Archive for January 1st, 2013


john boehner

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

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

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

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

We list some of the bill's effects, from tax credits to rising rates.
New Year
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 - 1
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.
DREAMERS at Obama Campaign HQ

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

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


House Deliberates On Budget Deal Past Fiscal Cliff Deadline

Fiscal cliff avoided: Congress staves off tax hikes

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.
A made-in-Michigan exhibition on Arab-Americans who have served in the U.S. military and diplomatic corps is heading to California.
rose parade 2013
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.
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.
rose parade 2013
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.
Budget Negotiations Continue in Face of Fiscal Cliff Deadline
House Republicans express opposition to 'fiscal bill" compromise bill passed by the Senate. The GOP will meet again later today.
Playboy Hefner Buyout
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.
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.
California Capitol generic

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

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.


Business Update with Mark Lacter

Episode: The big stories across the Southland in 2013

The big stories across the Southland in 2013

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

The Loh Down On Science

Episode: Half Brain

Half Brain

How Flipper stayed chipper.

Take Two

Episode: Take Two for January 1, 2013

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