He shouldn't have looked in the truck. The IED had blown it up and sent its occupants to Kingdom Come. "What I saw in there was the worst thing I will ever see in my life," U.S. Army Specialist Andrew O'Brien says. It was so bad that he later tried to kill himself. Because try as he might, he couldn ... More >>
If you're an Angels fan looking for more ways to prove your diehard loyalty, there's a book out there that might hold a helpful suggestion or two. Baseball writer Joe Haakenson recently released 100 Things Angels Fans Should Know and Do before They Die and we took some excerpts from the book to guid ... More >>
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Updated below with more details from yesterday's raid.Investigators from the L.A. County district attorney's office served search warrants at 12 locations this morning as part of an investigation of alleged corruption at the county assessor's office.The D.A. is investigating allegations of bribery a ... More >>
Obnoxious L.A. pet owners face $250 fine
A scowl worthy of Sheriff Joe?Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has become the posterboy of tough, rogue immigration policing in the age of Bush/Obama. (And don't think for a second that conditions have improved for America's huddled masses under the "HOPE" banner of the latter. In fact, the ... More >>
In a strange about-face, the president tries to hack medical marijuana off at the knees
Updated at the bottom: As power seems to be coming back on, California electricity officials issue a "flex-alert" for the entire state. A power outage affecting all of San Diego County has been reported today, and now we're seeing tweets that the lights have gone out in Dana Point, Laguna Ni ... More >>
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Photo by Laura CrostaChely Wright is a gay country singer, which for some feels like calling someone a clumsy heart surgeon or a nymphomaniac nun. You just can't be both. It's partly this prevailing idea that somehow "gay" and "country star" is an oxymoron that kept Wright in the closet for ... More >>
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