Archive for February 24th, 2013

Oscars 2013: Affleck's 'Argo' gets best picture, Day-Lewis best actor, Lawrence best actress (List, Photos)

Arts & Entertainment | | February 24 2013, 8:25 PM

Ben Affleck's "Argo," a film about a fake movie, has earned a very real prize: best picture at the Academy Awards. See the complete list of winners.

Man steals Riverside police car during chase

Crime & Justice | | February 24 2013, 6:04 PM

Authorities are searching for a man who stole a Riverside police car and drove away as an officer shot at the vehicle.

Catholics reflect on church's future at Anaheim convention

Arts & Entertainment | | February 24 2013, 5:29 PM

As cardinals congregate this weekend at the Vatican, tens of thousands of Catholics convened their own assembly at the Anaheim Convention Center on Saturday.

Ancient chompers were healthier than ours

Health | | February 24 2013, 5:00 PM

By examining ancient dental plaque, researchers have concluded that prehistoric humans' diets made for healthier mouths.

Memorial service held for alleged Dorner victims Quan, Lawrence (Updated)

Crime & Justice | | February 24 2013, 4:40 PM

Monica Quan and Keith Lawrence were found shot to death three weekends ago in their car in Irvine. The couple was remembered Sunday at Concordia University.

Karzai asks US forces to leave key Afghan province

US & World | | February 24 2013, 4:38 PM

The province in question is Wardak, the focus of recent counterinsurgency operations. The Afghan president's move comes amid allegations of torture and disappearances centering on Afghans who are part of the U.S. forces.

Pope Benedict XVI delivers final Sunday blessing at Vatican

US & World | | February 24 2013, 1:00 PM

Some 100,000 people packed St. Peter's Square to hear the pope's last blessing. They interrupted him several times with applause and cheers.

Cardinal Mahony leaves to vote for pope despite plea from LA Catholics

Arts & Entertainment | | February 24 2013, 12:56 PM

Hours before Cardinal Mahony was scheduled to fly to Rome, a Catholic organization delivered a petition urging him to relinquish his role in selecting the next pope.

As deep cuts loom, continued appeals for a deal, finger-pointing | | February 24 2013, 12:00 PM

Congressional Republicans and Democrats continue to blame each other for the impasse. Without a last-minute deal, the across-the-board spending cuts go into effect March 1.

KPCC Academy Awards Viewing Party in the Crawford Family Forum

Without A Net | | February 24 2013, 3:07 PM

Tonight is Hollywood's biggest night of the year! If you couldn't make it to our viewing party in the Crawford Family Forum, join us virtually as we chat along with the show.

Hundreds to descend upon Long Beach for 2013 TED conference

The Latest | | February 24 2013, 11:23 AM

This year's speakers' roster includes Bono, Elon Musk and a woman who tastes food for a living. The conference will move next year to Vancouver.

Extra patrols added in small Westmont area

The Latest | | February 24 2013, 10:43 AM

L.A. Sheriff patrols beef up in the Westmont areas in response to a rash of gang-related shootings that happened over the President's Day holiday weekend.

Race, ethnic lines less visible as LA picks new mayor

Represent! | | February 24 2013, 8:51 AM

Los Angeles voters are picking a new mayor, but the race is far different from the landmark election of Antonio Villaraigosa eight years ago.

Razzies 'honor' Twilight Saga, Sandler comedy as year's worst

Without A Net | | February 24 2013, 8:38 AM

The Razzies held their 33rd annual tribute to the year's most cringe-worthy cinematic efforts Saturday, pouring scorn on some familiar personalities and performances.

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