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News: May 2012

Architect Plants a Mini-Disneyland in his Backyard Garden


By Irene Byon
Thursday, May 31, 2012 | 12:54 p.m. PDT

An Anaheim Hills architect has planted Disneyland in his backyard. Take a train ride to Dave Sheegog's Disney-themed railroad garden.

Hear the Story of the U.S. Autoharp Champion


By Irene Byon
Thursday, May 31, 2012 | 12:46 p.m. PDT

The autoharp is not a common instrument. But an Orange County man has been mastering this insturment to become a...

Suspects Charged in USC Shooting Case


By Christen Lazarcheck
Saturday, May 19, 2012 | 7:55 p.m. PDT

Two suspects have been charged with the murders of USC grad students Ming Qu and Ying Wu.

They Will Surf Again


By Nicole Fukuoka
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 | 10:23 a.m. PDT

Despite their disabilites, 75 handicapped surfers braved the choppy waves at Huntington Beach to prove that with just a few...

You Don't Have to See It to Tee It


By Jonathan Kendrick
Monday, May 14, 2012 | 1:02 p.m. PDT

World champion blind golfer Bill Davis has reached the top of his game and is helping others to do the...

L.A. Beekeepers are Raising "Backwards" Bees


By Jennifer Kendall
Saturday, May 12, 2012 | 9:41 p.m. PDT

Two studies found that pesticides might be contributing to the mass die off of bees known as colony collapse disorder....

Relive USC's Win at Oregon


By Nick Burton
Friday, May 11, 2012 | 3:48 a.m. PDT

With the school year over, get excited for next year and next football season with this look back at the...

Parkour: Extreme Fitness For All Ages


By Bronte Lawson
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 | 8:17 p.m. PDT

Parkour may be an extreme sport, but it's also a unique way for people of all ages to stay in...

Food Truck Ban


By Danica Ruberti
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 | 5:00 p.m. PDT

In a perfect world, food trucks and schools can work together to fight back against obesity.

USC Loses to UC Irvine in Men's Volleyball Championship


By Kristen Rodgers and James Santelli
Saturday, May 5, 2012 | 10:33 p.m. PDT

The USC Men's Volleyball team lost in straight sets Saturday night against UC Irvine in the 2012 NCAA Men's Volleyball...

L.A. Residents Feel The Pressure of Increased Metro Fares


By Drennon Kimpton and Rachel Scott
09/15/14 | 9:57 a.m. PDT

L.A. residents will need some extra change to ride the metro as the fare rates increase.

Residents Speak out About Possible L.A.P.D. Drones


By Kay Angrum
09/15/14 | 9:55 a.m. PDT

The possibility of drones within the L.A.P.D. has residents worried.

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Urban Outfitters Swing and Miss with Controversial Sweatshirt


By mholm
09/15/14 | 6:03 p.m. PDT

Red stains on a sweatshirt made some shoppers squirm.

Accused Killers of USC Student Appear in Court


By Marc Sallinger
09/12/14 | 5:16 p.m. PDT

Friends of Xinran Ji showed up at court to show their support.