Archive for November 23rd, 2012

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SHOP SMALL
Small businesses want big sales this holiday shopping season, so they're offering special promotions on 'Small Business Saturday'
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Meet the Watts Bears: LAPD's new pee-wee football team

The newly formed boys football team is one place where the 'hood you live in, the color you wear, or the street you're from doesn't matter.

LA Muslims and Jews to tell real-life stories on 'Home'

Despite this week’s ceasefire, the flareup in violence between Israel and Gaza is prompting interfaith collaborations in the Los Angeles region. An upcoming event focuses on how Muslims and Jews regard the idea of “home.”
"Raza!" Vive Latino Fest (Mexico City, 2011)
A photo exhibit in Santa Ana documents two decades of a major music movement variously known as Rock en Español, Latin rock, and Latin alternative.
Skaters take to the ice at an outdoor ri

5 fun ways to burn off Thanksgiving calories in LA

Food coma still going strong? Here are five ways to get out in L.A. and work off that tryptophan following the holiday feast, including ice, salsa & hidden stairs.

Blogs

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Hagman was diagnosed in 1992 with cirrhosis of the liver and acknowledged that he had drunk heavily for years. In 1995 he underwent a liver transplant.

Black Friday roundup of door-busting, mayhem, and gunplay

Two people were shot outside a Walmart store in Tallahassee. Pepper spray was used in a Michigan mall. There was even trouble in Santa Monica.
The season was to start on October 11, but the contract dispute has now affected 34 percent of the season and wiped out the wildly popular Winter Classic game.
Saks Celebrates 80th Birthday Of Babar At The New York Stock Exchange Closing Bell

Stocks soar on Black Friday, tech leads the way

Major stock indexes closed one of their best weeks of the year. Traders were encouraged by positive economic news from Germany and China.
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Research in Motion is surging in post-Thanksgiving trading

Plenty of observers of the smartphone market had written Research in Motion off. But as the release of new phones nears, the stock is gaining.
"I’m a little scared if I go in and they tell me that I’m fired, but that’s a risk I’m willing to take for what’s right,” Richard Reynoso, who works at the Duarte store, said.
Gabriel Aubry has been arrested for investigation of battery after authorities say he and the Oscar-winning actress' current boyfriend got into a fight.
no shopping black friday
For those about to shop, we salute you. For those about to nap, here are a few alternatives to fill the hours of festive, digestive distress known as Black Friday.
Jerry Brown

The prospects of playing with Proposition 13

Will Democrats in Sacramento tweak Prop 13?
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Shoppers beware of car burglar thieves and distracted or reckless drivers this holiday shopping weekend to stay safe and victimless.

Programs

AirTalk

Episode: AirTalk for November 23, 2012
Deasy walks campus

Big Man on Campus: LAUSD’s Superintendent John Deasy

LAUSD’s John Deasy heads back to his office with a lot of decisions to make after Proposition 30 passed on the November ballot.

Thanksgiving’s over, time to share the memories

It’s time for the Friday-morning quarterbacking session – how was your holiday? Were there any surprises? What will you do differently next year?

Mannequins: More than models

Would you shop if you thought a mannequin was watching? What’s the difference between this and a security camera?
Special Screening For 20th Century Fox And Fox 2000's "Life Of Pi" - Arrivals

FilmWeek: Life of Pi, Hitchcock, Price Check and more

Larry and the critics review the week’s new film releases, including Life of Pi, Hitchcock, Price Check and more. TGI-FilmWeek!

A love letter to the dying art of American cinema

David Thomson, film historian and author of “The Big Screen: The Story of the Movies,” didn’t want to write just any history of cinema.
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Egypt’s Morsi dramatically expands his power

Is Morsi setting himself up to become the new dictator of Egypt? What is the reaction amongst different groups in Egypt and in the international community?
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election

The rise of the Millennial vote

Over the next two presidential election cycles, there will be 95 million millennial votes up for grabs. How will their choices shape Congress?

The American dream captured by Maynard L. Parker

The work of prolific photographer Maynard L. Parker exemplifies modern photography. His work can now be enjoyed in a new collection from curator Jennifer A. Watts.
Have you ever wondered what the hotel concierge says about you behind your back? Now you can find out what goes on behind the scenes of the hospitality industry.

Take Two

Episode: Take Two for November 23, 2012

FilmWeek

Larry is joined by KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell, Peter Rainer and Charles Solomon to review the week’s new film releases including Life of Pi, Hitchcock, Price Check and more.

The Loh Down On Science

Psycho Cyclones

Pass the salt!

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