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Archive for February 14th, 2013
The San Bernardino County Coroner confirmed Thursday afternoon that the charred remains pulled from a burned-out cabin in Big Bear were those of the wanted ex-LAPD officer.
Former San Diego Mayor Maureen O'Connor acknowledged she took $2.1 million from her late husband's charitable foundation and gambled it away.
The Port of L.A. saw a drop in cargo volumes in January, while the Port of Long Beach saw a surge. Meanwhile, clerical workers have rejected a negotiated contract.
Good news: The asteroid approaching Earth will not hit us. Bad news: We can't see it because it will pass during the day. We share some ways to track the celestial fly-by, which will occur about 11 a.m. PST.
Following the shooting death of a Riverside Police officer — allegedly by murder suspect Christopher Dorner — the RPD issued a tweet, then deleted it.
A woman was killed Thursday at the home of the South African Olympic and Paralympic athlete. Police tell South African news outlets that Pistorius is the only suspect.
The owners of a Big Bear condominium complex entered one of the units late Tuesday morning and were confronted by the fugitive. They shared their story Wednesday night.
While American Airlines and US Airways announced plans to merge Thursday, it will be several months - if not years - before passengers see any significant impact.
Christopher Dorner left no doubt he could be unforgivingly violent. But when it came to keeping ahead of the law during a manhunt, he made one gaffe after another.
A complaint filed with California regulators says Southern California Edison boosted the cost of replacing defective steam generators at the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant.
Full KPCC coverage of the upcoming Oscars: Q&As with nominees, how to pick the winners, how to throw the ultimate Oscar-viewing party and more.
There are lots of cool skateboarding tricks, but it’s not that often someone does something other skateboarders haven’t seen yet. The latest: Adam Miller.
The basketball great recorded a radio ad for Feuer. The spot will air on 102.3 FM and 92.3 FM. The assemblyman is running against incumbent Carmen Trutanich.
Judiciary panel approves nomination of Beverly Reid O’Connell, but the GOP has been holding up final votes before the full Senate.
For many immigrants, the high cost of applying for U.S. citizenship represents a financial sacrifice. It could be a big reason more don't apply.
The scheme ensnared 20,000 investors in a far-flung fraud that involved numerous companies, fake publicity and offshore accounts.
Last year, 16 people in six states experienced serious kidney injury after smoking synthetic marijuana.
Eighteen year old Katherine Kearns explores what its like to grow up with LGBT parents in her documentary film, A Family Like Mine.
Dubbed "Celestial Valentine" the infrared portrait displays generations of stars in a formation loosely shaped like a heart. In space, no one can hear it break.
“Burning Love” began its first season mocking “The Bachelor,” so where better to start for season 2 than taking on “The Bachelorette" and debuting on Valentine’s Day.
The head of the Beer Institute says it's up to parents to teach their children to make "good, safe decisions."
The U.S. Census Bureau sent out a voluminous Valentine of divorce statistics, candy consumption and romantic-"sounding" cities. Who knew they had a sense of humor?
Undocumented immigrant student and GOP Congressman Rohrabacher get into heated debate over immigration during a visit to his Washington office
A legal settlement will keep Orange County sheriff’s deputies from ordering people in custody who wear religious attire to remove it.
OnCentral's daily round-up of the health headlines southside Angelenos ought to know about.
Today is Thursday, Feb. 14 and headlines include bickering over the city's budget, child abuse in LA County and a possible end to a sister city relationship.
Larry is joined by KPCC film critics Claudia Puig and Henry Sheehan to review the week’s new film releases including Beautiful Creatures, A Good Day to Die Hard, No and more. TGI-FilmWeek!
After five days without power and limited sanitation and food, passengers on the Carnival cruise ship Triumph can't wait to end their trip. The ship is about 25 miles or so from Mobile, Alabama, where it is being sent to port and is expected to dock sometime between eight and 11 p.m. EST.
If a devastating earthquake hit tomorrow and knocked out the power grid, how much food and water would you need for your family? Former U.S. Merchant Marine, EMT and wilderness firefighter Sam Sheridan shares what he learned to survive not only an initial devastating event, but potential resulting long-term post-apocalyptic environments too.
As of this morning, American Airlines and US Airways has official combined to become the “new American Airlines.” It it’s new iteration, the airline is said to be worth a whopping $11 billion and will offer more than 6,700 daily flights in 56 countries.
Most childcare experts believe that breastfeeding for a year is best for a new babym and while many women nurse their babies initially, few are still at it six months later. Advocates want to change that, but it's not easy.
We asked you to tell us about your best exes. Maybe you wanted to lose them, but sometimes you still love them but know you're better off broken up.
Music critic Isabela Raygoza recommends some Spanish-language romance songs to get you in the mood for love on Valentine's Day.
It's City Hall Pass, Take Two's ticket to all the latest political news coming out of downtown Los Angeles with KPCC's political team of Frank Stoltze and Alice Walton.
Joey Ramone fans can finally own a piece of his life and legacy as nearly 100 records along with a variety of other personal items is going up for auction online.
It's Valentine's Day, so you're probably seeing lots of images of Cupid with a bow and arrow. But these days, the God of love might want to add a calculator to his tool kit.
From the Fronteras Desk, reporter Jill Replogle tells the story of a late Iraqi interpreter and Capt. Blake Hall's quest to insure his family's safe arrival in the U.S.
Every week we get your weekend conversation starters with Rico Gagliano and Brendan Newnam, the hosts of the Dinner Party podcast and radio show.
Well whether you meet a mate online or off, new research suggests you may be syncing up with your partner in unexpected ways.A new study out of UC Davis appears to confirm the wisdom of countless love songs: That two hearts in love really do beat as one.
The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has quietly added two dozen members of the church to its list of clergy accused of child molestation without publicly addressing the circumstances about the accused members.
Efforts are continuing today to identify charred human remains found in a burned-down cabin in Big Bear. They are widely believed to be those of fired LAPD officer Chris Dorner, who has now been charged with murdering of four people since February 3rd.
Law enforcement officers furloughed, kids kicked out of Headstart programs, dangers to the safety of the food supply, and three-quarters of a million jobs lost.
Over the years, the National Football League has tweaked its game to make it safer for its players. For example, the league has rules barring a player from crashing into another by leading with his helmet.
Most money funding Los Angeles Unified school board races is coming from independent expenditure committees that can raise unlimited amounts of cash.