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Big rig hits and kills pedestrian on southbound 405; morning traffic snarled
A big rig struck and killed a pedestrian on the southbound 405 Freeway near Wilshire Boulevard early Friday, closing all but the carpool lane and snarling traffic for the morning commute. The victim was described as a male age 35-40, said CHP Officer Francisco Villalobos. "We don't know how the...
8 points by Los Angeles Times | Traffic Brentwood Los Angeles California Road Beverly Hills California Lane Holmby Hills Los Angeles California Koreatown Los Angeles California Santa Monica California
Neighborhood Spotlight: Brentwood's exclusivity can't quite shake the taint of infamy
One of L.A.’s toniest neighborhoods was, for a time, one of its most notorious. In 1994 the upscale, exclusive Westside enclave of Brentwood exploded on the national scene with the murder of Nicole Brown Simpson and the subsequent murder trial of O.J. Simpson, one of the few black residents in...
259 points by Los Angeles Times | Brentwood Los Angeles California Nicole Brown Simpson O. J. Simpson O. J. Simpson murder case J. Paul Getty Trust
Letter: FDR and ‘Monitor’ editorial hypocrisy
FDR and ‘Monitor’ editorial hypocrisyOn a recent trip to Los Angeles, while having dinner with some friends, we found ourselves reminiscing about people we hadn’t seen for years. At one point someone said, “You do know how they made their fortune, don’t you?” I shook my head no. “Well, during World...
1 points by Concord Monitor | Franklin D. Roosevelt World War II Japanese American internment President of the United States Santa Monica California United States Japanese diaspora Brentwood Los Angeles California
Challenge to possible driver strike moved to federal court
BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) - A school district's attempt to stop a possible bus driver strike is moving to federal court. The union representing drivers in Belmont authorized a strike Monday after rejecting the latest contract offer from First Student. Both sides hope for an agreement and met in Washington, D.C., ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Injunction Week-day names Rockingham County New Hampshire School bus District Restraining order Brentwood New Hampshire Contract