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  1. Biblio File: California gang originsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    According to a news release, first-time novelist Weldon Shaw retired from the California Department of Corrections in 2012 where he was a gang investigator. Now living in Corning, Shaw draws on his knowledge of gang history in presenting the book-length narrative of a character named Emilio Cerna.

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  2. Biblio File: California gang originsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    According to a news release, first-time novelist Weldon Shaw retired from the California Department of Corrections in 2012 where he was a gang investigator. Now living in Corning, Shaw draws on his knowledge of gang history in presenting the book-length narrative of a character named Emilio Cerna.

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  3. The Muppets to team up with several YouTube starsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    It's time to play the music. It's time to light the lights. It's time to stream the video.

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  4. The Latest: Mayweather-Pacquiao in a big of a stalemateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    Manny Pacquiao smiled broadly as he walked to a song he sang himself. In his entourage was an unsmiling Jimmy Kimmel, dressed to look something like pop star Justin Bieber, a frequent member of Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s entourage.

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  5. Hollywood rolls out red carpet to 'influencer' fansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    Clad in his pajamas, Reid Jones often blogs about Marvel superhero movies, with starry ambitions of one day becoming an entertainment journalist. A few weeks ago, the 16-year-old woke up to that opportunity when he was invited to conduct red carpet interviews with the stars of Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" during the Los Angeles premiere.

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  6. 1920s silent film, Native American cast get due decades lateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    A long-lost silent film admired by historians as a rare visual account of Native American customs is being released after a private detective in North Carolina stumbled across a damaged copy. "The Daughter of Dawn" - first screened in Los Angeles in 1920 - features a large cast of Comanche and Kiowa people and shows scenes of buffalo hunting and ceremonial dances obscured by time.

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  7. The Latest: Michelle Obama wears dress by Japan-born ShojiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    First lady Michelle Obama paid tribute to the nation of honor at Tuesday's White House state dinner by wearing a gown by Japanese-born designer Tadashi Shoji. Sleeveless, with an empire waist and floor-grazing chiffon pleats, the rich purple gown was at once regal and airy.

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  8. Don Mankiewicz, Oscar-nominated screenwriter, dies at 93Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    Don M. Mankiewicz, an Oscar-nominated screenwriter from a legendary Hollywood family who created the television shows "Marcus Welby, M.D." and "Ironside," has died at age 93. His son John tells the Los Angeles Times that Mankiewicz died Saturday of congestive heart failure at his home near Los Angeles. After graduating from Columbia University and serving in Army intelligence, Mankiewicz became a staff writer for the New Yorker and wrote a novel.

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  9. San Francisco poised to ban performances by exotic animalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    San Francisco is poised to ban performances using bears, lions, elephants and other wild animals and join dozens of other places that have some kind of prohibition on using exotic animals for entertainment. The ordinance, which is expected to get final approval Tuesday from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, would apply to circuses, backyard birthday parties and filming of movies and television shows.

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  10. Comeback kid: Giants fan Bryan Stow continues his 'miraculous' recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    Bryan Stow stands on a deck in his backyard. Using his left hand to balance his 250-pound frame on a walker, he wraps his right hand around a baseball and unleashes a pitch with all his might.

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  11. 'Most dangerous movie ever made' charges into theatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    "No animals were harmed during the making of 'Roar.' But 70 members of the cast and crew were."

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  12. Comeback kid: Giants fan Bryan Stow continues his 'miraculous' recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    Bryan Stow stands on a deck in his backyard. Using his left hand to balance his 250-pound frame on a walker, he wraps his right hand around a baseball and unleashes a pitch with all his might.

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  13. Mountain lion seeks cover under house in LA, refuses to moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    LOS ANGELES >> A mountain lion certainly is acting like the Los Angeles celebrity he is: lounging under a home and refusing to be handled by wildlife officials who have used tennis balls, bean bags and prods in a failed attempt to dislodge the famous cat. Jason Archinaco, the homeowner in the hilly Los Feliz neighborhood, told Los Angeles television station KNBC that workers installing a home security system encountered the cougar in a crawl space around noon Monday.

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  14. Darren Sharper drug, sexual assault case moves to La.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    Once a football hero celebrated in New Orleans for his role in the Saints' Super Bowl season, Darren Sharper is returning to the city in disgrace to complete plea deals on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted women. He has resolved similar charges with pleas in Las Vegas and Arizona and a no-contest plea in Los Angeles under a multi-jurisdictional plea deal announced last month.

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  15. Andy Summers on new documentary and his feelings for StingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    Police guitarist Andy Summers loves Sting like a brother, but that doesn't mean he sugarcoats his feelings about his former bandmate in the new documentary, "Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police." Summers likened his sometimes-biting analysis of Sting in the film to dishing on a beloved family member, rather than harboring any bad feelings.

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  16. Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper starts acknowledging sex assaultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    Removing any doubt that he drugged and raped women, Former NFL star Darren Sharper has taken the first of several steps to own up to sexual assaults in four states that will send him to prison for about nine years. In two separate court cases, Sharper pleaded guilty to sexual assault in Arizona and no contest in California to raping two women he knocked out with a potent sedative mixed with booze.

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  17. The British are coming to late-night: Corden ready to chatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    He offers a visitor to his modest office at CBS Television City a pillow for an uncomfortable chair. He raids a mini-fridge for drinks, suggesting bottled coffee .

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  18. 'The Sound of Music' film celebrates a golden anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    The 1965 Oscar-winning film adaptation of the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical "The Sound of Music" is celebrating its 50th birthday this year and its star Julie Andrews can't quite believe it. "This is a lovely moment to mark.

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  19. Hearing in Sharper case set for next week in Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    Lawyers say they are ready for a preliminary hearing next week for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper on charges that he drugged and raped two women in Los Angeles County. Judge Michael Pastor on Wednesday scheduled the hearing next Tuesday to see if prosecutors have enough evidence to try Sharper.

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  20. Withdrawal of LA stadium plan reorders chase for NFL teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    The demise of an NFL stadium proposal in the heart of downtown Los Angeles has reordered the competition to lure professional football back to the region after two decades of game-less Sundays. The pullout by Anschutz Entertainment Group ended a dream of having a team play in the shadow of the city's skyline.

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