Archive for October 27th, 2012

News

With a hiring boom ahead, LAFD looks to diversify its ranks

After a three-year-long hiring freeze, the LAFD is now actively recruiting new firefighters with an emphasis on black, Latino, Asian and female applicants.

Muslims pray at Angel Stadium to mark Eid al-Adha

An estimated 20,000 worshipers came to Angel Stadium Friday to mark Eid al-Adha in one of the largest public gatherings for Muslim prayer in the U.S.
Lancaster Zombie Walk - 1
The local group of supernatural investigators raised funds for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and Halfway to Home Dog Rescue.

Blogs

Dylan, ever the maverick, did not play guitar, did not address the audience except to introduce his band, and didn't play one song from his new record.
About 750,000 Southern Californian cable households can breathe a sigh of relief as the announcement came just four days before the Lakers' NBA season tips off.
UCLA Wooden Statue

UCLA unveils 8-foot, 400-pound bronze statue of Coach John Wooden

"He'd probably pooh-pooh this," Ann Meyers Drysdale, who emceed the celebration said. "He was not one to draw attention to himself."
Gale Anne Hurd Star - 1
The big reveal on Hollywood Boulevard for Gale Anne Hurd’s star on the Walk of Fame: Andrew Lincoln, the British star of ‘’Walking Dead,’’ executive producer Hurd, Hollywood Chamber of Commerce CEO Leron Gubler, and long-time former Hurd collaborator, James Cameron.
WINDY WINDS WEATHER VANE
The Santa Ana winds, which blow through in the fall, bring high fire danger because their powerful gusts can whip flames into infernos.
Halloween Brings Out Trick-Or-Treaters, Young And Old
Where are the best neighborhoods with the best candy? Help us figure it out by contributing to our map.

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