Happy New Years LSRP! We are excited about the major advancements Los Santos Role Play has made within a one year period; such as, the furniture system, new admitted staff members, house robbery system, Order-A-Room interiors for businesses, and much more. Now lets have a recap on some major events that took place during the memorable 2012 year!
(January 1) Chinese authorities arrest nearly 50 members of Beijing’s largest unregistered church after the congregation decides to continue meeting outdoors for Sunday worship services. Iran says it has produced its first nuclear fuel rod.
(January 5) President Obama announces a new defense strategy, cutting military spending dramatically.
(January 11) The U.S. Supreme Court rules unanimously that courts can’t intervene in church hiring decisions.
(January 12) Police arrest 43 New York City pastors and lay people who were protesting the city’s ban on church use of public schools for worship services.
(January 23) Security forces under the Syrian government kill at least 22 civilians. They kill 52 the next day, and another 100 die on Jan. 27.
(January 31) Mitt Romney wins the GOP Florida primary.
(February 4) China and Russia veto a UN Security Council vote on an Arab League peace proposal to resolve Syria’s crisis. New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin launches his team on a winning streak that sparks “Linsanity.”
(February 5) New York Giants win Super Bowl XLVI.
(February 6) Queen Elizabeth II marks the 60th anniversary of her ascension to the throne.
(February 7) The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturns California’s Proposition 8, the 2008 referendum defining marriage as between one man and one woman.
(February 26) George Zimmerman allegedly shoots and kills Trayvon Martin, sparking protests and outrage.
(February 27) Ohio student T.J. Lane allegedly shoots and kills three peers and injures two more in a rampage at Chardon High School.
(March 1) Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley signs a law legalizing same-sex “marriage” in his state. An Iraqi student shoots and kills American teacher Jeremiah Small as he begins to pray at the start of class.
(March 4) Vladimir Putin claims victory in Russia’s presidential election.
(March 6) Mitt Romney edges Rick Santorum in the GOP Ohio primary and, with other “Super Tuesday” victories, takes control of the Republican race.
(March 8) Toyota recalls 700,000 cars over safety issues.
(March 10) Militants kill 45 women and children in Homs, Syria, just hours after a UN visit to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
(March 17-18) Bombings in Syria strike Christian districts in Aleppo and Damascus, killing dozens and wounding over 100 people.
(April 10) Apple Inc. becomes the all-time most valuable company, with a market capitalization of more than $600 billion. University of Arkansas officials fire head football coach Bobby Petrino for an inappropriate relationship with a female employee.
(April 15) Islamic militants attack a Pakistan prison, freeing nearly 400 inmates.
(May 1) President Obama visits Afghanistan and signs an agreement with Afghan President Hamid Karzai that outlines a continuing U.S. role in Afghanistan after 2014.
(May 4) Mexico officials discover 23 bodies in Nuevo Laredo following a mass killing involving rival drug cartels.
(May 7-8) The New York Court of Appeals rules that viewing child pornography online is not a crime. North Carolina bans same-sex “marriage.” The Los Santos Public City Transport firm has returned, bringing organized bus routes and taxi services back to Los Santos.
(May 15-16) François Hollande becomes France’s 24th president. The fifth birthday of Los Santos Role Play.
(June 3-5)The Sheriff's Department welcomes Jesse Collins as a new Assistant Sheriff and celebrates the promotion with style.
(June 15) President Obama announces that the United States will halt the deportation of some illegal immigrants.
(June 21) Miami Heat win the National Basketball Association championship.
(June 30) Mohamed Morsi becomes president of Egypt. U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska issues a permanent injunction against New York City, calling its policy prohibiting church access to school property a violation of First Amendment rights.
(July 1) Masked attackers kill at least 17 people in attacks on Kenyan churches.
(July 3) The Obama administration files two cases with the Supreme Court that challenge the Defense of Marriage Act.
(July 27-August 12) The Summer Olympics in London draws 10,500 athletes from around the world. Ian Lowe elected mayor of Los Santos.
(August 4) Michael Trace, President and C.E.O. of TraceMedia™ announced his resignation during a press conference held at the corporate headquarters.
(August 11) Mitt Romney chooses Paul Ryan as his running mate.
(August 17-20) Long Beach Mob is busted, resulting in twenty three arrests. "Occupy Pershing Square" riot took place, pointing out the wrongings of the lack of power within the Mayoral Office and the lack of dedication from previous mayors.
(August 22) Ryder Block Families is taken down.
(August 28) Hurricane Isaac makes landfall in the United States.
(September 4) The UN says 100,000 Syrians fled to another country during August, the highest monthly figure in the 18-month conflict.
(September 5) During the Democratic National Convention, Democrats reinstate in the party platform a reference to God and a declaration that “undivided” Jerusalem is Israel’s capital. Scientists announce that “junk DNA” plays a vital role in how cells, organs, and diseases behave.
(September 11) Gunmen storm the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya, killing Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others.
(October 1) California becomes the first state to ban “conversion therapy” for gay teens.
(October 6) A Vatican court finds Pope Benedict XVI’s former butler Paolo Gabriele guilty of stealing and leaking confidential documents, and sentences him to 18 months in prison.
(October 9) Taliban gunmen shoot Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old Pakistani advocate for women’s education rights.
(October 26) China blocks access to The New York Times website after the paper publishes an investigation into the finances of Premier Wen Jiabao.
(October 28) San Francisco Giants win the World Series.
(October 29) Superstorm Sandy strikes, bringing havoc to the Northeast.
(November 1-8) President Barack Obama is reelected, now serving a second term. Olivier Carrington stepped down from his Chief Executive Officer position, leaving the warm chair free for his follower, Azami Hashimoto.
(November 14) Russian President Vladimir Putin signs a treason law that opponents believe he will use to silence critics and those who associate with foreigners. Following numerous rocket attacks from Gaza, an Israeli airstrike kills Hamas military chief Ahmed Jabari. More attacks follow.
(November 17) Mayor elections voting opens with Richard Tomson, Earl DeRozan, Brad Hoover and Allegra Nixon as the candidates.
(November 20) Uptown 424 Kilo Block receives official status for a second time.
(November 21) Israel and Hamas reach a cease-fire.
(November 23) Round 2 in the mayoral election between Allegra and Earl takes place.
(November 28) The first ruling from a circuit court on the healthcare law’s contraceptive mandate goes against the Obama administration.
(November 29-30) Egyptian Islamists unilaterally pass a draft constitution. Mayor Allegra Nixon inaugurated.
(Dec 3rd) Voyager 1 spacecraft, launched in 1977, reaches the end of our solar system and enters interstellar space.
(Dec 7th) On Friday the 7th of December at 9pm, Mayor Nixon held a memorial service in honor of the patriots who lost their lives at the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941.
(Dec 14th) 28 people, including 20 children, are shot to death at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
With president Barack Obama serving a second term and Allegra Nixon as the elected mayor of Los Santos, we can hope for a wonderful 2013 year! What is your New Year resolution Los Santos? Any major changes you're making for 2013? Visit the forums or simply click here to share your New Year resolution with the community!