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News: November 2011

USPS Begins 99th Year of Operation Santa


By Christina Hong
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 | 5:40 p.m. PST

Operation Santa comes again this year answering many children's wishes.

Critter Corner: Potbelly Pig Rescue


By Danica Ruberti
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 | 5:30 p.m. PST

Spotlight on Pig Harmony -- It's the only Pot Belly Pig rescue in Southern California.

Local Events Promote World AIDS Day


By Alice Wen and Jennifer Kendall
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 | 4:37 p.m. PST

On the eve of World AIDS Day patients, health professionals and loved ones advocate for HIV awareness.

L.A. Cities Fall Behind in Education List


By Vicki Chen
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 | 4:21 p.m. PST

Silicon Valley is home to the highest percentage of residents with a bachelor's degree or higher.

Occupy L.A. Protesters Held On $5,000 Bail


By Christina Hong
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 | 3:57 p.m. PST

The National Lawyers Guild says that protesters should be released.

L.A. Welcomes New Clean Energy Buses


By Vicki Chen and Tara Kangarlou
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 | 3:12 p.m. PST

The city introduced 95 new natural gas-powered buses to the Commuter Express program.

What's in Echo Park Lake?


By Christina Hong
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 | 2:41 p.m. PST

An assortment of items were found at the bottom of Echo Park Lake.

Credit, Debit Card Hacking at UC Riverside


By Layne Kaplan
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 | 1:01 p.m. PST

UC Riverside students, staff and visitors should check their credit or debit cards.

FAA's Plan to Prevent Travel Season Nightmares


By Layne Kaplan
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 | 11:40 a.m. PST

The FAA hopes new measures will help keep airplanes and airports flowing throughout the upcoming travel season. 

Dictionary.com Crowns the 2011 Word of the Year


By Layne Kaplan
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 | 11:11 a.m. PST

Tergiversate [tur-ji-ver-seyt]: to change repeatedly one's attitude or opinions with respect to a cause, subject, etc.; equivocate.

Second Day of Los Angeles Protest Following Ferguson Decision : Protester Reaction


By Emily Thornburg
11/26/14 | 2:45 a.m. PST

Protesters speak out about how night two of LA protests were handled. 

USC vs. UCLA Twitter War Results: #FightOn Prevails


By Fernando Hurtado
11/21/14 | 1:34 p.m. PST

#FightOn might have prevailed over #GoBruins, but more people tweeted #FUSC than #FUCLA. 

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By Eric Ruble
11/20/14 | 4:25 p.m. PST

Researcher Duncan Watts receives the Ev Rogers award for his work on Internet connectivity.

Ferguson Protests Reach USC Campus


By Fernando Hurtado and Kimberly Leoffler
11/24/14 | 11:32 p.m. PST

The campus was on lockdown for a short period of time as the protests made their way through the University...