Archive for November 17th, 2012

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Kaiser said the layoffs will be spread across its 65,700 employee workforce in offices and hospitals from Kern County to the Mexican border.

Do we really need a second presidential inauguration?

Post-election pomp and circumstance seem to be in our national DNA, but there have been some low-key inaugurals, including during the Great Depression.

Blogs

USC v UCLA

UCLA defeats USC for just the second time in 14 years

"It means so much to the seniors. Look at them," Bruin head coach Jim Mora said after the game. "It's awesome. I don't know what to say. What do you want me to say?"
"He was the one who brought it up," 16-year-old McKayla Maroney of Laguna Niguel said, referring to the president. "He said, 'I pretty much do that face at least once a day.'"
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Statue Unveiling At STAPLES Center

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar gets his Staples Center statue

Looking up and smiling at his likeness, Abdul-Jabbar said of the statue, "I'm glad we got here before the pigeons got to it."

How Hungry Girl shed the pounds without guilt

She never set out to become the maven of guilt-free, fun-food dieting, the go-to girl for people who want to have their cake — and cheeseburgers and chili fries — and eat them, too, without getting fat.

Update: Three charged after Florence shooting wounds deputy

Three of four suspected gang members have been charged with attempted murder after wounding an L.A. County deputy Friday night.

Video installation gives 20th anniversary encore in LA

Diana Thater is re-opening "Oo Fifi, Five Days in Claude Monet's Gardens, Part I and Part II" after 20 years, for an entirely new audience.

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