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News: April 2012

Organization Marks L.A. Riots Anniversary with Bus Tour


By Matthew Leland
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 | 4:03 p.m. PDT

The tour highlights the city's triumphs since the riots occurred in 1992.

Study Finds the Costs of a Terrorist Attack in Los Angeles


By Alyssa Nakamoto
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 | 3:59 p.m. PDT

The study showed that most of the costs would come from psychological effects resulting from a terrorist attack.

Study Shows Steady Population Growth


By Matthew Leland
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 | 2:39 p.m. PDT

Report released Tuesday says California population growth is moving slower than expected.

Obama Pushes for Low Student Loans


By Kristen Rodgers
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 | 12:50 p.m. PDT

Obama spoke to college students Tuesday about pushing for lower student loan rates.

Burbank Teacher Named 2012 National Teacher of the Year


By Emily Shapiro
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 | 11:11 a.m. PDT

One local teacher receives teacher of the year award from President Obama.

National Cholesterol Levels Continue to Drop


By Kristen Rodgers
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 | 11:09 a.m. PDT

New report shows that only 13 percent of U.S. adults have high total cholesterol.

New Trend of Teenagers Drinking Hand Sanitizer


By Kristen Rodgers
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 | 10:36 a.m. PDT

Los Angeles teens are hospitalized after drinking hand sanitizer.

Weather: 04/23/12


By Irene Byon
Monday, April 23, 2012 | 7:21 p.m. PDT

Merit Mondays: Karen Parker


By Irene Byon
Monday, April 23, 2012 | 5:07 p.m. PDT

This week's merit student scores brownie points as a giving book worm.

L.A. Riots: A 'Community in Uproar'


By Josanta Gray
Monday, April 23, 2012 | 3:50 p.m. PDT

Citizens look back at the past twenty years and forwards to race relations in the future.

FDA Seeks to Regulate E-Cigarettes


By Mengyi Jenny Sun and Matt Hamilton
04/24/14 | 3:21 p.m. PDT

Starting tomorrow, the public can submit comments about the FDA's proposed changes through the agency's website.

Postal Workers Oppose Mail Countertops at Staples


By Matt Hamilton and Kimberly Leoffler
04/24/14 | 2:48 p.m. PDT

Meanwhile, the Postmaster General said partnering with Staples is about "growing our business."

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Halloween Shooting Suspect Sentenced To 40 Years


By ATVN
04/18/14 | 12:28 p.m. PDT

The 21-year-old behind the USC Halloween shooting in 2012 was sentenced to 40 years to life in prison. 

USC Celebrates Earth Week


By Tiffany Taylor
04/21/14 | 1:39 p.m. PDT

Actor Ian Somerhalder will speak on campus in honor of Earth Day.