Taiwan Artists Part of CMJ Music Marathon

by Shaun Tanson NEW YORK, October 26, 2014 (AFP) – More than 1,300 musicians descended on New York for the annual CMJ Music Marathon, which provides a stage to emerging artists vying for greater recognition in the industry. While the number of music festivals has soared in recent years, 33-year-old CMJ — originally named for the […] Read More

Yahoo Surges on Alibaba Sales

Yahoo said Tuesday its quarterly profit surged with its sale of shares in Chinese Internet powerhouse Alibaba, and that it was seeing signs of life in its mobile Internet initiatives. Read More

Herpes Lawsuit

A woman who alleges she got herpes from an Army Special Forces major, who also gave the disease to his ex-wife and two other women, is suing the serviceman. Read More

Election Endorsements

From the Publisher, Clif Smith Published Thursday, October 16, 2014 The San Marino Tribune encourages all registered voters to vote. We respect whatever your private decisions may be, but it’s the duty of all citizens to vote. With one party — the Democrat Party — constantly blocking even the smallest efforts to ensure that our […] Read More

LAX Ebola Scare

A woman vomited and exhibited flu-like systems aboard a Los Angeles bound flight from New York, prompting authorities to divert the plane to a remote terminal at LAX out of concern over possible Ebola exposure, but authorities determined there was no threat. Read More

“It’s Getting Colder Because of Global Warming.” — NOT

From the Publisher, Clif Smith Published Thursday, October 9, 2014   Really. How do we know this? Because government-funded computer modelers say so. Many in our community are attorneys and scientists. Attorneys look at the facts. If the facts help their client’s position, they argue the facts. If the facts hurt their client’s position, they […] Read More

Talks Collapse, Hong Kong Protestors Fight On

Crunch talks between Hong Kong's democracy protesters and the government have been called off, just hours after demonstrators vowed to ratchet up their occupation of key parts of the city if their demands were not met. Read More

President Obama Arrives in Los Angeles

President Barack Obama arrived at Los Angeles International Airport today to begin a 24-hour Southland visit, during which he will promote his plans to create economic opportunity for millennials and conduct a fundraiser at Gwyneth Paltrow's home. Read More

Ebola Death Toll Close to 3,900

The death toll in the world's worst-ever Ebola epidemic has edged closer to 3,900, with the virus killing nearly half of the more than 8,000 people infected, UN figures showed Wednesday. Read More

Biden Begins Los Angeles Visit

Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to begin a two- day visit to Los Angeles today by speaking at fundraisers for Iowa Senate candidate Bruce Braley and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Read More

Hong Kong Protestors Agree to Talks With Government

by Laura Mannering, Aaron Tam HONG KONG, October 6, 2014 (AFP) – Hong Kong protest leaders said late Monday they had agreed to hold talks with the government as their numbers dwindled and they faced growing pressure to end their pro-democracy sit-in. The mass rallies that had drawn tens of thousands evaporated Sunday night in […] Read More

Cape Town Nobel Summit Suspended

Cape Town's mayor on Thursday "suspended" a planned summit of Nobel peace laureates, blaming the South African government's "intransigence" in refusing to grant a visa to the Dalai Lama. Read More

Hong Kong Leader Not Willing to Step Down

Hong Kong's embattled leader defiantly rejected demands to resign and sent his deputy to talk to pro-democracy demonstrators, as huge crowds rallied outside his government's besieged headquarters early Friday for a fifth consecutive night. Read More

Democracy Protestors Break Through Hong Kong Government Headquarters

by Aaron Tam HONG KONG, September 26, 2014 (AFP) – Dozens of protesters broke through the gates of Hong Kong’s government headquarters late Friday in an ongoing student demonstration against Beijing’s refusal to grant the city unfettered democracy. Police used pepper spray as around 100 people pushed into the grounds of the complex, some scaling over […] Read More

Nobel Laureates Boycott South African Summit Over Dalai Lama

by Lawrence Bartlett CAPE TOWN, September 25, 2014 (AFP) – Six Nobel peace laureates will boycott a global summit in South Africa next month after the government refused to grant the Dalai Lama a visa, a spokeswoman said Thursday. South Africa denied Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader permission to attend the summit to avoid angering China, which […] Read More