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Archive for November 9th, 2012
In the wake of the presidential election, some Republicans have become increasingly outspoken about the need for the party to change its stance on immigration.
Stores are opening even earlier this 'Black Friday.' Walmart will open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving night, two hours earlier than last year.
The director of the CIA David Petraeus submitted his resignation Friday. Petraeus retired from the Army as a four-star general to become the CIA chief in September of 2011.
An experimental vaccine for malaria reduces infants' risk of the disease by about a third. That's less than researchers had hoped for, given the vaccine's effectiveness in toddlers.
As the Latino and Asian immigrant populations in the U.S. continue to grow, researchers are focusing on addressing health inequities among different groups.
We've compiled a list of events and deals in the Southland to help you celebrate Veterans Day this weekend. Veterans Day is this Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012.
Car dealers in New York and Massachusetts have filed a lawsuit that seeks to block Tesla from selling its pricey electric vehicles in those states.
House Speaker John Boehner drew battle lines over the coming "fiscal cliff" negotiations in an interview with ABC News. President Obama is set to address the issue at 10 a.m.
Shell Oil is taking steps to clean up toxic contamination under homes in a Carson neighborhood built on top of open pits that were covered and sold to a developer.
Los Angeles Film School ties with GI Film Festival to honor veterans with veteran submitted films, charity events, networking and awards.
Longtime Rep. Mary Bono Mack has lost her seat to Raul Ruiz, a Harvard-educated physician who mobilized the district's growing swath of Hispanic voters.
With Secretary Matt Cate leaving, Martin Hoshino will assume the reigns of one of the world's largest prison systems on Monday morning.
Despite its infamy as one of the truly horrendous songs of the modern era, Rebecca Black "Friday" writer/producer Patrice Wilson has not been deterred.
Loyola Marymount University's exit poll of local voters found high support for Prop 30's higher taxes among all groups, and highest among black voters.
LA Mayor Villaraigosa will lead a delegation of airport and port officials on a nine-day trip to Brazil, Colombia and Chile to promote trade and tourism.
An amateur linguist studying SoCal accents says he's identified a trend in Northeast L.A. regarding the disregard for the letter "r."
Prison officials have rolled out reforms in the state's isolation units but some inmates say more changes are needed.
Because of the way his atoms were put together, we celebrate Carl Sagan, the beloved scientist and Cosmos whisperer, on what would have been his 78th birthday.
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said she wishes President Obama hadn't accepted CIA Director David Petraeus's resignation.
A proposal to increase the city of Los Angeles’ sales tax in an effort to close a fiscal deficit was one step closer Friday to making it onto the March 2013 ballot.
After the passage of Prop. 30, Superintendent John Deasy will ask the LA Unified school board Tuesday to restore all furlough days and the week of instruction cut from this school year.
The rules of the 110 Freeway are set to change Saturday, Nov. 10 when "Metro ExpressLanes" – LA's first toll lanes – open for your carpooling and solo driving pleasure.
The fire started at about 3:30 a.m. near the Bob Hope Airport. Authorities said it was too dangerous for crews to fight the blaze from the inside.
Lions, Tigers & Bears sanctuary in Alpine is holding an eBay auction to raise money to build Meatball a 4-acre habitat. Their goal is $250,000.
Today is Friday, Nov. 9 and headlines include Councilwoman Jan Perry on pensions and healthcare costs, police Chief Beck on layoffs, and a look at the Republican Party in California.
Gasoline prices continue their downward slide Friday in Southern California with the average price in LA County at $3.94 for a gallon of self-serve regular.
While overall voting numbers were down this year, voters of color – especially young ones – were a larger percentage of the electorate in California.
Larry is joined by KPCC film critics Andy Klein and Wade Major to review the week’s new film releases including Skyfall, Lincoln, and A Royal Affair.
Larry is joined by KPCC film critics Andy Klein and Wade Major to review the week’s new film releases including Skyfall, Lincoln, and more. TGI-FilmWeek!
The Loh Down On Science
Gauging when to say when.
Obama’s second term will be bringing some change-ups to top-level staff.
Political strategists and pundits agree that the Hispanic vote represents a lost opportunity for the Romney campaign. Romney’s continued hedging and dodging on the issue of immigration did nothing to endear him to Spanish-speaking voters. But Obama has also been criticized for not doing more. Can Obama and the GOP mend fences on immigration reform?
What is the future of the Republican party in California? Is California truly becoming a one-party state?
Today President Barack Obama is scheduled to make a statement from the East Room of the White House. It's expected that he will discuss his strategy for averting the fiscal cliff.
Singer-songwriters Jill Sobule and Gary Eaton join Alex Cohen for a political, but friendly, battle of the bands.
James Rainey, reporter with the LA Times and Molly Ball, political reporter for The Atlantic are here to help up wrap up the week's big stories, such as that little election thing.
Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam, the hosts of the Dinner Party radio show and podcast, are here with your weekly conversation starters.
Undoubtedly, the first thing on the President's plate as he starts his second term is this fiscal cliff predicament.