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Archive for February 27th, 2013
Air traffic controllers are warning the budget gridlock in Washington could mean gridlock at LAX and other airports, with major flight delays on the way.
She was reported missing by concerned family members. She was last seen wearing a black sweat suit. No foul play was suspected, but her family was concerned about her welfare.
A woman who smoked a cigarette through a hole in her throat to illustrate her struggle with nicotine addiction in a California PSA has died of cancer.
Though most women who choose a religious life are middle-aged, there is a new generation of young women who have chosen conservative religious orders.
Automatic spending cuts, known as sequestration, will hit California medical research and public health
Domaine Javier is suing Christian university Cal Baptist for violating anti-discrimination laws. She was expelled after revealing her biological gender on MTV's "True Life."
Cliburn achieved worldwide recognition when he won the first International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow at age 23. What's more, he did so in 1958, at the height of the Cold War.
"March Madness" is around the corner. So is the selection of a new pope. Religion News Service is bringing the two together for some early 'bracketology.'
Army Pfc. Roosevelt Clark went missing when he was 18 in 1950 - now he is coming home. He will be taken to Kern County for burial.
At issue is the formula that determines what areas are covered, which hasn't changed since 1975. The crux of the case: whether times have changed so much that Congress violated the Constitution when it reauthorized the law in 2006.
Visual effects companies struggle even as their work wins Oscars. One award-winning artist says the solution may be a new business model.
Most Americans earn more money than their parents, but it often takes two incomes to surpass the one salary that was enough when they were growing up, according to a new Pew study.
The guests argue that payment for staying at the hotel included running water suitable for drinking and washing. During their stay, Elisa Lam's body was discovered in a water tank.
Orders for U.S. factory goods that signal business investment plans jumped last month by the most in more than a year, suggesting companies are confident about their business prospects.
Police say the man quarreled with his estranged wife before taking his 15-year-old son and 86-year-old mother-in-law hostage. They eventually left the home unharmed.
It costs more to hold an immigrant in a detention facility than some Americans earn for a day's work. In 2011, ICE's average cost to detain one individual was almost $113 per day.
A lecture by the boy-next-door of porn was ordered closed by school officials, says the professor of "Navigating Pornography" — a class the administration says doesn't exist.
The freshman lawmaker struggles for news on negotiations while hearing the worries of his varied constituency.
Around seven in 10 low-income patients say they're interested in communicating electronically with their health providers – but only 19 percent actually do.
California school districts have to draw up complaint procedures by Friday for parents who feel they are being charged fees for educational activities.
After suspected murderer Christopher Dorner made claims about his firing, the LAPD defended its disciplinary process and called it fair.
A spokeswoman for the San Bernardino County sheriff's office announced initial estimates for the near weeklong manhunt for fired LAPD officer Christopher Dorner.
In immigration news: GOP leader opposed to 'path to citizenship,' ICE detainee releases, the immigrant visa line, moreMulti-American | | February 27 2013, 10:35 AM
Key House GOP player against 'path to citizenship' - NBC News House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte of Virginia has told reporters that he supports a path to "legal status," but not to citizenship, as President Obama and other lawmakers have said they favor in immigration reform talks.
OnCentral's daily round-up of the health headlines southside Angelenos ought to know about.
A maverick producer and rapper releases a video touting Kevin James and slamming the mayoral front-runners. At least one campaign responds, with a slam.
Today is Wednesday, Feb. 27 and headlines include $4 million in independent expenditures for next week's race and a look at Eric Garcetti's green record.
The increase would make LA's sales tax higher than in New York City and Chicago. L.A. city leaders pitched Measure A as a way to close the city’s deficit.
The animation studio DreamWorks' big 2012 movie disappointed at the box office. The failure has now affected the 2013 and 2014 release schedule.
The Loh Down On Science
No more hiding in plain sight.
How will the U.S. war on terrorism end? Max Boot joins Larry to talk about “Invisible Armies,” guerilla warfare, and the war we face today.
The first cuts of sequestration have begun. The Department of Homeland Security released hundreds of illegal immigrants from detention this week. Will the sequester make immigration jail spots unaffordable?
Is the small increase in sales representative of a new profitable era for the music business?
Have you been affected by bundling? Do you seek out smaller channels, or would you rather pay a la carte? Even if you disagree with bundling, should it be illegal?
Legislators from CA's Women's Caucus sent a letter to the Academy saying MacFarlane's performance "crossed the line from humor to misogyny."
Candidates for the LA mayor race continue to launch ads. The latest from Kevin James features Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti look-alikes engaged in seedy activity.
The Bible of the entertainment industry has finally succumbed to the realities of the print media business.
The hooded sweatshirt has many facets. It's worn on runways, at protests, even in boardrooms. Tim Maly details the rise of this ubiquitous piece of clothing.
Wouldn't it be nice if, say when you're driving to a place like Big Bear, you could know about road closures - because for example, there's a massive manhunt - before you get stuck on Highway 18 for hours on end? Well, as of today, you can - if you use the popular navigation app, Waze.
In immigration debate, politicians press for heightened border security despite a period of historically low violence and illegal crossings.
To get ready for acros-the-board spending cuts, the FAA is preparing to furlough staff and close air traffic control towers. This could mean delays at LAX.
Next week Los Angeles voters will head to the polls to choose school board members in three of the seven LAUSD districts. In the northeast San Fernando Valley, one man's spending power is crushing his opposition.
Reading the top-selling book from each of the last 100 years sounds like an invigorating intellectual adventure.
Rep. John Campbell talks about what can and cannot be done to prevent the looming sequestration.
The NBA season is heading into the home stretch and Clipper fans are feeling pretty good. But their potential opponent - if the playoffs were to start today - are no pushovers. The Golden State Warriors are currently eighth in points per game and third in rebounds.