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New Year's Day

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Top New Year's Day Articles

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  • L.A. County supervisors want to put cross back in county seal

    L.A. County supervisors want to put cross back in county seal
    Potentially reopening a contentious cultural battle, two Los Angeles County supervisors are proposing placing a cross in the county’s seal. In a motion filed Tuesday, Supervisors Mike Antonovich and Don Knabe called for adding a cross to the...
  • What's open on New Year's Day (and is on Jonathan Gold's 101 Best Restaurants list)

    What's open on New Year's Day (and is on Jonathan Gold's 101 Best Restaurants list)
    Maybe one of your New Year's resolutions is to finally visit all of Jonathan Gold's 101 Best Restaurants in Los Angeles. And if you want to get started on New Year's Day, here are the restaurants among the 101 that are open on Jan. 1. Start 2014 right,...
  • President Obama, family spend New Year's Eve snorkeling in Hawaii

    President Obama, family spend New Year's Eve snorkeling in Hawaii
    KAILUA, Hawaii — President Obama has never been one for the New Year's Eve blowout — and Tuesday appeared to be no exception. The first family spent the last day of 2013 snorkeling with parrotfish and green sea turtles at Hanauma Bay Nature...
  • Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki are engaged

    Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki are engaged
    How did young golf star Rory McIlroy ring in the new year? He asked girlfriend and tennis star Caroline Wozniacki to marry him, and she said yes. The power couple broke the news on Twitter as they celebrated New Year's Eve in Sydney, where Wozniacki...
  • Obama visits favorite shave ice shop before a private New Year's Eve

    Obama visits favorite shave ice shop before a private New Year's Eve
    KAILUA, Hawaii — Would it have been an authentic Hawaiian vacation for President Obama if he hadn’t stopped for shave ice? The employees at Island Snow, the Obamas' favorite spot in their vacation town of Kailua, have been preparing for...
  • To cut sea lion and bird stink, city puts gate in La Jolla Cove fence

    To cut sea lion and bird stink, city puts gate in La Jolla Cove fence
      SAN DIEGO -- In hopes of eliminating the stench left by birds and sea lions on the rocks next to La Jolla Cove, a work crew hired by the city Tuesday installed a gate in the fence that has kept people off the rocks. The theory is that if people...
  • Gay youths now 'safe' in Boy Scouts

    Gay youths now 'safe' in Boy Scouts
    Pascal Tessier, 17, had aspired to rise to the rank of Eagle Scout since he was in the sixth grade. "It shows to everyone that I'm a capable person — that I'm worth something," said Tessier, of Kensington, Md. He knew it would be an arduous...
  • Justice Sotomayor grants temporary Obamacare exemption to nuns

    Justice Sotomayor grants temporary Obamacare exemption to nuns
    WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor granted a temporary exemption late Tuesday to a small group of Catholic nuns that shields it from having to comply with a part of President Obama's healthcare law that requires it to provide...
  • Rose Parade campers stake out sites, celebrate New Year's Eve

    Rose Parade campers stake out sites, celebrate New Year's Eve
    It's an annual tradition for some families: waking up at the crack of dawn to attend the Rose Parade in Pasadena. Some families, however, take it a step farther, camping out on the streets where the parade will take place, reserving key seats in which...
  • Rose Parade veterans, neighbors enjoy a perk — a reserved spot

    Rose Parade veterans, neighbors enjoy a perk — a reserved spot
    Pasadena locals have been entitled to certain privileges during the Rose Parade. One of those is the unofficial code of "chalking," marking with chalk, or tape in some cases, a designated area on the sidewalk along the parade route to watch and celebrate....
  • Latvia adopts euro, becomes 18th member of the Eurozone

    Latvia adopts euro, becomes 18th member of the Eurozone
    Latvia began its new year as the 18th member of the European zone, despite vigorous opposition from many citizens who worry about price increases in 2014. The ceremony to switch the country officially to euros from its former currency, the lats,...