Archive for November 23rd, 2012

Eagle Rock retailers host 'Small Business Saturday' block party

Business & Economy | | November 23 2012, 12:55 PM

Small businesses want big sales this holiday shopping season, so they're offering special promotions on 'Small Business Saturday'

Meet the Watts Bears: LAPD's new pee-wee football team

Crime & Justice | | November 23 2012, 12:00 PM

The newly formed boys football team is one place where the 'hood you live in, the color you wear, or the street you're from doesn't matter.

LA Muslims and Jews to tell real-life stories on 'Home'

Local | | November 23 2012, 11:09 AM

Despite this week’s ceasefire, the flareup in violence between Israel and Gaza is prompting interfaith collaborations in the Los Angeles region. An upcoming event focuses on how Muslims and Jews regard the idea of “home.”

Photos: Exhibit documents 20 years of Latin Alternative music

Arts & Entertainment | | November 23 2012, 6:00 AM

A photo exhibit in Santa Ana documents two decades of a major music movement variously known as Rock en Español, Latin rock, and Latin alternative.

5 fun ways to burn off Thanksgiving calories in LA

Local | | November 23 2012, 6:00 AM

Food coma still going strong? Here are five ways to get out in L.A. and work off that tryptophan following the holiday feast, including ice, salsa & hidden stairs.

Larry Hagman, 'Dallas' and 'I Dream of Jeannie' actor, dies at 81

The Latest | | November 23 2012, 11:45 PM

Hagman was diagnosed in 1992 with cirrhosis of the liver and acknowledged that he had drunk heavily for years. In 1995 he underwent a liver transplant.

Black Friday roundup of door-busting, mayhem, and gunplay

The Latest | | November 23 2012, 5:11 PM

Two people were shot outside a Walmart store in Tallahassee. Pepper spray was used in a Michigan mall. There was even trouble in Santa Monica.

[POLL] NHL Lockout cancels All-Star weekend. When will it end?

The Latest | | November 23 2012, 3:24 PM

The season was to start on October 11, but the contract dispute has now affected 34 percent of the season and wiped out the wildly popular Winter Classic game.

Stocks soar on Black Friday, tech leads the way

The Latest | | November 23 2012, 2:56 PM

Major stock indexes closed one of their best weeks of the year. Traders were encouraged by positive economic news from Germany and China.

Research in Motion is surging in post-Thanksgiving trading

The Breakdown | | November 23 2012, 11:49 AM

Plenty of observers of the smartphone market had written Research in Motion off. But as the release of new phones nears, the stock is gaining.

9 protesters arrested outside Walmart in Paramount on 'Black Friday' [UPDATE]

The Latest | | November 23 2012, 10:54 AM

"I’m a little scared if I go in and they tell me that I’m fired, but that’s a risk I’m willing to take for what’s right,” Richard Reynoso, who works at the Duarte store, said.

Halle Berry's ex-boyfriend and current boyfriend fight on Thanksgiving

The Latest | | November 23 2012, 9:59 AM

Gabriel Aubry has been arrested for investigation of battery after authorities say he and the Oscar-winning actress' current boyfriend got into a fight.

7 Black Friday alternatives to shopping in Los Angeles

The Latest | | November 23 2012, 9:14 AM

For those about to shop, we salute you. For those about to nap, here are a few alternatives to fill the hours of festive, digestive distress known as Black Friday.

The prospects of playing with Proposition 13

Represent! | | November 23 2012, 6:00 AM

Will Democrats in Sacramento tweak Prop 13?

Black Friday crimestoppers: Slow down and be safe

The Latest | | November 23 2012, 6:00 AM

Shoppers beware of car burglar thieves and distracted or reckless drivers this holiday shopping weekend to stay safe and victimless.

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FilmWeek (11/23/12): Life of Pi, Hitchcock, Price Check and more

| November 23 2012, 10:55 AM

Larry is joined by KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell, Peter Rainer and Charles Solomon to review the week’s new film releases including Life of Pi, Hitchcock, Price Check and more.

The Loh Down On Science

Psycho Cyclones

| November 23 2012, 6:00 AM

Pass the salt!


Big Man on Campus: LAUSD’s Superintendent John Deasy

| November 23 2012, 1:27 PM

LAUSD’s John Deasy heads back to his office with a lot of decisions to make after Proposition 30 passed on the November ballot.

Thanksgiving’s over, time to share the memories

| November 23 2012, 11:00 AM

It’s time for the Friday-morning quarterbacking session – how was your holiday? Were there any surprises? What will you do differently next year?

Mannequins: More than models

| November 23 2012, 10:55 AM

Would you shop if you thought a mannequin was watching? What’s the difference between this and a security camera?

FilmWeek: Life of Pi, Hitchcock, Price Check and more

| November 23 2012, 10:50 AM

Larry and the critics review the week’s new film releases, including Life of Pi, Hitchcock, Price Check and more. TGI-FilmWeek!

A love letter to the dying art of American cinema

| November 23 2012, 10:44 AM

David Thomson, film historian and author of “The Big Screen: The Story of the Movies,” didn’t want to write just any history of cinema.

Egypt’s Morsi dramatically expands his power

| November 23 2012, 10:43 AM

Is Morsi setting himself up to become the new dictator of Egypt? What is the reaction amongst different groups in Egypt and in the international community?

The rise of the Millennial vote

| November 23 2012, 10:43 AM

Over the next two presidential election cycles, there will be 95 million millennial votes up for grabs. How will their choices shape Congress?

The American dream captured by Maynard L. Parker

| November 23 2012, 8:54 AM

The work of prolific photographer Maynard L. Parker exemplifies modern photography. His work can now be enjoyed in a new collection from curator Jennifer A. Watts.

New memoir exposes the hospitality industry’s dirty laundry

| November 23 2012, 8:53 AM

Have you ever wondered what the hotel concierge says about you behind your back? Now you can find out what goes on behind the scenes of the hospitality industry.

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