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Less-funded controller's race is where the real money is

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Less-funded controller's race is where the real money is
Who could have imagined? The California controller contest is more intriguing than the slow-motion race for governor.

Afghanistan's new president faces a campaign-scarred economy

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Afghanistan's new president faces a campaign-scarred economy
As a former World Bank official, Afghanistan's new president has helped develop economic programs for Russia, India and China. But it is in his homeland that Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai faces the greatest fiscal challenge of his career.

Red Bull Sound Select offers more details of L.A. 'music takeover'

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Red Bull Sound Select offers more details of L.A. 'music takeover'
Those who peruse online music sites have perhaps been bombarded of late with exclamatory ads regarding a month-long series of events dubbed Red Bull Sound Select Presents: 30 Days in LA. A music-centered set of cultural happenings sponsored by your 2 a.m. juicing-up beverage of choice, the...

Strong growth is forecast for Inland Empire

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Strong growth is forecast for Inland Empire
It was among the nation's hardest-hit local economies during the Great Recession, beset by staggering numbers of foreclosures and one of the highest jobless rates in California.

In 1938, L.A. woman went to jail for wearing slacks in courtroom

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In 1938, L.A. woman went to jail for wearing slacks in courtroom
Kindergarten teacher Helen Hulick made Los Angeles court history — and struck a blow for women's fashion — in 1938.