Archive for January 12th, 2013

'Make Me Asian' app sparks online backlash

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | January 12 2013, 4:37 PM

An online petition is urging Google to remove several apps from its store, saying they reinforce and reproduce racist stereotypes.

NHL fan boycott? Not likely in LA, Anaheim

Local | | January 12 2013, 1:46 PM

Murmurs of a post-lockout boycott by angry NHL fans get quieter as the league preps schedules for a quick 48-game regular season.

NBC's David Gregory won't be charged for showing ammo magazine on TV

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | January 12 2013, 8:54 AM

When the news host displayed what he said was a high-capacity ammunition magazine last month, it prompted officials to investigate whether he had broken a city law.

Source: Lance Armstrong to admit to doping to Oprah

The Latest | | January 12 2013, 4:42 PM

He will apologize and make a limited confession to using performance-enhancing drugs in the interview, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.

Apparent suicide by Reddit co-founder inspires many online tributes

The Latest | | January 12 2013, 3:20 PM

Aaron Swartz, 26, was a prodigy who at a mere 14 years-old helped create RSS. He also co-founded the social news website Reddit.

Grant Hill to play his first game of the regular season today for the Clippers

The Latest | | January 12 2013, 12:41 PM

Hill, an 18-year veteran, will be appearing in his 998th career NBA game, the first since Oct. 13 when he was injured in an exhibition game in Shanghai.

Update: Obama tweets hilarious denial to Death Star petition

The Latest | | January 12 2013, 11:01 AM

Responding to an overwhelmingly popular petition, the White House claimed that the $850,000,000,000,000,000 it would take to build the weapon would be too costly.

Californians brace for several more nights of freezing temps

The Latest | | January 12 2013, 8:35 AM

Californians are bundling up with sweaters and gloves and stocking up on firewood as they endure more nights of very unseasonable freezing temperatures.

Newcomer opens his own checkbook in LA city attorney race; Trutanich lags

Represent! | | January 12 2013, 6:00 AM

The fundraising race is on in the campaign for Los Angeles City Attorney - and the incumbent brings up the rear

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