Labor Day

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Labor Day deals can be better than you might think

Shopping for deals is almost as much of a Labor Day tradition as barbecuing. This year, you can shop for deals without leaving your chaise lounge. USA Today’s bargain hunter Matt Granite explains why this […]

08/30/2013

Maggie and Michael sound bite

Facebook revises facial recognition

Facebook is making it a lot easier for you to be identified among your friends and even strangers. The social media giant has started including profile pictures to its existing facial recognition technology. Up until […]

08/30/2013

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Labor Day travel projected to be highest since 2008

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – More Southland residents are taking Labor Day weekend trips this year than in 2012, mirroring a national trend, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California. Rising consumer confidence is credited […]

08/30/2013

In this Aug. 26, 2013 file photo, a deer takes refuge alongside the road in the city of Groveland, Calif., on the edge of the Rim Fire which continues to burn in the Stanislaus National Forest. (AP Photo /Elias Funez, The Modesto Bee, File)

Rim Fire puts some holiday tourists in quandary

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The huge Sierra Nevada wildfire and its smoke plume have caused some fearful tourists to opt out of plans for the last big travel weekend of the summer, but most appear […]

08/29/2013

Jon Stewart (AP Photo)

Stewart taking ‘Daily Show’ break to direct film

NEW YORK (AP) – Comedy Central says Jon Stewart will take a break from “The Daily Show” starting in June to direct and produce his first feature film.

03/05/2013

Experience LA with Maggie McKay

By Maggie McKay, KFWB afternoon anchor OK, we survived the first Carmageddon but now that the second time around is here we’re making it an excuse to CELEBRATE — or at least, deal with it. […]

09/28/2012

On Bourbon Street, party but don't preach at night

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A ban on preachers along Bourbon Street after dark is creating a First Amendment fight. The ordinance against aggressive solicitation was put in place nearly a year ago, but arrests during […]

09/14/2012

Restoration work begins on Hollywood Walk of Fame

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Repair work has begun on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, it was announced today. The first repairs — which started just after Labor Day — are taking place on the north side […]

09/13/2012

Williams Fire 91 percent contained

GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) – A wildfire in a rugged area of the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles is expected to be fully contained by early Thursday. The U.S. Forest Service says the fire […]

09/11/2012

Spacewalking team conquers bolt, installs box

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – Spacewalking astronauts have triumphed over a stubborn bolt. Japanese spaceman Akihiko Hoshide successfully drove the bolt all the way home Wednesday, after cleaning out the socket with homemade tools. That […]

09/05/2012

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