Archive for May 12th, 2013


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Man critical after Huntington Beach skateboard attack

Huntington Beach police say a 25-year-old man is in critical condition after he was beaten by a group of minors, who used their skateboards as weapons.
29th Annual Fashion Group International Night Of Stars

Seth Myers named host of NBC's 'Late Night'

Myers, the longtime SNL cast member who anchors the show's "Weekend Update" segment, will take the 12:35 a.m. segment from Fallon.
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Is it safe to use compost made from treated human waste?

Treated human waste has been used on farmland for decades, but the ick factor has not entirely faded.
Girl Killed Manhunt
The mother of an 8-year-old girl who was found stabbed to death in her Northern California home and of the 12-year-old boy accused of killing her says the boy is "protective of his sister."
Crime Stock Photo (police caution tape)
The L.A. County Sheriffs Department is investigating the death of a man who was shot and killed by a deputy Saturday, after his car was pulled over.
Wildfires North Of Los Angeles Double In Size, 10,000 Homes Threatened

Project aims to track LA's carbon footprint

Every time Los Angeles exhales, odd-looking gadgets anchored in the mountains above the city trace the invisible puffs of carbon dioxide, methane and other greenhouse gases that waft skyward.
Gas prices are displayed on a board at a Hess station in Hoboken, N.J., Sunday. Lower oil and gasoline prices are giving relief to consumers who recently seemed about to face the highest  prices ever.

US gas prices expected to remain low for summer

Government forecasters say a gallon of regular gasoline will cost about $3.50 this summer — a slide of more than 10 cents from last year.

New program to curb hospital return visits may burden smaller ones in poorer areas (map)

Eight hospitals in California are paying fines under a new Medicare program that aims to cut hospital readmissions. Are they being unfairly singled out?


Los Angeles Mayor
As mayoral candidates, City Councilman Eric Garcetti and City Controller Wendy Greuel say they offer different agendas for Los Angeles. Voters are not so sure.


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