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Archive for December 15th, 2012

  • Chicano rock pioneers Los Lobos marking 40 years

    December 15, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This April 7, 2004 file photo shows members of the band Los Lobos, from left, Louie Perez, Cesar Rosas, Conrad Lozano, David Hidalgo holding a guitar, and Steve Berlin posing for a photograph, in Los Angeles. They are the progenitors of Chicano...

  • 2 dead after shooting at Las Vegas Strip hotel

    December 15, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    The marquee for the Excalibur hotel-casino is seen along Las Vegas Boulevard, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, in Las Vegas. At around 8:30 p.m., a man shot a woman, who was a vendor at the hotel’s concierge desk, and then turned the gun on himself. The man was...

  • Corgan rocks in ring as wrestling promoter

    December 15, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, DEC. 15-16 – FILE – This Sept. 22, 2012 file photo shows Billy Corgan promoting The Smashing Pumpkins album “Oceania” during a news conference in Mexico City. Corgan has gone from Smashing Pumpkins to...

  • School shooting postpones Cruise premiere in Pa.

    December 15, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This publicity film image released by Paramount Pictures shows Tom Cruise in a scene from “Jack Reacher.” Cruise plays a former military cop investigating a sniper case. Paramount has postponed the premiere of “Jack...

  • UN court orders release of Argentine ship in Ghana

    December 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Argentina’s three-masted navy training tall ship ARA Libertad, which was seized on Oct. 2 as collateral for unpaid bonds dating from Argentina’s economic crisis a decade ago, sits docked at the port in Tema, outside Accra, in Ghana Friday, Dec....

  • Owner of Rivera plane denies drug connections

    December 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this March 8, 2012, file photo, Mexican-American singer and reality TV star Jenni Rivera speaks during an interview in Los Angeles. The remains of Mexican-American music star Jenni Rivera, who died in a plane crash in Mexico on Sunday, were...

  • Conservationists team up with ranchers, loggers

    December 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken on Nov. 26, 2012 near Friant, Calif., herd manager Billy Freeman pushes cattle grazing on the Finegold Creek Preserve toward another pasture. The land and the herd are owned by the Sierra Foothill Conservancy, a Fresno-area land trust...

  • After battle, snowmaking to start at Ariz. resort

    December 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Klee Benally gathers with other opponents of snowmaking on Dec. 11, 2012 outside a federal courthouse in Flagstaff, Ariz. The Arizona Snowbowl is set to make snow this year, if needed, to ensure a consistent season. Local American Indian tribes have argued...

  • President’s pot comments prompt call for policy

    December 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Nov. 8, 2012 file photo shows marijuana plants flourishing under the lights at a grow house in Denver. President Barack Obama says he won’t go after Washington state and Colorado for legalizing marijuana. In a Barbara Walters interview...

  • Criminal probe adds to Texas cancer agency woes

    December 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated photo provided by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas shows Bill Gimson. Texas set out to cure cancer, putting $3 billion in taxpayer money on the table to prove it was serious. But a year of upheaval surrounding the...