeated champ, who's father i ... More >>