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Archive for November 14th, 2012
Last week, the city was named one of 20 finalists for the Bloomberg Philanthropies' first-ever Mayors Challenge. It comes on the heels of a similar youth study.
Americans fear developing Alzheimer’s disease more than cancer, stroke, heart disease and any other life-threatening illness.
A man who robbed a bank Tuesday in Orange County said he wanted to be arrested because he was homeless and needed shelter and medicine.
On Wednesday, CA. will begin a scheme where businesses will have to get a permit if they emit greenhouse gases. And one California company is turning trash into biomass energy.
Spanish scientists have identified the specific gene in yeast that's responsible for the foamy head on your glass beer. And that discovery could lead to more long-lasting foam.
At a full Riverside city council hearing, dozens spoke passionately in defense of the Mt. Rubidoux cross. A decision was postponed for the council to hear from more residents.
A week ago, the affair that led to the CIA director's resignation wasn't a story. Now, it's likely to be a subject at the president's news conference. Should it be?
In each of the last three years, more than 7,000 kids from Mexico and Central America have illegally crossed the US-Mexico border alone. Many end up in California.
L.A. County Coroner says an 89-year old man who was punched on a bus died from natural causes and not from the assault.
A new way of measuring poverty in the nation shows that California has the highest poverty rate in the United States, with nearly a quarter of state residents living in poverty.
A special election to fill the vacancy that will be left by Councilman Tony Cardenas’ move to Congress will cost the city of Los Angeles about $400,000.
Los Angeles comedian Scott Aukerman announced this week that he’s retiring the live standup show he’s produced for the past 10 years, Comedy Bang Bang.
Friday will kick off LAX's annual mad scramble for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Airport traffic is expected to increase. Before you head off into the hubbub, a few tips.
Like a terrible mirage, fake Coachella lineup posters have started to appear, bringing with them years of thirsty pleas for the same bands to play our local desert.
Eddie Murphy’s getting a tribute on Spike at 10 p.m. Wednesday. It’s not a roast, but Hollywood is paying tribute to one of the most popular and important comics ever.
After the passage of condom-empowering Measure B, porn producers threaten to leave L.A. That wouldn't necessarily be a huge loss.
The L.A. Congressman is campaigning to become Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus; Republican Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield remains House Majority Whip.
Diwali, the "Festival of Lights," has its roots in India and surrounding nations, but is celebrated around Southern California by local Hindus, Sikhs and others.
His expression said it all. KPCC Director of On-Air Fundraising Rob Risko walked into my studio about 10:45 a.m. to update me on where we stood with our Fall member drive. I knew we had a $10,000 challenge that had started first thing in the morning, but didn't have any idea how far behind we had fallen in reaching the required 1,000 member threshold.
Disney's first "Latina" princess, who turned out to be not quite Latina after all, has inspired one mom to show the world what real-life Latina princesses look like.
The LAPD released the composite sketches Tuesday night hoping someone can identify the reportedly missing girl and her possible kidnapper.
Today is Wednesday, Nov. 14 and headlines include California's money troubles, an editorial on LA's sales tax, and preparations for a debate between city attorney candidates.
This interview originally aired on 'Patt Morrison'
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County continues to decline, now at $3.89, the lowest since August 7.
The Loh Down On Science
Monitoring the future of suburbia.
Christopher Plummer joins Larry to talk about immersing himself in the mind of an actor who is hoping to triumph in the role of a lifetime – for the second time.
Newly-re-elected President Barack Obama stepped up to the podium today to lay out his agenda for the remainder of his first term, and set the stage for his second.
The details of former CIA director David Petraeus’ affair are coming out, and a steady drip of new information reveals an increasingly expanding, twisted web of relationships.
How is the American electorate changing? How can the U.S. and its government heal the partisan divide on both individual and institutional levels?
Angelenos voted on state tax measures one week ago, but they may be voting on another tax measure in March if the Los Angeles City Council successfully places a half-cent sales tax hike on the ballot.
According to a new measure of wealth in the United States, nearly nine million Californians, about a quarter of state residents, live in poverty. If the new figure is correct, that would make California the state with the highest poverty rate in the country.
President Obama held his first news conference in eight months.
The French Foreign Legion has developed a lore of haunted romance, but it is still an elite fighting force made up of renegades and fugitives who are sent out on some of the most difficult and harrowing missions in the world.
Former CIA Director David Petraeus is scheduled to testify tomorrow about the diplomatic mission in Benghazi before the Senate Intelligence Committee. This will be his first public appearance since the scandal broke.
Now to Tampa, Florida, home of CentCom and of socialite Jill Kelley.
While the national media have been focusing on Generals David Petraeus and John Allen for alleged inappropriate conduct, accusations of inappropriate conduct in the military have emerged here in California.