Pulitzer Prize Winners were announced yesterday. This day gives me the opportunity to pour over some of our biggest, and often, saddest, memories of our country over the past year. read more http://youtube.com/v/TLIH6ewfplA Read the rest here: Tracy K. Smith Among Pulitzer Prize Winners
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Eight car washes in the state are paying a combined settlement of over $1 million to employees who were underpaid and treated unfairly in the past. The settlement comes as a result of a civil lawsuit filed by Attorney General Kamala D. Harris more › Read the original here: At the Car Wash (Whoa, Whoa): Workers to Receive Back Wages From “unscrupulous employers”
William Faulkner’s injunction that “the past is never dead; it’s not even past” gets unpacked to powerful effect in Kerr Seth Lordygan’s new play “Askance” at the Eclectic Company Theatre. more › Go here to see the original: Elderly Couple Combs Through Their Dark Past in ‘Askance’ at Eclectic Company Theatre
Orange County sheriff’s deputies are on the hunt for an escaped convict who wiggled through a kitchen window of a local jail. William Scott Woodin, 39, was discovered missing from Theo Lacy Jail around 5:39pm on Wednesday. He was last seen at the jail at 4pm. more › Read more here: Inmate Escapes Jail Via Kitchen Window, Heads To Carl’s Jr.
PEOPLE Top 5 are the most-viewed stories on the site over the past three days, updated every 60 minutes Much-loved rapper Heavy D, who collapsed and died suddenly on Nov. Original post: Heavy D’s Cause of Death a Blood Clot in Lung
After offending all kinds of Hollywood sensibilities for the past two years, Ricky Gervais is coming back to host the Golden Globes for a third time. The awards show is scheduled for January 15 of next year. NBC Los Angeles reports that the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which oversees the event, had this to say about re-extending the invite to Gervais… more › Go here to see the original: Ricky Gervais Will Host 2012 Golden Globes
For the past few weeks, the trial of Dr. Conrad Murray, who’s accused of involuntary manslaughter in Michael Jackson’s death, has dominated the news. And unless you’ve been following it closely, it can seem a bit like a three-ring circus with an ever-rotating cast of witnesses, lawyers and stakeholders. more › Original post: A Guide to Major Players in the Conrad Murray Trial