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LAPD Chief Beck on LA Sheriff’s race, latest crime numbers and LAPD overtime pay

LAPD Chief Beck on LA Sheriff’s race, latest crime numbers and LAPD overtime pay

Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck (C) speaks during a news conference at Los Angeles Dodger Stadium on April 14, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.; Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images The field to replace retiring Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has just become more crowded, with Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell announcing that […]

Are enough ‘Young Invincibles’ signing up for health coverage?

Are enough ‘Young Invincibles’ signing up for health coverage?

Narendra Parmar sits with Certified Enrollment Specialist, Laquanda Jordan, as he finishes the process of picking and signing up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act at a Miami Enrollment Assistance Center on December 23, 2013 in Miami, Florida. ; Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images  Young healthy Americans are not flocking to enroll in the […]

Are enough ‘Young Invincibles’ signing up for health coverage?

Are enough ‘Young Invincibles’ signing up for health coverage?

Narendra Parmar sits with Certified Enrollment Specialist, Laquanda Jordan, as he finishes the process of picking and signing up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act at a Miami Enrollment Assistance Center on December 23, 2013 in Miami, Florida. ; Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images  Young healthy Americans are not flocking to enroll in the […]

LA crime stats show continuing drop in crime

LA crime stats show continuing drop in crime

Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department patrol the streets after objects following protests, on September 7, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.; Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Crime in Los Angeles County is at a record low for the eleventh straight year. Mayor Garcetti proudly announced the final 2013 statistics today. Among the notable numbers, violent […]

LA crime stats show continuing drop in crime

LA crime stats show continuing drop in crime

Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department patrol the streets after objects following protests, on September 7, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.; Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Crime in Los Angeles County is at a record low for the eleventh straight year. Mayor Garcetti proudly announced the final 2013 statistics today. Among the notable numbers, violent […]

CBS Sports’ Seth Davis explores the gritty legacy of famed UCLA coach John Wooden

CBS Sports’ Seth Davis explores the gritty legacy of famed UCLA coach John Wooden

“Wooden: A Coach’s Life” by Seth Davis. John Wooden coached the UCLA men’s basketball team to 10 NCAA championships during the 1960s and the ’70s, but author Seth Davis says Wooden’s success is only a fraction of the man he was. Davis’s new biography Wooden: A Coach’s Life examines the man behind the legend. Noted […]

CBS Sports’ Seth Davis explores the gritty legacy of famed UCLA coach John Wooden

CBS Sports’ Seth Davis explores the gritty legacy of famed UCLA coach John Wooden

“Wooden: A Coach’s Life” by Seth Davis. John Wooden coached the UCLA men’s basketball team to 10 NCAA championships during the 1960s and the ’70s, but author Seth Davis says Wooden’s success is only a fraction of the man he was. Davis’s new biography Wooden: A Coach’s Life examines the man behind the legend. Noted […]

Filmweek: The Legend of Hercules, Cold Comes the Night, The Truth About Emanuel and more

Filmweek: The Legend of Hercules, Cold Comes the Night, The Truth About Emanuel and more

Director Renny Harlin (L) and actor Kellen Lutz attend “The Legend Of Hercules” premiere after party at MasionO on January 6, 2014 in New York City.; Credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images Larry and KPCC film critics Andy Klein and Alynda Wheat review this week’s releases, including The Legend of Hercules, Cold Comes the Night, The Truth […]

Filmweek: The Legend of Hercules, Cold Comes the Night, The Truth About Emanuel and more

Filmweek: The Legend of Hercules, Cold Comes the Night, The Truth About Emanuel and more

Director Renny Harlin (L) and actor Kellen Lutz attend “The Legend Of Hercules” premiere after party at MasionO on January 6, 2014 in New York City.; Credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images Larry and KPCC film critics Andy Klein and Alynda Wheat review this week’s releases, including The Legend of Hercules, Cold Comes the Night, The Truth […]

Filmweek: The Legend of Hercules, Cold Comes the Night, The Truth About Emanuel and more

Filmweek: The Legend of Hercules, Cold Comes the Night, The Truth About Emanuel and more

Director Renny Harlin (L) and actor Kellen Lutz attend “The Legend Of Hercules” premiere after party at MasionO on January 6, 2014 in New York City.; Credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images Larry and KPCC film critics Andy Klein and Alynda Wheat review this week’s releases, including The Legend of Hercules, Cold Comes the Night, The Truth […]