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Angels ace Richards taken from field on stretcher

garrett-richards-down.jpg Richards hurt his left knee making a play at Fenway Park in Boston. The seriousness of the injury is being evaluated.
Obituaries

Deborah Sussman, Los Angeles area designer was 83

olympics-sussman.jpg Sussman began her career as an office designer for Charles and Ray Eames. She created a distinctive graphic look for the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.
Read the memo

Daily News and LANG hire county reporter from Register

david-montero-twitter.jpg David Montero, who got to the Register last year, will cover LA county government and some general assignment.
LAT

LA Times asking readers about a smaller format paper

Thumbnail image for latimes-sign-sideview.jpg The survey asks readers to react to marketing messages that would announce a switch to a "new, compact size" but the LAT flack says it's just marketing research.
Media people
the-wrap-ice-bucket.jpg "With California in the midst of a drought, TheWrap opted against using water, and instead just waited for some of the ice to melt." Does Sharon Waxman's hair even get wet?
Media people

Reporter James Foley, 40, murdered on video in Syria

james-foley-fb.jpg "We have never been prouder of our son Jim," Foley's mother says on Facebook. "He gave his life trying to expose the world to the suffering of the Syrian people."
LAT

Beutner makes the media rounds, sounds upbeat

austin-beutner-almeida-nyt.jpg New Los Angeles Times publisher Austin Beutner broke his media silence Tuesday and appeared in the morning on KPCC's "Airtalk" with Larry Mantle, and in the evening on KCRW's "Which Way, L.A.?" with Warren Olney. I gave my response on the KCRW segment.
News

Tuesday morning news and notes: 8.19.14

letterman-williams-grab.jpg Students planned a mass killing at South Pasadena High School. LAPD officer shot in the leg. All print journo jobs are in danger: "Period." Fixing LA's sidewalks. More media arrests in Ferguson. And Letterman catches up to death of Robin Williams. Plus more.
America

Another journalist arrested in Ferguson, Mo *

scott-olson-arrest-reilly.jpg Scott Olson of Getty Images was arrested then released after several hours, apparently for not staying in the pen that police set up for journalists. A total of six journalists and more than 30 protesters were arrested Monday night or Tuesday morning.
Pacific

Strange jellies washing up on LA beaches

Velellas-htb.jpg By-the-wind sailors are related to the Portuguese man-of-war but without the painful sting. Here's a primer from Heal the Bay as the strange Pacific wildlife year continues.
Tech

LA Times reporter says au revoir to Silicon Valley

sock-puppet-obrien-crop.jpg Silicon Valley "is one of the most amazing places on the planet," says Chris O'Brien on his way to three years in France.

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Gary Leonard photo of the audience at Saturday's Central Library conversation with Gary. Bigger
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voices-of-la-iris.jpg Kamau DaƔood recites poetry backed by a klezmer jazz ensemble Sunday at Breed Street Shul. Voices of LA website. Photo: Iris Schneider
Only in LA top flag
arena-barking.jpgRemember this billboard? The latest column by Steve Harvey.
Scythed chariot
Second Street, Santa Monica Place3 8-14 - Copy.JPGSpotted in Santa Monica by Ellen Alperstein. More
Streetscape | Sawtelle
street-art-sawtelle-pregnan.jpg No pressure. LAO photo.
Fans at KCON
kpop-emoting.jpg Fans swoon at LA's big Korean music festival. More photos by Iris Schneider
Saturday detour
blue-pacific-from-piuma-vdt.jpg Veronique de Turenne goes for a drive high in the Santa Monicas. Here in Malibu


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