Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.


AM News: every season, turn turn turn

Stories like these are only possible with your help!
You have the power to keep local news strong for the coming months. Your financial support today keeps our reporters ready to meet the needs of our city. Thank you for investing in your community.

Disney turns back on McDonald's The pop culture giant will not be renewing its Happy Meal toy contract with the fast food giant because, well, kids are getting giant, according to a report in today's LA Times. The paper reports that Disney "wants to distance itself from fast food and its links to the epidemic of childhood obesity." Is it only a matter of time before we'll be able to get plastic figurines when we buy pears at Vons?

Pres turns to Gen Hayden After the resignation of CIA chief Porter Goss last week, this morning the administration announced the nomination of General Michael V. Hayden to head the CIA, pending confirmation. But Senators — Republicans as well as Democrats — are displeased that the nominee is military, not a civilian. And that he spearheaded the NSA domestic spying plan.

audiences turn from Tom M:i:III came in wtih $48 million, giving it #1 at the box office over the weekend. But analysts are saying it's a disappointing debut — what, they thought pushing RV into #2 was easy?

Support for LAist comes from

Apple turns up a winner Apple Computer has beaten the Beatles' Apple Corp in a British Court. Does this mean we can finally download "Hey Jobs Jude" on iTunes?

photo by via flickr