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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.

USC Trojans Remember Louis Zamperini


By Alyssa Nakamoto
07/03/14 | 1:12 p.m. PDT

Louis Zamperini died on July 2nd at the age of 97. 

Former Trojan and World War II Hero Louis Zamperini Dies


By Alyssa Nakamoto
07/03/14 | 1:10 p.m. PDT

The former Trojan track champion, Olympian, and World War II hero was 97.