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Kanye says he understands George Bush’s ‘disgust’

BY JAMES BURNETT When assessing the lowest moments of George W. Bush’s presidency, outside observers might have gone with, oh, Abu Ghraib, or that time when he realized he was going to have to bail out the US financial system, or when his approval rating dropped to 22...

James held out of Heat practice

MIAMI (AP) – LeBron James was held out of Miami’s practice on Thursday with a deep bruise on his right shin, which has bothering him for about a week. The NBA’s two-time reigning MVP expects to play Friday when the Heat visit New Orleans. James says the shin has...

Is Black Rice the Latest Superfood?

Everyone knows that brown rice is healthier than white, but is black rice the fairest of them all? Like its paler sibling brown rice, black rice is high in vitamin E, iron, fiber and antioxidants, but a new study suggests that it may also alleviate inflammation associated with...

Kobe’s triple-double leads Lakers past Kings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – When Kobe Bryant was limited in training camp because of offseason knee surgery, the Los Angeles Lakers didn’t know how long it would take for their star to find his usual form. Apparently, five games was enough. Bryant had 30 points, 12...

Rap Star Lil Wayne Out of Jail

Lil Wayne was freed from jail Thursday after serving eight months in a gun case, emerging with a hot new album, well-wishes from a former president and a deepened appreciation for his fans. “Welcome home, Weezy!” the rap star’s Facebook page proclaimed, using...

Fall heat continues across Southern Calif.

LONG BEACH, Calif. (KABC) – Temperatures are not expected to break records on Thursday, but Southern Californians are being warned to take necessary precautions as the warm weather continues. Several young runners are recovering after being overcome by the heat in...

Upsilon Sigma Phi & West Coast Sigma Delta Phi schedule joint Christmas party

The Upsilon Sigma Phi of Greater Los Angeles and the West Coast SIgma Delta Phi Alumni Assn., Inc. will hold their joint Christmas Party on Friday, December 3, 2010 – 7:00 PM at the Castaway Restaurant, Verdugo Room, 1250 E. Harvard Rd., Burbank, CA. 91501. Attire for this...

UPAAGLA celebrates annual Lantern Parade

The University of the Philippines Alumni Assn. of Greater Los Angeles (UPAAGLA) is celebrating its annual Lantern Parade at 6:00 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2010 at the Dance Village,1925 W. Temple St., Los Angeles, CA. 90026. The public is invited to this event, which...

McDonald’s slams San Francisco ban on Happy Meals

LOS ANGELES, November 3, 2010 (AFP) – Fast food giant McDonald’s said Wednesday it was “extremely disappointed” at a ruling by San Francisco authorities banning high-calorie Happy Meals, which entice children to eat with free toys. The response came after...

Police witness in Philippine massacre says he feared clan

MANILA, November 3, 2010 (AFP) – A police officer who admitted to receiving a pay-off to help carry out the Philippines’ worst political massacre on Wednesday told a court he turned state witness to avoid being killed. Inspector Rex Ariel Diongon, 25, said he had...
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