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All anyone wanted to talk about this week was the story of the Dentist and the Lion. Sounds like the title of a children's book. But of course the tragic tale of Cecil and Minnesota dental practitioner Walter Palmer is anything but the stuff of fairy tales.

<p>A scene from "Life is A Bed Of Roses."</p>

No comment on the commentary on Resnais film collection

Alain Resnais, who died a little more than a year ago, was the most avant garde filmmaker of the French New Wave, except perhaps for Godard, who deconstructed filmic convention till there was nothing left. Resnais, despite all his manipulation of time and narrative unreliability, was still rooted in some notion of story; he also was fascinated by stage drama, which Godard never showed any interest in.

<p>Glendale Fighting Club's Ronda Rousey knocked out Bethe Correia in 34 seconds Saturday night in Brazil to successfully defend her UFC women's bantamweight title.</p>

UFC 190: Ronda Rousey defends title with 34-second knockout of Bethe Correia

Just five days prior to their highly anticipated Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight title showdown, “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey was urged by challenger Bethe Correia to keep the fight standing.

Errors doom Arroyo Seco baseball in 4-3 loss

COMPTON — When the Arroyo Seco Saints Palomino 19-and-under baseball team is playing well, typically it’s easy to tell.

<p>Jazz drummer Joe LaBarbera hosts "Marching to the Beat of His Own Drum: The Music and Life of Bill Evans," a mixture of talk and liver musical performance, at Boston Court in Pasadena on Saturday.</p>

Drumming up the works of Evans

When it comes to jazz drummers, Los Angeles has an embarrassment of riches. Trap drummers, big band swingers, mallet artists, studio generalists, hand drummers and ethnic specialists abound, all to be found in the Local 47 directory. One of the most intimate settings for jazz drummers is the trio, of which Joe LaBarbera is a living master.

<p>Jay and Kristen Jennings have a drought-tolerant front yard at their home in Burbank on Friday, April 17, 2015. The Jennings have also replaced their parkway grass with drought-tolerant pants.</p>

Burbank squeaks past its water conservation goals

Under pressure to meet a state-mandated target for water conservation, Burbank cut its water use by more than a quarter in June, slightly surpassing its target for the month. State and local officials, however, continue to stress the need for long-term water savings.

<p>Kids in groups pool their ideas into making a single mural with a large piece of paper and markers during Kool Dayz Camp at Pacific Community Center in Glendale on Friday, July 31, 2015.</p>

Glendale 'Kool Dayz' camp in demand

With just about one week before children return to Glendale Unified’s public schools on Aug. 10, hundreds of them who have attended the city’s Kool Dayz Day Camp over the past several weeks were still enjoying their free time on Friday morning as they made crafts, played basketball and enjoyed free play.

The Focused Student: Organizing a satisfying study session is crucial

It should come as no surprise to you by now, that helping your kids develop better focusing skills is a combination of planning and flexibility. Hopefully, you and your family have developed some good study skills early on, but even if you haven’t, it’s not too late to improve your situation.

Drivers quiet down and race in Burbank

Drivers quiet down and race in Burbank

Super low to the ground. Hugging the corners. Small spinouts. No problem.

<p>In this Aug. 2010 file photo, 7-year-old Ava Bond of Duarte smiles as she explores a Los Angeles County Sheriff vehicle during the National Night Out at Memorial Park in La Ca&ntilde;ada.</p>

Sheriff invites public to try safety on for size in La Cañada

To increase public safety by better acquainting the public with local law enforcement agencies and other community resources, the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station hosts the 34th annual National Night Out Tuesday evening at La Cañada’s Ross Dress for Less.

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