Archive for January 1st, 2013

Congress passes late-night fiscal cliff bill, raising taxes for wealthy

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | January 01 2013, 9:26 PM

Democrats and Republicans agree on extending tax cuts for the middle class, but ignore the impending end of a two-year Social Security tax cut.

New Year's holiday shootings leave two dead

Crime & Justice | | January 01 2013, 4:56 PM

Two men died from New Year’s Eve shootings in Los Angeles County, police said. The separate shootings occurred in Lakewood and Hawthorne.

Lockout gives NHL fans a chance to 'date' other sports

Business & Economy | | January 01 2013, 3:48 PM

While the NHL is stuck in a lock-out, hockey fans are off 'dating' other sports. The corporate ticket buyer will be tough to get back at the same price.

Inside the fiscal cliff 'budget compromise bill': Tax cuts and hikes

Politics | | January 01 2013, 3:18 PM

We list some of the bill's effects, from tax credits to rising rates.

Unemployed workers continue to search for jobs in 2013

Business & Economy | | January 01 2013, 7:29 AM

Unemployed workers like William Hutton of Venice, Calif., said they hope to find a job in 2013. Hutton, 55, has been unemployed for more than three years.

Banda El Salvador counters negative stereotypes

Local | | January 01 2013, 6:00 AM

The 147 high school age musicians in Banda El Salvador traveled four days by bus from their Central American homes to take part in today’s Rose Parade.

New laws: Driver's licenses, in-state OK for some immigrants

Local | | January 01 2013, 6:00 AM

Two new California laws allow some undocumented immigrants to get a driver’s license and to apply for financial aid at public universities.

Rose Parade grand marshal picks vary wildly from year to year

Arts & Entertainment | | January 01 2013, 6:00 AM

One year it's Mickey Mouse, the next it's a supreme court justice; the quirks of the Rose Parade grand marshal selection process.

Fiscal cliff avoided: Congress staves off tax hikes

The Latest | | January 01 2013, 9:23 PM

Past its own New Year's deadline, a weary Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation to avoid a national "fiscal cliff" of middle class tax increases and spending cuts late Tuesday night.

Arab-American 'Patriots & Peacemakers' exhibit headed to SoCal

The Latest | | January 01 2013, 4:23 PM

A made-in-Michigan exhibition on Arab-Americans who have served in the U.S. military and diplomatic corps is heading to California.

Your Photos: Rose Parade 2013 — 'Oh, the Places You'll Go'

The Latest | | January 01 2013, 2:24 PM

KPCC shares the photos you shared with KPCC and the world! Check out our tips on how to take the best Rose Parade photos, and how to share them with us.

Brain image study: Fructose may spur overeating

The Latest | | January 01 2013, 2:05 PM

Scientists have used imaging tests to show for the first time that fructose, a sugar that saturates the American diet, can trigger brain changes that may lead to overeating.

2013 Rose Parade: Traveling bands, exhausted fans, float winners (photos)

The Latest | | January 01 2013, 1:55 PM

The bands chosen for this year's Rose Parade came all over. Pasadena City College honor band travelled a few blocks. The Banda El Salvador travelled four days.

Growing GOP criticism of bill to avert fiscal cliff (updated)

The Latest | | January 01 2013, 12:59 PM

House Republicans express opposition to 'fiscal bill" compromise bill passed by the Senate. The GOP will meet again later today.

Playboy Hugh Hefner marries his 'runaway bride'

The Latest | | January 01 2013, 10:46 AM

The 86-year-old Playboy magazine founder exchanged vows with his "runaway bride," Crystal Harris, at a private Playboy Mansion ceremony on New Year's Eve.

Advisory: Winter winds through Wednesday, cold continues

The Latest | | January 01 2013, 10:00 AM

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory — winds of 35 mph or greater — for Los Angeles and other areas in the region beginning Tuesday.

'Most interesting' new laws? List says California has 27

Represent! | | January 01 2013, 6:00 AM

Of the 81 state laws for 2013 deemed "most interesting" by the National Conference of State Legislatures, the California state legislature passed 27 of them.

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Business Update with Mark Lacter

The big stories across the Southland in 2013

| January 01 2013, 9:15 AM

KPCC's business analyst Mark Lacter tells us about the stories to watch across the Southland in 2013.

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Half Brain

| January 01 2013, 6:00 AM

How Flipper stayed chipper.

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