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  • Carmageddon: Why drivers stayed off the roads Saturday

     
    So why did motorists stay off the road? Was it the stern warnings from public officials? Was it the name "Carmageddon" and other apocalyptic rhetoric? Or something else? Dennis S. Mileti, a sociologist, has spent his career analyzing human behavior......
  • Nine charged with immigrant smuggling by boat

     
    Nine charged with immigrant smuggling by boat...
  • Six undocumented Sri Lankans apprehended at LAX

     
    Officials apprehended six undocumented Sri Lankan immigrants flying into LAX from Peru. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers stopped the six -- three men, a woman and her two children -– after their flight landed. Authorities had been...
  • TSA testing more-modest airport scanners

     
    Airport scanners may reveal less of passengers' bodies, TSA says...
  • Jay Carney approves of Jay Carney's first briefing as Obama White House press secretary

     
    Jay Carney, Obama's new spokesman, makes his first solo PR foray and gives himself a good grade....
  • Government: More deficit defenders

     
    The very first amendment offered to HR 1, a continuing resolution to fund government operations from March 5 through Sept. 30, was an itty-bitty cut to the ginormous sum ($516 billion, plus $158 billion for operations in Afghanistan and Iraq)......
  • Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa: Fencing with his neighbors

     
    "The mayor is afraid. Very afraid," Simone Wilson begins in an LA Weekly post that pokes fun at Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s proposal to build a 6-foot-high fence in front of his official residence, Getty House, in Windsor Square. She goes......
  • Woman with bag of meth is arrested by Border Patrol agents in O.C.

     
    A 50-year-old woman packing a 4-pound bag of methamphetamine hidden in her jacket was arrested by Border Patrol agents in San Clemente, authorities said Wednesday. The woman was in a shuttle van that was inspected Monday at the checkpoint on......
  • Illegal immigrants disguised as U.S. Marines fail to get through border checkpoint

     
    Thirteen illegal immigrants disguised themselves as U.S. Marines –- donning battle dress uniforms and caps -- in a failed attempt to get through a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint last week east of San Diego, authorities said. The driver of the......
  • Federal officers seize ropes saturated with cocaine at LAX

     
    Federal officers seized ropes and cords saturated with cocaine at Los Angeles International Airport, authorities said Tuesday. The ropes and cords weighed about 20 pounds and were inside backpacks brought in March 15 by two U.S. citizens from Panama City,...
  • Immigration: Review of jail fingerprint sharing program underway

     
    An outside expert has been hired to review the Secure Communities program. A statistician has been brought in and is working with Department of Homeland Security's Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, which investigates complaints and assists in...