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  1. NBA Draft: UCLAa s Kevon Looney feels ready for NBA & possibly colder climateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Whittier Daily News

    He moved from the Midwest to Los Angeles, experiencing the sunny climate, pleasant co-eds and laid-back demeanor this city has to offer. But unlike plenty who have traveled before him, UCLA freshman forward Kevon Looney said he feels ready to leave Los Angeles only after one year.

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  2. Separating earthquake fact from fiction in a San AndreasaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Whittier Daily News

    This photo provided by Warner Bros. Pictures shows, from left, Art Parkinson as Ollie, Alexandra Daddario as Blake, and Hugo Johnstone-Burt as Ben, in a scene from the action thriller, “San Andreas.” The movie releases in theaters on May 29, 2015.

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  3. Milk Carton Kidsa a Montereya finds strength in simplicityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Whittier Daily News

    Joey Ryan and Kenneth Pattengale of Eagle Rock continue to fashion their own folk music revival with “Monterey,” their third album under the Milk Carton Kids moniker. Instead of stomping, high-energy sing-along choruses, the tracks on “Monterey” employ close vocal harmonies and intricate all-acoustic guitar playing to create the quiet brand of beauty one hears in Simon & Garfunkel and the Everly Brothers at their most ethereal and subdued.

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  4. Paralyzed man uses his mind to control robotic arm through neuroprostheticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Whittier Daily News

    Erik Sorto, paralyzed from the neck down when he was 21, uses a brain-controlled robotic arm, with Dr. Richard Andersen, left, professor of Neuroscience at Caltech and Dr. Charles Y. Liu, professor of neurological surgery, neurology, and biomedical engineering at USC. PASADENA >> Thirteen years after gang violence paralyzed Erik Sorto from the neck down, he sat with Matrix-like wires jutting from his head and willed a nearby robotic arm to bring beer to his thirsty lips.

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  5. Dwell on Design to present latest trends, opportunities to engage with industry expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Whittier Daily News

    That's the message behind Dwell on Design, America's largest design event, which returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center on May 30-31. The expansive exhibition is celebrating a decade of design with more than 250 industry experts, 2,000 furnishings and products from 400 exhibitors.

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  6. Legends Frazer Smith, Rodney Bingenheimer still on air a " one at KLOS, the other KROQRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Whittier Daily News

    Smith, most famously known as the morning guy on KLOS from 1979 to 1984, in many ways changed rock radio forever. And he did it through comedy born out of his stand-up routines perfected before he even landed in Los Angeles in 1976, when he worked as part of a weekend program called “The Hollywood Night Shift.” That program, which ran until 1979, starred “the Fraze” , Phil Austin and Michael C. Gwynne doing improvisational comedy based upon a topic that was supposedly chosen spontaneously.

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  7. El Ni o weather pattern could stay through winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Whittier Daily News

    Students collect trash during a stormy 22nd annual Kids Ocean Day Adopt-A-Beach Clean-Up at Dockweiler State Beach Thursday, May 14, 2015. The on-and-off-again weather system that could bust the four-year drought in California is back, and possibly much stronger than expected.

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  8. Taste of Springfield: Follow ladailynews on Snapchat for live coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Whittier Daily News

    Well, Universal Studios Hollywood can help get that checked off the bucket list with its replica of Springfield, the hometown of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie of “The Simpsons.” Springfield USA is part of the immersive experience surrounding the theme park's new attraction “The Simpsons Ride.” The Los Angeles News Group will be attending the town's neighbordhood block party on May 12 for A Taste of Springfield, which will offer samples of food and drink items from Duff Brewery, Krusty Burger, Cletus' Chicken Shack, Phineas Q. Butterfat's Ice Cream Parlour and more.

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  9. Congressman Adam Schiff wona t run for U.S. Senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Whittier Daily News

    WASHINGTON >> California Congressman Adam Schiff on Tuesday joined the growing list of potential Democratic contenders who have declined to take on Attorney General Kamala Harris in next year's Senate race to succeed Barbara Boxer. Schiff said in a prepared statement that his responsibilities as the ranking Democrat on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence took precedence.

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  10. Pink Floyd LaserSpectacular returning to Long Beach bigger than everRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Whittier Daily News

    The Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular returns to the Carpenter Center on May 16 with more lasers. Photo courtesy Carpenter Center.

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  11. Investigate Hollywood for failing to hire women directors, ACLU urgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Whittier Daily News

    LOS ANGELES >> The ACLU of Southern California and the national ACLU Women'S Rights Project said Tuesday they are asking federal and California civil rights agencies to investigate what they call “the systemic failure” to hire women directors in the film and television industry. The organizations have compiled statistical evidence of what they term “dramatic disparities” in the hiring of women.

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  12. L.A. officials encourage bicycle commuting, safety during Bike WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Whittier Daily News

    LOS ANGELES >> In conjunction with Bike Week, an annual effort to encourage two-wheel commuting and bicycle safety, Metro officials announced plans Monday to increase bike-safety classes, implement a bike-sharing pilot program next spring and install more bike racks on buses. The transportation agency will use a $224,000 state grant to hold 150 free bicycle safety classes around the county, including Los Angeles, Culver City, Santa Monica and Long Beach.

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  13. Why vaccines are important to California communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    The opening paragraph to my dad's biography reads, “I miraculously survived my mother's difficult labor and in the years that followed, I fought and survived measles, mumps, rubella, chickenpox, typhoid fever, whooping cough, dysentery , malaria , and tuberculosis. Two of my siblings were not as lucky and sadly, died from complications with tetanus and measles, respectively.” For his time, his story is not unique.

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  14. Amgen Tour of California bike race kicks off in Northern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2013 | Whittier Daily News

    LOS ANGELES >> The annual Amgen Tour of California bike races have kicked off in Northern California, and will head into the Southland next weekend. And on Sunday, the final stretch of the race will stretch from Staples Center to the Rose Bowl.

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  15. Clear skies forcast for the weekend, rain could arrive late next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Whittier Daily News

    LOS ANGELES >> A cold storm out of British Columbia brought unseasonably cool temperatures and scattered rain showers to the Southland Friday and while clear skies should return this weekend, forecasters said more unsettled weather is possible next week. The threat of rain was expected through this evening and cool temperatures were forecast to linger until Saturday before conditions return to normal Sunday as a ridge of high pressure builds in, the National Weather Service reported.

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  16. John Farrell, 1951-2015: Longtime Southern California arts critic dies at 63Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Whittier Daily News

    John Farrell, a longtime theater, opera and classical music critic for the Los Angeles News Group, died Thursday. He was 63. Easily recognized in the arts community for his theatrical style, which often included long jackets and a top hat, Farrell was known as a true and committed lover of music and theater, sometimes riding the bus for hours to shows in various cities across the Southland.

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  17. Downtown Los Angelesa Grand Performances free concert series to kick off with Gaslamp KillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    Angelenos will get to travel the world through music during this summer's Grand Performances free concert series, which boasts a lineup featuring L.A.'s own Gaslamp Killer, Malaysian songstress Yuna and Columbia's Quantic, organizers announced Friday.

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  18. Minimum wage hike could help end cycle of poverty, incarceration: Guest commentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Whittier Daily News

    Long before “The Hangover” changed my life, and as I began to transition from an assistant to producer, I spent many years trapped in the bubble of Hollywood; enjoying an all too often Steak Helen at Dan Tana's and partying with D-list celebrities at the Hollywood club of the moment, all while ignoring the fact the many Angelenos were waking up in a completely different city. It wasn't until after the release of our second film, “Old School,” that a friend invited me to speak with teens facing life in prison at Sylmar Juvenile Hall, that it really sunk in.

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  19. Newly renovated Hollywood Bowl celebrates summer season featuring big anniversary performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Whittier Daily News

    Named for the 11th straight year Pollstar magazine's Best Major Outdoor Venue, the Bowl offers the “quintessential experience of summer in Los Angeles,” as Los Angeles Philharmonic President Deborah Borda phrased it at a kickoff event Tuesday celebrating the upcoming summer season. Held on the Bowl's stage, the event highlighted recent upgrades done during the past two years that have renovated the venue's entire area of just under 18,000 seats.

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  20. Be prepared for a long wait for dim sum at Shi Hai in AlhambraRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Whittier Daily News

    Do things like this happen to everyone? Or have I been singled out by the universe for special abuse in restaurants around town? Consider this: I arrived at Shi Hai on a Sunday at almost exactly noon. The parking lot was already full, so I drove around the block and found a spot nearby on Valley Boulevard.

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