Patt Morrison for June 14, 2012

California budget countdown

Tomorrow’s constitutional deadline to pass a state budget is fast approaching but Governor Jerry Brown and Democratic lawmakers remain deadlocked over how to cut state welfare to fill a $15.
NASA’s space probe, Voyager I – launched nearly 35 years ago – may be about to become the first human-made object to leave the solar system after flybys of Jupiter and Saturn. Space is quite big, and scientists use a unit of measurement called an astronomical unit – the general distance between the Earth and the sun – to measure distances within our solar system.
Gay Activists Gather At Mormon Temple For "Kiss In"
Mormons have certainly been in the news lately. From Mitt Romney to posthumous baptisms, questions surrounding the church, its history, practices and members abound. Not too long ago, the Mormon Church, or The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, garnered much media attention for its stance and involvement in California’s Proposition 8, which put to a vote the definition of marriage as being between only one man and one woman.
Premiere Of Focus Features' "The Kids Are All Right" - Arrivals

LA Film Fest returns to downtown

Returning to L.A. Live for the third year in a row, this year’s festival will feature a diverse slate of nearly 200 feature-length films, shorts and music videos.
A Shoe Story

What do your shoes say about you?

Look in the mirror. Now, look at your shoes. Can you possibly tell who you are between your ears by what you wear on your feet? Researchers say yes.
Author and satirist Christopher Buckley brings you more laughs after "Thank You for Smoking."
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