Archive for October 9th, 2019

NBA Fan Raises $43K In Under Two Days To Support HK Protesters At Season Opener in LA

Local | | October 09 2019, 1:45 AM

The NBA season opens in less than two weeks at Staples Center. It’s a must-see match-up between the Lakers and Clippers. But one fan wants to make the night memorable for another reason: Hong Kong democracy.

Can The Pay-What-You-Want Model Ever Work For Restaurants? | | October 09 2019, 7:49 AM

Around the United States, and the world, a handful of pay-what-you-want restaurants have popped up. At best, the results have been mixed.

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Reddit Group Face Backlash For Limiting Conversations To People of Color

| October 09 2019, 9:51 AM

A forum on Reddit known as “BlackPeopleTwitter” is facing backlash for only allowing black Reddit users to contribute to particularly contentious and sensitive online discussions.

Millions Across California Brace For More Planned Power Outages That Could Last Days As State Wildfire Risk Remains High

| October 09 2019, 9:35 AM

More than a million Golden State residents may have to deal with their power being cut on Wednesday in order to help mitigate the chance of wildfire, according to public utility officials in Northern and Southern California.

Metrolink Proposes More SoCal Trains By Diverting Bullet Train Funds -- What Are The Trade Offs?

| October 09 2019, 9:32 AM

According to the LA Times, an internal report sent to the California High-Speed Rail Authority by MetroLink outlined that ridership between Burbank and Anaheim would increase under a new plan that would shift up to $5.5 billion in funds from the Central Valley to Southern California.

SCOTUS Hears Arguments On Sex Discrimination And LGBTQ Rights

| October 09 2019, 9:31 AM

Supreme Court justices are mulling what the impact would be if they ruled that federal civil rights law protects LGBT people from job discrimination.

Kids Are Getting A Raise: Their Average Weekly Allowance Is Now $30

| October 09 2019, 9:15 AM

American kids are making an average of $30 a week in allowance—a big jump from $17 in 2016. That’s according to a new survey of parents from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Dodgers Look To Avoid Postseason Blues As NLDS Culminates In Decisive Game 5 In LA

| October 09 2019, 8:59 AM

So far, the 2019 season for the Los Angeles Dodgers has been pretty comfortable.

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