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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.

L.A. Residents Feel The Pressure of Increased Metro Fares


By Drennon Kimpton and Rachel Scott
09/15/14 | 9:57 a.m. PDT

L.A. residents will need some extra change to ride the metro as the fare rates increase.

Residents Speak out About Possible L.A.P.D. Drones


By Kay Angrum
09/15/14 | 9:55 a.m. PDT

The possibility of drones within the L.A.P.D. has residents worried.

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Urban Outfitters Swing and Miss with Controversial Sweatshirt


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09/15/14 | 6:03 p.m. PDT

Red stains on a sweatshirt made some shoppers squirm.

Accused Killers of USC Student Appear in Court


By Marc Sallinger
09/12/14 | 5:16 p.m. PDT

Friends of Xinran Ji showed up at court to show their support.