The Riverside City Council has put off until January a decision on whether to remove the cross atop Mt. Rubidoux.
A group claiming it violates the seperation of church and state has threatened to sue the city. Several hundred people crowded the council chambers last night supporting cross which has been on the mountain since 1907.
The California Chamber of Commerce is suing the state over its “cap-and-trade” auction that begins today. The chamber calls the auction of carbon emission allowances an “unconstitutional tax” on businesses. Today’s auction is expected to raise as much as one-billion dollars by selling credits to oil refiners and other large industrial polluters.
The resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus over his extramarital affair is likely to be one of the hot issues when President Obama holds a news conference today.
Toyota is recalling more than two-point-seven-million cars worldwide because of problems with the steering wheel and water pump system. The recall covers nine models, including the Toyota Corolla and the second-generation Prius. A Toyota spokesman says the company hasn’t gotten any reports of accidents because of the problems.
The man who claims he had a sexual relationship with Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash as a 16-year-old now says he lied. The accuser’s attorney says the man “wants it known that his relationship with Mr. Clash was an adult consensual relationship.”
There’s a hormone that may keep men from cheating. Men participating in a study who used a nasal spray with oxytocin stayed further away from attractive women than men who received a placebo. German researchers are looking at the drug as a way to keep married men faithful.
And it was a double elimination on last nights Dancing with the Stars with Kirstie Allie and Gilles Marini being sent home.
November 14, 2012 at 5:49 am | Local News | No comment