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New downtown L.A. boarding school aims to enhance culture, education

New downtown L.A. boarding school aims to enhance culture, education

by ChicoUser since 6 hours in Politics via latimes.com

The elevator doors slide open on the 11th Floor, and Annie Chau, 14, walks down a plush carpeted hallway, a backpack slung over her shoulder.

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Live Nation's bid to run Greek Theatre gets parks panel's backing

Live Nation's bid to run Greek Theatre gets parks panel's backing

by ChicoUser since 13 hours in Politics via latimes.com

The Greek Theatre could change hands after a Los Angeles city commission recommended Thursday that another company take over running the historic...

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Auto review: 2015 Acura TLX is comfortable, competent and quiet

Auto review: 2015 Acura TLX is comfortable, competent and quiet

by ChicoUser since 4 hours in Politics via latimes.com

Honda may build some of the most popular and competitive cars in the country, but that doesn't mean its Acura formalwear division has the same mojo.

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'Killing Bigfoot': Sad days for poor Sasquatch

'Killing Bigfoot': Sad days for poor Sasquatch

by ChicoUser since 4 hours in Politics via latimes.com

Is it possible to feel sorry for something that doesn't exist? If so, then Bigfoot deserves our sympathies.

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David Cameron labels EU demand for extra £1.7bn from UK unacceptable

David Cameron labels EU demand for extra £1.7bn from UK unacceptable

by iMan since 4 hours in Politics via theguardian.com

Britain hit with recalibrated contribution as PM faces anger over European membership from Ukip and his own backbenchersEuropes finance ministers...

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Giants' Tim Hudson ready for his leading role after all these years

Giants' Tim Hudson ready for his leading role after all these years

by ChicoUser since 13 hours in Politics via latimes.com

Team Moneyball will be represented at the World Series, again.

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France reclaims the title of world's biggest wine producer

France reclaims the title of world's biggest wine producer

by ChicoUser since 2 hours in Politics via latimes.com

France has once again become the biggest wine producer in the world, up 10% from last year, according to the French agency OIV (Organisation...

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Dem. Sen Shaheen, GOP candidate Brown spar over Ebola, ISIS in NH debate

Dem. Sen Shaheen, GOP candidate Brown spar over Ebola, ISIS in NH debate

by Silver since 14 hours in Politics via foxnews.com

Polls show a tight contest, and the race is among those expected to determine control of the Senate.

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Overturned vehicle closes eastbound lanes on 10 Freeway in Santa Monica

Overturned vehicle closes eastbound lanes on 10 Freeway in Santa Monica

by ChicoUser since 12 hours in Politics via latimes.com

An overturned vehicle in the McClure Tunnel shut down all eastbound lanes of the 10 Freeway in Santa Monica late Thursday evening, authorities said.

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Capitol Field Notes: For Nervous House Incumbents, October Means a Money Ch

Capitol Field Notes: For Nervous House Incumbents, October Means a Money Ch

by King since 7 hours in Politics via nytimes.com

A heavy volume of last-minute campaign contributions is often the sign of a close race.

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Midterm elections will rack up $4 billion in spending: watchdog group

Midterm elections will rack up $4 billion in spending: watchdog group

by Magier since 8 hours in Politics via nydailynews.com

Congressional candidates and outside groups will spend almost $4 billion this year — breaking the record $3.6 billion spent in the 2010 midterms...

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EU contribution: Cameron will have to pay up, says Farage

EU contribution: Cameron will have to pay up, says Farage

by iMan since 7 hours in Politics via theguardian.com

Prime minister under pressure from Tory backbenchers to refuse additional £1.7bn for the EU budgetNigel Farage has claimed that David Cameron will...

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MPs shall go to the ball thanks to more than £100,000 of free hospitality

MPs shall go to the ball thanks to more than £100,000 of free hospitality

by iMan since 4 hours in Politics via theguardian.com

Analysis of register reveals MPs have accepted VIP tickets, often from corporations, and £800,000 worth of foreign trips MPs have been given free...

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Is liberal favorite Elizabeth Warren open to 2016 presidential run?

Is liberal favorite Elizabeth Warren open to 2016 presidential run?

by ChicoUser since 6 hours in Politics via latimes.com

Much to the disappointment of her ardent fans, Elizabeth Warren has repeatedly, emphatically and in no uncertain terms said she is not running for...

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Peyton Manning has new signal call: 'Elway, Elway'

Peyton Manning has new signal call: 'Elway, Elway'

by ChicoUser since 6 hours in Politics via latimes.com

Legendary Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway made an active reappearance on the field during the Thursday night football game against the San...

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What we learned from the Kings' 2-0 victory over the Sabres

What we learned from the Kings' 2-0 victory over the Sabres

by ChicoUser since 4 hours in Politics via latimes.com

There were multiple storylines heading into the Kings game against Buffalo on Thursday night but the usual themes emerged by the time they left...

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Edward Carey discusses his gothic adventure, 'Heap House'

Edward Carey discusses his gothic adventure, 'Heap House'

by ChicoUser since 4 hours in Politics via latimes.com

It's 1875, and all of London's trash is banished to a wasteland known as "the heaps." The Iremonger family presides over this grim realm from Heap...

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What's it like being a Ukip voter on the Guardian website?

What's it like being a Ukip voter on the Guardian website?

by iMan since 10 hours in Politics via theguardian.com

Ukip voters explain their support for the party and why theyre happy to spend time arguing in its favour on a site not ideologically supportive of...

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Airfare: $790 round trip from LAX to Bangkok, Thailand, on Delta

Airfare: $790 round trip from LAX to Bangkok, Thailand, on Delta

by ChicoUser since 3 hours in Politics via latimes.com

Thailand has seen its share of turmoil this year — the military took over the government in May — but things are calm for now, which makes this...

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First Draft: Maine’s Most Famous Summer Residents Endorse Its Governor

First Draft: Maine’s Most Famous Summer Residents Endorse Its Governor

by King since 3 hours in Politics via nytimes.com

George and Barbara Bush have endorsed Gov. Paul LePage for re-election in Maine.

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