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With clock ticking on another potential government shutdown, Trump blames Democrats

With clock ticking on another potential government shutdown, Trump blames Democrats
  • With clock ticking on another potential government shutdown, Trump blames Democrats FWC: With clock ticking on another potential government shutdown, Trump blames Democrats

    Amid contentious talks on border security, President Trump sought Sunday to preemptively cast blame on Democrats if an impasse over his demand for a border wall leads to a second partial government shutdown this week. Stopgap funding for about one-third of the government is due to expire at midnight…

  • Herb Scannell, who brought 'Dora’ to Nickelodeon, returns to his radio roots at KPCC FWC: Herb Scannell, who brought ‘Dora’ to Nickelodeon, returns to his radio roots at KPCC

    Media industry veteran Herb Scannell, 62, was recently named president and chief executive of Southern California Public Radio, the nonprofit that operates KPCC-FM (89.3) in Pasadena. It also runs KUOR-FM in the Inland Empire, KVLA-FM in Coachella Valley and the LAist website. Previously, he led…

  • Linda Ronstadt’s 1980 ‘Live in Hollywood’ album jumps to No. 1 on Amazon's best-selling CDs list FWC: Linda Ronstadt’s 1980 ‘Live in Hollywood’ album jumps to No. 1 on Amazon’s best-selling CDs list

    The recent release of the first official live recording of Linda Ronstadt’s career, coming more than a decade after Parkinson’s disease forced her to abandon singing, is surprising on at least two fronts. For starters, this celebrated perfectionist is not a fan of live albums in general, much less…

  • Earthquake: 3.6 quake strikes near Valle Vista, Calif. FWC: Earthquake: 3.6 quake strikes near Valle Vista, Calif.

    A shallow magnitude 3.6 earthquake was reported Sunday morning four miles from Valle Vista, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:12 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 9.9 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was six miles from East Hemet, Calif., eight…

  • DUI suspect arrested after 9 pedestrians are injured in downtown Fullerton FWC: DUI suspect arrested after 9 pedestrians are injured in downtown Fullerton

    Police arrested a DUI suspect after he drove onto a busy sidewalk in downtown Fullerton on Sunday morning, injuring nine pedestrians. Police arrested 22-year-old Christopher Solis of Anaheim on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs at the time of the crash. Ten victims were hospitalized…

  • Rob Lowe tweets Trump-like joke mocking Elizabeth Warren FWC: Rob Lowe tweets Trump-like joke mocking Elizabeth Warren

    Sam Seaborn he is not: Rob Lowe is drawing criticism for a tweet he made about Democratic senator-turned-presidential contender Elizabeth Warren. On Saturday, The West Wing actor made light of Warren’s claims to Native American ancestry by tweeting, “Elizabeth Warren would bring a whole new meaning to Commander in ‘Chief.’” Lowe’s comments echoed those of Warren’s conservative critics, such as Donald…

  • Knife Party Announces Upcoming 2019 EP is Finished FWC: Knife Party Announces Upcoming 2019 EP is Finished

    It’s been a minute since we’ve enjoyed new music from Knife Party, one of the most memorable and forward-thinking EDM duos in recent times. Well, the good news came out last week that the group not only has plans of releasing a new EP this year but that the project is already finished. The announcement was revealed in the group’s…

  • Prosecutors in trial on McStay family murder want jurors to view CNN interview defendant gave before his arrest FWC: Prosecutors in trial on McStay family murder want jurors to view CNN interview defendant gave before his arrest

    Months before he was arrested on suspicion of murder in 2014, Charles “Chase” Merritt told a CNN reporter he was “definitely the last person” whom Joseph McStay saw. Now, jurors tasked with deciding whether Merritt killed McStay and his family — who lived in San Diego County — may be allowed to…

  • Grammys 2019 Winners: The Full List FWC: Grammys 2019 Winners: The Full List

    See who takes home Album of the Year, Best New Artist, more

  • Former Disney CEO Ron Miller, son-in-law of Walt Disney, dies at 85 FWC: Former Disney CEO Ron Miller, son-in-law of Walt Disney, dies at 85

    Ron W. Miller, a former USC football star who married a daughter of Walt Disney and later became CEO of the Burbank entertainment giant, died Saturday. He was 85. Miller passed away in Napa, where he owned Silverado Vineyards. He served as president and later chief executive of Disney from 1978…

  • ‘Lego Movie 2’ fails to reignite the box office, ‘What Men Want’ lands at No. 2 FWC: ‘Lego Movie 2’ fails to reignite the box office, ‘What Men Want’ lands at No. 2

    Four new wide releases could not incentivize moviegoers to hit theaters this weekend in the lowest post-Super Bowl box office in 10 years. Warner Bros.’ “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” opened in first place with $35 million, well below analyst projections of $50 million to $55 million, according…

  • Cruising car-free in Santiago, Chile FWC: Cruising car-free in Santiago, Chile

    Taking a page from Bogota, Colombia, the capital bans vehicles on Sundays. That clears the way for two-wheeling that lets you see the city on a much more intimate level.