Archive for December 30th, 2012

2 teenagers stabbed at Redondo Beach mall

Crime & Justice | | December 30 2012, 5:13 PM

Police are reviewing surveillance video as they investigate the stabbings of two teenagers inside a mall in Redondo Beach.

2013: A tipping year for climate change?

Environment & Science | | December 30 2012, 5:05 PM

This year's weather will be one for the record books; 2012 is slated to be the hottest summer on record. "We've already passed all kinds of tipping points," environmentalist Bill McKibben says.

Senate adjourns with no deal on 'fiscal cliff'

US & World | | December 30 2012, 5:03 PM

Talks appeared stalled Sunday as the Senate finished up for the evening without a deal in sight. Democratic Sen. Harry Reid said there was "still significant distance between the two sides."

Why the (very) few rule the many in Congress

US & World | | December 30 2012, 3:35 PM

Even if the Senate were to approve a compromise package and a majority of the House (Republicans and Democrats) were prepared to accept it, the deal likely won't even be brought to the House floor for debate and a vote.

Comedian Katt Williams arrested after DCFS visit

Crime & Justice | | December 30 2012, 3:27 PM

Katt Williams, the comedian who has repeatedly found himself on the wrong side of the law, is out on bail after being arrested on suspicion of child endangerment and possession of a stolen gun.

A tough year for unions, with few bright spots ahead

Business & Economy | | December 30 2012, 2:50 PM

This year, two states passed right-to-work laws, and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker survived a recall attempt. Harold Meyerson of The American Prospect says the future for organized labor remains bleak.

A look forward: Immigration reform In 2013

US & World | | December 30 2012, 2:44 PM

Will the DREAM Act become a reality? Is there comprehensive reform on the way? Will the GOP be able to reach out to Latino and other immigrant groups?

'Truth by repetition': The evolution of political mudslinging

Politics | | December 30 2012, 12:30 PM

Two former reporters are now making a living digging up dirt on political candidates. They help their clients find obscured truths on their competition — and on themselves.

'The Hobbit' is lord of the box office for third week

Arts & Entertainment | | December 30 2012, 12:00 PM

"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" continues to rule them all at the box office, staying on top for a third-straight week with nearly $33 million.

Conservatives invoke NAACP case in fight for secret donors

US & World | | December 30 2012, 10:05 AM

As a new class of million-dollar political donors rises, conservatives are fighting for continued secrecy around their contributions, arguing that conservative donors are being subjected to severe intimidation.

The mysterious disappearance of the Russian crown jewels

US & World | | December 30 2012, 10:00 AM

After the 1917 Russian Revolution, there was a debate over what to do with the spectacular jewels that had symbolized the power and wealth of the czars.

Obama 'modestly optimistic' on cliff deal

US & World | | December 30 2012, 8:38 AM

President Obama went on air to levy pressure on Congress Sunday as Senate leaders worked to negotiate a deal to avert the "fiscal cliff." Graham said the odds of a last-minute deal are "exceedingly good."

Retail workers bear brunt of sluggish holiday sales

US & World | | December 30 2012, 8:23 AM

Early sales numbers suggest it was a disappointing holiday season for retailers, and slow holiday sales mean fewer opportunities for retail workers hoping to make holiday temp jobs permanent.

Rose Parade volunteers enjoy their decorating gig

Local | | December 30 2012, 6:00 AM

Tournament of Roses Parade volunteers enjoy the hours spent gluing colorful seeds and flower petals on floats throughout Pasadena.

Rose Bowl rivals collaborate on humanitarian project

Local | | December 30 2012, 6:00 AM

The competitors in the 99th Rose Bowl game Monday will pool their efforts off the field to help pack food for hungry Angelenos.

Pasadena to hold peace rally in the wake of recent violence

The Latest | | December 30 2012, 11:03 AM

Community leaders are calling for a rally Sunday in the wake of several violent incidents that have rattled the city in recent weeks.

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