L.A.’s Afternoon News: Maggie McKay and Michael Shappee

California students admitted to UC by race

The University of California has for the first time admitted more Latino students from California as freshmen than white students. Here is a look at the number of in-state students accepted for fall 2014 admission [...]

04/18/2014

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Medicaid paid $12M for Illinois dead

CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people listed as deceased in other state records, according to an internal state government memo. The memo dated Friday, [...]

04/18/2014

FILE - This Sept. 28, 2011 file photo shows the Amazon logo on display at a news conference in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

5 features an Amazon phone might offer

NEW YORK (AP) — A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might [...]

04/18/2014

Relatives wait for their missing loved ones at a port in Jindo, South Korea, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Captain of sunken SKorean ferry arrested

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Police arrested the captain and two other crew members of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving more than 270 people missing and 29 people dead, the [...]

04/18/2014

Listen: Cloud Foundation seeks to help wild mustangs

Jennifer Glassman, Photographer and Horse Advocate, tells us the status latest on wild mustangs in the nation. She says there is plenty of land but the BLM found ways to say the mustangs are destroying [...]

04/18/2014

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Record Store Day is April 19

Bill Dudley, musicologist and previous record store owner (owned 6) says they didn’t have a record store day in his day. He tells us how record store day started in 2008: Visit your local record [...]

04/18/2014

Listen: The Bunny Museum in Pasadena

It’s the place that looks like Easter all year round! The Bunny Museum in Pasadena was born from one couple’s love of each other. See the special exhibit this month at Pasadena Central Library, 285 [...]

04/18/2014

National road trip for young adult cancer stops in Irvine tonight

Stupid Cancer is raising awareness about young adult cancer with a 14-day, 14-city road trip across the country that will also locally connect survivors, give them a voice and build community. It started in Boston [...]

04/18/2014

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Heartbleed virus safety tips

News of the Heartbleed bug has been circulating for weeks and the threat is still out there. As you may know, the problem lies mostly with the service providers we depend on whether it be [...]

04/18/2014

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Easter and Passover Events Rule the Weekend

Celebrating Easter or Passover this weekend? There are LOTS of events. The Passion Play at Shepherd of the Hills Church This is not your typical local church production put on by the Sunday School class. [...]

04/18/2014

CBS News video posted online of SurfSET - an indoor surfing exercise program.

New fitness craze: Indoor surfing

A new fitness craze is making waves. Just in time to prepare for bikini season, people are hopping on surfboards for a great workout….but not at the beach… it’s actually happening on the gym floor. [...]

04/18/2014

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Clippers radio special on-demand (Audio)

As the flagship radio station of the Los Angeles Clippers, KFWB presented a one-hour special, “L.A. Clippers: One Team, One Goal” on Thursday, April 17 at 6 p.m. with KFWB anchors Maggie McKay, Michael Shappee [...]

04/18/2014