Now it's time for the Friday Flashback, our weekly wrap-up of the week's big news. Joining us from Washington today, David Gura, D.C.-based reporter for Marketplace, and James Rainey, political columnist for the L.
The Television Critics Association meets with producers in Pasadena to get a preview of the year ahead. Some of the events ahead: Al Jazeera's takeover of Current TV and Jimmy Kimmel's move to the 11:35 slot, putting him up against late-night kings Leno and Letterman.
Southern California's growing thirst for fresh water continues to put pressure on the region's two main sources of imports: The ecologically troubled San Joaquin Delta and the overdrawn Colorado River.
The wind industry is breathing a sigh of relief. Congress extended the sector's tax credits for another year.Lawmakers also restructured the deal so that any project started in 2013 can get the write-offs, even if they don't finish until years later.
The Clippers soundly defeated the Lakers when they met early in the season and tonight is the highly anticipated rematch. “The Clippers versus Lakers is by the far the biggest Clippers game we’ve ever sold, bigger than the playoffs last year, but it’s partially because they’re playing the Lakers,” said broker Barry Rudin of Barry’s Ticket Service.
Tonight the Lakers have an opportunity to avenge their early season loss to the Clippers. Since then, the Clippers have become one of the league's best teams, but KPCC's Ben Bergman looks at why their ticket prices still pale in comparison to the Lakers.
Well we can all relax now that the holidays are over, put away the wrapping paper, store the decorations. Wait, no, what about "El Dia de los Reyes?" It's also known as 12th night, the feast of the magi and it's celebrated all over the world. Even here in the US. But what is it?