A helicopter exploded while refueling at the Corona Airport late last night. One person was killed and several hangars were damaged. The victim has not been identified.
The Cyber Monday shopping blitz is underway with online sales of electronics, toys and other big-ticket items offering deep discounts. Millions of shoppers across the country are logging on to their computers aiming to score more holiday deals. Retail trade groups expect Americans to spend more than one-billion-dollars online today. Over the long holiday weekend, the National Retail Federation says shoppers spent just over 59 billion dollars.
A popular cholesterol-reducing drug is being recalled because it might contain small particles of glass. The company that makes the generic version of the widely-prescribed anti-cholesterol drug Lipitor is recalling 41 lots of its 90- and 500-count bottles because of the possibility of contamination.
A paraglider was killed yesterday afternoon after crashing into high power lines in a remote area near San Jacinto.
It’s unclear as to how “Dallas” will handle the death of Larry Hagman, who played the show’s notorious villian J. R. Ewing. Production on the show was expected to resume this week. Hagman died Friday after a battle with throat cancer. He was 81.
“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2″ was number one for the second week in a row earning $64 million dollars over the long holiday weekend. Skyfall was second.
The cost to actually buy all the gifts mentioned in the classic carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas” is going up. PNC Wealth Management puts the price tag at $107-thousand, 300 dollars. That’s up more than six percent from 2011.
November 26, 2012 at 5:05 am | Local News | No comment