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Los Angeles Auto Show -- Insider's Guide

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Steve Parker

This year the big news is, much to the chagrin of car-makers and their PR people worldwide, about GM and their ongoing leadership problems.

The California Dream: Is It Dead or About to Be Reborn?

Charles Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Charles Feldman

California is no longer the hot ticket item. What growth there is comes from births rather than immigration. People just are not moving here as much as they used to.

California's Impending Mudslides: How To Stay Prepared

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A powerful storm is poised to strike California on Tuesday and Wednesday, bringing with it the risk of flash floods and mudslides in the areas affecte...

Health and the Shortage of Flu Vaccine

Robert Slayton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Slayton

There's a shortage of seasonal flu vaccine, but nobody seems to be taking notice. The companies are busy cranking out swine flu vaccine.

When the Going Get's Tough, the "Tea-Baggers" Run

Stu Kreisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stu Kreisman

I guess when reality hits, the far right's faux campaign against the government suddenly looks foolish, if not downright cruel.

Trup: From the Detroit Stories

Lester Sloan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lester Sloan

It had been raining about an hour when the locksmith rang my doorbell. I went to the door prepared to put his mind at ease. If you didn't know, Detroit is like that.

"Clunker" Program Over, but Private Versions Sprout

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

The CARS law is officially over, but dealers are offering their own versions of the "clunker" program.

Exclusive! Venice (CA) Car Show Photo Album - Summer Fun!

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Summer is car show season, no doubt about it.

The Episcopalian Gay Revolution

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wayne Besen

Is there a significant market for an enlightened, modern Christianity that focuses on loving, rather than loathing one's neighbors?

Huff Post Exclusive! 2010 Porsche Panamera sedans take on Southern California freeways

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Just over a month ago, Porsche released the production facts and figures and pricing for their new Panamera four-door sedan. And today, we nearly ran ...

The Man Who's Building the $2 Million Car

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

To Alfred DiMora, designing, building and selling a $2 million limited-production super-exotic sedan seemed like a good enough idea in 2007.

White House Still "Gathering Information" While Detroit Suppliers go Bankrupt

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Even Bush doesn't want to go down in history as the man who oversaw the destruction of GM, Ford and Chrysler (I hope), and I'd guess Obama wishes he could install his own new team now and fire Paulson.

Detroit Drives to DC and Dr. Deming Invents Japan

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

We've had enough threats from our sworn enemies -- we don't need them from Detroit executives. These CEOs and their boards of directors must go, whether by car or jet or skateboard, they must go.

Deluxe of the Draw: R.E.M., Warren Zevon, Peter, Paul and Mary, and Juno

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

In case we didn't know the holiday season was fast approaching... a spate of CD box sets, hits compilations and expanded, Deluxe Editions of some of our favorite albums are usually tell-tale sign.

Five Mistakes by DC and Detroit Hurt Detroit Three's Survival Shances

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Sen. Reid's new bailout bill for the Detroit Three does not set additional fuel-economy requirements, nor does it establish a government oversight board. That's two strikes against getting our money's worth.

Jon Voight Supports Palin for President at SoCal Rally

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lisa Derrick

Sarah Palin was in Southern California, and wingnut actor, anti-father figure and notorious Campaign Chest Supporter Jon Voigt was working the crowd ...

California Thermal Hot Spot Reaches 812 Degrees

Fox News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The ground is so hot in one part of Southern California it can melt the shoes right off your feet. An unexplained "thermal anomaly" caused a patch of...

Chimp Missing In California

AP | CHRISTINA HOAG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES — A 42-year-old chimpanzee who is toilet-trained and can eat with a knife and fork is believed to be at large in a Southern Californ...

Southern California Earthquake Clocks In At 5.8 On Richter Scale

AP | ROBERT JABLON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES — The strongest earthquake to strike a populated area of Southern California in more than a decade rattled windows and chandeliers, ...

Southern California Heat Wave Breaks Records

AP | ALLISON HOFFMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES — Southern California roasted Thursday in a record-breaking, end-of-spring heat wave that sent temperatures soaring past 100 degrees...

No End: Southern California Firefighters Say It's Getting Worse

AP | NOAKI SCHWARTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Wildfires fanned by fierce desert winds threatened thousands of Southern California homes Monday, as firefighters struggled to combat the blazes that ...