Archive for February 3rd, 2013


Super Bowl ads

Tweeps go nuts for Psy's Super Bowl pistachio ad

Gangnam Style singer Psy and dancing pistachios were a bit hit among Super Bowl commercials.
Experts say universal background checks need to be updated and changed to actually work.

Video: Gun-control battle spills over to Super Bowl ads

A Super Bowl ad produced by a group backed by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg uses old video of the NRA chief calling for limited background checks.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta

Panetta: 'My mission has always been to keep the country safe'

Leon Panetta has split his life on two coasts: his home in California and his work in Washington. He reflects on years of service as he prepares to leave his job.

Is it really human trafficking?

At a conference at USC this weekend, academic said the real scope of human trafficking is hard to know


Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show
A bizarre post-Beyoncé blackout delayed Super Bowl 47 in New Orleans.
lausd school bus
A former priest and suspected child molester who left the Los Angeles Archdiocese to work for the LA Unified School District has been dismissed from his new job.
Island Night Lizard
Wildlife officials say a unique, slow-growing, long-living lizard found only on the Channel Islands may get a change in status under the Endangered Species Act.
Tracks in that area are owned and operated by Metrolink, the local commuter rail agency that shares lines with Amtrak on the Los Angeles-San Diego rail corridor.
Jose Gomez Named New Archbishop
A letter from Archbishop Gomez describing the newly-released clergy sex abuse files as "terribly sad and evil," was read at Catholic churches around L.A. on Sunday.
Mercer 4186
More crashes caused by drunk or impaired drivers occur on Super Bowl Sunday than on most other weekends. Police plan several DUI patrols and checkpoints.


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