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Two actresses implicated in college bribe scheme

LOS ANGELES — Thirteen people, including Hollywood actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, were arrested March 12 in Los Angeles in connection with an alleged multimillion-dollar nationwide bribery scheme to get students into elite colleges, including USC, UCLA and Stanford. The alleged conspiracy focused on getting students admitted to prestigious universities as recruited athletes, regardless Read More…

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Solar eclipse has thousands looking skyward

LOS ANGELES — From rooftops, open fields, street corners and office windows, Angelenos turned their eyes to the sky Aug. 21 to catch a glimpse of the first solar eclipse visible in the United States since 1979. At the Griffith Observatory, thousands of star-gazers waited hours to view the eclipse, even though Southern California was Read More…

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar expected to make a full recovery

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Legendary Lakers center and NBA Hall-of-Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar underwent quadruple coronary-bypass surgery at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, but is expected to make a full recovery, hospital officials said today. Abdul-Jabbar was admitted to the hospital with cardiovascular disease and underwent surgery on Thursday — his 68th birthday, according to UCLA Read More…