Archive for December 25th, 2012

News

Skid Row's Midnight Mission gives away thousands of toys to homeless and poor children on Christmas Day.
The Archbishop of Los Angeles and jail staff host the annual Christmas morning Mass for inmates at Men's Central Jail.
reindeer

Study: Red noses help reindeers cope with polar air

It turns out Rudolph wasn't the only reindeer with a bright red nose. All reindeer have red noses, and a new study in the British Medical Journal explains why.
Sacramento Kings v Los Angeles Lakers
On Christmas, you’ll probably spend time watching an NBA game on TV. Here’s a guide to what’s on, plus some hoops chatter that would impress Phil Jackson.
Mercer 13032
If you're going to celebrate Christmas at the beach, enjoy it - but stay away from discharging storm drains and creeks that feed into the ocean.

Blogs

Supporters Of Police Shooting Victim Ramarley Graham
A crusade against toy guns that began in 1987 is being re-launched following the elementary school shooting in Connecticut that left dozens dead.
South Pasadena Tournament of Roses
Use our guide to find some of the small-town hand-built floats and details on volunteering do's and don'ts. Hint: Dress warmly. Bring food.
Bay Area Sets Up DUI Checkpoints For Holiday Season

Traffic-related arrests, fatal accidents up in California

There were no traffic related deaths during the Christmas holiday last year, but that’s not the case this holiday season. California Highway Patrol Officer Ming Hsu says there have been three since last Friday evening.
Gritty Compton Works To Escape Cycle Of Violence

Driver killed in East Los Angeles shooting

Authorities say a motorist has been shot to death in a Christmas Day attack in East Los Angeles and they're hunting for the killer.
Charles Durning Honored At The Hollywood Walk Of Fame
Jack Klugman, 90, of "Odd Couple" fame died Monday afternoon in Los Angeles and two-time Oscar nominee Charles Durning, 89, died in his New York City home.

Programs

Business Update with Mark Lacter

Episode: Why we're going to the movies more than we did last year

Why we're going to the movies more than we did last year

KPCC's business analyst Mark Lacter says movie theaters are expecting big crowds Christmas Day with highly-anticipated releases out like "Les Miserables" and "Django Unchained."

The Loh Down On Science

Episode: Dissolving Devices

Dissolving Devices

Sandra breaks it down for you.

Take Two

Episode: Take Two for December 25, 2012

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