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  • Verdugo Views: Some soaring memories of El Miradero

    Verdugo Views: Some soaring memories of El Miradero
    Austeene Watkins grew up at El Miradero (now Brand Library) as the ward of her aunt, Mary Louise Brand. She married in 1909 and lived in Los Angeles, returning often for her uncle’s parties. L.C. Brand, known to Watkins as Uncle Les, enjoyed...
  • Family insists son who jumped from CV High roof was bullied

    Family insists son who jumped from CV High roof was bullied
    Days after their 15-year-old son died after jumping off of a third-story building at his high school, the parents of Drew Ferraro said they learned by reading his journal that he had been bullied by classmates in the last months of his life. "There was...
  • Disney strikes deal to distribute movies to Chinese cable viewers

    Disney strikes deal to distribute movies to Chinese cable viewers
    The Walt Disney Co.has reached an agreement that would bring Pixar Animation Studios' "Cars 2," Disney's"The Muppets" and other approved films to Chinese cable television viewers, broadening the Burbank entertainment giant's access in the world's most...
  • After steep loss, Sears to sell 11 stores to General Growth Properties

    After steep loss, Sears to sell 11 stores to General Growth Properties
    Sears Holdings Corp.said Thursday that it will spin off its smaller Hometown and Outlet stores as well as some hardware stores in a deal expected to raise $400 million to $500 million as it seeks to regain profitability and market share. The operator...
  • Rick Caruso, Joe Torre withdraw from bidding to buy Dodgers

    Rick Caruso, Joe Torre withdraw from bidding to buy Dodgers
    Americana owner Rick Caruso and former Dodgers manager Joe Torre have withdrawn a joint bid to buy the Dodgers, three people familiar with the sale process said Thursday. Caruso cited owner Frank McCourt's refusal to include the Dodger Stadium parking...
  • Armenian genocide successors' claims against insurers dismissed

    Armenian genocide successors' claims against insurers dismissed
    Survivors of Armenian genocide victims can't sue German insurance companies for failing to pay claims on their ancestors because only the federal government has the power to bring foreign entities to U.S. courts, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals...
  • Los Angeles Times launches new membership program

    Los Angeles Times launches new membership program
    The Los Angeles Times will begin charging readers for access to its online news, joining a growing roster of major news organizations looking for a way to offset declines in revenue. Starting March 5, online readers will be asked to buy a digital...
  • Times Community News online content to remain free

    The Los Angeles Times’ announcement Friday that it would start charging for full access to its website will not affect the company’s community news division. Starting March 5, people who do not subscribe to the Los Angeles Times print edition...
  • DreamWorks Animation's fourth-quarter earnings drop sharply

    DreamWorks Animation's fourth-quarter earnings drop sharply
    DreamWorksAnimation saw a sharp decline in profit in the fourth quarter of 2011 compared with a year earlier, reflecting weak holiday DVD sales. The Glendale studio reported that it earned net income of $24.3 million, or 29 cents a share, in the quarter,...
  • Verdugo Views: The builders of Twelve Oaks Lodge

    Verdugo Views: The builders of Twelve Oaks Lodge
    Two generous people who spent their winters in La Crescenta, instead of in the Midwest, donated their property for a home for the elderly. Today it is Twelve Oaks Lodge. James and Effie Fifield were well established in Minneapolis, where he headed up...
  • Forest Service to drop fees at most national forests

    Forest Service to drop fees at most national forests
    The U.S. Forest Service plans to grant free access to nearly all national forest lands, scaling back unpopular recreation fees that have raised the ire of hikers but also sent millions of dollars to Southern California's heavily used forests. The...
  • Memo causes confusion about start of bullet train construction

    Memo causes confusion about start of bullet train construction
    The state's long-standing plan to start construction of the bullet train from Southern California to the Bay Area this year, part of an effort to comply with federal grant agreements, was thrown into confusion this week. Roelof van Ark, chief executive...