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Marquis, 16, left, and English teacher Monica Jackson count the syllables in his haiku poem at Camp Afflerblaugh in La Verne. A new study found that California and other states were failing to adequately educate juvenile inmates but L.A. County court schools have made progress following a 2010 lawsuit.
A man was arrested Thursday morning after he allegedly claimed to have a bomb in his bag.
English peas, all in a pretty row. Recipe: English pea and goat cheese tart
Tim Lin and girlfriend Nicole Wong, both 22 and from San Luis Obispo, at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio.
"How to Be a Writer": The game.
The construction of Drayton Hall began in 1738. The building is the oldest surviving example of Georgian Palladian architecture in the United States. It is the only plantation house along the Ashley River to survive today.
Mabel Normand, who came to fame at Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios, was one of the top comedy stars of the silent era. Besides appearing in several shorts with Charlie Chaplin and Fatty Arbuckle, Normand also wrote, produced and directed these slapstick comedies. She's the subject of "Mabel and Me," a novel about the Hollywood of 1912 written by Jon Boorstin, an Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and novelist ("Pay or Play"). Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan praised the book for bringing to life the golden age of silent films with "conviction and passion." Boorstin will be appearing April 13 at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the panel "Historical Fiction: Stories From the Past." For more information go to events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks
The funeral procession for Boston firefighter Michael Kennedy proceeds through saluting firefighters as it arrives at Holy Name Church in Boston on Thursday.