Archive for May 19th, 2013

'Trek' soars past 'Iron Man', but short of studio hopes

Arts & Entertainment | | May 19 2013, 6:16 PM

"Star Trek: Into Darkness" has warped its way to a $70.6 million domestic launch from Friday to Sunday, though it's not setting any records with a debut that's lower than the studio's expectations.

2 excerpts you should read from Obama's Morehouse speech

US & World | | May 19 2013, 2:16 PM

President Obama delivered a rare, very personal speech during the commencement ceremony at the historically black college.

Inglewood officer shoots man wielding 2-foot sword

Crime & Justice | | May 19 2013, 12:47 PM

An Inglewood police spokeswoman says an officer fatally shot a man who was using a 2-foot sword to smash the windows of police cars.

Crews gain on 2 wildfires burning north of LA

Local | | May 19 2013, 11:33 AM

Fire officials say they've gained the upper hand in two wildfires that have scorched areas in Castaic and Los Padres National Forest.

WSJ: Yahoo board approves $1.1 billion purchase of Tumblr

Business & Economy | | May 19 2013, 10:57 AM

The deal for the blogging site is designed to attract younger users to the ailing Web portal. The newspaper is basing the report on unnamed sources close to the situation.

WATCH: David Beckham tears up at final home game

Arts & Entertainment | | May 19 2013, 9:00 AM

The storied midfielder walked off the pitch as fans — and former French President Nicolas Sarkozy — chanted his name.

Tesla rides high, but faces formidable foe: Car dealers

Business & Economy | | May 19 2013, 8:53 AM

Tesla's business model is under attack by a formidable foe: the National Automobile Dealers Association, one of the most powerful lobbying groups in Washington.

Powerball winning ticket sold in Florida supermarket

US & World | | May 19 2013, 8:43 AM

Powerball officials were pretty confident there would be a winner in last night's giant jackpot and they were right.

Powerball winning ticket sold in Florida supermarket

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 19 2013, 8:40 AM

Powerball officials were pretty confident there would be a winner in last night's giant jackpot and they were right.

South LA churches get visits from mayoral candidates

Represent! | | May 19 2013, 12:35 PM

It's a political tradition to visit churches the Sunday before Election Day and that's exactly what Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel did across South LA.

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