The economy is improving, Obama’s approval rating has seen an uptick (most polls put it at 46 percent, but a Washington Post-ABC poll out Monday puts it at 50 percent), and Americans are feeling more optimistic than they have been. Things could be worse, but they could be better as Obama gets ready to face the most hostile Congress he’s seen. (Even back in 2009 when he was called a liar, …
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The Expo Line trains are expected to roll into in Santa Monica by 2015. But here at the end of 2012, signs of the line’s extension are already popping up all over this city by the sea.
One landmark gallery at Bergamot Station, Track 16, is closing this week to make way for Expo, an ironic turn of events for Bergamot itself, which once functioned …
All eyes have been on the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy (ABC has a good rundown of how to help). But as the water recedes, the campaigns are back up and running and we’re hurtling towards Election Day. Here are 5 things you may have missed this week.
While you’re figuring out the best costume ever to wear to KCRW’s Masquerade, we sped closer to the presidential election! Here are five stories you may have missed this week.
Happy Friday everyone! It’s been a long week of presidential politics — there was the feisty town hall debate after all. Sometimes it makes us want to run off to Disneyland. Here are a few of things that you may have missed while you were working on your binder full of women Halloween costume.
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Who hasn’t been the wee bit tempted to sprint down the hall to the dancing candelabra in Disneyland’s “Haunted Mansion” ride, or jump out of the boat on the “Pirates of the Caribbean” to perch on that beach with the crying gull? Of course, the candelabra is a reflection and Disneyland’s security is the stuff of lore, so you’ve likely followed the rules like …
Happy Friday! Angelenos may be tracking the slow and steady progress of Space Shuttle Endeavour as it makes it way over to the California Space Center. And there was that vice presidential debate last night. But here are five other stories that you can bring up at cocktail parties this weekend.
Cool Britannia! Seriously, this week marks two important anniversaries for the Brits. While you were busy celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ “Love Me Do” and also the 50th anniversary of the first James Bond movie, “Dr. No,” there was a snoozy presidential debate and good jobs numbers! Here are some politics stories you may have missed this week.
Carmageddon 2 is coming! Watch out! Stay home! Do art! No, really, do art. Here are five stories you may have missed this week while stressing out about how you’re going to drive across town during Carmageddon 2.
It was a busy week here in Los Angeles. The iPhone 5 went on sale and the Space Shuttle Endeavour did its fly-over on the way to California Science Center. So here are a few things you may have missed while you were focusing on technology big and small.
It’s pledge drive time here at KCRW. While you were busy picking up the phone and showing support for KCRW, the VP candidates were out in full force. Here are 5 things you may have missed this week.
Wow, it’s been hot! While you were out trying to buy a better air conditioner, the presidential campaign kept humming along and Hillary Clinton showed us her moves. Here are some of the stories you may have missed last week.
While you were busy watching the Olympics on tape delay (US gymnast Gabby Douglas took home the gold! And track and field started today) and waiting for the Mars Curiosity rover to land (safely!), Congress was doing absolutely nothing. Here are 5 stories you may have missed this week.
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What’s your favorite Olympic sport? Maybe dressage? Here’s what the candidates have been up to this week.
After a gunman dressed in body armor and a gas mask opened fire during a midnight screening of “The Dark Night Rises,” killing 12 and wounding 59, Obama and Romney offered soothing words… and little else. Here are five things from a political week that ends on very tragic note.
Friday the 13th is turning out to be a tough day for Mitt Romney, who is responding to reports that he has contradicted himself about when he left Bain Capital. The Huffington Post reports that SEC files show that Romney was leading the company while it was shuttering plants and laying off workers:
SEC files include at least six instances of Romney signing documents after …
All the fireworks exploded at the same time in San Diego?! The new “Spider-Man” may actually be good?! And the East Coast is way too hot… While you were preoccupied with all that, we were watching the news. Here are 5 stories you may have missed.
While you were still trying to recover from the news of the Tom Cruise/Katie Holmes split, here are some other stories you may have overlooked.
While you were busy getting relationship advice from Fox’s new lifestyle magazine, Romney and Obama were talking immigration and Todd Palin was getting ready for a new reality show. Here are some political stories you may have overlooked this week.
While we were mourning the end of Click and Clack’s “Car Talk,” cable news and Twitter were going crazy over the president’s assertion that the “private sector is doing fine.” More on that and other stories you may have missed below…